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.

Poems From Grandchildren

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  1. I Miss You

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

    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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    Today I miss you a lot, Dadu, and I'm feeling so guilty that I could not see you one last time. You know what Dadu, after the death of Papa I was upset but never feel alone because you were...

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  3. 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 grandfather died from a heart attack. He always loved me and was a very good man. I miss you and love you. You're always in our hearts.

  4. My Last Visit

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

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

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    My grandad passed away May 2014. He was my everything. I loved him so much. He was like my best friend. The stories he shared were amazing. He was a lovely father I have ever known. All he...

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  6. My Granddaddy, My Best Friend

    • By Lauren E. Garner
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Tribute To Grandpa

    Picture

    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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    At least you spent 14 years with him. I've never even seen my maternal grandpa, and my paternal grandpa expired when I was 4.

  7. The Way We Were Our Bond

    Poem About the Bond with a Grandpa

    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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  8. Granddad

    Grandpa Is Dead Poem

    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 poem is so moving. My grandpa died Thursday. It was hard on all of the family. We always went to him for comfort. This poem is helping me get through my grief.

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  10. Fishing With My Grandpa

    • By Dawneisha Washington
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Spending Time With Grandpa

    My Grandpa and I do a lot of things together,
    But fishing with my Grandpa is the best ever.
    I love going to the lake when the sky is all blue.
    I love riding in my Grandpa's boat, too.

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    Love your poem about fishing with your Grandpa. There are millions of fish in the oceans and ponds, but being with your Grandpa is a beautiful bond! Enjoy every memory with him; it's priceless!

  11. What Is A Grandpa?

    What is a Grandpa?

    A grandpa is a father; a grandpa is a son.
    A grandpa is a husband; all grandpas are loved....

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    I just lost my grandpa a week before last, he passed in his sleep two days before my birthday. I was very close to him, he was my best friend and like a dad to me. But he's in heaven with my...

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  12. 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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    Beautiful poem. I love it. One of my favorites on this website.

  13. Up Above

    • By Brianna Martins
    • Published: June 2008

    When you were here you brightened the day,
    with your positive attitude and charming smile.

    I loved when I came up to you for a hug,...

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    My grandad died a year ago of cancer and I've never been the same since. He touched so many peoples heart he made so many people laugh. He was such an inspirational person. Then he got sick...

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