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Best Cousin Poems

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


Premium Member Cousin Time
Cousin Time

So happy is a home where cousins meet;
their smiles and laughter make us feel upbeat,
while aunts and uncles know that life's complete 
to watch...

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Categories: children, cousin, family, fun,
Form: Monorhyme



Cousin John
War is such an awful thing, 
insanity can sometimes bring, 
like my cousin the zippo man, 
who burnt the huts the squealing and,
 came home...

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Categories: adventure, cousin,
Form: Ballad
My Cousin
 
My cousin
She is very special 
Very nice
I had never had such a great cousin before
Oh this cousin I know is special to me 
I...

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Categories: cousin, family,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member PLEASE
~PLEASE~
 
Please pick me up!
Never mind I'm gonna fall, anyways
 
Please show me how to tie my shoes and sing a song! 
Don't worry mommy,...

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Categories: absence, abuse, anger, cousin,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member My Big Fat Cousin's Wedding
My favorite cousin named Marge
is almost as big as a barge.
So one would assume, 
not knowing the groom,
the guy would most likely be large.

But he...

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Categories: cousin, funny, dance, fire, dance,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Massacred Nation
The year 1890
December 29th
Wounded Knee, South Dakota
My tribe lost their lives

The USS 7th
On their orders so
To round up the Sioux
Railroad herd them and go

Us Lakota...

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Categories: native american, war, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
The Meaning of Bread and Tortillas
"Mi primo" means my cousin in Spanish.
He calls me his "primita"- little cousin.
This is the story of how mi primo
Taught me about the meaning of...

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Categories: cousin, culture, friend, immigration,
Form: Free verse
My Cousin's Wedding
My cousin shared her wishes and dreams,
On our star gazing night,  she whispered them so sweet
As a shooting star glided down from  the...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, cousin, funny, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Our little Haven
When I was just a little girl
With mind as always, in a whirl
Me and my cousin, we would roam
Far, far away from my sweet home

We'd...

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Categories: cousin, fairy, fantasy, green,
Form: Rhyme
Lament in Haiku Form for a Dead Eraser
Today I did stab,
an eraser so white, pure,
it did bleed blue ink....

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Categories: cousin, anger, arabic, black african
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fruit Cake Family Feast
Holiday dinners coming
Time to sit and feast
Moms afraid of infection
She worries about the yeast

Uncle Bobby wants some Turkey
He's picked out the wishing bone
If he is...

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Categories: funny, imagination, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
IF I RULED THE WORLD
If I ruled the world,
I'd round up all the men.
Send them to Afghanistan,
...And nuke the place again,
and again.

I'd collect and burn,
All the world's monies
And make...

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Categories: funny, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
The large blue swing
It was really a simple thing
Four chains holding a large plank 
Suspended from the ceiling
A big blue swing

Summer at its peak
Heat touching 45 degrees
Cousins all...

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© Afroze Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhoodblue, blue, cousin, ,
Form: Free verse
EASTER IVY
It's used as an afterthought, fattening festive 
arrangements for Mother's Day, Easter, 
someone's birthday.  An underrated vine,
enhancing center-stage flowers whose star-power 
doesn't wear well. It's...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendshipeaster, cousin,
Form: Narrative
HEALING HUGS
A long, loving hug from a cousin
Is worth more than hours of hired therapy....

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Categories: cousin, uplifting,
Form: I do not know?
R.I.P. Drew
R.I.P to the big cuz drew… Never did I think I would ever loose you…. Not this early in life…. I would do anything 
to...

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Categories: cousin, death, i love you,
Form: I do not know?
A letter to Lisa
I wrote a letter to Lisa
And sent it above.
It starts out "Dear Lisa"
and ends with "All my love"

I asked dear Lisa, are you happy
and where...

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Categories: cousin, goodbye,
Form: I do not know?
Cougar effect
Cougar trouble

In 98 I was free again,
Thanks to wife stealing cousin Wayne.
At work the boss was an older chick,
Who moved on me, so very quick.

Though...

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Categories: adventureme, me, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death Of The Saints
A cousin called the other day saying "Another cousin has passed away".

Well my husband said "How old was she.""

"Ninety-eight".

A stalwart woman who had served family...

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Categories: cousin, death, faith, family, husband,
Form: Narrative
DownSyndrome
Her face may be different
But her feelings the same
She laughs and she cries
And takes pride in her gains
She was sent here among us to teach...

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Categories: appreciation, cousin, dedication, emotions,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Kids' Table
Laying my head back, eyes closing,
reminiscing, the years falling away into decades ago
to the 1950s at my grandparent's grand home
for Christmas.

It was a gracious dining...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, cousin, family, friend,
Form: Free verse
Bell's Blues
Staring, vapor locked, at my Hammond B-3 console organ, which dominates my 
kitchen.  Surely a symbol of my madness.  I can't help, but...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cousin, adventure, death, family, friendship,
Form: Prose Poetry
The house eaters
1.
My grapefruit tanned
toothpicks
bow above
the five-day flattened
spot
in an olive shag carpet
tracing grandpa Leo's 
blueprint,
with one encapsulated
toe –
this is the femur, this is
the head,
this is the fist,...

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Categories: cousin, angst, death, family, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Lovers' Moon
Oh,, this is gonna be the night
Feelin’ the warmth of this incredible sight..
I will love you with all my might.
Holdin’ you in my arms so...

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Categories: cousin, baby, baseball, basketball, beauty,
Form: Free verse
A Love Story
There was a young woman, a young mother,
Who loved her daughter more than words can say,
As she fell ill and weary,
God gently called her home
...

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Categories: cousin, mom, sister, spiritual,
Form: Narrative