Poems About Family

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  • For My Big Bro (Kenneth) (14) 11

    by CJ Maleney

    When we were growing up together,
    Sometimes you were a git...

  • A Bird in Hand (16) 11

    by Wayne Gates

    I was raised with an unknown tomorrow
    a runaway Dad and a Mom who refused to borrow...

  • Ode to my daughter (11) 10

    by Larry Chamberlin

    You became my own child
    though birthed from another man...

  • Scrambled Eggs (9) 9

    by mossgirl19

    Today, we gathered over the first
    scrambled eggs you have...

  • Failings (18) 9 HM

    by Brenda

    I'm failing at bonding
    with a child...

  • One Moment (11) 9

    by mossgirl19

    “Nanay, can you see me?”
    You gave me a gentle nod...

  • You Are More than What You Do (8) 9 HM

    by Larry Chamberlin

    Sometimes bitter disappointment
    keeps you from remembering...

  • My Wish For You (14) 8

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    So many things still to discover
    A lifetime of things to go wrong...

  • Not Compatible With Life? (12) 8

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    Even before the day you were born
    Life dealt you its first blow...

  • A Dad's Job (tanka) (6) 8

    by Larry Chamberlin

    A father's a man
    who gets his own birthday cake...

  • Jessica (7) 8 HM

    by Larry Chamberlin

    Jessica always
    interrupts me...

  • Theatre (12) 6

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    "It's time now" they say
    And we each take your hands...