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Family Poems | Poems About Families and Relatives

Family Poems. Above are examples of beautiful Poems about families, relatives, and the bonds they share. This list of family poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. When the husband, wife, kids and other family members make an effort to notice and acknowledge each other's good qualities, the family unit flourishes. However, families can also experience severe problems which often leads to a poet expressing emotions about these strained relationships. Still, you may be able to relate to these beautiful poems about families and relatives whether you have a traditional, extended, or stepfamily. Read all types of family poems and share these poems with the ones you love.

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Premium Member Agape Love
There are many kinds of love Love for family and...Read More
Categories: family, heart, life, love,
Form: Free verse



Words From An Egocentric Bighead
My wife said: You are the epitome of charisma, Ray. I said: Yep, but they said that about Hitler, darli g. She said: Yes, but not his eyes, they were evil. Yours', despite your bravado, are so very...Read More
Categories: family,
Form: Prose
Premium Member TEN TALES of remembrance
Liza B of Yorkshire stock a tinsmith'a wife her face bears travails of life Lily B orphaned in a sad manner commissioned 'neath the army's banner Violet O born in the great war father Ernest...Read More
Categories: family, nostalgia,
Form: Verse
Premium Member One More Rosey Trip
I'm off on the beaten path with Little Rosey in my grasp There's palm fronds like a giant clock, twenty hands instead of two And there's the honeysuckle bush that suddenly broke through the gap in my neighbor's greenhouse "Bonnie!" she insists "Bonnie...Read More
Categories: family, child, childhood, cute love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A pet Minichu
Animal rescue case Juvenile dog, transported by crate, Irish hound Stressed out face! Sickly, black stray Timorous lurcher, England bound Fresh day Eyes glint Once lost, now found Flint! Animal rescue case Timorous lurcher, England bound Flint! April 2021 Minichu-Pet Total12 lines (4 stanzas of 3 lines each) Rhyme...Read More
Categories: blessing, dog, emotions, family,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member We Barely Speak Now
We are identical twins believing in none of the same things as alike as a tennis shoe is to a tyrannosaurus rex’s jawbone We used to play and laugh We had a silent laugh that creeped out the rest...Read More
Categories: 5th grade, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Identical Twins
Identical twins have a mystical language no one else knows. They can catch each other’s eyes and laugh forever. One is dependent, wants to dress alike until they are a hundred. Her twin is the boss, and does...Read More
Categories: family,
Form: Rhyme
Delhi
19 million people, waking up in the morning, going about their lives, from one corner to another, jumping on one route and reaching another. Delhi, you beautiful beautiful city, I hear you carry, within, a soul so...Read More
Categories: city, color, family, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member angels of america
parents' tears won't end in this life.....for their angels of america...Read More
Categories: family, america, angel, bereavement, children,
Form: Monoku
Grand-Son-In-Law
GRANDSON-IN-LAW This wish is filled with lots of fun For my grandson-in-law Andrew He will turn 37 in the year of 2021 And will carry a few memories too He married my granddaughter Becoming my grandson-in-law He is a loving husband...Read More
Categories: birthday, family, grandmother, grandson,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Happy Birthday, Dad
Categories: dad, family,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Able and Cannot
They say, in the end, that family will always be there. I have learned that this is a lie... If for Any reason you are NOT ABLE, Then FOREVER you cannot. They say that family is unbreakable, If you ever...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Unholy Pew
A.I.’s coming my brothers and sisters. In fact it’s so already here So sit back and enjoy the ride while you can. Without trepidation or fear. Governmental mistrust, it divides us Religion caused, terror is rife The purest religions are those...Read More
Categories: children, death, evil, family,
Form: Rhyme
Summers of '80
I remember: Our red dodge with a hood Where we would camp in back With a box of cereal - Cheerios My little arm all the way'n Eating little round o's With small chubby fingers The truck reminiscent of my childhood in...Read More
Categories: childhood, family,
Form: Prose Poetry
Silent through covenant
Strength special moment No longer chained Honored by name Passionate depth transpiring True love worth admiring Protected and respected Jesus indeed resurrected Release his doves He will grace you love As you persevere and reach Be mindful of your speech Appreciate your journey Fear no...Read More
Categories: family, beautiful, caregiving, change, courage,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Family Poems

Definition | What is Family in Poetry?