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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 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, love,
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

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

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Categories: beautiful, care, death, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wonderfull William
I recognized you in an old photo
taken long before I knew you
You were among the ancient ones
The ones on whom you depended
You were brother, son,...

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Categories: grandchild, birthday, celebration,
Form: Narrative

Granddad in Heaven
You left before you could meet them
‘I want to live to see my grandkids’ you’d say
Unfortunately you never got the chance
So let me introduce them...

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Categories: grandchild, grandfather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Treasure of My Soul
I held an angel in my arms today,
A precious babe snuggled against my breast.
And my heart was overwhelmed with so much love,
As she lay contentedly...

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Categories: grandchild, baby, granddaughter, joy, love,
Form: Rhyme
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, fun, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Whispers
An amethyst sunset
splashed across the sky,
a rainbow after a storm;
majestic mountains
crowned with snow,
and a pristine lake
of cobalt blue.
A crimson cardinal
hopping across the lawn,
the purring of...

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Categories: grandchild, beauty, blessing, god,
Form: List
'My' biggest mistake was being born a girl 
I was never going to meet your expectations for you wanted a
Son and you got me ...mum...

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Categories: grandchild, childhood, discrimination, father daughter, growing up,
Form: Acrostic
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, grandfather,
Form: Rhyme
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: 2nd grade, books, boy, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Nicholas, My Boy
The joy of birth, the growing up,
leads us to adore our lovely babies.
But not, alas, without the toils of life.
For we experience lack of sleep,

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Categories: baby, grandchild, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LOVE IS
Love is the cacophony of life,
the stillness of your lover’s breath in sleep,
the boa constrictor hug of a grandchild,
and the outstretched arms of Christ.


2nd place/multiple...

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Categories: grandchild, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Goodnight Dear P D
Go to sleep dear need your rest
Tomorrow will be to be at your best

Children and know they are wild
They'll wear you out...and...

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Categories: grandchild, friendship, life, sleep,
Form: Couplet
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, me, cancer,
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 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
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 The Tea Party
I stepped on the threshold 
through a dense cloud of dust
There's a moment I'm swept back, walking deep into trust
To the arms of a childhood...

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Categories: grandchild, art, child, childhood, fantasy,
Form: Ekphrasis
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, time,
Form: Rhyme
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, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
The Blessings of Grandfathers Beautiful Lies
Impressionable young hearts do tell the grandest lies
When learned from grandfathers with sparkling eyes
Grandfathers living renewed through the breath of a grandchild

Oh grandfathers’ whoppers told...

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Categories: grandchild, child, childhood, family, grandfather, grandfather, ,
Form: Couplet