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.

Happy Mother's Day Poems From Sons and Daughters

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  1. Her Hands

    • By Maggie Pittman
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About All A Mother Does

    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. Thanks

    • By Michael A. Faust
    • Published: February 2006
    Mother's Day Poem Written By Loving Husband

    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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  4. Mother

    The Support Of A 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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  6. Thank You, Mom

    • By Miller Mottla
    • Published: May 2017
    A Poem From Son To Mom

    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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  7. God's Special Creation

    Spiritual Influence Of A Mother

    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.

  8. Never Enough

    • By Author Unknown
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Thanking Mom For Everything She's Done

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

    Missing Mother

    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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  11. 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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  12. A Mother's Love

    • By Yasmine Ellaz
    • Published: May 2018
    For A Mother Who Has Always Been There For Her Child

    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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  13. Always Watching

    • By Skye D. Barker
    • Published: February 2006
    Grateful For How Much Mom Has Done Over A Lifetime

    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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