9 Fathers Day Poems To Make Dad Cry
Father’s are the real-life superheroes, and no matter how much we obsess over Batman, Superman or Captain America, our fathers will always top the list of our favourite heroes. Well, why should they not? Fathers are the ones who, from our childhood to even today, have been protecting us and fulfilling our every dream as if it were their own and yet never complain or make us realise how much they have done for us. The best occasion to thank your father and make them feel special is Father’s Day, which is just around the corner. We are sure that you all have been looking for unique and thoughtful Father’s Day gifts to give him on this day, but how about going a little beyond that. Well, what we have in mind is that you can also dedicate a Father’s Day poem to your lovely father on this day and thank him for all he has done for you in a poetic way. Here is a list of heartfelt and emotional Father’s Day poems that will surely bring tears of joy to his face. Select the very best and dedicate it to your superhero.
To Her Father with Some Verses
-by Anne Bradstreet
In this lovely poem by Anne Bradstreet, she expresses her gratitude to her father for everything he has done for her. She offers herself as her father’s humble and grateful daughter, knowing that she will never be able to repay the debt she owes him for giving her this life and unconditional support throughout. However, she also expresses her desire to do what small amount she can to show her gratitude through writing this heart touching poem.
Only a Dad
-by Edgar Albesrt Guest
This poem talks about the struggles of a hardworking father who does everything to fulfill the desires of those he loves. The poet in this poem talks about various themes like the hard work that fathers do, the self-control that they have, and although the title is "Only a Dad", we can clearly see from this concluding line that this person is much more than "just" a father. "Only a dad, but the best of men." What a wonderful, beautiful line! This man is not just a dad. He is everything to his kids, his wife, his family.
-by L--Young Lee
This poem beautifully portrays the relationship between a father and a son. The speaker recalls how his father once removed a splinter from his palm by merely telling him a story in a low reassuring voice. He remembers how the story eased his pain that made him awed by his kind father and that his father’s tenderness comforted him at the time of despair.
-by Rudyard Kipling
This poem is about a father defining some qualities of a good man and setting parameters or boundaries for his some and giving him a goal to achieve as most of our fathers teach us. In this poem, the father tells his son how he can be the perfect man and the ways in which he can deal with life's challenges and problems.
My Father Moved Through Dooms Of Love
-by E. E. Cummings
The poet wrote this poem in the praise of his own father who was a Unitarian Minister and Harvard University professor. One of the greatest poems in praise of a father, through nature-related images that you can also choose to dedicate to your father if he is a professor. Throughout the poem, we hear all about how the speaker's father was incredibly generous, fought conformity, and inspired all those around him to be the best that they can be.
Those Winter Sundays
by Robert Hayden
by Robert Hayden
If you have a memory with your father and you wish to express it in words, dedicating this poem to your father is one of the best Father's Day gift ideas from son. This poem is about a memory, where the speaker recalls the actions of a father who each Sunday rises early and dutifully to make a fire and olish te shoes of his son. A poem full of old but beautiful memories, will surely bring a tear to your father’s face.
Silent, Strong Dad
-by Karen K. Boyer
Depicting the personality and loving and giving nature of every dad, this poem is all about the nature of a father that is never desiring for something but the happiness of his loved ones, never complaining about the pains he has gone through and always smiling and supporting the family in every possible way. The poet says that a father never sings his own praises, and therefore others sing his. A poem perfects to be dedicated to every dad.
-by Vicky Frye
A short yet simple poem, the author in this poem, talks about that if he could ever write a story, it would be the greatest story ever told, for he would write one about his dad who has a heart of gold. The perfect way to praise your father, this poem in plain and simple ways, says that fathers are the best and greatest creation of God.
My Father, My Friend
-by Peggy Stewart
In this poem, the poet talks about his father being his friend through the good as well as the bad times. He then praises his dad, saying that he is a true gentleman at heart, which sets him apart from the rest of the world. The perfect poem to be dedicated to a father, on this special day, this poem will really make him lovable and emotional at the same time.
Well, we are sure that in this list, you will surely find a poem that you can dedicate to your dad on Father’s Day. You can also write these poems on Father's Day greeting cards and make this day a memorable one for your superhero