Mother Daughter Poem

Even though my mother had a heart condition, she died suddenly and unexpectedly. We cherished each day we were able to share together. She was a loving mother and to say that she will be missed is an understatement. She will be in my heart, thoughts and prayers everyday. Forever she will remain Mommy Dearest.

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Mommy Dearest


Published by Family Friend Poems May 2008 with permission of the Author.

Mommy Dearest you will always be
My mother so loving and so loved by me
For God has taken you to be by his side
Now in Heaven is where you will reside

You have blessed my life in so many ways
I will cherish our memories until the end of my days
You left me too soon and this was not part of our plan
But God's wishes always come before those of man

Without you I must travel the path alone
No longer my guide, the way you had shown
Your heart my have been weak, but you were strong
For your loving embrace I will always long

God sent you to me as a special gift from above
To teach me life's lessons and shower me with your love
I will always remember your beautiful and smiling face
In my heart you will always have a very special place

A special bond we shared like no other
For this is possible for only Daughter and Mother
I thanked God for each day we were able to share
But without you in my life it is too difficult to bear

Being with God, I hope you will find joy and peace
In this I can find comfort and some happiness at least
For Mommy Dearest you will always be
My Mother so loving and so loved by me


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  • Sandi by Sandi, DE
  • 10 years ago

I love this poem, I was looking for a poem to place on my Facebook page in remembrance of my Mom on mother's day and what would have been her upcoming birthday

  • Wendy by Wendy
  • 10 years ago

I lost my mum yesterday to cancer she had been fighting it since 1998. She was only supposed to be having calming therapy in a local hospice, I was sat eating lunch with her 10 days ago talking about the things we would do when she came home, she took a turn for the worse on Tuesday and was being sedated to keep her pain free and calm. I was sat with her for 18 hours and only left the room for less than a min and she passed holding my 15 year old daughters hand, I can't believe she has gone Though she is now at peace free the pain is unbearable and I saw this poem and thought how beautiful it was.

  • Abdulquadri by Abdulquadri, Lagos
  • 10 years ago

Today make it 13 years my mother is dead, but it looks like yesterday, she die shortly after briefly ill, I really miss her ever day. Love your poem it touch my heart and put a smile on me.

  • Doris Cary Mississippi by Doris Cary Mississippi
  • 10 years ago

You are not alone. After my mom left us, 11/4/13, I felt as though we were in a lost world. Nothing seems to be real. I thought I would wait up out of this dream. But it wasn't a dream, it was real. My mom had prepared us, she song her favorite song, to us everyday. Break every chain. (Tasha Cobbs) .There is power in the name of Jesus, call on him. Moma had to leave. But, Jesus is still here, he never left us. Thank you Lord.

  • Sarah by Sarah
  • 10 years ago

I am 22 and lost my mum on the 5/11/2013. She had been poorly for years with heart problems and then a month ago I lost her to bronchitis because the hospital didn't know she had it! I miss her so much and feel so alone like no one understand but reading these stories I know a lot of people understand the pain I feel. This poem is beautiful and really lovely. I miss my mum more than words could say x R.I.P mummy love you x

  • Elizabeth by Elizabeth, Indiana
  • 10 years ago

My mom died a few weeks after I turned 12 years old. She died from a brain aneurism. It was so unexpected, then all the sudden we had to pack up and move away. Move from where my mothers grave was, all my family and friends, where my whole life had been. My father got a new girlfriend and has already moved on, but he does not see the pain that is in my eyes everyday. I am 15 now and nobody at my school knows about this. Only my friends on Facebook and instagram. The 3 year mark just passed and it hasn't gotten any easier. I MISS YOU MOMMY<3

  • Doris Cary Mississippi by Doris Cary Mississippi
  • 10 years ago

I love your poem. My mom died, 11/4/2013. My mother, My best friend. I don't want to sleep at night. All I want is my mom. She's in a better place. But, I still need her. I have to travel this road alone. Your poem gives me hope, for the days to come. I just had to read it again, on the day of her funeral. Thank you for those powerful words. It helps me a lot.

  • Doris Cary Mississippi by Doris Cary Mississippi
  • 10 years ago

I just lost my mom, four days ago. The pain is so hard to bare. The chain is broken. Moma, the chain is broken. I heard the chain falling. Never will forget. Thank you for that poem.

  • Bhuvan by Bhuvan, New Delhi
  • 11 years ago

I should thank you for the poem which will never fail to touch the hearts of those daughters who had a heavenly relationship with their mother and who've lost their mother. I lost mine when I was 21 and about to join a new job. My mother was always my best friend for life and after her death, I'm yet to have an equally close friend. Though I took care of her for almost a month when she was terribly sick, I had, in fact, prayed to God that either he helps her recover faster or else, takes her along with him so that she can escape the pain and illness. God chose the latter and I still am trying to cope with her loss after 20 years. This poem touched my heart and forced me to share my feelings here.

  • Debbie by Debbie, Bowmanville Ont Canada
  • 11 years ago

I just lost my mom on November 25th of this year. Complications from surgery after a cancer operation. She was 79. I was searching the web for poems when I found yours. Its beautiful and I read it everyday. I not only lost my mom, but my best friend as well. I feel so empty inside and can't stop crying. Your poem makes me sad but helps at the same time. Thank you for sharing it.

  • Philadelphia by Philadelphia
  • 11 years ago

My mother slipped away on Sep 21,2012 of Lung failure after being on life support for 5 days. She turned 80 in January. She was a beautiful, young spirited wise woman. I keep thinking, that she was just here talking to me and now, she is silenced forever. Just one sound of her voice again or just a brush of her warm hand upon my cheek, I would give all that I own. My exquisite mother there are no words to express my love for you. Nothing or no one will ever fill this hollow place.

  • Mischa by Mischa, Salt Lake City
  • 11 years ago

I loved your poem... My mom died when I was 12 I am now 19 and it has not gotten any easier... I still to this day wish she was here... it hurt me that she wasn't even able to be at my wedding physically... I always am writing poems about her though...

  • Catherine Fender by Catherine Fender, Washington
  • 11 years ago

I loved this poem for my Mom didn't see eye to eye until I lost my Dad. Then in later years we grew so close. We went places and a girls day out, at least that is what we would call it and we became best friends.
I watched my mom dying with a lung disease. I was by her bedside when she passed away which was on August 15th 2007. I miss her so very much. I know now that she and my Dad are there in Heaven waiting for me one fine day.

  • Meghan Payne by Meghan Payne
  • 12 years ago

My mother just passed away in August of 2011. She passed away in her sleep by unknown causes at age 41. I am still having a hard time with her passing. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of her. And finding this poem helped me and gave me some light in these dark days without her. Thank you

  • Jeanette by Jeanette, Geelong Australia
  • 12 years ago

Yesterday I lost my beautiful mum, my friend. This poem is so what I want to say...but as I have two brothers I changed daughter to child.
I remember sitting at a table of my mothers friends and these were women in their 70s 80s and 90s and they all said how much they missed their mothers. I realized in that moment the power of a mothers love can NEVER be broken. It will always be an amazing moment in my life.

  • Brooke Cabrera by Brooke Cabrera, St.Cloud . Fl
  • 12 years ago

My mother passed away on November 19th, 2011 one day before my youngest brother's wedding , unexpectedly from a heart attack in her sleep. I'm still having a hard time accepting she's gone, I am so thankful I was able to find something that really helped me understand my feelings. It has been really hard to pick up from where she left off, my dad suffers from Parkinson's disease and she was his sole caregiver and I've had to step up and take over for her and I know in my heart she knows I would have done it No questions asked, so these poems are very inspiring, thank you so much.

  • Lovely Ann by Lovely Ann, Philippines
  • 12 years ago

I was 14 years old when my Mom died of a heart attack 9 years ago, I was by her side day and night for the last 2 days of her life. She was a single parent who raised me and my brother by herself with some help from my relatives. She was my hero, my bestfriend, my everything, she is gone now but I'm still hurting when I remember the last day of her life. She died without saying goodbye:(
and it hurts me so much. I missed her so much .. and I will treasure the day that I'm with her before. Thanks for this good poem .. it really helps me a lot. Thanks job well done .:)

  • Dawn by Dawn, Florida
  • 12 years ago

My mother still lives...But this poem touches me with my own daughter. She calls me Mother Dearest....I call her Daughter Darling. She is 22 now and I am 40. I have been preparing for my death for a few years now. I will place this poem in my safe deposit box with my will for her to read at my funeral. I appreciate this poem, it will make it easier for her, I think. We are so close... She feels as though she will die when I do.... I will direct her to this site to read your know she is not alone. Thank you!

  • Carrie by Carrie, Louisiana
  • 12 years ago

I love this poem I'm 17 and my little l sister is 3. My mom was a single mother she also had a heart condition and died unexpectedly we were at the mall shopping and we were getting school shoes and right when she went to pay she just lost her breath and started fallen and there's more but anyways this poem speaks all the feelings.

  • Katherine by Katherine
  • 12 years ago

I was adopted from young, I till this day don't know who my real mother is. The woman who cared for me for four years passed away from a heart attack. I still wish she was in my presence, I came to realize she is in a much better place. She watches from the heavens and I make her proud. I miss her dearly and wished I had more time to get to know her. Forever will she be in my heart R.I.P Carmen Garcia

  • Jonathan by Jonathan
  • 13 years ago

My mum pass away last week Wednesday from lung cancer. It happened very suddenly. The night before we even chat together and I gave her massage to comfort her. But the next morning she was unable to wake up and suddenly she died. She was 50 years old. She was a single mother working hard to raise me and my sisters. She never had a good life before even until her demise. Now we never have the chance to repay the love she showered us. I have so many plans in the future for us but now it's shattered. I would really like to share this great poem with my Mum too. I LOVE YOU my DEAREST MUMMY!!!♥

  • Rose K by Rose K, Indiana
  • 13 years ago

I'm 14 and lost my mother a little over a year ago to a horrible accident that happened at her work that would end up taking her life. Reading this poem helps me to know that my mother even though she is gone she is always with me even in my lowest times. Thanks so much. This is an amazing poem.

  • Lisa C. by Lisa C., Tennessee
  • 13 years ago

Deanne, thanks so much for writing this poem about your mother. My mother passed away on June 17, 2010 (only two months shy of her 70th birthday). On January 26, 2010, my parents had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. We had a wonderful family gathering and took a family picture (having no idea that would be the last family portrait). She had been in the hospital for 87 days straight and most of that included being on a ventilator and in ICU. Today I received an e-mail from my older sister commenting that she sure wished we were planning an anniversary party now and that she misses Mama so much. So I got on the internet to see if I could find a poem to help comfort her and my other sister. Your poem was perfect. Thanks.

  • Helen by Helen, Essex
  • 13 years ago

I feel like this poem was meant for me but I suppose anyone who has lost their mother will feel the same. My mum passed away really suddenly on 14th October 2010. She was one week away from her 49th birthday. Everything still feels so raw. I miss her so much.

  • Evangela by Evangela
  • 13 years ago

My mother died on June 4, 2008. She had a heart attack in her sleep, she was 56 years young. My 16 year old brother and my 9 year old niece found her in her bed. This was the worst day of all of our lives. Our mother was everything to our family and we miss her so very much. We talked everyday, sometimes 3 or 4 times in a day. Thank you for sharing this poem. I will share it with my family, especially my sister whose husband died in March of this year. They just had twin boys who were only 7 months old when he died of a heart attack at 40 after suffering from double pneumonia. This is a very touching poem. Thank you!

  • Liz Miller by Liz Miller
  • 13 years ago

I wanted to say thank you for your sweet poem. It has been 8 long years since I lost my mother, but today I had a friend die leaving behind three children and it brought back a lot of the feelings of when I lost my mom. Your poem touched me so much and helped with another layer of healing. My mother was and is amazing.

  • Trisha K by Trisha K, Pittsburgh
  • 13 years ago

I lost my Mother in May of this year. My Mother went to the doctor on a Monday and was supposed to get a heart monitor on Wednesday- she didn't and she died Thursday night in her sleep. She was only 47. My Mother and I had just rekindled our relationship, she was my best friend. I had just realized how much I needed my Mom and set to tell her, but wanted to say it face to face, but I never got a chance to see her again alive. I miss her everyday! She left behind 5 grandchildren- 2 of which are old enough to be burdened by her loss as well. Losing my Mother has been the hardest thing I have ever had to work through- I am still trying to find some sort of peace. I miss her so much! Your poem is beautiful- Thank you for sharing!

  • Angie Poole by Angie Poole
  • 13 years ago

I was 6 years old when my Mom died of a Heart attack 11 years ago.. I don't really remember her but I loved this poem.. It means something to daughters out there with out their moms being around to help guide us through this roller coaster of life.. But now I have a daughter of my own and she helped me to move on and love life again..

  • Stacy Horton by Stacy Horton
  • 13 years ago

My Mother was killed in November 2007 by a drunk driver. Even though it has been almost three years I miss her dearly every day. My mother was my best friend the one person who knew me inside and out. I know that she is heaven and I know that one day I will see her again.
Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful poem. God bless you!

  • Lori Jeanne by Lori Jeanne
  • 13 years ago

My mother passed away June 18, 2010 after a long illness. Even though I knew she would pass away one day soon I still wasn't ready to let her go. I searched the internet high & low, for a special poem to read to her, from my heart. This one I found, and read to her at her funeral. It said every word I was trying to say, but didn't know how to. Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem with all of us. God Bless you.
RIP Mama, I love you, forever & ever. So long, "for now".

  • Ferguson Sigi by Ferguson Sigi
  • 14 years ago

My beloved Mother passed away in 1997, I was by her side day and night for the last 3 month. It still hurts when I think of her, which is every day. I talk to my MOM when times are sad, and I know she is with me where ever I am. This poem is absolutely how I feel. My Mom is in my heart and in my prayers everyday, I loved her unconditionally and forever.

  • Amy by Amy
  • 14 years ago

I just lost my mom three weeks ago. She died because of a medication they gave her to help her heart but attacked her lungs. Reading this poem has had me in tears. I miss my mom so much and she was taken too early from me. I just wanted to say how much I loved this poem.

  • Seasalt by Seasalt
  • 14 years ago

I was 11 years old that day, that dank gray awful hateful day. My life had been rolling through a spiral of shocks two years past, and finally the end result of cancer, That monster won, finally won.
This house these people are all really strangers and I'm truly alone.
Forty years have dissolved and I'm still 11 years old and there remains this metal hollow that echoes the blow like a revolving door way.
Revealing itself through sound, scent and color.
Today its real again.......................

  • Jen by Jen
  • 14 years ago

my mom passed away two years ago the 15th of August. She died of alcohol poisoning, or how my family knows Imitrex. She was my best friend, always able to help me get through the roughest parts of my life. I was only 19 when she passed. And even today, I don't know how to make it through some of the stuff I go through. No one knows in my family what I am going through. When I read this poem, it really got to me. It got me thinking of all the stuff my mom did for me. This poem rocks...Thank you so much for sharing it on here :)

  • jasmine by jasmine
  • 15 years ago

I am thirteen years old and my mom just died of heart failure. I go some days when I don't want to get out of bed, but other days I don't want to go to sleep because I'm afraid of going to bed mad at someone and regretting it if something happened to them. It hurts so bad that she's gone. Well when I read this poem I cried my eyes out. I love this poem.

  • Dee by Dee
  • 15 years ago

I to lost my Mother 5 days after my 19th birthday. And I don't care how long she had been gone you NEVER forget her. She is always in my thoughts. I loved her and still miss her very much so.

  • Raven Slaughter by Raven Slaughter
  • 15 years ago

I was nine yrs old when my mother died of a heart attack caused by heart disease that we were all unaware of, when I read this poem I started crying and couldn't stop the tears after I started.

  • Sutapa Biswas by Sutapa Biswas
  • 15 years ago

Very touching poem. I must say it is a definite read for all daughters. Very nice portrays the powerful bond between mother and a daughter.

I have written a poem as well on the relationship but from a different view point. If you have the time do take a look at it on my xpertika website. The poem is about female infanticide in India and a mothers thought after getting it done. Would appreciate your thoughts on it. Unblossomed Flower

  • Cathy Dominguez by Cathy Dominguez
  • 15 years ago

I lost my mother 5 years ago. She was 50 years old and I was 11 years old. she passed away from cancer and yes its pretty hard to loose your mother and best friend at the same time. This poem touched me, it gave me a knot on my throat. Also tears to my eyes. I will always have this poem in my heart!
Thank You!

  • Starla by Starla
  • 15 years ago

I can not stop the tears from flowing as I read this poem. I too lost my mother from lung cancer just a month after her diagnosis. I feel like part of me is missing. I am going to read this poem at her wake.

  • Terri by Terri
  • 15 years ago

I am 20 years old now, but my mother passed away from lung cancer when I was only 18. She died very suddenly within 2 weeks of finding the cancer in her lungs. She was a single parent who raised me by herself with some help from my grandmother and my aunt (whom also passed away shortly before and after her death.) She was my rock. She was my basketball coach, my hair dresser, my cook. she was my everything. This poem is amazing. Thank you so much!

  • esther estrada by esther estrada
  • 15 years ago

my mother was just 57 when she died couple days ago. I loved her very much I understand she's in a better place but its hard for me to understand that she's gone and away. She helped me when no one was there and till this day I thank her for guiding me through the whole way. I read this poem and it inspired me to read at my mothers wake on Friday. now I understand loosing a mother is tough but loosing your best friend is the hardest thing ever possible to happen

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