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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
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: grandson, angel, baby, death, deep, pain, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Used To
I used to dream of marrying one day
a princely man! My soul mate he would be.
I dreamed of visiting lands far away.
That dream I lived!...

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Categories: grandson, childhood, happiness,
Form: Sonnet
Peircing Silence, Screaming Thoughts...
Here in my room,
I lay in my bed,
With every thought of you,
Intruding my head,
Like snapshots in my brain,
Of the last thing you said,

My gut is...

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Categories: grandson, lost love, love, sympathy,
Form: Free verse



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: grandson, adventure, crazy, cute love, fun, garden,
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
Premium Member Brody
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: grandson, 2nd grade, books, boy, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member THE RED WHEELBARROW
How I loved spending a week of the summer holidays with my grandparents. Gramps would come and pick me up in his old pick- up...

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Categories: grandson, childhood, garden, grandparents, memory,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member A British Soldier in Zululand
A British Soldier in Zululand            
copyright 2018 by jon gutmacher

So, he woke up in...

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Categories: grandson, africa, courage, england, history, march, war,
Form: 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, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Move the Clouds,A Reason for Rainbows


      ~~Move the Clouds~
      (A Reason for Rainbows)

When you left, you took my heart!
It was...

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Categories: grandson, depression, engagement,
Form: Free verse
See You
You were so tired
You couldn’t wait to go lay down
Mom was standing in the kitchen
I was outside locking things up
As you went through the back...

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Categories: grandson, angst, cry, dad, death, dedication, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Fallen Brother
White marble stones
Stand proud in the sun
To remember my colleagues
The heroic fallen ones
 
Many a battle
Many a campaign
Some did return
For some never the same
 
On...

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Categories: grandson, angst, brother, history, loss, soldier, son,
Form: Rhyme
A WISH
"I Wish"

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

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Categories: grandson, baby, body, cry, daughter, death, feelings,
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, beautiful, war,
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
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, old, dad,
Form: Rhyme
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
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, time, words,
Form: Terza Rima
Daddy's Song
Time has passed by so quickly
You’ve been gone 2 yrs today
I never knew something could hurt so much
The wound from losing you hasn’t even begun...

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Categories: grandson, absence, anniversary, dad, dedication, family, father
Form: Lyric