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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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Premium Member Poem My Grandma's Tablecloth ilene bauer Rhyme grandmother,
When She Remembers Delaney Dow Free verse age, grandmother, love, memory,
Premium Member Poem Let's Have Some Chocolate Caren Krutsinger Free verse grandchild, grandmother,
Premium Member Poem Grandma's Hands Caren Krutsinger Free verse age, grandmother, nostalgia,
Became A Grandma Eve Peterson Acrostic beautiful, cute, grandmother, happiness,
Premium Member Poem HUNG UP ON MEMORIES Vickie Thayer Free verse appreciation, child, grandmother, happiness,
Premium Member Poem Sour Grapes Andrea Dietrich Sonnet childhood, grandmother,
Premium Member Poem Grandma's Harmony Lives On Laura Loo Free verse grandmother, meaningful,
A Celeb's Granny Kaveesha Ruwindi Limerick celebrity, grandmother, grandson,
Time is Living Malki Kot Free verse bereavement, emotions, grandmother, time,

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RIP GILL
by Gordon Alexander
Today we say goodbye to jill
This surely is a bitter pill
A lively lady full of the beans
A cruel world so it seems

A kind hearted lady...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, bereavement, death of a

There Is Only One Me
by curtis johnson
I matter greatly, have value, I am loved, and therefore I love. When I was a child, my grandmother made me feel special. I later...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, grandmother, love,

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Today's Grandma
by Caren Krutsinger
Grandma
Burgundy hair
Laughing, hiding, seeking, 
Playful, running, sliding, happy
Me
...

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

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Grandma's Angel
by Caren Krutsinger
Smile
Laughter
Joy around
Patty cake fun
2-year-old is here.
Giggle monster
All is fun
Grandma’s
angel
...

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

Grandmothers
by Reason A. Poteet
acrostic, three quatrains

G - Great women of the Bible I will share,
R - Ruth and Rahab, two women who would wear 
A - ancestry in...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, destiny, grandmother, perspective,

Really Granddaughter
by Bette Bavington
Really, Granddaughter your scream
Is to extreme.
Your making a scene.
You don't seem
To be letting off any steam
Just gaining momentum
By this tantrum.
Let me tell you a secret...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, adventure, care, child, education,

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Grandma's Faithful Friend
by Caren Krutsinger
Sewing machine,  I wish you could talk.
Grandma’s last friend on her final walk.
Sewing machine, I wish you could say,
What happened to her on that...

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

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: grandmother, appreciation, beautiful, god, grandfather,

Grandma's lucky charm
by Sheila Van Zant
The versus symbolize the charms on a bracelet that I gave to my grandmother

 This gift I made and time I divest for the lady...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, dream, grandmother, heart,

SUSPENDED IN SURPRISE
by Kim Rodrigues
SUSPENDED IN SURPRISE

wrapped in legs and arms,
sandwiched between two grandsons.
sheets in disarray would not impede
the octopus hold, attempt to halt
their impending flight home.

a little hand...

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

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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,

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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,

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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,

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There Is A Spider In Here
by Caren Krutsinger
GRANDMA! THERE IS A SPIDER IN HERE!
Okay.
It’s running toward your FOOT!
I do not stop typing.  What kind is it?
A daddy LONG legs!
Okay.
It’s ON YOUR...

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

drowning in love
by Kim Rodrigues
euphoric in chlorinated water
a splash
grandma has arrived
small ducks
chatter 
             and cling
battle for hugs

7/29/2018
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, grandson,

Granny's Recipes
by Kay Roberts
From fruit scones, to meat pie,
Apple crumble and coffee cake,
Sunday tea was amazing,
Because, my Granny sure could bake.
Secret ingredients, she wouldn't divulge,
Passed down from years...

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

To My Grandmother 1900-1999
by Kurt Philip Behm
I store you inside me
  under a blanket of pearls

They lie strung together
  as my history unfurls

Each one to unstring
  when I...

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

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GRANDMA'S CURTAINS
by Vickie Thayer
I HUNG THESE CURTAINS,

I LIVED HERE ONCE,

I'M CERTAIN,

THE FLOORS WERE WAXED,

THE DISHES SHINED,

I RESIDED HERE,

HAPPILY,

FOR QUITE SOME TIME.



MY SOUL SLEEPS UNDER THE WINDOW'S PANE,

THE SINK...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, growth, home, memory,

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Empty - Tanka
by Rick Parise


a crystal vase
untouched in morning light
drooping lilacs
again this springtime muse
without grandmother's soft voice
...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, nature, spring, sweet

Lemon Mouth
by Zara Bosman
Removed for external competition entry

...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandmother, age, analogy, anger, beautiful,