Father’s Day on the Summer Solstice

Father’s day is very important to me as it is to all who are/were fortunate enough to have a good and loving Dad. I see so much of him in me. We have an understanding, a deeper knowing because of it. How perfect that Father’s Day and the Summer Solstice coincided as this poem celebrates. Dad, I’ll be over with a pie later today. I love you very much!

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Father’s Day on the Summer Solstice
for Dad from Dawn

On this longest day of the year,
we celebrate our Fathers
and the Father of us all
the Sun.
Today is the feast of Baldur
the Norse god of truth and light.
Indeed, Fathers are our truth,
our heritage,
our source,
the seed from which we burst.
Symbolized by the mighty oak
able to withstand storms
with deep roots and stalwart grain,
Father too is forest, shelter, protection,
our home and foundation.
Let truth and light reign today
the longest day
and everyday
for Fathers are the root of family
and family is the bedrock of humanity.

Happy Father’s Day to my Father of truth and light!

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to make our world a positive place. She believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her pen-name is CreatetheDawn. Follow Dawn's work on this blog and in her books to help fill your world with wit, wisdom, and wonder.
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