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Best Grandma Poems

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


Premium Member Grandma still calls your name
I will always remember those uneven paths,
which led me to you - 
sorrowful reminder of promises I could not keep.
All you wanted was to sit...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandma, death, grandfather, grandson,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Always For Grandma
 
Original poem - For Grandma

You died grandma and my heart was broken,
At your funeral I stood there trembling;
And in the name of love words...

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Categories: grandma, grandmother,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: grandma, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
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: grandma, family, peopleme, grandchild, universe,
Form: Rhyme
GRANDPA
*GRANDMA WAITS IN THE GARDEN*

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

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



hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: grandma, introspection, friend, friend, high
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Seamstress of Time
I have a special story I wish to share
About a seamstress beautiful and fair

She would fade away turning into smoke
Of her amazing beauty, no man...

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Categories: grandma, dedication, devotion, faith, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: grandma, dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
A Wish -re-post-
A WISH -- In Memory Of 

"I Wish"

I wish I could blow air into your little lungs, 
The day my daughter brought your stillborn body...

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Categories: grandma, angel, baby, death, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Day is Done
Whispers of sunset
     Carry on wings of evening birds
     Rising moon awaits wolfs’ howls

Sundown serenade
  ...

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Categories: grandma, inspirational
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandma, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandma, 12th grade, abortion, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WINDCHIMES
grandma pours me tea
we talk late into the night 
moon covered by clouds

paint peels from windows
as grandpa rocks in his chair
cigar smoke rises

zephyr wind blowing
shells...

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Categories: grandma, memory, nature, wind,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 2
Thus we follow little Puff Puff brave and true,
For the Castle of Magic was within her view…
She will journey far under the skies of blue,
When...

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Categories: grandma, 1st grade, character, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Waltz With Life
I was born, Bronx, New York, in the year 'Thirty-Nine',
   the first child with a brother who followed in time.
Ten years later, moved...

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Categories: grandma,
Form: Verse
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but...

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Categories: grandma, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where The Heart Resides
Like open arms
These broken gates reach out to me
And lead me to the lonely house
That overlooks the sea

Her door once proud and stately
Now splintered hangs...

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Categories: grandma, heart, love, me, old,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Letting Go- Over and Over
 
Long ago when I was a child my sister died,
Everyday in grandmas arms I cried and cried;
Time ticked and grandma left and I had...

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Categories: grandma, death, grief, life,
Form: Verse
Special Memories
Anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions

marking significant moments in our lives

bringing back precious feelings

reliving a once upon a time.

The first time that I met you

the butterflies I...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandma, anniversary, love,
Form: Rhyme
Near Death Experience
Lying silently on my bed, eyes open wide.
Watching as darkness moves in like a heavy fog.
My breathing seems to echo against the cold walls
And my...

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Categories: grandma, angst, death, peace, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grandma's Hand Sewn Quilt
When the auctioneer first shows it,
I feel a sudden piercing shock.
My grandma's hand-sewn antique quilt
Is on the auction block.
It is the lovely basket pattern
And her...

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Categories: grandma, age, grandmother,
Form: Narrative
The Cookie Jar
I learned a lot from Grandma
She helped me become a man
When I thought I just couldn't make it
She always told me I can

She taught me...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandma, nostalgiame, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Broken Wings

I am a poet and writer of words,
You know me through my sad poems;
But there is more to me more to this girl,
I found writing...

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Categories: grandma, death, life, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Come Let Me Rock You Gently
Come let me rock you gently
and as we softly sway
I'll share with you a story
and rock your cares away.

In the years that I have known
there...

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Categories: grandma, happinesslove, time,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Makeover - Still Weeping

Still Weeping

Original poem - Verse - June 8, 2013

Many came with flowers,
rainbows of roses and lilies,
solemn people came and went.

And then it was quiet,
the white...

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Categories: grandma, death, family,
Form: Sonnet