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Dad Poems | Examples of Dad Poetry

Dad Poems. Below are examples of poems about dad. This list of dad poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. There are fathers, and then there are dads. A dad is unique, funny, and irreplaceable. He is your friend, mentor, and a person to whom you look up. Real dads impart wisdom that no one can take from you. These poems are expressions about these amazing and monumental figures. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of dad poetry. This list of works about dad is an excellent resource for examples of how to write dad poems.

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List of Dad Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
I Cannot Weight To Hmm matthew harris Free verse angst, appreciation, dad, endurance,
Game over SillyToy Boys Jueju allegory, analogy, boy, dad,
Premium Member Poem Child Abuse:Psychological Incest Janet Bingham Prose Poetry dad, death, endurance, evil,
Fast flatulence Robbie McClellan Narrative dad, father son, funny,
Premium Member Poem How Precious Is Life Carol Connell Rhyme baby, birth, dad, husband,
Premium Member Poem When Dad Died Carol Connell Free verse dad, death, god, memory,
Premium Member Poem DAD'S LESSON Line Gauthier Free verse appreciation, character, dad, god,
Trampoline troubles Robbie McClellan Narrative animal, child, dad, father
Premium Member Poem Dad, continued James Inman Elegy dad,
Premium Member Poem Dad James Inman Elegy dad,

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empty coffee cup
by P.S. AWTRY
empty coffee cup
sitting upon the table
reminds me of Dad...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, father, i miss

Adam Of Love And Faith
by Besma Riabi Dziri
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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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, daughter, dedication, father

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Help give me strength
by Gordon Alexander
HELP me I'm struggling today
These thoughts won't go away
Help me I feel so sad
Am I really that bad a dad

Angry at the slightist of things
Losing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, dad, how i

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from us all
by Lisa Ricci
today is my dad's 87th birthday
my family and I didn't think we would see today
we are all thankful with celebration
below is a little entry by...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: birthday, blessing, celebration, dad,

IF YOU HATE GARDENING
by LEON WILSON
Grass 
           Grow
   Oh.    No 
    ...

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Footle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, feelings, garden, green,

Autumn Equinox 2018
by matthew harris
I riff flecked about thee august
     Autumn Equinox 2018,
     this polymath learned why,
September Equinox
   ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, 11th grade, 8th grade,

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Coming Home or Going to Heaven
by Tania Kitchin
As I sit and wait for news, my anxiety's high
Lost in thoughts and prayer and asking god why
You have endured so much and now this
You...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, hope,

Dear Dad
by Tracy Taylor
Dear Dad, you left me but I understand why
You finally got your wings and you started to fly
My heart hurts the most, I doubt will...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: best friend, dad, death,

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RTB
by Gregory R Barden

I'm watching a man I long to know

          Slow-slipping away from his life

   ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, dad, father, love,

Somewhat Tricky
by eric ploscik
You want closeness
But keep on pushing away
I want to get to know the man
Behind the wall of stone.

It must be tragic
Being so alone
Without a place...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, daughter,

To Audrey
by Matthew Morton
The waves that hit upon these golden shores
Are a welcome and powerful roar
The water washes my sins so pure
And I sit here, my mind an...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, forgiveness, humanity,

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It Tastes Divine
by Emile Pinet


Dad dug up clams when I was eight 
to boil alive...to my chagrin
I heaved contemplating their fate.
Oh, What the hell - just toss one in
he...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, childhood, dad,

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Daddy A Fathers Day poem
by Jeff Kantor

Daddy. A Father’s Day poem
28/08/2018



I miss you dad,
I miss you real bad.

I miss your voice,
And I miss your face.
Your scratchy beard
When you haven’t shaved.
I miss...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, dad, death, dedication,

She is my world
by Allison Call
How can a parent do this to their kid?
It hurts bad, but you wouldn’t know what it did.
Careless, nonexistent, and selfish is what you are
Right...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, appreciation, caregiving, dad,

Hello, I'm Still Here
by Sam Larson
the way that I’m feeling right now
is exhaustingly difficult to explain with words –
I feel like a child, even now when I try to communicate
with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, daughter, forgiveness, growth,

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Thanks Dad
by Michael Wegman
Think of us oft, when you travel afar,
On orders protecting, lives we enjoy;
You and your pals, family superstars,
We miss you every time, you must deploy.

And...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, appreciation, children, dad,

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A Ghost's Embrace
by Brenda Chiri
Future soul needs saved,
by a ghost from her past
Caring and loving presence,
a spirit none can surpass

A being that needs that touch,
advise from back in the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, dad, daughter, family,

The sixth trumpet oops false alarm
by Robbie McClellan
My God I thought Christ had just returned...I was in a dead sleep when one of the cats jumped up on this 300 button multi...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, animal, cat, cheer up,

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In The Shadows
by Emile Pinet


I spy you standing in the shadows cast
by a flashing neon sign, begging a smoke
with your nose dripping as if you're on coke,
your pale skin...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, 12th grade, angst, anxiety,

Blame
by Ifechukwu Ezeokoli
So cordial and tolerant was he
Wicked and malicious are you
He was like an angel
You are a demon in disguise
You capered 'round the land like a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, death, grief, missing