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. Dear Dad

    Remembering Moments With My Dad

    Dear Dad, I can't believe it's been two years;
    It feels like it was only yesterday.
    I wish you were still here,
    But the sky is the place you stay.

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

    Father's Day In Heaven

    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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    Such a beautiful poem for Father's Day, Pat. Your poem was published on the day that my late father would have celebrated his 100th birthday in heaven. A wonderful tribute to your father, a...

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  4. Father

    Acrostic Poem About Father Passing Away

    Forever in my heart,
    Always on my mind.
    Together again we will be, all in God's time.
    Heaven gained another angel the day you left.

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    I love this poem. I lost my dad when I was 7. He was killed by a gun. The guy who killed him got away with it and I have always hated him. This poem helped ease that pain a little, while most...

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  6. Happy Heavenly Birthday

    My Dad's Birthday

    No presents bought, no candles blown; this year you walk on streets of gold,
    And it's so much more than the stories you've been told.

    The sun is shining on your face,

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  7. Going Home

    • By Melony M. Pryor
    • Published: June 2018
    Saying Goodbye To My Father

    Today is the day
    You've waited for so long.
    Oh how we wish this was a dream.
    Yesterday you seemed so strong.

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  8. My Dad

    • By Lisa34
    • Published: June 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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  10. A Mighty Warrior

    The Greatest Man I Ever Knew

    I didn't leave you alone, Dad.
    I stayed close to your bedside.
    I held your hand and talked to you.
    You were waiting to join your bride.

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  11. Let Go Dad, Give In

    • By Denise N. Thorndale
    • Published: January 2018
    Letting My Dad Go

    My darling Dad, you suffered
    More than we could bear to see.
    "Please let go, Dad; give in.
    Your soul then can be free."

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    Hi Denise,
    My father passed November 25, 2017 at 10:28pm. This is exactly the same experience that I had, and he always called me his Baby Girl. Everything you said in here was like a...

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  12. Journey

    • By Alison J. Davis
    • Published: December 2017
    Journey Through Grief

    My heart's in pieces on the floor.
    My brain, an electrical storm.
    Quoth the raven, "Nevermore."
    And yet, I try to smile.

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  13. My Daddy

    • By Desiree Cantu
    • Published: August 2017
    Remembering Times With Dad

    I can't believe it's been four years.
    It doesn't feel like it's been that long.
    I wish you could come home,
    But in the sky is where you belong.

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    I, too, have lost my father, and the void created can never be filled. There are so many things that I feel I should have done for him when he was around, so many things I should have said to...

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