Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.

Tanka Grandmother Poems | Tanka Poems About Grandmother

These Tanka Grandmother poems are examples of Tanka poems about Grandmother. These are the best examples of Tanka Grandmother poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

If you don't find the poem you want here, try our incredible, super duper, all-knowing, advanced poem search engine.

Details | Tanka |


Queen Elizabeth Proclaimed queen throughout her realms Queen at Twenty five Firm, never showing frailty Loving mother, grandmother
6/5/2015 Contest Name: LONG LIVE THE QUEEN Sponsor: Judy Konos

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

The Pearl Necklace

Old jewelry box,
with grandma's pearls and pendants.
How, I love them still !
They wanted to bury her,
with the pearls-  but I hid them.

May 25, 2016

Traditional Tanka

Submitted to the contest, New or Old 4
sponsor, Eve Roper

First Place 

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |


Grandmother's linen Brief look into bygone day Antique memories Soft monogrammed sheets with lace Carefully laundered.

Copyright © Delice Arleen Skelly | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

The Mother

Caring hands are soft, 
Embrace you can not forget
Hairs turning grayish
Wrinkles on the face are out
She loves, unconditional…

Copyright © Eiza Evangelista | Year Posted 2017