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To Whom It May Concern... Fathers, Mothers And Daughters - Poem by David Beckham

Careless whispers, heartless talk
Where are you going with this?
“Daddy was not a man for me, mother was everything”
Ignorance breeds ugly talk
Mothers beware of crazy sounds bites
Of crazy gossip at the dinner table when daddy was gone
Sow not evil in the hearts of these young ones

Listen to her:
“Happy father’s day to all the great fathers out there
And to all the mothers who had to pick up the slack
From the not so great fathers …
Yes, so that means happy father’s day to my mother”

Daddy had his problems, we all know that
Daddy was daddy, taking you day care, changing your diaper
At your graduation, daddy was there
At the center of so much love was daddy
Yes daddy had his problems
But now mother says daddy was crazy
And daughter thinks father was a loser

“Daddy was a slacker, mother was everything”
Hearts drinking from a poisoned chalice
Gullible minds, stamped with resentment
Daughter talk in gossip conversation
Did not mother tell you the truth?
That daddy had his problems, but daddy will always love you
And daddy will never abandon you

Be careful daughter as you go on into the world
Think not of the world as without a man worthy of your praise or admiration
Or that you can take on the world by yourself …
Deep in the heart of every family is love
See the world with clear motives for survival
And realize that we weren’t born bad, neither were you or your mother
But most importantly, that daddy will always be here for you


Comments about To Whom It May Concern... Fathers, Mothers And Daughters by David Beckham

  • Rookie Stefanie Fontker (8/15/2011 8:07:00 PM)

    A diamond in the rough, bad fathers don't worry about being good fathers. A very emotional poem, thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,162 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (6/20/2011 5:25:00 AM)

    And realize that we weren’t born bad, neither were you or your mother....
    And realize that we weren’t born bad, neither were you or your mother....
    And realize that we weren’t born bad, neither were you or your mother....

    Salute for weaving with word such a net to communicate the widom in poetry. It would be better if the child-generation could have everybody the scope of reading this one.
    Regards,
    pranab
    10+++(if server carries) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,026 Points Vanessa Hughes (6/20/2011 5:15:00 AM)

    It can be so hard for children from broken relationships to understand why there can be bitterness. To me your confusion about your dad comes over, you love/loved him whatever anyone else said about him. You know he had faults but know everyone else does too. Your poem made me think about my situation with my children, especially my son. Thank you Nessy x (Report) Reply

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Poems About Fathers

  1. 1. Anecdote For Fathers , William Wordsworth
  2. 2. The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers In Ne.. , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  3. 3. The Fathers , Edwin Muir
  4. 4. Our Fathers Of Old , Rudyard Kipling
  5. 5. My Fathers, The Baltic , Philip Levine
  6. 6. The Fathers , Siegfried Sassoon
  7. 7. The Landing Of The Pilgrim Fathers , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. 8. Our Fathers Also , Rudyard Kipling
  9. 9. An Indian At The Burial-Place Of His Fat.. , William Cullen Bryant
  10. 10. The Sins Of The Fathers , Stephen Crane
  11. 11. Fathers And Daughters , Harry J. Couchon Jr
  12. 12. Your Fathers (1985) , Max Reif
  13. 13. (((...And A Happy Fathers Day To Yo.. , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  14. 14. Father Poetry: A Fathers Tribute , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  15. 15. Heavenly Fathers' Day Forever , Michael Shepherd
  16. 16. Fathers Day (A Reckless Slaughter) , Silent Speaker
  17. 17. The Pilgrim Fathers , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  18. 18. 0016 Fathers, Sons, And Families , Michael Shepherd
  19. 19. The Pilgrim's Fathers , John Boyle O'Reilly
  20. 20. Fathers Are Wonderful People , Helen Steiner Rice
  21. 21. Fathers Anger You , Kirsty Lucas
  22. 22. Fathers Don'T Grow Old , Jemarie Ragudo
  23. 23. A Fathers Love Is Forever , Peter Beauregard
  24. 24. To Whom It May Concern... Fathers, Mothe.. , David Beckham
  25. 25. A Fathers Promise ' For A Daughter ' , Roger Horsch
  26. 26. The Fathers , Elizabeth Holmes
  27. 27. My Fathers Eyes , Karin Elizabeth Martin
  28. 28. Fathers Are The Men From Sky , Ellias Anderson C.A ( Known ..
  29. 29. Anecdote For Fathers , Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  30. 30. Fathers Dilemma (Daughters Stages) , louis rams
  31. 31. A Fathers Love , dani fries
  32. 32. Fathers Day , kevin glenn
  33. 33. Brothers, Fathers, Sisters, Mothers , Egal Bohen
  34. 34. Father Poetry: Fathers Are , Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.
  35. 35. What Are Fathers Made Of? , Diane Wright
  36. 36. Fathers , Scarlett Treat
  37. 37. Dear Fathers , Otteri Selvakumar
  38. 38. A Fathers Daughter , louis rams
  39. 39. To Fathers' , Marilyn Lott
  40. 40. Faith Of Our Fathers Living Still , Barney Rooney
  41. 41. The Graves Of Our Fathers , Charles Mackay
  42. 42. Fathers Against Sons , nader baheri
  43. 43. Not All Fathers Will Get A Chance To Cel.. , Elena Plotkin
  44. 44. Happy Fathers Day 'Dad' , Poison 9901
  45. 45. Thanks To Our Founding Fathers , BRUCE MARTONE
  46. 46. A Fathers Words To His Child. , R. K. Hart
  47. 47. A Fathers Reminiscence... , Jonathan Maldonado
  48. 48. Fathers Day Poem (...A Day Late...) , Oscar Mireles
  49. 49. Not All Fathers Are Dads , Francie Lynch
  50. 50. Fathers , Asif Andalib
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