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What Are Fathers Made Of? - Poem by Diane Wright

Little boys are made of snails and puppy dog tails
But fathers are made of concern and love
Ready to give aid when the going is rough
Or be a throwing partner with a baseball and glove.

Fathers are made of compassion too
Shown in a different way from Mom’s pure heart
She is emotional and may cry a lot
Dad just listens with wisdom to impart.

Yes, wisdom that comes from ages ago
Lived through his father and generations before
Stories he relates are sure to fix what ails
Pulling the right story from his wisdom in store.

Fathers are strong to stand in defense of family
With God, strength imparted to withstand the fight
Likened to a mighty ship with God at the helm
Strife is overcome and at the end, there is light.

“Daddy’s little girl” is sugar and spice to small ears
Special to Dad in tomboyish pranks, frills or lace
Feminine wiles displayed to win over Daddy’s heart
Tilting her head with clown-like expressions on her face.

Fathers are the light of our lives
Along with God, shining the way in the darkest of nights
Helping to ready a small life who, too, will be called
To be a beacon of light to their own before flight.


Comments about What Are Fathers Made Of? by Diane Wright

  • Freshman - 529 Points Brian Jani (5/5/2014 5:08:00 PM)

    very solid poem Diane (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 2 Points Stacey-leigh Olner (8/21/2007 1:15:00 PM)

    thats very good.i wish all farthers were like that, kind, loving, n always there n stuff. but i enjoyed reading this poem, i think its great. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points Ernestine Northover (12/27/2005 11:21:00 AM)

    A lovely explanation of what a Father is. I enjoyed the read. Nice. Can I say on the last stanza, I would have put ' in the darkest night' which would flow better with ' to their own before flight'. Just a thought! ! ! Not a criticism! Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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Poems About Fathers

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  2. 2. The Fathers , Edwin Muir
  3. 3. My Fathers, The Baltic , Philip Levine
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  5. 5. Our Fathers Of Old , Rudyard Kipling
  6. 6. The Fathers , Siegfried Sassoon
  7. 7. The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. 8. Our Fathers Also , Rudyard Kipling
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  10. 10. The Sins Of The Fathers , Stephen Crane
  11. 11. Fathers And Daughters , Harry J. Couchon Jr
  12. 12. Your Fathers (1985) , Max Reif
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  14. 14. Father Poetry: A Fathers Tribute , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  15. 15. Heavenly Fathers' Day Forever , Michael Shepherd
  16. 16. Fathers Day (A Reckless Slaughter) , Silent Speaker
  17. 17. The Pilgrim Fathers , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  18. 18. Fathers Are The Men From Sky , Ellias Anderson C.A ( Known ..
  19. 19. 0016 Fathers, Sons, And Families , Michael Shepherd
  20. 20. The Pilgrim's Fathers , John Boyle O'Reilly
  21. 21. Fathers Anger You , Kirsty Lucas
  22. 22. Fathers Don'T Grow Old , Jemarie Ragudo
  23. 23. Brothers, Fathers, Sisters, Mothers , Egal Bohen
  24. 24. A Fathers Love Is Forever , Peter Beauregard
  25. 25. To Whom It May Concern... Fathers, Mothe.. , David Beckham
  26. 26. The Fathers , Elizabeth Holmes
  27. 27. The Graves Of Our Fathers , Charles Mackay
  28. 28. My Fathers Eyes , Karin Elizabeth Martin
  29. 29. Anecdote For Fathers , Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  30. 30. Faith Of Our Fathers Living Still , Barney Rooney
  31. 31. Fathers Dilemma (Daughters Stages) , louis rams
  32. 32. A Fathers Promise ' For A Daughter ' , Roger Horsch
  33. 33. A Fathers Love , dani fries
  34. 34. Fathers Day , kevin glenn
  35. 35. Fathers Are Wonderful People , Helen Steiner Rice
  36. 36. Father Poetry: Fathers Are , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  37. 37. What Are Fathers Made Of? , Diane Wright
  38. 38. Dear Fathers , Otteri Selvakumar
  39. 39. Fathers , Scarlett Treat
  40. 40. A Fathers Daughter , louis rams
  41. 41. To Fathers' , Marilyn Lott
  42. 42. Day Of The Fathers , Bernard F. Asuncion
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  44. 44. Not All Fathers Will Get A Chance To Cel.. , Elena Plotkin
  45. 45. Fathers Of Atonement , Frank Bana
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  49. 49. My Fathers Hand , Elliott B Wrinkleberry
  50. 50. Fathers Day Poem (...A Day Late...) , Oscar Mireles
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