Carlos Andrés Gómez — Father
12.14.2020 - By Poetry Unbound
How has becoming a parent — or being a caregiver — changed you?
This is a poem of two halves. In the first half, a man questions God — how could a loving Father allow suffering to happen? And in the second half, the man becomes a father himself, filled with fear and love. His questions about fatherhood change; he’s no longer wondering about the beyond, he’s wondering about the right now.