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Son Poems | Examples of Son Poetry

Son Poems - Examples of all types of son poetry to share and read. This list of son poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Share and read beautiful examples of all types of poems for and about sons including inspirational poetry from a father to a son, mother to a son, and more. See how poets have wonderfully written their affection to a son and have dedicated some beautiful poems to their child. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of son poetry. This list of works about son is an excellent resource for examples of how to write son poems.

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My Hero
A hero is a person who 'encourages', That 'hero' is my beacon light; Everyone has a her, say it fictional or a non-fictional one, I've one who's non-fictional one, and I call him 'Daddy'! He...Read More
Categories: son, 8th grade, dad, family,
Form: Free verse

God the father; hope of the Son He created the day, ruled by the Sun Beneath His feet, He placed the Earth, and man, He placed in its Heart. All there in, to rule in turn....Read More
Categories: deep, devotion, father son,
Form: Lyric
Whatever Works
Tell him what to do he doesn't Tell him not to do it he does If that's not contrarian then perhaps it's libertarian Though as a septuagenerian I think it utilitarian...Read More
Categories: father son, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member mom's Vaccination
On February 18th-Thursday when I had a blood draw. In there we saw my mother’s ex-co worker from Target. Fortunately she was the one who helped me. My mother then asked if they’re doing...Read More
Categories: son, christian, devotion, mom, mother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member CHILD QUIRKS
My child God’s gift… his quirks mirth-filled… bath spree glee flows… meal times burps great… play hours ease stress… art shows truths learned… thumbs up love sign… blest pray’r thanks*, Lord! gestures waves praise… let’s sleep sweet dreams! *Psalm136:1 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. February...Read More
Categories: son, appreciation, blessing, child, christian,
Form: Footle

Good news came my way today February 21 2021 courtesy late father
Good news came my way today February 21, 2021 courtesy late father Papa - purportedly named after paternal grandmother Sadie, her mom's Yiddish name Basia Brana (or Brandla), she took two B letters and found American boys' names that kind of echoed her...Read More
Categories: son, absence, appreciation, celebration, dad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hand Me Downs -- BOTH Audio and Text
My wife and I prefer hand-me-downs to new things in most cases, but then, we're antiques freaks - Lots o’ fog an’ kinda brisk that mid-November morning when my an’ Russell’s tackle boxes spread to...Read More
Categories: son, family, father daughter, father
Form: Verse
Premium Member Two Dads -- 1st Half
Here's why this was necessary... This is, as indicated, the 1st HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. The 2nd half had to be posted separately due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations. No other...Read More
Categories: father son,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Two Dads -- 2nd Half
Here's the deal, folks... This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. The 1st...Read More
Categories: father son,
Form: Verse
“… Progress toward retrogression…” yes, I questioned diagnosis with mixed emotions as fear swelled over courage, striving to prevail yet, faith in God* surmounted my motherly qualms. *Mark 11:22 And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. February...Read More
Categories: son, anxiety, character, christian, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member cygnet returns
Mom's bosom, milky pond, nest, where divine twin swans, with warm cozy wings, count twinkling stars till cygnets return from deadly zones. Behold, how swans swell their wings to warm son. (Syllable count: 1/2/3/4/5 – 5/4/3/2/1, Image 3 Feb. 19, 2021 Double Tetractys 7 Poetry Contest Contest sponsor:...Read More
Categories: love, mom, son,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Thanksgiving for Mary, Our Mother
O Jesus Divine Master I thank and bless Your most merciful Heart Gor having given us Mary most holy as our mother Teacher Queen From the cross You placed us all in her hands May all permit themselves to be led by...Read More
Categories: son, christian, jesus, mom, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jimmy
I sit alone in a darkening car, waiting for Jimmy, a soccer star. He's taking longer these days, it seems; but he's one who gets tangled in his dreams. My neighbor sees me, asks if I'm OK; just waiting for...Read More
Categories: son, absence, anniversary, bereavement, death,
Form: Rhyme
A kids moral decadence
Now, he is fed up with his rubber pistol, Irrepressibly itching for Hard Metal: To every onlooker crystal clear That Kingsley has drowned his fear Of spraying bullets 360o degrees And blood stains bestowing a black grease. Whom we should reproach...Read More
Categories: son, adventure, character, child, father
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Was A Good Morning Until
"Billy, it's time! Get up for school!' "But, Mom- my arm is hurting bad! Oh please don't make me, don't be cruel- I must stay home- though I am sad." "But, Billy, can you lift your arm?" "I can't, it's...Read More
Categories: absence, mother son, school,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Son Poems

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Definition | What is Son in Poetry?