Poems About Bad Father Child Relationships

Published: June 2018

Poems About Difficult Father Child Relationships

Father-child relationships can be strained for various reasons, such as lack of communication, different values or beliefs, lack of quality time and unresolved conflicts. These challenges can be difficult, but effort and understanding can help strengthen the bond between a father and child.

A lack of emotional connection can also be a challenge for father-child relationships. If fathers and children don't feel emotionally connected to each other, it can be difficult to build a strong, supportive relationship.

12 Poems About Difficult Father Child Relationships

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  1. 1. Last Chance

    • By Stefanie
    • Published: August 2008

    in Father Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    My heart aches, Dad,
    For the things you won't do.
    My soul breaks, Dad,
    For all that we've been through.

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    • Rating 4.52
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    My dad is a substance abuser. He is abusive physically, emotionally and mentally in every possible way imagine. Since I could remember he has degraded my mum, my brothers and me. My mum...

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  2. 2. Broken Hearted Daughter

    • By Tarryn Miller
    • Published: June 2014

    in Family Poems by Teens

    Photographs of you holding me in your arms,
    You protected me from any kind of harm,
    You influenced me to play guitar,
    I was always your number one rock star.

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    • Rating 4.67
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  4. 3. To My Dad

    in Father Poems

    I wonder what it's like
    to not put up a fight
    with someone you're supposed to love so dearly
    and get some sleep at night.

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    • Rating 4.88
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    I can really understand this poem I'm 14 and everytime me and my dad talked we would end up yelling at each other and the conversation would end with him hitting me or kicking me to the...

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  5. 4. Broken

    in Family Poems by Teens

    You broke my trust for you
    Just as you broke your promises.
    You broke my love for you
    Just as you can break a twig.

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    • Rating 4.81
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    I can relate. My Dad is an alcoholic and he has crushed my heart. He has broken me beyond repair.

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  7. 5. I'm Sorry...Dad

    • By Shayla Pearl H.
    • Published: April 2015

    in Family Poems by Teens

    I'm sorry you missed the day I came home.
    I'm sorry you left my Mum all alone.
    I'm sorry you missed the first time I walked.
    And I'm sorry you missed the first time I talked.

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    • Stories 5
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    • Votes 90
    • Rating 4.73
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    My dad was deported for being caught with drugs a few months before I was born. He wasn't there for any of my firsts. He didn't see me until I was a year old and we moved to Mexico. I grew up...

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  8. 6. Hey Daddy, Please Come Back

    • By Jesse-Ryan G. Debenport
    • Published: February 2006

    in Father Poems

    Hey Daddy,

    There are a couple of things I think you missed
    So write this down, make a little list.

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    • Rating 4.41
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    This poem was a major speaker of my feelings toward my father who at this time is not present in my life. I resent him for all the emotional and physical abuse, but I often catch myself...

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  9. 7. Despite All Fault

    • By Tasha S. Smith
    • Published: February 2006

    in Anger Poems

    Sometimes I wonder if you even care,
    because when I need you, you aren't there.

    No matter how much I want to hate you, I can't;

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 18
    • Rating 4.17
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    You are a very strong young girl. I don't know if it's because he hasn't let you down enough times yet for you to lose the love you have for him or if maybe I really do deep down love my...

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  10. 8. Daddy's Little Girl

    • By Emma R. Sims
    • Published: February 2006

    in Family Poems by Teens

    I wish, I wish I was daddy's little girl,
    I would have a dance with him; into his arms I'd twirl.
    I would have someone to hold me close when I get too scared,
    Instead I have to dream about it with my best friend Brittany Baird.

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    • Rating 4.75
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    I'm 13 years old. I have a dad, but I want him to be with me. We talk on the phone and we say we love each other. But I want him here in my life. I want him to be on my side when my mom...

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  11. 9. Daddy

    • By Monique
    • Published: March 2008

    in Father Poems

    It seems like only yesterday
    You wiped away my tears
    As I called your name
    To fight away my fears.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 97
    • Rating 4.46
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    Dear Father,
    On this day I have nothing to look back at and reminisce. My memories of you are few. I can count on my fingers the times I have seen you, less than that the times we have...

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  12. 10. Betrayal

    • By Mitsuko Paul
    • Published: July 2008

    in Father Poems

    We trusted you with all our hearts,
    Just to find that you didn't care.
    No more lies, no more cries.
    It's all over; there's no more time.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 17
    • Rating 4.29
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    For years I felt I wasn't good enough for you, you only made me cry. Why were you always angry at me dad? All I did was try. I wanted to make you proud with the things I accomplished but...

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