Father's Day Poems

Poems Celebrating Dad and Father's Day

Father's Day is not as respected and popularly observed as Mother's Day. There is a simple reason for this. Although almost everyone has difficult issues with their mothers, there is no doubt as to their mother's love. The same is not true for fathers. Because men have a more difficult time expressing their feelings to their children, many children go through life with the mistaken notion that their fathers don't love them. This is a tragedy because fathers generally love their children dearly and often work long hours so that they can raise their children in comfort.

Poems for Father's Day

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  1. 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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  3. Dad, What's It Like In Heaven?

    Father's Day In Heaven

    If time exists in heaven,
    Do you still rise with the sun?
    Do you and Mom share breakfast
    Before your day has begun?

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    This is a wonderful sentimental poem. It depicts a loving relationship between father and child. My father came into my life as an adult and unfortunately we did not get to make many...

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  4. 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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  6. A True Hero

    • By Julie Mills
    • Published: September 2014
    Poem For A Grandfather Who Is A Hero

    What makes a man a hero?
    I've often thought this through.
    It's someone who is macho?
    It's someone who is true?

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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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    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. My Dad

    • By Disarae G. Kuhn
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    I know this man
    Who is dear to my heart.
    Suddenly one day
    It was torn all apart.

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    When I lost my dad to suicide, I read this poem to my family. I then decided that I wanted to share this with our close family at his service. Any day when I really miss him and when it's...

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  10. My Blessing In Life

    • By Jessica L. Newsome
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem For Husband From Wife

    Every morning I wake up and see
    The most handsome man lying next to me.
    He's the one I cherish and love,
    A blessing sent from Heaven above.

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    Married thirty seven years, and it still feels like yesterday. Communication is the road to success. Best wishes to all. Belfast xxx

  11. Wish You Were Here

    Missing My Dad

    Three months have passed.
    I'll never forget the day
    Someone rang to tell me
    That you'd gone away.

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    About two months ago I lost my father. I cannot say that it was unexpected, yet now I realize that there is nothing in life that can prepare us to bear this void. He remained in the intensive...

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  12. 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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    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.

  13. Father

    • By Jennifer S. Williams
    • Published: February 2006
    Rhyming Father's Day Poem

    When I scratched my knee,
    Or if I bumped my head,
    When I was afraid of the dark,
    Or that thing under my bed,

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    Dear Dad, I want you to know I love you so much. What an amazing poem. I love everything you do for all of us. Love, Bella

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