Family Narrative Poems

These Family Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Family. These are the best examples of Narrative Family poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberReality Check by Richard Lamoureux
You were placed on the planet 
to write rhymes
but to many times 
people tried to fit you
in between their lines  
Their prefect pairings
not caring...

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Categories: appreciation, courage, god, relationship,

Premium MemberWho Wants To Be A Tulip by Caren Krutsinger
“This is how it has to be to suit the Spring Faerie queen,” Reginald, the Elf, told the garden.
“The daffodils are the majorettes.  The...

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Categories: flower, garden, life,



What Her Father Gave, Part II by David Welch
II.
Carmen had no other family left,
and said,”I guess I can give it a try.”
Her mother beamed. “I live in Miami,
I’ll pay for some movers to...

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Categories: betrayal, character, corruption, dark,

Grandaughter by David Allan
His property adjoins mine.
We never talk, just nod at each other.

He’s weathered and torn from the years.
Wears a natural scowl.
It says, 
Leave me alone…

And everyone...

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Categories: age, family, grandchild,

Man without a purpose by David Smith
He used to whistle while he worked,
Feeling good about himself,
His stride always purposeful and full of pride,
As he made his way home,
The crops now gathered...

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Categories: addiction, allusion, analogy, anxiety,

Premium MemberThe Herd by Michael Wegman
Waves pushed a torrent of power and might.
Against the tiny creature seemingly lost in the night.
With only the moon to navigate her path,
Little seahorse galloped—
	Giddy...

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Categories: birth, family, horse, inspirational

Premium MemberPart Two - BATTERSEA - A TRUE STORY from My Memoir - A Journey of Roses and Thorns by Elaine George
"Yes! The Jehovah Witness Lady said.  "Maybe you should all go to the Doctor for a checkup anyway."

"Where did you say the well is,"...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium MemberPart Three - BATTERSEA - A TRUE STORY from my Memoir - A Journey of Roses and Thorns by Elaine George
After we ate the cake, we bundled up in our winter coats and boots and followed the teacher out into the yard.  She wanted...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium MemberUncle Eldon by Elaine George
Now that I am old,  I see more clearly through my mind's eye, than I did in my youth, all those special people who...

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Categories: dedication,

Premium MemberAMERICAN FAMILIES CRY OUT by jack cooper
Why must the American people keep asking why
The FBI always seems to get a Bye
When accountability for one's actions
Should be so high
Persecution of so many...

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Categories: bullying, conflict, faith, family,

Premium MemberHappy 100th Birthday Joyce by Connie Marcum Wong
Well, what can I say to help you celebrate such a momentous day!
I would like to speak about the things I know best about you...

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Categories: age, birthday, poetry, tribute,

Premium MemberMy Precious Daughter, Cheri by Marilyn S Jennings
My Precious Daughter, Cheri

Cheri, the Lord has wanted to tell you what He thinks about
you and your life, your walk with Him and, He has
commissioned...

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Categories: birthday, encouraging,

Premium MemberMuscatine,Iowa was my kind of town by Caren Krutsinger
In the early 70’s my husband and our first baby, Angela, moved to Muscatine, Iowa, in the middle of the night, in the summer time....

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Categories: animal, community, fun, funny,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part IV by David Welch
Dale fell to the ground, shot through the chest,
in shock as Joel paced on up to him,
his last words were “Why?  Why did you...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part III by David Welch
Joel just collapsed into the brown dirt,
clutching his face in both of his palms,
cried,”Running Moon, the day that you ‘died,’
was the day my life started...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part II by David Welch
For all that day the frantic chase went on,
until evening’s gloom started to spill,
even in the middle of a warm August,
Yukon nights can give a...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Where's my sister by Nancy Mitchell
Where’s my sister gone?
The holiday season all wrapped up
A tarnished blanket of snow remains
Flipping the page into the New Year
Filling our thoughts with hope and...

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Categories: family, sister,

The Taking of a Hero's Wife, Part I by David Welch
Owen Kucharski found himself inside
of a rather awkward situation,
all because of a women that he saw
every few days for adult ‘recreation.’

Her name was Laura, and...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, loss, love,

Premium MemberSeven Years by Michelle Faulkner
     When are our best years? So many in this society seem to think it is their youth, or their twenties....

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Categories: appreciation, depression, husband, introspection,