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Family Poems

No one is ever born into Life alone. Everyone has shared the bond of family, at least at birth, and for many people it is a bond that will follow them throughout life. For many people it is the most important bond of all.

Family Poems (1-50)

  • by Kit McCallum
    We do not have to wait until "Mother's Day" or special occasions to remind our mothers how much they mean to us.
  • by Psqahs
    Do you ever wish your sisters would treat you with a little more respect? Being the baby of the family is hard.
  • by Tara Simms
    Have you ever experienced the magic and awe that comes from watching your children sleep?
  • by Paul Hoekman
    The birth of a child, in some ways, is not unlike the exciting day in the life of a snowflake.
  • by Mindy Carpenter
    A family dynasty is always based on love. And, perhaps, on biscuits, too.
  • by Joyce Sousa
    The mother and son relationship is always a special one. But it takes a talented writer to put that into words.
  • by May Klein
    As time passes, and we grow older, the relationship between father and daughter changes. Not always as we might wish.
  • by Tara
    Sometimes, life leaves us only with memories. And wishes.
  • by Nicole Garcia
    Mom Favorite
    Of all the people that decorate your life, few will stir the memories more than your mother.
  • by Alana
    When tragedy strikes, it's hard to understand the impact it can have on everyone.
  • by Amanda
    Even when a person leaves this Earth, the love and memories remain
  • by Wag
    This tribute explores the similarities between a father and a silent tree.

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  • by Alotta
    There is a beauty within everyone, though it is often revealed only through the light we call love.
  • by Theresa Rodriguez
    Is there anyone who knows more about you?
  • by Butterfly
    Sometimes, we don't realize how much our mother has done for us until we can look back at our lives and trace her steps through its path.
  • by LadyBrandi
    When we give a child life, the gift we receive in return is simple joy.
  • by Cobrakede
    Though there is much we learn from our parents, there is one thing paramount above all.
  • by Nomi Emerson
    Music can be a thread through the tapestry of life, tying together our pains, sorrows, joys, and Love.
  • by Jeanelle
    Loving someone doesn't always mean understanding them. But even when that's true, there is one answer that is never wrong.
  • by Nancy Ness
    When does Mommy get to sleep in?
  • by Cowgirl Mom
    A mother has eyes in the back of her head - and a memory that stretches across a lifetime.
  • by Amy Reynolds
    Things change, children grow into adults - and still the cycle of Life continues.
  • by Amanda Winn
    Wisdom isn't always the province of the old, and Love belongs to all of us.
  • by Lisa Winn
    The best gifts don't always cost money.
  • by Frank Greg
    Poetry about our late grandparents is a wonderful way to keep their spirits living within us.
  • by Brenda Chambers
    How sad that we can't all know our forefathers. Wouldn't we all love to have been able to meet them?
  • by C.h. Stokes
    We certainly appreciate that our grandparents are always there for us. This poet expresses that appreciation beautifully...
  • by Dan McDonald
    Some poems take a little longer to write than others - like 17 years. This poem is a touching tribute, not just to a grandfather, but also to ways of Life.
  • by Leonna
    We could learn a great deal about Life and love by watching a small child at play.
  • by Candice Winn
    In some families, poetry is an important - and very beautiful - way to communicate.
  • by Tammy
    Some loves never change, even as we grow older. In fact, some loves can help keep us from growing old.
  • by Frank Greg
    When a newborn talks of Love and Life, we should all listen closely.
  • by E.W. Richardson
    Grab a thesaurus, look up "unconditional love," and you'll probably find the word "Mother."
  • by Andrea Hill
    The gift of a child is the greatest gift of all..,
  • by Lyn
    Our grandparents seem so old to us as children. The physical ailments brought on by age can certainly affect our perceptions of them. To see beyond that facade - to the person behind it, is a true gift.
  • by Lorrie Williams
    This poet writes while her children are buzzing around her - about children buzzing around. Every parent can appreciate this one...
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    Our parents do the best for us that they can. We need to stop occasionally, remind ourselves of that, and never stop appreciating the sacrifices they have made for us.
  • by Shannon Vanderstelt
    Maybe the worst thing about being young is watching those you love grow old.
  • by Christine McClimans
    The relationship between Father and Daughter is a special one, and needs to be remembered. Forever.
  • by Jaime Hickman
    Little brothers can be a real pain. But they can also be a real joy.
  • by Christine
    Perhaps the only thing more beautiful than children is the unconditional love of a mother.
  • by Faye Jones
    One of the great beauties of a child is that we can often see the past being shaped into a new future.
  • by Mom
    A mother's heart is her child.
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    There is a very special bond between sisters.
  • by Angell
    This is a lovely, intimate look into one girl's relationship with a very special woman.
  • by Mindy Carpenter
    Families are supposed to stay together forever. And it's hard to understand why when they don't.
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    A child is surely a gift, and this beautiful poem examines that act of giving with some very provoking thoughts.
  • by A. Mother
    This lovely poem was a Graduation gift. And a great deal more.
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    We all owe a debt to our mothers. Perhaps, even, more than we realize.
  • by A. Mother
    Every parent eventually asks the same question. But seldom do they arrive at such a beautiful answer.
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