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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 Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one, my mom taught me to dance,
          To start, I...

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Categories: mom, analogy, dance, joy, life, love, mother
Form: Couplet



Premium Member A Gift of Love
Around my mom, I always felt my guilt
My conscience seemed to always take her side
Some years ago, I gave her a new quilt
I still recall...

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Categories: mom, love, mother,
Form: Sonnet
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: blue, dad, depression, father daughter, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: mom, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
a ROSE for RITA
Here’s to the travellers,
   the passengers, the tourists
who trek this alien landscape
   in search of experience.

Here’s to the resilient,
  ...

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Categories: mom, death, family, life,
Form: Free verse



COLORS for MOTHER
     COLORS for MOTHER,

Looking towards the blue sky
Every color camouflaged around the cloud
Tears of sadness began to dry
Watching all the colors...

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Categories: mom, art, beautiful, color, faith, me, miss
Form: Rhyme
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, day, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Loving Son
They always said, “Please bother us no more”
when Tommy sang, and Mom would stick her head
inside his room. “We need to shut your door!”

And once...

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Categories: mom, sad,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Human Hands
I was there
To usher you into this world
Mine were the hands that cradled your little body
The face that beamed in your presence
My hands were ready...

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Categories: mom, beautiful, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Favorite Artist
Favorite Artist, 
A romantic, 
A dreamer. 
Choice for a favorite artist, 
that would be, 
Me.
 
~

I grew up in a family of seven children.
As the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mom, art, career,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Civility
Red hair protruding from the soldier’s cap
Bright sun and heat, his freckles clearly seen
How peacefully the lad appears to nap
Mae Caulfield moans while searching for...

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Categories: mom, loss, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member LOVE ANGER DEATH AND GUILT
LOVE ANGER DEATH AND GUILT 

Blog was A young girl who was 
Still at school
Everyone loved Blog, she
Was nobody’s fool,
In fact her peers regarded as...

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Categories: mom, anger, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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 TWENTY TITLES OF FABULOUS FRIENDS

Tell me
how did we get here 
at a swishing swapping party?
(The voices echo in emptiness) 

Bubbly cheerful and happy, naked and raw 
forever bachelors Larry...

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Categories: mom, humorous, poetry, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wonderfull William
I recognized you in an old photo
taken long before I knew you
You were among the ancient ones
The ones on whom you depended
You were brother, son,...

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Categories: mom, birthday, celebration,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member LEELANAU CALLING
Just as bees squeeze like watermelon seeds
Spit across apricot fields
My wife and I on Friday
Join the lines of highways up north
Pulled by hilltops to the...

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Categories: mom, beauty, desire, destiny, inspirational love, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gray Mournings
Lace hankie tucked inside her jacket sleeve
Hard candy filled the tin beside Mom’s purse
Gray mournings, nature’s gifts for those who grieve
At times when it seems...

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Categories: mom, grief,
Form: Sonnet
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
A Joyless Job
At the window, palms under my chin,
such beauty I see, out the frosted pane,
I was mesmerized, it showed in my grin,
so picture perfect, the snow...

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Categories: mom, childhood, humor, jobs, snow, weather, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Christmas Past
A time I still remember, Christmas day
in 'fifty-three; I was age fourteen then,
and I recall those very special hours
at home, so cozy, warm with my...

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Categories: mom, christmas, memory,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Family
flowers are women
in my family’s garden -
Mom and her daughters

rhythm surrounds me
as I sway in contentment -
September’s Aster

Geranium Jen
bends graciously in the breeze - 
our...

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Categories: mom, mother daughter, sister,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member At the Shore
It's the summer of my fourth year.
Dad is driving us to the seashore.
The sun follows us, a happy fellow,
beaming in the mid-morning’s azure sky.
In the...

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Categories: mom, emotions,
Form: Free verse
My Turn To Cry
I’ve distanced myself
I didn’t mean to
Didn’t set out to do it
An unconscious act of the mind 
For self preservation

My visits went to once a week
Sunday...

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Categories: mom, confusion, depression, devotion, loss, mothersky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Collateral damage
Mara- Collateral damage

Hi, my name is Mara, I'm six years old, I have brown hair and brown eyes. People say I'm pretty like my mom,...

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Categories: mom, character, courage, freedom, girl, grief, growing
Form: Dramatic monologue
Humor is my inspiration
At awe by my mothers beautiful mind,
when it came to writing I always felt so blind.

Literature class advised us to write,
for the first time I...

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Categories: mom, memory, me, class, class, me, ,
Form: Couplet