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Grandmother Family Poems

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


Premium Member The Prancing Family
We called them the Prancing Family.
They pranced around their old Grandmother
Worrying about making her mad
How she could have been any madder, we never knew.

When grandma...

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Categories: family, 10th grade, 11th grade,



Premium Member Walking with Grandma
In silent gait you held firm my hand as we walked home from evening prayer,          ...

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Categories: family, grandmother,

Premium Member VINTAGE CHARM


Across my bed
I drape
a vintage
handmade quilt
sewn with precision
and loving care
it keeps me warm
it keeps me safe
as if
still in the arms
of my grand-mother
as if
she were still...

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Categories: family, grandmother, longing, lost

Premium Member SARAH JANE - FV
I am named after my grandmother.
Christened Sarah Jane, she was known as Jeanie.
That is often the way where I come from,
that deviation from the written...

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Categories: family, grandmother, mother,

Grandma Mary's Unconditional Love-FV
Everyone needs someone through whose eyes he/she can do no wrong,              ...

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Categories: family, grandmother, grandparents, love,

Premium Member My Catholic Name

Call me small, petite, skinny and/or tiny as these names have aired 
during my life on repeat.  I wonder if my size is just...

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Categories: character, family, fate, grandparents,

The Power of Water
“Don’t turn your back on the water...” my grandmother told me as I
skimmed stones across the tiny ripples of rock pools. 
Small scaly creatures and...

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Categories: family,

My Grandaughters Eyes
I see in my granddaughter's eyes
The joy of childhood
Her innocence 
Her wonder
The laughter
The love of all she has found

I hope she sees in my eyes
My...

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Categories: family, love,

Premium Member IRONIC


When I lost my grand-mother
I lost my perfect little nest
My main source of attention

So ironic
Being the eldest
In a family of six

Now the little ones
Were getting...

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Categories: caregiving, family, grandmother, growing

Premium Member Life Lines
Life Lines

When I look at Grandma’s face
there’s a great deal I can see.
Every furrow shows a trace
of her family’s history.

There’s a line for every struggle
every...

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Categories: age, beauty, family, grandmother,

Happy Birthday Grandma
Happy Birthday Grandma, we are celebrating another year
You may not know it’s your birthday, but we do and we cheer
We get to spend some more...

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Categories: emotions, family, feelings, grandmother,

Premium Member Painting a Past 1983
Tonight, my grandmother composes the meal.
As the stew mists, she is like a wife-talking and
dancing with the dinner as an old friend and advisor.

She courts...

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Categories: 8th grade, family, food,

Missing Kristen
Missing Kristen

Bright blue eyes that sparkle;
And gentle chestnut curls.
She dances through my heart strings;
My skinny baby girl.

So proud to be her Grandma;
Even though I'm kind...

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Categories: family, absence, grandchild, granddaughter, grandmother,

Death's Destiny Of Doom

Depriving me of the guidance I needed to grow up,               ...

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Categories: christian, death, family,

The Trapper and The Brave, Part II
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,

Premium Member MAKING GRANDMA HAPPY
After we’d finished dinner at Grandma’s table one night
she looked about to cry
but a smile slowly crossed her face as a tear dropped from her...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, grandmother, love,

Gone
She was here
And then she wasn't
But it wasn't until she left
That it hit

The emptiness
Filling
Consuming
Everything
With her absence

But it would be selfish
To whisk her back here
To send...

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Categories: absence, cancer, family, grandmother,

Premium Member Kid's Table
Laying my head back, eyes closing,
reminiscing, the years falling away into decades ago
to the 1950s at my grandparent's grand home
for Christmas.

It was a gracious dining...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, cousin, family, friend,

A Tweak From Grandma
An old fountain pen; restored to its former glory.

Parchment awaits its clothing of poetry; my grandmothers words appear; not mine.

Another ancestral visit; she’s tweaking me....

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Categories: appreciation, family, grandmother, grandparents,

Premium Member CAPTURE A MEMORY
She often wondered why her grandma stopped so often on their walks
stopped…
looked all around…
then smiled
Why her face would suddenly brighten 
with the innocence of a...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, grandmother, memory,