Justice Poetic
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Justice Poetic

Family of Origin

An adult child of alcoholics (ACOA) poem

Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash

It isn’t about fair
This for that
Some get this some get that
Some get the drunk for a dad, some get the preacher
There’s nothing fair in longing

It isn’t about balance
Moderation and such
Do this sometimes, don’t do this other times
Some get large families with…



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Jenny Justice

Jenny Justice

Poet | Mom | Sociologist | Author | Brings Poetry to life with empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Poetry Fangirl ❤POM Poet❤