Dad Poems by Teens

Poems about Dad

Respect for fathers and mothers is a common tenet of most cultures. With the advent of modern psychology, we now question this idea. If our problems are the result of the way we were raised, why should we respect them? When we respect our parents we are acknowledging that we do not know the challenges that our parents face. We recognize that our parents had to overcome their own childhood issues as well. Respecting our parents is the path to beginning to respect ourselves and ultimately respecting the cycle of life.

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  1. A Different Kind Of Hero

    • By Kelsee Briscoe
    • Published: February 2006

    He is not the kind of hero who is fighting in the war.
    He is not one who sails offshore.

    I don't call him Sergeant, Captain, or Sir.

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    • Rating 4.38
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    Me too, but my dad is always at the coast for his work. I miss him so much, and now he is never here for Father's Day. I wish he could stay at home with my family.

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  3. Broken

    Poem About Father Breaking Daughter's Spirit

    You broke my trust for you
    Just as you broke your promises.
    You broke my love for you
    Just as you can break a twig.

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    • Votes 270
    • Rating 4.56
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    I can relate. My Dad is an alcoholic and he has crushed my heart. He has broken me beyond repair.

  4. You're My Best Friend

    • By Ashley
    • Published: June 2010
    A Poem For Dad

    You're more than a dad
    But a kind loving man

    You showed me the ways

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 109
    • Rating 4.34
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    I miss seeing my dad when he's busy with work. I don't get to see him that often. He has a newborn baby daughter who is my stepsister. I wish I could see him more. I saw him once as he took...

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  6. I'm Sorry...Dad

    • By Shayla Pearl H.
    • Published: April 2015
    Poem About My Feelings Towards My Father

    I'm sorry you missed the day I came home.
    I'm sorry you left my Mum all alone.
    I'm sorry you missed the first time I walked.
    And I'm sorry you missed the first time I talked.

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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 365
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 135
    • Rating 4.66
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    My dad left the house when I was 5 years old and he told me that he would never be coming back. I remember he told me to go to back to bed. When I woke up in the morning he was gone. I felt...

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  7. Daddy's Little Girl

    • By Emma R. Sims
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Growing Up Without A Father

    By Emma Sims
    Age:12

    I wish, I wish I was daddy's little girl,...

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    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1121
    • Rating 4.56
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    I'm 13 years old. I have a dad, but I want him to be with me. We talk on the phone and we say we love each other. But I want him here in my life. I want him to be on my side when my mom...

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  8. Daddy Can You Hear Me

    • By Tegan Peck
    • Published: October 2007
    Poem About Wanting To Meet Dad

    Daddy, are you out there?
    Daddy, come home
    Daddy, please meet me
    Daddy, are you alone? ...

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    • Stories 8
    • Shares 114
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 274
    • Rating 4.47
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    I am now 18 years old. My father has been in and out of my life. He has never been a father, and I call him Peter. He never bought us gifts and he doesn't know who my baby sister is and he...

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  10. Silent Screams

    • By Destinee
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About Feeling Alone

    I'm sorry, okay!
    while tears of anger and sadness roll down my face,
    they hit the floor
    with no sound at all....

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 85
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 94
    • Rating 4.47
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    Wow...you could not possibly know how much this related to me and my dad. He was never there for me, my mom was the one who did everything. Then she committed suicide. I moved in with my...

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  11. Broken Hearted Daughter

    • By Tarryn Miller
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About a Strained Relationship with Father

    Photographs of you holding me in your arms,
    You protected me from any kind of harm,
    You influenced me to play guitar,
    I was always your number one rock star....

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    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 86
    • Rating 4.45
  12. Dad I Miss You

    • By Peter
    • Published: December 2011
    Poem To Dad In Jail

    Dad I miss you
    You don't know what I've been through
    Not being raised with a Dad
    You've made me always be mad...

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 126
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 172
    • Rating 4.41
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    I totally get what you are going through. My mom died when I was born, and the only person I had was my dad, but he left on my 3rd birthday. Then when I turned 13 I got the news that he died,...

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  13. Where Were You Daddy

    • By Angela
    • Published: October 2011
    Poem From A Hurt Daughter

    where were you when I was all alone
    why weren't you here after I begged you to come home
    how could you leave me here by myself, you were all I had
    I had enough people to hurt me...

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 106
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 121
    • Rating 4.37
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    I don't see you, Daddy. Why do you hurt me so much? I'm always sad. Why, Daddy, why? My heart hurts.

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