Grandfather Loss Poems

These Grandfather Loss poems are examples of Loss poems about Grandfather. These are the best examples of Loss Grandfather poems written by international poets.


Just Like You Taught Him To by Brenda Peterson
Dad, I’m sitting here by the fire wishing you were here.
We’ve been cleaning in the yard, and you love this time of year.

The huge red...

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Categories: loss, blessing, grandfather, grandson, leadership,

Don't Think That There's Tomorrow by M.P. Shaudd
On his way to work this morning
His truck lost to a big rig
He was running late and didn't take
The time to kiss his wife or...

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Categories: death, farewell, life, loss,



I'm thinking of becoming a veggie by Elizabeth Kinch
My great grandfather was a butcher
And my grandad to,
My mum delivered the butchers meat
In a little van of blue.

My husband is a farmer's son
And we...

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Categories: loss, animal, depression, farm, food,

Veteran's Day 2017 by MATTHEW harris
I just learned (via email) 
  from a close paternal relative Pamela Noblitt
that my paternal grandfather (Aaron Harris), 
   when in his...

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Categories: loss, america, conflict, courage, dad,

I'm Sorry by Kay Roberts
I'm so sorry I wasn't there when you slipped away,
I battle with my guilt every single day.
I did come to see you, so I could...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, grandfather, grief, heartbroken,

Snapshots by roseann geiger
I remember angles
lots of angles
shoulders, elbows, jaw
and Old Spice.
I remember a voice like gravel
angular, uneven, an instantly soothing
like water spilling over rocks.
I remember a well...

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Categories: loss, family, grandfather, imagery, life,

King Midas Golden Touch by G. Jay
Version 1

Broken hearts and disillusioned dreams. Broken toys and angels without wings. 
Weep for the fallen brothers and children without mothers. 
Pained tears encompass the...

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Categories: horror, loss, pride, soldier,

Grandpa by Dalene Deale-Rowe
Grandpa
Dalene Deale

The heavens rejoiced and our family cried
This morning when my grandfather died
But as these tears roll down my face
Dear Lord, I pray for your...

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Categories: appreciation, granddaughter, life, loss,

Two Special Men by Dalene Deale-Rowe
Two Special Men
By Dalene Deale-Rowe

I think of you both, so very often
And pray each year that the longing will soften
 I wish I could say...

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Categories: appreciation, father, grandfather, loss,

Premium MemberUntimely Silence by Gerald Dillenbeck
Most folks I loved
died when I was in my thirties.
Not just people,
but our San Francisco bohemian mecca lifestyle,
our 365 days and nights celebration
turned into an...

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Categories: loss, depression, destiny, grief, health,

Premium MemberOur Last Song by Madison Demetros
Our Last Song
______________
As a little girl:
my grandpa.. would 
take me to Ruby Tuesday’s..

there we would share two straw’s
as he slurped 
and I sipped a Shirley...

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Categories: loss, cute love, granddaughter, grandfather,

Frosty Morning Walk by Kay Roberts
My Grandad was a wanderer, especially on a day like today,
"Wrap up warm, let's go for a walk", is what, he used to say.
Cold and...

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Categories: grandfather, loss, memory,

The Loss of a Loved One by Debra Motanya
Two pm

I awake, startled by the light of the lights

Dave, standing there beside me

“Wake up; He’s serious;

Close the door behind us”

You can’t leave me here,...

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Categories: loss, death of a friend,

My Grandfather Mr Robin Hood by Katie Christian
He was there 
When no one else was,
And he held me when I cried. 
He acted as the Robin Hood
That watched over my life. 
He...

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Categories: loss, death, feelings, grandfather, hero,

Premium MemberLight On the Devil's Chord - Day 20 by Laura Breidenthal
It was a bitter morning, the ground hotter upon my flesh
I kneeled at the center of the pit on the twentieth day,
Remembering a tune sung...

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Categories: growth, heart, life, loss,

Sewing Love by Shoshana Batson
How to
Capture
Between pages
Or pixels
Or caught between
Stitches 
Do memories catch
Between the threads?
Does love
Linger in the ink?
One can pray
In the silence
Where laughter once rang
Find the steady beat
Of...

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Categories: absence, grief, loss,

The Cloudiest Day by Honestly J.T.
I didn't like losing you
And my tears cried the truth
With rain that came
On the cloudiest day
Like heaven was crying too



©2014 Honestly JT...

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Categories: loss, death, emotions, funeral, grandfather,

Oh Grandfather by Jay Loveless
Grandfather
I cry, I hold it in, I cry. 
I hate the way I saw you tonight,
Wrapped up in wires,
Sleeping beneath the shut off lights,
But this...

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Categories: loss, eulogy, goodbye, granddaughter, grandfather,

In Loving Memory of Clifford Morgan Evans by Erin Evans
It’s a lovely casket, my grandmother said
With tears in my eyes, I nodded my head
I did not want her to see me cry,
But seeing him...

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Categories: loss, death, goodbye, grandfather, grief,

for pop by tamara tassell
This Goes out to My Pop,
i've gotta stop,
you wouldn't wanna see me cry,
you would wanna see me fly,
i've let you down ,
Please don't frown.
I LOVE...

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Categories: loss, death, emotions, family, feelings,