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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 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 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
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,
Form: Elegy
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Verse

Premium Member As June's Sun Sets

In the middle of June when the fireflies swoon,
          And the warmth of the sun lingers...

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Categories: parents, appreciation, beauty, childhood, insect,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Bird is a Wonder
  A bird is a wonder
    flying in the air
    hopping on the ground

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Categories: bird, care, flying, parents,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Light Verse
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,
Form: Pantoum
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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member HEARTBROKEN

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,
Form: Haibun
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
Delusional reality check
Delusional reality check

Do you feel it?
I know you do,

you know the feeling,
that nagging feeling

deep down inside,
inside your soul,
your psyche,

the part of you,
that even you don't...

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Categories: parents, anxiety, children, happiness, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Mother's Love
As a child, I stared at her
She was my world
And she was beautiful
Inside and out
She smiled like the stars
Shimmering and sparkling
Radiating kindness
Her spirit was like...

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Categories: parents, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dad is coming home tonight
Our  house is abuzz
With Me, Bella and Jess 
And Mummy is all delight
“Dad’s coming home tonight! “

The Cake has been made
The table has been...

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Categories: parents, 10th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Rhyme

Oh, that special Christmas, unlike the ones today.
When little girls wore such beautiful clothes.
Decades before jeans and running shoes.
Curled hair, pretty bows and we had...

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Categories: christmas, feelings, memory, parents,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Marsiya
You are a princess in my heart,
and I care for you so much.
I love the fondness in your eyes,
 and your tender little touch.

I looked...

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© Mike Quinn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: parents, child, dad, daughter, father
Form: Chant Royal
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,
Form: Epic
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,
Form: Lyric
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,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Acrostic