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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    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 to be...

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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. 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

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Father's Day In Heaven

    Poem About Love For A Deceased Father

    I love you and I miss you, Dad,
    and though you've passed away,
    you'll never be forgotten,
    for I think of you each day.

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    We lost our Dad in 2002. He lived with me and my family for seven months before passing on. We really thank God for those seven months. His impact on the entire family was truly a blessing. I...

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  10. 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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  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. 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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