I Miss My Grandpa

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    Missing My Lolo

    While searching poems about grandfathers, I found this site that makes me interested to join. I got hooked by the titlle "I Miss my Grandpa" because it really express what i really feel inside.My grandfather whom i called "Apo Tatay" is one of the precious...
    ilovemygrandpa ilovemygrandpa
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 19, 2009

    Papaw you went away during the time I need you

    most. I need to hear your voice, and need a hug, I need you telling me everything will be okay :(
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2015

    I guess the fondest memory I have of my grandpa

    is how "off the wall" he was. He had the strangest taste in tv shows that he made sure to record in one of his 5 VCRS (he would also label and organize by season and episode number)..his favorite shows was 'Sex and the city' and 'Silk stalkings' ... you know how awkward it is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 12, 2015

    as it says I miss my grandpa,

    I miss when I you to stay at their home and he'd wake up very early I'd smell the coffee that was brewing and the food that was cooking, we would eat and we'd go outside and work the whole day picking up trash repairing fences building shelter for animals, and feeding the...
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 1, 2015

    I miss my grandpa a lot .

    I miss him playing his bass guitar and how the music came out of it. I miss him coming home and whistling when he sees my grandma she would be So happy to see him. I remember when he use to make home made tin men out of all sized cans. even even built Dorothy from the Wizard...
    jojom543 jojom543
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    Gone Too Soon

    This is one of the hardest stories I have ever written.On January 10th, I lost my grandpa. It was the second of classes, I was having a great day. Then I get back to my college dorm, I checked my fb and I get this message saying call home as soon as possible. Of course my cell...
    superherojustin superherojustin
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jun 9, 2012

    Not A Day Has Gone By Since His Death That I Have I Not Thought About Him

    It would have been my grandpa's 95th birthday 3 days ago, and unfortunately on that day one of my grandparents only living freinds passed away at the age of 102...It just made me miss my grandpa that much more...he was the only person I have lost or have seen die, he was one of...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0
    22-25, F
    May 4, 2010

    For Grover

    I remember as a kid running to my grandpa everytime I saw him... He always had change for me and walked me to the corner store to let me buy some candy. We would work in the garden for hours together, he taught me how to cut okra. how to know when the right time to pick a...
    ladyjbug ladyjbug
    26-30, F
    15 Responses Sep 26, 2009

    Year of 1997 was devastating

    for my family because persons who they love were slowly gone. I was one year old when I lost my grandad. He had cancer and didn't live after his 54th year of life. I don't know anything about him. My family is close, but everyone keep talking about how hard it was for THEM when...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

    Everyone Loves Their Grandpa

    But if you met mine you would fall in love with him too. My Grandfather came over from Poland shortly after WWI and his whole family set up shop in Detroit working for Ford. He grew up and joined the Coast Guard and was in WWII pulling soldiers from the Pacific so that they're...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82
    31-35, F
    Nov 15, 2012

    A Great Man

    He was a great man and the best grandpa any kid could ever have. I would wake up early so I could drink coffe with him before he went to work when I would visit me and my cousins would always fight over his bacon. He would play with us and always make us feel special. And at his...
    Misty567 Misty567
    13-15, F
    Oct 30, 2012

    The World Is Dim Without You

    My Gpa was a fighter...he was the only one left of seven kids in his family, he lived the longest of anyone in his family ever. He was only 78, but for his blood that was very ripe. He had diabetes, a bad heart, he was on dialysis, needed steroids to be strong enough to use his...
    Feb 9, 2013

    Ten Years

    Its been ten years and it still feels like yesterday. I remember being by his side as he took his last breath. I could feel my heart shatter in a million pieces. Yes i was young but I love my grandfather a lot. I remember the doll he gave me. Infact I still have it. He grabbed...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013

    He Was "the Glue"

     He was the glue that held our family together  The strong foundation that we build ourselves upon   I guess I was too young to notice, to tell him how much i cared    I still hang on to every smell, every word, all that I can remember  ...
    annalea annalea
    26-30, F
    Dec 8, 2009

    It Has Been Almost 5 1/2 Months....

    ...since I lost my grandpa. He was only 68. His life was taken by a piece of farm equipment that he was working on Saturday August 22nd 2009. I still can't believe is 5 1/2 months later. Not a day goes by where I think about him and random memories pop into my head and i go into...
    kkazoo2213 kkazoo2213
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2010

    Wish I Saw You In Reality!

     I’ve never seen my grandparents from both my mother and my father side! They all passed away before I was even  born. All my friends say that their grandparents are the kindness itself, they say it’s the easiest way to have unconditional love, to...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    Sep 27, 2010

    I think thinks would have been easier,

    for grandma, mom, dad, and especially me. He was the brave one. The funny one. The hub. I feel I'm similar to him more than the rest of the family, and due to that I really miss him as my friend. We played poker daily, and Dr. Mario. He and grandma were the ones who raised me...
    The7thBeatle The7thBeatle
    26-30, F
    Nov 23, 2014

    Furniture To Remember You...

    I think of him all the time...I am thankful that he left me with so many things to remember him by. He was such a skilled carpenter and he made us all wonderful pieces of furniture. I don't think I can ever smell sawdust without thinking of him and his workshop. Other vivid...
    DestinyAwaits DestinyAwaits
    31-35
    1 Response Nov 3, 2010

    Thinking Of Him Today

    I was talking to my mom and stepdad earlier avout spanish stuff and i just started rambling in spanish and my mom started to tear up saying ypur grandpa would be so proud of you.... i miss him more and more every day.... its hard to explain...
    K2014 K2014
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    My Grandpa, My Father,My Best Friend, My Hero

    It's only be 3 months since I lost my grandpa, and it's still hard to believe. I miss him so much, i think of him each and everyday, I still can't believe he's gone. My grandpa and I were super close, every sunday we would go to breakfast and spend the day together. He was pretty...
    Al300 Al300
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 25, 2013

    Five Months

    It's been only five months, but I miss him. I miss him so much it hurts me inside. I have had two granddads, one from my mother side and the other one from my father side. Both grandparents from mother's side live but... the people I grew up with don't live anymore. THEY were...
    MayuTheCookie MayuTheCookie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

    14 years ago today, my grandpa Selby left this

    earth. He was an amazing man who worked on the railroad. He was a volunteer firefighter. He was a master gardener. As a child, he helped his father build the house he ended up raising his family in. I would visit each year with my family. So many amazing memories. Without...
    SocialHermit SocialHermit
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    Grandpa...where do I start?

    ! Well you always made me laugh, you always told the funniest jokes, sometimes more then once but they were still funny:) you always had a kind heart and were always willing too help anybody,you were my best friend and could tell you everything. I miss you so much and want...
    AbbieBaby AbbieBaby
    26-30, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    They Tell Me He Was A Great Man

    He was a sugar fanatic, an avid reader, a wise businessman, a firm father, a curious soul and a faithful husband. I wish I would have been able to know if he was a great grandfather, but he died in 2008 from several health complications, so my time with him was when he was at...
    brittanylouis92 brittanylouis92
    13-15, F
    Jan 2, 2013

    Life, Love, Heartache

    I lost my great grandfather about a month ago. Finally ready to open up right now. It has been hard for me. It changed my life. I miss him so much, but he's always here. In my heart. I dream about seeing him one more time every night. It's had to know deep down that the only way...
    KaileighRiker123 KaileighRiker123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2013

    Missing Greatness

    Being a military baby I've gotten use to the fact that my family moves around a lot- losing connections all the time. There has only been one person in my life that I miss more than anything- my Poppy. This was a man who was a hard working carpenter, built all his homes from...
    Linxer Linxer
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2010

    I really miss my Popie,

    he was a short man as mean go only about 5'5", but he had more sand and fire in his belly than most men twice his size! He was not a big talker, but would listen to anything you had to say. Never heard the man argue with anyone, always said his peace and moved on. he worked in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    Surrogate Father

    Never having known my own father, my maternal grandfather was a precious substitute. He had unlimited time for me when staying at his house, nor did he mind the childish pranks I played on him. One included lacing one of his precious cigars with a "Stinky Stinker", to which the...
    Macardent Macardent
    70+
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2010

    Happy Birthday Grandpa!

    I miss you but I know you are in a better place.And you are not in pain anymore.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 4, 2015

    Missing Grandpa

    My Grandpa passed away 6 years ago when I was attending school in Wyoming. When my mom called me up about it, I lost control of myself and tore up my room. I almost quit because of his passing. Luckily, the school was kind enough to give me time off and let me fly home for the...
    tfraud tfraud
    26-30, M
    Sep 27, 2010

    What Can I Say.

    He was probably the gentlest, most loving person I've ever known. I know most people say this about their grandparents, but I can honestly say that I don't know anybody who knew him who didn't love him and respect him. Something about his presence made you immediately feel...
    WOMBAT5 WOMBAT5
    26-30, M
    Apr 20, 2012

    Happy Birthday Grandpa!

    I miss you so much. I cant believe its been 2 1/2 years. Love you so much. R.I.P
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle
    22-25, M
    Feb 10, 2016

    I Miss Him, Though I've Never Seen Him.

    I miss him a lot, even though I've never seen him. He died the day I was born. And I was named after him. My mom says that I look a lot like him, and so does my dad, which makes me wonder. All of his pictures remind me of me, strange. But if you want to know something cool...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 13, 2009

    So the other day I was at the zoo with my

    family at the penguins, I was sitting on a bench with an older man who lived in one of those homes anyways he was at the zoo obviously and the cologn he was wearing smelled like my grandpa, I hadn't thought of my grandfather in years but it was like that smell transported me to...
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin
    18-21, F
    May 31, 2015

    Yesterday was one of the hardest days of my

    life. I had to say goodbye to my hero. After everything you've done for me, I will never be able to repay you now 😣 RIP grandpa
    Casey000 Casey000
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 10, 2016

    Today makes 1 year since my papaw died.

    I remember rushing to the hospital and throwing my phone on the ground and running out once the nurse told me the news about my papaw because I was heartbroken.... it just didn't seem real. My grandpa would do anything for me and I loved him dearly! Things have been hard, but...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    Jul 30, 2014

    I know a death is something your shouldn't let

    affect your life, but I can't handle it at times. I didn't just lose a grandpa, I lost more then that. I lost a special man in my life, I lost a best friend. I lost a man who made me see the bright side of things, who encouraged me, who inspired me, who loved me. I was a papaw's...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014

    He Was My Hero

    My grandfather was amazing!  He was very down to earth and forthright.  You always knew where you stood with him.  To most people he appeared crusty and when he was drinking, downright nasty.  I called him Grouch! I was Grouch's shadow, much of who I am can be attributed...
    ItsWindy ItsWindy
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

    I miss my grandpa every day.

    He passed away when I was 10. He was like a father to me. My dad wasnt around growing up. Every day after school I used to sit on his lap and we'd eat a Worthers original. He'd get one and Id get one. He smoked 3 packs a day. He died of a stroke.
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014
    31-35, F
    Jan 21, 2014

    I miss my Grandpa so much.

    He just passed away recently this January 24 at 11:30 pm. It hurts so much. I was there when he passed away in the hospital, when they tried to revive him for 3 hours, when his heart flatlined and when he died due to cardiac arest. I feel so numb. I want to cry but it seems...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 27, 2014

    He taught me the greatest lesson in life

    before his passing when I was only five. I was a very meticulous, patient child. I would sit at the table with my grandparents and build things out of construction sets, like Legos. I would spend an entire afternoon focused on building something. I remember that sometimes...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    Missing You

    My Grandpa Popcorn passed away very unexpectedly on Jan. 8 2013. I was very close with him. Before I moved to DC me and my parents would have breakfast with him and grandma every Sunday. I miss you Grandpa Popcorn. I'm sorry I wasn't able to call you before you died. You would be...
    magno17 magno17
    26-30
    Feb 27, 2013

    I Miss Him

    My grandpa died a few years ago. He was the only one in my family who understood me and the only one who ever listened. He was always there for me... now I just feel like no one cares what happens in my life... Grandpa I love and I miss you....
    K2014 K2014
    18-21, F
    Apr 14, 2013

    Oh So Much!!

    Everyday since he has gone away I miss him. I think about him and I wish he were still here with me. He was such a wonderful, funny, kind-hearted man. I remember spending many days sitting with him in his room, when he was sick, watching jeopardy or wheel of fortune. Just being...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 26, 2013
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