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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 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 at...

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Categories: mom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Happy Birthday Mom and Dad

Oh countless oaths are given to true love

          Still few can so survive life's passing tests


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Categories: mom, appreciation, birthday, dad, family,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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 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 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 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...

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Categories: confusion, people, sad, mom,
Form: Ballad
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 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
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Panacea

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Categories: goodbye, grief, mom,
Form: Ghazal
Keeping mum

Reindeer wait
   by the pane
I see shapes

A present!
   Santa thinks
I’m asleep 

Smells like mum 
   lent Santa 
her perfume......

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mom, child, childhood, children, christian,
Form: Haiku
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,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: I do not know?
I Looked For You Today
Dear Mom,
I looked for you today.
I found you in the smell of coffee,
as I passed our favorite café. 

I felt you in the cool breeze,

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Categories: miss you, mom,
Form: Rhyme
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, ,
Form: Rhyme
When we stirred the pot
Mum pulled out the wooden spoon...

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Categories: conflict, mom, sister, word
Form: Epigram
Premium Member A Mother's Love
As a child, I stared at her
She was my world
And she was beautiful
Inside and out
She smiled like the stars
Shimmering and sparkling
Radiating kindness
Her spirit was like...

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Categories: mom, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, love,
Form: Free verse