Father Child Poems

Poems for Fathers

Many men will agree that being a father is the most rewarding relationship that they have. Children begin by loving their fathers unconditionally. It is a clean slate. There is nothing the father has to do to earn his child's love. The difficult part is not losing it. As the child goes out into the world, he will see all kinds of men whom he will look to as models as well. It is crucial that his father stay active in his life and help him make intelligent decisions. A boy without a father will look elsewhere to fill his father's shoes.

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Poem About When A Father Leaves For War
  • By Hunter J. Fowler
  • Published: July 13, 2016
Clutches

There's a little boy standing by the fence with a flag in his hand.
He's sad and confused; he doesn't understand.
He watches his daddy turn and head up on the bus.
He watches him go and doesn't even fuss.

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This poem was beautifully delivered. Every word you wrote created a picture in my head. Well done.

  • By Ryan Lazrine
  • Published: February 2011
A Waiting Father

I used to watch you run and play,
those were our best times together.

I always tucked you in at night,...

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I love this poem. Thank you for writing it. I am a father of 4 beautiful children. They are living with their mother about 3 hours away. I haven't seen them since May of 2015. I used to talk...

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  • By ReNee A. Reising
  • Published: February 2006
A Daughter's Cure

Sometimes life throws us curveballs
And nothing he does is fair
We know we have a lot of differences
But with a dad's love, who cares?

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This poem made me tear up just from reading it. It's so relatable and definitely made me appreciate my father much more. I love you dad!

A New Father's Questions
  • By Jose Bernard
  • Published: February 2006
A New Father's Questions

You come to me with sadness in your eyes,
And tell me we have to talk,
Immediately I think the worst,
'Is it me? Does she want to walk?'

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I Love You
  • By Hayley R. Hribar
  • Published: February 2006
I Love You Dad


After last night,
A night of hell,
A night of tears and pain,...

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I love this poem. The same four words I fear of saying as well. I've feared saying it ever since I was taken out of his care. When I read it I started crying so much :(

Poem From A Divorced Dad To His Daughter
My Little Boogie

They call you Boogie because you danced before you walked
They call you Boogie because you sang before you talked
We were there for you when you took your first steps
We were there for you to wipe your tears when you wept

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That tells it like it is. There are so many divorces and separations, and the kids always suffer the most. Having their world changed in the blink of an eye affects them deeply. We have four...

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My Baby Girl
  • By Donald Watson
  • Published: February 2006
My Babygirl

It seems like only yesterday
With a teardrop in my eye
That you were born into this world
With a whimper and a cry...

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Dad And Hero Poem
  • By Mindy Pfankuch Pfankuch
  • Published: February 2006
Daddy

Daddy,
You were one of the first I laid eyes on when I came into this world
I didn't know you at first but you were my daddy and later to become my hero
You were one of the first I loved...

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Special Love Between Father And Daughter
  • By Michelle W. Emerson
  • Published: February 2006
In Her Eyes

Picture

The depth of a father's love shows in his daughter's eyes.
What's known is what's shown from sunset to sunrise.
A foundation built on more than just what is spoken.
It's commitments kept and promises that go unbroken.

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The poem is heartfelt and genuine and the love between these two is a true measure of the special bond that exists for those fortunate enough to have it, in the first place!
Very nice...

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  • By Brittney L. Smith
  • Published: February 2006
Dad With Unconditional Love

The day will come when it's time to go,
But first there are a few things I would like you to know.
You're the strongest man I ever knew, and the one I've always looked up to.
You worked your fingers to the bone, to make sure we always had a good home....

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