Grandmother Loss Poems

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


My Lillie by Marcy Paulk Bonnette
My "Lillie"

The garden is overgrown
The blooms are growing wild
They are missing the sweet lady
I remember as a child

She would lovingly water
Each and every stem
As she...

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Categories: loss, family, flower, garden, grandmother,

Fallen Grace by Christopher Goss

I loved the patter of rain
Against the window pane

A sky full of gray clouds
A sun it shrouds

Sometimes I felt sorrow
Wishing it would rain tomorrow

But tomorrow...

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Categories: grandmother, loss, pain, rain,



Nevermore by Randy Steele
We went to that "holler" each summer vacation
Near one hundred acres of mountainside trees
I'd wake up at dawn, take flight to my station
Down at the...

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Categories: fun, grandmother, loss, nature,

Premium MemberHummingBirds and Spiders by Gerald Dillenbeck
Where might we see
yin's silent voice
surfing on a windstorm?

Where might we hear
AnimaMundi,
speaking with GrandMother MoonLight,
for octave systems
through PositivEnergy stringing words
of Mother Spider,
instinctively born
of fractal RNA...

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Categories: loss, caregiving, earth, environment, heart,

Premium MemberU and I by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Born in the gullah cypress shade
of South Carolina
Dirt poor
Rich coffee bean skin
Teardrop-shaped pearl eyes ... 
midnight black forest feminine
Uneducated and illiterate ...
Living swamp school books
was...

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Categories: grandmother, loss, love,

Premium MemberPicture of My Grandparents by Brendan J. Simons
I watched her as she watched him;
Embraced in a lock of two long lovers’ limbs.

My grandmother holding my grandfather’s hand,
As each breath of his slip...

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Categories: cancer, loss, love,

Premium MemberBroken Planting Oaken Trees by Gerald Dillenbeck
We have tree traditions,
still accessible in diverse backward
and forward
reforesting cultures,
of planting a commemorative tree
when a great and portentous series of loving events
comes to its untimely...

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Categories: caregiving, heartbreak, loss, lost

Premium MemberGrandma I Miss You by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
In Memory of 
Mary Dean Arnold 
June 1, 1922 - October 29, 1994 


Grandma I miss you 
I don't know what to do 
I couldn't...

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Categories: death, grandmother, loss, memory,

Brain by John Floyd
You know I heard
That the brain remembers everything
It may not be there when you want to recall it
But every image and word is there, stored

Meaning...

I...

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Categories: grandchild, grandmother, life, loss,

Master Masaoka Shiki by Jeremy Smith
5-7-5
Tragedy striking
all the children are dying-
A master prevailed!


4-5-4
Tragedy strikes
Children are dying-
Masters prevail!




7/6/2017

Kobayashi Issa as a child was cared for by his grandmother. Due to the...

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Categories: loss, appreciation, death, dedication, inspiration,

My Princess - A Tribute to Grandma by Lisa Asmeralda
Looking at her
Lying peacefully
I thought "Yes,she's a princess now"
A real one
Not the "Princess" we always called her
Demanding
And bossy
Whining
Complaining
But a Princess who'll sleep forever
Not even Prince...

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Categories: death, family, grandmother, loss,

Nostalgia by Christopher Goss
A thick quilt of dust
A strong odor of musk
A cracked photograph
Dead sunlight streaming
On the floor 
Where I spent my days dreaming
Of where I'd be
A grown...

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Categories: loss, death, grandmother, i miss

And So This is What It Feels Like by Sasha Maharaj
And so this is what it feels like, 

As though the sun doesn’t exist,
And the moon has lost its shine, 
the stars have been put...

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Categories: granddaughter, grandmother, heartbroken, loss,

Grandma by Ross Vassilev
I can barely remember you now
because you died so long ago.
I was a little boy then whom
you raised in your Burgas home.

But a most evil...

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Categories: loss, cancer, death, grandmother, grief,

FAILED by Diana Viguri
How dare you walk around all cocky and self righteous
Nailing your ASS is going to be my final gift
U know what u did covering it...

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Categories: abuse, loss,

Six Blue Jays by Lxnnnie Rutledzh
Six blue jays converge at the birch
To sing their anomalous colloquial song,
They fashion a serene scene as they perch;
My mind so inclined to blindly sing...

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Categories: loss, bird, dark, environment, evil,

Premium MemberDEAR MOM by Cindi Rockwell
Dear mom, if you knew how much I admired
The strength and endurance your hard life required.
I know you felt guilty for sins of the past
And...

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Categories: abuse, loss, love, mother,

You're Not Alone by Bobby Snyder III
Your heart is in shambles
You cry, but still can't shake the pain
But I am in a better place now
For, I had so much more to...

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Categories: loss, death, emotions, granddaughter, grandmother,

I wish you were here---- by Deborrah Ann Stenberg
 In memory of Ann Mary Pospisil Stenberg

I wish you were here 
For one more birthday to honor your presence.   For one more...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, blessing, grandmother, grief,

He Won't Be Coming Home by Deborah Foster
The other day
I sneaked up to the attic.
In search of love gone by.

I stumbled across an old chest
Colored in blue and grey.
Across was: Robert T....

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Categories: courage, loss, missing you,