Poem: “My Son”

My Son

When I had my son,

It was the happiest day of my life.

I was locked up so I felt terrible,

But good at the same time.

When he was born,

I knew that I could start my life over

Because I was going to give him what I didn’t have,

A father.

I missed everything about not having a father

I wish he was in my life

I wouldn’t be in here.

I had to take it upon myself to take care of my mother

To be the man of the house

Buy groceries,


I’m going to give my son everything I didn’t get from my dad –

Unconditional love.

I will give him everything he wants,



  1. Melo on August 11, 2011 at 10:40 AM

    You will be a great father.

  2. kelly on August 11, 2011 at 10:44 AM

    i really liked this peom it reaaly spoke to meh and i really liked the line when u stated “I’m going to give my son everything I didn’t get from my dad “

  3. kassidilenae on November 20, 2020 at 1:41 PM

    Your paternal love is inspiring! It is such a blessing to get to raise and love a child of your own. I hope you appreciate every second of it- even the ugly parts. I pray you teach him how to love the same way you love him!


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