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A Father's Wish

What do I want my boy to be?
Oft is the question asked of me,
And oft I ask it of myself-
What corner, niche or post or shelf
In the great hall of life would I
Select for him to occupy?
Statesman or writer, poet, sage
Or toiler for a weekly wage,
Artist or artisan? Oh, what
Is to become his future lot?
For him I do not dare to plan;
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Kayode Are 14 December 2017
Apparently aspirational; that the boy achieves what the father cherishes. No matter what parents teach, to each child a different pathway in life.
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