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.

46 Happy Mother's Day Poems From Sons and Daughters

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  1. 1. Her Hands

    • By Maggie Pittman
    • Published: July 2006

    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: February 2006

    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: August 2006

    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: July 2006

    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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    This poem says everything about my wife. She's my sunshine, and most of all she is my life. I love her more each and every day. God put us together for a reason to live out our lives through...

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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. A Poem For Mom

    • By Champagne S. Baker
    • Published: August 2006

    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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  9. 7. Never Enough

    • By Author Unknown
    • Published: September 2006

    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. 8. A True Angel

    • By George W. Zellars
    • Published: February 2006

    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.

  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. 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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  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. Mommy

    • By Madisyn B
    • Published: February 2015

    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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  15. 13. A Mother's Love

    • By Yasmine Ellaz
    • Published: May 2018

    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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  16. 14. 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.

  17. 15. Thank You, Mom

    • By Miller Mottla
    • Published: May 2017

    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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  18. 16. To My Dearest Mother

    • By Kirsten Rollander
    • Published: April 2008

    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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  19. 17. A Mother's Love

    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.

  20. 18. My Best And Favorite Girl

    You brought me my first toy,
    My first bike and baseball glove.
    You filled my heart with joy,
    And you filled my life with love.

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    I really love this poem and it is true - mother is the best of all!

  21. 19. Dear Mum

    • By Chrissie Morris
    • Published: November 2017

    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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  22. 20. Dear Mom

    • By Nia Ivanov
    • Published: May 2019

    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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