Franklin Spetuxolo Lateta

Rookie (24 August 1989 / Dutywa)

The Good Father - Poem by Franklin Spetuxolo Lateta

This is the one who can not eat if his children do not eat
This is the who wear unexpensive clothes while his children wear expensive ones
This the one who sacrifice his problems for his children
This is the one who works every day for his children
This the one who can sleep outside the house while his children are inside

Are the children showing the appreciation to his efforts?
Are the children showing sense of appreciation about his love to them?
They show appreciation by writing poems for him
They show love by consoling him when he is in trouble

A good father should be innocent
A good father should act as a head of the family
A good father should give support to the family
The location known as Silityiwa has got such father
This father is known as Sonwabisile Lateta and he is “my” father

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 28, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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