The Father’s Hand: by Octavio Solis

The written version of this poem has disappeared from this blog. 

To listen to a reading of this poem, click on the player below:

Copyright 2011 Octavio Solis, all rights reserved

To listen to more poems by Octavio Solis, click HERE.

By bonniemcclellan

Mother, poet, american ex-pat from Texas living in Northern Italy.


  1. Octavio! This is so poignant, such a beautiful snapshot of pain, love, the past, and the unknown, illuminated. It made me cry, but I loved it!
    Adina at her Mom’s house

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