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Fathers Day Poems | Examples of Fathers Day Poetry

Father's Day Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry for Father's Day. This list of fathers day poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. These are poems which celebrate and honor our fathers, fatherhood, and the influence of dads in the community. The paternal bonds commemorated by this holiday are just one aspect of Father’s Day because there are father figures, grandfathers, and mentors who also have an extraordinary impact on the lives of others. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of Father's Day poetry.

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My Hero
A hero is a person who 'encourages', That 'hero' is my beacon light; Everyone has a her, say it fictional or a non-fictional one, I've one who's non-fictional one, and I call him 'Daddy'! He...Read More
Categories: fathers day, 8th grade, dad, family,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Melodies of Life
Free as a mockingbird singing No kids in sight and unmarried Had one husband, but now none Colleges broaden my horizon Learning about the world Heartache and heartbreak Lost in the frenzy of despair To death and grief Lost the grip of my...Read More
Categories: fathers day, age, america, character, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers IV
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers IV Neglect by Michael R. Burch What good are your tears? They will not spare the dying their anguish. What good is your concern to a child sick of living, waiting to perish? What good, the warm...Read More
Categories: fathers day, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III Success by Michael R. Burch for Jeremy We need our children to keep us humble between toast and marmalade; there is no time for a ticker-tape parade before bed, no award, no bright statuette to be delivered...Read More
Categories: fathers day, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers II
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers II All Things Galore by Michael R. Burch for my grandfathers George Edwin Hurt Sr. and Paul Ray Burch, Sr. Grandfather, now in your gray presence you are somehow more near and remind me that, once, upon a star, you...Read More
Categories: fathers day, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis … Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I loose translation/interpretation...Read More
Categories: fathers day, father, father daughter, father
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Courage That Inspired Awe
A crystal-clear picture! The embodiment of courage!  An unsung Warrior, vigorously protecting uprooted, heart-broken kin, and many shelterless, After a devastating partition of the homeland!  A man in his prime, giving up dreams of comfort, luxury, indulgence,  Embraces a life of...Read More
Categories: fathers day, courage, dedication, family, fathers
Form: Free verse
Ode to my father
Each day of life Our minds are set to get that which brings joy to the heart Not that which had been from birth of the earth in Eden Created free to explore the love of a father Whose...Read More
Categories: fathers day, appreciation, birthday, encouraging, father
Form: Ode
Fathers day
I don't get this day Everyday is Father's day I dont need a card...Read More
Categories: fathers day,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member An Old Flannel Shirt
An old flannel shirt with two button up the front pockets Well-worn, soft, in faded colors of greens, reds, and blues. A touch of green, and some bits of yellow, almost Christmas like. It was my father’s favorite...Read More
Categories: dad, fathers day, miss
Form: Prose Poetry
A Memory From Behind Our Sofa
She was saying some words while I rather  Small behind the familiar sofa sat with a couple of somethings I Can not recall while the words were falling out of her  mouth like little Pandora's Jars ready to crack at the...Read More
Categories: fathers day, children, emotions, family, fathers
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WHAT YOU BELIEVE RUNS YOUR LIFE
There once existed, upon this  earth. A people, happy~ not possessed with depavity, destruction of cities, murder and dearth. But a truly evil being and his kind, infected Unknowing, arrogant, atheistic, mankind. He nuked their souls till they were all...Read More
Categories: abuse, america, fathers day,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Care Givers and Takers
It is 2 pm on a hot and humid Sunday in June. I am cleaning walls and floors, cabinets and doors, and laying newly steamed rugs in a new place of one floor living more suitably down-sized from three floor struggling for my disabled son and aging...Read More
Categories: fathers day, caregiving, community, earth, father
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Why We Are Here
Why are we here? my oppositional daughter defiantly asks. Because we're not over there? her appositional dad too often and frustratingly responds. Sogyal Rinpoche writes "To embody the transcendent is why we are here." I doubt my daughter would find this more satisfactory, sounds like more patriarchal...Read More
Categories: father daughter, fathers day,
Form: Political Verse
Father Figure
An agonizing decision's consequence Has left him second guessing Scattered pieces of his heart Are cause of two things missing Two precious littles came into his life When he began dating their mother They soon became his pride...Read More
Categories: father, fathers day, hurt,
Form: Rhyme

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