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Fathers Are Wonderful People - Poem by Helen Steiner Rice

Fathers are wonderful people
Too little understood,
And we do not sing their praises
As often as we should...

For, somehow, Father seems to be
The man who pays the bills,
While Mother binds up little hurts
And nurses all our ills...

And Father struggles daily
To live up to 'his image'
As protector and provider
And 'hero of the scrimmage'...

And perhaps that is the reason
We sometimes get the notion,
That Fathers are not subject
To the thing we call emotion,

But if you look inside Dad's heart,
Where no one else can see
You'll find he's sentimental
And as 'soft' as he can be...

But he's so busy every day
In the grueling race of life,
He leaves the sentimental stuff
To his partner and his wife...

But Fathers are just wonderful
In a million different ways,
And they merit loving compliments
And accolades of praise,

For the only reason Dad aspires
To fortune and success
Is to make the family proud of him
And to bring them happiness...

And like Our Heavenly Father,
He's a guardian and a guide,
Someone that we can count on
To be always on our side.


Comments about Fathers Are Wonderful People by Helen Steiner Rice

  • Gold Star - 122,228 Points Rajnish Manga (6/20/2016 12:22:00 AM)

    Extremely wonderful portrayal of the role a father plays for the welfare of the family. Thanks.
    And we do not sing their praises
    As often as we should...
    ....He's a guardian and a guide, (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 163,028 Points Mohammed Asim Nehal (6/19/2016 6:24:00 PM)

    Awesome poem on father.....Full marks. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,082 Points Savita Tyagi (6/19/2016 3:27:00 PM)

    Yes watchers are wonderful! (Report) Reply

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Poems About Fathers

  1. 1. Anecdote For Fathers , William Wordsworth
  2. 2. The Fathers , Edwin Muir
  3. 3. The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers In Ne.. , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  4. 4. Our Fathers Of Old , Rudyard Kipling
  5. 5. My Fathers, The Baltic , Philip Levine
  6. 6. The Fathers , Siegfried Sassoon
  7. 7. The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. 8. Our Fathers Also , Rudyard Kipling
  9. 9. An Indian At The Burial-Place Of His Fat.. , William Cullen Bryant
  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
  13. 13. (((...And A Happy Fathers Day To Yo.. , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  14. 14. Heavenly Fathers' Day Forever , Michael Shepherd
  15. 15. Fathers Day (A Reckless Slaughter) , Silent Speaker
  16. 16. The Pilgrim Fathers , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  17. 17. Fathers Are The Men From Sky , Ellias Anderson C.A ( Known ..
  18. 18. Father Poetry: A Fathers Tribute , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  19. 19. 0016 Fathers, Sons, And Families , Michael Shepherd
  20. 20. The Pilgrim's Fathers , John Boyle O'Reilly
  21. 21. The Fathers , Elizabeth Holmes
  22. 22. Fathers Anger You , Kirsty Lucas
  23. 23. Fathers Don'T Grow Old , Jemarie Ragudo
  24. 24. Brothers, Fathers, Sisters, Mothers , Egal Bohen
  25. 25. A Fathers Love Is Forever , Peter Beauregard
  26. 26. To Whom It May Concern... Fathers, Mothe.. , David Beckham
  27. 27. The Graves Of Our Fathers , Charles Mackay
  28. 28. Fathers Are Wonderful People , Helen Steiner Rice
  29. 29. My Fathers Eyes , Karin Elizabeth Martin
  30. 30. Anecdote For Fathers , Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  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. Father Poetry: Fathers Are , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  36. 36. What Are Fathers Made Of? , Diane Wright
  37. 37. Dear Fathers , Otteri Selvakumar
  38. 38. A Fathers Daughter , louis rams
  39. 39. To Fathers' , Marilyn Lott
  40. 40. Day Of The Fathers , Bernard F. Asuncion
  41. 41. Faith Of Our Fathers Living Still , Barney Rooney
  42. 42. A Fathers Words To His Child. , R. K. Hart
  43. 43. Fathers Against Sons , nader baheri
  44. 44. Not All Fathers Will Get A Chance To Cel.. , Elena Plotkin
  45. 45. Not All Fathers Are Dads , Francie Lynch
  46. 46. Fathers Of Atonement , Frank Bana
  47. 47. Happy Fathers Day 'Dad' , Poison 9901
  48. 48. Thanks To Our Founding Fathers , BRUCE MARTONE
  49. 49. A Fathers Reminiscence... , Jonathan Maldonado
  50. 50. Fathers Day Poem (...A Day Late...) , Oscar Mireles
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