Grandfather Verse Poems

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


Premium MemberThe Best of the Best by Caren Krutsinger
It was the most exciting time;
 it was the best of the best, 
the days I spent with my baby's baby.

Yes, I had a new...

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Categories: verse, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother,

Premium MemberRats by Maurice Rigoler
(Taken from my as yet unpublished book "A New England Boy"


From the kitchen window I would watch them 
scuttling from wood pile to wood pile
crouched...

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Categories: verse, memory,



Premium MemberStill-Billy Bubba by Gregory R Barden

Bubba loved to tend the still
     For otherwise the drip was swill
         ...

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Categories: verse, analogy, grandfather, humorous,

No End by Dennis Foster
there was no end

drenched with dust, mile after mile
across desolate yellow fields
then by scrubby woodland paths
we trudged on and on until morning

at last we came...

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Categories: verse, native american,

Premium Memberadvice taken by cs parker
Grandfather
I know
You wanted
The best for me
So I will take your advice
And leave alone
The petulance and vice
...

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Categories: verse, absence, abuse, addiction, america,

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Categories: verse, imagery, lonely, mental illness,

Premium MemberTell Your Child Everything Please by Caren Krutsinger
What do you think happens when you die?
I asked the sobbing 7-year-old.
She could not quit though.
She was in full-blown
keening, wailing,
shoulder shaking,
lip quivering,
keening, and screaming now,
sobbing...

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Categories: verse, emotions, funny love, grief,

The Homestead by Jan Pearce
“The Homestead”



In my dreams
I still see the house – 
The old country place
Nestled among the Mesquite trees
That whispered a welcoming chant.

The grandmother stands bent over
A...

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Categories: verse, home,

The walls of lost souls of Vietnam by Donna Tymec
The Wall Of Lost Souls Of Vietnam
Have you ever seen the wall? That is the Vietnam Wall.
I have seen this wall, 
I have touched the...

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Categories: verse, dad, father daughter, veterans

Premium Membergone so fast by cs parker
Grandfather
It’s been
So long
For you to
Go so fast
Don’t worry
For this world
Won’t be your last

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Categories: verse, absence, age, america,

I MISS YOU by Remnants of Some Silly Experiences
I miss you in every nook and corner of my heart
And it hits like a dart
I miss you every second that the grandfather clock ticks
I...

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Categories: verse, love, missing, missing you,

Premium MemberLost the Remote in the Living Room by Caren Krutsinger
I lost the remote in the living room.
On Saturday.
My husband and I ran around looking and looking.
At first it was just the couch pillows, we...

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Categories: verse, funny, grandchild, grandfather, grandmother,

Premium MemberThe History of a Wasted Mind by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“The History of a Wasted Mind”

 

What goes through the mind of a recidivist
Fist full of hate and hurt marking time
Fist full of history, got...

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Categories: verse, abuse, child abuse, war,

Death's Game by Cassidy June
Death’s Game

I take your hand
You hold onto to mine
As our week comes to and end
I thought you’d be fine
But in the wake of death
No one...

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Categories: verse, 8th grade, cry, death,

Premium MemberRaised by Everyone by Caren Krutsinger
When I was a child everyone’s mother on my block corrected me.
Every adult in the neighborhood watched me vigilantly, carefully.
Watching for me to do something...

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Categories: verse, age, appreciation, community, environment,

A Presence Beyond My Mind by Reason A. Poteet
A Sistine Chapel lies outside our house,
a cellar used by former runaways.
Recalling stories from our grandpa Joe,
remember how he always kept a horse
to transport couples...

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Categories: verse, allusion, freedom, grandfather, leaving,

Premium MemberDEAR GRAND DAD by Line Gauthier


When you died
     We wept and cried
So much you left
     Inside unsaid
Buried with
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Categories: verse, death, devotion, funeral, goodbye,

That Banyan Tree by Akham nilabirdhwaja Singh
The  village  where  my  father was  born.
After  so  many  years
 Still  not   changed
Except ...

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Categories: verse, nature, remember,

Death in the Thickets by Iris Blade
They can’t find me for I hide in the thickets
I float faceup,
Lips breaking surface just barely
Kissing the air between my teeth
Is it my time to...

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Categories: verse, depression, sad love, suicide,

SONGS WITH OUR EYES CLOSED by Mia Pratt
Every morning we used
to hear you sing 
your free spirited melodies
about holding 
onto God's unchanging hands
and dreaming of one day meeting him 
by the river...

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Categories: verse, celebration, death, grandfather, memory,