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Dad Iambic Pentameter Poems

These Dad Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about Dad. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter Dad poems written by international poets.

Three Wishes
I summon Genie from Aladdin's lamp
Requesting he fulfill his wishes three -
I think of children (eyes becoming damp),
Wish 1: please Genie, end their poverty.

Then, contemplating...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, father, mother, poverty,

Premium Member Again--and Again--and Again
		I was just ten or twelve when I first saw
		him standing in the doorway of my room.
		I was awake--or so I thought. Each time
		he paralyzed...

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Categories: childhood, fear, night,

Premium Member Death Invites No Fear
(blank verse)

Not long, but clear and strong, came Dad to me.
His death was tear-fresh grief most numbing new.
Dad's words steered me away from tragedy
And gave...

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Categories: death, fear, spiritual,

Memories are immortal

We are all equal, though they say you lad
who do they think they are they're not my dad,
on battle fields we live or die the...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Premium Member Goodbye Dear Mother
Under the twilit moon she sat and thought,
why on earth her mother and dad fought.
Wishing she never heard the angry words,
through the pain she knew...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, goodbye, mother daughter,

A Chibok Dream
In Chibok once, I met a maid, three hundred was her name.
Brim-filled with hope and not afraid, her life like sheets was plain.
She had a...

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Categories: abuse, africa, daughter, prison,

Premium Member The Hidden Stone
The Hidden Stone

Mossy vines served as camouflage for
   the decaying headstone buried there below.  
A hidden stone that peeked from the earth...

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Categories: grave, mystery, tribute,

Silent The Night
He walked silently along the pocked wall,
Carefully measuring each soft footstep.
His enemy waited for one mistake;
He watched the young man from two clicks away -

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Categories: blessing, deep, goodbye, love,

Villainous Volcano
To be related to a volcano,
Groomed to stifle oceanic ember,
Doomed to love less, so fearful to love her,
The dragon is feared even in slumber,
It's beautiful...

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Categories: anger, angst, dad, family,

Premium Member The Rose
The Rose

Dear Dad- I plucked a crimson rose that lay
upon your grave, as icy rain fell down
and joined my warm, wet tears that winter day.

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Categories: death, god, mystery,

Premium Member Will You Please Just Try
I won’t, I won’t, no, I will not, not cry!
God, I can feel You, will You please just try
To get my Mom and Dad to...

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Categories: angst, child, faith, family,

Premium Member Pop's Death
He died so many years from old  Blue Ridge
That all we knew of roots were faded names
Renewed in happy tales and banjo songs
He carried...

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Categories: dad, death,

Premium Member Special Birthday Party
Special Birthday Party

June twelfth, two thousand twelve, a special date
     for all our family to gather near
to offer tribute and to...

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Categories: birthday, tribute,

Harriet's Gift
A poem for Advent.  I wish you well, whether you are a person of faith or no faith.  We are one another x


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Categories: christmas, friendship, humanity, joy,

Premium Member Threnody For My Father
I laid my aching heart upon your grave
that February day when trees were bare
of life; their withered leaves fell down to brave
the chill of winter...

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Categories: death, emotions, father,

Premium Member My Father Was
My Father Was...
   He Made the Stars Hush

A simple man was he, one child of ten,
   who lived and worked the...

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Categories: dad, father, inspiration, life,

Premium Member Sonnet Chiweenie Boo
Your dad, a Dachshund once stuck in Chihuahua.
The best of both in you, with that expectant
Confusing carpets for the lawn enigma.
I know….the raining….getting wet….you can’t.


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Categories: animal, best friend, dog,

Hurty Halloween
I eat one more I will be sure to puke.
Almond no joy to me no more, no more
The kids re-gift each one to me for...

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© Dan Helppi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sick, silly,

Premium Member Divine Intervention
Divine Intervention

Dear Dad…I plucked a crimson rose that lay
upon your grave, as icy rain fell down
and joined my warm, wet tears that winter day.
Unto my...

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Categories: death, father, god, heaven,

Premium Member Sunbonnet

She shuffled by our house, so slow and bent,
No second thought of where the lady went.
On her return, no one around to see.
A shaded path,...

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Categories: age, body, bullying, care,