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Father Poems | Examples of Father Poetry

Father Poems - Examples of all types of father poetry to share and read. This list of father poems is composed of the works of modern poets on 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, and famous examples of father poetry.

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Premium Member I Lay Me Down
Of all the loved ones chosen for that final task that saints abhor, I wouldn't head your list, I'm sure - ...Read More
Categories: death, father son, grief,
Form: Rhyme

Unexpected shields
Times when u were young , A thought strikes me Trees shade in scorching sun Mid aged acceptance Strong roots for little grass Heads first prior Maker's unconditional affection Follow the steps Untroubled upturn for keeping Untroubled upturn for nourishing...Read More
Categories: father, age, beauty, care, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Would Our Forefathers Say
Some rights or your life? The question's put to us all What would be your choice? We need to profile Trading some rights for safety Small inconvenience To locate the nests Of these cockroaches and to Exterminate them Arguing over Our Constitutional rights Is a waste...Read More
Categories: father, age, allegory, america, conflict,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member He Left me in 1984
He Left Me in 1984 David J Walker He left me everything he had unique the way that fathers Never seem to say Exactly what they mean like I love you He left me with my slice of The...Read More
Categories: father, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Drunk
He was a raised hand, Striking down his past. Delivering sutures To each of the futures He touched. Braying of donkeys Echoing in his background. A passing cloud, Thundering loud Smatterings of thought, Like intermittent rain On corrugated...Read More
Categories: father, addiction, bullying, child abuse,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member DOGGONE
I‘d been staying with pa - my folks got a divorce and pa took me to the local greyhound course Pa’s greyhound was running, he runs very fast He’s called Pterodactyl, pa’s dog never comes last! I stayed...Read More
Categories: father son, humorous, pets,
Form: Rhyme
His dad
It was early in the morning I saw my neighbour comming out of the car I asked how his dad is doing and how things are going He said dad is good and everything is great In the...Read More
Categories: community, death, family, father
Form: ABC
Premium Member A Perfect Day for Flying a Kite
A picture-perfect day for flying a kite The sky was blue, not a cloud to be seen Sunshine fairly sparkled on the snowy white sheen that covered the meadow, the hard ground beneath ...Read More
Categories: adventure, boy, father son,
Form: Rhyme
dusk’s love-locked braces — dad resounds shooting antler off bucks to detach 1/13/2021 Senryu - Humorous, Satirical or Dark Poetry Sponsor: Tania Kitchin ...Read More
Categories: animal, dark, father daughter,
Form: Senryu
Dad's Old Motorcycle
Dad's old motorcycle will never go out of style Sitting in front of him singing songs as we ride Across the city, feeling lucky Those were the days that have now gone by Then I got too big...Read More
Categories: father, happy, music, old,
Form: Rhyme
Always Present
It has been two years, and life is just not the same... the void is still large The ground has hardened, stone and flowers placed just right... you are so missed, Dad Tears flow quietly, I will see you one day, Dad... I...Read More
Categories: anniversary, dedication, father,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Final Jeopardy
Whenever I get the Final Jeopardy question right, I have to call my father even though he’s been gone a long time, And he always offers the same reply: "So, you’re good at this?" ...Read More
Categories: father, games,
Form: Free verse
I wonder about me sometimes. Elusive yet full of potential. The very essence of life as we know it. We could be an ocean if we wanted, Yet enjoy our individuality down to the last drop of...Read More
Categories: father son, water,
Form: Free verse
His son called him uncle
She was selfish, bad mouthed, fighting with him endlessly He tolerated it patiently after all she was his wife, his duty She insisted on a kid, he thought maybe that will change her His child was cute looked...Read More
Categories: family, father son,
Form: Free verse
You, Dad
Your nothing, but a piece of ! Your nothing, but a waste of space! Your nothing, but a filthy liar! Your nothing, but a sack of crap! You got no heart Just a hollow shell of a human You’re a robot...Read More
Categories: father, abuse, anger, angst, family,
Form: Free verse

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