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Daughter to Father Poem



Thanks for the keys,

To the car Dad.

I filled the tank back up.

I stopped and had it washed and waxed.

Didn't spill any pop inside from my cup.

All eyes were definitely on me today.

As I rode around doing errands,

To help you and mom save time,

To show you that I'm caring.

I'm caring,

And responsible,

I'm gonna do my part,

To make our household run better.

Even when I can't get the keys to the car,

You'll always have the key to my heart.

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F is for fearless,

My dad is that you know.

A is for all

The places that we go.

T is for talking,

He says, I do that much too much!

H is for happiness ,

He always gives me that in a bunch.

E is for enthusiastic ,

Maybe the longest word in the world.

I can barely say that word.

But I'm told, it is how I feel

Being Daddy's special little girl!

R is for

All these reasons,

He's the best dad in the world!




Dear dad,

On this special day

I'd just like you to know,

Thank you for all the ways

You taught me to grow.

Thank you for your descipline

It's helped me to be strong

In making life decisions

All the day long.

Thank you for your humor,

It's put a smile on my face.

It's helped me impart laughter

In many a needed place.

Thank you for your tenacity

it's helped me stay focused

On what is right, and what is wrong

And avoiding lots of jokers.

Thank you for your Love.

In doses big and small

It's carried me throughout the years

And it's made me,

Oh so tall.

                                             D. Alsup




I may not say it often,

I may not say it loud,

I may not say it to you,

But I am,

Oh so proud.

I'm proud to have you

As my father.

I'm proud to have you,

As my friend.

Dad I'm glad,

I am your daughter.

I'll love ya til the end!

                          D. ALSUP



Sometimes I get so mad,

And even feel so sad

To think you may,

Love me less,

Because I am so bad.

I spill the milk.

I break a glass.

I lose your keys.

I talk too fast.

I burned my toast.

House full of smoke.

I tore your shirt.

I'm always playing in dirt.

But when I see you,

All my sadness,

Begins to melt away.

When you say,

Those magic words,

"How's Daddy's, Little Girl Today?"





As a child I have always enjoyed reading and writing poetry and prose. I enjoy a variety of verse.

There has always been a special bond between fathers and daughters. These poems are dedicated to the love a daughter has for her father.

All poems are by D. Alsup, a favorite poet of mine.

Thank You for visiting. Let us know if you enjoyed the poems. If you have any poetry for Father's Day for Kids you would like to share, please send us a comment with your selections for all to enjoy.

Here are some additional links below for your enjoyment. Please feel free to email any of our links to your friends.

Thanks again.

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BIGCSSHOP (author) on July 12, 2014:

thanks so much ruchika kanger for stopping by. your dad is lucky to have a child like you who takes time out to tell the world how much you care for him. God Bless!

ruchika kanger on June 05, 2014:

I luvv my dad... and today my dad birthday ... all poem areee lovelyyyyy and touching......

BIGCSSHOP (author) on October 19, 2013:

Thanks, so touching and val, for stopping to take a moment to say how much you enjoyed the poems.

val on May 26, 2013:

Woooooow i love theis poems..thank you for them they are great..n they are insparational n verry loving thank you n god bless you n ur family......

so touching my dad cried wene i sent it on April 22, 2013:

so touching

BIGCSSHOP (author) on January 18, 2013:

hi jame thanks for stopping, glad you enjoyed the poems will add more soon

jame on December 17, 2012:

so touching i relly love add more poem pls

BIGCSSHOP (author) on June 08, 2012:

Hello priya and Fatema Naya, just want to thank you for leaving a comment, i agree with you priya. Fatima Naya such beautiful words for your Dad. Stay strong you are loved.

Fatema Naya on May 30, 2012:

I Lost my Dad too Young, but today I want to say that I love my Dad the Most. very much that can't be imagined. Thanks Dad for being there when i needed you. I LOVE YOU....

priya on March 25, 2012:

so touchi n true

BIGCSSHOP (author) on March 16, 2012:

Thanks for visiting AALIYA VAWDA, Glad you loved our poems!

AALIYA VAWDA on March 09, 2012:


BIGCSSHOP (author) on January 22, 2012:

Hi Sandy, Thanks for sharing your lov for your dad with us. Have an awesome year!

Sandy on January 07, 2012:

I lov dad

BIGCSSHOP (author) on December 17, 2011:

Hi gaewoonsa, Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time out to share a comment with us.

gaewoonsa on December 17, 2011:

I thought Life always end w/happiness,Until one-day i realize that Happiness itself ends w/so much PAIN and that's when you Left us finally,but though you're far from us your thoughts about Islam s always in our heart and we're sending THANKS to give us u as our Father who Lead us n his will...

BIGCSSHOP (author) on December 17, 2011:

Hi Kendra, Wow! You made my day. I'm glad you really liked our poems!

Kendra on December 09, 2011:

I found so many great poems for my dad it's unreal thanks for all the great poems......... I LOVE THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BIGCSSHOP (author) on May 26, 2011:

hi miley, thanks for stopping by. Glad you loved the poems. You'll also find some more daughter to father poems at

miley123 on May 23, 2011:

love pomes found one for fathers day i think plz add more i love to wright porety

BIGCSSHOP (author) on May 19, 2011:

Megan, Thanks for taking the time out to send your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed our hub selections!

Megan on May 19, 2011:

me and mt dad fight allllllot so this is sweet to me

BIGCSSHOP (author) on March 24, 2011:

Thank you so much storm. I'm so glad you really liked our poems and took the time to tell us. Please come back again and don't forget to check out some of our other poetry hubs.

storm on March 21, 2011:

i love it i love pomes so much this is the best so fare

BIGCSSHOP (author) on January 01, 2011:

Thanks nadia, for visiting, I'm glad you enjoyed the poetry.

nadia on December 28, 2010:

i love the poem father is its touching

BIGCSSHOP (author) on August 10, 2010:

Thanks Tiffany, Glad you stopped by, please come back again.

Tiffany on August 07, 2010:

need my daughter to father poems

BIGCSSHOP (author) on July 28, 2010:

Thanks so much Katharella, So sorry to hear about your Dad. It is nice to read about your love for him. I truly enjoyed your red shoe poem, "The Gift."

Katharella from Lost in America on July 27, 2010:

I invite you to read my hubs about my dad. I have one poem I wrote that defines us, that special bond between father & daughter. I think you have to read the others to understand the poem better, although it does pretty much say it all. Look for the sparkling red shoes. :) -Kathy

BIGCSSHOP (author) on July 04, 2010:

Thanks himani for your comment. More poems of this variety and others added weekly. Come back soon and check us out. Thanks again.

himani on July 04, 2010:


BIGCSSHOP (author) on August 03, 2009:

Thank you Victoria for your comment.

Victoria on August 03, 2009:

i love the poem So Bad. That is a heart warming feeling.

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