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" an... More »

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A poem specifically designed for a man who is expecting a baby, whether this is his first child or not, is called a "father-to-be" poem. Since the baby has not been born yet, the man will be a father soon. More »

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Online poetry collections such as Poetry, Poem Hunter and Family Friend Poems are a helpful resource for reading poems about absent fathers. These websites offer a variety of poems, most of which are user-generated. Thes... More »

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Some father to daughter poems written by established poets include "For My Daughter" by Davig Ignatow, "To a Sad Daughter" by Michael Ondaatje and "The Writer" by Richard Wilbur. These poems express a father's love and h... More »

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"A Prayer for my Daughter," by the Irish poet W.B. Yeats, expresses the anxiety of the father, and also speaks of the kind of person he would like his daughter to become. The poem can be found online at Poets.org. More »

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An example of a poem written from daughter to mother is Elizabeth Akers Allen's 1859 poem, "Rock Me to Sleep." The poem ends with the line, "Rock me to sleep, mother, – rock me to sleep!" More »

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To write a poem for your daughter, first decide what you want the poem to focus on, then jot down your thoughts that fall within that focus. Pick the form you want your poem to take and start playing with words and phras... More »

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