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Jim Norausky


Lock-in Mentor


One decade young now court protected
broken law or broken trust one selected
qualifying supervised life and school
learning behavioral and societal rule
attitude and group interaction earns merits
much depends upon background one inherits
therapist decides and monitors progress
another level rewarded sometimes regress
mentor gently encourages discipline in life
way for success if only to avoid feared strife
wishing you happiness after release
praying you find loving arms and not police
only first name no address when we part
just a bittersweet snapshot in my heart.

(dedicated to my wife, a very caring mentor)

Submitted: Friday, March 06, 2009
Edited: Saturday, March 07, 2009

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