Mother Daughter Poems

Mother Daughter Poems

Mom Poems From Daughters

Mother and daughter relationships are complex because the daughter looks to her mother as a role model of what a woman is. As she grows up and sees other women who live their lives differently, she chooses between imitating her mother or other significant influences in her life. As an adolescent she may come to look down on her mother and think that other woman are much better. Of course she is not a fully grown woman so she does not understand the challenges and choices that her mother faces. It is only when she herself becomes a woman that she can fully appreciate her mother.

68 Poems about Mothers and Daughters

  1. 1. Mommy

    • By Gail M. Russellburg
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A child expresses her love to her mother and regrets that she doesn't share it enough.

    Mommy, I love you
    More than you see.
    You have always been there
    When I needed you to be.

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    If it wasn't for my mom I never would have made it in my life. I have always been a daddy's girl and wrote this to let my mom know how I really appreciate and love her even if it seemed I didn't.

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  3. 2. My Heart

    • By Sharlynn N. Manning
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    Poem for a strong and valiant woman, a mother

    She's always been there for me.
    Just talking to her can make me happy.
    She tells me of the hard times she's been through
    In hopes that I won't go through them too.

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    I'm using this in my mom's christmas gift, I know she'll love it.

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  5. 3. Never Enough

    • By Author Unknown
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A daughter who is aware of the great debt she owes to her mother puts her gratitude into words.

    Multiple people have claimed to be the author of this poem. The poem was certainly written before 2006. At this point it is impossible for us to determine who the true author is.

    Sometimes I know the words to say to give thanks for all you've done,
    but then they fly up and away as quickly as they come.

    How could I possibly thank you enough, the one who makes me whole,

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    Poem Thanking Mom For Everything She's Done, Never Enough

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    My mother is still alive at 96, and I am 73. I am the one who visits her and takes her yogurt and toiletries. My late father's pension pays for her accommodation at a home. I used to work...

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  6. 4. Mother

    I love to write and wanted to write something special for my mom and for all the other mothers in the world. I am a mother of three, and as I look at my kids, it takes me back to when I was a young girl with my mom. I cherish her and am very blessed I had a mother like her.

    A mother loves right from the start,
    No matter if her children are near or far apart.
    A mother gives never-ending love.
    She gives us comfort and peace like a beautiful dove.

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  7. 5. Mommy

    • By Madisyn B
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2015

    My mom is my role model, and this poem was my way of telling her just how much she means to me.

    You brushed my hair and tucked me in,
    Made me laugh for hours on end.
    You kissed my boo-boos when I fooled around.
    Mommy, you never let me down.

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    This is a touching poem from a daughter to mother showing all the little things to the big things that matter in life between a mother and daughter. I love this poem. It's so sentimental!...

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  8. 6. Bright Blue Eyes

    • By Ellie C. Hammond
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems April 2018

    I have been wanting to write a poem about the topic of adoption for quite a while now as it is very close to my heart. I hope you enjoy my poem as much as I enjoyed writing it, and I hope that my poem touched you in some way. (Note: I am Irish, and in Ireland "Mam" is what we call mom/mum, etc.)

    My Mother gave me my talents and traits.
    My Mam taught me to embrace them.

    My Mother gave me my fears and doubts.

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    This story touched my heart deeply. As an adoptee, I relate to this greatly. Thank you so much.

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  9. 7. The Greatest Love

    • By Krishna B. Billones
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems March 2017

    This poem is for my mom, because I want to tell the world how blissful I am to have a wonderful gift from God. Even though I am not always a good daughter, still she loves and accepts me wholeheartedly. Her love for me is endless.

    From the moment
    I came into this world,
    you gave to me
    your heart and soul.

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    This poem truly made me cry. My mother had open heart surgery twice and has a tumor. She has been through a lot and could pass away anytime. She means more to me than anything, but I didn't...

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  10. 8. Because You're My Mom

    • By Linda Arlene Fassett
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems November 2009

    Dedicated to my daughter, Deanna Nicole, in the hopes that she will remember when we were best friends. I cry every time I read this because I pray she one day feels this way toward me again. I miss you so very much my daughter, my best friend.
    Love, Mom

    Because you are my mom, you loved me before I was ever seen.
    You thanked God for this miracle, this little human being.
    So exciting, yet fragile it all must have seemed to you then.
    Hearing my little heart beat inside you, now life begins.

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    Poem To Mom From Daughter, Because You're My Mom

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    Sarah, Please know that ten years ago I had read your message and was touched by what you said. I never got around to replying, and for that I apologize. I hope this still reaches you so...

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  11. 9. Dear Mom

    • By Nia Ivanov
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2019

    My mother and I have been through so much together. We have been through crazy adventures, long plane rides, fighting, crying, laughing, and so much more. We have been there for each other for as long as I can imagine. In fact, I don't remember a time when my mom wasn't by my side to help me. She is my rock, my person, my guide, and my best friend. I wanted to write this poem about our relationship to show how grateful I am for her and how much I love her. I dedicate this poem to her.

    From the first shine of light
    To the first breath of my life,
    You have been there from day to night.
    Dear Mom, you'll always be my partner in crime.

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  12. 10. Dear Star In The Sky

    • By Maria Gironza
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2013

    This poems describes my mother. Since I am still a teenager, I feel is if my mom is guide, a star in the sky, that guides me to make the best decisions in my life. She fills me with courage day to day, so I dedicated this piece of poetry to her.

    The night is still young
    The sun has gone low

    The first thing I see

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  13. 11. My Father Gave Her To Me

    • By Donetta Davis
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A girl thanks God for her stepmother who is exactly the person she needed in her life.

    My father gave her to me, as a gift from God above,
    Who would know a step-mother,
    is someone you can really love?
    I shall call her mother,

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    I am a new step mom (I hate that word) to a 15 month babygirl. She was conceived when my fiance and I took a break. I forgave him and was so excited about the new baby. The mother was young...

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  14. 12. Love At Last

    • By Peggy Liimatta
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems April 2008

    I am a mother hurting and trying to regain my daughter's love. I wrote this poem from my heart and find poetry a very satisfying way to get my feelings out. This is the first poem I have ever really worked hard on and actually finished. Thanks for reading it.

    I remember the good times
    that we once had...
    but still my life
    is oh...so sad

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    I was so surprised someone endured a mother's pain such as I experienced. My husband was a philanderer and also left me alone a lot in Winnipeg. The children and I coped, but it was lonely. A...

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  15. 13. The Gift

    To my beautiful daughter, Madison... May you follow your dreams and be true to yourself always!
    Love, Mom.

    I received a gift on that faithful day
    Of which I know I could never repay,
    Just as God came down to say
    He just gave one of his Angels away.

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    I am too a pampered daughter and I loved reading your poem, it touched my heart. Thanks for sharing

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  16. 14. My Miracle

    • By KRISTEN DAVID
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A mother writes a lovely poem describing the unconditional love she feels for her daughter. She can't wait until her daughter is blessed to give birth, and then she too will know about this unbreakable bond.

    From the moment you were born
    I knew what love was really about
    I loved you more than anything
    Beyond the shadow of a doubt

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    Yes, I am touched by this poem. I can very well relate to the binding between me and my daughter.

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  17. 15. Thank You, Mom

    • By Abby
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2015

    This is about how much I appreciate my mom, and even if I don't let her know this all the time, I truly do love her.

    If you don't know
    How much you mean
    Not just to the world
    But also to me

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    My mom is the happiness of my life. I never laugh as much with other as I do with her. Can never have fun without her. I can never repay her sacrifices. The only thing I can do is to make her...

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  18. 16. My Dear Daughter...

    • By Puja Bhakoo
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems June 2017

    Giving away a daughter's hand in marriage is one of the most emotional moments in a mother's life. Her heart is filled with joy for her daughter, but her smile also hides the tender tears that well up at the thought of parting with her little angel.

    In just a few days,
    You'll start a new life
    As a brand new bride
    ...As someone's wife

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  19. 17. Mommy Do You Love Me?

    • By Arnot McCallum
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems August 2007

    I dedicate my poem to my Mother, your Mother, and all the Mothers of the world who sacrifice their lives everyday for the children of this planet.

    Mommy, do you love me?
    Of course I do, dear!
    Let's snuggle a minute,
    Come sit

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    Same scenario between my daughter and I ten years ago when she was 15. It broke our hearts, but we let go and let God. Didn't hear from her for almost 3 years. Then a mutual family friend...

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  20. 18. Mommy Dearest

    • By Amy R. Addington
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    Do mothers realize the affect they have on their daughters? A barbed wire heart, a poem on the complicated love of a mother.



    She is my mother,
    that indomitable, unattainable goal.
    A woman of iron and silk and unforgiving praise.
    She is the measure of all that

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    Very familiar attitude from that daughter. I would be willing to bet everything I own that the mother sees herself in a totally different light.

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  21. 19. My Angel Is My Mother

    • By Breana D. Greathouse
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    In this poem, a girl writes a tribute to her mother who is her angel in disguise.

    My angel is a woman who walks upon the earth,
    she shows me my potential and all that I am worth.
    When I am sick she heals me and makes me feel all-better,
    and makes sure that in times of need that we are all together.

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  22. 20. Mom, My Hero

    • By Hayzel
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2011

    I recently got in a fight with my mom, and I want to let her know that I appreciate everything she does for me. Feedback would be nice.

    You are my hero.
    The most influential person in my life.
    You are loved by us all.
    A mother, sister, daughter, and a wife.

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    My mother and I are the best of friends. We confide in each other, and we talk about everything. We tell each other how much we love each other every single day.

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