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Best Daughter Poems

Below are the all-time best Daughter poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of daughter poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member A Tear-Ful Conversation With My Daughter
It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: daughter, i love you, i
Form: Free verse

Homeless Mans Love For His Daughter
A homeless man played his guitar,
for coin rewards put in a jar.
 A lonely life he always led,
but in his heart a love he had.

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Categories: dad, daughter, fate, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two-face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with Benedict...

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Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Small Bouquet of My Word Groupings
you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Daddy

Daddy, why did you go away?
Don't you know I wanted you to stay!

Daddy, when you left mom,
Don't you know you left me too?
Now all I...

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Categories: daughter, blue, dad, depression, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Father's Sacrifice
I loved you the first day
I saw those big brown eyes blinking,
taking in your first moments of life.
Not a tear nor a little scream,
you seemed...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, dad, daughter,
Form: Prose
Premium Member If Ever I Don't Know
"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and 
can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words"

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who Can Argue Miracles Exist
Who Can Argue Miracles Exist?

No man, be he grandiloquent or coarse;
             be he...

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Categories: daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quietude and Boom
I decorate a grotto for you, Mama
where orchids and holy images
embellish this special place and day,
that saintly icons guard you there
as if they beg me...

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Categories: devotion, mother daughter, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tissue Box
like visitors from outer space
they came with tears, and lined the sidewalk
long in face, and arms embracing
some (I have no inkling) who
they were or why...

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Categories: child, cry, daughter, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tribute To Daddy
You were the oak in our family tree,
With roots that were strong and true,
Holding on so tenaciously
No ill wind could topple you.
We nestled under your...

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Categories: dad, daughter, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Visits from Heaven

                 Was it really you dad? Not merely just...

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Categories: dream, father daughter, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Longing For Father's Love
I am not a father
nor I am a mother
I am just a daughter
that is growing better...

Father, you have been away
I truly wish you have stayed

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Categories: daughter, absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Colors For Mother

Looking towards the blue sky
Every color camouflaged around the cloud
Tears of sadness began to dry
Watching all the colors display out loud

The dark needing...

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Categories: daughter, art, beautiful, color, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Can a child ever forget, how deep a mother’s love abides

All those days since birth, till now I’m grown she guides

Remembering her smile, so tender,...

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© Kp Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daughter, child, dedication, love, mother
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Be On Guard Against Poets
My sweet child
My daughter
Be on guard
Be on guard of the man
Who plays on your heartstrings…
Not with flirtatious smile
Nor with flexed muscles
Not with devouring eyes
Nor with...

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Categories: mother daughter, poets,
Form: Free verse
A Mother's Envy and Pride
Lapis lazuli mines with wide blue eyes
bringing to mind precious stones and
caramel scones; innocent and wise -
Wondering, yet without surprise.

Staring down the universe, a challenge

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© Kp Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daughter, art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Father's Legacy
You grew up going from place to place.
Folk thought you wouldn't amount to a thing.
You were a wander til you heard love calling.
Your life changed...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: father daughter, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden Memories
I reach onto the bookshelf 
Carefully removing the photograph album from the top shelf

We nestle together on the sofa
I slowly turn over the pages
Yellowing photographs...

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Categories: daughter, memory, missing you, mother
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dad's Workshop
A clutter of wood and dust and cobwebby corners,
And dappled sun shining through dirty windows;
On his work table a drawing; a project in progress,
And tin...

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Categories: father daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Little One, You Carried Me
A hardened and disciplined man drove to the grocery store lost in thought, 
with setting of sun, the long day's work almost found it's end.

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Categories: child, dad, daughter, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don'T Burn After Reading
To my daughter who never listens.

Life is not as simple as a cliché.
It's not lullabies and butterflies.
Not all sounds are soothing,
not all flowers are faithful.

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, father daughter, life,
Form: Free verse
Look past
the faded little girl    braids and bows 
in a       polaroid picture
buttery yellow skirt 
curtsying ...

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Categories: daughter, death, family, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Mourning
There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
     Christmas, mourning for its magic,
       Awaiting on an angel,...

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Categories: child, childhood, christmas, daughter,
Form: Rhyme