20 Poems About Family
Poems about family to share with your relatives. Families are such a key to life never take them for granted, always let them
know how much you love and appreciate them.
Your family, whether a biological family or an adopted family helped make you who you are today.
These people have made a difference in your life. Express your love and
appreciation for these special people. Some of us have large families and some of us have
small ones but the love within those families is what is important.
We can always count on our family no matter what has happened. They are always there for us, for the
good times and the bad times.
More Family Poems
Family In My Life
Poet: Julie Hebert, © 2011
My life is filled,
With loving people.
This makes me feel,
So darn grateful.
I am honored for those,
They make life so,
Real darn peaceful.
So thank you, Mom,
And thank you, Dad.
You've both made me,
So darn glad.
And then there are Grandparents,
Sisters, brothers, uncles, and aunts.
You've all given me,
Everything I could want.
Julie Hebert © 2015
Family is everything,
In most people's eyes.
But what do you do,
When families despise?
Relatives aren't chosen,
Like we choose our friends.
This makes getting along,
Harder in the end.
So what do we do,
When we don't get along.
I suppose we all just have to,
Remember we’re lifelong.
When a friendship goes sour,
We all just walk away.
But when you're family,
You let it go and just stay.
Catherine Pulsifer, © 2020
When we are young
It is family that we are among.
When we move into the teen years
Family no longer seems so dear!
But life changes when we marry
Our family helps us to carry
A celebration to mark the day
We are all happy in every way.
Then the children are born
And at times we feel so worn
Our family comes to the rescue
They mind the kids and we have no curfew.
Then before you know it the children are gone
The house seems so empty but life goes on
And as we age our family we see
Are more important than all the busy.
With age, life takes on new meaning
And you treasure the feeling
Of being loved by those special people
Who make up your family circle.
Families Are Forever
Catherine Pulsifer, © 2020
We are born into them without a say
Our family can support us and make our day.
Families consist of many different types
Some so kind and others full of stripes.
A loving family is a blessing from above
It is one that is filled with much love.
And while we may not always agree
We do listen to each other to some degree.
Respect and cherish these special folks
And don't forget to laugh at their corny jokes.
No matter what road in life you go down
Your family is always there even when you frown.
We may drift apart as the years go by
But we never know when it is our last goodbye
So hug your family, stay close to them
You will find that they can be your best friend.
A Family Is
Poet: Kate Summers, © 2020
A family is a group of people
It can be a group or a couple.
A family is where
They share a love for each other
They don't have to be a biological brother
They offer support and encouragement too
In facing life and all you do.
You can be sure when times are hard
They will show up and be a safeguard
And when times are good
They share and laugh as they should
Without family the world can be a lonely place
With no one to love or to embrace
These relationships you should cherish
Your life they will enrich.
Poet: Mary S. Scotsburn
Sister, brother, Mom and Dad
All make a family glad
And aunts and uncles with cousins too
Can make a family more than two.
And then grandparents play a special role
They complete and make the family whole.
And don't forget those special friends
They help make the family blend.
All these people play a part
They are in our lives from the start
They know us better than most
To them, we feel very close.
We don't have to pretend or be okay
They accept us the way we are today
We know no matter what
They won't let us stay in a rut.
They encourage and support us
And the love they offer is a plus.
All these people, we are blessed
With our kin who are the best!
Read this poem and think about the words you say to your
family. The point is we are sometimes more thoughtful of the words we speak with strangers than we are with our own family.
Poet: Margaret Sangster
If I had known in the morning
How wearily all the day
The word, unkind,
Would trouble my mind
I said when you went away,
I had been more careful, darling,
Nor given you needless pain;
But we vex "our own"
With look and tone
We might never take back again.
For though in the quiet evening
You may give me the kiss of peace.
Yet it might be
That never for me
The 'pain of the heart would cease.
How many go forth in the morning
That never come home at night,
And hearts have broken
For harsh words spoken
That sorrow can near set right.
We have careful thought for the stranger.
And smiles for the sometime guest.
But oft for "our own"
The hitter tone.
Though we love "our own" the best.
Ah! lips with the curve impatient,
Ah! brow with the look of scorn,
T'were a cruel fate
Were the night too late
To undo the work of the morn.