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Best Mom Poems

Below are the all-time best Mom poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of mom poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Mom
My mother was your average country mom
She wasn't gorgeous. Some might call her "plain"
But had the patience to diffuse a bomb
Her eyes grew narrow, when...

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Categories: appreciation, mom, mothers day,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Daddy
Daddy

Daddy, why did you go away?
Don't you know I wanted you to stay!

Daddy, when you left mom,
Don't you know you left me too?
Now all I...

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Categories: mom, blue, dad, depression, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dreamy Night
The slow sun sets, the night ebony dark,
     Silvery moon shines brightly, dreamy mood.
I stroll carefully, nimble like a lark.
 ...

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Categories: mom,
Form: Dizain
My One Regret
If I weren't afraid, I'd...
Have pulled that red lipstick
Out of my purse 
And with cover
Of sister and cousin
Surrounding your coffin
Replaced that drab pink coral
With your...

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Categories: humor, mom, sorry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: nostalgiamom, me, night, candy,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Thanksgiving From Three Perspectives
A Child's Thanksgiving Prayer 

Lord, I thank thee as I sit to eat,
For mashed potatoes that I helped to make.
And thanks, dear Lord, we're having...

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Categories: family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Bobby
This one is totally fictional.

Don't cry little guy just 'cause you're moving away
Your daddy's got a brand new job out in Santa Fe
He's trying to...

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Categories: confusion, people, sad, mom,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Mother's Love
When I became a mother, tremendous joy filled my heart,
But little did I know about this journey at the start.
I thought I knew what Love...

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Categories: mom, blessing, child, children, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
Picture of Painted Pain
Taken this worn path ,he'd 
taken so many times before
To his one and only true love,
he will always adore

His destination marked Riekers, 
sprinkled with fresh...

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Categories: child, dad, death, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red Moon Rising
Red moon rising, a globe ruby, an opulent theme,
A scarlet smile, a sight tranquil, a heavenly dream,
Weaves fabric of passions deep, as desires gleam,
Notions-romantic, undulating...

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Categories: mom, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nameless
"A mother's love is made in heaven." Quote Written By Poet

She was a young and beautiful bride,
then her handsome husband died.
The fast car came out...

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Categories: baby, happy, mom, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Journey
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but...

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Categories: mom, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
My Time To Shine
Running barefoot through the open field
No worries, enjoying what the day will yield
Free spirit, given free reign to roam the town
Sun up to sun down,...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life, mom,
Form: Rhyme
The Mirror of Time
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand. Rolling them over and over and over. Leaving this 
reality behind, far behind I stepped into the...

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Categories: family, imagination, nostalgiaday, mom,
Form: Free verse

Book: Shattered Sighs