Mother Death Poem

The memories of a loved one linger in our minds long after they have passed.

Memories Of Mom

© Melissa M. Robinson
Though it's been years now
since you were taken away,
the memories are still strong
and I wish you were here today.
I can't see nor touch you
so I know you're not here
but I've still got the past
and in my heart you're still near.
I used to wake up at night
screaming aloud and calling your name,
I must of needed someone
'cause of all my hurt and fear.
If I could see you one last time
you know what I would do-
Release all my emotions
and say mom, I LOVE YOU!!!

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Published: Feb 2006

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  • This poem means a lot, after losing my mom 23 years ago. Even though it has been that long, the pain is still there. There were several times I wanted to pick up the phone and call and she wouldn't be there.

    Vicki, Louisiana Submitted Mar 2010
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  • This poem brought tears to my eyes. My mother was murdered 7 years ago, and not a day goes by that I don't miss her. My morning routine was to call her every morning on my way to work and now I'm lost.

    Irma Martinez, San Antonio, Tx Submitted Oct 2011
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  • I was reading this poem while listening to one of my favorite songs & I couldn't stop my tears from falling. My mom died due to a car accident. I was 20 that time but for me I was too young to lose her. I used to work as a nurse but after she died I gave up the profession that I really loved. I couldn't handle the stress & trauma. That day, I didn't know that she met an accident going back home. I just found out when she was admitted in the hospital that I was working. It was the most shocking experience that I had but I tried to calm myself as my focus was to revived her but she died on my hands. And 3 years after that incident, I end up to be a useless person. My mom was my inspiration, my supporter, the person who believed that I'm really great but when she died she took half of me. I know that she won't be happy seeing me like this but I can't help it. I just want to isolate myself from the real world. I keep on asking myself why? I don't have a father and she's my only treasure.

    Jen Submitted Jan 2012
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  • This poem really touched my heart. My mums been gone 7 years tomorrow she passed away 23/03/2005 due to melanoma cancer I was 13 years old I was very young and that was the time I really needed her just gone a teenager. I went down hill after that I started failing at school started to smoke behind my dads back and drink as well. I miss her so much I didn't have anyone really to fall on at the time as I was the only child I now have a 3 year brother from my dad and his new partner and another brother on the way. I didn't really have anyone to talk to either and I didn't want to talk to my dad because that's what mums are for to talk about girly stuff like getting your first period and going through puberty. It was really hard and hit me real bad I now have a 9 month old daughter that would of loved to meet her and mum would of spoilt her rotten she would of taken her from me all the time to babysit her lol I love and miss mum to pieces xoxoxoxoxoxo

    Kala Jenkins, Taranaki Submitted Mar 2012
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  • Your words of your mom are beautiful. I'm searching for words to express my thoughts about my Mom. She has been gone for 30 years now and I still miss and need her very much. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about her. I would give anything for her to here, but it was her time to leave. God bless you and your family.

    Rebecca Fonseca, Kcmo Submitted Nov 2012
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  • My mother past away almost 10 years ago, at this point I was six years old. I came over this poem randomly, I was listening to really calm music, and I started crying, I just could not hold the tears. in eight days from now, it will be ten years since that car accident. It's very rare to grow up without her here, since I'm only sixteen, I feel like I need her, like all my friends. They ask their mom for whatever. I can't do that. this poem really brought up some memories.. Gosh

    Naima, Norway Submitted Dec 2012
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  • This brought tears to my eyes. In two months it will be a year since my mom died. I was thirteen, now I'm fourteen. She died from a random heart attack, she was perfectly fine the day before. I miss her so much.

    Tamara, United States Submitted Feb 2013
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  • I was 19 when I got the call on a Friday morning. We had been fighting for a week, you wanted me to come back and live at home, I refused wanting to live with the man I thought I loved. I learned later, how wrong I was.

    When I got there, the doctor said you were in a coma. Your heart stopped, there was little chance of you waking up. The next morning he would tell me that chance, was 0 now. You were brain dead.

    Four days later, my 21 year old brother, my 22 year old sister and I made the decision to pull the life support. On Sunday, Momma I held you and cried as you breathed your last...now I just wish I could have said good-bye and I love you...instead of those last, lingering, angry words....

    Krista, United States Submitted 8/1/2013
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  • My mother has only been gone for 6 weeks. I was an only child. Lost my father in 1985 he was 53. My lovely beautiful mum was 79. I looked after her from August until November when she lost her life to bowel cancer. I miss her and love her for always. Christmas is 3 days away. Not sure how that day will go. My thought are with all people who have lost a loved one In 2013.

    Angela, Cumbria.Uk Submitted 12/22/2013
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  • My mum passed away 44 years ago, I was 17 the oldest of five and my youngest brother was 9. The pain I felt never went away I just learned to live with it, although did have a couple of bad years, my way of coping I suppose, but I never got to tell her how much I loved her and that is what hurts the most. God bless you mum xxxx You now have 16 Grandchildren and near on 40 Great grandchildren xxx

    Lesley, United Kingdon Submitted 5/30/2014
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  • This poem brought lots of tears to my eyes as my mom only died 3 days ago.

    Manchester, CT Submitted 6/19/2014
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  • Today is 9 years since my mother died. I was 15 years old, I never imagine I will loose my mother so fast.. I didn't have the time to appreciate the wonderful and exceptional women that she was and even worst, I never tell her how much I love her and I need her in my life, I was so young and so immature that I didn't realize at that time what was really the most valuable things in life; I just learned with the time and with the experiences that I went through after her death. Now I'm a women and each time I remember her, I just admire her much more for the extraordinary women and human being that she was, I will never see her again but I know she is my angel and protect me all the time, I hope she can see me and forgive me for not being be the best daughter when she was alive.

    United States Submitted 7/4/2014
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