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Best Mum Poems

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


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: mum, mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode
Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: mum, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: mum, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
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: mum, dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Human Being
You are a human being they told me, something you should treasure
But isn't a human being the only animal who kills for pleasure?
Man's inhumanity to...

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Categories: mum, confusion, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Precious gift
My mother's voice,
is the sweetest symphony -
when life becomes troublesome,
soothes like an orchestra of angels.

When there is darkness,
becomes a beacon of light, 
guiding when tides...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mum, mother, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member JAN ALLISON
I am from Great Britain  – it’s not a rumour
I always try to write with a sense of humour

In 1996 we moved to live...

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Categories: mum,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ENGELBERT EFFLEFLUMP FOR DR SEUSS CONTEST
Engelbert Effleflump put on his disguise
Climbed in his orcetector and rose in the skies

For his mum hated flying and must never know
That Engelbert’s job was...

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Categories: fantasy, flying, kids, mum,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Too late for tears
Oh, my brother..
I can see storms causing havoc in your eyes.
All you can do is stare,
seeking comfort from a tombstone.

Beautiful marble cannot reach out to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, death, mum,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE LITTLE FIR TREE
The little fir tree was feeling extremely sad
it was tiny compared to its mum and its dad
When people saw the tree they just walked away
and...

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Categories: mum, child, christmas, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IT'S MY BIRTHDAY AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO - EMOTIVE POEM

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...

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Categories: mum, memory, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
From a Hospital Bed
 FROM A HOSPITAL BED
Wordancer

Even if I’m dizzy with an aching head, 
I must not disturb the others in the beds
In this hospital ward where...

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Categories: mum, childhood, depression, family, children, life, recovery
Form: Rhyme
He's Just a Dog
He’s just a dog, a mongrel pup that fitted in me hand,
short haired, tan and white, with needs of high demand,
he’s whingy and he’s whiny,...

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Categories: animal, dog, trust, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
You can see him now, dirty as a horse
that slipped in the mud, planting petunias
with that infamous shamrock thumb

(Irish from his Pop   ...

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Categories: mum, adventure, crazy, cute love, fun, garden,
Form: Free verse
Trying something new
Trying something new , If you think you see something or someone you recognise .
It is purely coincidental.


I met a romantic queen
and made love to...

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Categories: funny, mum, , cute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Rose by any other name ---
Through the hushed whisper of the breeze
Flowing through the majestic circling pine trees
I sense that I have stepped
Into a sacred hallowed space

A GARDEN OF ROSES

A...

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Categories: mum, beauty, humanity, love, peace, world war
Form: Ode
Sweet Child Of Mine
     As I watched my daughter playing with her son, I couldn't help but see myself in her. I still think...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mum, daughter, grandson, love,
Form: Haibun
Special Memories
Anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions

marking significant moments in our lives

bringing back precious feelings

reliving a once upon a time.

The first time that I met you

the butterflies I...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mum, anniversary, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Titillating Experience
Mom caught her boob in the washer’s wringer
Rotor made Mom an opera singer
    Tit for tat, she got redder
   ...

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Categories: funny, mum,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT ANACREONTIC VERSE
Abandoned
by your own mother.
How could she
leave you to die?
You were helpless,
bedraggled and weak.
When I saw you
my heart melted…
who could resist
those huge blue eyes.
I scooped you...

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Categories: mum, cat, love,
Form: Lyric
Wishes and Dreams
I wish I could walk without feeling pain
I wish I could live my life again.

I dream of a time when I could run like a...

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Categories: day, deep, dream, health, life, mum,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member MISTAKEN THAT YOU LOVED ME
'My' biggest mistake was being born a girl 
I was never going to meet your expectations for you wanted a
Son and you got me ...mum...

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Categories: mum, childhood, discrimination, father daughter, growing up,
Form: Acrostic
In My Mother's Eyes
In my mother's eyes I see my hero
I know fear is far at bay
In her words I feel protection
In her smile I see my face

Because...

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Categories: mum, mother, prejudice,
Form: Lyric
Tanka 2 about The Cherry Blossom and Life
on melting snow

first cherry blossom

withers too soon

mum ties pink ribbons

to the white casket




Or

on melting snow


first cherry blossom


withers too soon


mum  unties ribbons


from empty cot-bed





Inspired...

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Categories: mum, bereavement, birth,
Form: Tanka