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Best Mother Poems

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


Premium Member Missing Mother
Bits of me are missing mother,
the bits of me which you placed.
Bits of me are missing Mother;
ah,        ...

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Categories: mother, depression, devotion, me, missing,
Form: Verse



This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 
Made...

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Categories: mother, angst, death, dedication, depression,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member On My Mother Passing

ON MY MOTHER’S PASSING

i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: cheer up, mother, mother
Form: Narrative
Premium Member No Sign Of A Whine, A Smiling Mother
My heart I set on a dear companion
the cherished imprint on my soul, profound
how safe I felt in a tough kind bosom!
though I ceased to...

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Categories: mother, best friend, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme
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: mother, art, beautiful, color, faith,
Form: Rhyme



Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: mother, anger, death, farewell, memory,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: mother, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
Form: Narrative
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: love, mother,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As Flowers Crumble Collaboration with Silent One
Lullabies through tear filled eyes
It's truly, love at first sight
The bond is forged and galvanized
To hold forever tight

Each time you needed a hand
She always had...

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Categories: love, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member -Unlatched-
_______________________

So young, I was, and so naive
There was no doubt, I did believe
this babe who's latched inside my womb
with ties we had,... would always be

Latched...

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Categories: childhood, family, mother, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Belongings
Shadowed in the silent room, the daylight's nearly gone
Dusk climbs in through window glass, with one last ray of sun
I start the task, climb on...

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Categories: loss, love, me, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter


It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: mother, i love you, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member March 19 Memories
Mama….it’s today
The chalendar shouts it
Today
15 years ago..you breathed your last
and I still see you in dreams
and I still miss you, Mama

I’m sitting here
in front of...

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Categories: death, faith, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Wings of a Butterfly- Collab with my sister Cecilia Crasto

POTD 10th May 2018

A dedication to our departed Mum, Anne Forbes.
 And to all the dearly departed Mums who celebrate Mother’s day on the second...

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Categories: dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme
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: mother, analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet
ALWAYS MOTHERS DAY
I have borrowed  the first line of this piece from the"unknown scribe" , which I 
read many years ago.... The rest is for ALL...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, mother, thank you,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member QUIETUDE AND BOOM


I decorate a grotto for you, Mama
where orchids and holy images
embellish this special place and day,
that saintly icons guard you there
as if they beg me...

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Categories: devotion, mother daughter, sound,
Form: Free verse
Her Requiem
Within her frail shell, death abides
through the final hours, I remain by her side
fearing a forsaken place of webs that lie in rows
of haggard fields...

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Categories: death, faith, mother,
Form: Rhyme
The wounds of war
Dear Mother, should my footsteps never tread
The pathway which would lead to your embrace,
Know this, though many words were left unsaid,
Your love has pierced the...

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Categories: fear, love, mother, war,
Form: Sonnet
She Calls Me Home
She Calls Me Home…

At days long end
Left on troubles shore
When I just know
I can't take anymore
When the last light
Of hope is gone

She calls me home
She...

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Categories: mother, angst, caregiving, childhood, devotion,
Form: Couplet
The Eternal Tree
I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence       ...

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Categories: life, mother, nature, sea,
Form: Concrete
CARMEN
Can a child ever forget, how deep a mother’s love abides

All those days since birth, till now I’m grown she guides

Remembering her smile, so tender,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, dedication, love, mother
Form: Acrostic
A Mother's Envy and Pride
Lapis lazuli mines with wide blue eyes
bringing to mind precious stones and
caramel scones; innocent and wise -
Wondering, yet without surprise.

Staring down the universe, a challenge
in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mother, art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
MY EYES
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill
and...

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Categories: father, mother, wife, ,
Form: Light Verse