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Happy Father's Day: Your Sweat Is My Increase

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Happy Father's Day: Your Sweat Is My Increase

your left hand was hard, but your right, gracious putting me in the balance of Love of which its fulcrum is discipline and respect. Your weaknesses were classified just to ensure I see beyond mine Your chastisement was not without pain of which its appreciation is a strong indicator of my gradual maturity. You always guard the gates of my territory like a Centurion and fight against all antigens like a warlock. You taught me how to be complete and provided the staff and Ass as I journey across Life and appreciate. I initially thought of you differently when you gave me the partially made sandal, when you refused to help with the air-tight metal box, when you gave me bone while milk was still my best delicacy when you laughed at me while I'm confused and worst of all, stopping Mum to come to my rescue. I never knew they were task of Life I most needed, finishing off the sandal made me industrious, opening the box, made me determined and never relenting, chewing the annoying bone made me grow up; your scorn and laughter actually made me decisive and rescuing myself made me independent. All these sum up to making me a MAN! Which makes you my Hero and role model. Before I was, there was you; in fact, I am in existence because of you. I've always clinged unto you as my Life's support but you allow me make my mistakes so as to be the best gadget. Your regulation of Mum's affections only makes me be an unspoilt egg. I always increase when you sweat and your headaches are stepping stones to my zeniths. You are such an irreplaceable asset and your love, so refreshing as the evening air. What more can I say and how else can I show gratitude? As much as I know, you need none of these, One thing I must always say is, I LOVE YOU DAD!

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  1. Date: 1/12/2014 4:58:00 AM

    wow. very nice and very touching one.. :) me i have not been that much with my father but really i love each moment i have with him.. :) keep on writing :)

    Makama Avatar Funom Makama
    Date: 1/12/2014 5:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much Olive eloisa quilermo
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 2:03:00 PM

    Oh, great Father's Day poem, Funom. I quite enjoyed it. Your Dad should be proud to know that he produced a Man. Hope you having a Happy Father's Day!

    Makama Avatar Funom Makama
    Date: 6/16/2013 6:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes my dear, thanks a lot Toquyen Harell for this wonderful comment