Let us take the river
path near Fall Hill.
There we will negotiate
an outcrop with its silvered
initials & other bits of graffiti,
all the way to the broken edge
that overlooks the bend,
& hold hands until
we can no longer tell
where the river ends.
In 1972, the third Sunday of June was declared Father’s Day, a national celebration of fathers. In honor of the holiday, browse our selection of poems for and about fathers. For more, browse poems about fathers in the themes menu.
|2010||Meeting with My Father in the Orchard||Homero Aridjis|
|2010||My Father||Scott Hightower|
|2008||Dreaming About My Father (audio only)||Ed Ochester|
|2004||My Father's Hats||Mark Irwin|
|2004||Whose Mouth Do I Speak With||Suzanne Rancourt|
|2003||Your Father Sunbathing||Christopher Bursk|
|2002||My Father Told Us Stories. . .||Eula Biss|
|2002||Father's Song||Gregory Orr|
|2001||Little Father||Li-Young Lee|
|1998||My Father on His Shield||Walt McDonald|