Grandson Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about grandsons. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for grandson.
On the Side of the Road Categories: grandson, car, child, Form: Rhyme
A car's pulled over on the road
And hidden by the door,
A child lets out an urgent stream
Within the traffic's roar.
The parent gets him back inside,
Their motions chop-chop-chop,
The passersby relieved to have
Avoided such a stop.
We've done this for our...Read More
Scooter Categories: grandson, Form: Limerick
We scootered to first grade today,
Passing buses and cars on the way.
With no sidewalks to ride on
My grandson relied on
My guidance so safe he would stay.
By the curb's where he needed to be
Which, of course, would have pacified me
But somehow...Read More
Heart Fast Categories: grandson, age, blue, child, fish, love, mother, Form: Hybronnet
"i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
i go, you go".
e. e. cummings.
A little boy has crept into my heart,
And in its depths he will always remain,
For how could I...Read More
His Name is Jack Categories: grandson, grandchild, Form: Free verse
He has been attached to me since he was a baby
And I became his every day caregiver, loving him like a son
Not a grandson.
His amber eyes watching my face for cues as to
how fascinated I was, or how silly...Read More
Crop Dusting Categories: grandson, adventure, betrayal, confusion, education, growth, humorous, innocence, Form: Roundel
I never knew this is what it was called until it
Happened to me
At first it was traumatic
As it came out bellowing like a banshee
And the aromatic bouquet wasn't flowering it
Was a catastrophe.
Rotten egg smell is atomic!
I never knew...Read More
SUNDAY MORN Categories: grandson, morning, muse, peace, silence, Form: Verse
quiet Sunday morn,
up at my usual time —
it’s one hour early.
grandson and husband sleeping
i read and write in silence.
i’ve hardly looked up —
no hesitation breathing.
yes, God’s good that way.
my heart palpitates
in caffeinated language.
the poetic muse
with socks and mismatched pjs —
A LEAF WITH A WINDOW TO THE PAST CT Categories: grandson, dance, farewell, grandfather, imagery, love, memory, Form: Dramatic Verse
A LEAF WITH A WINDOW TO THE PAST
After lunch, I took a leisurely walk.
I came across a giant leaf, that
whispered, as only a leaf can do,
" Pick me up gently and take me
home with you!"
I did precisly as he...Read More
tricked of treats Categories: grandson, muse, Form: I do not know?
i mean in
my grandson stopped
about how hot
it was under
his costume so
i continued to
pull off his
face mask so
catch his breath
before his next
trick but they
went for the
some sticky stuff
The Garden at Grandma's Categories: angel, cute, grandson, hope, i love you, Form: Narrative
The Garden at Grandma’s
The house is quiet, the chores are all done.
We have gathered in the place out back.
There is pit for a small fire, a place to sit around.
Chairs of various sizes, arranged not by size,...Read More
a Dream Catcher that works Categories: dream, emotions, grandfather, grandson, memory, peace, war, Form: Haiku
No other ones worked...
no matter where he kept them;
nightmares continued! :(
Couldn't forget Vietnam --
couldn't get over the war --
traumatized, angry! :(
Grandpa talked and talked...
Paul listened (or, let him talk);
that's all he needed! :)
This dream catcher works...
holds memories, lets out peace;
At the Pediatrician's Categories: granddaughter, grandson, sick, Form: Rhyme
Kids were home from school.
Took them to the doctor;
That’s the current rule.
Crayons in the waiting room;
Coloring and calm.
Cartoons in the background
Acting like a toddler balm.
Called into the office;
Temps and check the ears.
Waiting for the shoe to drop –
Hysteria and...Read More
The Shift Categories: grandson, image, my children, political, sorry, soulmate, Form: Free verse
The man is evil.
You know who I am talking about.
He has put America, under the bus.
He is using our money, to take down… us.
How is that okay?
The world has changed.
People in control that...Read More
Crown Of Aging PM2 Categories: bible, blessing, granddaughter, grandfather, grandparents, grandson, Form: Monoku
His beautiful grandchildren ~ bountiful, sweet diadem of old age.
“Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.” Proverbs 17:6
Mollycoddle Categories: grandson, innocence, Form: Limerick
Act of treating someone in a pampered manner
GandMa’s darling grandson finds it hard and very difficult
to participate with the team to solely handle instrument
Don't criticize her for supporting, helping
from unpleasant experiences protecting
her grandson but he needs to grow;...Read More
The observing chair Categories: grandson, age, analogy, art, birth, character, childhood, confidence, Form: Monorhyme
When I was young we never had a naughty chair,
But we were invited to sit on a chair,
And we usually took up the option to sit on that chair,
Or should I say a chair ,
Because it was really the nearest...Read More
Happy Birthday Dear Husband Categories: grandson, grandchild, happy birthday, husband, Form: Free verse
As I sit here with our grandson
and gaze upon your headstone, hon,
I lay a bouquet of white and pink roses
for your birthday, now calm, my heart reposes.
Happy Birthday my dear husband,
We love and miss you.
Leave-taking Categories: grandson, Form: Rhyme
We’d said goodbye, were at the door
When my favorite little boy
Came running with just one last hug,
The kind I most enjoy.
“You can’t leave, Nana. I won’t let you!”
Clinging to me, tight.
I’m sure he knew I couldn’t stay
But hoped with all...Read More
Annoyed today Categories: grandson, anxiety, feelings, Form: Free verse
Rash covering me from head to knees
Itching like crazy
Feel betrayed by body and God
Feel everyone is out to get me
Have to get on scales
Feeling worse every second
Feeling sorry for myself
For ten hours
Meet night nurse
Her story is a...Read More
Pool At Grandmas Categories: grandparents, grandson, Form: Ninette
Squeals and joy
Run to see new dog
Charlie not there
twenty-one months pure
Sadly has drowned
Bowl of Soup for a Stranger Categories: grandson, appreciation, Form: Blank verse
Just another bowl of soup
a piece of buttered bread,
a seat at the table with background talk on cable,
family talk to cloud my head;
Mary's getting married and Mike is...Read More
Categories: grandson, 8th grade, appreciation, grandchild, grandmother, Form: Couplet
THE BALLAD OF CARLIN 2Fingers Mad Hatter Williams Categories: analogy, appreciation, bullying, grandson, hero, parody, Form: Heroic Couplets
THE BALLAD OF CARLIN 2Fingers Mad Hatter Williams
Oh, allow me;
To tell you a story;
Bout a little toddler named;
He’s a boy;
Carshra and Nathaniel's joy;
Some call him
2fingers Hat Matters;
Why you ask;
Cuz, he’s got more hats, than the Mad Hatter;
And if...Read More
GRANDSON-GRANDMA COLLABORATION Categories: 7th grade, creation, grandmother, grandson, poetry, Form: Rhyme
My Love for Dogs
Dogs cute and fluffy!
Of all shapes and sizes,
some look so puffy.
Some dogs' hair is scruffy.
Comb them, please and make
Grandma and I wrote this poem
A familial treasure, beyond any
(Written by Panagiota and her
Eddie is...Read More
No Magic Here Categories: grandson, humor, Form: Rhyme
“Grandpa when are you ‘gunna’ turn into a frog?”
Me grandson said as I brushed him away;
‘Turn into a frog! That flamin’ kid’s on the grog!’
“Go on! You get outside and play!”
Then I went to the fridge and brought...Read More
Once Upon a Grandson Categories: grandson, children, christian, family, love, prayer, Form: Rhyme
I often think of our youngest grandchild who is now 12.
There were times his bad behavior was very hard to tell.
Our souls wept over his disruptive ways at his school.
Everyone was at a loss, having utilized various tools.
I wish that...Read More