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.

Poems For Sons And Daughters Remembering Mom

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  1. Dear Mom I Miss You

    • By Jenifer Felice
    • Published: April 2011

    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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    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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  3. Our Hearts Will Always Touch

    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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  4. Missing Mama

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    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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    May 12, 2019 will be the first Mother's Day without my mom. How I miss her so deep within my being, to the core. She passed away last year in October, the same month my youngest sister passed...

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  6. A Daughter's Promise

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

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

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    I am so sorry about your mother. My mother died when I was 11, too. She died from lung cancer. My dad was already dead, so I went to live with my sister, her husband, and my nephews. I am 15...

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  7. Last Fight

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

    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 loved your poem soo much. I lost my mom to cancer on December 27, 2015. It's been 13 months without her. The pain is unbearable. It's killing me every moment. I want to talk to her. Want to...

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  8. Sleep Mommy

    • By Kimberli A. Hardiman
    • Published: February 2006
    Rest In Peace Mom Poem

    Sweet smile on your face as you sleep the pain away,
    Resting in God's arms now, although in the ground your body lay.
    He needed another angel in the Heavenly choir and that's why you had to go.
    As you promised, you are still with us watching your children here below....

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    My mom is 83 and is in hospice. I feel your pain. I thank God I still have her, but I know he will take her from me soon. I don't want her to be afraid. That is what upsets me the most. Is...

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  10. Remembering My Mother

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    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 mother also had COPD. She smoked most of her life But she started, back when they didn't know that smoking wasn't good for you. Eventually in the 1960s information came out...

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  11. 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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  12. One More Day

    Mother Was A Best Friend

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    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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  13. Roses For Mama

    First Mother's Day Without Mom

    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 this poem. My mom went home to be with the Lord 12 years ago, and it still feels like just yesterday. This poem means so much to me. One cannot forget their mother. Happy...

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