The Best Fathers Day Poems for Cards

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Looking for Fathers Day Poems that you can use to write in a card to your dad or husband? You've come to the right place!

Want a funny poem? We've got them. Want an inspirational poem? We've got them too. Just have a browse below and I hope you find a fathers day poem that is perfect for your dad this year.

Why is it so hard to write a card message to your dad sometimes? Even the best of us can struggle with it. So I hope that this collection of poems gives you some inspiration for what you could write in a card to let your dad know what he means to you.

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Short, Inspirational Fathers Day Poems
Short, Funny Fathers Day Poems
Long, Inspirational Fathers Day Poems
Long, Funny Fathers Day Poems


Short & Inspirational Fathers Day Poems


Grateful to have you as my dad (short version)

I hope you know I'm grateful
And my heart is truly glad
That today and every single day
I have you as my Dad.

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You've been there for me

You've been there for me all my life,
And loved me through both joy and strife

So with gratitude I'd like to say
Have a Happy Father's Day!

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How far we've come (short version)

Dad I want to thank you
For everything you've done
Now it's time to celebrate
'Coz look how far we've come!

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Thanks for believing in me (short version)

Thank you dad for believing in me
Thank you for taking my side
Through all the ups and downs of life
And every bumpy ride!

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Thanks for all you've done (short)

Happy Father's Day, Dad.
Thank you for all you have done.
If there was an award for the best father ever,
Then I'm sure you would have won.

You've been my support
Through good time and bad
I feel lucky indeed
To have you as my dad!

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My friend

You will always be the dad I love,
And always be my friend
Happy Father's Day Dad
I'll love you 'til the end

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One day I'll be big

One day I'll be big like you
And strong and smart and brave
Dad you are a hero to me
Happy Fathers Day!

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One and only Dad (short version)

You have given me
The best I know you've had
I wish you the best this Father's Day
My one and only Dad

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Short & Funny Fathers Day Poems


Lucky Me and Mommy

Daddy I want to let you know
How lucky Mommy and I are
Because when it comes to daddies
You really are a star!

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Daddy's princess

I'm daddy's little princess, daddy's little girl!
I make a little curtsy, and give my dress a twirl.
I smile so sweet and kiss your cheek,
And I can ask for anything
Because I'm daddy's little princess, the center of your world!

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When you're old with dentures (short version)

Dad you are the very best
So I've got something to suggest
One day I'll take care of you
When you're old with dentures too
And when your age has lots of zeroes
Then you will still be my hero!

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Generous Dad (short)

I think you are the greatest dad
You're generous all day long
So won't you lend me 50 bucks
And prove that I'm not wrong?

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I know you like me best

Daddy I know your secret
That you've tried to keep suppressed
I promise I won't tell anyone
But I know you like me best!

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A child like me (short version)

What a lucky dad you are
What a lucky man
To have a brilliant daughter/son like me
As a member of your clan!

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You've raised a child with flair

Congratulations dad
You've raised a child with flair
'Coz I've got looks and brains and modesty
All beyond compare!

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I know sometime's I'm a pain

It's Fathers Day, I'm sure you knew
So here's a wish that's just for you

I know that sometimes I'm a pain
And almost cause a ruptured brain

Thanks for loving me anyway
And have a happy father's day!

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My superhero (short)

Dad you know that I like Batman
And Superman's cool too
But I don't really need them
As long as I have you!

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Long & Inspirational Fathers Day Poems


Thanks for all you've done (long)

Happy Father's Day, Dad.
Thank you for all you have done.
If there was an award for the best father ever,
Then I'm sure you would have won.

You've always encouraged me with my art,
And took interest in the crazy things I drew,
You've taught me to never give up on myself,
And you've shown me that any dream can come true.

Thank you for being my personal taxi.
Maybe dad stands for "dad always drives."
You have taken me to all the games and practices,
And managed to never miss one, despite our crazy lives.

Thank you for all your kindness these years
You've wiped tears and snot from my face
You've put up with mood swings and heartbreaks.
You're arms are my safe place

You've been my support
Through good time and bad
I feel lucky indeed
To have you as my dad!

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My superhero (long)

Dad you know that I like Batman
And Superman's cool too
But I don't really need them
As long as I have you

Even though I like Iron Man
And other heroes on TV
They're not as good as you dad
They're just fantasy

You're my real action hero dad
You're what I want to be
You are the ultimate superhero
You're a superhero to me

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Thanks for believing in me (long version)

I needed to have someone on my side
Someone who was loving and true
I had to know that I mattered to someone
One of those someone's is you

Because you always believed in me
I came to believe in me too
You built my strength and confidence
To see the tough times through

Thank you dad for believing in me
Thank you for taking my side
Through all the ups and downs of life
And every bumpy ride

I'm truly very grateful dad
And I simply want to say
I hope you have a well-earned
Happy Father's Day!

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Grateful to have you as my dad (long version)

From the earliest that I remember,
From when I was first aware,
Through all the years come hail or shine,
You've always showed you care

You not only taught me the everyday things,
Like washing my hands and tying a shoe
But also to deal with what life brings;
You've shaped my values and world view.

You've been there whenever I needed,
You've helped in many a way
Whether fixing something broken,
Or knowing just what to say

I always know I can count on you,
That's a matter of fact.
For that countless other things,
I love you to the moon and back.

Most of all, I'm grateful
And my heart is truly glad
That today and every single day
I have you as my Dad.

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How far we've come

Dear dad,
It is your special day
And I'm writing to say
that you did OK,

In fact,
You did so much more
You've made life exciting
And never a bore

Whenever I was discouraged,
Or lazy or stressed
You pepped me up and
Told me to do my best

So thank you for everything
That you've done
It's time to celebrate
How far we've come!

Happy father's day!

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You've shared my joys and soothed my cries

Life's adventures, some lessons sorely learned,
Have ups and downs - both lows and highs.
With every goal for which I've yearned,
You've shared my joys and soothed my cries.

You've lived as my shining example to follow.
You're often my source of solutions to heed.
You've given advice as a tough pill to swallow,
But always are present in times of great need.

There's no greater gift than the pride of the father,
There's no greater love than they have for their child.
You count on your father when others won't bother
And moments together are so oft beguiled.

One day is not enough to share
The adulation that I bear
For You.
Happy Fathers' Day!

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Honored to have you has my Father

Patient, kind, honest, and strong,
You have been there for me all along
You're all that a kid could ever want,
Staying through my every stunt

I can't believe I get to call you dad,
You're the best anyone ever had
To call you my own is a true honor
'Cause there could never be a better father

Happy Father's Day!

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One and only Dad (long version)

There's days for getting taxes paid
And days for mowing lawns
There's days to go to Church and School
And days to plow the farm

There's days to fuss with knitting socks
And days to sleep or play
But the one that means the most to me
Is known as Fathers Day.

To be a Father is a calling,
Not all men can claim
Responding to the family's needs,
Providing love's his aim

And to that end, you've given me
The best I know you've had
I wish you the best this Father's Day
My one and only Dad

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Long & Funny Fathers Day Poems


A child like me (long version)

Happy father's day, Father
You deserve an accolade
Not just because you are my dad
But because of what you made

You made an incredible daughter/son
As I'm sure you are aware
With looks and brains and modesty
All beyond compare

Who could ask for more
Than a golden child like me?
And I'm getting even better
Just you wait and see

What a lucky dad you are
And what a lucky man
To have such sassy offspring
As a member of your clan

So let me add just one last thing
The message that is key:
You really are most welcome
For having a child like me

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Dad, you've been like a father to me

It's Father's Day, I'm sure you knew.
So here's a wish that's just for you

I know that sometimes I'm a pain,
And almost cause a ruptured brain.

I know that when I'm worse than bad,
It's likely you'll get very mad.

I know that I expect too much,
And think that you're a nice soft touch.

I know sometimes I'll ask for stuff
And you'll reply, "You've got enough!"

I know when I disturb your sport
You'll turn the volume up, and give a snort.

I know I make life hard to bear
And make you wish you were elsewhere.

One day, just like you I'll be,
You've always been like a father to me.

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Happy First Fathers Day (new dad)

Happy Father's Day, Daddy,
I have a present for you.
No, it's not in my diaper,
But that needs changing, too!

I have a poem to let you know
How lucky Mommy and I are
Because when it comes to daddies
You really are a star!

Thanks for taking care of me
With cuddles and silly songs.
Thanks for settling me back to sleep,
The nights they can be long

One day I'll be big like you,
And strong and smart and brave.
But while I'm little I want to say
Happy First Father's Day!

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Generous Dad (long)

Dear Dad, you are the greatest,
Your every move sublime
You make the right decisions
Most each and every time

Your golf swing is terrific
You work hard every day
You know just how to love us
And teach us better ways

I tell all my friends about you
And your generosity
I tell them that you always
Help me with what I need.

You've proven you're the greatest dad
And all should sing your song
So won't you give me 50 bucks
And prove that I'm not wrong?

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When you're old with dentures (long version)

Dad you've always cared for me
When I bumped my head or scratched my knee
You've been amazing, you've been the best
So I've got something to suggest

One day I'll take care of you,
When you're old with dentures too.
And if you need a cane to walk,
Then I'll walk slow so we can talk.

You can relax and rest your head,
I'll bring you breakfast in your bed.
And if your hip has pains and aches
I'll bring you tea and bake you cakes

I won't care how old you are
To me you'll always be a star
I'll love you more Dad, anyway,
So have a Happy Father's Day!

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Father's day poems are a brilliant way to express what your dad means to you, and so are gifts.

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Related pages

I hope you enjoyed my favorite Fathers Day poems and that you found one that was just right for your dad! If you're looking for other ways to show your dad how much you love him, here are some other pages I think you'll enjoy:

Homemade fathers day gifts to make
"Dad Likes" poster generator
"Dad Definition" poster
Fathers Day Messages
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