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Dad Poems | Examples of Dad Poetry

Dad Poems - Examples of all types of dad poetry to share and read. This list of dad poems is composed of the works of modern poets on 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, and famous examples of dad poetry. This list of works about dad is an excellent resource for examples of how to write dad poems.
A Daddy's Christmas
Christmas cards and credit cards and lists of much to plenty. It's choking Daddy half to death. They think I'm made of money. Give me this and I want that. It's more than I can do. All the money in the...Read More
Categories: anxiety, christmas, dad, jobs,
Form: Rhyme

That Day
Sister turned the TV up ...Read More
Categories: absence, dad, death, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Did Your Daddy Smoke a Stogie
hot cocoa with a marshmallow and a straw stick, please dear. surprised the bartender, he didn’t get many of this kind in here. You’re a bovine, right? He asked the calf wearing the jaunty smile. My mommy and...Read More
Categories: dad, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Being a man
I'm learning to be a man from my brother Since I'm flying under his wing As he shows me how to flap my own Before I can go solo from here on I see how forgetful he gets...Read More
Categories: dad, age, appreciation, brother, care,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Honoring of Al Munsel, Hired Hand
Dad keeps pestering me. He wants to go see Al and he wants me to go along. "Come on; it'll only take a little while," he coaxes. The thought of the old...Read More
Categories: bible, dad, daughter, home,
Form: Narrative

MEN The journer from a boyhood to the MAN he grew, He knows the milestones that one needs to go through. He is supposed to be strong, yet required to be gentle, Most of the times, men are experimental. Men...Read More
Categories: boy, boyfriend, brother, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Love Hate
Love/hate I love him and hate him all at the same time I want to live with him and I want him to die I want to go to him and I want to hide I want to tell him the truth but...Read More
Categories: anger, conflict, dad, father
Form: Rhyme
Feathers and memories
You always let me crush the milk jug Put taps on my favorite pair of shoes When you made chocolate chip cookie dough, You let us sneak an extra spoon I remember playing while you would work You taught...Read More
Categories: dad, death, i love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pondering parenting
Wrestling with the best way to raise kids Oscillating between being a helicopter parent Or letting them find their own way The middle road sometimes not apparent We all brandish our own brand of baggage...Read More
Categories: caregiving, childhood, dad, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Brothers
The tale I tell is about three brothers All three of them had different mothers All three had the same dad One thing still made them sad They each had a look unlike the others ...Read More
Categories: birth, dad, father son,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Poet
The poet comes up the road that the sun has baked to a faded yellow. His collar is open and his throat glistens with sweat. His thin brown hair is damp and plastered down. He's...Read More
Categories: books, dad, mom, poets,
Form: Narrative
Christmas Tears
Hello, said the Christmas tree bulb to the boy,did you come here to see the toys? The boy just stood there and he began to cry, “no you see, for my father has lied,he promised he'd...Read More
Categories: christmas, dad,
Form: Free verse
Finding Mr Lost dad
Poem Sanged Daddy.Vibes..(written for someone I know and I feel their pain so) Listen.. hold me close and not far.. plz. hold me close to you. Don't reach for me and be too far.. I'm just getting to know...Read More
Categories: dad, father daughter, father
Form: Free verse
A Special Place
The old tree has long been felled, And you need to know the ground To find the last few signs of Sunken family grave mounds. The graveyard is now full And it was thought for the best To find...Read More
Categories: beauty, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dad Let Me Explain
Give me a moment before you judge harshly. Given the facts, don't get manipulated by honesty. I know that help is required but never spoken of. Can't deny the need but respect the love. ...Read More
Categories: care, dad, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse

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