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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 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,

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,

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: parents, child, love, mother daughter,

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,

Premium Member Mysterious Child
Entirely made of us, yet somehow not
a part of us, how can you even be?
Why can’t we feel your thoughts and dreams, and what
are you...

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Categories: parents, beautiful, child, love, mother,

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,

Potter's Wheel
Thousands of gentle caresses, soft touch, 
From the potter’s hands to properly guide
Tenuously stretching sides he might crush, 
If too much pressure his fingers provide....

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Categories: art, children, parents,


Since I was a tiny baby I was brought up by my grandparents and had a very happy childhood. I knew that they...

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Categories: parents, death, grave, grief, heartbreak,

Our parents chose to join a cult

Nobody asked us

We went along with what they chose

Too small to make a fuss

Indoctrinated,we believed

This life was the norm,


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Categories: people, social, parents, parents,

Premium Member Summer Camp Souvenirs
When I got home from camp today,
My parents almost died.
They asked me how I got this way,
And here's what I replied:

"This little cast from heel...

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Categories: childhood, humorous, parents, vacation,

This pill
  There has to be another way
      cause I fear staying will only break me quicker

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Categories: life, me, parents, me,

from my prayers
Dear beloved
I close my eyes and whisper to the breeze
That wherever you are, you be in so much ease
And that eternal joy, and a good...

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© white sage  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, caregiving, family, parents,

Premium Member Think twice - Celine Dion tribute
Think twice this world can be such a wicked place my sweet child.
It's all coming back to me now, the memories we shared.
Goodbyes the saddest...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, love, parents,

Premium Member My Most Memorable Memorial Day
On that day many years ago, we took the kids on a trip

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Categories: parents, america, appreciation, children, memorial

Premium Member Say goodbye to Mom
Holding head down he simmers in anguish
Scribbling restless shapes in red crayon
Concealing bitterness of a child forlorn.

At a tender young age he knows of divorce

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Categories: angst, child, divorce, parents,

Coach Dad--Collaboration with Tim Smith
Coach Dad

It is a magic time when a child ventures
Into the world, spreading wings,
Beginning the oft painful process
of moving from the nest to the sky.


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Categories: parents, baseball, children, growing up,

I'm my Daddy Made Over
Dedicated to my Dad Jerry W. Niday 3/20/1952 - 6/18/2013

I am who I am because of him
He’s the reason for my son’s name
He gave me...

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Categories: parents, absence, angst, cancer, change,

We Lost More Than a Dad
We lost more than just a Dad that day
We lost half of how we came to be
We lost we four girls first love
We lost our...

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Categories: parents, absence, angst, best friend,

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: parents, angst, cry, dad, death,

Daddy's Little Princess
“Apple of his eyes, yes that’s me. Can’t you see?"
Name brand bags
Toys galore
Outfits like crazy ONLY Hanna Montanna got more.

Check out the pony he brought...

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Categories: children, daughter, children, parents,

Seed Of Friendship-A dedication
L-iving in a world of vast 
souls formed from 
another voided world,
E-ntering thru portals 
from their world to earth.
O-ozing spetacular smell 
and wail when the...

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Categories: parents, addiction, angel, care, change,

Premium Member BiPartisan Dissonance
When oppositional cognitive dissonance deflects focus,
it tends to go back to when I deflected focus from her.
She sends me passive-aggressive messages,
bread crumbs leading back in...

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Categories: conflict, math, parents, political,

Premium Member Simple Poverty
Simple Poverty

I think that I was maybe three
When memories started following me
They called us poor and, I guess, we were -
These things will tell if...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: parents, childhood, family, growing up,

My abiding memory of 2015 is of events that are so sad
With my father’s death, it’s the worst year I’ve ever had

It has been the...

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Categories: parents, christmas, giving, humorous, memory,

Premium Member Mummay Mummay
      Mummay  Mummay

Tucked up in bed so nice and neat
A little girl so very sweet
But all is not quite...

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Categories: child, parents, relationship,