Loss of Father Poems

Father Death Poetry

The death of someone close to us leave us shocked with grief. We cannot understand how one minute this person was here and the next they are gone. The truth is that those we love are never truly gone. The body may have run its course, but the soul lives forever. Human beings have been cognizant of eternal life since the beginning of time. Every culture has its own traditions about death and reincarnation. The anxiety commonly felt about death in our culture is a result of a scientific schema which says that "if I don't see it, it's not there".

Poems for Deceased Fathers

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The Positive Influence Of A Dad
Goodbye, Dad

It's never the right time
To say goodbye.
I will miss you, Dad,
And here is why.

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Daughters can understand and express the qualities of fathers with emotions.

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  • By Christina Caburnay
  • Published: January 2014
For My Daddy

Have you seen my Daddy?
I don't know where he's gone
Sometimes it hurts so much
I can't seem to carry on....

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Thank you for sharing, Kimberly! I'm so sorry for your loss. I can relate to feeling like I could "fix" my dad, having been his caretaker for most of my life. But I've learned that things...

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Dear God Can I Have My Dad Back
  • By Nancy Wright
  • Published: July 2008
Mya's Wish

Dear God,
My name is Mya Hailey Garcia,
and I live here on Earth,
and as far as I've been told,

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My name is Annie Stroy. I lost my daddy this year in October, and I wrote something just for him:
Daddy, I will be OK. God's got my daddy. Daddy, I know you're looking down on me,...

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  • By Emily Guthrie
  • Published: May 2012
Letting You Go

my one true rock
a shoulder in which I could rely
for whenever I was angry
or when I needed a good cry....

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My father passed away on September 23 as well but in 2015 when I was fourteen. He died of pancreatic cancer.

Missing My Dad Poem
My Dad My Angel

Your battle is now over, no more tears flowing down your cheek,
no more pain, no more suffering, now you are no longer weak.
I still do not understand why this had to happen to you,
but I am proud to say you are my dad, the greatest man I ever knew....

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My father was a humanitarian that went to Indonesia to help with the clean up and rebuilding after the tsunomi. He got a parisite called a liver fluke. This parisite will kill you within five...

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  • By Lea Gomez
  • Published: August 2008
The Gift God Gave Me Was You

I will never say goodbye to you my Father
because I know this is not the end for us to see each other.
You will only be going to a place where there's no pain nor suffering.
I am happy for you, for you will be with God....

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This poem is the most beautiful thing I have ever read. I just lost my Dad. I was a Daddy's Girl, and he was my very best friend. I became an engineer because he was an engineer. I looked up...

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  • By Breton Delayne White
  • Published: November 2008
As My Tear Softly Falls

And he puts his boat in the water for the last time
A tear will fall for the last time
I wipe the tears from my face with your old shirt for the last time
I cry about the last time I said goodbye to you...

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My dad has cancer and he is probably going to die like my Aunt Rose did. She died of the same thing I've had way to many people die in my life everytime I get to be close to them they die. My...

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  • By Megan Adams
  • Published: December 2008
Not Ready For Goodbye

I'm not ready for goodbye,
Nor so long or see ya later.
Not ready for the end,
Not ready for this reality....

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My father passed away 2 months ago. I can't accept that he is really gone. Sometimes when I wake up in the morning I think maybe this was a long dream then I go looking for him throughout...

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Poem Remembering Father
My Father

My dad, I miss you every day
My greatest love, my hero
My best memories in every way

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