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. 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.

  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Daddy's Little Girl

    • By Ashley N
    • Published: June 2018

    In your eyes, I see grace,
    Full of love and encased
    With a hope that burns bright in the dark.
    Through your love, I know God.

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    My dad has always been there for me at times when I think I can't keep going, but he never stops telling me that I can accomplish anything in my life.

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  10. 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.

  11. 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!

  12. Daddy Don't Cry

    • By April M. Alcocer
    • Published: February 2006

    Daddy don't cry,
    because you were always there for me
    I've cried many tears too,
    that you couldn't see...

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    This is so beautiful. My daddy died of heart failure when I was 7 and I'm 11 now. I love you daddy and wish that you could see how sad It is to be without you. I LOVE YOU!

  13. Dear Daddy

    • By Kandice R. Graves
    • Published: February 2006
    Plea From Daughter For Love

    I need you now.
    Please take me by the hand.
    Stand by my hour of need,
    take time to understand.

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    My wife wanted a divorce and in the wake were our children. I have a girlfriend with two kids. My daughter thinks I've replaced her and her brother with them...but I could never replace them....

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