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.

Father Son Poems & Father Daughter Poems

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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. 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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  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. 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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    • Rating 4.47
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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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  10. Special Hero

    • By Christina M. Kerschen
    • Published: February 2006

    When I was a baby,
    you would hold me in your arms.
    I felt the love and tenderness,
    keeping me safe from harm.

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    • Rating 4.41
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    I don't know how it feels, but I sure understand what this poem is all about. How I wish my dad was caring. To me, he only carries the title and doesn't act the meaning.

  11. Wondrous Magical Times

    Always Daddy's Little Girl

    The child held to her
    daddy's hand.
    She stood upon his feet,
    and as they danced to the music,

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    I loved the poem but I really can't relate to it because it was hard for my dad when he was growing up because he never had anyone like the little girl does in the poem. He never had a father...

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  12. For My Dad

    The Legacy Of A Father

    He grew up in a town where people were poor,
    In a family quite wealthy with love.
    He was raised by two parents who were stable but strict
    And taught him to trust God above.

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  13. Becoming A Dad

    Old women say that men don't know
    The pain through which all mothers go,
    And maybe that is true, and yet
    I vow I never shall forget

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