Happy Father’s Sunday.

To Father’s everywhere, two poems I wrote in 2015.

Acrostic, Father.

Photo from Here

First and foremost he is constantly there

Always ready to support you, comfort and to care

Tough when needed and loving too

Hoping always the best for you

Everlasting patience where you are concerned!

Rooting in corner praising you highly for the accolades you’ve earned.

πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

New Father

His hands are too big

Like his heart and the love he has to give .
His fear is tangible but he holds the baby
His own, his son. A leader of men …maybe.
This life, these eyes dependent on him
My boy my lad his heart begins to sing.

πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

Finally I bring this one out every year.

A tribute to my Father 1905 – 1976

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He was a quiet man, he was a helpful caring man.

Handsome in his youth a dashing man,a fighter for rights.

A union man, a fighting for the under dog man, a β€œI’ll do it if I can man” .

He met my Mum, a wooing man, a handsome flashing eyed Irishman.

A black haired almost wild man, a stand up for what I am man.

A good man to trust your life to and my Mum did,

He was an out in the open man. What see is what you get man, nothing hid.

He worked hard he was a family man. A sturdy, bring home the wages man,

A giver, comforter, a lover man. A home maker man some one to carry the can man.

A there until the end man.

He was a stern man, when you had done wrong, though he was a quick to praise man.

A happy to teach you a lessen in a song man. A teacher man,sometimes a preacher man

An always there when it counted man. He was a father of the bride man, and he handed all his daughters away.

He was the man who supported his sons when they became the married men.

He was a support man, and adviser man the lover of lilies of the valley man.

He was reunited with my Mum man when they saw us all gone.

He was a plain man to the end man, not a flourish and bouquet,

Nor a black magic man,an honest to the end man.

He was a deaf man, but he heard what was important man!

At the end, a blind man, in stature a tiny man in truth a giant man.

A truly missed man , a wish you where here man.

He is a gone but not a forgotten man.

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Image of the Lilies

Happy Father’s Sunday All.

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 05:14:33

    Beautiful sentiments sis πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

    Reply

  2. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 17:41:30

    Aww this is lovely, brought a tear to my eye Willow. πŸ™‚

    Reply

  3. pensitivity101
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 17:43:49

    Lovely Willow.
    I miss my Dad, and wrote a poem for today.

    Reply

  4. joylennick
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 18:51:07

    Thank you Willow. I particularly enjoyed the last one. Good Dad’s never die, mine is still watering his roses…. xx .

    Reply

  5. Betty Hayes Albright
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 20:28:39

    A wonderful tribute to your dad! It sounds like he was an amazing man. (It’s Father’s Day here too….am missing my own dad, also of Irish descent. πŸ€)

    Reply

  6. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Jun 18, 2018 @ 07:51:17

    Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    A lovely tribute to fatherhood from Willow…they may be gone but never forgotten…

    Reply

  7. dgkaye
    Jun 18, 2018 @ 23:27:00

    This was beautiful Willow ❀

    Reply

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