Mother Death Poem

Short Poem From A Child About A Mother's Death

A Child Writes About Her Mother's Death

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© Destiny Kendall

Published: Nov 2007


Once I had a mother who was very good to me and anytime I was bad she sat me on her knee.
One night as I lay sleeping upon my mothers bed
An angel came down from heaven to say my mama was dead
I woke up to see that it was true and this broke my heart in two so listen all you children and do as you are told
'coz when it's time for your mother to go to heaven you will loose a heart of gold.


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  • by Dawn, Hale, Michigan
  • 5/4/2014

I lost my mom January 15th 2014, to the deadly disease cancer, it was a rough time for my mom, she was very strong in her faith, she never feared going to heaven, but the process in which her journey lead her, she feared. Dying in front of her children, and having her girls take care of her. I'm one of three sisters, and we all walked through mom's spiritual journey, to heaven, we all held my mom, as she took her last breath, and entered eternal heaven, at 7:05 pm on Jan. 15th, that was her mother's birthday. I believe her mom was waiting at heaven's doors waiting for her baby girl, so this brings me comfort, this is a beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing, and allowing me to share our story, in loving memory of EVELENA , our loving mom. Happy mother's day 2014.


  • by Renee
  • 2/24/2014

I lost my mother February 26th, 2004. I was only 7, it was one night before my birthday(February 27th) I wish I got to say something to her.. wish she was still here today. Her birthday was one day after mine. (February 28th) It's kinda messed up don't you think? Those three days. The end of this month is always the hardest.


  • by Stephanie, Salem Oregon
  • Mar 2011

This poem really touched me my mother died when I was 4 years old. I never really got the chance to say goodbye to her..:( she was my life and now that she I gone I have nothing


  • by Kool-Aid, New York
  • Apr 2010

I had the same experience. my mom died when I was 8 and a half. she died when I least expected it. I never got to say goodbye to her

I <3 you & miss you mom


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