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Remembering Grandmother Poems

These Remembering Grandmother poems are examples of Grandmother poems about Remembering. These are the best examples of Grandmother Remembering poems written by international poets.

They were sharing stories…remembering their grandma…
stories they loved to devour…when the eldest asked,?“if Grandma was a superhero…what was her super-power?”

They each took a moment to...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandmother,

Never finished answering to the dead
Prompt from Have You Prayed? Li-Young Lee

Sit up straight
Get your elbows off the table
Good manners don't cost
Less haste, more speed

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Categories: emotions, grandmother, memory,

Premium Member The Waters Edge
Stand at the waters edge 
it's you I long to see, 
over an ocean blue. 
Walk the sand to find peace, 
as I wait to...

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Categories: grandmother, love, miss you, ocean,

Premium Member The Back Porch
I love sitting on the back porch,                               a cool and...

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Categories: grandmother, bird, dream, kiss, love,

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...

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Categories: bird, fear, grandmother, loneliness,

My Grandma was a little different., Dad used to say it was in her chromosomes, 
For example at Christmas we didn’t make gingerbread houses, she...

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Categories: grandmother,

Premium Member Blessings From Heaven
All blessing great and small come from God in heaven above. Many we see, know and love. Many just pass us by in life like...

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Categories: grandmother, blessing, books, god, happy,

Premium Member JUMP ROPE HOPE

Do you ever have that divine dream 
of jumping rope again?

And sometimes you fell,
running to Mommy, to make
it well with a bandaid and
her oh so,...

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Categories: feelings, grandmother, grandson, joy,

river of memories
Longing crashing over silently missing
Singing like a dream upon the river of memories
Letting happy times be remembered with my grandmother
Who now resides in bright Summerlands...

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Categories: grandmother, 9th grade, angel, death,

Disarray of Time
Within my mind are dusty cobwebs
 where drafty breathings edge the corners of remembering
 as they hold in a picture stilled that looms, 
unchanged but...

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Categories: appreciation, grandmother, memory,

Premium Member Grammie's Basement
Grammie’s Basement

A quiet place of rest covered with the dust of decades
Where wicker chairs of discarded summer days
Sit with tangled strings of Christmas lights on...

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Categories: grandmother, life, memory, tribute,

Swimming Moves
We used to go swimming with our parents and children at the Fitness Institute,
The facilities were enhanced, we had showers and a make-up room.

There was...

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Categories: grandmother, appreciation, blessing, children, friendship,

Sharp Memory

and now

it is a different sting

munching on green onions...

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Categories: appreciation, grandmother,

I loved going over to Grandma’s not just because there was so much to eat and see
but I loved how she always has a book...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandmother,

Premium Member Prevailing Winds
No healthy humane man
of mature integrity
is a disenchanted island.

No individual is entirely orphaned.
Even an island has an associated understory,
below water's surfing surface
lie deeply rooted
anciently fertile...

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Categories: earth, grandmother, health, language,