Father Child Poems

Poems for Fathers

Many men will agree that being a father is the most rewarding relationship that they have. Children begin by loving their fathers unconditionally. It is a clean slate. There is nothing the father has to do to earn his child's love. The difficult part is not losing it. As the child goes out into the world, he will see all kinds of men whom he will look to as models as well. It is crucial that his father stay active in his life and help him make intelligent decisions. A boy without a father will look elsewhere to fill his father's shoes.

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  1. A New Father's Questions

    • By Jose Bernard
    • Published: February 2006
    On Finding Out You're To Be A Dad

    You come to me with sadness in your eyes,
    And tell me we have to talk,
    Immediately I think the worst,
    'Is it me? Does she want to walk?'

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  3. Daddy

    • By Mindy Pfankuch Pfankuch
    • Published: February 2006
    Dad And Hero Poem

    Daddy,
    You were one of the first I laid eyes on when I came into this world
    I didn't know you at first but you were my daddy and later to become my hero
    You were one of the first I loved...

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  4. Clutches

    • By Hunter J. Fowler
    • Published: July 2016
    Poem About When A Father Leaves For War

    There's a little boy standing by the fence with a flag in his hand.
    He's sad and confused; he doesn't understand.
    He watches his daddy turn and head up on the bus.
    He watches him go and doesn't even fuss.

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    This poem was beautifully delivered. Every word you wrote created a picture in my head. Well done.

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  6. I Love You Dad

    • By Hayley R. Hribar
    • Published: February 2006


    After last night,
    A night of hell,
    A night of tears and pain,...

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    This poem is very touching. It made me cry. A father's love is the best gift that any daughter could receive, and as a daughter, I think a father's happiness rests on his daughter. It might...

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  7. Fishing With Dad

    • By Douglas J. Williams
    • Published: February 2006

    I remember my dad waking me up at 4 o'clock.
    Barely getting up with my eyes half shut,
    Getting ready and packing up dad's truck,
    Hoping to catch some fish down at the dock....

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  8. My Babygirl

    • By Donald Watson
    • Published: February 2006
    Father To Daughter Growing Up

    It seems like only yesterday
    With a teardrop in my eye
    That you were born into this world
    With a whimper and a cry...

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    To my baby girl, Larissa Coleman. No matter where you are, remember to hold your heart 'cause mom is with you.

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  10. Daddy Can You Hear Me In Heaven

    • By Lupita Cruz
    • Published: October 2013

    Daddy, can you hear me, up there in heaven
    way up high?...
    Are you an angel?, do you have wings?
    and can you really fly?......

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    Very touching poem. This brought tears to my eyes. We have to believe that Love can transcend death and our loved ones are right there with us in just a different way, but it's so hard to...

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  11. A Soldiers Reason

    • By Jason E. Rose
    • Published: February 2006

    I can remember the first time that I
    saw your smiling face,
    I held you close to my heart you could
    probably hear it race....

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    Wow!!!!!! A beautiful poem :D I love it, it's so touching

  12. Last Chance

    • By Stefanie
    • Published: August 2008
    Poem To Dad From Angry Daughter

    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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    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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  13. A Daughter's Cure

    • By ReNee A. Reising
    • Published: February 2006
    Dad's Love For His Daughter Even Though They May Disagree

    Sometimes life throws us curve balls,
    And nothing he does is fair.
    We know we have a lot of differences,
    But with a dad's love, who cares?

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    This poem made me tear up just from reading it. It's so relatable and definitely made me appreciate my father much more. I love you dad!

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