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Grandfather Prose Poetry Poems

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: england, family, grandfather, tribute,

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: corruption, courage, endurance, freedom,

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: depression, destiny, grief, health,

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: 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: abuse, africa, conflict, culture,

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: beauty, culture, earth, earth

If I Had Cancer

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: bereavement, courage, dark, death,

Body meet Avalanche
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

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© K.M North  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, age, brother, childhood,

Premium Member Wood Carving
            Wood Carving

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

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Categories: childhood, grandfather, nostalgia,

Slow Down the Clock
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: age, body, grandfather, health,

Suicide: A Path to Freedom
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: grandfather, suicide,

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

Growing up
down south 
Florida -

was like
fiesta -

We would
go to

swim, run,

the white 
sand -


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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood,

Premium Member My Dearest Daughter
My Dearest Daughter

Melanie, dear Melanie, I know that you know my thoughts
are always about you, my concerns are always for you,
my heartache weeps for you,...

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Categories: daughter, prejudice, universe,

The clock strikes twelve
The clock strikes twelve
and it is time for her to go now,
I hold her for another hour;
she tells me she really has to be going,

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Categories: beautiful, for her, i

Your My Dear Friend
We have been together
treasured joy now for many years
we trust each other with our
emotions, with affection, tears,

Any day when you are sick or hurting
I feel...

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Categories: community, culture, dad, daughter,

The Novelist
'Twas the night of that particular evening whose noon-tide bade wondrous twilights and whose moon suffused in its consummated prophecy. Men perched themselves around balefully...

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Categories: allegory, beautiful,