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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.

Circa October 7th 2020 papa passed away
Professed paean pronounced
and adroitly produced
upon spirit of deceased
named Boyce Brandon Harris.

First year anniversary since
cremains distributed across four winds
his soul remains alive within me.

Impressed upon mine...

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Categories: absence, death, eulogy, father

Premium Member Immortality
Oh, for a blessed hour to sleep and awaken in
your presence,
as the dusty antique grandfather clock chimes
in solemnity's hour of bereavement, to whom
I am enslaved,...

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Categories: death, 9th grade, august, bereavement,

Premium Member Missing Grandpa
The funeral had been strange
No one knew grandpa the way we did
My cousin and I rolled our eyes
Trying to be aloof and grown
We were...

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Categories: death, grandfather, pain,

Paternal grandmothers headstone Beth David Elmont Long Island
Paternal grandmother's headstone - Beth David, Elmont, Long Island

Shaindel (Sadie), variant of Shana Harris
died May 13th, 1959 exquisitely chiseled
alphanumeric characters legibly engraved
sepulchral casket entombing lovely...

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Categories: absence, america, death, fate,

Yea though I walk though the valley Psalm 23:5
"Yea thou I though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for though thou art with me;...

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

Sorrowful Event Of Life
We all know what is life!
But the thing that we don't know 
Is the sorrow caused in our life 
With the end of someone
Who is...

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Categories: death, grandfather, sad,

Premium Member DEAR GRANDPA
Dear Grandpa,

Mommy said you went to heaven…she said it’s not like going to the store…she said, once you go to heaven…we won’t be seeing you...

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Categories: death, grandfather,


his billowing pipe smoke
he laughed like santa
then went to heaven

i had just turned five

AP: Honorable Mention 2021

Posted on April 12, 2021...

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Categories: child, death, grandfather, grief,

The accordion
A breath in.
A soft sound picks me up
like an air molecule,
it carries me through your lungs,
I can hear heartbeats again,
I feel safe ...

A breath out.

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Categories: death, grandfather, love, missing,

Premium Member grandfather

in billowing pipe smoke
he laughed like santa
then went to heaven

i was five

posted on March 9, 2021...

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Categories: death, family, grandfather, memory,

Grandfather Ghost
I just inherited an old creaky and rustic mansion.
It looks as if it’s “from the house of the dead”.
As I step in the house I...

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Categories: death, farewell, grave,

A bible stand stood verily high -
these words won’t die.
Central pages of art.
Grandma’s Jesus would give me a heart.

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Sponsor: Regina McIntosh

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Categories: bible, death, grandfather, grandmother,

Mr Freeze
We were fighting over Mr Freeze pops 
whilst grandpa was being cleaned for the coffin. 

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Categories: children, death, family, grandfather,

Premium Member Sailors' New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve, nineteen eighty-one,
the effervescent pink punch that was spiked
with that damn Everclear,
we were in our first little apartment in
Arlington, Virginia,
partying with fellow shipmates...

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Categories: bereavement, death, farewell, father,

Premium Member Faith Healer
The miracle is restoring

Sometimes this means bringing back the dead,
Opening the eyes of the blind,
Restoring limbs,
and so on,
but these are just means to a Greater...

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Categories: death, addiction, allah, anger, beautiful,