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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


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

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,

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,

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...

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Categories: confusion, people, sad, mom,

Premium Member Lost
He was just a child who wandered off
Lost and alone trying to find his way
Starting to get dark and didn't know where he was
He cried...

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Categories: faith, mom, me, lost,

Premium Member I am Alive
For the most part I’m 
still getting around 
I may not have time
to myself 

I love my parents 
and they have been 
fighting their own

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Categories: dad, family, love, mom,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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,

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,

Premium Member A Father/Son Zoo Trip
“Why do the Rams behave violently?”
The little boy queried of his father.
“They need all their might to fight the Jaguars,
But Jags are fast, don’t know...

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Categories: animals, funnymom, mom,

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,

Premium Member To Mom
To Mom

My dearest mom, forty and eight years gone,
   although to me, it seems like yesterday.
You were too young to leave this earth...

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Categories: mom,

Hey mum, could we have roast chicken for dinner?
You know your roast potatoes really are a winner.
Mum, remember you promised to help with my homework...

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Categories: mom, mothers day,

Premium Member Mothers Hear
When your fledgling heart is breaking
and tears silently start to fall...
mothers hear.

When you whisper of secret loves
suppressing muffled cries of joy...
mothers hear.

When lies are rehearsed...

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Categories: mom, emotions, family, feelings, love,

Abortion (Another Life Gone)
There you are being conceived in your mother's womb. 
Before you know it you will be born in this world 
real soon. 

As you develop;...

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Categories: death, sadmom, pain, life,

Premium Member Panacea

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Categories: goodbye, grief, mom,

Eileen was born 80 1/2 years ago
on the first day of winter on the ground a bit of snow
with a twinkle in her eyes and...

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Categories: for her, mom, ,

To My Momma
Ok how do I do this
Where do I start
I can't remember much
But I love you with all my heart
To tell you the truth I'm really...

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Categories: mom,

Pearls of Mother's Great Love
the pearls from your eyes
are far more precious to me
than any treasure

your big sacrifice
nothing more to compare with
you’re my great hero

I owe you my life

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, easter, love, mom,

We Lost More Than a Dad
We lost more than just a Dad that day
We lost half of how we came to be
We lost we four girls first love
We lost our...

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Categories: mom, absence, angst, best friend,

over and over agin
sometimes i talk to myself, 
my mind is racing,
i dont know what to do...
so hard to explain.
depression isn't a stage
or a faze some kids go...

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Categories: mom, childhood, dark, daughter, death,

Premium Member Mother's Love
Mother’s Love (Sonnet)

Love begins at the time of conception
When a mother’s dear child grows in her womb.
Her life is changed to thoughts of protection.
Excitement and...

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Categories: childhood, family, holiday, mom,

A mother's treasures
A solitary piece the diamond
precious rare gem most treasured
by those lucky enough to hold
Once in possession it is rarely out of grasp
Like the gemstone the...

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Categories: mom, beautiful, beauty, care, caregiving,

Premium Member Night Angel
They needed help
Walking alone in the dark.
The man.
The child.
A broken down car.
The child frightened,
But not understanding
The terror
That would soon
Come her way.
Her parents petrified
That their baby...

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Categories: mom, angel, child, courage, dad,