Austere Offices of Love
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...Sundays” expresses the tensions between fatherly love and masculine roles. At the same time, his poem reminds me of my admiration and love for my father. There is a significant difference though between the voice of the poem and me, because my father had a rather showy way of expressing his love for me. My father has been a positive character in my life, by molding me to become a decent human being, through teaching me the value of the Church, discipline, and sense of humor in living a happy and fulfilling life.
My father is the kind... Austere Offices of Love
A father’s love is often wrought with complications, because of stereotypes of fatherhood and masculinity. Robert Hayden’s poem “Those Winter Su...