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Parents Poems | Examples of Parents Poetry

Parents Poems. Below are examples of poems about parents. This list of parents poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of parents poetry. This list of works about parents is an excellent resource for examples on how to write parents poems.

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List of Parents Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Rooster Socks Parental Prayer Carol Connell Free verse child, growing up, parents,
Premium Member Poem This Old House Wren Rushing Rhyme home, house, memory, parents,
Premium Member Poem Utmost Compassion and Care Gershon Wolf Rhyme care, children, education, parents,
Never be Afraid Jazzy Melnyk I do not know? confidence, parents,
My Bubbies Eric Schojan Lyric father, father son, parents,
Premium Member Poem Say goodbye to Mom Vijay Pandit Free verse angst, child, divorce, parents,
DREAMS OF THE PARENT Jim Yerman Verse dream, parents,
Premium Member Poem Womb Full Of Stars Bernard Chan Free verse parents, baby, blessing, future, growing
Premium Member Poem Learning Sanctuary v Education Industry Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse parents, child abuse, childhood, education,
Houseleek Brianna Hobson Free verse parents, children, conflict, family, leaving,

What If Destiny
by matthew harris
What If Destiny... 
Deeded Mine Singular Default Mode To...

Communicate (temporarily,
     strictly and hypothetically)
     merely allowing me to...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, 12th grade, absence, betrayal,

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Brainstorm Colors
by CayCay Jennings

Waking, she inspects the color under her sweater
and sighs that vague orange is still wearing her.
Orange can’t be her friend until it reveals its core.
While...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, abuse, angst, betrayal, color,

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Why Ask Why
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Mommy,
why do we need Presidential Alerts
right now
before I've finished my ice-cream dessert?

Because he's a scary guy
my son.

Why is he so scary?

Because he's a bully against...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, bullying, caregiving, childhood, earth,

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Nurtured
by Lisle Ryder
I well remember things my father said;
the way he showed me how to read a chart;
he'd hold my shoulders back to stand erect;
the tales he...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, mother, parents,

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The Perpetual Beginner Poet
by Gerald Dillenbeck
This may come as large surprise,
but I did once take a beginner's poetry class
which I often confuse with my beginner parenting class.

In which we learned...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, health, parents, poetry,

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Times InBetween
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I seem to remember
a golden post-toddler childhood
in which each day was a journey
ecstatically timeless,
yet within bookends
of coral dawn
and bruised dusk,
between waking from true timeless sleep
and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, age, childhood, earth, love,

Waiting
by Rachel Schlichting
Every day, I sit at my window, waiting
I’ve stayed for you-
I will stay until you come home
And every time, you do
Every time, I jump into...

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Sestina | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, child, i miss you,

My Voice
by Rachel Schlichting
Putting on an outsiders mask, 
Someone tailored a casque
To hide me away
To keep me from straying

Too far.
I have to remain on their radar,
They uphold me...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, angst, anxiety, conflict, confusion,

A Mother's Wait
by Oshit Kul Ratan
Her eyes waited so long now its down for forever
Once he was her’s light and now reason of darkness
Once he was the one she lived...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old, parents, woman, women,

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Mysterious Child
by Nina Parmenter
Entirely made of us, yet somehow not
a part of us, how can you even be?
Why can’t we feel your thoughts and dreams, and what
are you...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, beautiful, child, love, mother,

if it wasn't for me
by Tigerlily Swanson
so last night dad had a go at me, he never physically does anything to me but its his words that hurt. i wrote this...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, depression, parents,

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Shout Out to Mister Rogers
by Mark Toney
Fifty-one years ago, today, on September 21, 1967, Kindness appeared in the form of Fred McFeely Rogers, with his neighborhood of make-believe.  We allowed...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, children, education, encouraging, inspiration,

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Parents Set The Tone
by Caren Krutsinger
Shirt says runs with scissors
Hat says shut up woman
First day of kindergarten
Parents have already set the tone
 
Child knows swear words
Uses them proudly
Anticipating loud laughter
Crestfallen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, school,

How's an Angel Supposed to Learn to Fly
by M.P. Shaudd
Not all Angels 
Need to spread their wings and fly
Some are sent here to be loved
For way too short a time

We don't blame Jesus
But we...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, cancer, deep, fear, inspirational,

A visit with my mother
by Paul Nairne
A visit with my mother..

(She is frai now..almost fragile to the touch as I hold her,She stares out into the harbor,way beyond the harbor, mind...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, dedication, emotions, encouraging, mom,

Our only son
by Mustafa Seker
(Son) Father, mother, time has come,
I’ll go out while I’m still young,
To venture out and see creation,
And wander through every nation.

(Father) Silly boy, don’t you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, age, dark, death, humor,

Finding together
by Frankii Fame
I'm thinking of you, daughter
Of how our life was then
And how it became torn

I wanted to protect your eyes
From faulty human ways

In doing so, my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, abuse, anger, child, emotions,

Raising Cain
by Rico Leffanta
One always sees a familiar face
At every international place
So many believe
That Adam & Eve
Were Mum & Dad to the whole human race

Well, now you know...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, bible, brother, father, international,

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And Then There Are Two
by Bernard Chan

So here we are.
Together again.
I won’t ask you how the years have treated you.
I know.

I remember that moment those years ago,
how your breath caught at...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents, change, child, growing up,

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Big Lies Rile Mama
by Caren Krutsinger
Confused             
Incensed
Riled
Mama
Hears only daughter who often lies
Believing tall tales with big faith
...

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Tyburn | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: parents,