Grief On Mother's Day

Published: May 5, 2021

Missing Mom On Mother's Day Poems

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate and honor the dedication and contribution of a mother. She is an integral part of her family, but Mother’s Day can be a difficult holiday for many people who’ve lost their moms. It’s a reminder of the void that has been left after her passing. It can be a holiday that’s filled with a lot of grief because you wish you had more time to spend with her.

15 Missing Mom On Mother's Day Poems

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  1. 1. Roses For Mama

    in Mother's Day Poems

    Lord, are there roses in your garden
    On the shores of jubilee
    Would you pick a dozen of your best
    And deliver them for me?

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    Thank you for your lovely and thoughtful poem. My mother also loved roses, especially yellow roses. She passed away in April of 2010...just three months after my younger sister and only...

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  2. 2. I Miss

    • By Ailsa L. Darragh
    • Published: November 2020

    in Family Death Poems

    I miss your face; I miss your smile.
    I wish I could see you once in a while.
    I miss your laugh; I miss your love.
    I hope you are watching with pride from above.

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  4. 3. Happy Heavenly Mother's Day

    in Mother's Day Poems

    Mom,
    Every day must be a celebration in your
    Newfound heavenly home,
    But our Mother's Day is forever empty

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  5. 4. I Miss You

    in Missing You Poems

    I still miss you
    As the weeks and years go by.

    I still miss you

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    Brother John, though it must hurt so much that you and the love of your life had to part, keep this thought in your heart, the day will come when you and your wife will meet in heaven and...

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  7. 5. My Mother

    • By Renea E. Wilhelm
    • Published: February 2006

    in Missing You Poems

    I fall down on my knees and begin to cry.
    For I never wanted you to leave my side.
    I wanted you to be by my side forever and ever.
    And I wanted to leave your side never.

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    Beautiful poem.
    I lost my mom 13 years ago, a month before my wedding day.
    I wish I could turn back the hands of time. Just to say to her.. '' I LOVE U''

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  8. 6. Mother's Day

    • By Karen J. Woodward
    • Published: May 2017

    in Mother Death Poems

    As Mother's Day approaches,
    it fills me with such dread.
    Whilst others have their mothers,
    mine's gone, not here; she's dead.

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    Your poem is great. I lost my mother too, too early. Since then I have fought various aspects of loneliness. I miss her. Occasions come and go, some which reminds me of her bewitching smile,...

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  9. 7. Just This One Mother's Day

    • By Rebecca
    • Published: May 2010

    in Family Poems by Teens

    If I could pick one day to have her here,
    I'd choose it to be this Mother's Day.
    This occasion out of all the others,
    It's going to be harder than words could say.

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    This is the first mothers day without her. I am 16. My siblings are 5, 4, and 1.... They don't know how hard it was watching her die but at least I got to know her. I'll be going to her grave...

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  10. 8. Lonely For Mom

    • By Stephanie
    • Published: August 2008

    in Missing You Poems

    There was one a person who made me feel safe,
    held my hand when I began to fall from grace.

    This person was my mother; she's the one I miss.

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    I haven't stopped sobbing since my beautiful, sweet, daughter (barely 50) passed away almost 2 weeks ago. I was calling her (she lived in Sacramento; I live in Idaho.) And she kept saying,...

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  11. 9. The Locket

    in Mourning Poems

    I have a special locket that rest above my heart,
    it holds your beautiful pictures while we must be apart.
    It's my hope that you're still with me no matter come what may,
    so I know that I can talk to you every single day.

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    I loved this poem it made me think of my husband as I had a locket after his passing with his picture and some of his ashes so he will always be with me when I wear it.

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  12. 10. When We See You Again

    in Death Moving On Poems

    As I sit here and wonder how things would have turned out,
    Not to have been part of your life was there ever a doubt.
    I would see you again, just didn't know when.
    A long time has passed, wondering how you have been.

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    Thanks for the touching poem--It has been six years now that I have lost my mum- I think about her every day and I still wish that I could see her for one last time- She was more than a mum...

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  13. 11. Happy Mother's Day, Mom!

    • By Cheri
    • Published: May 2010

    in Mother's Day Poems

    Even though you're not here,
    I wish you a Happy Mother's Day each year.
    My heart still aches, the tears still fall.
    Just to know your pain is gone,

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  14. 12. My Mother

    • By James E. Ristau Sr.
    • Published: February 2006

    in Mother's Day Poems

    My mother was a precious gift from our glorious Lord above,
    but the Lord chose to take her and give her all his love.
    I miss her more than anything, especially this time of year.
    Something about Mother's Day always makes me shed a tear.

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  15. 13. Another Chance

    • By Langford M. Simpson
    • Published: February 2006

    in Family Death Poems

    If I had another chance, would it all be the same?
    If I told you how I feel, would you consider my pain?
    If I had another chance, it wouldn't happen again
    I would really let you know how I'm feeling within.

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