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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  1. For My Daddy

    • By Christina Caburnay
    • Published: January 2014

    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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    I was in pure disbelief the evening of November 5, 2017 when I received the call. The EMTs tried and tried to revive him, but we think his heart just stopped; we don't know. Dad went fast, in...

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  3. Goodbye Dad

    • By Leanne Brady
    • Published: January 6, 2017
    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

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

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    • Stories 7
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    • Rating 4.57
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    I felt this young lady's love for her dear father. She clearly was very close to his heart and vice versa. She describes all of his characteristics, and he must have been one heck of a...

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  4. Mya's Wish

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

    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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    • Rating 4.55
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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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  6. Dear Pop

    Once you had told me
    When you were gone
    I'd pick up the pieces
    I would go on...

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    • Rating 4.53
  7. My Dad My Angel

    Missing My Dad Poem

    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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  8. The Gift God Gave Me Was You

    • By Lea Gomez
    • Published: August 2008

    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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    • Stories 59
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    • Votes 1753
    • Rating 4.49
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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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  10. As My Tear Softly Falls

    • By Breton Delayne White
    • Published: November 2008

    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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    • Stories 8
    • Shares 50
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 338
    • Rating 4.49
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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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  11. Not Ready For Goodbye

    • By Megan Adams
    • Published: December 2008

    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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    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 692
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    I have recently lost my stepdad to cancer, and I didn't get the chance to tell him goodbye because I was out of town for work and the night he passed away it was storming very badly and we...

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  12. No Longer Here

    • By Jennifer English
    • Published: June 18, 2017
    A Daughter's Love For Her Father

    I'd tell you about my dad
    if only I knew where to start.
    No longer here to see me,
    but forever in my heart

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    • Rating 4.49
  13. My Dad

    • By Disarae G. Kuhn
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem For Dad In Heaven

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

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    • Votes 4046
    • Rating 4.48
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    On April 21, 2017, I lost a wonderful man who had been my whole life. That man is my dad that I love very much. I never wanted to let go of him. He was my only dad. I always remember good...

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