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Granddaughter Poems

Granddaughter Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about granddaughters. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for granddaughter.

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Birth
I was there
when you were born
hand holding
tear drying
urging her on
I was there
for your first tooth
your first steps
wobbly at first
your first day at school
your purple jumper
that you hated
I was there
with your teenage angst
except it wasn't
now I know why
and I watch
as you...Read More
Categories: angst, birth, childhood, granddaughter, relationship, youth,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Grandmothers at a Wedding

The bride was sweet, the groom was an unknown entity.
Not old enough to be married, she was barely twenty.

I protested all the way to the church, my cries unheard.
My husband told me to settle down, not be a nerd.

But she’s...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandmother, wedding,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Me Today
Me Today
as you can...

Oh, how you hate me today, 
I am just the mom. 
I do the cooking and cleaning, 
I do the laundry, 
and all things the word;
ick, might one day describe. 

But know this now, 
as I pick...Read More
Categories: angel, chocolate, granddaughter, grandmother, grandparents, mother, mother
Form: Narrative
Premium Member AzaRiah's Earth Requiem
He was too old
to speak of active hope
for ancient creamy dreams
not yet boldly told

Inviting curious homeless nomads
to imagine what we could become
if we were not yet brazenly born
into this time of tragic burning,
flooding,
predicting hunger,
thirst
and coastal drowning nakedness.

Into this epic brown...Read More
Categories: dream, granddaughter, grandfather, health, integrity, political, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Women Flourish Now
Women have begun to flourish in the past forty years.
They are taking honors in directing, publishing, and writing.
They are fearless in showing their voices.

Women are not content to sit back and allow others to live.
They are grabbing a little gusto...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, woman, women,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Nicknaming a Granddaughter
I would name her Power Wee Woman for that is what she will be.
Well-lit with enthusiasm for whatever passion she will pursue.
Nodding her head in approval or disapproval, a magic whee.
Then again, you might let allow her to nickname fully...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GRANDPA LOVE
“Grandpa how do you know if you love someone?”
his granddaughter asked in a whisper soft and low

“That’s a hard question to answer,” her grandpa said,
"because in most cases you just know”.

“It starts with a feeling in your heart
which finds its...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, family, grandfather, love,
Form: Verse
A Mother and Daughter Shouldn't Be Torn Apart
If you ain't the parent, you need to stay in your lane.
A distant relationship with your child is all you'll gain.
You need to let your child be the parent and make the choices.
Because at some point your abusive behaviors will...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, anger, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scratching itchy Wall's- -
So inviting of the scratchings on the wall
Hang gliding fingernails scraping you can hear the noise
Screeching and crunching
Cringing face smudging ears popping
Consciousness wondering when will it be stopping
Porous walls
Scratching itching claws...Read More
Categories: anxiety, emotions, granddaughter, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For Helena
grandma never knew her name until she was an adult
and it was Helena (some kind of birth certificate mix up) 
she embraced her new found name
it was lovely sliding off the lips like a waterfall
later, she found her Ojibwe roots...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Was Ahead of her Game
My teenage granddaughter tried to manipulate me
Wiley and cagey as I knew she could expertly be.
I was ahead of her little game by a country mile.
I raised her motther who has an identical smile.
...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In My Next Life I Will Be
The next life will see me as a skyscraper
Thirty seven stories tall
With shiny clean windows
Overlooking Kansas City
Which had never had one before…

I will overlook my fantastic fountains
Admiring multi-colored people pointing up at me
Loving their astounded faces
I will be painted orange...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, fantasy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Fun Poem
As we look forward 
to a (Revolution)
in living and loving 
the retired life.
I was hoping my wife,
who is teaching me 
how to speak toddler.
Would lead me to a 
(Spontaneous) (Fixation),
to (Patronize) 
our two year old granddaughter, 
and (Navigate) the (Portal)...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, confidence, devotion, family, fun, grandchild, grandparents, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hope Anew
Hope Anew

I try to keep the gloom at bay
While waiting for your precious birth.
Your beating heart in womb today
Spoke to my ears a wondrous mirth.

The winter wind is cold and brisk.
I’m keeping positive to quell
Fears you and mommy are at...Read More
Categories: baby, beautiful, birth, care, granddaughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Telling Fairytales Of She Who Wails
Melting my heart with flames of heated sorrow 
As I watch her sweet tears, I tissue my eyes 
Indeed, she is not the only one who cries 
Assuring my precious...a brighter tomorrow 
Explaining to her, a soul never dies 

Patting...Read More
Categories: child, granddaughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ARIANNA
                       
       ARIANNA

      Angel from heaven, my...Read More
Categories: appreciation, granddaughter,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Put on her Plaids and Went Right Away
Betty McNee was a curiously well-rounded kid
She sparkled and shone with whatever she did
She took after her grandpop, Jimmy McNee
Scottish and smart, she was joyful with glee.

Your granddad was wonderful the boxers all said.
They were horrified to find out Jimmy...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Rhyme
Before you say
Before you say I love you in Africa
Think twice before exposing your feelings to a lady 
The center of gravity should be ‘Iphone' because every young girl's heart has its name embedded in it 

Before you say I love you...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, 12th grade, 5th grade, extended metaphor, friend,
Form: Free verse
Visiting Daddy at Work
We drove them to the city 
To where their daddy works
And double-parked outside, one of
The holiday-week perks.

The elevator zoomed them up;
The boss gave a hello.
They drew upon a white board,
Making pictures they could show.

The office mates had candy
Which, naturally, they...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandson, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member RUN
The truth is stranger than fiction.
As they say,
you can’t make this stuff up.
It was the middle of summer,
And I was looking for a way to defeat
Fort Sill’s Oklahoma heat.
Escaping to the cooler climate
of Buffalo New York seem to be a...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, black love, daughter, dog, family, humor, life,
Form: Free verse
First Wife
In front of the mirror I stare at my face. My cracks and my lines, tell me I'm fine. 

I look back at him, and think of our time. His cracks and his lines, all look just like mine. 

Together...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, death, emotions, family, husband, jealousy, marriage, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Table for One
Table for One

Crayons…..chewed
			all colors taste the same

story told
	        with sound effects

contest won
		longest French fry

dessert
	     purple - Black Raspberry ice cream

alone
	in the brain freeze zone

dancing     ...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Underwear Dance
The underwear dance was scheduled for a Tuesday
But postponed twice so we could order new things on Amazon
And finally cancelled by the principal who caught wind of it
From Kalie, the biggest blabber mouth in school
Who was also his granddaughter, and...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, 9th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member This Year
This year my granddaughter played football.
The high school coach tried to recruit her.
She is debating now football or cheerleading.

This year I was assigned to two school buildings
Which was insane as school counselors 
Are in a school to build relationships.

This year...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My humbug melts away
Here we go again,
I’ll have to count to ten,
It’s Christmas time once more,
Christmas songs ‘n every store.

It’s bound to cost a mint
It’s gunna make me skint
And all for just one day
Please make it go away!

The wife’s all in a tizz
I’ve...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, christmas, humorous,
Form: Rhyme