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Sometimes it is hard to  find the right words to tell your dad just how much you care about him. A lot of the time, we assume our parents know how much they mean to us, but Father's Day is all about taking that time not to assume and making a point out of declaring your love and respect.

 

Heartwarming Father’s Day  Poems

 

"My Father" By Yehuda Amichai

"The memory of my father is wrapped up in white paper,

like sandwiches taken for a day at work.

Just as a magician takes towers and rabbits

out of his hat, he drew love from his small body,

and the rivers of his hands

overflowed with good deeds."

 

"In Her Eyes" By Michelle W. Emerson

"The depth of a father's love shows in his daughter's eyes

What's known is what's shown from sunset to sunrise

A foundation built on more than just what is spoken

It's commitments kept and promises that go unbroken..."

 

"Life Lessons" By Joanna Fuchs

"You may have thought I didn't see,

Or that I hadn't heard,

Life lessons that you taught to me,

But I got every word.

Perhaps you thought I missed it all,

And that we'd grow apart,

But Dad, I picked up everything,

It's written on my heart..."

 

"Only a Dad" By Edgar Albert Guest

"Only a dad, with a tired face,

Coming home from the daily race,

Bringing little of gold or fame,

To show how well he has played the game,

But glad in his heart that his own rejoice

To see him come, and to hear his voice.

Only a dad, with a brood of four,

One of 10 million men or more..."

 

"The Gift" By Li-Young Lee

"To pull the metal splinter from my palm

my father recited a story in a low voice.

I watched his lovely face and not the blade.

Before the story ended, he’d removed

the iron sliver I thought I’d die from.

I can’t remember the tale,

but hear his voice still, a well

of dark water, a prayer..."