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Adoptive Poems

Adoptive Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of adoptive poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for adoptive.

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2 - Meet the 'rents - A bee movie
Meet the ‘rents (A bee movie)

As Humble left the honeycomb, now a bee,
He was accompanied by a guard with a kind heart.
The guards name was Bee-Real, a real gentleman, you’ll see
And he said “Follow me.  I’ll take you to...Read More
Categories: adoptive, family, friendship, home, insect, life, love, parents,
Form: I do not know?

Living my dream bereft of reality pressure
I zoom toward faith-venture’s pleasure
As a princess with eternal treasure
Sharing blessings beyond measure.

Being the daughter of a sovereign so powerful
I’ll advocate for our kingdom to be healthily beautiful  
Along the multiplication of loving...Read More
Categories: adoptive, blessing, christian, dream, faith, god, jesus, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Athenian Epitaphs
Athenian Epitaphs

These are epitaphs placed on gravestones and monuments by the ancient Greeks in remembrance of their dead.  

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
but go with good fortune: I wish you a kinder sea.
—Michael R. Burch,...Read More
Categories: adoptive, death,
Form: Epigram
Adoptive Moms Are Great
Adoptive moms are great. Really!        
A special mom will come to you just when the moment’s right.
They’ll show up day or night. They are truly worth the wait!     

Adoptive...Read More
Categories: adoptive, 5th grade, caregiving, child, family, trust, uplifting,
Form: Limerick
Though I look sober, still in the Lord do I indeed rejoice
Grateful am I to hear my father and mother’s voice
With “We love you, dear; you’re a child of our choice.”

As a baby, a lot of things I can’t understand…
But,...Read More
Categories: adoptive, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Candle of Hope
I am in my newly adopted Green Sanctuary
enjoying our communal celebration
of all things nutritionally healthy

When the ecofeminist facilitator announces
it is now our time to light three candles of hope.

She invites our Greek chorus
to speak these candles' brightening intention.
Various voices give...Read More
Categories: adoptive, caregiving, celebration, earth, green, health, integrity, religion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A ROOM
A          ROOM

I went behind those painted walls;
And that I ever saw;
Plaster of Paris wooden slats;
Gypsum board adoptive adolescence;
The period following the onset 
Which a wall develops added ceiling floors;
Now becomes a...............................Room...Read More
Categories: adoptive, deep, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Random acts of kindness
A mother struggling through daily burdens
Raises her son to be studious and intelligent
Without any funds for his higher education
When strangers raise enough to pay his tuition.

When a boy in poverty becomes an orphan
And sorrow triumphs with reckless abandon
Evaporating all options...Read More
Categories: adoptive, humanity, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CareGiving Stories Reprise
Wounded Sacred Dementia: Part Two

Dementia's derelict WinLose SocialWorker
suboptimizingly hesitates
when I tell her
I have not changed my mind
about not adopting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
into my vulnerable home
with a seven-year-old AfricanAmerican boy
and unable to defend himself,
or even run paraplegically away,
in the likely event...Read More
Categories: adoptive, caregiving, culture, earth, health, integrity, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Letter to my Adoptive Mother
 Dearest Miss Kitty Cat(My Adoptive Mother),

I love you like any son would.
You have taken care of me
and put up with me.
When LeeLee Cat used to bully me,
you would fight her off.
You taught me to be a fighter.
Even though I...Read More
Categories: adoptive, animal, cat, love, mother,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Bandit and Miss Kitty
Bandit was a little kitten 
when he found his 
forever home and found 
his adoptive mom
Miss Kitty

Bandit was a calm
kitten but as he
got older the more
insane he got

Miss Kitty still loves her
adoptive son but
she has to fight him off
But in...Read More
Categories: adoptive, animal, cat, funny, pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lost Years
The Lost Years


Edie looks well for her age,
Hard to believe she’s almost 94.
A widow wife these past 72 years,
Lost husband Bill, in the 2nd World war.

Bill was presumed killed in action,
Though his body, was never found.
Silently she grieved all these...Read More
Categories: adoptive, absence, age, loss, miracle, missing, romance, world
Form: Rhyme
It leads back to the day...
When the formula of perfection was mastered within the voices
of five silhouettes...
Jina, Tara
Shannon, Trena and lastly... Tiffany.
The last that entered this family unit instantly;
With opened arms that was engaged with acceptance and
For the harmony of...Read More
Categories: adoptive, blessing, childhood, dedication, family, father, humor, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Her Son Nathaniel
She is searching for the son taken  from her arms 
 simply because she was believed to be a child herself.
She was unable to stand up to her parents’ wishes -
those GOD fearing upright Christians whose pride mattered ...Read More
Categories: adoptive, baby, cute, sad,
Form: Narrative
Looking Into Myself At Birth
There I was conceived at birth
if then all my life I could've seen
all that was planned in my future
asking what does all this mean?

It was in these early weeks of life
that tongue was tied staying every day
what thoughts had I...Read More
Categories: adoptive, birth, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Original Family Tree
My anxiety was gifted to me from my adoptive parents. 
Just knowing my birth parents were looking for me 
caused an apprehension I didn’t deserve or need.
Alone. Lost. Forgotten. 
Abandoned and never looked back at. I was disregarded 
and neglected....Read More
Categories: adoptive, betrayal, destiny, family,
Form: Free verse
The Best Times
When I think nostalgically on my life
the period that is most blessed to me
is my first five years after my birth
before school and adulthood I was free

Having been adopted at six weeks
being left alone by my natural mother
so my adoptive...Read More
Categories: adoptive, life, memory, time,
Form: Rhyme
Letter To Mama
Dear Mama
I'm older now and so much has changed
I miss you don't get me wrong
but I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place
and I can't even tell you to your face
so I'm writing because my cowardliness has forbidden me...Read More
Categories: adoptive, anger, confidence, conflict, heartbreak, love, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
Lilly Mae Forever In Our Hearts
   My wife Judith opened my eyes
into the world of adoption for pets
with special needs.

   It takes a special person to give
an animal a second chance at life
by adopting a special needs dog,
or cat.
  ...Read More
Categories: adoptive, death, peace, pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In my blood For contest
I have two mothers
One gave birth 
The other gave me life
I was chosen
I was loved
I was wanted
But I was different
My adoptive family of pale complexion  
My dark features were in my blood

I was a loner
Shy and withdrawn 
I felt...Read More
Categories: adoptive, betrayal, childhood, mom, mother, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Celebration of Mothers
I celebrate wonderful mothers 
who always put the needs 
of their children first,
the single mothers who 
especially must sacrifice 
to help their children survive 
and thrive with little money
coming in, yet finding ways
to make them feel they fit in.

I celebrate...Read More
Categories: adoptive, celebration, dedication, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Times Gone By
Beautiful angel, no limits or boundaries ...
You are such a lovely child of God.
Unselfish in your intent, you are as sweet as
A spring flower.
Strong are you and full of life! 
You have an understanding of times gone by.
You have wisdom...Read More
Categories: adoptive, blessing, celebration, dedication, mother,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Black
The black cloak wrinkled from a restless night 
Worn that day despite its negative appearance
Deep, deep black eyes look darkest from grief
Time only wears away the cloak's black color
Washed to a dull gray-black lacking luster
The fabric worn nearly through from...Read More
Categories: adoptive, death, memory, mother, sister,
Form: Free verse
A Miraculous 2004 Tsunami Survival
God! Your splendid heart always loves the people 
It reflects your realization the pain and ache of depart
As a result, you made reunited and gave happiness
You’re great! For the family of Raudhatul Jannah,
Who was lost in the 2004 Indian Ocean...Read More
Categories: adoptive, blessing, inspirational, natural disasters, recovery from, trust,
Form: Free verse
He's A Carpenter
Surrounded by various profession
Business, medicine, soldiership and education
It's heaven-sent and planned  for Him to labour
To work manually with strength and effort
True hardships; entails a great man of honor

He picked up woods and tools to craft
From small drawers and tables...Read More
Categories: adoptive, career, christian, creation, relationship, religious,
Form: Free verse