[Surfnetkids: 16 Jun 2010] Father’s Day Poems

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#1. June 16, 2010

Barbara J. Feldman
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This year the holiday season dubbed “Dads & Grads” is particularly special because we are celebrating the graduations of both our kids: one from high school and one from college. And to be celebrating Father’s Day with both my dad and my hubby is just icing on the cake! I am so proud of my kids, and so grateful for our many blessings.

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#3. Father’s Day Poems

by Barbara J. Feldman
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Father’s Day Poems Printable (** for premium members only)
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Whether you are making a Father’s Day card from scratch, or looking for something to add to a purchased card, these sites are chock full of Father’s Day poems to help you find just the right words to express your love. Some include original poems, others feature works from famous dead poets. Most allow the use of their poems on handmade cards, but be sure to check the each site for more specific terms of usage.

Apples 4 the Teacher: Father’s Day Poems and Rhymes
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Apples 4 the Teacher hosts fifteen poems honoring dear old Dad, by poets such as Winifred Sackville Stoner, Henry W. Longfellow and William Wordsworth. Other Father’s Day content includes coloring pages, printable cards, crafts, recipes, and gift ideas. For reading time, there is printable chapter book about Pinocchio and his dad Geppotto.

Poems for Free: Father’s Day Poems
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Free for personal or non-commercial use, poet Nicholas Gordon shares his poems online as well as for use in homemade Father’s Day cards. Gordon is a prolific poet, and his collection is the largest of today’s picks. “You are our knight in shining armor, / Pilgrim of our plea, / The Atlas for our wounded world, / Our rescuer at sea.”

Poemsource: Father Poems
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“I love you, Dad, and want you to know / I feel your love wherever I go. / Whenever I’ve problems, you’re there to assist / The ways you have helped me would make quite a list.” I was already a fan of poets Karl and Joanna Fuchs, so I was happy to see their names again when searching for Father’s Day poems. The married duo write all the poems at Poem Source, and no commercial usage is allowed. Although in some cases they do allow a single poem to be published on a personal website, please read their usage guidelines carefully, because I can’t cover them adequately in this limited space.

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Father’s Day Poems Printable
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