Grandfather Poetry Poems

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


You Too Can Be A Poet by Timothy McGuire
You Too Can Be A Poet


Dear Budding Poet,

Today modern poetry is a way to touch souls with a language that cannot be only spoken. It...

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Categories: poetry, writing,

No Chorus by Dalton Ogletree
3/13/15

To many my words were gloomy
But it was absolutely groovy
As I continued to speak truly
Whether or not it was seen as spooky

They said I needed...

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Categories: dark, poetry, rap, word



The Renegade Who Got Away by Janet Bingham
I'm American, a Cherokee.
The white settlers slaughtered our families
on the Trail of Tears.
Our women escaped the white settlers
between the sheets.
We stumbled along the dusty roads,
dragging...

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Categories: poetry, corruption, courage, endurance, freedom,

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: poetry, depression, destiny, grief, health,

Premium MemberElegy For My Father by Edward Ibeh
Godwin Adizue Ibeh 
(1937-2017)


Mr. Godwin Adizue Ibeh
Aged 79 years
Was and is 
My beloved, doting father
“Is” because he remains
Spiritually present 
Present 
In my memory
Present 
In pictures and mementos 
Present 
In my dreams,...

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Categories: poetry, death, eulogy, father, how

History by Erwing Centeno
No need for introductions I'm the man of the hour,
Others have big plans to make me disappear into clouds of ashes, 
I don't now stress,...

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Premium MemberYOU ARE NOT by Darren White
YOU!
Yes you, if you were still here I'd yell at you
I'd go to you
I'd look at you and show you I am still here

I am...

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Categories: poetry, abuse, child abuse, childhood,

African Silence by ISAAC KINZAMBI
African silence

Since when have you been speaking?
Like a thunder you have been
In which language have you been teaching?
Like a master you had seen
My son saying...

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Categories: poetry, abuse, africa, conflict, culture,

Premium MemberThe Whips Of History - 4 by Justin Bordner
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their...

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Categories: history, passion, poetry,

Premium MemberRemembering Neethu Panicker - Chapter 2 by Brian Johnston
Chapter 2

All her emails took months to reveal Chapter One
But the trust between us kept on growing,

On her part, perhaps getting that I really cared,
And...

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Categories: friendship, grandfather, poetry,

Premium MemberReGenesis Peerage by Gerald Dillenbeck
If MoonLight frames GrandMother,
and GrandFather radiates SolarPower of Synthesis
then Mother emerges as Earth’s BiLaterally yin-yin
win-win FlowingSpinning Rivers
baptizing embryonic holonic ecosystems,
and Father emerges as Universe’s DNA-Yang...

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Categories: poetry, beauty, culture, earth, earth

Premium MemberMessengers of the Muses: A Poet's Worth by Teddy Kimathi
My grandfather once told me that the death
of a poet was as saddening as a burning library;
how right he was!

Before, I thought poetry was just...

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Categories: poetry, identity, imagery, inspiration, inspirational,

If I Had Cancer by Patricia Janke

The Big C

If I had cancer I would cry
Brother, mother, grandfather
Lost to this disease
Firsthand knowledge not a gift
Could it be a lie?

If I had cancer...

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Categories: poetry, bereavement, courage, dark, death,

Premium MemberRereading by Robert Ronnow
Rereading the poems of others
and my own. Community across
time and graves. What's left
exceeds in significance
one's last moment. Yet
his last moment must have been
exceedingly important
for the...

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Categories: poetry, animal, community, grandfather, morning,

Body meet Avalanche by K.M North
I was a prophet, wrapped in my mothers arms
brightest eyes that saw a darkened world
my brother was the halo figure, a golden arm for slingshots
a...

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Categories: poetry, absence, age, brother, childhood,

Premium MemberWood Carving by John lawless
            Wood Carving


He sits there, not quite motionless, for
even the comfortable must alter their
perception...

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Categories: poetry, childhood, grandfather, nostalgia,

AM GOING NOW by Nehemiah T. Haokip
AM GOING NOW

AM GOING NOW

Am going now
do not plage me with a tears
when I die
for I will b happy in a heaven canaan

tell the world...

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Slow Down the Clock by Howard Dion
When we get old with arthritis in our bones we make thoughtful decisions about the use of our time. We can amuse our grandchildren while...

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Categories: poetry, age, body, grandfather, health,

Suicide: A Path to Freedom by Miya Fontaine
Why is it when someone go kill them self 
That they always have to go for such a violent way?
Is your life so miserable?
Wouldn't you...

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Categories: poetry, grandfather, suicide,

Way Down South by Ken Jordan
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: Way Down South           
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: June/2014


Growing up
way 
down south 
in
Florida -

was like
a 
fiesta -

We would
go to
the
beach,

swim, run,
and 
play

in 
the white 
sand -

and
soon...

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Categories: poetry, childhood,