Lucius Furius


To My Son - Poem by Lucius Furius

I would have given you a perfect faith,
belief, unassailable and absolute;
joy's well-spring.
I offer only a substitute - these poems,
disparate, contradictory,
tempered in truest love and despair.
Use them.

Topic(s) of this poem: despair, faith, father and son, love, poetry

Form: Lyric


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is one of the Humanist Art Homepage, Scraps of Faith poems.

Comments about To My Son by Lucius Furius

  • Unwritten Soul (8/20/2017 9:46:00 AM)

    An honest voice from father to son, who else around us can speak better than him about unconditional love at the same time keep us safe from little to now... :) (Report)Reply

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  • Jazib Kamalvi (8/12/2017 2:07:00 PM)

    A nice poetic imagination, Furius. You may like to read my poem, Love and Lust. Thanks (Report)Reply

    Lucius Furius(8/12/2017 6:00:00 PM)

    Yes, nice poem (Love and Lust) .

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 26, 2017

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 13, 2017


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