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Best Son Poems

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


Premium Member As Flowers Crumble Collaboration with Silent One
Lullabies through tear filled eyes
It's truly, love at first sight
The bond is forged and galvanized
To hold forever tight

Each time you needed a hand
She always had...

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Categories: love, mother son,



Premium Member -Unlatched-
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So young, I was, and so naive
There was no doubt, I did believe
this babe who's latched inside my womb
with ties we had,... would always be

Latched...

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Categories: childhood, family, mother, son,

Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mother, mother son,

Premium Member More Worse When I Cry
Teacher said my decisions needed consequences.
I have to write a million gazillion sorry sentences.
Billy was stupid to tease me, call my family poor.
I had to...

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Categories: son, abuse, childhood, emotions, father,

Premium Member Between the words of my father
I tried my best 
To live between your cruel words
Yet there was no room
I felt less
Smaller than small
So why didn't I fit?

I wonder
Now that you...

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Categories: farewell, father son,

Premium Member Midsummer Breeze
Midsummer Breeze 

How may I extol a midsummer breeze?
As soft as rose petals in cooling wind
That flutters leaves upon the verdant trees,
And endeavors to make...

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Categories: flower, heartbreak, son, summer,

Premium Member Submerged in Shallow Streams
Shimmering silhouettes haunt.

Shadow stands still, 
observing his soul drift towards 
the tree of melancholy.

Its morbid image stands silent,
but screams inside the mind.

I could write a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, father son,

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: son, i love you, love,

On My Mother Passing

ON MY MOTHER’S 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: son, cheer up, mother, mother

Premium Member YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE
You are the light of my world my precious son 
filled my days with happiness and fun. 
Always smiling, never blue 
how quickly you grew....

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Categories: dedication, son,

Soldier
I saw a burial with a bugler playing taps;
I turned to my father, “what happened?” I asked.
He clutched my hand and with a quiver in...

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© Ed Coet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: son, death, father, inspirational, loss,

Premium Member Judge Not
The congregation eyed him skeptically
     Long hair, a beard and sandals on his feet
Beyond his exterior they’d not see
  ...

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Categories: faith, son, spiritual,

The Game, Playing the Game
'I want you to use all your powers and your skills
I don’t want his mother to see him like this
Look, look how they massacred my...

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Categories: loss, son,

Premium Member I Forgive You
     You lost my life.
     Sharp as a knife...
     You lost a lot of things.
     Your memory in my heart
   ...

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Categories: abuse, father, father son,

Premium Member Sunday Morning
Sunday Morning
I try not to wake him, though he stirs slightly
As I crawl out from the warmth of the covers.
I'm tempted to change my mind,...

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Categories: son, child, children, family, morning,

Premium Member My Parting Gifts

                 My Parting Gifts…

Goodbye my son, my only king.
You...

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Categories: father son, goodbye, hope,

Wise Men Still Seek Him Today
W-hen the fullness of time had come, Jesus was born behind an Inn in a cave-like stable.
I-n the Inn there was no room for the...

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Categories: son, holiday, hope, inspirational, lovechristmas,

Baseball Card
And there you were - 
blue cap and jersey, white pants
bat held high above the shoulder
cocked and ready to swat one out
in that perfect stance...

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Categories: baseball, son,

Security Blanket
Security Blanket 

No chance of rain tonight,
No bogeyman, when I turn off the lights.
A phrase I found and adore with the warmth of your security.
You...

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Categories: baby, daughter, son, sweet,

Premium Member Your Time To Shine
What will you do when it’s your time to shine?
Do you have all your words written down in your mind?
Have you planned for the day...

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Categories: day, god, inspirational, son,

From a Hospital Bed
 FROM A HOSPITAL BED
Wordancer

Even if I’m dizzy with an aching head, 
I must not disturb the others in the beds
In this hospital ward where...

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Categories: son, childhood, depression, family, children,

Premium Member Missing My Little Boys
My babies have all gone,
They've grown and left the nest,
Spreading out their wings to fly,
Upon life's thrilling quest.

The years flew by so quickly.
Babies turned into...

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Categories: love, nostalgia, son, boy,

Premium Member Out of the Park
It wasn't because he brought her flowers....
 It wasn't because he wined and dined her....
   She loved him because he spent hours on...

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Categories: father, son,

Angels Above
Angels Above
A. W. Nutter

At fifteen, I was to young to become a father
At fourteen, she didn’t need to be a mother
We were old enough to...

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Categories: anniversary, childhood, death, faithson,

Guardian Angels
Goodnight my dear boy and what's that you say?
You want me to chase the bad monsters away?
Well, I'll tell you a tale that may just...

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Categories: fantasy, love, son,