Best Mother Daughter Poems
Below are the all-time best Mother Daughter poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of mother daughter poems written by PoetrySoup members
Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
mother daughter, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
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.
A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter
mother daughter, i love you, i
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...
QUIETUDE AND BOOM
devotion, mother daughter, sound,
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...
COLORS for MOTHER
mother daughter, art, beautiful, color, faith,
COLORS for MOTHER,
Looking towards the blue sky
Every color camouflaged around the cloud
Tears of sadness began to dry
Watching all the colors...
mother daughter, child, dedication, love, mother
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,...
A Mother's Envy and Pride
mother daughter, art, child, love, metaphor,
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
Be on Guard Against Poets
mother daughter, poets,
My sweet child
Be on guard
Be on guard of the man
Who plays on your heartstrings…
Not with flirtatious smile
Nor with flexed muscles
Not with devouring eyes
mother daughter, memory, missing you, mother
I reach onto the bookshelf
Carefully removing the photograph album from the top shelf
We nestle together on the sofa
I slowly turn over the pages
growing up, mother daughter,
Little wishes on great big stars.
Daughter, I make a wishes for you.
Keep on growing and keep on smiling.
And I'll keep loving all that you do.
child, love, mother daughter,
I paint your beauty in my heart and mind
in swirling strokes of wind squalls and light;
the youthful lift of limbs of early spring,...
mother daughter, sister,
flowers are women
in my family’s garden -
Mom and her daughters
rhythm surrounds me
as I sway in contentment -
bends graciously in the breeze -
A Child's Prayer
mother daughter, bereavement, child, heartbreak, loss,
Clutched tight to my chest, the doll smiles lifelessly
sending vacant stares down the darkened hall.
A solitary line of pink light sneaks through a crack in...
Thy Beautiful Heart: The Blue Faerie's Baby
mother daughter, angel, courage, faith, journey,
"Thy Beautiful Heart : The Blue Faerie’s Baby"
'Tis brave the heart of a lionhearted cub
When Butterflies aren’t pretty
Aren’t all what they seem
Monsters that do...
The True Mother
mother daughter, betrayal, imagery, love, mother
“The True Mother”
What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow
bleed out Life’s...
A Beautiful Day
mother daughter, child, daughter, growing up,
it's a beautiful day!
"Let's go, Mama!" her cheer,
down the tall slide, no fear.
Twisting, bumping, "this is fun"
one more bend then it's done.
mother daughter, daughter, introspection, mother, mother
One evening, much like any other
striated feathers of pinks, and deepest primrose
colored the clouds with facets of light, tapering inward
Traces of gold between each color,...
mother daughter, angst, appreciation, introspection, irony,
Even as a child of God -
when it came right down to it
she stood firmly on her child’s side
.. and damn
how I envied...
Your Love Wouldn't Cease To Rain
mother daughter, beauty, blessing, celebration, memory,
The best of all my words
I love calling you
Past were those so many years
when the petals of my heart would blossom
A Mothers heart
mother daughter, daughter, emotions, heart, love,
My heart is full of unbounded love
Bleeding sacrifice and pain
Spilling over with devotion
pouring down like monsoon rain
With the vastness of the ocean
IT'S MY BIRTHDAY AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO - EMOTIVE POEM
memory, mother daughter,
I visited mum today
as I do almost every day
She greeted me with open arms
And then says
‘I didn’t think you’d come ...
I thought you had...
YESTERDAY I CRIED
mother daughter, absence, abuse, betrayal, childhood,
Why, Momma, why?
Was I not deserving
Was I not good?
Was I too frail?
Did you send me away
Because your own life
YOU ARE THE ONE
longing, mother daughter,
Opening the closet of narra doors, I sweep through
organza skirts and gemmed ringlets; my hair
ruffling aimlessly upon scalloped kerchiefs
smelling decade - old hyacinth, Mom’s...
mother daughter, absence, loss, love, mother
My thoughts they roil like waters dark
in the abyss of blackest night,
with memories of mother’s bookmark,
of Longfellow read by lamp light.
She called, in...
Please Love Yourself, Mommy
love, mother daughter,
Please love yourself,
My daughter wrote
As we chatted away
About my upcoming trip
And yet my tears spilled over
As I bared my heart
To my 19 year old daughter
Feeling Like Mother
I open the door
to one of our guest bedrooms
and find her nearly asleep . . .
she who long ago
tucked me into bed each night