Grandmother Poems

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It’s Time To Smile
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

I’m a Covid child...
Recognize my smile...
You’ve never seen my face...
It’s been covered for a while...

My eyes dart left...
And then to the right...
My eyes are wide open...
And full of fright...


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Our Grandmothers
by Maya Angelou

She lay, skin down in the moist dirt,
the canebrake rustling
with the whispers of leaves, and
loud longing of hounds and
the ransack of hunters crackling the near
branches.

She muttered, lifting her head a nod toward
freedom,
I shall not, I shall not be moved.

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New Reality
by Nicholas Kolaric

I am tired,
A life has expired
A person who I deeply admired.
The future that was selected
Came when I least expected.
I don't know what tonight will be,
Little did I know that she would be free.

The sound of a rattling diesel engine
did catch my attention - I knew that machine wasn't beeping.

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Miss Ida
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Although she was my grandmama,
We all called her Miss Ida.
Children and grandchildren alike did succumb
To this quaint, obscure, southern custom.

In the days of gold and lavender,
Mother was "Miss," and father was "Mister."
When buttercups danced in the sun,
When skies were vaguely cinnamon.


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I am an Angel
by Maeverik Foxwood

My Grandmother said so.

She Also said that I wouldn't achieve my true form until
The Apocalypse,

at which point in time,

I, an Angel, would help usher in the era of
The Extinction of Man.


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Recent Grandmother Poems
Holding Onto Grandpa’s Hand
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

What’s it like to have a grandpa…
To know from where you came…
He’ll teach you about your history…
Give you his family name…

He’ll teach you to seek cover…
When there’s a storm in the air…
He’ll help you understand…
That justice isn’t always fair…


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It’s Time To Smile
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

I’m a Covid child...
Recognize my smile...
You’ve never seen my face...
It’s been covered for a while...

My eyes dart left...
And then to the right...
My eyes are wide open...
And full of fright...


......

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My Grandma
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

Grandma finally left
the house today...
We were all very concerned
needless to say...

She had stayed in her room
for many years...
Ever since Elvis died
she had shed many tears...


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New Reality
by Nicholas Kolaric

I am tired,
A life has expired
A person who I deeply admired.
The future that was selected
Came when I least expected.
I don't know what tonight will be,
Little did I know that she would be free.

The sound of a rattling diesel engine
did catch my attention - I knew that machine wasn't beeping.

......

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Beautiful
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

in my blooming past
grandma was a beautician
who valued my words

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