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. 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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  4. 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.

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  6. 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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  7. 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.

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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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  8. 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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  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. 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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    I agree with you wholeheartedly Nan. I have two beautiful daughters with totally different personalities. I had them early in life and people often mistake them for my sisters. We laugh and...

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  12. 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.

  13. 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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