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My Father- A Poem from the heart of a daughter
Poems about Fathers
Some poets describe fathers they remember through their labor, fathers they know as bastions of support, as Robert Hayden's speaker does in his poem " Those Winter Sundays ," which describes a father's dutiful labor in the "blueblack cold. Other poets may present a more comic take on fatherhood. Like all notions of dignity, fatherhood, in its dignity, invites the banana peel fall of satire. Finally, many poets have used poetry as a way to pay tribute to their fathers, to mourn them, or to plead with them through time. And I did not lift up my wound and cry
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Poems about Dad
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In many traditional cultures, fathers and mothers would pray for a boy who would be able to help in the field. In these cultures, the value of daughter was not understood. A father has a special relationship with his daughter as she will judge all men by his standard. A mother's task is to show her daughter the complex task of growing into a woman. We no longer live in an agricultural society and woman are free to accomplish intellectually and occupationally what they couldn't in the past. A daughter may one day play the role of mother and wife.
Fathers and fatherhood have been celebrated in poetry since ancient times. Discover 7 classic poems by, for, and about dads, and learn about the poets behind the words. Whether it's Father's Day, your dad's birthday, or another of life's milestones, you're sure to discover a new favorite poem on this list. He traveled widely and frequently used his experiences as a diplomat as inspiration for his poems. Su was also known for his calligraphy, artwork, and writing.