Happy Father's Day

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Happy Father's Day to the absolute wildest, coolest, weirdest, funniest, craziest person I know:  

How calmly does the olive branch 
Observe the sky begin to blanch 
Without a cry, without a prayer 
With no betrayal of despair 

Some time while light obscures the tree 
The zenith of its life will be 
Gone past forever 
And from thence 
A second history will commence 

A chronicle no longer gold 
A bargaining with mist and mold 
And finally the broken stem 
The plummeting to earth, and then 

And intercourse not well designed 
For beings of a golden kind 
Whose native green must arch above 
The earth's obscene corrupting love 

And still the ripe fruit and the branch 
Observe the sky begin to blanch 
Without a cry, without a prayer 
With no betrayal of despair 

Oh courage! Could you not as well 
Select a second place to dwell 
Not only in that golden tree 
But in the frightened heart of me

-Tennessee Williams