Augustus

Aloft

 

Fearless climber of mine

Daring ascending the doom.

Held only by his wit

Up to where the clouds loom.

 

I'm but an insect below

His beyond my horizon gaze

He's circumspect

Scaling aerial ways unfrayed

 

Watching him grow aloft

Unburdened by resentment,

 An angel's demeanor soft,

Of character and contentment.

 

My baby, my boy, my son, now giant of a man.

Your Dad, beneath, face aglow, a most adamant fan.

 

 

Augustus / Folsom, Louisiana / November 2016

Comments8

  • Christina8

    What a beautiful poem. I can see you are such a proud dad, it shows,

    • Augustus

      Thanks Chrissy.

    • BRIAN & ANGELA

      THAT'S MY BOY ! You have every reason to be proud "A" Please check my latest poem and add a HYMN to my new FUSION ~ Thanks BRIAN

      • Augustus

        Thanks so much.

      • nicolerobbo

        i like this 😉 x

        • Augustus

          Thanks for reading and commenting.

        • WriteBeLight

          Loving and wonderful words from the heart. Bravo, Augustus!

          • Augustus

            Yes, he has come a long way. Thanks.

          • Vic E

            Nice!

            • Augustus

              Thanks Vic.

            • Tony36

              Wonderful write

              • Augustus

                Thanks Tony.

                • Tony36

                  Welcome

                • LIGHT WARRIOR

                  Very nicely written

                  • Augustus

                    Thanks Pharaoh. I'm sure it must appear tame compared to your bold style. I really appreciate your comment.

                    • LIGHT WARRIOR

                      Honestly...just about everyone on here is tame compared to me...lol

                    • 1 more comment

                    • maryann kousarieh

                      Sweet and beautiful

                      • Augustus

                        Thank you so much Maryann.



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