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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Thank You Mother

    • By Devon
    • Published: June 2008

    To be a mother is not an easy task,
    yet you do it proudly every day, no matter what is asked.
    You have turned your baby into a beautiful young lady.
    You were there for me since the very beginning and saved me countless tears.

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    This poem has really touched my heart. My mom means the world to me, she is the best mom ever. I could not ask for a better mother.

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  6. 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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  7. My Mother

    • By Shameka Martin
    • Published: February 2006
    Wanting To Tell Mom How Much I Love Her

    I love her so much, my mother.
    She's always in my heart.
    Even though we argue,
    we'll never be apart.

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    Mother - the loveliest word - gives bliss and peace not only to humans but also to wild life existing on this planet earth. This beautiful relationship starts even before the birth. The day...

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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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