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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.


The Guardian by M. L. Kiser
He pours through my soul, like silky hot chocolate; I dream of loving smiles and a golden heart.  A guardian spirit whose voice I’ve...

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Categories: appreciation, family, grandparents, inspirational,

Settling Old Grudges, Part III by David Welch
...They sent a copy of an old tin-type,
a picture of Milton and his bride,
one look at it and I knew the whole truth,
Small Doe in...

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Categories: community, conflict, family, father



Settling Old Grudges, Part I by David Welch
This house belonged to grandfather Rudolph,
though its history goes much further back,
all the way to the eighteen seventies,
when to this vast land Herbert Blake did...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, family, father

The Trapper and The Brave, Part III by David Welch
...Bill passed on back in sixty-nine,
and I buried him on that same hill,
next to his friend Timlin Rivers,
beneath northern lights and the night’s chill.

And I...

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Categories: adventure, family, friendship, grandfather,

The Trapper and The Brave, Part II by David Welch
He shrugged and said,”If you’ve no home
I guess you could stay for a while.
But you will have to learn the traps,
and that means many cold...

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Categories: adventure, family, friendship, grandfather,

The Trapper and The Brave, Part I by David Welch
It was back in nineteen-nineteen
when Timlin Rivers checked his traps,
by one he found just a weasel skin,
did not know what to make of that.

Why would...

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Categories: adventure, family, friendship, grandfather,

Holbert by Jimmy Coker
Holbert 

Brogans and overalls by Lee;
Making cotton baskets ‘neath a white oak tree.
A grandfather I never really knew 
that smoked Prince Albert; it was tried...

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Categories: america, beautiful, character, family,

RIP Grandmother by Matt Forshay
She looks so frail and fragile.
Really she’s barely alive.
Ninety six years old and she still gives death a battle.
It makes me admire her never ending...

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Categories: anxiety, death, deep, family,

Something New by Wendy M
If I knew that going to my aunt's place
Would end up with me on a wild goose chase 
On a hunt for that prized necklace
She...

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Categories: cheer up, family, humor,

Devin's First Deer, Part II by David Welch
...A gentle squeeze back on the trigger
and the slug shot straight out for its target,
the buck jerked hard, then he bolted away,
for a second Devin...

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Categories: adventure, autumn, family, farm,

Devin's First Deer, Part I by David Welch
Devin crunched slowly through the frosted grass
as he made his way down his grandpa’s field,
it was the morning after Thanksgiving
with a chill that was bracing...

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Categories: adventure, autumn, family, farm,

Premium MemberNEVER FAR FROM HOME by Vickie Thayer
You Shall Find...

My Spirit...

Flying On...

The Wings Of...

A Beautiful Dove...

It Has Found Me...

In This Life...

Many Times...

I Shall...

Ride With Him...

Alone...

But Loved...

My Spirit...

Climbs With Him...

Towards The Heavens...

Beyond...

Earth's Clouds...

Moon...

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Categories: death, family, goodbye, grandfather,

Premium Member- Family Search - by Sunshine Smile
After the war in Norway
May 8, 1945
Many lost and great poverty,
the whole country looked like battlefield
My grandfather's father
left wife and children
And traveled to America

Find happiness...

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Categories: america, family, war,

Immigration by Rico Leffanta
Immigration history
Reveals a USA flaw:
Trump's grandfather and mother
Were 1-step ahead of the law.

Lacking moral character
They plundered all they could
Baby Donny quickly learned
Bilking government is good

Trump's...

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Categories: betrayal, corruption, culture, family,

Premium MemberMy grandfather's rose bush by John Castellenas
     Grandfather's rose bushes


My grandfather loved his roses. He would care for them and ensure they survived the Winter. He was...

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Categories: england, family, grandfather, tribute,

Premium MemberHeirlooms by Susan Gentry
Heirloom events are often solemn occasions
Weddings, high school or college graduations
Grandfathers take sons or grandsons aside
To bequeath his pocket watch with pride

Slowly he'll raise the...

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Categories: family, father son, grandfather,

Premium MemberEaster 2018 by Eve Roper
An early rise before the sunrise, brief 
prayer relief to fill a slow cooker with corn beef, 
carrots, potatoes and cabbage. 
Proud of myself I...

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Categories: easter, family,

Premium MemberGrandchildren Feeling by Caren Krutsinger
Excitement oozes

Out of my soul and Grand- heart

Grandchildren are here...

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Categories: family, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather,

Grandpa's Kids by curtis johnson
She was eight, her brother was ten, and I was only 59. That year, 2009, we were together all the time. I taxied them both...

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Categories: children, family, grandfather,

The Forest by Rebecca Frank
As I entered the forest 
My feet gained an uncanny rhythm
Crunching below the surface of a hundred years
The snow intermittently tracing the way

It was a...

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Categories: appreciation, deep, devotion, family,