Dad Loss Poems

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


The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part I by David Welch
I.
When Sullivan ‘Reno’ Richards rode into
the small, northern Utah town of Stillman,
he’d been unemployed going on three months
since he’d left his job as a hired...

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Categories: loss, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

Premium MemberTrapped In Denial Limbo by Edward Ibeh
I was trapped in denial limbo as my Dad
Drifted into the depths of dementia
           ...

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Categories: father, loss, sad,



Vietnam and the grace of God by Donna Newton
The daughter of a lucky Vietnam marine, 
 his only child is my husband you see
lucky because he made it out alive,
aware of the alternative..
as...

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Categories: loss, father, war,

Years pass and memories fade by fauxcroft wade
So many years pass by

And memories of you have faded

Not because I’ve forgotten about you

But because so much has happened in life

I looked at a...

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Categories: childhood, growth, inspirational, loss,

Premium MemberA Line Crossed by Gershon Wolf
You've told me, son, that I've crossed the line with my criticism

I have to accept the fact that you've shut me out of your life...

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Categories: loss, conflict, fate, father son,

wallpaper by roger turner
The room was dank and dreary
The past hung in the air
There was a scent of mildew
A smell of history was there
The paint was old and...

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Categories: loss, family, memory, nostalgia,

Waiting For Daddy by R. e. taylor
Waiting For Daddy

How long will she have to wait
Her daddy was taken away
Just a few days after she was born
He was taken to a distant...

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Categories: dad, daughter, loss, sad,

The Captain by roger turner
He sat all alone, drinking jim beam and coke

Looking out as the waves crashed ashore

He kept to himself, drinking jim beam and coke

As the storm...

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Categories: loss, america, bereavement, child, dad,

Just Like You Taught Him To by Brenda Peterson
Dad, I’m sitting here by the fire wishing you were here.
We’ve been cleaning in the yard, and you love this time of year.

The huge red...

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Categories: loss, blessing, grandfather, grandson, leadership,

The Journey by Catherine Hamer
The Journey

Watching her suffer with a limited life
I did not cry

Caring and cleaning with all my might
I did not cry

Groomed and abused before my teens
I...

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Categories: abuse, loss, moving on,

Premium MemberThe Upside-Down Umbrellas by Amy Sell
My dad made large upside-down umbrellas which I’m told
Won't keep the water above us from hitting us as we walk the road
But will hold the...

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Categories: loss, analogy, dad, death, environment,

Premium MemberWrong path - 128 by Roy Pett
I ask young man
that’s if I can,
why is it fun
to use a gun

is it a thrill
to harm to kill
where is the joy
you’re just a boy,

you...

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Categories: boy, loss, sad, sad

A MOTHER by Lesa Rodden
				
A MOTHER

I often sit and daydream and
wonder what it would’ve been like
to grow up with a mother’s love 
instead of fearing how hard she will...

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Categories: abuse, childhood, loss, mother,

Missing You by Dalene Deale-Rowe
Missing you
By Dalene Deale-Rowe

24 years in heaven, is where you live
How I wish it possible, a hug to give
Torn out my chest, my heart has...

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Categories: dad, loss,

After Forever by Carissa Marie
Red lips taste sweeter
Than the chapped skin
Of the mother of your children.
Perfectly coiled curls
And low-cut silk nighties
Slip easily through your fingers
While your wife changes a...

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Categories: divorce, family, husband, loss,

Family Tree by Keith Murphy
Family Tree

The family tree grows tall and true,
Its leafy branches cradle me and you.
Like every tree it has a season
When branches drop, sometimes without reason.
Our...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, dad, loss,

Premium MemberRelief Must Come by Brenda Chiri
My chest feels heavy,my emotions weak
No handle on life,how I just want to freak
Past five years have been so very hard
Every time we draw,it's a...

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Categories: loss, anger, cancer, depression, family,

Comfort For A Sudden Loss by Clarence Billheimer
COMFORT FOR A SUDDEN LOSS

Comfort is so hard to give when someone quickly dies,
Oh, we could say, “He’s better off now he’s home in the...

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Categories: loss, death, death of a

Premium MemberTHE VALLEY OF LOSS by JAN ALLISON
When I was growing up
I envied my school friends
They’d go to tea with grandma
and stay there some weekends

My mother lost her mum
at the tender age...

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Categories: loss, death, family, how i

Veteran's Day 2017 by MATTHEW harris
I just learned (via email) 
  from a close paternal relative Pamela Noblitt
that my paternal grandfather (Aaron Harris), 
   when in his...

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Categories: loss, america, conflict, courage, dad,



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