Grandmother Poems

Grandmother Poems

Poems for Grandmothers

A grandmother's job never ends. Many grandmothers in our society step in to raise children when their mother is unavailable. Even in the best of situations, having a grandmother to help with child raising and to provide a softer touch is often a welcome intrusion. The other side of the issue is that grandmothers have to realize when it is time to step back and keep their mouths shut. If there is a healthy father and mother, they are the ones with the final say in how to raise their children.

Grandmother Poetry 1-10 of 53

  • by Ricky R. Hernandez
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Grandma's Wings

Grandma I wonder
where you keep your wings.

Are they hung in your closet
with the rest of your things?

Do you put them away
and just use them at night

or give them to …

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  • Rating: 4.47
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I love this poem so much, a tear dropped off my eyes, but it's sad I can't share it with my granny because she passed away 2 years ago. I miss you so much granny...rest on till we meet to part no …

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Poem About Death Of Grandmother, Future Feelings About Grandma

Its only been a few minutes but seems like an eternity to me.
I miss my Grandma Flossie already and I wish she had stayed here with me.

Its only been a few hours but a million tears I …

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  • Rating: 4.42
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My grandmother passed away November 22, 1996 so this poem touched me. I know it's been 18 years but I still miss her dearly.

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  • by Lindsey M. Moulton
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Nana's Little Angel

Nana you are special
Your love knows no bounds
A room takes special warmth whenever you're around
You think I'm cute and talented and maybe even wise
But I know that's why all …

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  • Stories 9
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  • Rating: 4.39
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Hi I'm Madisen, I'm 11 yrs old and was looking for a poem for my nanas birthday coming up soon, she passed away last year and I miss her very badly of course, anyways this poem was awesome and is …

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  • by April Johnson
  • Published: 2/15/2006
I Was Thinking Of Love, And You Came To Mind

The poem below is dedicated to my Grandmother:

I was thinking of Love, and you came to mind.....I have many memories I would like to rewind.
Do you remember those days I would lie in your …

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  • Rating: 4.39
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That was so touching and beautiful! I'm so sorry for your loss. I dread the day I lose a grandparent, they mean so much more to me than anyone knows. That poem was truly amazing, how you got …

  • by Hanna Shank
  • Published: 5/7/2008
Grandma's Pie

Apple Pie reminds me of my Grandma
She always made me one for holidays
She knew it was my favorite and hers
Was by far the best.
I was with her when she first got sick
Taking care of …

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  • by Donna C. Elkins
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Grandma's Lil' Girl


Grandma, I was thinking of you today and a smile tickled my face.
Remembering all the things you taught me, like always to say grace.
I remember sitting in your lap while you read the …

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  • Rating: 4.37
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My grandma died 5 years ago because of brain cancer. She was a very important part of my life. Now she is not with me but her memories always bring a smile on face. She was very important for me and …

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  • by Michele S. Reeves
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Thank You For Being There, Grandma

Grandma,
A baby cradled in your arms...
Teaching me your gentle charms.
Growing up with you by my side...
Learning from you never to lie.
To understand and not judge too...
Love and …

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  • Stories 21
  • Emailed 164
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  • Rating: 4.35
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Thank you very much for sharing the best poems I have found. My grandmother passed away 20 years ago. There is not a day goes by I don't think about her. She taught me how to Love and to forgive. …

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  • by Sherrie Collins
  • Published: 2/15/2006
My Child's Child

a journey in my mind today '
I watch the years fly, where is my little boy?
The pictures that tell a story how you grew so fast.
Once a little boy with trucks and slides
to fill your …

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  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 77
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  • Rating: 4.33
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I'm sending this poem to our son, who is in Iraq. He has only seen his daughter on Skype. I want him to know how much his father, and I love, and miss him. In addition, we our so very PROUD of him.

  • by Taylor M. Villiere
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Don't Take Her Away From Me

Please don't take her away
I was her favorite
I knew how to act
I knew how to treat people
All because of her
I knew I was happy
When I was with her
She held me and said
When …

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  • Stories 2
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  • Rating: 4.29
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WOW, this is very powerful. This poem actually made me cry. Its amazing the power that a grandmother holds in our life. Very well captured.

  • by Bridget A. Miller
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Profile Of My Grandma

The way it smells when she cooks.
When you're bad, the way she looks.
How she would do anything to help a friend.
The way she'll stick by you until the end.
She's one of the nicest people …

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  • Rating: 4.28
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Today is my mamaw's birthday and I called to read it to her and she started crying saying it was the most beautiful thing she has ever heard.

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