Daughter Poems

Poems for and about Daughters

In many traditional cultures, fathers and mothers would pray for a boy who would be able to help in the field. In these cultures, the value of daughter was not understood. A father has a special relationship with his daughter as she will judge all men by his standard. A mother's task is to show her daughter the complex task of growing into a woman. We no longer live in an agricultural society and woman are free to accomplish intellectually and occupationally what they couldn't in the past. A daughter may one day play the role of mother and wife. Raising a daughter is an infinite gift.

Mother Daughter Poems & Mother Father Poems

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  1. In Your Heart

    • By Thomas S. Carver
    • Published: February 2006
    We're Together Though We're Apart

    He was so proud of his little girl.
    It was her very first day of school.
    He walked with her to school that day,
    And she held his hand all the way.

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    I just found this poem. Then I read your reply and my heart just hurt. My daughter is getting married this October. We lost a great man: my husband and her dad. He died very suddenly on...

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  3. An Angel Left Her Wings

    • By Tina M. Marascia
    • Published: February 2006

    I have this little angel. For me she left her wings.
    She has no idea how much happiness she truly brings.
    She brightens up my days with her smiles and her laughs.
    She helps me to remember all the blessings that I have.

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    Dear Kerry,
    My heart aches for you and the pain you have endured.
    It cannot be easy to have to deal with this woman that, in my heart, does not deserve for you to call her "mother."
    Please...

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  4. She's Not A Baby Anymore!

    • By Will Means
    • Published: October 13, 2018
    Baby Daughter Growing Up And Getting Married

    She's not a baby anymore
    It's a happy kind of sad,
    When babygirl turns to daughter
    And 'Da-Da' turns to Dad.

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  6. As I Watch You Grow

    • By Kay Theese
    • Published: February 2006

    Do you know how much you mean to me?
    As you grow into what you will be.
    You came from within, from just beneath my heart.
    It's there you'll always be, though your own life will now start.

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    I have been trying to figure out how to put these feelings into words and I read this and this was it. My daughter is 16 today and needless to say this made her day. Thank you for your...

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  7. Who Is She?

    • By Kyle J. Underwood
    • Published: February 2006
    Ode To Daughter

    She's a soft cool rain on a hot summer's day.
    She makes me laugh with the funny things she has to say.

    She's the beat of my heart, and the air that I breathe....

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    This poem is beautiful! I love it! My dad has walked two of my sisters down the aisle, and I imagine this poem would touch their lives. It had me in tears.

  8. A Daughter With Wings

    • By Angela Gonzales
    • Published: August 2011

    She brightens up my days from morning till night
    her smiles and laughter has such a beautiful light.

    She's sweet and kind to all that she knows, ...

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    Beautiful poem. I love it. I can tell this poem came from your heart.

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  10. Last Chance

    • By Meshia M. Davidson
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem From Daughter to Father

    You walked out on us
    And never said goodbye
    In fifteen years you haven't called
    Not even to say Hi...

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    This really is a poem about life. My father walked out of my life along with my two brothers and a sister 13 years ago. He was never there to do anything with us except the few times that he...

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  11. To My 2 Year Old Little Girl Fighting Cancer

    • By David Austin
    • Published: March 2014

    Being a father
    Is unlike anything else
    It makes you happier
    Than life itself...

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    I really liked this poem. This really touched my heart.

  12. A Special Love Between Us

    Can't Have More Children

    I was only 18 at the time and didn't know what to do
    I actually had no clue.
    But we decided that we wanted to see you.
    As time went by and you grew inside of me...

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    This poem touched me. It inspires me and makes me cherish my little ones and love them so much. I pray to God to keep them safe and make them greatly happy.

  13. As The Years Go By

    • By Tani Montee
    • Published: January 2016
    Poem Celebrating Each Birthday

    For the first time, I saw your face,
    And in my heart you filled that space.

    I closed my eyes, and you were one,

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    Wow this was an unexpected thought which happens I am sure in every mother's life but rarely thought over, and very carefully placed. It left a smile on my face. Thank you for this beautiful...

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