Happy Father’s Day!


This is my special dad!


Dad, you were a special man!

You were always there to lend a hand.

You treated us with kindness.

You were always fair.

You showed us how much you cared.

You wore a happy smile upon your handsome face.

And taught us how to appreciate God’s grace.

You made our lives so full and rich.

Teaching us to be good was your main pitch.

You would tease and joke.

While always a cigarette at your lips you would smoke.

You were talented with your hands.

Fixing and creating things on command.

You thought of others before yourself.

Your own troubles you put away on a shelf.

You left this world for a better place.

Leaving here on Earth a large empty space.

You gave us your love in every way.

I love you more than I can say!

I miss you more and more each day!

Happy Father’s Day with Love, Dad!

Your loving daughter,

Jan (my nickname by Dad)

I wish all the fathers out there a wonderful Father’s Day!

Thank you for stopping by!

With love and blessings!



About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 42 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 7 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 36 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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19 Responses to Happy Father’s Day!

  1. A wonderful tribute to your father for Father’s Day! ❤

  2. Wonderfully said. You must have loved your father. Yes, a great tribute.

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, Gigi! Yes, I certainly did. He was a wonderful dad. Hugs!

      • My Dad dies way too early for really appreciating him. Since we out of Germany, I learnt so much and writing my books, I would have my Dad much more loved and appreciated, as I have done while still living in Germany. I regret that very much. but I know, he is in heaven and one day, in the far future, I will see him again and can tell him all the things I which to tell him now. with writing my books, I have learnt so much. It’s just amazing. and now I really miss him. But too late now.

    • jjspina says:

      It is sad we lose our parents. But you will see him one day. He must have known how much you loved him. Blessings to you, my friend. Hugs!

  3. valeriebelievinginhorses says:

    Janice, what a special tribute to your dad. Thank you for sharing and hopefully inspiring others to think great poetic thoughts of our dads on this special day. Happy Father’s Day!

  4. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    A lovely tribute to her father from Janice Spina.

  5. That is so moving. A lovely Father’s Day tribute 🙂

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