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Best Grandson Poems

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


Premium Member THE HEIRLOOM
I lay within a drawer so long
Loneliness was my heart's song

My diamonds never saw the light of day
Since granma's death,I'd been that way

Her grandson went...

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Categories: imagination, day, Grandson,
Form: Personification



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: death, grandfather, grandson,
Form: Free verse
Sweet Child Of Mine
     As I watched my daughter playing with her son, I couldn't help but see myself in her. I still think...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daughter, grandson, love,
Form: Haibun
Poet Destroyer-It will be ok
I know first hand the
pain in your heart,it
will be okay,soon you
can make a fresh start.

Your grandson Beal will
be watching over you,and
he knows everyday how
much you...

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Categories: dedication, inspirational, love, Grandson,
Form: Free verse
Well Played
The photo is of Brennan, my three and a half year old grandson. He's fully focused on everything he does ~ sports, art, Pixar cars...and...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandson,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member SOMETIMES LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH


He loved his grandpa with all his heart
All the hugs in the world
Could not heal him
How we dreaded the time when
Memories would be all that’s...

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Categories: death, grandfather, grandson, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jabberwacky
I know a scamp who chortles frabjously
as in the springtime galumphing he goes.
And just to show how wacky he can be,
he makes his tongue point...

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Categories: family, funny, Grandson,
Form: Sonnet
The Soldier's Way
When my son was small he and his friends loved to play marines
A brown eyed soldier dressed up in his helmet and his jeans
I asked...

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Categories: grandson, dedication, loss, warson, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Apology
Your apology
Changed me
Opened me up
Helped me to feel
Understand the gift of you
By illuminating my understanding
Of who you are
The we-ness of us

You broke down
The walls I...

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Categories: appreciation, devotion, grandson, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ruin
It stood on the top of the hill
dominating all of its surrounds.
Its drawbridge these days lay open
spanning with ease the now dry moat.
Like a fairy...

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Categories: fantasy, grandson, imagery,
Form: Epic
THEY DON'T BITE LIKE THEY USED TO
He sat there in his fav'rite chair, a blanket 'cross his lap 
And covering his snow white hair was his old fishing cap. 
I knew...

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Categories: grandson, father, nostalgia, social, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Following the Dinosaur Trail
babysitting Ricky
he shows me books on T-Rex. . .
ancient history

years later. . . watching
Jurassic Park on TV. . . 
my two kids and I

games played...

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Categories: animals, Grandson,
Form: Haiku
December Sky
I sit, with deep contentment, by the window 
And watching the young evergreen out-shadowed
The oak tree, where love once etched on it, I sowed 

My...

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Categories: grandson, family, father, life, son,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Death by Cartoon Sponge
        "More Spongebob, Mimi"--this I hear
        a dozen times a day.
...

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Categories: grandmother, grandson,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Hero in Me
I lie and watch the clouds go by; 
the birds flying high… 
wondering if Batman and Robin, Spiderman, 
or Superman was once a kid like...

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Categories: childrenhero, Grandson,
Form: Rhyme
William Kite, Sergeant Peppers Lonely Heartclub
   ~~~Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite~~~
An all round performer was Mr William Kite
He trained and rode horses, but also walked the...

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Categories: family, Grandson,
Form: Narrative
Black History
The past
I am a black prince
Who use to rule over a kingdom 
But now my people and me are enslaved 
Force to pick the white...

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Categories: grandson, black african american, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sea Hag and the Funky Monkey
She came out of the sea at twilight
Weak and trembling, bent with age
Her hair entwined with seaweed
The pounding surf a watery stage. .

She stood awhile...

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Categories: grandson, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark, stars,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Grandchildren

grandchildren weasel into heart wrinkles

smoothing, soothing, and loving

revitalizing you

...

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Categories: grandson, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member Side by Side
On the couch they sit and draw
On matching sketching screens,
For as they grow we get to see
Such sweet domestic scenes.

From solitary play
To sibling rivalry, or...

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Categories: granddaughter, grandson,
Form: Rhyme
Silver strands
Tuppy

Silver strands silver bands and the rings on her hands,
Her hair was the colour of grey,
Eyes far away, with the thoughts of her day,
As her...

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Categories: adventure, Grandson,
Form: Ballad
My Visitor
Something catches me form the corner of my eye
No one's home but I swear someone just walked by
There stands a man just beyond the lower...

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Categories: grandson, funny, mystery, peace, me,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Unrest of Spirit
UNREST OF SPIRIT

I suffered an unrest of spirit
When informed by the local law
That I could be arrested for violation 
Of the restraining order I saw

I...

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Categories: granddaughter, grandson, peace, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ITS ALL ABOUT CATS
IT’S ALL ABOUT CATS

Cats with claws stalk,
sitting at the table.
Cats purr and walk —
ready and able.

“Meow...more milk please,”
jumping on each chair.
With wry smiles they tease.
With...

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Categories: animal, grandson,
Form: Rhyme
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: grandson, fun, funny, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Free verse