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Best Fathers Day Poems

Below are the all-time best Fathers Day poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of fathers day poems written by PoetrySoup members


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: fathers day, absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member HANDS THAT DIPPED ME


From your hands that dipped me in cool tubs 
and soft morn wakes, you were the gentle lion
taming my bohemian strains; the lamb of summer
rain...

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Categories: fathers day, inspiration, me,
Form: Free verse
Today Tomorrow Forever
                        ...

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Categories: fathers day, death, father, loss, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Strings Attached
Carved from tree.
Perfect 
dreamy face, sadness not a trace.
A wood carver dreams of having child.
A spirit wistful running wild.

A hand to hold, a mouth that...

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Categories: devotion, fantasy, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
I'm my Daddy Made Over
Dedicated to my Dad Jerry W. Niday 3/20/1952 - 6/18/2013


I am who I am because of him
He’s the reason for my son’s name
He gave me...

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Categories: fathers day, absence, angst, cancer, change,
Form: Marsiya



We Lost More Than a Dad
We lost more than just a Dad that day
We lost half of how we came to be
We lost we four girls first love
We lost our...

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Categories: fathers day, absence, angst, best friend,
Form: Epic
Father
Not once did i ever see my father tear up. 
Not once.
Never did i see him get emotional.
Blue with haze.
He was scared.
But he never cried.
A...

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Categories: fathers day, absence, addiction, betrayal, fathers
Form: Free verse
Daddy's Song
Time has passed by so quickly
You’ve been gone 2 yrs today
I never knew something could hurt so much
The wound from losing you hasn’t even begun...

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Categories: fathers day, absence, anniversary, dad, dedication,
Form: Lyric
Happy Father's Day


                       Happy Father'...

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Categories: father daughter, fathers day,
Form: Lyric
A Poem From My Daughter
Daddy, I love you
For all that you do
I'll kiss you and hug you
Cause you love me, too
You feed me and need me
To teach you to...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fathers day, dad, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Thoughts of the Day
We have a laugh, and drink a beer,
Play some golf, and hunt for deer.

Your patience and wisdom, is without test,
Your confidence and clarity, is at...

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Categories: appreciation, fathers day,
Form: Metrical Tale
For Men Everywhere One Billion Rising
1 Billion Rising.

For Men Everywhere.

Stop! Listen! Think! Act!

Stop!

Stop the abuse!

Of grand-daughters,
colleagues,
daughters,
girlfriends,
partners,
mothers,
sisters,
nieces,
wives,

all women.

Listen!

Listen to the voices!

Of grand-daughters,
colleagues,
daughters,
girlfriends,
partners,
mothers,
sisters,
nieces,
wives,

all women.

Think!

Think of how you treat,

grand-daughters,
colleagues,
daughters,
girlfriends,
partners,
mothers,
sisters,
nieces,
wives,

all women.

Act!

Act now to change...

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Categories: fathers day, baby, boyfriend, brother, child,
Form: I do not know?
My Father In Heaven
There is no one like the Father you are to me.
I was no mistake in your plans I see. 
I never was a plaything or...

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Categories: bible, christian, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Any party
Supporting killing children 
they will never ever get my vote again 
when you abort a baby 
your aborting God from your life 

Non-christian parties
now they...

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Categories: fathers day, abortion, baby, betrayal, corruption,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A Father Is - for contest
A father is….						
….that grouchy, cursing guy
who just banged his head
on the cabinet door
getting under the sink
to fix a leak

…that “voice” resounding
off the walls
singing – off...

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Categories: character, dad, fathers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Father's Day 2016
It's Father's Day again,
   but you aren't here.
There's no card to be bought;
   no phone call to be made;
  ...

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Categories: dad, fathers day, miss
Form: Free verse
A LOVE WHO WON'T LET ME BE
You light the fires within
my heart causing tiny
embers to become ablaze
filling my world with your
love's glow while sweeping
my love filled mind away

For each time when...

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Categories: fathers day, appreciation, best friend, blessing,
Form: Prose
Premium Member To My Dad, on Father's Day

Dad- Father's PDay

When I first started school, we
went to the store to buy pencils
and such.
These were days when stores were 
very small,  and a...

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Categories: fathers day, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Courage That Inspired Awe
A crystal-clear picture! The embodiment of courage! 
An unsung Warrior, vigorously protecting uprooted, heart-broken kin, and many shelterless,
After a devastating partition of the homeland! 

A man in his prime,...

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Categories: fathers day, courage, dedication, family, fathers
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A GEM OF AN INHERITTANCE, FATHER'S DAY
This poem will be featured on the Home Page of Poetry Soup this week
 Perfect for Father's day, It s a repost that many have...

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Categories: family, fathers day, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dad's Workshop- A Father's Day Poem
 
A clutter of wood and dust in cobwebby corners,
and dappled sun shining through dirty windows;
on his work table a drawing; a project in progress,
and...

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Categories: fathers day,
Form: Verse
Besotted legs and Trampled shadows
Daddy comes everyday when the twilight
Bifurcates the light into shadows
Like a miscreant, grasshopper
Intrudes into the cracks of walls
Mom became a vociferous loudspeaker
Alcohol staggers inside his...

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© sneha nair  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fathers day, addiction, anger, betrayal, death,
Form: Free verse
Life in 4 stanzas
With each life
Comes mouldable clay
Make it, break it
Or do okay

With each day comes
A slice of joy
Simple pleasures
Make our stay 

With each light
Comes a shining beacon
That beckons...

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© Dylan Wong  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, life, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
My Father's Footsteps
I can see you up ahead of me
I am following 
in your footsteps

no matter how fast I walk
I cannot catch up 

your footsteps are bigger...

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Categories: fathers day, birthday, caregiving, celebration, dad,
Form: I do not know?
Love, Death, and Rebirth
The signs started in December
When she started waking up in tears each night
She was a normal girl with dark brown hair and darker brown eyes
She...

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Categories: fathers day, angst, beautiful, beauty, child,
Form: Free verse