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Grandfather Family Poems

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


On Borrowing a Memory
For Elmer N. Koski 1901-1941

Grandfather, 
Might a memory be borrowed
Like perfume from another?

If so, may I borrow your sister's
Of a long ago summer when you...

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Categories: family, grandfather, memory,



A World Meant to Grow
My great-grandfather was a farmer,
He yielded crops by the harvest moon
When spring came to bloom 
He had a son, 
My grandfather was a military-man
He disappeared...

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Categories: change, culture, environment, family,

Wings
she is scrubbing the very skin off my back 
I think to myself as I brace my hands
against the sides of the pot belly tub

my...

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Categories: angel, family, memory, mother,

family ties
around the clock 
busy loading up the dock 
the usual 9-5
except in your life
it's more like all day and night

fast forward to jersey city
commuting through...

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Categories: family, 12th grade, america, anxiety,

Premium Member Doodlebug
skilled you are your smile makes subtle demands
a potent weapon are those soft brown eyes
you arrived with your birthday threads in hand
that laughter such a...

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© Ricky Muse  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, grandchild, grandfather,



Premium Member The Twig - BOTH Audio and Text
This was my grandfather’s favorite saying, and I heartily concur -

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Categories: family, children, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather,

Premium Member Worth the Wait - BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
This piece was inspired by a true story about a man who searched for several years to find, and buy back, a very particular car...

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Categories: family, inspirational, uplifting,

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,

Premium Member On Fam'ly Traditions - 1st third
The one time before they had brought me along - to this cabin - to fish on this lake...this primitive structure that Leo - Dad's...

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Categories: family, together,

Premium Member Colorado Cowboy Saga
Colorado Cowboy Saga

Grandad became a cowboy,
 Though born in the mountains of Tennessee,
His family moved to Colorado –
 Just when he turned three;
Fleeing from the...

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Categories: family, grandfather,

Premium Member Letter To Grandpa Ralph
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Categories: christian, family, grandfather, history,

Premium Member THE GOOD OLD DAYS
I remember sitting on my grand dad’s knee,
when he told me about the good old days.

How he courted my grandmother with glee,
He fell in love...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, grandfather, nostalgia,

Mr Freeze
We were fighting over Mr Freeze pops 
whilst grandpa was being cleaned for the coffin. 
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© Si iq   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, death, family, grandfather,

Premium Member There For Me
Looking back, one thing comes clean-glass clear
you were always there for me subduing every fear.

I tried to do my duty, be a husband strong and...

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Categories: family, 12th grade, character, hope,

Premium Member Gramps
GRAMPS

Gramps is really very old,
At least that’s what he said.
There’s hair all on his cheeks and chin,
But not much on his head.

“But thing’s aren’t what...

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© Tim Riding  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, 4th grade, 5th grade,