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Best Father Daughter Poems

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


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: father daughter, blue, dad, depression, father
Form: Free verse



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 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: father daughter, absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad
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 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



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: father daughter, absence, angst, cry, dad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member By Default
As we rode through a fog, my father and I
the car we were in, seemed to know its way home
Someone's hands on the wheel,.....but no...

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Categories: father daughter, childhood, dad, death, family,
Form: Narrative
Unbroken Reconciliation
18-12-1922.                    22-12-2018
A date of birth. ...

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Categories: december, father daughter, how
Form: Free verse
A Game Of Thorns - Collaboration with Maurice Yvonne

i heard a...what do they say...a spine chilling scream
...is that the saying?

a spine chilling scream
followed by

'he's dead, my G_d he's dead'

the phrase echoed 
inside the...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: father daughter, addiction, bereavement, body, boyfriend,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member dear little wee one - nursery rhyme
oh come, my dear little wee one
      what a long, full day you've had
      ...

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Categories: child, children, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
The Little Box
There's a little box found in my room,
With heartfelt memories, I won't open soon.

 A box of pictures, to reminisce.
They break my heart, it's you...

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Categories: child, dedication, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Adam Of Love And Faith
Adam of Love
barely knew what to put 
in black and white
with the Light in his heart
the dark able to look through.
A man of wealth
warmth and...

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Categories: father daughter, dad, daughter, dedication, father
Form: Free verse
A rainy train journey - Happy father's day
A sudden rain
cloaked the rail path
Lightning strikes were furious
Thunder storms drum big
Windows drenched in rain
Unable to see the scenes
Uncertain about the future 
As we were...

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Categories: daughter, father daughter, fathers
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Strong Faith
Jairus asked Jesus to heal his child
Daughter’s condition was far from mild
The man with strong faith believed in Christ
That He could restore his daughter’s life
Jairus...

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Categories: father daughter, bereavement, bible, death, father
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Searing Pain Reemerges

searing pain reemerges
each time I pass the hospital
     creeping up to burn my eyes
       ...

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Categories: father daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't Grow Old, Daddy
How could you get old, Daddy?
That's not supposed to happen
I'm your little girl
I can't see the stooped shoulders
I can't see the ravages of time, Daddy
Please...

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Categories: dad, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Free Spirit
She is a free spirit rebellious and wild
She’s changing so quickly – no longer a child.
Determined, impulsive, she gets into fights
She wants independence and quotes...

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Categories: father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SUGAR DADDY - TWO LENSES
Childhood Days

I’d heap spoonfuls of sugar in my tea
I wouldn’t drink it without it you see
That sweet syrupy drink
Wasn’t poured down the sink
Every single drop...

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Categories: father daughter, health, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Loving The Child In Me
There is a child that looks like me.
Years from now still won't be free.
You'll want to rock her in your arms.
Keep her safe from all...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: father daughter, pain, child,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Princess
When I grow up, will I still be princess?

Of course, says glowing daddy. 
 
A roll of the queen’s eyes.
...

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Categories: father daughter, 12th grade, family, father
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MISTAKEN THAT YOU LOVED ME
'My' biggest mistake was being born a girl 
I was never going to meet your expectations for you wanted a
Son and you got me ...mum...

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Categories: childhood, discrimination, father daughter,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member April Fawn
Longing in lowly light of longer days
by which a summer wilts paternal dreams
and browns the loitered heaves of yellow spring:

the budding void that stamps an...

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Categories: depression, father daughter,
Form: Sonnet
Make A Wish
In abandoned fields
the silhouette of a dad
blowing fluffy seeds
from the last dandelion's head
towards packed toys in the shed

Beyond mountain yields
Her hands untied from the bed
sweet...

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Categories: father daughter,
Form: Quintain (English)
You don't even look back
You don’t even look back, as I stand here in the rain,
I can see your shoulders shake as you walk towards the train, 
In-my-mind I...

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Categories: father daughter, anxiety, change, emotions, farewell,
Form: Ballad
All Gods Creations
We walked on the beach, just Daddy and me,
And looked for shells in the sand.
We found a starfish holding tight to a rock
Then we walked...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: creation, dad, father daughter,
Form: Quatrain