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Categories: grandparents, grave, grief, longing,
Times of Grieving
by Thaomi Pham
I kneel before her.
Met her when I turned age six.
May her poor soul rest.



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Categories: grandparents, uplifting,
Premium MemberChosen Child of God I Am Gold I Am Golden
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Cherish memories
Point of view
I am elderly I'm told
The signs of age
May be shown
But I'm not embarrassed NO

I Am gold..
I Am Golden
I am a chosen Child...

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Categories: grandparents, mother daughter, mother
Granny
by Luke Goodman
Granny-

My grandmother had died; and I had carried the wicker basket
My breath, my Hymn in the glory of her life as I had seen it
My...

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Categories: betrayal, care, change, children, grandparents, heartbreak, home, hurt,
09 Family Feud
by Nick Trim
Local fame in the family name,
knowledge attained because it entertains.
It seems everyone knows about our pain,
gossip that ponders who's to blame.

They say they care but...

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Categories: christmas, family, fantasy, for grandparents, holiday, nostalgia, snow,
A Christmas Scene
by Johnny Martinez
Off to grandmother’s cottage we go,
past snow covered pines all in a row,
to a cozy home with old fashion charm,
standing beside it the red painted...

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Categories: child, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother, grandparents, growth,
Premium MemberNO ONE CAN TAKE MEMORIES
by Vickie Thayer
THE HANDS ARE GONE, 

THAT CRADLED ME, 

TURNED THE COVERS ON MY BED, 

HANDS THAT HELPED ME BOW MY HEAD, 

KNEADED A SUPPER OF MILK...

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Categories: addiction, angst, cry, drug, grandparents, grief,
Heroin
by Amie-lea Kuti-king
Heroin is like a poisonous snake, slithering along seeing what it can take,
Truth is it takes all that it can, off a neighbour, a friend,...

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Categories: adventure, creation, family, food, grandparents,
Lyricvixen's Louisiana Boneless Fried Chicken
by verlecia fields
1.) 4 - 6 medium small  =  raw boneless chicken strips
2.) 1/2 cup  =  flour  (used self-rising or any)
3.) 1/4...

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Categories: christmas, family, feelings, grandparents, holiday, memory, missing
It's Just Not Christmas Without You
by M.P. Shaudd
As I look through these photographs
And watch old movies 
A feeling of sadness
Soon overtakes me

Cause when you went home to heaven
My heart felt a bruise
And...

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Categories: baby, christmas, confusion, fantasy, grandparents, happiness, winter,
Premium MemberMY WINTER
by Line Gauthier
Gearing up to what should be magical
Special winter to be a first of firsts
Brand spanking new at the grand-parent thing
Marshmallow snowsuits, sleighs and Santa Claus
First...

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Categories: grandparents, grave, grief, heartbreak,
For David Who Lived Next Door
by Dollin Holt
The old man's khaki shorts
Still hangs on a string fastened 
to the back of his rocking chair
On the veranda

As the wind blows
The chair rocks noiselessly...

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Categories: grandparents, love,
Grandchildren
by Patsy Carter
Life is much sweeter and better than ever. 
For our grandchildren are the ones who keep us together.
.The love that they give us is better...

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Categories: grandparents, nature,
Premium MemberALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS
by Vee Bdosa
  ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS
Abbreviated by an early autumn night
the summer, once tormented by a torrid sun,
relented to September, as if dying might
give reason to...

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Categories: allusion, anxiety, community, discrimination, grandparents, night,
Premium MemberSenior Night
by James Edward Lee Sr.
A generation is one hundred years
A antelope is it a deer
Up high reaching for the atmosphere it is clear
10 years is just part of decades...

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Categories: america, analogy, appreciation, community, grandparents,
Premium MemberDarning Ole Socks
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Dawning needles darning needles
Everything prefab hole in my heart
I've always said no one cooks meat from scratch
Everyone so in a hurry in fact now no...

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Categories: grandparents, patriotic, political,
Changing my Mind
by Matthew Anish
At one time 
I thought socialism 
was the way to go
But I am entitled to change my mind
I still think working people often have a...

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Categories: grandparents, hope, love, mother,
Premium MemberA CRADLE ROCKS BOTH WAYS
by Vickie Thayer
I Remember All The Days,

Eight Times The Cradle Rocked Away,

All The Nights,

We Sleept On Cold Floors,

Eight Pairs Of Bare Feet,

Good Morning Dirty Dishes,

We Had Nothing...

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Categories: black african american, childhood, grandparents, hope, uplifting,
Cody Road
by Dietra Reid
Cody Road, Cody Road I miss you Cody Road.
You were the road as a child that took me to my grandma's house.
You were the path...

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Categories: grandparents, parents,
Premium MemberThe Grands
by Janice Canerdy
		How many birthdays have flown by?
		That subject, some won’t talk about.
		Then certain changes make them proud 
		of aging, and you’ll hear them shout,
		“I’m gonna have...

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Categories: grandparents, humorous, sexy,
Premium MemberA Threesome
by PAT Adams
After sex she asked,"Should we try a threesome"
He answered, "It's not that the idea is bad,"
"But, I weigh two eighty, you one ninety"
"So I think...

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Categories: art, dog, family, fun, grandparents,
Dunking One's Biscuit
by Indiana Shaw
DUNKING ONE'S BISCUIT  . . . 

Dunking one’s biscuit is more than a flippin’ skilled art
Then getting it to one’s mouth without it falling...

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Categories: grandparents, imagery, old, people,
Stationary, In Circles
by Robert Uy
He stood there still,
The old man,
Unmoving amidst the flow of passing people;
Coming to, moving from,
Oblivious to his presence.
His hair concrete-gray,
His skin leathery,
His stance shriveled and...

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Categories: america, analogy, community, dedication, grandparents,
Premium MemberStill Haven't learnt the Elder's Concerns
by James Edward Lee Sr.
            {This "Free Verse" entry Received HONORABLE MENTIONS
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Marbles
by ilene bauer
My grandkids got a building toy
With plastic ramps and chutes
So marbles can go zig and zag
Down all the varied routes.

For safety’s sake, the marbles have
Been...

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Categories: community, conflict, confusion, engagement, grandparents, motivation,
Premium MemberOpinionated About Elderly People
by James Edward Lee Sr.
How the world views treats older people
Not today you're in the way
Older people are boring they're wild awake and snoring
Some have prosthetic teeth
Some never awake...

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Categories: analogy, caregiving, destiny, engagement, grandparents, symbolism,
Premium MemberRise up Young Soldier and Bear Arms
by James Edward Lee Sr.
If I had the chance to place a quarter on the dollar
I would just stand by and just wait and watch just to see you...

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Categories: change, character, grandchild, grandparents,
Premium MemberJust Old You're Young
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: children, family, grandchild, granddaughter, grandparents, grandson,
Great Grandma
by Anna-Marie Docherty
Cooking lunch for Derek
Baking for your tea
I like playing with you
And sitting on your knee
With lots of kisses and cuddles
Counting buttons or playing with cars
Daft...

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Categories: appreciation, dedication, destiny, grandchild, grandparents, tribute, youth,
Premium MemberYouth and Elder Temperament
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Young man you don't listen, you don't listen
Stop your fishing, you're not fishing just fidgeting
Mind your matters it does matter if you want to live...

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Categories: absence, abuse, age, celebration, grandparents,
Premium MemberI'm Old This is HOw The World Treats Me
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I'm old this is how the world treats me
I've worked for more than 49 years
Some of that time for only one dollar fifteen cents an...

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Categories: adventure, age, allegory, analogy, grandparents, youth,
Premium MemberBridge The Generation The Young and Elderly
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I am a young man from Yucatan
Trying to understand
You're an elder man from Philly
I bridge a road, a road I've build the emotional trip ever...

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Categories: cancer, childhood, goodbye, grandparents, memory, remember, youth,
When I Was Young
by Zachary Putman
Tell me a story
Do you remember the one
from my childhood?

Do you remember
how the story went back then
I can remind you

It felt like a dream
Whenever you...

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Categories: childhood, depression, grandparents, growing up, how
speedway
by Ashlea Senft
there was blue and green flying on the screen
in my grandparents' basement
i was there for a week, i was sleepwalking
but i always woke up in...

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Categories: allah, allusion, christian, corruption, grandparents, wisdom,
Sinners call
by Poet Master
Life is fast sometimes slow on path marked for chains with a soul with nothing to gain.the pain hurts and it burns deep.Trying to find...

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Categories: bereavement, black african american, grandparents, inspirational, integrity,
Whose Left to Lead
by Kevin Mitchell
Dying slowly our grandfather's and grandmother's dreams of freedom
for us
The children of the darkest night
Whose left to lead us now
When integrity is bought and sold
On...

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