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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

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,

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,


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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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 them had come...

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Categories: children, grandchild, memory,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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, sleep, ,

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,

My sons and daughters
You sing no song of daylight 
For the sun is your enemy
You sing instead of shadows and darkness 
And the memories of...

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Categories: grandchild, betrayal, care, culture, discrimination,

Premium Member UNCONDITIONAL Charlieku
parents release
tiresome grip
let go

kisses fly forth
in giggles
from lips

wings of angels
strung around
my neck

pearlescent glow
twinkling eyes
of grands

sweet love


Charlieku 4-3-2 Contest/Charles Messina


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Categories: grandchild, love,

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

Over the weekend our two youngest grandchildren came to our house to stay
(the two older ones no longer live at home and their parents were...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, grandchild, grandparents, memory,

Premium Member The Story of Granddaughter Lily
The story of Granddaughter Lily
By Franklin Price

The story of granddaughter Lily
Is one I feel compelled to tell
Of talent that revealed itself
Really from the starting bell


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Categories: blessing, grandchild, high school,

B eautiful boy 
R ough at play
Y oung and curious
C uddly and loving 
E normous energy


A ngel from heaven
L oving and loyal
I rresistibly  huggable...

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Categories: grandchild, granddaughter, grandmother, grandparents,

Teenage Girls clad in the latest fashions,
Do it whenever they meet,
Grown men aren't afraid to show some passion,
When their team's comeback is complete,
They can say...

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© Al Parry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandchild, anniversary, baby, baptism, beauty,

My Micke boys
                To be called ..

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Categories: grandchild, angel, baby, baseball, beautiful,

The Best day of My Life
I always thought that I knew love
How intense that feeling could be
But, you were my gift from above
Just exactly what I'd need

I never thought I'd...

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Categories: grandchild, love, mother, son, day,

Premium Member Baseball in Heaven
My grandfather and I had a special relationship.

When I was young we lived near his home in Baltimore.  But, my family moved away from...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandchild, familyfamily, grandmother, baseball, family,