Get Your Premium Membership

Grandparents Poems

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.

See Also:

The poem(s) are below...



List of Grandparents Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem I AM ELDERLY AND THIS IS HOW DOES AMERICA TREATS ME James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse grandparents, analogy, assonance, conflict, destiny,
Premium Member Poem AMERICA AND MY CHILDREN ARE DISPLACING ME--- James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse grandparents, abuse, america, analogy, community,
Premium Member Poem Ya Need to Treat Me Better I'm Old But Not Dead Yet--- James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse grandparents, age, america, analogy, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Kid's Table Greg Gaul Free verse grandparents, christmas, cousin, family, friend,
Nan And Grandad Owen Yeates Rhyme grandparents,
Premium Member Poem I Will Go To Jail Instead of A Nursing Home Caren Krutsinger Free verse grandparents, retirement,
A Tweak From Grandma M. L. Kiser Sijo appreciation, family, grandmother, grandparents,
Premium Member Poem FINGERRINTS ON OUR SCREEN Jim Yerman Verse childhood, grandchild, grandparents, memory,
Premium Member Poem Priceless Brenda Chiri Free verse grandparents, blessing, culture, family, father,
The home that once was Kumkum Sharma I do not know? grandparents, dark, death, deep, grandfather,

Premium Member
ENGAGING PITY NEED NO ONES HELP
by James Edward Lee Sr.

Orthopedic shoes
A life time of paying dues
Engaging pity need no ones help
It’s useless to choose
More winning than lose
What have we too done
Stop watching me run
Engaging...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, absence, anxiety, assonance, conflict,

Premium Member
WEEBLES WOBBLE BUT THEY DON'T FALL DOWN
by James Edward Lee Sr.
WEEBLES WOBBLE BUT THEY DON'T FALL DOWN

wicked wobbly weebles both wondrously
 Junior Super Stretchy shame
 Hippity Hop astonishly
Crazy forts 
glow in the dark
Limbo Hop 
Weebles...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, anxiety, assonance, child, engagement,

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...

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

Remembering Them
by HighWave Brian
Where did the Greatest Generation go? Upon what new soul have they passed on their proven character? Not replaced, only remembered, and only by the...

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

Premium Member
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...

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

Premium Member
What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
by James Edward Lee Sr.
What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
 

       What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, absence, analogy, character, endurance,

Premium Member
Do Your Grandchildren A Favor
by Caren Krutsinger
In the olden days at school the only time we heard squealing in elementary class was when Kitty wore a new hair bow like ours,...

Read More
Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandchild, grandparents, school,

Premium Member
Old Man
by Wren Rushing
You are an old soul in a fast paced world,
 as time goes on your wisdom unfurls. 
Each line on your face marks experiences gleaned,...

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

Premium Member
I am Elderly and Aint No Shame
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I’m Elderly and Ain’t No Shame

I ‘m elderly and it ain’t no sin;
Ain’t no shame;
That I’m out on a lem;
America where you’ve been;
Won’t you come...

Read More
Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, anxiety, appreciation, grandparents,

Premium Member
AMERICA DOESN'T CARE FOR THE ELDERLY NO ONE CARES
by James Edward Lee Sr.
AMERICA DOESN'T CARE FOR THE ELDERLY NO ONE CARES


To old care
America doesn't care for the elderly
Cost more to die
My money worthless
Can't afford to cry
Inflation my...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, abuse, age, assonance, discrimination,

Premium Member
I AIN'T OLD BUT I'VE BEEN TOLD
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I ain't old, but I've been told
to give up my car and drivers license
I ain't old, but my vision blurred
got near and far reading, driving...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, absence, age, analogy, community,

Premium Member
I AM ELDERLY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
My teeth are dull and dim shady yellow;
My bones squeak and pop;
When I walk I moan;
What is it, what is this all about?
Am I elderly?

My...

Read More
Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, appreciation, assonance, encouraging, endurance,

Premium Member
My Greatest Adventure
by Curtis Moorman
MY GREATEST ADVENTURE

The greatest adventure of my lifetime took place in a quaint little town on the East Coast  ---  a town whose...

Read More
Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, anniversary, blessing, celebration, children,

The Greatest Generation
by M.P. Shaudd
Twenty one guns fired in unison on the days
We laid them in the ground
And to have them each call me their grandson
I was lucky and...

Read More
Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, family, grandparents, life,

Premium Member
Age Four Is Coming
by Caren Krutsinger
I run around frantically, grabbing up anything that could be used as a weapon.
I forgot those scissors were down there, next to the bath tub.
Suddenly...

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

Premium Member
GRANDPARENT LOVE
by Jim Yerman
We were visiting our granddaughter…it was nearing her 12th birthday
when we asked her what she wanted…but she was hesitant to say.

After a little coaxing on...

Read More
Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents,

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...

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

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

9/2/2018
...

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

Premium Member
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...

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

Premium Member
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...

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