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Best Grandchild Poems

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

Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member To My Granddaughter

I look and ponder, watch you grow in haste
Explore with wonder, new experience taste
No fear encountered as you learn the ropes 
Your sails adjusting, full...

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Categories: grandchild, light, trust,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Nana's Hands
Through the years they worked their spells
     From drawers and cupboards, taking things
       That through...

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Categories: appreciation, food, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Loving Helena
The chair is her home, her universe now
It is all that her many years will allow
Helena’s elegant beauty once shone
Now her mind wanders a world...

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Categories: family, peopleme, grandchild, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GRANDPA

Hi grandpa, it's me again!
Your dentures sit in an open glass above the nightstand
Remember the tears grandma sang before she pass?

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Categories: beautiful, care, death, grandchild,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Dead to Me Means More Alive than Ever
Before I die, I want my grandchildren to know these things.
Believe in yourself and be your own best friend.
No one else can keep your secrets...

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Categories: grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
You can see him now, dirty as a horse
that slipped in the mud, planting petunias
with that infamous shamrock thumb

(Irish from his Pop   ...

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Categories: grandchild, adventure, crazy, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer's Child
I lived my best in season of the sun,
those yellow, mellow days when cares are flung
to June’s warm breeze, and childhood is begun,
a field to...

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Categories: life, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Brody

I bought two new books for you today my sweet boy.
The Wizard of Oz and the Jungle book should bring joy.

I'm very proud of how...

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Categories: grandchild, 2nd grade, books, boy,
Form: Couplet
I Love You, Old Man
I once had knew a man 
Who became older than a dead man 
A tired soul, he was.
Looked like he'd never seen a bed 


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Categories: age, dad, emotions, grandchild,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Friends
Man loves friends
Babies have toys as friends
Children have peer groups as friends
Young men like making friends
Friends can become spouses
Entrepreneurs have ambitions and dreams 
as friends

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Categories: africa, friend, grandchild, moon,
Form: Free verse
A Mothers Last Goodbye
“Good-bye my daughter dear,” she said
As tears welled up in her eyes
“It’s time for me to go to sleep
This must be no surprise
The good Lord...

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Categories: grandchild, death, mother, me, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Empty Nests

Those happy, golden years, the children growing up...
   great days of joy, some tears, sweet nectar in our cup.
So blessed the three of...

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Categories: children, grandchild, memory,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Grandma Happy
Footsteps on stairs,
little feet pounding, running,
child faces peeking round the kitchen door,
expectancy alive, dancing in their eyes.
They know that love is always here
waiting just for...

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Categories: grandchild, grandmother, happiness, happy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Random Acts of Karma

The mute old drunk had gotten lucky the day before - a stranger had taken pity on him at the bridge, (under which he and...

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Categories: grandchild, hope, humanity, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Tango Trochee

Lovers chance a tango dance;
passion lights the dark.
Swaying bliss, a stolen kiss,
music ignites sparks.

Romance swirls with hand-held twirls;
eyes gaze with desire.
Red wine lips and tango’s...

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Categories: dance, grandchild, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Letting Go
Letting Go

Letting go...sometimes it happens twice,
Eventually, as life does cast its dice. 
The little ones we raised flew from the nest,
Though for sure, the time...

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Categories: children, grandchild, growing up,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Grandsons
Car doors slam, country quiet broken
A race ensues… front door flies open
Dogs start barking, excitedly running
A happy day... grandsons are coming

Overnight bags in a flash...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, grandchild, grandparents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grandchildren

grandchildren weasel into heart wrinkles

smoothing, soothing, and loving

revitalizing you


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Categories: grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member A Lullabye For Ava
Close your eyes my darlin' girl,
day is done, time for dreams to unfurl.
Dream of pretty ponies p r a n c i...

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Categories: dream, grandchild, Lullaby, sleep,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Silkworm's Birthday

"The Silkworm’s Birthday"

Mulberry leaves flutter in the breeze
Kookaburra brave Joker bluffs a sky blue breast 
Drops one feather for a quill, a song hidden in...

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Categories: chicago, grandchild, imagery, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bird Seed
Bird Seed

The power of a small kindness,
can never be overstated.

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandchild, color, gospel, graduate, graduation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Does Pulverize Mean
What does pulverize mean? The five-year-old asks me.
His face is a frown.
“No idea,” I lie. 
Having already put up with sobbing wailing 
over the Easter...

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Categories: fun, funny, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I Am Taken Hostage
If I am ever taken hostage
I hope it’s by my grandchildren
They will take me to a park,
And make me swing and slide,
I will crazy laugh

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Categories: grandchild, grandparents, how i
Form: Nonet
Missing Kristen
Missing Kristen

Bright blue eyes that sparkle;
And gentle chestnut curls.
She dances through my heart strings;
My skinny baby girl.

So proud to be her Grandma;
Even though I'm kind...

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Categories: absence, grandchild, granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme