“A parent’s love is shown through letting go”

When Cecil Day-Lewis wrote “Walking Away”, he was reflecting on sending his son off to boarding school –  some 18 years after the event.  He said the memory of it “Gnaws at my mind still”. But then his kid was only seven …  We hear this poem referenced when people talk of the difficulty of parting with their children, maybe for the truth of the … Continue reading “A parent’s love is shown through letting go”