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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



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...

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Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
Form: Narrative
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

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 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 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 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 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
Hugging...

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Categories: daughter, absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member COLORS for MOTHER
     COLORS for MOTHER,

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

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Categories: daughter, art, beautiful, color, faith,
Form: Rhyme
CARMEN
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
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
in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daughter, art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
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
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 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 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
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.
Hoisting...

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Categories: daughter, joy, sleep, true
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Crushed
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
Little Wishes
Little wishes on great big stars.
Daughter, I make a wishes for you.
Keep on growing and keep on smiling.
And I'll keep loving all that you do.

Little...

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Categories: growing up, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: daughter, absence, angst, cry, dad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The truth about women
Bestowed with femininity,
     wisdom, elegance, and grace,
 exemplifying dignity, 
     daughter of the human race.

X chromosome integrity
...

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Categories: daughter, mother, people, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Dear Dad -

I have learned to say thanks
... It's free
I can not remember that I sat on your lap when I was little
How delightful it is to...

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Categories: dad, daughter, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Suicide Mind
What makes the decision
To flick the switch
To end ones life
For the sake of it
 
Troubled, debts
Bullied at school
Fork in the road
To let death rule
 
Mums,...

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Categories: daughter, death, depression, father,
Form: Rhyme