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How's the little chap to know
Just the proper roads to go
If you never travel with him
While he's little, hand in hand?
How's he ever going to learn
Just what corners not to turn
If you never try to tell him
So that he can understand ?

Who, think you, will train him rightly,

Who will watch him daily, nightly,
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Such a lovely poem! Its only a loving father who can guide his child through the path of righteousness. To teach him, to support him and to tenderly lead him towards greater glory.

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Edward Kofi Louis 20 June 2016

If you never try to tell him! Thanks for sharing.

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Kinyua Karanja 20 June 2016

I believe these are lesson for every person especially fathers, nice poem.

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Val Legend 20 June 2016

a really gud poem... fathers should read this and learn from it

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Woru Sulyman 20 June 2016

you have to be dutiful to your family....good poem

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Susan Williams 20 June 2016

The perfect poem for Fathers- it praises those who spend their time wisely with their children and it prods with a hot branding iron those fathers who neglect the highest adventure of their life.

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Leloudia Migdali 20 June 2016

What a lovely poem! If only all fathers taught their kids in this way!

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Ratnakar Mandlik 20 June 2016

A beautifully envisioned meaningful and thought provoking charter of duties which should be followed by every man striving to become a good father.

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* Sunprincess * 20 June 2016

....wonderful. A father's duty is never finished ?

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