A Few Facts About my Grandpa

A Poem

Grace Moore
2 min readAug 16, 2020


Photo by Zahra Amiri on Unsplash

He used to floss his teeth in the living room
couldn’t seem to understand why that was
an activity we didn’t really want to see
Sometimes, he would leave the house wearing a denim vest
over a bare chest
and we all just treated this as a
normal fashion choice
Sometimes, when I hurt myself, he would
make a sound like he was the one in pain and say
It’s okay, I’ll feel the pain for you
Sometimes he would…



Grace Moore

Learning to do this writer thing and sharing as I go. Poetry, CNF, mental health, and too many other interests. Support: ko-fi.com/gracemoore