Father’s Day

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September 2, 2009 by The Citron Review

by Nathan Douglas Hansen

 

It depends on where you put the apostrophe; a holiday for all dads, a holiday for me. This year’s card–postmarked 2,000 miles away, three days ago–depicts a father and son fishing on a dock, a dog beside them sniffing a pail of worms. Inside, a 16-year-old jests at the fallacy of such things smudged by tears.

 

Nathan Douglas Hansen is an educator and co-founder of a nonprofit grade school initiative. When he isn’t teaching or parenting, he is working on various projects writing and editing. Hansen is the author of Forget You Must Remember, an autobiographical fiction published by Jaded Ibis Press, as well as prompt: a novel handbook for creative writing, and Churchkey: A Sipping Anthology. Hansen lives in Sedona, Arizona.
 

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