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. He's My Dad

    My Father Was A Hardworking Man

    Muddy boots and overalls, he stood about six two
    He was a country bumpkin; hard work was what he knew
    A carpenter, a roofer, a jack of many trades
    Countless hours of hard labor with not much time to play

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  3. 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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    I lost my dad on 09 October 2018, and unfortunately, he was just 43 and I was in class nine. It is really heart-breaking to live without someone who was present in all your heartbeats and...

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  4. 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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  6. 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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    Wow! Words cannot describe the quality of this poem. It is touching and another thing is that it co-relates with life's reality. Thanks a lot and thumbs up for the great job!

  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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    Awesome appreciation and wonderful thanksgiving to a father. No love and care can be compared with that of a father. My dad, too, is my friend and guide who always remains beside me and helps...

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  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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    I was born blind. I, like my father, had congenital (at birth) bilateral (both sides) cataracts. My vision was far worse than dad's though. My dad was always there (along with my mom) to...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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    I lost my dad the year 2011 when I was writing my WEAC examination. It was devastating, but I had to pull through. When I think of him, I always wish he was around me to teach me how to be a...

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  13. My Daddy

    Dad Poem From Daughter

    I sit and look back to how far I can remember,
    And you are always there next to me.
    Each and every day you were helping me grow up,
    And making me be the best that I can be.

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    I really loved this poem. It's very touching and helpful because my dad's not here, but he is always in my heart. It helps me when he's gone.

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