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My dad, my fascination

Dad, how much I loved you You did not give me time to tell; So quick was your way to depart That sorrow and grief That came my way Are yet to breathe their last. You knew how to play with me Whenever I fell short of friends; You knew how to never impose on me Anything that I disliked; You knew to take me out of punishment The moment I had shed tears. You knew to make me Holy and intelligent By the examples you did set; You knew to give me time Even if it was in short supply; You knew to motivate me By the inspiring deeds you did. You knew to take interest in things That were close to my heart; You knew to show happiness At each and every success, That came my way in school. Humble and generous you were As none I have ever known; The more I have dug deep To unravel you, With the brushes of my heart, The higher have you grown In my love and esteem. Behind your gentle eyes There was ever this much warmth That knew to melt away All traces of unhappiness Clinging onto me In my hours of despair, And declare the spring of love and friendship Even with all the ice strewn around. Yet, you knew not to show me Your pain and discomfort As you plunged deep Into the woes of health And breathed your last; My head bends to the Almighty To have had been fathered By a soul like you.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 2/2/2018 3:54:00 AM
I really enjoyed your piece! A great tribute for a father! :)
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Date: 11/6/2017 3:44:00 PM
Truly very touching and well written. Must be proud to have such a father. I love it.
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Date: 11/3/2017 3:24:00 AM
Beautiful and touching. Loved your last line, giving thanks and giving insight into his soul
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Date: 11/2/2017 7:42:00 PM
A wonderful tribute to your father -- so well written and beautifully expressed! Keep on writing!
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Date: 11/2/2017 9:48:00 AM
That's a very beautiful poem and a tribute to all fathers. It brought me to tears.
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Date: 11/2/2017 5:15:00 AM
Really..how difficult for you it would be to let it pen down.. Me too love my daddy but never get to express him ... loved your pen Mr.Rastogi...
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Date: 11/1/2017 5:19:00 PM
Regardless of the common language used in this poem to describe the father, this poem has feelings in a clear diction. Perhaps not so unique is a poem could be, but the pain is clearly seen in this try. You could have been less commonplace but poems of that nature are hard to pen for much has been said when writing this kind of verse. Good try! Luis Estable
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Date: 11/1/2017 4:48:00 PM
Fine tribute to your loved one. I have a poem called Paul's Gone on the site about my late father. I hope you decide to check it out. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
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Date: 11/1/2017 3:25:00 PM
This was a really nice poem, there are never enough words to tell someone you love and miss them. This is a beautiful read and I am sorry for your loss.
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Date: 11/1/2017 2:49:00 PM
love this, I wrote one for my mom called Lillian :)
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Date: 11/1/2017 1:31:00 PM
Love it..................Father,
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Date: 11/1/2017 12:14:00 PM
I loved this. The father we all wished we'd had and many of us wish we could be.
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Date: 11/1/2017 11:19:00 AM
Great lines; I felt myself drawn into your Dad’s large heartedness.
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Date: 11/1/2017 11:17:00 AM
Beautifully expressed from your heart. Congratulations
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Date: 11/1/2017 11:17:00 AM
A wonderful tribute to what must have been a wonderful dad. Thank you for sharing with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
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Date: 10/25/2017 8:15:00 PM
Blessings and congrats for your well-deserved win, Pramod - keep up the wonderful work, my friend! :-)
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Date: 10/23/2017 6:38:00 AM
Hi Pramod. Congrats for your fine placement in the contest! ;-)
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Date: 10/21/2017 1:04:00 AM
Hi Pramod, I agree with Silent, this is a loving and heartfelt tribute to your. I wrote a poem about my dad too, I loved him very much. Congratulations on your 2nd place win in the contest. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Date: 10/20/2017 4:35:00 PM
Great tribute to your dad Pramod.. Congratulations on your placement in the contest..
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