'What Is A Dad?' Typographic Poem Print

Bespoke Verse
£14.00

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A witty and affectionate dad poem about fathers and the things they do for us. Can be personalised!

Our funny and heartfelt A4 dad print makes the perfect gift for fathers - whether it's for a birthday, christmas, father's day or even a new parent.

Whether he's a stubbly snorer, a spider remover or a terrible teaser, everyone will recognise the hero described in 'What is a Dad?'

The print comes unframed, and is presented smartly in cellophane with backing board behind.

The colour choice is: red, blue or taupe on white card, or black font on brown card.

For an additional fee, you are welcome to add a short message (max 8 words) at the bottom of the poem.

We would be happy to frame the print for you using one of our three white wooden custom-made frames. We offer Smooth Flat White, Stepped Grained White, Slim Black (brown card only). 


The poem is printed onto the highest quality GF Smith white A4 card (330gsm) using Dura-Bright waterproof ink. Unframed prints are sent out in super-stiff envelopes.

The lightweight wooden frames are either Smooth Flat White or Stepped Grained White.

Each frame has a hook for wall hanging. The front is perspex. There is no mount around the print.

Each frame is hand-finished in the UK by Fine Art Trade Guild commended framers. The framed product is dispatched in a purpose-made picture box.

The A4 print is H29 x W21cm and when framed measures: H34.5 x W25.7 x D1.3cm

What is a Dad?

A feeder, a changer, a safeguard from danger

A stubbly snorer, an offspring adorer

A tent rigger & sandcastle digger

A storybook reader, a motorway speeder

A bonfire lighter & ‘dad joke’ reciter

A cuddly tickler, rarely a stickler

A room decorator, a shopping trip hater

A spider remover, allergic to hoover

A carer, a sharer & rarely a glarer

A butler & porter, a coach & supporter

A gadget admirer, a BBQ firer

A lender, a mender, a knightly defender

A grower, a mower, an everything knower

A bottle uncorker, a supper-time talker

A game inventor, role model & mentor

A bin putter-outer & sometimes a shouter

A free taxi driver, a slipper of fiver

A party enhancer, embarrassing dancer

A contest decider, a lecture provider

A terrible teaser & all round good geezer

That’s what makes a Dad!

Copyright Joanna Miller 2012. (Author's permission required to reproduce this poem.)

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