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Grandfather Death Poems

These Grandfather Death poems are examples of Death poems about Grandfather. These are the best examples of Death Grandfather poems written by international poets.


With You Grandfather
I sat alone beside you while you slept
beneath the crisp white sheets- and bleeping machines
I held your hand, I knew you were leaving.

I sat alone...

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Categories: death, eulogy, grandfather, heaven,



Premium Member Shadow Lights
Shadow Lights

Have you ever noticed? 
When you sit your hands upon the keys. 
If you close your eyes, 
just right...
not too tight, no peeking, but...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, dance, grandfather, grandmother,

A prayer of thanks
You held me as a child within the safety of your arms,
while my father slept unsoundly below the blood soaked earth,
you taught me words unfamiliar...

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Categories: death, dedication, grandfather, heaven,

Premium Member Call Your Mother
Call Your Mother

Pick up the phone...
do it now. 
If you can.
Later if you must, 
I trust that you, 
know the difference. 

She never put you...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, abuse, confidence, earth, encouraging,

Premium Member The Perfect Christmas Gift
The Perfect Christmas Gift

In a small bag, 
made of paper, 
the color of gold, 
old not new...
The handwritten letters, 
of a handful of kids, 
left...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, childhood, christmas, drink,



Premium Member New Stomps
New Stomps
 
Today I have again, 
been told the value of my worth. 

Limitless...
or at least the value of 
new socks and shoes, 
by a...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, grandfather, heaven, hero,

Premium Member The Names of Angels
The Names of Angels

Caren, 
Sharon, 
Joy, 
Mary and Lee...
Do not fear, 
the names here, 
and you will see.

There are more, 
there are others, 
you know...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, caregiving, community, friendship, grandfather,

Goodbye
You were the epitome of strength and solidity
The whole world you brightened, not just mine
Your stories were told with unmatched lucidity
Though the laughter and fear...

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© s. grace  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, cry, death, grandfather,

Premium Member Goodbye
Goodbye

I waved as you left the drive. 
I heard your sweet voice… 
ever cheerful.

Hours passed. 
I did the dishes. 
I cleaned up. 
I got ready...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, daughter, family, farewell,

Premium Member Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Pie

Warm fresh, aromatic…
nutmeg, cinnamon, clove(s)…ssss…. 

Butter crust, 
hand mixed, 
hand rolled,
by a 100 year old pin. 
Loved on,
by the cook. 

Flakes of heaven, 
peeled...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, childhood, christmas, grandfather, grandmother,

Too Late
Thinking of her day and night,
wrinkled, withering, hair turning white.

Wish I had time to write her a letter,
naw, she's alright, she always gets better.

I finally...

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Categories: bereavement, death of a

Premium Member Last Year's Nest Included Grandma


Last year’s nest was cozy and warm with quilts and Grandma’s smile.
Grandma is gone now. Grandpa’s spirit has left.  His soul has disappeared.
His new...

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Categories: death, grandfather, grandmother,

Premium Member Lawn Mower Facts
Lawn Mower Facts

Briggs and Stratton is number one, 
Grandpa use to say…
They will last until the cows come home.
Then he dreamed a bit…

The Deere, Oh...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, blessing, butterfly, chocolate, devotion,

Premium Member The Gun
The Gun

On the wall above the fire place, 
Grandpa’s rifle still sits. 
I take it down now and then to clean, 
but put it back...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, allah, america, encouraging, granddaughter,

Premium Member The Making of Cookies
The Making of Cookies

The lost art of putting, 
flower, sugar, vanilla,
and cream together.
More than small cakes, 
a distance…
far past “home made”, 
to the sheer land...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, chocolate, christian, christmas,

Rendered self lame courtesy obsessive compulsive behavior
Handy dandy blues clues plain
all purpose favorite refrain
i.e. "impossible mission"
courtesy complimentary doppelganger
G.I. ("Government Issue", "General Issue",

or "Ground Infantry") Jane
in tandem with Alyson Chain
comes to the...

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Categories: death, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Go Football
Go Football!

Hope is undefeated.
Faith is the cheering section
Joy is playing together.
God is everything.
Jesus is Savior, also Our Quarterback.
The Mighty Holy Spirit with us even now....

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, cute love, dad, encouraging,

Premium Member Grandpa
Grandpa

Father of the age, know'er of everything, 
I need to know before the age of six… 
Including all about God. (and teaching me to pray)

Thank...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, christian, cinderella, father, goodbye,

Premium Member My Guy
My Guy

Yes, my guy.
Like the song in my heart, that repeats, 
when I listen ever so closely to things that matter.

Puts me first, when I...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, dad, freedom, god,

1673 Newport Murder Trial
1673 Newport Murder Trial

One of my great grandfathers in my family tree
Was accused of murder in 1673.

His name was Thomas Cornell 
And they said he...

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© Dave Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, death, funeral, grandfather,