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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.
Premium Member If it wasn't for poetry
I am unsure if there's some general word I am going for, but it best fits into the mix, and that would be, 'inspiration.' Having that said ... straight to the heart of the matter...Read More
Categories: son, appreciation, beautiful, bible, inspiration,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member GODS NEW ANGEL
Tonight I will kiss you, long before you wake, tomorrow I will miss you, forever my heart aches. God took you from me, as I layed asleep, where's my little boy? he's where the willows weep. May you rest forever, The lord your soul...Read More
Categories: son, death, emotions, loss, mother
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gods Only Son
“What can I give him poor as I am? If I were a shepherd, I would give him a lamb. If I were a wise man, I would do my part. I know what to give him, I...Read More
Categories: son,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member THE WISH
POTD 23rd Nov 2023 THE WISH As the softer rose shades of twilight fades With a heartfelt gravity, darkness descends Oblivious to the North winds stinging bite ‘Neath this star-speckled sky, his devotion extends to that quintessential ‘Component of Time’ that...Read More
Categories: love, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Led By A Star
Led by a Star's bright rays at Bethlehem, he'd walked so far, this little shepherd boy- with God's commands to come and follow them. More shepherds from afar formed a convoy- ...Read More
Categories: son, birth, christmas, god, jesus,
Form: Terzanelle

Nine Months
Nine months to create you Yet grief is insurmountable She knows you will leave soon Plucked from their homes and families Hundreds of thousands sent to slaughter A disgusting fight over nothing It pains every mother and daughter Boys given tools of...Read More
Categories: son, 10th grade, grief, mother
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Generation Gap
Once I thought the 'Generation Gap' was a pile of crap Yet today I think it's here to...Read More
Categories: father son, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
The Sitting
There was a sitting A séance of sorts Spirited shadows danced In the dimming wick There was a woman Lover and the weak a carver and red meat There was a priest father, a prayer, king of the weaklings There was a rising A séance of...Read More
Categories: son, family, father daughter, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mother
“The most precious gift God gives is the love and care of mother” – Quote by Poet Angels live in heaven, my mother used to say, in the pristine cosmic beauty they all glow as the sparkling...Read More
Categories: angel, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Two Veterans
My father, a WW2 vet My mother too On Veterans Day they first met They got married on Vets Day too ...Read More
Categories: son, courage, dad, hope, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An 'Orphan' Pleads for Mercy
A young man murders his mother and father 'for fun' throws himself on the court's mercy, 'cos he's an 'orphan' The young man...Read More
Categories: son, analogy, death, father, irony,
Form: Couplet
Virgin mother of spring and maiden of light Once fallen offspring of your splendorous son Humbled and now exalted above the height Shining down over all creatures as the sun You are the slim...Read More
Categories: son, bird, mother, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Limbus Infantum
My brother went to limbo Stillborn and unbaptized Faultless but Original Sin Status unknown A soul in liminal space Lost between heaven and hell Damnation spared Salvation denied Consigned by papal decree Resigned to the Mercy of God Wrenched, a mother's...Read More
Categories: anger, mother son, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letter
"A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path." Agatha Christie Childhood...Read More
Categories: son, child, children, emotions, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 3D Glasses
I see you Now stuck in two dimensions They sit you up They lie you down Semi vertical Fully horizontal Yet, I have the coloured lenses Of memory They don't know the man I can see; Cycling, dancing, singing Living a fully rounded...Read More
Categories: father son, life,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Son Poems

Read wonderful son poetry on the following sub-topics: birthday, daughter, forgive me, growing up, father to, inspirational, missing my, mother to and more.

Definition | What is Son in Poetry?