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Growing Up Son Poems

These Growing Up Son poems are examples of poetry about Growing Up Son. These are the best examples of Son Growing Up poems written by international poets.

Premium Member Child of Mine
Oh child of mine with wayward thought.
 Remembering naught that which I've taught.
Those things of wisdom to make you strong.
Those morals of right rather than...

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Categories: child, childhood, father son,

Premium Member Chasing The Sun

Standing on the beach outside the Spanish City at Whitley Bay we would see the PO ferry on the horizon, and the chase...

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Categories: son, beach, boat, mum, my

Dear Mother
Your growing up from young to old
Your waking up for me in the nights 
Your worrying for me in the brights 
Your smiling seeing me...

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Categories: son, beautiful, birth, blessing, care,

To Conner, With Love
I know you don’t want to hear it
But one day you WILL 
look up and think, 
“Dammit Mom”
And then notice the rose-gold
Of a sunset

Just like...

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© Kim Hyde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: son, boy, childhood, family, growing

Hush now…
He fixes bed…
Hums rest-filled lullaby…
My special child brings me to sleep*
He snores.

*Psalm 4:8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for...

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Categories: son, appreciation, child, christian, encouraging,

Success, for Jeremy
by Michael R. Burch

for Jeremy

We need our children to keep us humble
between toast and marmalade;

there is no time for a ticker-tape parade
before bed, no award,...

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Categories: son, boy, child, childhood, children,


Breath intertwined, mine his. 
Gulps visceral
Hold it, hold it, hold it. Please. 

Hair tickles chin, coarser now. 
Hand hooked. Grip for protection. Mine, his?...

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Categories: son, birth, childhood, devotion, growing

No words can express my elation at becoming a mother
Show my tears of joy on that perfect wintery morn
Go and show my parents our tiny...

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Categories: son, birth, growing up, moving

Premium Member The Old Covered Bridge
When I was ten I got a bike one Christmas
I learned to ride that morning, 
	though the snow was several inches on the ground
Though the...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: son, age, father, growing up,

Premium Member To my son, on his birthday
Time pulls you upward to adulthood 
and narrows your face. 
You build new connections
as the old threads break.

Your smile sizzles with intuition, 
but your moods...

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Categories: son, boy, growing up, love,

Premium Member Sins of Our Fathers
In hindsight
I suspect my dad silently hoped,
secretly conceived,
vicariously needed his dream
I would become a multi-talented musician.

He said, No.
behind my mother's gentle apron
strings of soft-voiced disappointment,

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Categories: discrimination, father son, growing

First day in a new school
Ok keep below the radar, stay out of sight,
Bury your head in the sand, do not incite,
Why get involved, it’s not your fight,
Zip up your...

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Categories: son, 1st grade, bullying, cheer

The Son
Whoa mommy 
Oh where's daddy?
Am i the only son?
I guess he became A ghost
After conserving me, 
Destined to be in the dark
Formulated obstacles and schedules.

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Categories: son, 11th grade, abortion, age,

Premium Member MUM'S THE WORD
My favorite word is mum
Mine may be aged ...
but I am so blessed to still have her in my life

On reflection
I realise when I was...

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Categories: son, appreciation, love, mother daughter,

Premium Member The Man who went to Jail
He always did the things he liked to do
Ignored by mom and dad, who'd not say boo
Yes, he became the man who went to jail

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Categories: son, growing up, parents, sad,

Another Season
These long days of summer
seemed longer than most, 
and I recount the changes
as the season draws closed.
You turned a year older
and learned how to drive.

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Categories: son, 11th grade, for him,


I Was Just a Teenage, Yet I’ll Not Forget That Day
When We Were Notified That My Brother Was an MIA
That Chilling Notice...

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Categories: son, angst, brother, heartbreak, heartbroken,

Premium Member Years Wasted to Gone

When a toddler of three, he knew not the debris
his Mother bequeathed when leaving him to feel free.
Left with a Father ignorant of his son’s...

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Categories: children, confidence, father son,

The Bicycle Lesson

For half an hour, 
he was a few feet in front of me,
trying to tame the little metal beast,  
jittery under the torrent of...

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Categories: son, child, father, growing up,

Who am I
One minute, one hour, one day, one life
The same face, the same eyes
Ask this baby born what does he want to be
When a grown man...

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Categories: son, daughter, depression, family, growing