Father Poems

Poems about Dad

Our fathers carry half of our genetic makeup. Our relationship with our father plays a huge part of who we will become. In many segments of society, people grow up without ever knowing their fathers. This is unfortunate because fathers should play as important a role in raising their children as mothers. A father is the model of a man for his daughter and she will choose a man who is like him. A father is the model for his son as well. Fortunately, there is a trend for fathers to be more active in their children's lives.

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  1. My Dad

    Loving Father Poem From Daughter

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    If I could write a story,
    It would be the greatest ever told.
    I'd write about my daddy,
    For he had a heart of gold.

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    This poem reminds me of my father who passed away twenty years ago in 1999. His sensitive words and deeds still echo in my mind.

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  3. Tears In My Daddy's Eyes

    • By Unknown Mystery
    • Published: June 2015
    The Special Bond Between Father And Daughter

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    He was always my pillar when I knew I'd fall,
    Always my anchor so strong and tall.
    His hard face changes only for me.
    His softer side, so careless and free.

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    I just got so emotional after reading this poem. I love my dad a lot. I want to fulfill his dreams. He always makes me happy, and he always does hard work for us. He never shows his weakness...

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  4. Family Circle

    • By Melissa G. Nicks
    • Published: February 2006
    Cycle Of Life Poem

    When I am born, you are here
    In your eye, I see a tear
    Time flies and already I'm two
    "Look, Daddy, I can tie my shoe!"

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    This is a fantastic poem that shows the life with a family and shows all the processes in a family and all the changes that passes, I love this poem that I even said it in a poetry contest!

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  6. My Father, My Friend

    Appreciation For Dad

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    For my father, my friend,
    This to me you have always been.
    Through the good times and the bad,
    Your understanding I have had.

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    I love this poem. My papa is the masterpiece of God as my father. I have seen him in pain when I was suffering, and he had suffered much more than me to get me out. In those horrible days,...

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  7. Memories Of My Dad

    Poem About Dad Being A Hero

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    He wasn't a hero
    Known by the world,
    But a hero he was
    To his little girl.

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    Makes me remember the time when I was a little girl waiting for my dad to come back home from work. I was always able to recognize the sound of his bus.

  8. My Dad

    • By Michael Macdonald
    • Published: June 2017
    Father Teaching Son How To Be A Man

    He wasn't faster than a speeding bullet,
    but he was quick to come to my defense.
    Unable to leap tall buildings,
    but could lift my spirits when life didn't make sense.

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  10. Only A Dad

    Only a dad, with a tired face,
    Coming home from the daily race,
    Bringing little of gold or fame,
    To show how well he has played the game,

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    Hello everyone. It’s a Monday morning, and I’ve just begun working, but somewhere in my mind throughout the day I keep remembering my dad and his deeds. No matter how tired I become, I still...

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  11. Silent, Strong Dad

    • By Karen K. Boyer
    • Published: February 2006

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    He never looks for praises.
    He's never one to boast.
    He just goes on quietly working
    For those he loves the most.

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    My father passed away very suddenly over the weekend, we will be laying him to rest tomorrow. I wanted to find something that describes the man my father was and this poem seems written for...

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  12. To My Father

    Love And Support Of A Father

    There was a time
    When not so long ago
    A newborn had cried her first tear
    As she entered into a strange new world.

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    Awesome. I just love it! It's awesome, and I'm speechless.

  13. A Message For Him

    A Message For My Father In Heaven

    No one can love me as much as you.
    In you, I know I'm not alone.
    Your smile gives me happiness behind sadness.
    Your memories give me strength behind darkness.

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