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Grandmother Narrative Poems

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


Twenty-five
I dreamed a lot when I was young,
my mind still wanders to this day,
so much I wanted to achieve,
so much that I yearned to stay.

Was...

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Categories: business, dream, how i



Premium Member ''And Angels Wept''
We dressed him in an ivory lace christening gown,
      that had been handed down generation to generation;
I asked my mother...

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Categories: baby,

The Trapper and The Brave, Part II
He shrugged and said,”If you’ve no home
I guess you could stay for a while.
But you will have to learn the traps,
and that means many cold...

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Categories: adventure, family, friendship, grandfather,

In the Mirror
In the mirror,
When I look,
I see the son of thousands.
I see the son of the foragers,
The wanderers who hunted the world,
The agrarians who farmed the...

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Categories: grandfather, grandmother, immigration, mirror,

Premium Member Parlor Chair
There is a spot in my grandmother’s home
It is reserved for guests
Older aunts and uncles on a visit, the parish priest, old friends that grandma...

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© Susan Rigo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandmother,

Premium Member MOMENTS IN OUR FARMHOUSE



Most often,  I would affectionately ponder and recall how  magical times were
in our  farmhouse— daisies,  herbs, and even pebbles  glossed...

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Categories: farm, grandmother, remember,

Lemon Mouth
Removed for external competition entry

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Categories: age, analogy, anger, beautiful,

Angel, Divine
I hear your voice calling out to me. a voice so sweet,
it guides me. To a light that shines, brightly.
An in that light, I can...

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Categories: appreciation, grandmother, spiritual,

Premium Member SEWING MACHINE
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
in Grandma's loft I found, the week after we
laid her to rest next to her slain husband.
He was only twenty...

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Categories: appreciation, farewell, funeral, granddaughter,

Memorial of Candy
Memorial of Candy

My memories of knowing him
So many years ago
As the father of my two oldest children
I’ll remember the thoughts that glow

Though a lot of...

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Categories: family, children, funeral, growing

The Forest
As I entered the forest 
My feet gained an uncanny rhythm
Crunching below the surface of a hundred years
The snow intermittently tracing the way

It was a...

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Categories: appreciation, deep, devotion, family,

Dreams In Ink
Bleeding You're Dreams in Ink
Dreaming is not only worthy of participator
But to the journal that holds the ink of dreams
This gives the outsider of the...

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© Judy Emery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: voice, writing,

Dreams In Ink
Dreams In Ink 

Bleeding You're Dreams in Ink
dreaming is not only worthy of participator
But to the journal that holds the ink of dreams
This gives the...

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© Judy Emery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dream, emotions, longing, memory,

Breaking Away
BREAKING AWAY
I say I saw our future together. It was charred. His speech was electronically charged. Did he hear my plea? My memory is cascading....

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, love, marriage,

BY AND BY AFTER WHILE
My Grandmother would often sing, “By and By and we will understand after while”
But that was always my Grandmother’s Faith style
Yet my Grandmother would sing...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, black african

Graves, PART-1
O dear grandson, come here, have a look,
This is your grand mother's grave yard under the pomegranate tree.
I had buried her body here thirty years...

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Categories: blessing, care, death, depression,

Premium Member Inspiration Came Early
     I have to turn back the clock of time-  the pages of my life,
to when I was just a...

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Categories: grandmother, inspiration,

Why Bother To Vote

After turning 18, I did not hesitate in registering to vote.
Many people had suffered discrimination, and I had taken note.
Mary, my maternal grandmother, could neither...

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Categories: community, freedom, inspiration,

The Good Samaritan
The Good Samaritan.

Down the hill we went,
past David’s Garage,
and the Baptist church,
and miles down the road, we stopped,
and made our way towards The Head.

A steady...

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Categories: analogy, bible, child, childhood,

Premium Member Letting Go
One time,
I sat on a rock in a remote place;
far away from civilization,
to reflect on many things in my life.

My girlfriend was about to leave...

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Categories: anxiety, imagery, inspiration, inspirational,