Mother Death Poems

Mother Death Poems

Loss 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.

51 Poems For Sons And Daughters Remembering Mom

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  1. 1. Remembering My Mother


    • By Belinda Stotler
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2009 with permission of the Author.

    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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    The poem is really nice. I lost my mother 23/12/2016,16 days after my birthday. Too sad she was still admitted in the hospital on my birthday. I felt like cursing that day, but I had to be...

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  3. 2. Your Mother, Your Angel


    • By Natasha Jordan
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2009 with permission of the Author.

    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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    My sister-in-law was suddenly snatched from us by the cruel hands of death leaving behind my brother and four young children. Her sudden death is a big blow for both families. I was extremely...

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  5. 3. Missing Mama


    • By Claudia Lee
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2008 with permission of the Author.

    I awake each morning to start a new day,
    But the pain of losing you never goes away.
    I go about the things I have to do,
    And as the hours pass, I think again of you.

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    I can relate. I lost my mom this year in May 2020. We spent 15 wonderful years together. I see and walk by her room every day, and the "whys" come on, trying to navigate this life without...

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  6. 4. 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 are lessons to be learned.
    Each precious day God gives us, another page is turned.

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    It will get better, I promise you, and there will come a day when you remember moments from your childhood with smiles and joy. I thank God every day for my mother even though she has crossed...

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  7. 5. Our Hearts Will Always Touch


    • By Ranja Kujala
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2007 with permission of the Author.

    When I lay there beside you,
    Could you feel me there?
    My arms were wrapped around you,
    And I was stroking your hair.

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    My mother got cancer when I was 8. She survived and was in remission for a year, but when I was 12 she was diagnosed with cancer again. This time we all knew she would die, when she told us I...

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  8. 6. Although You're Gone


    • By Shannon Walker
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Although you're gone, I'm not alone,
    And never shall I be,
    For the precious memories of the bond we shared
    Will never depart from me.

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    This poem hit my heart heavy. I first lost my father in June 2018, then my father's oldest brother in July 2018. In August 20018, I lost my baby brother who was born on my 5th birthday. He...

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  9. 7. How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day


    If I could have just one more day and
    wishes did come true,
    I'd spend every glorious moment
    side by side with you.

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    We all wish for one more day with the loved ones we've lost. I wish for one more day to be with my mum. She was one of the sweetest, most loving and caring mothers in the world. She was my...

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  10. 8. A Daughter's Promise


    • By Allie B. Quaglieri
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2006 with permission of the Author.

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

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    This poem is really beautiful. I know the pain of losing mom. I lost my mom 2 years ago, but it still feels like yesterday. It was sudden death due to heart attack, and it was so sudden that...

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  11. 9. Roses For Mama


    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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  12. 10. No Goodbyes


    Oh Father, can you hear me?
    I'm sending a prayer your way,
    I'm clutching hard to my faith, as mom taught me,
    As she draws closer to you each day.

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    My Momma was the stronger woman I knew. We went to the hospital because Mom was having trouble breathing. She said maybe a day, and the next thing I knew, the doctors were talking about...

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  13. 11. My Mother


    • By Carol Bodenham
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Look up to the sky.
    Now tell me what you see.
    A cloud, the moon, possibly the sun.
    Many answers there will be.

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    I was looking for something that I could relate to and post on Mother's Day this year. I lost my mother a few days before Mother's Day last year. Such a beautiful poem that really made me...

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  14. 12. How Can I Say Goodbye?


    • By Brinda Carter
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Mom, it's been over a year now since
    God and His angels called you away.
    Oh, how the angels rejoiced as you walked
    Through those pearly gates that day!

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    I also lost my mother last February 7, 2017. She died from colon cancer. When she was at the hospital I was always thinking what life would be like without a mother. I’ll always remember the...

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  15. 13. Remembrance


    • By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Mother,
    as I walk through the journey of life,
    I remember.

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    I lost my mother in 2006, a few weeks before my wedding. She had been in the hospital the past 6 months for cancer management. She managed diabetes for over 20 years. She was a real-life...

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  16. 14. You Mattered To Me

    • By Ruth Morris
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2015 with permission of the Author.

    You lived your life thinking that no one cared.
    You thought you were all alone, your heart feeling tattered.
    I am here to tell you that you were wrong
    'Cause you see - Mom - to me you mattered.

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    My mum, Linda, was just a few short months away from her 70th (September 2018) birthday when she got the diagnosis that she had incurable, inoperable pancreatic cancer, and the week before...

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  17. 15. I Remember You

    • By Anne P. House
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2018 with permission of the Author.

    A moment passed, an hour, a day,
    But still the pain didn't go away.
    A week, a month, and then a year,
    Yet the loneliness didn't disappear.

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    I lost my mom from cancer about 10 month ago, but the pain is still with me.

  18. 16. Thank You, Mother

    • By Nicole J. Heath
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Thank you, Mother, for all that you have done.
    You took great care of your daughters and sons.

    You loved us all from the very start

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    My mother gave birth to two boys: Stephen and me. She was our source of joy. She used to joke to us when she felt we were down. She used to motivate us and also challenged us to embrace...

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  19. 17. I Love You Forever

    • By Hiral P. Patel
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Mom, you mean the world to me.
    It's hard to live without you.
    You were always by my side.
    Through thick and thin you helped me.

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    • Rating 4.39
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    Mother, how I miss you. You were and will always be my best friend. You left me only months ago, but yet it feels like forever. You stood by my side through thick and thin. You are still my...

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  20. 18. A Mother's Love

    • By Claudia M. Piticaru
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2017 with permission of the Author.

    A mother's love
    Is a gift from above

    That is a wonderful treasure

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    • Rating 4.31
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    I was so touched by the poem because I lost my mom to ovarian cancer in January 2013, when I was 12 1/2. I am now 17 years of age, and it is not easy. I miss my mom so much, and I wish that...

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  21. 19. One More Day

    I wish for nothing more
    Than just one more day,
    For I would give it all
    Just to hear her say.

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    It's been 29 days since I lost my rock (mom). Sadness fills my heart. She's the only person I've ever known to be a strong, hard working woman who had very little but gave us the world. Never...

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  22. 20. Dear Mom I Miss You

    • By Jenifer Felice
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2011 with permission of the Author.

    Mom,
    The day you died I kissed your face four times.
    After you died I held you close to me.
    I knew it would be the last time I held you for the rest of my life.

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    • Stories 201
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    • Rating 4.48
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    My mom died in 2014. She had cancer. We fought the battle for almost 2 years. During the final 6 weeks of my mom's life she slept a lot, but the last 2 weeks my sister and I stayed next to...

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