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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Mommy

    • By Madisyn B
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About All My Mother Has Done

    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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  6. 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.

  7. All You Are To Me

    • By Jessie Sanders
    • Published: May 2015
    Inspiring Words For A Mother

    Thank you, Mom...
    for the love, strength, and care,
    for in this world that is quite rare.
    For being my guardian and my guide

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    Beautiful poem. I love it. I can tell you wrote this poem from your heart.

  8. A Poem For Mom

    • By Champagne S. Baker
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Everything A Mom Is

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    You are the sunlight in my day.
    You are the moon I see far away.
    You are the tree I lean upon.
    You are the one that makes troubles be gone.

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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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  10. My Wife

    • By Andre' Cardenas
    • Published: February 2006
    Love Poem From Husband Feeling Blessed

    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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  11. A True Angel

    • By George W. Zellars
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem From Son About All A Mother Does

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    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.

  12. Especially For You, Mom

    • By Travis J. Harris
    • Published: February 2006

    I'm writing this poem for you, Mom,
    because I want this poem to be
    my own special way of showing you
    how much you mean to me.

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    This poem paints an exact picture of my relationship with my mother. I left home when I was about 16 years old and never went back. I was even homeless at one point after leaving home. My mom...

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  13. Mother's Day

    • By Kody Welch
    • Published: August 2011

    Mom, I know we've been through a lot,
    But to this day I have not forgot
    All the things you have done for me.
    Opening my eyes and letting me see

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