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Grandmother Poems | Examples of Grandmother Poetry

Grandmother Poems. Below are examples of poems about grandmothers. This list of grandmother poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern 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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List of Grandmother Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Mine Impossible Self Educating Mission matthew harris Free verse grandmother, 12th grade, class, crush,
A Tweak From Grandma M. L. Kiser Sijo appreciation, family, grandmother, grandparents,
Premium Member Poem Grandma, the Giant Hearted Anthony Slausen Free verse grandmother,
brief hospital stay Jaz Han Free verse grandmother, angst, care, childhood, death,
Premium Member Poem Raindrop Tear Dear Heart Enclosed Rhyme grandmother, kiss, love,
Premium Member Poem We All Got Out The Chalk Caren Krutsinger Rhyme grandmother, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
CAPTURE A MEMORY Jim Yerman Verse family, grandmother, memory,
Grandma Skylisha Vasquez Free verse grandmother,
Premium Member Poem Prevailing Winds Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse earth, grandmother, health, language,
untitled Jaz Han Elegy grandmother, death, eulogy, flower, funeral,

A Grandmother's Hands
by Jan Pearce
My grandmother’s hands
Were many things to me.

They were the glue
That held our family together
When anguish threatened
To rip us apart.

They were the tools
That lovingly prepared
Years of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, grandparents, love,

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The Child In You
by Caren Krutsinger
Jumping, running, whirling, spinning, laughing.
They are tumbling now, down, the hill, into the leaf pile.
A handful of leaves are thrown high in the air.
The child...

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

NIGHT TIME IMAGININGS
by Ann Gilmour
“Sleep well my dear there is nothing to fear
what you see in the daylight
is here in the dark night
you just cannot see it so clear”

Waking...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, dream, grandmother, scary,

Oaths broken by time
by D.E.T Sol
Endlessly.... scribbling....
Of our illusion...
The tale myself mouths through tears....
The line that murders my psyche....
Is "Wait... we'll come across once more...once again"
The era's arrive aging thy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, absence, cry, dark, death,

Grandma
by Twig Clark
Please don't kiss Grandma
With your wrinkled worn out skin
Your breath like stinking ashtrays
With an undertone of gin.

I really love you Grandma,
But when it's time to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, family, funny, grandmother,

Loving DARE TO BE A MARY challenge: Men too
by Anil Deo
I
Some poems write themselves
Maureen McGreavey excels in pithy poetry
So I do not love writing them, sometimes

II
When the Holy Spirit showed me a contrast
Luke 1, a...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, bible, christian, devotion, discrimination,

Unsung Laborers Day Of Humanity
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Unsung Laborers Day of Humanity!

Hail to the unsung laborers who labor every day for a year, and at least up to eighteen more years!
Hail to...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, appreciation, birth, celebration, child,

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Parlor Chair
by Susan Rigo
There is a spot in my grandmother’s home
It is reserved for guests
Older aunts and uncles on a visit, the parish priest, old friends that grandma...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother,

RIP Grandmother
by Matt Forshay
She looks so frail and fragile.
Really she’s barely alive.
Ninety six years old and she still gives death a battle.
It makes me admire her never ending...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, anxiety, death, deep, family,

Sundays
by brooke noble
I lived to be an old woman, and how I could tell 
of the changes I've seen.
i stood upon a mountain of my most precious...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, change, death, grandmother,

AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN
by Ann Gilmour
An English country garden 
So evocative of times gone by
Recalling all the many plants 
Lovingly sown by Granny and I

Majestic Lupins and Hollyhocks 
So tall...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, flower, grandmother, nostalgia,

Grand
by eric ploscik
Seeing you without breath

Eyes closed

The beauty of spirit extinguished

Would have left me in shambles

Sent off the edge of that physical plane

Into the recesses and abyss...

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

I BEQUEATH TO YOU MY TEDDY
by Ann Gilmour
I can hardly wait to meet you
To hold you and to greet you
As I wait for your arrival
My darling sweet Grandchild

My heart is overflowing
With such...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, celebration, emotions, feelings, grandchild,

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MISSING YOU
by JAN ALLISON
There isn’t a day that goes past
when mum doesn’t mention your name
Mum is an elderly lady now
yet she still refers to you as ‘mummy’ 
It’s...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, how i feel,

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What If
by Dear Heart
What if,
my sister Suzanne had not died on that snowy winter day
it was so pretty with the snow falling down and the icicles on trees
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, death, father, grandmother,

Pshaw
by Rhona McFerran
“Pshaw!” My grandmother said
as she thumped and bumped about
her crowded kitchen
steam rising, having
heated conversation with herself

Rankled by my grandfather's
latest excuse for not helping
around the house

Thwack!...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, feelings, grandmother, humor,

Beatae Memoriae Of Blessed Memory
by Jo Jo Lou
I silently departed this world, leaving my family behind
Slipping silently away, making my exit perfectly timed
Alone in life and isolated in death
Reaching out for you,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, grandmother, spiritual,

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Green Dream Whispering
by Gerald Dillenbeck
To avoid unnecessary oppressor and victim stuckness
in reiteratively dissonant looping
loopy voices,

To avoid interior and exterior terror climates
of self and other perpetual Lose to Lose
claustrophobic shut-down...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, culture, grandmother, green,

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Grandma s Cornbread
by Eve Roper
Grandma’s Cornbread

grandma grind the corn

oven warm 

butter sweet cornbread


10/5/2018



Poetry Contest: Baker's Dozen 
Sponsored by: Maureen McGreavy...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother,

Appreciated
by Phatt Matt

Hello from the other side
I Must have thought about you 
a thousand times
They say time's supposed to heal you
I ain't done much of healing
Mama I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, deep, goodbye, grandmother,