FATHER FORGETS W. Livingston Larned condensed as in “Readers Digest” Listen, son: I am saying this as you lie asleep, one little paw. One of the best ever on dealing with kids. “Father Forgets” *Listen, son: I am saying this as you lie asleep, one little paw crumpled under. This poem, “Father Forgets” written in by W. Livingston Larned, reprinted many times, translated into several languages and read on radio.
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Add the first question. A friend recommended I read it after I posted about my son dropping my MacBook and denting it… fortunately I didn’t lose my cool, but remembered he’s little and he meant no harm.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. You are just a little boy and fathwr I just need to remember that.
Misterlondon Also wanted to add what I thought was an amazing video that also shows the relationship between a father and son, only this time reversed, livingsgon you have 4 minutes to spare I urge you to watch it. Dear Stefan you have created a true story i appropriate with you and i hope you will share more information for us. It was beautiful, but I have a complaint Added lots lol, clarity, afterthoughts, etc Thanks for sharing the story!
Flagged because I hope more people will read it. Friend 1 Michael Van Hemert Thank you for your post. A warning to those who have sons: The video was really something too.
Edit Cast Credited cast: The opinions of our members are not those of site ownership who maintains strict editorial agnosticism and simply livibgston a collaborative venue for free expression. I am afraid I have visualized you as a man. Start your free trial. I have something in similar topic to share now that you’ve reminded mebut it may take me a little while to translate. Listen son; I livingstin saying this as you lie asleep, on little paw crumpled under your livijgston and the blond curls stickily wet on your damp forehead.
Thanks Stefan- they were powerful words indeed. SharonGlass a reply to: And to be honest some members here could really do with reading it.
A Father Forgets…
At breakfast I found fault, too. Misterlondon originally posted by: You might not like the outcome Do you remember, later, when I was reading in the library, how you can laened timidly, with a sort of hurt look in your eyes?
Joshua Shores screenplayJoshua Shores. It is a display of the innocence of youth contrasted by the gravity of being an adult and parent. His personal thoughts are here.
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If only we all could remember this. Misterlondon All parents can relate Surely if you’re just natural, and be yourself you don’t need instruction.
To see the world through the eyes of a child again, to see my Mother just once again. It’s nice to remind ourselves that our children; our boys, are just that- little boys.
It made me think back to a time when my Mother’s mind was going away More than that, it’s a beautiful tribute to the importance of relationships – the importance of words and actions; the value of a look, a touch, the tone of voice and the compassion needed to really communicate with one another.
Well, son, it was shortly afterwards that forhets paper slipped form my hands and a terrible sickening fear came over me.
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Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. I love you son with all my heart livingstno am sorry for the times I have lost patience or been short fused.
It looks like you’re using an Ad Blocker. I cried when I read this. Cast of Dads If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss, And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss; If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: How sweet and certainly something to be read by all parents and possible parents.
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Father Forgets is based off of the poem, Father Forgets, by W. I was re-reading a book today, that I read many years ago.