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Grandmother Poems | Examples of Grandmother Poetry

Grandmother Poems - Examples of all types of grandmother poetry to share and read. This list of grandmother poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of grandmother poetry. This list of works about grandmother is an excellent resource for examples on how to write grandmother poems.

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Premium Member Resting Her Eyes
Back before the world knew of Computers, cell phones and compact discs There lived a little girl who loved grandma In a way that could be said was fanatical She followed grandma through her garden Naming vegetables and flowers, listening To...Read More
Categories: family, grandmother, love, sleep,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Boardwalk and Park Place for Grandma
Boardwalk and Park Place she would always get. I almost never landed on them, so she’d throw a fit. She’d spend all of her money getting them hotels too. I would zoom around collecting two hundred dollars with...Read More
Categories: grandmother, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Poem for Ma who liked poetry
Ma, Leaping off the crown of a candle, A hot bead without hold or handle, Blobbed as us all on the bee-smell body of a star. Air, Shushing from the womb of her shell room, The leant lung's slow snore looping...Read More
Categories: grandmother, beautiful, bereavement, death, eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grandma One Trixie Zero
My head opened up and spilled its guts onto a page. It was unexpected, I will tell you that right now. Trixie, my head muse was totally angry, she started to rage. How can you alone...Read More
Categories: grandmother, muse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NEVER COULD WE IMAGINE
~dedicated to Anni who is moving on to meet up with her beloved Carl~ alone behind grey hospital walls she picks up the phone and calls each grand-daughter to say a final goodbye she feels today’s the day Submitted on: January 21, 2021 Contest:...Read More
Categories: death, goodbye, grandmother, journey,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Little Sparrow Afraid Of Winter
No snow has fallen yet, daises still soak up sunlight, no wind makes them shiver; grannies gather outside and chat, many have silver-gray hair. Little sparrow afraid of winter trembling and imagining snowflakes and that Northern wind with furious gusts, it's December and...Read More
Categories: bird, fear, grandmother, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A SANDWICH FOR SAM
Second grade, Sam, going to school. White shirt, navy blue pants,to learn the Bible and the Golden Rule. The children hoist the great American flag at the beginning of each day. The tall trees and church steeple smiled that morning in...Read More
Categories: boy, grandmother, imagery,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Grandmas Lap
she patted her apron tiny boy crawled inside she covered him up hiding him from the cruel world never letting him go he was safe ...Read More
Categories: grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HANDMADE BEFORE MY GRANDPAs DEMISE
A bible stand stood verily high - these words won’t die. Central pages of art. Grandma’s Jesus would give me a heart. 1/7/2020 Clerihew Contest Sponsor: Regina McIntosh ...Read More
Categories: bible, death, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Six Foot Instructions
I am going to die of something the old woman said. I won’t care about hugs or kisses after I am dead. But today when I see my grandchild, I want some fun. I want hugs and kisses,...Read More
Categories: age, america, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She Cared
Her hands were forever moving, occupied with work Leaving trails of memories across my heart Whispering hope to my spirit Silencing my worries and fears Lighting the way for serenity To color my thoughts in hues of lavender lace Tracing out...Read More
Categories: family, grandmother, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jan Allison
Amusing and entertaining leaving you in rolling laughter with humorous poetry; a gentle soft soul, nutty and charming. Quote by: Poet "Just thinkin", will it be the year; "A gift to last a lifetime" appear. "New...Read More
Categories: grandmother,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member my treasure of grandma
the day my grandma died I was called by my uncle to come to the nursing home and told take whatever you want the rest is going for donation . . . I stood...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Green Apples
Green Apples Lovely… not yet ripe, sweet fruit from grandma’s… most favorite tree. She planted it… just for me. When I was born, my mama died. It was a hard time… for papa. He could not understand… how one angel, must...Read More
Categories: grandmother, angel, cancer, courage, grandchild,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grandmother Spider
She insists on her own way; having to have control of all situations. Actually stole me from my mother, and insisted on raising me her way. I disengaged from her diabolical controlling web twenty years ago. Other family...Read More
Categories: grandmother,
Form: Prose Poetry

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