Son Poems | I Have a Boy – By – Hugh M. Pierce

I Have a Boy
(Son Poems)

I’ve a wonderful Boy
and I say to him, “Son ..
Be fair and be square
in the race you must run.

Be brave if you lose
and be meek if you win ..
Be better and nobler
than I’ve ever been.

Be honest and noble
in all that you do ..
And honor the name
I have given to you.

I have a boy and
I want him to know ..
We reap in life
just as we sow.

And we get what we earn
be it little or great ..
Regardless of luck
and regardless of fate.

I will teach him and show him
the best that I can ..
That it pays to be honest
and upright, a man.

I will make him a pal
and a partner of mine ..
And show him the things
in this world that are fine.

I will show him the things
that are wicked and bad,
For I figure this knowledge
should come from his dad.

I will walk with him,
talk with him
play with him, too ..
And to all of my promises
strive to be true.

We will grow up together
I’ll too be a boy ..
And share in his trouble
and share in his joy.

We’ll work out our plans
when we both will be men ..

And oh, what a wonderful
joy this will be ..
No pleasure in life
could be greater to me.

By – Hugh M. Pierce