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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.
Premium Member Daddy's Little Girl
I have been many things in my life and my dreams. I’ve even dwelled in a shell with a pearl But my favorite thing that I’ve always been Is Daddy’s Little Girl. Why I fell from a pony into...Read More
Categories: childhood, dad, daughter, father
Form: Rhyme

Somewhere I started counting
Somewhere where nothing is more happening, I feel the vodka roar, more than wine, where I don't care anymore inside, so we buy another bottle at the corner shop, to empty at the busstop, too stirring but better...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, care, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Big Baby
The look, the laugh, and the loves of a coming baby, None ever foretells: not dad, not mum, not the world. But its manners--now that's never a surprise! It shows in its parents, Planted in them perhaps by God, That...Read More
Categories: baby, dad, family, mom,
Form: Free verse
Dad's 74th Birthday
In November of 2011, Dad was told that he was terminal and wouldn't survive. He was diagnosed with Leukemia and he passed away at the age of sixty-five. Dad worked hard for many years to feed his...Read More
Categories: birthday, cancer, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mom, Dad, and the Kids on a Shopping Spree
When the kids are in the shopping cart They never stop once they start Mommy, Daddy, I want these cookies This candy, this cereal, this pizza, this -- They're pros at it, they never were...Read More
Categories: children, dad, mom,
Form: Rhyme

Can I be like you
Now, I'm mother of kids; remembering how nicely my Dad used to protect me throughout childhood; a rare type of person tryout always to make me feel to be free, self-reliant. For me had all time, agreed to listen all...Read More
Categories: dad,
Form: Sonnet
May it be a golden autumn evening, not a cold, dark, bitter winter twilight. Night will fall upon us in either case. And then we shall await an endless dawn. Written July/August 2021...Read More
Categories: autumn, dad, day, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bring Me Home
"What I'd like to give you, ...Read More
Categories: dad, flower, garden, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cold Moon Clarity
Winter cold moons its way through my bedroom window. Frosty beams glint off Dad’s photo, a standing sentinel to memories of a live ill-lived. Wooden-framed seductive smile, handsome rugged looks, bely the sad inside his mind. “Regettsive behavior” I called it. Regret for not...Read More
Categories: dad, family, father daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Conform To The Norm
My Baby: Don't be too quiet, yet don't be too shrill, Don't be too restless, but neither too still, Please grow up hardy, yet soft to the touch, Not seeking too little, nor asking too much. Years later … My Child: Don't...Read More
Categories: baby, child, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
Where Are You Now
Why is life so unfair like things aren't really there all I ever wanted was my parents to love me to hear them say sweetie would be a sweet dream I asked you Lord...Read More
Categories: dad, 8th grade, black african
Form: Rhyme
Dad my savior
Dad is there for us Even after his demise~ He proves that often When confronting danger Comes in front, like an angel~ My Dad, My Savior Often in dreams, he caresses and embraces~ to accord inner strength "I am there for you, will take care...Read More
Categories: dad, daughter, tribute,
Form: Haiku
Tunes from heaven
In the back of my mind I still hear the mystical sound Of the mandolin you once played all around I kept looking around but you could not be found Hopelessly trying to follow the delightful sound Dad, you...Read More
Categories: 7th grade, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
Goodnight Son
Goodnight Son The shades have been drawn As he let out a Lion like yawn A gentle stroke of his hair To give him the slumber of a Bear A kiss on his head to bring good dreams The...Read More
Categories: child, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 84 YEARS
Celebration of the day Dad was born with a smile we treasure. We treasure it more today than yesterday. Mom lifted up his lips, a merry carousel, that circled round and round for sixty years. Dad found his smile when he...Read More
Categories: birthday, dad,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Dad Poems

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