What part of father is a son,
What separate worlds yet sharing?
What lessons does he long recall,
What learns the son from daring?
What part of mother is a son,
What gleans he from her giving?
What keeps the son both safe and sure,
What learns from life and living?
first published in Small Brushes (Adept Press)
first published in Small Brushes
©1997 Bonnie Manion