A sweet, loving poem from a father to his daughter comes from Mike Quinn called "I am Yours to Keep" rated 4.39 out of 5 stars on FamilyFriend Poems. It has been featured on FamilyFriend as both the "Poem of the Week" and "Poem of the Day."
This poem was written in of March 2008 from Mike Quinn to his very young daughter in an effort to explain his genuine love for her. He discusses how, from the moment she was born, she meant the world to him. Ever since, he explains, he has made fond and lasting memories with her as she grew to be a little older. Throughout the poem, Quinn remembers simple things about his daughter that always stood out to him, like how gently she sleeps, her energetic playfulness, and how innocent and pure her life has remained. In the end he promises that he will always be there for her. This poem could be used in a birthday card from a father to his daughter, or perhaps be printed and framed as a kind, fatherly gesture. The language Quinn uses is general enough that the poem could apply to many father-daughter relationships and not only his.