Loss of Father Poems

Thoughts on Death of Father

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 on 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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    Thank you. I don't feel so alone. I am an only child and a Daddy's girl. I miss him every minute of every day. He was diagnosed with lung cancer June '06 and died October '06. I know he...

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  3. Goodbye Dad

    • By Leanne Brady
    • Published: January 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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    My father passed away from pancreatic cancer this past Tuesday, March 27, 2018. What you say in your paragraph about your dad could have been written by myself or one of my sisters (dad had 5...

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  4. My Dad

    • By Lisa34
    • Published: June 12, 2018
    My Wonderful Father

    We miss your face; you were taken too soon.
    Your beaming smile that lit up the room,
    Them cheeky dimples and twinkle in your eye.
    We keep asking ourselves why, oh why.

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    I woke up early many, many times. I just couldn't sleep. I was sitting in my room looking at my dad's picture, wondering why he couldn't be a part of my future. Uncontrolled tears stream down...

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  6. 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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    I lost my Dad 10 years ago, from a heart attack. He did not take his blood pressure medication. I believe he knew what would happen to him. I was 51 so I had many years and memories to help...

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  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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    I lost my dad 2 years ago on the 22nd of July. A week after his birthday and 4 days after mine. He was battling stage 4 bone cancer. I miss him a lot, and when I was growing up he was in and...

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  8. 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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  10. 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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    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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  11. 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 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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  12. 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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    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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  13. I Hope I Make You Proud, Dad

    • By Jodie Ogle
    • Published: December 2013
    Poem About Missing Dad On Death Anniversary

    I hope I make you proud, Dad; even though you're no longer here,
    Your memory grows stronger with every passing year.

    At the end it was a battle, one you weren't to win.

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    I was 15 years old when my dad left us. I could not believe it. I love you for being you and raising us differently than others. The way you guided me was very different. Though I am a girl,...

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