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Grandfather Prose Poems

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

Premium Member Momentum
He stared at the empty sheet in front of him. Everything had been said. Minstrel’s nightmare and it was only ten in the morning. Writer’s...

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Categories: encouraging,

Paternal Grandfather Aaron Harris
Paternal Grandfather Aaron Harris...

Lovely bones long since disintegrated
into dustbin of genealogical history,
if still alive would rank as oldest person
clocking another one incremental increase
asper in chronological...

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Categories: prose, 8th grade, birth, family,

First Farewell
We wrapped a long length of red holy cloth around
his body, slung him between two green bamboo poles,
and carried him to the edge of the...

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Categories: prose, grandfather,

When the roads open their eyes, all the blue fish come to my sea. The road is a smile exits its pink  ear from...

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Categories: prose, beautiful, light,

If Heaven Has a Garden
Footprints through his garden.
My uncle and I once played tag
amongst his greenery;
With muddied shoes
 and fear getting
the best of me
 I had shaken  my...

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© TS Lewis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, garden, grandfather, heaven,

My grandfather's rose bush
     Grandfather's rose bushes

My grandfather loved his roses. He would care for them and ensure they survived the Winter. He was...

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Categories: prose, england, family, grandfather, tribute,

You Too Can Be A Poet
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,

Premium Member The Renegade Who Got Away
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,

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Categories: prose, corruption, courage, endurance, freedom,

Grandfather clocks and dark furniture

Grandfather clocks
And dark furniture.

Grandfather clocks and dark furniture.
A big wood fire with stone surround.
Wooden floors that creek when you walk.
And animal skins for rugs with...

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Categories: dream,

Premium Member I wear many hats
Life can be strange indeed. I, for instance wear many hats. I am a husband, a father, a grandfather, a Christian, not a Christian, a...

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© Uwe Stroh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety, blue,

Child Reading a Magazine
Jack, age 6, loves the iPad he uses in kindergarten. He already navigates the net to some degree. But when he accompanied his father to...

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Categories: computer,

Premium Member Untimely Silence
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: prose, depression, destiny, grief, health,

Something He Sees While Praying
I have an old friend who was told some time ago he had six months to live. We live far apart now and he told...

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Categories: god,

The Baton, A Letter To My Children
The Baton, A Letter to my Children
Curtis Johnson

Dear Pam, Curt, and Jem,
My father, your grandfather, died when I was 13 years of age.
Pam, when I...

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Categories: analogy, family, father, future,

The Old Rocking Chair

 Grandpa's old rocking chair lies varnished in the altar of my antiquated dreams.


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Categories: dream, grandfather,

Premium Member YOU ARE NOT
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: prose, abuse, child abuse, childhood,

African Silence
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: prose, abuse, africa, conflict, culture,


She has always been special to me. Even before she was born. My precious granddaughter.
Would she ever feel the same closeness for me...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, child, cute love,

Premium Member ReGenesis Peerage
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: prose, beauty, culture, earth, earth

My Grandfather
I lost my grandfather 
When I was ten
And though 
I have always missed him
Every so often
Out of the corner of my eye
I see him
As real...

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© CJ Krieger  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandfather,