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.


Premium MemberAgain--and Again--and Again by Janice Canerdy
		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 MemberDeath Invites No Fear by CayCay Jennings
(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,



Premium MemberMemories are immortal by Roy Pett


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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Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Premium MemberGoodbye Dear Mother by Laura Loo
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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Categories: addiction, goodbye, mother daughter,

A Chibok Dream by Dominic Amezimi
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 MemberThe Hidden Stone by Sandra Haight
Mossy vines served as camouflage for 
a decaying headstone buried there below.  
The hidden stone that peeked from earthen floor
soon held my eye with...

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Categories: grave, mystery, tribute,

Silent The Night by R.A. Marschall
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 -
His...

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Categories: blessing, deep, goodbye, love,

Villainous Volcano by Al Amin Abdul Moin
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 MemberThe Rose by Sandra Haight
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.
Unto my...

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Categories: death, god, mystery,

Premium MemberWill You Please Just Try by CayCay Jennings
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 MemberPop's Death by Jerrell Jones
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 MemberSpecial Birthday Party by Sandra Haight
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 by Gail Foster
A poem for Advent.  I wish you well, whether you are a person of faith or no faith.  We are one another x

Today,...

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Categories: christmas, friendship, humanity, joy,

Premium MemberThrenody For My Father by Sandra Haight
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 MemberMy Father Was by Sandra Haight
My Father Was...
He Made the Stars Hush


A simple man was he, one child of ten
who lived and worked the farm with family.
But stardust fell on...

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Categories: dad, inspiration, life,

Premium MemberSonnet Chiweenie Boo by rob carmack
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.

As...

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Categories: animal, best friend, dog,

Hurty Halloween by Dan Helppi
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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Categories: sick, silly,

Premium MemberDivine Intervention by Sandra Haight
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 MemberSunbonnet by Gene Bourne

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,

Dapper Drac by David Fisher
Dapper Drac had a panic attack, and topping off the dread
His trendy boots clashed with his suit, plus his white shirt was stained red

Sure his...

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Categories: funny, horror,