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Family Poems
Family Poems

Mother's Smile
by Michael R. Burch

There never was a fonder smile
than mother's smile, no softer touch
than mother's touch. So sleep awhile
and know she loves you more than "much."

So more than "much, " much more than...

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Categories: granddaughter, child, childhood, family, father, father son, mother,
Form: Rhyme

Self Reflections

These are poems about mirrors, images, self-image, reflections, impressions and self-reflection. 

Self Reflection
by Michael R. Burch 

for anyone struggling with self-image

She has a comely form
and a smile that brightens her dorm ...
but she's grossly...

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Categories: granddaughter, identity, image, imagery, metaphor, mirror, self, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Children
Poems about Children

The Desk
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

There is a child I used to know
who sat, perhaps, at this same desk
where you sit now, and made a mess
of things sometimes.I wonder how
he learned at all...


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Categories: granddaughter, boy, child, childhood, children, daughter, family, son,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers I

I translated the first six Native American poems for my father when he chose to enter hospice and end his life by not taking dialysis …

Cherokee Travelers' Blessing I
loose translation/interpretation...

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Categories: granddaughter, father, father daughter, father son, fathers day,
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers III

by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

We need our children to keep us humble
between toast and marmalade;

there is no time for a ticker-tape parade
before bed, no award, no bright statuette

to be delivered...

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Categories: granddaughter, family, father, father daughter, father son, fathers
Form: Rhyme

Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers IV
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers IV

by Michael R. Burch

What good are your tears?
They will not spare the dying their anguish.
What good is your concern
to a child sick of living, waiting to perish?

What good, the warm...

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Categories: granddaughter, family, father, father daughter, father son, fathers
Form: Rhyme
Date:   April  2045
An excellent April afternoon blooming.
Damali is now 19 years old this
Day. Damali was thinking of his future 
Stretched out at his study desk.
He had been enrolled for a year...

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Categories: granddaughter,
Form: Alliteration
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers II
Poems about Fathers and Grandfathers II

All Things Galore
by Michael R. Burch

for my grandfathers George Edwin Hurt Sr. and Paul Ray Burch, Sr.

now in your gray presence
you are

somehow more near

and remind me that,
once, upon a star,

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Categories: granddaughter, family, father, father daughter, father son, fathers
Form: Rhyme
Poems about Children II
Poems about Children II

On Looking into Curious George’s Mirrors
by Michael R. Burch

for Maya McManmon, granddaughter of the poet Jim McManmon

Maya was made in the image of God;
may the reflections she sees in those curious mirrors

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Categories: child, childhood, children, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandparents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Random Acts of Karma

The mute old drunk had gotten lucky the day before - a stranger had taken pity on him at the bridge, (under which he and many other homeless people lived), and stopped to give him...

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Categories: granddaughter, grandchild, hope, humanity, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chapter 106 -- DAMIAN DELILAH MALLORY: The Family's Grand Gathering and Family rumors
The grills were set everything was 
In place. CJ informed More
 than 350 family members 
Are expected to be here within
The hour. Damian said, "with 300 plus
Relatives expected today it 
Will be an major impossibility...

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Categories: birth, confidence, deep, devotion, granddaughter, loss,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Please Consider Those Who - Not By Choice - Are Living Alone - 1st THIRD
Here's why this was necessary...

   This is, as indicated, the 1st THIRD of a lengthy 3-part poem. The 2nd and 3rd THIRDS had to be posted separately due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations....

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Categories: granddaughter, love, relationship,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Restoring Inside Justice
Healing Win/Lose EgoNomial Intent

We belong together
Through all kinds of colonizing corporate weather,
We belong creolizing together.

So sings my mitochondrial DNA
when I listen deeply
to all prior matriarchal regenerations
speaking in still 
timeless win/win voices

Especially about polycultural outcome...

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Categories: granddaughter, culture, education, grandmother, health, integrity, language, racism,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Grandma Winslet and Her Guest
It was going to be the best Christmas of the most spectacular, magnificent Christmases in the world.Certainly, the best one we had ever seen, for Grandma Winslet was coming from England which is big.
She used...

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Categories: grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother, grandparents, grandson,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Thanks a Lot, Grandpa Joe - BOTH Audio and Text versions
The inspiration for this partially true piece was my older brother, Joe, and his 2 grandkids (circa 1994) - 

I can clearly see the moon, and feel the sultry breeze
(It was an unforgettable event).
Despite the...

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Categories: fear, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandson,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Beauty of The Seasons
Summer magic, Winter delight, Spring fresh, and beautiful Fall.
The diverseness of the assorted seasons tends to delight us.
Each has its own ambiance and nuances, after all.
Some years they arrive with less fuss and muss.
Summer is...

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Categories: granddaughter, seasons,
Form: Chant Royal
First Wife
In front of the mirror I stare at my face. My cracks and my lines, tell me I'm fine. 

I look back at him, and think of our time. His cracks and his lines, all...

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Categories: granddaughter, death, emotions, family, husband, jealousy, marriage, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am On Fire For Poetry Soup Right Now
I know this may surprise some of you.
Not all.
It’s not going to surprise my besties.
But for others,
Let me be the bearer of a
Little surprise nugget of
Some of my obsessions are:
Have as many...

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Categories: granddaughter, friendship love, how i feel, identity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lost in the snow
Let me tell you a story, a story of woe:
a tale of a pup who got lost in the snow.
Daughter Laura, our eldest, came up to see us,
drove home in a Jeep (to rhyme, insert...

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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: granddaughter, dog,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 21 Women
When the American flag waved bravely, for women it did not FURL.
However, many bold and determined women have changed the WORLD.

I am a proud bother of 8 sisters;
Two of whom are older and 6 are...

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Categories: granddaughter, women,
Form: Ode


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Categories: granddaughter, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, appreciation,
Form: Prose Poetry
Rest In Peace Grandpa
To: My Grandpa

Grandpa was sharp as a whistle up until the very end. Old age and time passing just took a toll on his poor body. Ninety eight sure is a long life to have...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, death, funeral, goodbye, granddaughter, grandfather,
Form: Verse
The patient
When I think of the times in therapy that I spent with Lenny, they weren't that of a therapist to a patient.  They were more of daughter to father or daughter to grandfather. Like...

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Categories: absence, age, eulogy, goodbye, granddaughter,
Form: Bio

Growing up with an angel that loved me.
Hovering close,with cane, walking.
Me, on a tricycle to the candy store,
Bright summer days I cannot ignore.

Though decades have past, his love and 
quiet spirit remain.
It's not like he's...

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Categories: chicago, childhood, dedication, granddaughter, grandfather, hero,
Form: Couplet
Arabella’s 18th birthday
Darling granddaughter of mine
A special treat
A unique ‘do’
A celebration for just us two
At a perfect place I knew

Board a train to the metropolis
hail a cab through London’s streets
we approach our destination
and our excitement...

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Categories: granddaughter, birthday, celebration, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Free verse