Mother Death Poems

Death of Mother Poems

Mothers are faithful companions and confidants even in the most difficult times. Mothers dedicate their lives to caring and providing for their children both physically and emotionally. They always seem to know how to help them to overcome problems and thrive in spite of them. A mother's love is irreplaceable, which makes losing her to death an incredibly painful experience. While sons and daughters of all ages carry within their hearts a dull and lasting ache where they once felt love and security, it is important they continue searching for the happiness their mother always desired for them.

Sad Poems about the Death of a Mother

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Mother Death Poetry 1 - 10 of 40

  • By Ruth Morris
  • Published: June 2012
Mother Last Day

I held her hand as she silently whispered her goodbye
A last breath as I watched her die
Her skin swollen-battered and bruised
By all the things that they felt they needed to use...

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It has been a long journey for my mother and myself. She was a good mother in spite of having schizophrenia. She was strong to beat the disease every time it showed its ugly ways. From 12...

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Death Of Sister In Law Poem
Your Mother, Your Angel

You look back on memories you forgot you had,
And at times you'll smile even though it hurts so bad.

Your mother is a special woman and no one can take her place,...

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I'm sorry you lost your sister in law. l just lost my aunt who died of cancer. she was like a mother, father, role of mom, sis, bro and friends. A big lost for me and also her children. ...

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Deceased Mother Poem
  • By Lorna Ferguson
  • Published: March 2011
Last Fight

A face that is always on my mind,
A smile I have seen a million times,
Two eyes that would light up the sky at night,
One last battle you could not fight,...

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I just turned 23, and I never, not once, imagined living without my mother by my side. She was a strong African American woman who gave anything to make sure my sister and I was good with...

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My Mother My Angel

Once upon a time an angel held my hand, 
She wiped away my tears and helped me understand.
Our time on earth is brief, there's lessons to be learned,
Each precious day God gives us another page is turned....

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Feb. 25 is my mothers birthday. I wanted to write a special poem and put it in the paper so I can honor her as big as I can. I lost her in a extremely sad way, and I hurt so very much,...

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Deceased Mother Visits in a Dream Poem
  • By Arnold R. Salazar
  • Published: February 2006
A Dream So Real

I glance at a dimly lit room.
I enter and see your face.
First, I wonder, 'Where is this place?'
All questions are quickly tossed aside...

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I am a 30 year old mother of 2. Well.. 3.. I lost my mother last Feb to breast cancer. Which somehow spread to her liver and lungs.. On top of 5 tumors in her brain.. I didn't have the best...

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Poem About Mom With COPD
Remembering My Mother

My Mother seems so far away from me,
On that beautiful white shore across the sea.
Yet I remember love's soft glow upon her face,
And the feel of her touch and tender embrace....

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My mom died in April 2013 due to COPD. She continued to smoke after she was diagnosed close to 6 years ago. All my brothers and sisters tried talking to her about quitting not only for us but...

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  • By Kimi
  • Published: July 2011
Memories

Years of agony, so distraught, grieving with true pain,
Another sharp corner and I'm screaming your name.

I hate how time passes, not one comforting word,...

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Kimi,
When I read this poem it made me cry. It was almost word for word how I was feeling. I was 18 when my mother passed Thanksgiving 2011. I'm now 21 and in college and I still miss...

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Mother Dies In Car Crash
  • By Dollie Wilson
  • Published: December 2007
I Wasn't Ready To Let You Go

I wasn't ready to let you go.
Even though I'm told that it was your time.
I can't get that through my mind.
I wasn't ready to let you go....

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  • Rating 4.47
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Hey there, my mom died three years ago, I wasn't ready to let her go either, it was a car crash that happened when I was ten, I miss you mummy

  • By Christy Hughes
  • Published: February 2006
My Angel, My Muse

Deep in the night when you lie in your bed
wondering at shadows up over your head
and you pull those soft white sheets to your eyes
do you whisper to God and ask Him why?...

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  • Rating 4.46
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I am losing my mother right now. She lying in a hospital bed 30 miles away as I let in my bed sick and quarantined. The doctors don't really know what she has nor do they know what I have....

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Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother
  • By Allie B. Quaglieri
  • Published: February 2006
A Daughter's Promise

Every time that I smile,
Every time that I sigh,
I think of your face,
And a tear escapes my eye....

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I want to send all my love to all of you. My own mum died 3 months ago and to see all your stories and the love you express helps me feel less alone in my loss.

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