Mother's Day Poems

Mother's Day Poems

Heartfelt Poems for Mom on Mother's Day

Mother's Day comes once a year. Some think that if they buy their mother flowers and a card that they have fulfilled their obligation for the rest of the year. If we would only comprehended a small part of what our mothers did for us as children. How they would literally die for us if needed. We would realize that one day is not sufficient. Mother's Day should be a time to remind us that we have been neglecting our duties as sons and daughters. This relationship is sacred let us honor our mothers.

48 Happy Mother's Day Poems From Sons and Daughters

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  1. 1. Her Hands


    • By Maggie Pittman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Her hands held me gently from the day I took my first breath.
    Her hands helped to guide me as I took my first step.
    Her hands held me close when the tears would start to fall.
    Her hands were quick to show me that she would take care of it all.

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    This poem greatly touched my heart. Because of this, I was encouraged to use my hands to do good and beneficial things instead of bad and to-the-hell things. So thank you for the author of...

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  3. 2. Thanks


    • By Michael A. Faust
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006 with permission of the Author.

    I know it's been a hard task,
    the things we ask of you.
    You should know you're very special
    for all the things you do.

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    The best mother in the world is a mother that speaks the word of truth and sees her family needs and wants. A mother's love is a love that you would never want to forget about. To my mother,...

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  5. 3. Mommy


    • By Gail M. Russellburg
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2006 with permission of the Author.

    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.

  6. 4. My Wife


    • By Andre' Cardenas
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Hand in hand, we walk together.
    God's grace warms us from above.
    It's him I thank each day I wake
    for blessing me with all your love.

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    My wife is battling a terminal illness that beset on her suddenly a few months ago. Today is our 12th anniversary and I wanted to share my feelings with her. This poem might as well have been...

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  7. 5. 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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  8. 6. Never Enough


    • By Author Unknown
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2006 with permission of the Author.

    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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    That was such a beautiful poem. Mothers truly are a blessing. Many of the feelings expressed here are so relatable . They do so much for us that "thank you" is just not enough but we can show...

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  9. 7. 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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  10. 8. A Poem For Mom


    • By Champagne S. Baker
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2006 with permission of the Author.

    You are the sunlight in my day.
    You are the moon I see far away.

    You are the tree I lean upon.

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    I am the author of this piece. I wrote it for my mother so many years ago for school. I had no idea it was published here or that it had had such a powerful effect. I'm honored. It's been a...

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  11. 9. God's Special Creation


    The hand that rocks the cradle
    also makes the house a home.
    It is the prayers of the mother
    that keeps the family strong.

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    This is beautifully expressed. The introductory lines carry so much truth to keep one pressing on to the end. I love this.

  12. 10. Mommy


    • By Madisyn B
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2015 with permission of the Author.

    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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  13. 11. Mother

    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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  14. 12. A True Angel

    • By George W. Zellars
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006 with permission of the Author.

    A mother is special; she's more than a friend.
    Whenever you need her, she'll give you a hand.
    She'll lead you and guide you in all that you do,
    Try all that she can just to see you get through.

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    This is a wonderful poem. It evoked a strong emotional response & made me think of my own wonderful mother. I very nearly teared up. I couldn't have written it any better. Well done.

  15. 13. No Charge

    I've tried to write so many times,
    But it's been hard to say in rhymes.
    I'll try once more and hope you'll see
    Just what your love has meant to me.

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    A truly wonderful tribute poem to your Mom, Brian, one of the best I've ever read. There's nothing so good as a mother's touch, their patience, understanding, their heart and their love.

  16. 14. Thank You, Mom

    • By Miller Mottla
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2017 with permission of the Author.

    You tell me that you love me when I don't love myself.
    You're the one who holds my hand when I need the most help.
    You smile when you're sad to make me smile too.
    You make my life so much better by everything you do.

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    Well done, Miller. The strongest aspect of your poem is sentiment. You have expressed it so openly that you are like picking up rocks from the beach. None will be the same size, nor the same...

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  17. 15. A Mother's Love

    • By Yasmine Ellaz
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2018 with permission of the Author.

    Mum, thank you for keeping me close to your heart.
    Thank you for never allowing me to fall apart.
    Thank you for holding me up for all these years,
    But most of all, thank you for drying my tears.

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  18. 16. Always Watching

    • By Skye D. Barker
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2006 with permission of the Author.

    I was watching you sleep the other day
    And prayed that it would last
    The peace that rested on your face
    I'd never seen in the past

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    Your words about mother brought tears to me. Three years ago, my mother passed away. She was 92+ at that time but very happy personality. Being the youngest child, I have seen her just...

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  19. 17. Dear Mum

    • By Chrissie Morris
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2017 with permission of the Author.

    There's no one in this world
    Who knows me quite like you.
    If ever I'm in need,
    You're the first one I turn to.

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  20. 18. A Mother's Love

    • By Kathryn Ann
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2015 with permission of the Author.

    A mother gives her children
    Stepping stones to the stars.
    Her love is unconditional;
    Her heart has no bars.

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    Wow, this is a very beautiful poem. I love it. I can tell this poem came from your heart.

  21. 19. Dear Mom

    • By Nia Ivanov
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2019 with permission of the Author.

    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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  22. 20. To My Dearest Mother

    • By Kirsten Rollander
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2008 with permission of the Author.

    My mother is a special part
    Of all that's cherished in my heart,
    She is my pearl, my soul, my mate;
    She is the one to make life great.

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    My mother passed over 15 years ago. She became my best friend after I became an adult. We shared many great times together. Truly she was a sweet and kind soul and loved every person she...

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