Poetry


More Poems for Volunteers

More Poems for Volunteers

Organize residents and their relatives or residents and staff to read a poem for volunteers together.

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Grandparents Day Anthem

Grandparents Day Anthem

Celebrate Grandparents Day by recruiting willing staff to form a chorus or a quartet to sing this song to residents on their special day.

Remembering the clothesline

Remembering the clothesline

You have to be a certain age to appreciate this one.
I can hear my mother now...

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For Pondering: You are Survivors

For Pondering: You are Survivors

For those born before 1940!
You were born before television, before penicillin, antibiotics, polio shots, frozen foods...

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Poems for International Friendship Day

Poems for International Friendship Day

4 beautiful poems to share on International Friendship Day.

Share your Poems

Share your Poems

Please share your favourite poems with the Golden Carers community!

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Multicultural Poems

Multicultural Poems

Someone said that defining poetry is like grasping at the wind. It evokes intense emotion on the reader, it warms the heart, and it transposes you to the land of dreams and possibilities.

When Great Trees Fall

When Great Trees Fall

Here is a beautiful poem by Maya Angelou.

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Horses Verses and Poems

Horses Verses and Poems

Here are 8 verses and poems about hourses.

The Great Australian Dunny

The Great Australian Dunny

A wonderful and funny poem written by one of members!

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Poem for Grandparents Day

Poem for Grandparents Day

Here is a fun Baby-Boomer Grandma poem.

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Nurses Jokes

Nurses Jokes

Here are 3 cute and funny jokes about nurses!

Happy Nurses Day Poems

Happy Nurses Day Poems

Here is a poem to share on International Nurses Day.

Messages for Mother's Day cards

Messages for Mother's Day cards

Here are some lovely verses to use in Mother's Day cards.

Poetry Club

Poetry Club

Today I started a poetry club with my residents. We read a collection of poems with a common theme and discuss them and reminisce.
Thanks Marnie for this inspiring activity!

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I Remember The Cheese Of My Childhood

I Remember The Cheese Of My Childhood

Here is a beautiful poem about childhood.
Thank you Christine!

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Silent Thoughts

Silent Thoughts

I would love you to display this poem that I wrote many years ago, I wrote it on behalf of a wife whose husband had dementia in the Nursing Home.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem Kerry.

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Poem for Teachers

Poem for Teachers

A teacher that had a positive influence on us is remembered for a lifetime.
Here is a poem to celebrate all teachers of the world!

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

Many of your residents will remember reading this poem to their grandchildren. Humour them by reading it to them!

Poems for Volunteers

Poems for Volunteers

When planning your program for a 'Volunteers Luncheon' you may encourage some residents to participate actively by reading a poem. Here are a few poems suitable to the occasion.

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Funny Limericks

Funny Limericks

Here are some funny limericks to share on St.Patrick's Day

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Fun with Limericks - how to make your own

Fun with Limericks - how to make your own

Limerick poetry is very stimulating for the mind and lots of fun.

Poems for World Poetry Day

Poems for World Poetry Day

Poetry awakens our senses and brings immense pleasure through the stirring of our emotions.

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Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories

Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories

Here are 3 beautiful Dreamtime stories to share during Naidoc week.

Poem for Guy Fawkes Night

Poem for Guy Fawkes Night

This is a traditional rhyme for Guy Fawkes Night's festivities.

Halloween Poem

Halloween Poem

Here's a poem to help you celebrate Halloween.

Fathers Day Poems

Fathers Day Poems

Poems especially for Dad's!

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