An image showing a Mum and Grandma Funeral Poem 80 - 100 years
This poem can be altered to just mum or from we to I. A 10 verse poem is available at the foot of the page.


A poem can express innermost emotions after the loss of a loved one.
My poetry is written to be gently uplifting and evocative, celebrating the loved one’s life, marriage, children and grand children.
My poems have been very well received at both church and crematorium services, adding a very personal accolade.

OPTIONS
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Dispatched within 1 day. Please remember to check your spam/junk folder. The email will be sent as a PDF file. The 10 verse version will be sent as 2 A4 pages unless an A3 format is requested.

CARD – Printed on 240 gsm high quality linen textured white or ivory, A4 or A3 card. The poem is placed in a protective cellophane wrapper and posted flat in a cardboard backed envelope (A4) or rolled in a tube (A3).

PAPER SCROLL & PRESENTATION BOX – Printed on 100 gsm high quality linen textured ivory matte A4 paper, tied with navy ribbon in an ivory card presentation box. The 10 verse version will be printed on 2 sheets of A4 paper.                      

PERSONALISED
Poems can be personalised with the names, dates and words of your choosing, up to a maximum of 50 characters (including spaces). A contact form displays after payment (about 10 seconds) for your choice as to personalised or unpersonalised.

DELIVERY
FREE delivery within the UK via Royal Mail 1st Class.

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If this poem is read at a funeral service, please credit Poppyland Poet in the Order of Service.

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PRICES

Digital Download – 5 verses £13.95
Digital Download – 10 verses £17.95
White A4 print – 5 verses £17.95
Ivory A4 print – 5 verses £17.95
White A3 Print – 10 verses £21.95
Ivory A3 Print – 10 verses £21.95
A4 Paper Scroll & Presentation Box – 5 verses £21.95
A4 Paper Scroll & Presentation Box – 10 verses £24.95

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Heading off to primary school then secondary or grammar, at break time 
  in the playground laughing, having fun,
a mother and grandma is first a little girl, child, teenager, then young 
adult, long before becoming a mum.

A lifetime of marriage and children imparts experience and knowledge,
leading to a wealth of respected wisdom,
sharing treasured stories of family history, humorous anecdotes and 
memories about great grandad and mum.

The distinctive sound of the milkman’s horse and cart filled with silver 
    milk churns echoes along the street early each morn,
the baker’s shop window with domed loaves, tempting cakes, the smell 
of warm yeasty bread emanating soon after dawn.

A woven wicker basket carries a bar of Fry’s chocolate from the
 greengrocer alongside colourful jars and cans,
the white aproned butcher serves from behind a long glass counter, 
waiting patiently outside a smart navy delivery van.

Wearing a blue polka dot sweetheart dress and smart pillbox hat
      with feathers to a Saturday night dance,
the wooden wireless with a lit numerical dial and decorative speaker 
plays the same songs, purely by chance.

Bing Crosby’s smooth dulcet tones play alongside the swinging upbeat
 songs of Glenn Miller’s big band sound,
the quality far superior to the wind up gramophone with it’s crackling 
records, the large speaker horn petal shaped and round.

Cleaning out the ash and lighting the kitchen’s large black range  ready 
for cooking, is the first job of the day,
arriving home from school and work, eating the meal together as a family, 
washing up, then the children going out to play.

On Monday’s heating the copper, using a Dolly tub, then winding the iron
mangle gets the washing dry and clean,
high above, plugged in the ceiling’s single light socket, the wire of the electric
iron with it’s silver metallic gleam.

As a small child you taught me to tie my laces, picked me up and gave
me a gentle hug when I fell down,
answered hundreds of questions with patient answers and sunshine in 
   your smile, very rarely a slight frown.

The special maternal all encompassing love built on a lifetime of giving 
and caring, which we all shared,
we are honoured to have had such a wonderful much loved 
mum and grandma for whom we all deeply cared.