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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
Premium Member 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

Premium Member Skating In the Clouds
Skating in the Clouds

She ice skates, now in the clouds.
Her figure eights wow, all the heavenly crowds.

She is amazed as the crowd continues to grow.

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Categories: cousin, dedication, fantasy, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poetess Forever Gone

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Categories: cousin, god, heaven, loss,
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
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


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Categories: cousin, fairy, fantasy, green,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, cousin, funny, happiness,
Form: Narrative
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
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?
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
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
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 

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Categories: cousin, death, i love you,
Form: I do not know?
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
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?
Premium Member Kids' Table
Laying my head back, eyes closing,
reminiscing, the years falling away into decades ago
to the 1950s at my grandparents' 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
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.


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

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


A stalwart woman who had served family...

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Categories: cousin, death, faith, family, husband,
Form: Narrative
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
Premium Member Memories and Tears
There are photos of our childhood

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Categories: bereavement, brother, childhood, cousin,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member The Rise of the Finucanes
A big welcome to you all who’ve travelled from afar
By plane by boat and motor car
For a reunion here in Hodson bay
It will be I’m...

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Categories: cousin, family, grandparents, people,
Form: Rhyme