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Father Poems | Examples of Father Poetry

Father Poems. Below are examples of poems about fathers. This list of father poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. People say that fathers are the key to a prosperous family and that we cannot minimize the importance of a father. These poets have written poetry about the paternal bond between a father and son, father and daughter relationships, about a dad who passed away in death, the love children have for their father, and more. These relationships can have far-reaching social ramifications. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of father poetry.

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List of Father Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
the place of safety Tigerlily Swanson I do not know? depression, father, home,
Psalms of the Saints V LIde Sangtam Free verse christian, father, son, true
One More Message Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme father,
The Pilgrimage of Remembrance Jagdish Pal Narrative devotion, father, god, journey,
Premium Member Poem Farmer's Daughter Gershon Wolf Limerick boyfriend, father daughter, love
Psalms of The Saints III LIde Sangtam Lyric christian, faith, father, truth,
Psalms of The Saints LIde Sangtam Lyric christian, father, tribute, true
Gone from the Earth Matthew Anish Free verse father, memory,
BASTARD SON Brian Lusimbo Lyric destiny, emotions, father, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem Mr Kipling's Answer Charlie Smith Rhyme appreciation, father son, inspirational

Game over
by SillyToy Boys
I burst through my kitchen door knocking down my mother in the process and said "outta the way loser".

I went down to my gamer cave...

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Jueju | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, allegory, analogy, boy, dad,

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Are ghosts real
by Mockingbird Stevenson
I am not scared , 
You are not real. 
It’s just a white sheet,
It’s No big deal.

Ha! Cobwebs on the door,
I could turn on the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child, children, father son,

Jemina
by brooke noble
Perhaps feathers overcame
And taught things to be soft

And brought something
Men found worth having

The came to take our small hands
And told us we were safe.
...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, father,

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Soul of Julia
by Janet Bingham
SOUL OF JULIA

By the golden bough I watch, Julia,
through the winds of darkness.
You touch the golden leaves with your strange smile.
Where do your thoughts drift...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, abuse, betrayal, child abuse,

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Child Abuse:Psychological Incest
by Janet Bingham
CHILD ABUSE: PSYCHOLOGICAL INCEST.

Didn't I clap when you wanted me to
and smile
when I felt like crying,
and eat more through it all
for love's sake?

Didn't I cry...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, dad, death, endurance, evil,

I be wipin ery'day
by SillyToy Boys
Wipe, wipe, wipe got to make myself clean, father Martin has a big bean.

Uncle's gonna get angry if he knows I'm two-timing again.

For money I...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, bible, black african american,

Fudging it
by David Smith
When all else fails make some fudge,
Which they will not begrudge,
Even if it leaves a smudge. 

From my chocolate fudge they will not budge,
My daughter...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, appreciation, celebration, childhood, community,

Jason's Testimony
by Paul Nairne
Today's lesson..

Pastor Jason couldn't understand it, he had heard about his father's upcoming wedding a week before the event, though he disapproved of the bride...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, father, father son,

Fast flatulence
by Robbie McClellan
A conversation between me and my son a few years ago about the man who jumped out of the balloon from the stratosphere

I was trying...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, father son, funny,

Chosen : ode to unforgotten soil
by JP Thomas
I was the lucky one
The apple of his eye
He chose me to walk with him
The memories will never die

Two brothers older, two sisters younger
And I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, art, childhood, deep, family,

My Bubbies
by Eric Schojan
MY BUBBIES:
 
My bubbies makes me laugh,
 
My bubbies makes me smile,
 
My bubbies makes me carry him miles and miles...
 
...I would do anything...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, father son, parents,

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Heaven
by Ronald A. Williams
Father God of Lights
Jesus the Lord; many crowns
Gates of pearl, streets gold...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, father, god, gospel,

RAW
by Luyanda Ngema
Raw feeling undiluted, 
Raw years of a deep yearning,
One of fulfilment of a role long left vacant, 
Let my raw wounds tell a story, 
Let...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, father,

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What If
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
What If,
my sister Suzanne had not died on that snowy winter day
it was so pretty with the snow falling down and the icicles on trees
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, death, father, grandmother,

Blessed Child
by matthew harris
"Blessed Child"

No explanation why
trade marked self made
     unsheathed sword didst try
to wreak havoc, sans
     deep hurtful (severe)...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, 11th grade, autumn, courage,

Trampoline troubles
by Robbie McClellan
I decided to have an Andy Griffith moment with Tyler and Violet last night and brought them outside to check out the once every century...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, child, dad, father

The Buck Stops Here
by curtis johnson
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, christian, family, father,

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A Jury of His Peers
by Quoth TheRaven
An old man long in years, in thread bare coat, with grizzled hair, and eyes aged and heavy.
Stood with withered hands once strong and true,...

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

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ALWAYS A WINNER TO ME
by Shawn Sackman
Just a normal American family
Living, loving and makin’ memories
Living everywhere and in between
For a family of service was routine

He served our country for thirty-plus years
Means...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, father,

Emotional Onset Surges Like Tsunami 1st wave
by matthew harris
Unbeknownst tummy why, (around
about 2200 hours October 5th, 2018),
     a slew of forgotten incidents quasi
lee linkedin, and questionably
   ...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, 10th grade, caregiving, daughter,