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a fathers story

  1. lsmith57 profile image60
    lsmith57posted 6 years ago

    To my son
    By Lee Smith

    Listen lad you ought to know,
    A little bit of how men grow,
    As you get older you will find,
    Many changes, some unkind.
    You’ll get taller, yes that’s true,
    But there’s lots of other changes too.
    You develop hair,
    In places where,
    Your manly bits are found,
    Your voice will change,
    And sound all strange
    Now that’s a weird sound.

    But more important you will find,
    Changes of a different kind,
    You’ll fall in love with some one who,
    Is not your mum, you’ll love her too.
    Someday soon, I’ll here you say,
    “I’m grown up Dad” and move away.
    But just remember this advice,
    You might have heard it, once or twice,

    No matter what changes or where you go,
    There’s something you should always know.
    I love you son and always will,
    Through thick and thin I’ll love you till,
    One day I will die, but before I do,
    Remember this because it’s true.
    My life is fuller for what you give,
    I have a purpose, a will to live,
    To see you grow and become a man,
    To do the things I know you can,
    You will hear me shout out loud,
    “That’s my boy, and I’m so proud”.

  2. tjhooper profile image70
    tjhooperposted 6 years ago

    that was very inspirational!

  3. starme77 profile image84
    starme77posted 6 years ago

    awesome - but you should write it as a hub - at least thats my suggestion anyway

    1. lsmith57 profile image60
      lsmith57posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      it's in my hub but no one reads them..

  4. CYBERSUPE profile image62
    CYBERSUPEposted 6 years ago

    Fantastic, I love it. I have 4 sons and this hits home. Thanks for sharing.  God Bless!