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Grandfather Poems | Examples of Grandfather Poetry

Grandfather Poems. Below are examples of poems about grandfathers. This list of grandfather poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of grandfather poetry. This list of works about grandfather is an excellent resource for examples on how to write grandfather poems.

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List of Grandfather Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem An Act of Ultimate Sacrifice Jesse Rowe Senryu grandfather,
Devin's First Deer, Part II David Welch Narrative grandfather, adventure, autumn, family, farm,
Devin's First Deer, Part I David Welch Narrative grandfather, adventure, autumn, family, farm,
Premium Member Poem In My Attic Room Dear Heart Free verse grandfather,
Premium Member Poem Florida and wonderful news Tom Cunningham Sonnet america, grandchild, grandfather, holiday,
Premium Member Poem NEVER FAR FROM HOME Vickie Thayer Blank verse death, family, goodbye, grandfather,
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Premium Member Poem MOST OF THE TIME Shawn Sackman Lyric grandfather,
My Real Father Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme father, grandfather,
Premium Member Poem Grandma still calls your name Silent One Free verse death, grandfather, grandson,
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Premium Member Poem GRAND PA'S JOY Michael E. Harris Free verse children, granddaughter, grandfather, grandson,

DE HERALDi
by Jimmi Canada
God does time fly!

Psalms alm sslaay yya!

Doesn't it seem as if we have never been?

There was now another thing accepting us?
Like we were fluids?
Drunken fluids...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, adventure, allegory, angel, christian,

No Reason To Complain
by matthew harris
Yikes, aside from mental
     health re: psychotherapy,
     which haint the worse
cyst phase of being
   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Days At Our Parent's House
by Gwen Schuetz
The miracle days at our parent's  beautiful house,
Where my sister and sons and I lived with our parents.

I became a leader with the adults,
We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, beautiful, god, grandfather,

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Grand Parenting Outside
by Caren Krutsinger
Water and sand, two God-made items that intrigue a 4-year-old like nothing else can.
I am grand parenting a happy boy who is completely mesmerized by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,

Grandad the superhero
by Andrew Pollard
Grandad The Superhero

My grandad was a superhero,
You would not think it true,
For now he’s old and very slow,
And he only wears one shoe.

He used to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 1st grade, child, grandfather,

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Grandchildren
by Caren Krutsinger

grandchildren weasel into heart wrinkles

smoothing, soothing, and loving

revitalizing you

...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,

A Fictitious Alternative Up Bringing
by matthew harris
Found me raised
     in the Antebellum South
     born an academically gifted
     whip smart,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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Grandpa
by Gabrielle Jordan
a kind face with skin leathery and creased
from years of working in the sun

long jowls like a basset hounds
sad droplet eyes 
always a slight aroma...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, grandmother, memory,

The Old Park Bench
by Tristan Strudwick
Old park bench

There's an old park bench at the Grove, 
Paint peeling since it's first lick back since… 
I forget, but it's been there a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, grandfather, grandson, growing

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I FELT SO BLUE WHEN GRANDPA DIED
by JAN ALLISON
Grandpa joined the Royal Navy as a cadet,
he adored life on the cerulean sea.
Often we’d talk until midnight,
his sapphire eyes twinkled as he told me...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funeral, grandfather, i miss

Dear Grandpa
by SCHYLAR ROSE
Dear grandpa, I know you still sad and heart broken,
But these words is my appreciation token
You loved me in your own special way, 
I know...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, granddaughter, grandfather,

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GRANDPA
by Line Gauthier


grandpa is playing
his favorite game
snoring after noon



posted on July 8, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: games, grandfather, sleep, time,

Grandfather and Grandson
by Bonnie House
Grandfather and Grandson

Grandfather, grandson
fishing together on lake
enjoying the day...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, adventure, boat, fish, fun,

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FISHERMAN'S PRIDE
by nette onclaud
I catch myself roaming around our cottage by the bay this July--- the glare of sun toasting shells along the coast. My mind wanders on...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fishing, grandfather, summer,

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My 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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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: england, family, grandfather, tribute,

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Jesyca
by Eve Roper
Jesyca


A little girl full of life with so much love
for her papa. It was love at first sight
when papa laid eyes on her at her...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: granddaughter, grandfather, love,

My goodbye
by Chelci Biggs
I didnt get the chance to say goodbye.
To tell you how i feel and all reasons why.
Theres no excuse for not visiting you more.
Now its...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, dream, grandfather,

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Choose Wisely
by Caren Krutsinger
Acid reflux.
Swollen ankles.
Arthritic feet.
Try not to get old.

Extra weight.
Bad teeth.
Unhappy gums.
Stay young as long as you can.

Sluggishness.
Apathy.
Indifference.
Okay, now, people, we’re getting into choices now.

Choose wisely.
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, emotions, grandfather, grandmother,

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Just Another Foulmouthed Saint
by John lawless

He was just another foulmouthed saint
“halo” tilted jauntily to one side
wings tucked neatly into a dirt stained jacket

aura – lightly tinged with a sparkle of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, dad, grandfather, wisdom,

A Bissel Mashugga
by matthew harris
this alteh kocker nostalgically reflects
     being ma late mama's boytchik
(now, she long since deceased,
     whose cremated remains...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandfather, 10th grade, 11th grade,