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Son Poems | Examples of Son Poetry

Son Poems. Below are examples of poems about sons. This list of son poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern 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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List of Son Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Game over SillyToy Boys Jueju son, allegory, analogy, boy, dad,
Premium Member Poem Are ghosts real Mockingbird Stevenson Rhyme child, children, father son,
I be wipin ery'day SillyToy Boys Burlesque son, bible, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Heading Out Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse son, care, earth, green, health,
A follow-up question i asked of a man who despises women Word Awl I do not know? son, allusion, america, angel, anger,
Jason's Testimony Paul Nairne Narrative betrayal, father, father son,
Fast flatulence Robbie McClellan Narrative dad, father son, funny,
Chosen : ode to unforgotten soil JP Thomas Rhyme son, art, childhood, deep, family,
My Bubbies Eric Schojan Lyric father, father son, parents,
Stirring Crockery Owen Yeates Rhyme mother son,

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The Bicycle
by Marc Acrich
The Bicycle
Mommie, daddie
where is my bicycle? 
Well, we gave it your brother,
why dad
because we saw you jump off curbs with it.
So we are going to...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mother son,

Like mother like son
by andrew rogers
I always thought that I was like my dad.
People tell me that I look like him
So, I just suspected that we were similar.

He doesn’t show...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, best friend, family, mother

Trampoline troubles
by Robbie McClellan
I decided to have an Andy Griffith moment with Tyler and Violet last night and brought them outside to check out the once every century...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, animal, child, dad, father

Jesus Truly the Son of God -John 5: 18
by Gordon McConnell
Jesus came and walked upon the earth
here He claimed to be God's son
what was this that was happening?
God in human flesh truly this was done

This...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, jesus, son,

i made him a milkshake
by P.S. AWTRY
I made him a milkshake for breakfast
he slurped it up
wiped his mouth
left the glass and green straw on the table

I glanced at it all day...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son,

FOREVER BROKEN
by Poetic Judy Emery
FOREVER BROKEN

If I should have my last dance with you,
would you remember all my steps?
If I shall die, would you care?
I know I’m asking this...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, death, emotions, heartbroken, loss,

MISSING YOU
by Poetic Judy Emery
MISSING YOU

When the trees shed their leaves 
I think of you.
When the nights are cold
I look for you to hold
Oh, how I face this world...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, cry, death, longing, loss,

BRAINLESS TODAY
by Poetic Judy Emery
BRAINLESS TODAY


Brainless today, like many other days
But who ever likes to brag about days like this? 
My heart is deeply broken with no repair 
people...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, depression, environment, grandson,

Thank you not sarcasm
by Nagella Jean-Baptiste
Thank you for helping me find myself.
A new discovery I never knew.
You came into my life with a blessing from above.
I will cherish you like...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: family, mother son, truth,

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Caleb
by Wren Rushing
9/23/ 1989 - 1/09/2009

Grief dropped like a huge guillotine
 on the world of me, my daughter and wife.
My son Caleb was only nineteen,
 when too...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, father son, funeral,

SON OF MINE
by Anyabolu Ifeanyi Gentle
SON OF MINE

The sky darkens,
Rain gathers and descends,
Seeds planted by the farmer,
Trunks shaped by the sawyer,
Nails drove in by the hammer,
What goes around comes around,
This...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: caregiving, children, father son,

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Summer Rhyme
by Wren Rushing
Summer releases my inner child, 
 with days spent freely running wild.
Basking on sun kissed beaches
 and building castles with sand I've piled.

Wetting a hook...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, family, father son,

MOTHER
by Speare Earth Poetry
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'Better lose the saddle than the horse'.
Every mother's voice echo these 7 words 
To her child, not just out of love, 
Not entirely for love...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, africa, birth, joy, mother,

Definition Of Love
by MD Asadur Rahman
What is Love..asks all, knows none,
Some believe its fake,
Others call it true,
As it teaches you lessons,
Taught by none,
Often considered to be a blessing,
Which later turns...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, emotions, inspirational love, love,

The Prodigal's Journey
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
My last blood come home, 
when all wits and strength failed him, 
not brutal like our blood line, 
but sought for what men, never sought!...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, adventure, appreciation, celebration, father

Our only son
by Mustafa Seker
(Son) Father, mother, time has come,
I’ll go out while I’m still young,
To venture out and see creation,
And wander through every nation.

(Father) Silly boy, don’t you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, age, dark, death, humor,

It's Just A Rock
by Michael Barber
Settle deep in the creek as the waters consistently flow
Where the crawdads hide and upon which algae grow
A stepping stone as the children run to...

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Rhyme Royal | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, encouraging, father son,

Eula Gee
by Rico Leffanta
Here lies Father John with his mum
Who told everyone John was dumb
Her final scoff,
"What a RIP-off!
You must be as dumb as they come!"

Well, lightening soon...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, christian, death, eulogy, grave,

Daddy And No 1 Son
by eric ploscik
No one that I admire more
No one else that left such a mark on me
No one that hasn't expected far more
No one that has kept...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, son,

Her Meteor
by Gelase Magnificat
Actually, I am not a good forecaster
And She was not that good forecaster
Audibly none is that perfect worthily
Adducing, we all are artists worthily.

But she did...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: son, africa, lonely, lost love,