Grief On Father's Day

Published: May 28, 2021

Missing Dad On Father's Day Poems

Father’s Day is a day to celebrate fathers and their influence in the lives of their children. But for many, Father’s Day becomes a difficult holiday after you’ve lost your dad. You wish you had more time with him, more time to learn from him, more time to love him. You’re not alone. Many other people also grieve the absence of their fathers.

14 Missing Dad On Father's Day Poems

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  1. 1. Dad, What's It Like In Heaven?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    If time exists in heaven,
    Do you still rise with the sun?
    Do you and Mom share breakfast
    Before your day has begun?

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    This is a wonderful sentimental poem. It depicts a loving relationship between father and child. My father came into my life as an adult and unfortunately we did not get to make many...

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  2. 2. My Dad

    • By Disarae G. Kuhn
    • Published: February 2006

    in Loss of Father Poems

    I know this man
    Who is dear to my heart.
    Suddenly one day
    It was torn all apart.

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    When I lost my dad to suicide, I read this poem to my family. I then decided that I wanted to share this with our close family at his service. Any day when I really miss him and when it's...

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  4. 3. Wish You Were Here

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Three months have passed.
    I'll never forget the day
    Someone rang to tell me
    That you'd gone away.

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    About two months ago I lost my father. I cannot say that it was unexpected, yet now I realize that there is nothing in life that can prepare us to bear this void. He remained in the intensive...

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  5. 4. In Our Hearts

    in Death Moving On Poems

    We thought of you with love today,
    But that is nothing new.
    We thought about you yesterday
    And days before that, too.

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    Losing a loved one is very heartbreaking, especially if that someone is your mom or dad. I lost my dad when I was 2 years old, and I really have no memories of him other than the ones taken...

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  7. 5. Always In My Heart

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Dad,
    You have been gone one whole year and nothing is the same.
    It seems like it was just yesterday that the angels called your name.
    Every morning when I wake up, I think it was just a nightmare,

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    Poem About The Anniversary Of Dad's Death, Always In My Heart

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  8. 6. I Miss

    • By Ailsa L. Darragh
    • Published: November 2020

    in Family Death Poems

    I miss your face; I miss your smile.
    I wish I could see you once in a while.
    I miss your laugh; I miss your love.
    I hope you are watching with pride from above.

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  9. 7. My Angel

    • By Cjr1217
    • Published: August 2010

    in Death Moving On Poems

    I wake up in the morning
    And I look up to the sky
    I wonder why he took you
    before I said goodbye

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    Hey, I am 14 years old. I also lost my dad. I was much younger. I was about five when he was killed. Some people try and tell me that just because I was so young it made it easier, but...

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  10. 8. I Miss You

    in Missing You Poems

    I still miss you
    As the weeks and years go by.

    I still miss you

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    Brother John, though it must hurt so much that you and the love of your life had to part, keep this thought in your heart, the day will come when you and your wife will meet in heaven and...

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  11. 9. Each And Every Day

    • By Gloria
    • Published: March 2010

    in Death Moving On Poems

    Another year has come,
    and you're still so far away.
    You're always in my heart
    each and every day.

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    It is so hard to lose the one you love. When I am 11 I got lazy to visit my best friend and I asked him that he will be the one to come over my house. When I texted him, he replied that he's...

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  12. 10. Father's Day In Heaven

    in Father's Day Poems

    I love you and I miss you, Dad,
    and though you've passed away,
    you'll never be forgotten,
    for I think of you each day.

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    My lovely dad passed away July 1, 1995. He had a heart of gold and would help anybody. He taught me everything I needed to know, and that's made me who I am today. I have a lot of happy...

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  13. 11. Always With Me

    • By Amelia Lloyd
    • Published: May 2011

    in Death Moving On Poems

    I think of you all the time,
    Emotions still running on high.
    It's been over six years
    Since you went into the sky.

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    This poem is how I have been grieving and getting by with the loss of my best friend and #1 fan, my dad. He passed less than a month ago to a tragic massive heart attack. God only knows how...

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  14. 12. My Dad

    in Grief Poems

    Do you know how it feels to lose someone?
    How you go through grief and pain?
    I know how that feels,
    and how it feels to always live in rain.

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    My father died in my hand in the early hours of Tuesday 30/07/2019 while I nursed him as he suffered from hepatitis. My words to him then were, "However it ends, we'll always be together." I...

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  15. 13. Missing You

    • By Daljia Cummings
    • Published: February 2010

    in Grief Poems

    I sit and think of you; then I start to cry.
    I miss you so much; why did you have to die?
    The only thing that I can hear is a deep scream inside my ear.
    My head is pounding so much nowadays.

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    • Stories 1
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    My daddy passed and I miss him. My story is my dad has left many times. During my younger days as well as my adulthood. My peace is with God not my dad. So I can really relate. This poem is...

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  16. 14. A Poem For My Dad

    • By Maureen Haf
    • Published: June 2014

    in Grief Poems

    It's been three years since you left us, and I still miss you so
    I wish I could have held you tight so you didn't have to go
    But that would have been so selfish, as you were in such pain
    But I know that when my time comes I will see you once again

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