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.
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...
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
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,...
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
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.
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,...
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, 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...
Home is a Burning Flame
mother daughter, home, identity, imagery, inspiration,
“Home is a Burning Flame”
Align yourself with the belief that HOME will come to you in the end
You can see yourself in her eyes, but...
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,...
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...
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...
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
All Mothers Must Sing - A Song for the Bulldog
mother daughter, baby, childhood, daughter, growing
It was not long ago
By the reck'ning of things
You were yet a wee one
Yet under our wing-
But now you have grown up
Like snow follows Spring...
She Is Here
death, inspiration, mother daughter,
I seldom think of her; so many years
have passed since she was taken from our earth.
The hurt and sorrow have been healed. And yet
Beyond the Cemetery Gate
Often, I open the cemetery gate to visit mother,
"I took the bus mother, the scenery was lovely;
I brought you a red rose from my...
Your Sacred Soul Still Calms And Comforts Me
mother daughter, angel, april, bereavement, heaven,
Ave-Maria hymns lift you in flight
to Heaven’s gate apt angel does ascend
and follows lantern's light predawn of night
on star-dust wings for spirit a Godsend.