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Best Parents Poems

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

Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: parents, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: parents, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.


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Categories: parents, autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: parents, anti bullying, courage, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Revelation in the Rain
She briskly walks in January’s rain,
which drums the endless rhythm of her pain,
pulling closer round her shoulder in the downpour
the leather jacket he so often...

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Categories: parents, lost love,
Form: Couplet

Trees wear a gown of bright emerald green
Where birds are nesting in branches up high
Parents shield fledglings so they can’t be seen
Until they can spread...

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Categories: parents, beauty, daffodils, humor, nature, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member O' Middle Child
O' middle child, dear son of mine, you have always let the others shine
All through the years, you have stood behind
---I want to say, I've...

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Categories: parents, i love you, love, son,
Form: Free verse
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: parents, imagination, day, Grandson,
Form: Personification
On My Mother Passing


i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: parents, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative

My dear Father God above the heavens high
ever loving and ever faithful in loving me
even though, I am...

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Categories: parents, christian, conflict, confusion, faith, feelings, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Her Son Nathaniel
She is searching for the son taken  from her arms 
 simply because she was believed to be a child herself.
She was unable to...

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Categories: parents, baby, cute, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In The Name Of Dove -With Ram R V


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Categories: parents, appreciation, bird, , cute,
Form: Shape
Premium Member When I hold your hand
When I hold your hand, happily you trek along 
Because you trust me to know where I'm going.
Listening to my stories, you hold my sight...

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Categories: care, children, parents,
Form: Verse
Invisible Colors

About our first parents,
here’s something beautiful to know
Adam was created perfect,
and from out of him, Eve followed
God said to His Son:
You and I, We are...

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Categories: parents, love, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse

Don’t look at me 
As though I am an alien or a stranger,
Don’t let the dagger of antipathy 
Fly out of your eyes.

I am...

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Categories: parents, immigration, love, peace, prejudice, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letting Go
Their lives begin, that special day
Your hardest job, is on the way.
Walking and pacing, all night long
Knowing that one day, they’ll be strong.

Watching them crawl,...

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Categories: family, life, teen, timeparents, parents, high
Form: Rhyme
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: parents, absence, angst, cry, dad, death, depression,
Form: Elegy
I paint your beauty in my heart and mind  
in swirling strokes of wind squalls and light;
the youthful lift of limbs of early spring,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, love, mother daughter, parents,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: parents, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member - The Demons Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror -
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: parents, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse
Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse
are painted on walls of green.
A maple crib stands in the corner.
It's a picture perfect scene.

There is only one thing...

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Categories: parents, baby, death, grief, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Jack and Jill went up the hill
With thoughts of making love
Jack hadn’t got a condom 
So cut a finger off Jill’s glove
The glove was far...

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Categories: parents, humorous, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eyes
Father’s of sky blue
mother’s of deep hazel brown
a blend of the two
sunlight on dew in meadow
or moss clinging to the stone

© Harry J Horsman 2016

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Categories: parents,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member I Confess, I Am Guilty
My parents said I could not keep the black, stray cat.
They explained our canary would not survive that.

Parents out, a sitter, and my four-year-old mind

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Categories: parents, animal, childhood, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Middle Line

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Categories: parents, religion,
Form: Acrostic