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Tanka Dad Poems | Tanka Poems About Dad

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Details | Tanka |


LOVE God is always love Forever seek the kingdom; Praise the creator Keep giving what you can give Please endure until the end ANGELS Beautiful Heavens Protecting the meek ones earth Watching over us Helping us to cope with life Comforted with hope and trust MUSIC When you find rhythm You find your hearts inner core Celebrate the times Make them better than before Reminisce and dance all night

Copyright © humble b | Year Posted 2013

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Queen's Birthday

 birth, birthday, celebration, dad,


Queen’s birthday April 21
Birthday of my Dad the same
And his fourth daughter’s
As is the same as my son’s
Dad cried, “A King for A Day”!


Copyright © Diane M Quinlan | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

A safe perch

seeing above all

daddy's shoulders sitting tall

a safe perch so high

reaching up to touch the sky

loving bond just he and i...

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2013

Details | Tanka |



new year’s eve
a ghostly frost coats his chair
front porch so still
car horns downtown
turn back the clock

new year’s eve
no moon    no starry night
no dad to share
in a sudden breeze
a leaf floats down from somewhere

early new year’s eve
the last trolley car dings by
that long yellow row
if he’s aboard
he doesn’t get off

new year’s eve
late cold coming in
clear as a bell
he points
the big dipper

on new year’s eve
dad and brother made ice cream
mom put on her new coat
i got one too
the vanilla stain still there

Dave Austin

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |


the way you always wanted
your lucky son
to hold the raffle tickets
at the hamfests we attended

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

Father Tanka

                                                            He is my father
                                                        a very good provider
                                                         always gives advice
                                                   when life is in so much fright
                                                    I love him for his greatness

Copyright © MariaDiding SajSam | Year Posted 2012

Details | Tanka |

An Angels View

Looking down on me.
Wishing you could be here now.
Accepting your fate.
Appearing in every dream.
You realize that I'll be fine.

Copyright © Dahlya wise | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

A saddened christmas

Wake in the morning
running down the stairs to see
Heart sinks to the ground
father is not here today
my family is not complete

Copyright © Anne Hessler | Year Posted 2013

Details | Tanka |

Mom And Dad


Happy Birthday to me
I'll make a great memory
make Mom and Dad proud
with a bright flash they will see
just how much they mean to me.....


A Linda-Marie Contest
Poet ~  ^Rick Parise

Copyright © Rick Parise | Year Posted 2011

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BROKEN GLASS her knuckles bleed. she’s scared, not caring for herself. dad will be so mad. tomorrow comes, dad’s silent. mercy never makes a peep. 7/2/2017 tanka form

Copyright © Kim Rodrigues | Year Posted 2017