ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

A Dad - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

Any fool can be a father.
It takes a man to be a Dad.
Though some fellows would much rather
play the field as Jack the Lad.
Take their pleasure where they can
avoid responsibility
The lack the guts to be a man
despite their masculinity.
Real Dads are made of sterner stuff.
Take their duties seriously
stay steadfast when the goings tough
and always try their best to be.
The kind of Dad who’s firm but fair.
But best of all He’s always there.

7-Sep-08

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet Simon (7/15/2015 2:33:00 PM)

    Wonderful words my friend! (Report)Reply

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  • John Brown (9/18/2012 9:45:00 AM)

    Excellent poem Ivor. Every word the truth. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/7/2010 10:30:00 AM)

    Beautiful! only a person with a true fathers heart would be able to write this! Well done. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/18/2010 1:27:00 PM)

    Wild, shivers running over me. Its like you took a conversation once given to me by my father.

    great poem and good advise at the same time

    I have fast become a fan of your works.
    thanks for sharing and for giving back a memory lost to time.

    michael
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  • (2/6/2010 8:44:00 PM)

    I like this one- you make your point without mincing words. liked the opening line, it made me laugh.


    Mamta
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  • (1/3/2010 4:08:00 AM)

    this is just perfect..i liked it, i hope u may read the one i wrote for my dad..(i love it when you shout) happy new year (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2010 4:08:00 AM)

    this is just perfect..i liked it, i hope u may read the one i wrote for my dad..(i love it when you shout) happy new year (Report)Reply

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  • (12/29/2009 9:19:00 AM)

    The kind of Dad who’s firm but fair.
    But best of all He’s always there.

    Loved these lines.....Winnie
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  • (8/14/2009 9:39:00 AM)

    Loved it! You are absolutely right on the mark about what it takes to be a Dad! Great job.

    Anna
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/20/2009 5:05:00 AM)

    The kind of Dad who’s firm but fair.
    But best of all He’s always there.... any fool can become father but it's dad that is difficult.... good eye catching imagination......10

    rad mine papa do u know and papa you too. I would like to have your comments.
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  • (5/17/2009 7:25:00 PM)

    yeah a very good poem for a person like me..infact I lack most of these qualities....i gotta build my character//thanks..10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • (2/3/2009 9:30:00 AM)

    thank you for this poem that describes my dear Dad! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/15/2009 5:23:00 PM)

    so much truth..there is so much to bein a dad than jus contributin in the pregnancy! wish more ppl my age and this generation in general could take a peek at this poem. tx for sharin
    word
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  • (1/13/2009 9:37:00 AM)

    You sound a brilliant dad. It’s a very heart warming poem.10 from me (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2009 12:55:00 AM)

    a lovely poem, a dad is just not a tool which makes a baby- (Report)Reply

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  • (10/8/2008 12:22:00 PM)

    I loved this poem is the real thing and about what's real.... responsibility (Report)Reply

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  • (9/20/2008 8:38:00 PM)

    Amazing how many guys have babies everywhere and can't even remember their names. I had a great dad hope to be one myself some day
    Great poem, and something that needed said.
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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/18/2008 10:06:00 AM)

    Beautiful and lovely poem. Love it. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/17/2008 4:37:00 PM)

    beautiful- really makes me greatful for what i have (Report)Reply

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  • (9/15/2008 5:15:00 PM)

    This was a truly touching and lovely poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 7, 2008



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