35 Best Birthday Poems For Dad

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You can make your dad’s birthday special in many ways, such as going out with him or planning a surprise party at home. However, dedicating or writing birthday poems for dad can make his birthday extra special. Expressing your feelings on his birthday can make his day memorable, and he will cherish this loving gesture for life. Although cake-cutting activities and games add fun to a birthday celebration, a dad’s birthday should have a personal touch. Nothing can be more powerful than a beautifully drafted poem that moves hearts, so if you want to write something eloquent but are not confident, read on. This post has a collection of lovely poems, especially for dads.

35 Birthday Poems For Dad

1. Happy Birthday Dad

Every day the whole year through,
I feel grateful you are my father.
Some fathers dont have time for their kids,
But for you I am never a bother.

You always make the effort to listen and share;
You are always there when you are needed.
It warms me to know how much you care,
And with that knowledge my worries are defeated.

Dad, you are truly admired and adored,
And as your daughter, I hope that you know,
These sentiments fill me each day of the year,
And my love for you continues to grow.

Today I wish you much pleasure and joy;
I hope all of your wishes come true.
May each hour and minute be filled with delight,
And your birthday be perfect for you!
—Arfa Karim

2. You Held My Hand

You held my hand when I felt scared,
I just want to tell you, my dad,
That there is no one as perfect as you.
Do you even have a clue
That I truly love you?
You mean a lot to me, dad,
I wish you a very happy birthday,
May God bless you!

3. Wishes For A Special Day

A man so genuine and true,
Can only be your dad with his love through.
Today is your special day
And I want to proclaim hard in every way.
I thank God for giving you to me,
And my love is what you will always see…

4. Pillar Of A Man

Work hard yet be humble,
share all that you have
Maybe the most important of many lessons,
that I have learned from my dad.

Protect and honor your family,
no matter what the cost
A battle for your family
is a battle that can’t be lost.

Take a stand for things that matter,
and always keep your head held up high.
Embrace those things close to your heart,
and yes, sometimes men do cry.

These lessons in life can not be taught,
they must be observed.
Happy birthday dad you have taught me a lot,
and I love you for what I have learned.
—Mike Brown

5. Happy Birthday To The Best Dad

A gentle and wonderful man,
The very best in his clan.
You were there with me in every grief and joy
What would I have done without you, Oh boy!
Today, on your birthday I ponder to reflect,
Every precious memory in my mind that I collect.

6. Dad I Love You

I Love You Dad (Your 85th birthday gift from me.)

I thank God every day because you are my Dad
When I need you the most,
even with the miles that separate us,
you are always in my Heart.
You have given me so many gifts.
Courage, Strength, Hope, Kindness, and Peace of Mind.
When I did not know what to do next,
you believed in me.
I had your love from the beginning.
Since the moment I was born.
You have always been there for me,
even when you thought you couldn’t be.
I can’t imagine my life without you Dad.
I know I don’t call all the time, and I’m sorry.
I get caught up in life’s struggles.
Still remember, you have given me so much joy.
You helped me to see the bigger pictures.
I think every day that if I never see you again
you will know like I do
how much you mean to me.
I am glad God picked you to be my Dad and I Love You.
I remember all the fun we had.
I smile every time I think about the time we have spent together.
You gave me life and you let me live it.
You gave me the push to do things I did not believe I could do.
In my heart I will always be your little girl.
Even as a grown up I can feel the love you have given
to a child, teenager, young mother,
even more as an independent woman.
Thank you Dad,
I am always with you no matter how far or close.

—Felicia Ruth Miller

7. My Dad, A Role Model

So much to learn and yet so little time,
From a man who leads a life so fine.
Thank you for all the patient listening
And that has always left me glistening.
Dad, I am sending gratitude and love your way,
On a day that cannot get more solemn than your birthday.
Warm Birthday Wishes Dear Dad.

8. My Dad Is My Friend

Fortunate are those to have a father like you,
The one who has been a friend all the way through.
You knew when you had to extend your support,
And you also knew when I had to learn to hold my own fort.
Sending wishes and prayers on your birthday,
I will hold you in my heart and think of you every minute of every day.
Happy Birthday Dear Daddy!

9. My Daddy

My Daddy has the strength of a mountain,
Yet he has the purity of a water fountain.
My Daddy has the wit of a clown,
His jokes pull me up whenever I’m down.
My Daddy has the looks of a Hollywood star,
And his voice sounds like the strings of a guitar.
My Daddy is celebrating his birthday today,
And I love him much more than I can ever say.
Happy Birthday dearest Daddy.

10. I Love You Daddy

I don’t know what it means to be confused and sad,
‘coz you are so are so very brilliant, my dearest Dad.
You somehow have a solution for every little problem,
You manage to get your way even without throwing any tantrums.
You taught me how to distinguish between right and wrong,
You made me into the person I am and made me so strong.
You are the wisest, yet the sweetest man I have ever met,
You are someone Daddy, whom I can never ever forget.
Happy Birthday Dad.

11. I Owe My Life To You

You did not just teach me how to take my first step,
But when I fell, it was on your shoulders that I wept.
You pointed out the right direction for me,
You showed me how to live my life, let me be me.

Even success is incomplete without you, my dad.
Without you, I am always so blue and sad.
Happy Birthday to the sweetest father,
I love you today and forever, like no other.

12. Happy Birthday Dad

When I was born
I didn’t know much
I was introduced to this world
By your kind words and soft touch

Years passed so quickly
And we were already alike
You were my guide and instructor
When learning to ride a bike

Off to kindergarten
And a tear in your eye
You’ve always been sensitive
When it comes to goodbyes

It’s because of the love
That you hold in your heart
You want me to experience life
But don’t like to be apart

So off I went
Adventuring alone
Learning new things
Experiencing life on my own

Hasn’t always been easy
That, I am aware
But one thing’s for sure
You are always there

You’ve helped me see
The woman I can become
You’ve always had faith in me
Even when I had none

It’s that unconditional love
That helped me get through
I wish all little girls’ daddies
Could be as great as you

If all girls had guidance
And a dad’s shoulder to cry
They’d grow up with confidence
And a willingness to try

So I guess what I’m saying
Is thank you, Dad
I’m not sure words can express
The impact you’ve had

You are my hero
And an inspiration to all
Happy Birthday, Dad
Or Papa Dukes as I call
—Tiana Jensen

13. You Da Man!

Ever since my life began,
I realized that “You da man!”
I saw your wisdom, your courage too,
And I learned I could rely on you.

Your tolerant nature was really great;
Nevertheless, you’d not hesitate
To let me know when I’d been bad;
It must have been hard, but that’s being a dad.

You’re strong and smart and filled with love–
A gift to me from up above,
So here’s a greeting from your biggest fan:
Happy Birthday, Dad, ’cause “You da man!”
—Karl Fuchs

14. Good Man

Every year, your birthday reminds me
how grateful I am that you are my father.
With all that’s going on in the world today,
I’m thankful I get to watch you,
to look up to you, being an example of a good man.
What a privilege it is to observe your strength,
your competence, and your kindness.
I am so blessed to be under your wing,
your protection, your care,
learning important life lessons from you.
If all fathers were like you,
the world would be a very different
and much better place.
Happy Birthday, Dad,
from your admiring son/daughter.
—Joanna Fuchs

15. Happy 50th Birthday For Father

To my dad on his 50th birthday
When I was young you were always there.
To hold my hand and say I care.
Encourage me along the way
along each step a different day.
Laugh a hell of a lot and
say don’t ever smoke pot.
You teach me how to do only
good things in life
And to never judge and
only do what is right.
My dad’s hands were never clean
Although he was a working man he was never that mean.
He cracks half a smile only once in a while
doesn’t like to show his teeth unless they are shiny, polished, and in style.
My dad is the kind of man that performs the unexplainable
People usually stare but my dad says that doesn’t bother me because I don’t care.
There are characteristics in every person that brings out your smile
Therefore my dad has too many and I will love him a lot for a while.
Happy 50th birthday dad
I love you

16. It’s Your Birthday

There’s so much to do
So much to celebrate
That great Dad that’s you
The great life you’ve led
The great life you now lead
The great things that you do
Through both action and deed
Here’s to another great year
And more years to come
But if life were a contest
Then you’ve already won

17. To the father who raised me

And showed me the way
Between right and wrong
Here’s to your special day
All my life you’ve guided me
All my life you’ve been there
So I say “Happy Birthday”
With the greatest of care

18. Dear Dad

We probably drive you crazy
We may have made you go grey
But in the end you know
We love you and it makes it all okay
We are so grateful for all you’ve done
And hope you know, especially today
How much we love you
Happy Birthday

19. Happy birthday to you, pops

as you wake like every other day
and go about your routine
like nothing is different.
Except it is different
because you know
you have completed another cycle
in spite of everything
and you will see
more glorious days.

20. Another year is here to greet you

with smiles and open hearts
of the glorious life that you live
of which we are all a part!
With great love and respect
Of the man that you are
we want to wish you Happy Birthday
from all of our hearts!

21. When I was a baby

You held my hand to help me cross the road
When I was a teen:
You made it clear that I could share life’s load
When I was a bride:
I took your arm, you walked me down the aisle
And now it is your birthday:
I just want to make you smile.
I love you Dad – Happy Birthday

22. Dad, all year long

You give and give
You work harder and love more
Than anyone could ever ask for
But today is your day
So kick up your tired feet
Take control of the remote
Sit back and relax
Today is for you
It can’t be said enough, but we love you Dad!
We wish you the happiest of birthdays!

23. Cake helps make the day so special,

you and your kindness deserve a million cakes in between.
But we will just start here, because today on your birthday it’s all just for you.
We hope to make it special enough just for you,
Just because we want you to know how much we really love you so.
Happy Birthday Dad.

24. Be brave and be honest

Be true and be bold
To me as a child
This is what you always told
Everything you said
I’m glad I listened to
I feel thankful for having
A dad like you

25. On Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

I’m going to gather a crowd
Today is my daddy’s birthday
Is what I’m shouting out aloud
Lots of pins, tons of shares
Tens of posts, many a tweets
All this and a lot more
For a dad who is just too sweet
Happy birthday

26. Dad…

I hope you can see
How much I look up to you
I wish I can be
The person you want me to
I wish that I can
Stand out from the crowd
I hope that one day
I can make you feel proud
Happy birthday

27. A birthday gift for a dad as cool as you

Is a gift that hasn’t been made yet
Simply because there is nothing in the world
That can be worthy of a man, so perfect
No matter what I buy, it will never be enough
Because you have made every day of my life
Seem like a gift, wrapped in the best possible way
You are the best dad to me and hubby to your wife
Happy birthday

28. He’s The One

He’s the one I can rely on,
He is honest, strong and true,
There is nothing in the whole wide world,
If you ask he will not do,
So as it is your birthday,
I just want you to know,
How much I really love you,
And want to tell you so.

Have a great happy birthday dad!
—Janyce Cotterill

29. To My Special Dad

Wishing a wonderful day
To my special Dad
I hope it’s the best Birthday
That you’ve ever had.
All these loving wishes sent
are so sincere and true . .
Dad you really are the best.
There’s no one quite like you.
—Julie Hassall

30. Happy Birthday Dad

Happy birthday Dad,
You certainly deserve the best,
For you will always be to me,
Head and shoulders above the rest,
You do so much for others,
One call is all you need,
Forever willing to lend a hand,
Always content when doing a good deed,
So I hope that on your birthday,
You’ll let others show they care,
By all the cards and gifts they give,
And all the love they share.
—Janyce Cotterill

31. Daddy,

I love you more than the stars in the sky,
More than the fish in the sea,
More than the trees in the forest.
Daddy, you mean the world to me.

32. Your footsteps plot my favorite trail,

Without you, life would be dull and pale,
With your guidance, I’m not afraid to fail,
You make life awesome, like a fairy tale.
Happy Birthday Dad!

33. Special Number One Dad – Birthday

Dad, today it is your Birthday
and I just want to say,
That you are very dear to me
In every single way.

You’ve always been my guiding light,
The one to show the way,
When things got tough or a little hard,
You always saved the day.

So I’m sending you this Birthday wish,
to make your day full of fun,
Because when it comes to special dads,
You’re definitely number one.

Have a great day.
—Sarah Skinner

34. A Birthday Wish For My Father

F antastic
A wesome
T errific
H elpful
E xciting
R eliable

These words spell out a name, it’s true
Of someone special, Dad, it’s you!

Happy Birthday to my Dear Father
—Margaret Jones

35. You’re My Dad

You’re the Dad that wipes my tears,
You’re the Dad that calms my fears,
You’re the Dad that works each day,
So I can run, laugh and play,
You’re the Dad that tooks me in bed,
You’re the Dad that kisses my head,
You’re the Dad that tells me jokes,
You’re the Dad that never mopes,
But best of all,
You’re my Dad and that’s why I love you.

Happy Birthday Dad
—Natalie Cooper

Make your dad’s birthday a fun and memorable one by writing him a poem or choosing one from this list and sharing it with him. These messages can help you convey your love and appreciation towards him and make him feel special. Throw him a party, cut the cake, and write birthday poems for dad to make his special day even more fun. He is sure to cherish this gesture and your words for the rest of his life.

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