Love, Dad
by Jonathan Bolick

I hugged my son today
_Feelings only, no words to say,
_____My son I was embraced with
_____I fear what he will be faced with
_____How wonderful God is to have placed this
son I hugged to day.

I hugged my son today
_As he rose from where he lay,
_____"I love you, Dad!" he claimed
_____I remembered the day he came
_____The day my loving wife and I named
This son I hugged today.

I hugged my son today
_This closeness won't leave, I pray,
_____No matter what he'll think or feel
_____As he grows, I will love him ever still
_____ I promise that I always will
Love this son I hugged today.

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