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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.

A Note In The Wind - NW

Together we stayed,
He took me in,
He embraced me,
A son of his troubled daughter,
She was saddled with life's changing faces,
She was cocooned by its tempest,
Cloaked into...

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Categories: family, grandfather, tribute,

Family History
I suppose everybody, at a certain age,
Wishes they talked to parents more,
Wished they learnt a few details of
The many generations  gone before.
Oh I traced...

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Categories: family, grandfather, memory, nostalgia,

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,

Family Feud

I was eight when she first talked about her mother,
Thought she was raised and bred by only her father.
I had known her father since...

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Categories: family, grandfather, grandmother, mother,

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: family, 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,

Premium Member Cake Mix
Cake Mix

On the way home, 
I stopped at the store. 
I bought a cake mix, 
yellow, as they were out of 
chocolate and white. 


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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, angel, appreciation, i love

an important man
Lisa’s dad has a visitor from out of town - a “very important man.” He came early. He was dressed casually, in slacks, and a...

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Categories: business, family, feelings, grandfather,

Premium Member Whispers of Love
He placed a strong arm
Around my small form
Carrying me to the darkness
The dreaded, musty 
Cellar, where canning jars
Lined the clammy shelves
And I felt the caress

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Categories: drink, family, grandfather, grandmother,

Premium Member Story Teller
We spent the day at Grandpa’s house.
At bedtime, as we would often do,
By the fireplace we did rendezvous
While Grandpa stoked his corncob pipe.

When he leaned...

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Categories: children, family, grandfather, house,

Premium Member BOOKENDS
As I knew no living grandparents, 
I’ve been a grandson to none.
But I have been a son, a god son, 
a younger brother, an older...

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Categories: allegory, family,

A Monster Came to my House
Once upon a time 
a monster came to my house!

He climbed up my stairs, and 
opened my door!

He sat down in one of my chairs,

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Categories: children, family, grandchild, grandfather,

Premium Member The Antique Mirror
-The old antique mirror
 Hung upon the bedroom wall
 It belong to my Grandma
 A wedding present from an in-law

 A well-loved and treasured gift

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Categories: family, grandfather, grandmother, memory,

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

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,