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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.


an army officer in Falkland
Army officer.

His name was Jones, was not Welsh
perhaps his grandfather was
He spoke a peculiar upper-class English
sounded like a monologue directed 
at people with low intelligence.
Jones...

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, death, heart,



Premium Member Killing of the Hens


The dry, frayed ends of autumn, the garden 
charred by successive waves of night frosts, 
the heavy scent of wild grapes in the air.

Outside the...

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Categories: autumn, death,

Premium Member Dogon Mask Dancers Biggest Job
Dogon mask dancer is nervous for the first time in twenty-six years
For the newly departed is his favorite grandfather, mountain deer man.
He has not done...

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Categories: death, native american, relationship,

Premium Member A Note in the Wind - NW
A sustained note sounded from across the river
Carried on the wind, destined for my ear
At first, I felt a shiver running down my spine
I heard...

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Categories: death, grandfather, remembrance day,

Reverend Eugene Williams
When my uncle married your daughter in 1975, you became his father-in-law.
Your daughter gave birth in 1979 and that was when you became a grandpa.
You...

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Categories: birthday, death, grandfather,



Old soul
The innocence of the new and the wisdom of the old,
Grandfather was like a warm blanket in the nights of winter cold

Stories at the bedtime,...

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Categories: death, adventure, age, beautiful, birth,

The Incredible Disappearance Of Six Year Old Dennis Martin
One of the greatest coverups of Park Rangers and The FBI took place in
The Great Smokey Mountains National Park in Tennessee on June 14, 1969....

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Categories: boy, death, evil, loss,

Premium Member Gone

"I carry your heart with me(I carry it in my heart)I am never without it"

          ...

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Categories: appreciation, death, family, grandmother,

As The Sun Sets
Someday we will all meet again
After each of our sunsets.
Surely when the time comes by then
There will be no more regrets.
For only in the realms...

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Categories: death, grief, heaven, paradise,

Premium Member Hands
Show me your hands,
Where those lifelines are drawn.
Show me the skin,
From hands been worn.

Leathery soft,
warm and true.
Those hands have done,
So much for you.

I hold there...

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Categories: death, grandfather,

Heaven and the moon
Maybe the moon, high up in the sky,
Isn’t quite, what it may seem.
For I have wondered, through starry nights,
As it shines a soft yellow beam.

Maybe,...

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Categories: beautiful, death, deep, grandfather,

Premium Member New Shoes
New Shoes

"Grandpa, my shoes are too small, 
or maybe my feet or too big?"

"You are going to be ten foot tall, 
if you don't stop...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, absence, chocolate, cinderella, grandchild,

Be Like John Wayne
Written April 14, 2017


It's easy to fall in love
Even easier to break apart
I've been trying for six long years
To mend this broken heart

You used to...

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Categories: death, family, grandfather, grief,

Lerato Gave Me Love
Thank you, Old Lerato, for your love
To myself, an insignificant boy.
You empowered me with the love you gave
For love builds and doesn't destroy.
I remember how...

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© abel jae  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: best friend, boy, death

Premium Member Desolations Midnight Snow
It falls softly as it tumbles...
Down from the sky darkly...
Deep in the heart of midnight.

Not a deity stirs at this moment out of time.
As young...

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Categories: death, absence, abuse, addiction, allegory,