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Best Caregiving Poems

Below are the all-time best Caregiving poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of caregiving poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
Form: Narrative

Premium Member First Communion
The powdery snow gloves the fingers 
of maple forest, protecting barren bark 
with the expectation of rose tipped bloom.

A meeting point between pristine
innocence and the...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
She Calls Me Home
She Calls Me Home…

At days long end
Left on troubles shore
When I just know
I can't take anymore
When the last light
Of hope is gone

She calls me home

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Categories: angst, caregiving, childhood, devotion,
Form: Couplet
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member - Show Me Your Face -
Do not hide your face

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Categories: caregiving, love, me,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Don'T Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still...

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Categories: anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving,
Form: Ballade
The Malkavian..Part 1
The Malkavian..Part 1

His mind has all the meaning of a madman that is screaming
Tortured and tormented, a life lived to be lamented 
His family, drained...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caregiving, friendshiplife, drug,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member In the Chill of An Open Door
Cleaning out my refrigerator, an ice cube slides to the floor
startling the cat, and interrupting a locomotive of thought
that often tracks me down in a...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, death, father,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Other Faiths
Some say you are lost
If you are not found
On their ground

Some think you are blind
If you do not find
What they find

I am an atheist who...

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Categories: atheist, caregiving, community, how
Form: Free verse
Remember To Mind Your Reason
In the darkest of times 
be the light of a candle 
but the harshest of crimes 
to let melt your candle 

Give, unmindful of a...

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Categories: art, care, caregiving, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Faith, Trust and Irony
She's dressed in freshly laundered scrubs,
a floral top and pants pale blue.
There for a moment to hand me a gown,
and tell me what to do.


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Categories: caregiving, health, work, me,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Special Needs Hero
Young and pretty, living a normal life
Suddenly her world would never be the same
Her lovely boy born with special needs
Her daily life now the toughest...

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Categories: caregiving, child, inspirational,
Form: Sonnet
Just a Note-Humbleness Is a Virtue
Be careful when going up a ladder

Be kind to those you meet

Remember,going down that ladder

the same people you will greet...

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Categories: caregiving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Treasure of Giving
The thing with giving is Expectation...
The treasure of giving is the giving itself without expecting anything in return.
A loan creates dependency,  inequality.


bend over 

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Categories: care, caregiving, feelings, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Life's Last Journey -
~ everything is in your heart and hands - the end of life - empathy ~

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved


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Categories: caregiving, death, prayer,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member A Little Kindness Never Hurts
When I see a homeless man or woman
 I instantly just throw prayer their way.
When with a little, child I will listen,
No matter if it...

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Categories: caregiving, children, dedication, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rainbow Sherbet and Dying Poems
I never got why you always
Ate the red pink color out 
The Sherbet ice cream

It was like excavation
How you removed all the cherry
Without even affecting...

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Categories: caregiving, bereavement, best friend, cancer,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member When Death Comes To Call
In the silence; haunting echoes I can hear

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Categories: caregiving, death, faith, heaven,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Vanilla Pudding
nobody sees you the way I do
in your wheelchair
with your unopenable arms
where everything crashes to a gray twisted landscape

my brother
alpha male
of demon strut clashes
in our...

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Categories: angst, bullying, caregiving, child
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Growing Up
(G)etting taller, larger, or smarter
(R)eady to change things up
(O)pening up to new and different ideals
(W)anting to have more personal control
(I)nterested in deeper understanding
(N)oticing people in...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, caregiving, change, feelings,
Form: Acrostic
Pledge of Love and Loyalty
This pledge that l,Ntando, make today serves
as my guideline that I shall follow
happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly
for the sake of our love life.
Indeed l am well...

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Categories: anniversary, beauty, caregiving, christmas,
Form: Epic
The Best Mistake
You made the mistake and now,
your afraid to face this day. 

Your thoughts are racing through 
and through.

You wonder if your family looks at
you as...

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Categories: caregiving, confusion, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Your smile, Your eyes I can't deny that I want to try something that I know I shouldn't. 
I'm tempted to touch, to kiss, to...

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Categories: caregiving, adventure, allegory, animals, anniversary,
Form: I do not know?
Paranoid Love
Tell me that this fear is just paranoia in my mind, 
we're not straining, we're not struggling, 
we're not sinking, we're just fine. 
I'm not...

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Categories: caregiving, absence, angst, art, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lost My Song
When in this life I felt down
You were the one that was around

Maybe it was the way you held my hand
I knew in my heart...

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Categories: caregiving, absence, age, angel, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme