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.

Poems about Grandmothers

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  1. Grandma's Wings

    • By Ricky R. Hernandez
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Grandma Being An Angel

    Grandma, I wonder
    where you keep your wings.

    Are they hung in your closet

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    Oh my gosh, that story was soooooo touching. My Nana means the world to me, and she is the only one who has been there for me every day. Her warm hugs are comforting. I bet we all think that...

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  3. Nana's Little Angel

    • By Lindsey M. Moulton
    • Published: February 2006

    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,

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    Thanks for this poem it is really nice. My Nana's birthday is tomorrow and I wanted a poem for her and I'm glad I chose this site. Thanks again. Also to the writer thank you for writing a...

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  4. Grandma

    • By Michele S. Reeves
    • Published: February 2006
    Thank You For Being There

    Grandma,
    A baby cradled in your arms...
    Teaching me your gentle charms.
    Growing up with you by my side...

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    Thank you for this lovely poem. I lost my grandma last September to cancer in four places. I didn't even want to start to think about life without her here. I know it will be hard, but I have...

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  6. Grandma's Lil' Girl

    • By Donna C. Elkins
    • Published: February 2006
    Memories Of Grandma

    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 Bible out loud,
    To hear me sing a gospel song made you so proud.

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    My grandmother is the most important part of my life, so I wouldn't like to experience that feeling. I'm sorry for your loss.

  7. I Was Thinking Of Love And You Came To Mind

    • By April Johnson
    • Published: February 2006

    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 lap

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    My dad grew up hungry and on a dirt floor. He had to work when he was twelve. He sold ice cream cones to people at the train station. My mother had four siblings and a father who left and...

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  8. Great-Grandmother, A Beautiful Woman

    • By Jacquia Lindsay
    • Published: February 2006
    Tribute Poem To A Great Grandmother

    Strong, beautiful black woman, so peaceful and serene,
    You deserve to live in Paradise and shown the finer things.
    Life has dealt you plenty of cards, some winning, others bad,
    And tides have brought in waves of memories: both happy and sad.

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    I hope you don't mind that I shared this poem with a Great Grandmother in our church, she has custody of her two great grandchildren, one of them is 8 and the other is just born 3 months...

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  10. Granny

    Her smile can light up a room
    Her presence is of grace
    Her opinions are heard without one word
    but by the look upon her face...

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    This is everything that my grandmother had done for me until she deid from cancer but all I know is when my kids have their own. I will be just like her because she showed me how to be the...

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  11. Future Feelings About Grandma

    Poem About Death Of Grandmother

    It's 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.

    It's only been a few hours but a million tears I have shed.

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    My grandma passed away on the 16th of January, a day before my Cambridge IGCSE results came out. I was pained because I wanted her to see my results because I really worked hard for them....

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  12. Profile Of My Grandma

    • By Bridget A. Miller
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem For A Loving 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.

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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.

  13. My Guardian Angel

    • By Susan Perry
    • Published: September 2015
    Grandma Is A Blessing Poem

    Are there guardian angels?
    I believe so
    For God gave me a beautiful lady
    to help watch me grow

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    I love my grandmother. My mother left me within six months after I was born and my father died in an accident. My mother never looked back. My grandmother was the one who raised me up till...

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