Get Your Premium Membership

Grandfather Poems | Examples of Grandfather Poetry

Grandfather Poems - Examples of all types of grandfather poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for grandfather.

New Poems

Good Medicine
Back home from the hospital, grandpapa spreads his arms wide. The best meds are free - hugs. Love needs no prescription to be fulfilled. It's a bless-ed thanksgiving homecoming. November 23, 2020 photo # 3 contest: Double Tetractys 6 hostess: Eve Roper ...Read More
Categories: grandfather, 11th grade, appreciation, grandchild,
Form: Tetractys

Premium Member The rite of passage
The rite of passage The old green wagon moves a life Heads appear like nodding gulls Eyes cast down searching cracked flags Hopes from people sadly to be missed. Un-walked limestone worn and smooth Names unknown pronounced with care Cats are watching...Read More
Categories: grandfather, life, memory,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member OUR GRANDPA
OUR GRANDPA ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, grandchild, grandfather,
Form: Tetractys
Two Hundred Years of Braxtons
tercets Braxton H. Gardner of north Kentucky, progenitor of our family tree. His marriage date was 1833. Braxton Charles S. Gardner from our archive, was his youngest son, born in ’45. He barely recalled his father alive. Barney Braxton Gardner, uncle...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, father, grandfather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MISSING YOU
This is my favourite photograph of my wonderful great grandfather William. We both adored his great big bear hugs and wide beaming smile ... why did he have to die? Double Tetractys 6 Poetry Contest Image 3 Checked with how many syllables Contest sponsored by Eve Rope 11/17/20...Read More
Categories: grandfather, missing you,
Form: Tetractys

Premium Member Special Love
Pops Grandpa Grandfather whatever name- etches his love inside grandchildren's hearts. Good and kind, most patient, and pampering- quick and ready to wrap arms around each. November 17, 2020 Contest: Double Tetractys 6 Sponsor: Eve Roper Syllables: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2,...Read More
Categories: grandfather, love,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Precious Memories
The Summer days we spent with our grandpa. Memories my brother and I made seems just like it was only yesterday. We jumped into his arms and we hugged him. or I remember those precious Summer days with our Grandpa. We would run into his arms. He would make silly sounds...Read More
Categories: childhood, grandfather,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Grandpa
My grandpa was so nice, I loved his laugh, he was always there to give us a hug. Grandpa left us for up above too soon, it was his heart. No goodbye, here then gone. ____________________________ November 15, 2020 Written for the contest Double Tetractys 6 sponsor...Read More
Categories: grandfather,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Thanksgiving Holidays at Our Grandparents
There Are not A day in All the warm years Having Thanksgiving at our grandparents. Grandpa would answer the door and brother And I would run Up to him With our Hugs. 11/15/2020 Example for Tetractys 6 contest...Read More
Categories: brother, grandfather, sister, thanksgiving,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member A Precious Holiday Gift
Grandpa bought his grandson a precious Holiday gift Something he'd once treasured that had given him a lift He wrapped it nice and pretty on top a ribbon of gold He sighed a sigh, well-satisfied ...Read More
Categories: grandfather, grandson, holiday, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grandpa's Younger Days
Grandpa looked at me, and this is what he had to say. The world that he grew up in, ain’t like what it used to be today. What’s wrong with your generation, do they have any respect...Read More
Categories: grandfather, song,
Form: Lyric
Life is brief -- Speaking To his grandson, grandfather Tells him a story. ...Read More
Categories: grandfather,
Form: Haiku
Precious Memories
Under the Mulberry Tree Is where you would always be While I climbed ever so higher you would stand and wait for me I never realized why that was It was incase I should ever fall~ You were ready for anything while...Read More
Categories: death, grandfather, loss, memory,
Form: Rhyme
b More
Categories: adventure, bereavement, grandfather, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Land of Opportunity
I take my hat off for the flag I stand up straight; let others sag I get all weepy for Old Glory thinking of my family's story They came from Russia with naught but hope ...Read More
Categories: america, cry, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Couplet

Specific Types of Grandfather Poems

Definition | What is Grandfather in Poetry?