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Nursing Home Poems

These Nursing Home poems are examples of Home poems about Nursing. These are the best examples of Home Nursing poems written by international poets.


Premium Member Gaslit Memories
When I was younger, days moved softly,  
an endless waltz of hours beneath the cherry blossoms  
where I walked alone, convincing myself ...

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Categories: home, love, memory, old, psychological,



Premium Member Nursing Home memories - Room mates I
Old Harry, Hungry

Elder Harry was happy
Excited to eat, like a child versus old
Cookie was first stuffed, eagerly eating

Following was rest of his dinner
Pasta, was told

First,...

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Categories: home, age, character, engagement, food,

Premium Member Vagabond
“Wandering through empty and crowded streets with no destination in sight and sleeping under the sky with the fire burning inside was my life, the...

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Categories: betrayal, dream, home, moving

Premium Member Ambulance Dispatched To A Nursing Home - A Ghostly Account
that call, a face
    porcelain 
pressed against glass
and dead eyes wrought
from an attic room
    watching us

her name badge was
irrelevant
...

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Categories: home, dark, fear, horror, house,

Premium Member Silent but Deadly
Silent but Deadly (Written 2014)

In the heart of the nursing home where old folks stay,
Lived Erasmus, a man twinkling in twilight's array.
With a glimmer that...

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Categories: home, fun, humorous, old,



Premium Member Gnarled
We hadn’t visited for a while.
I looked forward to seeing her smile.
We came as often as we could.
Probably not as often as we should.

Mom was...

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Categories: home,

Premium Member Home
“God setteth the solitary in families…” Psalm 68:6 of the King James Bible.

Home assures God’s presence so blest
Where love, mercy, truth and peace reign
Nurturing members...

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Categories: home, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith,

Premium Member I Want To Go Home
My father was locked in on an Alzheimer’s unit of a nursing home.
I asked my mother “how will I know when to leave?”
“You’ll know,” she...

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Categories: home, dad, daughter,

A Home For the Unjudgable
One disgruntled nursing assistant
calls it: the s..t house.
I overhear the laughter of angels.

The inmates know it as ‘Fair Havens’
some have a sense of humor
they name...

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Categories: home, poetry,

Premium Member Nursing Home Trip
On the way to the nursing home, we pass many beautiful sights. So many homes with pleasant yards, lawns, and flowers that delight. After so...

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Categories: home, age, family,

Premium Member Let's Leave Granny Home
She's slow as molasses,
And really a pain.
Let her stay home forever!
We have nothing to gain.

Taking a walker down the 
stairs?
Is really something, we just
can no...

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Categories: home, grandmother,

The Works That Take You Home
The shaman speaks of plants to see,
other cosmic dimensions energy.
The Zulu’s stamp dance the ground,
working the earth to a drumming sound.
Smokes from many ashes taken...

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Categories: home, 12th grade, metaphor, motivation,

Premium Member Nursing Home Fred
Once there was a nursing home man called Fred,
at night he was found in an old gals bed;
with a great big happy smile,
his pajamas in...

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Categories: home, fun,

Nursing Home
Old men
sit in wheelchairs, drool
warehouses for people...

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Categories: home, age, america, anger, angst,

Premium Member Joining Hands Across Time
First night in his final place
My dad called me weeping
“Please Bobby bring me home.”

His skin like ice cream
Melting on handle bars
Plopped in his wheelchair
Square
In the...

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Categories: home, dad, farewell, father, journey,


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