Our Fathers



Our fathers are in heaven

we're hollowed, not the same.

Only memories come,

their wisdom done,

our worth now seems lessened.

Live not ways of weary dread.

But relive for us their caresses

and learn thus to give to those

who need caress more than us.

Please yield us not to condemnation,

and sever us from all quarrel

For the Lord is our wisdom

Our story, we endeavor

Until then.  


Augustus/ Redlands, CA / August 1985

  • Author: Augustus (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: March 27th, 2017 19:23
  • Comment from author about the poem: I had a friend whose father died shortly after mine did.
  • Category: Spiritual
  • Views: 26
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  • rrodriguez

    Great adaptation Augustus. Great to see you again.

    • Augustus

      Thanks. Will be in and out as much as heavy duty drugs permit.

    • rrodriguez

      The Lord's Prayer is great....

    • ron parrish aka wordman

      words of wisdom my friend

    • Goldfinch60

      Our Father and our fathers are always with us.

      • Augustus

        Been ill. Thanks.

      • WriteBeLight

        Funny. My notebook has this prayer on it. I love that prayer and say it often. My father was very spiritual. It made him a positive and wonderful person. Great reminder Augustus!

        • Augustus

          Good prayer to keep by your side.

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