In an ode to her daughter Cleis, the Greek poet Sappho wrote, "A girl whose hair is yellower than torchlight should wear no headdress but fresh flowers." Otomo no Sakanoue, an eighth-century Japanese poet, wrote about a ... 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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"A Prayer for My Daughter" was written by William Butler Yeats. Although written in 1919, the poem was not published until the release of 1921's "Michael Robartes and the Dancer," a collection of his poems. More »

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"Ode to a Nightingale" by John Keats is an example of an ode poem. William Wordsworth's "Ode on Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind" also are... More »

Some beautiful poems about a daughter include the titles "Morning Song" by Sylvia Plath, "For Jessica, My Daughter" by Mark Strand, "Tomorrow, at Daybreak" by Victor Hugo and "A Prayer for My Daughter" by W.B. Yeats. The... More »

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Examples of poems for a daughter include "For My Daughter" by David Ignatow; "A Mother Gazes upon Her Daughter" by Henry Timrod; and "To My Daughter" by Victor Marie Hugo. An example of an inspirational quote for a daugh... 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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