Grandfather Poems

Grandfather Poems

Poems about Grandpa

One does not have to do anything to become a grandfather. It simply happens when your child has a child. It is up to you to decide how involved you will be in your grandchild's life. There is an inherent biological relationship but the emotional bonding between grandfather and grandchild comes only with effort. It happens when the grandchild sees that you are open to forming a relationship. It happens when you get off your easy chair and make the effort to see what matters to your grandchild.

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Together Yet Apart

It's gotten harder and harder
since the day you went away
but still people keep telling me
everything shall be okay...

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My granddad died of heart cancer in January and it felt like I lost part of me. This poem is so lovely and it sums up how I feel perfectly.

Poem About Qualities Of A Hero
  • By Julie Mills
  • Published: September 3, 2014
A True Hero

What makes a man a hero?
I've often thought this through.
It's someone who is macho?
It's someone who is true?...

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Poem About the Bond with a Grandpa
The Way We Were Our Bond

Beautiful blue eyes with serenity of the sea,
Reflection of the skies on a bright and sunny day,
My little hand in yours, my protector and my guide,
Don't walk too fast, Granddad, for I am by your side....

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I read this poem at my grandfather's funeral and it was so perfect. This perfectly describes my grandfather and how he loved me and the entire family. I wish I would have found it before he...

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Poem Tribute to Grandpa
  • By Lauren E. Garner
  • Published: February 2006
My Granddaddy, My Best Friend

The one that is my friend,
The one that is my guide.
How much I love, and how much I care,
Is too much to describe.

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My father and grandpa broke up three years back. Before that I have lived five years with my grandpa, and the day we broke up, from that day I miss him a lot. I love you grandpa and I miss...

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Poem About Grandfather Clock Watching Over Family
  • By James Sielschott
  • Published: September 3, 2014
The Grandfather Clock

In a dusty, dark corner of a very old house, sits the tall, wooden worn out clock.
It has seen its share of memories and pain, keeping perfect time with a tick and a tock.

From weddings to funerals, losses and gains, sorrows and days filled with fun. ...

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Poem About Saying Goodbye to Great Grandpa
  • By Alexis Abraham
  • Published: August 2008
My Last Visit

It's time
to say goodbye.
I'm so upset,
my mouth has gone dry....

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I'm so glad that the author of this poem has shared this my grandpa is now dying and it is so hard to say goodbye especially when you're not ready. Unfortunately muscular dystrophy has...

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Grandfather's Death
  • By Laura. B
  • Published: November 2007
I Miss You

Every day I wonder why
You were taken high up to the sky,
And I didn't get a chance to say goodbye,
I'm sorry....

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I lost my granddad when I was 9. I'm 17 now and I'm still not over it. I miss him so much. I didn't get to say goodbye. He died of lung cancer and didn't tell us till it was at the last few...

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Grandpa Is Dead
Granddad

The smile on your face is a lasting memory in our hearts,.
Nothing in this world, not even life or death, can keep us apart.
You have always been the one we went to for advice,
Whenever we were just upset, or even just a bit uptight, ...

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This made me cry my eyes out. I lost my grandfather 8 years ago all my sisters have dreamt of him and him telling them he loves them but I haven't. For 3 years straight I cried myself to...

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Just Like Him

He taught me how to build a fire;
he gave me hope and desire.

He taught me how to build a chair; ...

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  • By Karen W. Burton
  • Published: February 2006
Whispers In The Wind

As I sit and look into the horizon,
I watch the sun setting over the field.
The wind chimes dangling in the breeze,
Reminding me of peacefulness....

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