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Grandparents Poems | Examples of Grandparents Poetry

Grandparents Poems. Below are examples of poems about grandparents. This list of grandparents poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of grandparents poetry. This list of works about grandparents is an excellent resource for examples on how to write grandparents poems.

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List of Grandparents Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Old Man Wren Rushing Rhyme grandparents, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem I am Elderly and Aint No Shame James Edward Lee Sr. Rhyme analogy, anxiety, appreciation, grandparents,
Premium Member Poem AMERICA DOESN'T CARE FOR THE ELDERLY NO ONE CARES James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse grandparents, abuse, age, assonance, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem I AIN'T OLD BUT I'VE BEEN TOLD James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse grandparents, absence, age, analogy, community,
Premium Member Poem I AM ELDERLY James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric grandparents, appreciation, assonance, encouraging, endurance,
Premium Member Poem My Greatest Adventure Curtis Moorman Narrative grandparents, anniversary, blessing, celebration, children,
The Greatest Generation M.P. Shaudd Lyric appreciation, family, grandparents, life,
Premium Member Poem Age Four Is Coming Caren Krutsinger Free verse grandparents,
GRANDPARENT LOVE Jim Yerman Verse grandparents,
Hope and Love Tigerlily Swanson I do not know? grandparents, birthday, cousin, family, grandmother,

Letty
by Ernilando Tugaff
LETTY

Forty-three years ago when I said " I do "
The day I " gave my name to you " 
With a tearful eyes I made...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, betrayal, children, engagement, grandchild,

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GRAND OUTDOORS
by Kim Rodrigues
the trumpet flowers
play upon ten fingers
         - counting memories

9/2/2018
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: flower, grandparents,

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BLOWING IN THE WIND
by JAN ALLISON
We’d gather on the old wooden porch
gramps would sit in his rocking chair
with wisps of smoke rising from his cigar

I’d snuggle up to gran 
on...

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

The human experience
by John Hamilton
The human experience

We enter this world with a soulful cry
as children we're gifted the skills to live
Nothing satisfies our questioning Why?
we learn, make mistakes, then...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, change, grandparents, growing

Standing The Ground
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
Your mind was inflated with thick air of ego,
the actions going wrong you didn't ever own.
When in my meek way I vainly tried to show
all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, grandparents, how i

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My Great Grandparents Legacy
by Caren Krutsinger
I have relatives all over the USA, in one state or another.
Thanks to my randy great-grandparents who could not keep their hands off each other.
They...

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

The red wheelbarrow
by Wendy Watson
The old red wheelbarrow is still standing there
right next to my Grandfather’s fixed rocking chair.
Though neither has moved in a good many years
their presence revives...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, grandparents, happiness, memory,

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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: grandparents, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,

Grandad the superhero
by Andrew Pollard
Grandad The Superhero

My grandad was a superhero,
You would not think it true,
For now he’s old and very slow,
And he only wears one shoe.

He used to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, 1st grade, child, grandfather,

I Will Never Give Up
by Dana Redricks
Author Dana Redricks
August 5, 2018

Although my body is consumed 
with pain, and it seems a dark
cloud seems to hover above
No matter what we go through
We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, blessing, confidence, courage, deep,

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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: grandparents, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,

A Fictitious Alternative Up Bringing
by matthew harris
Found me raised
     in the Antebellum South
     born an academically gifted
     whip smart,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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EYES
by Line Gauthier


eyes lit up
showing off
photos of grandkids



posted on August 2, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, family, grandchild, grandparents,

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THE RED WHEELBARROW
by JAN ALLISON
How I loved spending a week of the summer holidays with my grandparents. Gramps would come and pick me up in his old pick- up...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, garden, grandparents, memory,

Pictures on the wall
by Robbie McClellan
Gray haired man hobbling down the hall
Forty years of pictures hanging on the wall 
From diapers to kindergarten and their very first bike
That time at...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, beautiful, child, childhood, family,

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If I Am Taken Hostage
by Caren Krutsinger
If I am ever taken hostage
I hope it’s by my grandchildren
They will take me to a park,
And make me swing and slide,
I will crazy laugh
And...

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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandchild, grandparents, how i

Grandparenting
by Kurt Philip Behm
Becoming totally involved
 —while keeping your opinions to yourself

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 2016) 
...

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

jago and uma: we didn't start the family
by George Christos
jago christos uma rose
ethan cuevas corone
kelly elizabeth christos
alexia daniel wade jonathan james
emily-rose pau and willow too 

we didn't start the family
it was always growing
since the...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, birth, brother, family, father,

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Esteemed Age Glaze
by John Anderson
The warm patina of old age is cherished
revered, conserved, protected as irreplaceable.
Unlike the wrinkles and scars
that deface waned youth expired.
Only time and good care
coats much-loved...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, grandparents, old,

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I SHALL TAKE PRIDE IN MEDALLION STRENGTH
by JAN ALLISON
My brave grandfather fought in the trenches 
there he saw things that no man should see 
With blood of his comrades he drenches 
so exhausted,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, pride, remember, tribute,