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Fathers Day Poems

Since today is Father’s Day, I thought it would be fitting to post a few poems about fathers.

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The Perfect Father

I love you because you’re my father,
But you’re really so much more;
You’re a guide and a companion;
You and I have great rapport.

You pay attention to me;
You listen to what I say.
You pass on words of wisdom,
Helping me along the way.

Whenever I’m in trouble,
You always have a plan.
You are the perfect father,
And I’m your biggest fan!

By Karl and Joanna Fuchs


A Father’s Love

Is a Warm Embrace,
Or a Quick Hug
A Glowing Smile, and Your Wit and Wisdom…

A Fathers Love is a Walk in the Park
On a Hot Summer Day
A Drive in the Car, Down that Windy dirt Road

A Fathers Love is in the Poem Written
To ‘A Friend or Daughter,’
In the Special Words That Come Only From a Father…

A Fathers Love is in Fun Times Together
Camping under the Trees
Enjoying a picnic, and Walking through the Leaves…

A Fathers Love is Faith in His Family
High Hopes and Dreams, And Pleasure in Doing
‘What Ever It Takes’…

A Fathers Love is a Kiss on the Cheek
Or a Friendly Hand Shake
My Idol for Life, ‘I Will Treasure Dearly’…

by Carmen Strawn


Happy Father’s Day

Since the day that I was born
You have been my guiding light;
The one I always turn to
When things aren’t going right.

You are generous with your time
When I need a helping hand:
If sometimes I’m neglectful,
You always understand.

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You’ve been my inspiration,
As the years have come and gone;
A gentle loving Father,
Whom I can depend upon.

So on this special Father’s Day
I send my thanks for all you do;
For no-one in the world deserves
More happiness than you.

by Marian Jones

Happy Father’s day to all the wonderful dads out there.  What are your favorite poems for dads?

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Diane Nassy

Diane is a New Jersey-based writer and blogger. She is a wife and the mom of a 9-year-old little boy. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Check out Diane's Google+ profile "

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