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Best Father Son Poems

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

Premium Member A Father/Son Zoo Trip
“Why do the Rams behave violently?”
The little boy queried of his father.
“They need all their might to fight the Jaguars,
But Jags are fast, don’t know...

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Categories: father son, animals, funnymom, mom,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Between the words of my father
I tried my best 
To live between your cruel words
Yet there was no room
I felt less
Smaller than small
So why didn't I fit?

I wonder
Now that you...

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Categories: farewell, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Submerged in Shallow Streams
Shimmering silhouettes haunt.

Shadow stands still, 
observing his soul drift towards 
the tree of melancholy.

Its morbid image stands silent,
but screams inside the mind.

I could write a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Forgive You
     You lost my life.
     Sharp as a knife...
     You lost a lot of things.
     Your memory in my heart

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Categories: abuse, father, father son, forgiveness, heartbroken,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member My Parting Gifts

                 My Parting Gifts…

Goodbye my son, my only king.

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Categories: father son, goodbye, hope, true love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Out of the Park
It wasn't because he brought her flowers....
 It wasn't because he wined and dined her....
   She loved him because he spent hours on...

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Categories: father son, father, son,
Form: Free verse
st. patty's limerick
writing a limerick
so easy and simple
a little irish humor
give both cheeks a dimple
rainbows and leprechans
have come into season
but really St. Patrick
has given us reason
the three...

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Categories: father son, allegory
Form: Limerick
Autumn Breeze

When the magic is gone
	and all the stars have fallen,
do I just sit and wait for my final calling?

Is there still something
	to do, out...

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Categories: father son, death, destiny, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nothing Left

If lonely is a prison...
Lord knows I've done my time
From my lying destination,
To the truth I've left behind

There's another losing diamond,
In every card I'm dealt

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Categories: conflict, depression, emotions, father son, mother,
Form: Lyric
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, father son,
Form: Quatrain
A Pair of Boots
There was a day, a specific day,
When a pair of boots stopped walkin.
Leaving no average prints on the way,
That an average man could walk in.


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Categories: character, courage, death, father son, men,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mr Kipling's Answer
You kept your faith with cannons flaming
when cowards left, their souls ablaze.
You kept your trust--thy will proclaiming--
from none but death to sing your praise.
Your word...

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Categories: appreciation, father son, inspirational love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beautiful Sadness
“Thin, I think, that fabric between realities. Maybe minds aren't lost. Maybe they just slip through and find a different place to wander.”  -...

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Categories: age, analogy, family, father son, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Little Boy
A Little Boy is
	Jelly on his face
	Dirt under his nails
	A patch on his knee
	String trailing from 
	One pocket and
	A frog in the other

A little boy...

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© Mel Gill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 10th grade, children, emotions, father son,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member ON WINGS OF SONG
I fly on wing of song.
Twenty-three miles out of Atlanta
soaring like an eagle traveling from DC
thirty-six thousand miles high
Fly, fly away
Through the blue hues of...

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Categories: father son, faithblue, universe,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member A soldier cries
He's used to war, he fights real hard,
He's a soldier, he's battle scarred.
The enemy is weak, there is nothing to fear,
His compassion is gone, he...

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Categories: beach, bereavement, child, death, father son,
Form: Narrative
A Place In the Sun

My heart resides where sunlight rests
upon the streets of gold,
a place where God’s love comforts me
and winds are never cold.
There, on the streets, He lights...

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Categories: father son, faith, light, love,
Form: Rhyme
A Wise Father
A Father's advice to his son on his wedding day

A Wise Father

My wise old father said to me
Be kind and gentle to your wife
And happy...

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Categories: father son, father, son, weddingfather, happy, heart, old,
Form: Pantoum
Noah counting love
I woke this morning
yes this morning
and felt the warmth of love
‘pon mine forehead
and my face
and my ears 
and my nose

I woke this morning
yes this morning

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Categories: father son, father, son,
Form: Free verse
Overcome Evil With Good
A loving husband, a great man of God,
Few people would dare to walk the path he trod;

Came to spread the Good news of the Bible,

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, evil, father son,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Brother for Sale
Brother for sale.
I'll deliver him too.
I can send in the mail,
Wrapped in yellow or blue.

He's water potty-trained now,
But that can change in a day.
He'll be...

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Categories: father, father son, funny, humorous, mother
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Man of the House
You left without saying goodbye
and now I'll never know what it was like,
to have you teach me, eye to eye.
You left without saying goodbye.
Now who...

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Categories: blue, childhood, dad, father son, grief,
Form: Triolet
If not You...

If I didn't have YOU I wouldn’t know
What true love really meant
You are the BEST surprise I have ever received 
Baby YOU are...

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© Diana Vee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: father son, i love you, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
No Room for God
A most genius, scientific mind, whom I respect,
with chalkboards full of numbers and symbols;
such mathematical equations and theories
as to boggle the ordinary mind, spoke these...

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Categories: father son, faith, god, science,
Form: Verse