Poems Dedicated To Our Fathers On Fathers Day

What Makes A Dad?

God took the strength of a mountain,
The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagles' flight,
The joy of a morning in spring,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need.
Then God combined these qualities;
There was nothing more to add.
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so He called it Dad.

- Author unknown

A Dad's Greatest Job

I may never be as clever
as my neighbor down the street.
I may never be as wealthy
as some other men I meet.
I may never have the glory
that some other men have had.
But I've got to be successful
as a little fellow's dad.
There are certain dreams I cherish
That I'd like to see come true.
There are things I would accomplish
ere my working time is through.

But the task my heart is set on
is to guide a little lad
And make myself successful
as that little fellow's dad.

It's the one job that I dream of,
It's the task I think of most.
If I fail that growing youngster,
I'd have nothing else to boast.

I may never come to glory,
I may never gather gold.
Men may count me as a failure
When my business life is told.
But if he who follows after
shall be manly, I'll be glad,
For I'll know I've been successful
as a little fellow's dad.
For though wealth and fame I'd gather
all my future would be sad,
If I failed to be successful
as that little fellow's dad.

- Author unknown

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