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A Poem: Thank You Daddy!

Updated on June 13, 2012

This is a simple, short poem for my Dad, Stan. He has worked hard his whole life to provide for his family. He prayed for me every day (and still does!) and taught me important, foundational truths as a child. I appreciate every effort he's ever put towards loving me!


They call him "Stan the Man."

His family is his greatest fan.

Hard working hands,

Throughout time's many sands,

Building a legacy in a heavenly land.

"Stan the Man" made a way so "others can."

Merry Christmas Dad!

Love, Jenna

December 25, 2011

Check out poems I wrote for my other amazing family members!

Grandma: “A Poem for Mimi”

Mom: “Who Else is Like My Mom? A Poem of Appreciation”

Sister: “The Sweetest Sister Ever: A Poem for Amy

Brother-in-Law: “A Haiku for Joe"

Niece: “A Haiku for Myah”

Brother: “A Haiku for David”

***This is not a poem, but a biographical account of a historical father--I consider GEORGE MULLER of Bristol, England to be like a father because the life that he lived has changed mine. If you want to read an amazing story of a man whose prayers changed the direction of the wind, provided food miraculously for orphans, and more, click HERE***


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      Jenna Ditsch 

      5 years ago from Illinois

      @ Dream On: Thank you. Yes, it can be a challenge sometimes to know the best way to express gratitude so I thought a poem would be a unique way to do it. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      What's nicer than a dad who has been providing and helping every step of the way.A daughter who loves her dad so much that she puts her feelings into words so dad can see what a wonderful job he has done.I just love it.

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      Jenna Ditsch 

      6 years ago from Illinois

      @ alocsin: Thanks! I think he liked it. He's kinda the quiet, laid-back type so hard to read his emotion sometimes--but I'm pretty sure he liked it. :-) Thanks for your comment!

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      6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      A great tribute. What did your dad think of it? Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      6 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      Great thoughtful of you...

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Loved it..I bet Dad did too...

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      6 years ago from (Midwest) USA

      What a sweet poem for your dad. Short and sweet and to the point. Just lovely.

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      6 years ago from In my world

      Aw a lovely tribute to your father, he must be very proud


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