Charles Garcia

Rookie (10/29/1924 / Honolulu Hawaii)

My Father cuts a Furrow


My father cuts a furrow, true lines does he run,
My father cuts a furrow, no horses did he have,
My father cuts a furrow no fields, hills of grass,
My fathers furrows were wisdom,
This is what he had.

To his dying day his gait was straight and true,
My father was not a farmer, for the city,
All he knew.

As father cut his furrow, so does hit son, I am told,

The wisdom my Father passed on to lay dormant,
Many years, put on hold, not until the age of 78 did
I realize, not much time left, as I too was growing old,
So I write my poetry from my fathers wisdom,
That was willed to me, only way to have my stories told.

As father cut his furrow, so does his son, to pass
The wisdom, that was left from father,
God Bless his soul.

Submitted: Saturday, February 10, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (My Father cuts a Furrow by Charles Garcia )

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Your Laughter, Pablo Neruda
  2. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home, Craig Raine
  3. Fog, Carl Sandburg
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Wait, Galway Kinnell
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]