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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 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

Premium Member You'Re My Inspiration - Dedicated To My Amazing Mum
How do I begin to describe you
Such an incredible person 
Yet even now you doubt your abilities
You lost your own mum when you were eight...

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Categories: mother, mum, tribute,
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 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
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 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 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
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: mum, day, deep, dream, health,
Form: Couplet
Angel of Arctic Moonrise
This poem is a special devotion for my mother, who has always been a healing sun for these wintry eyes. Mumma, you're my hope, my...

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Categories: mum, child, deep, devotion, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Gift For Mom -
When time stops,
      and the world is resting a little bit
      Where the veil of...

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Categories: love, mum,
Form: Free verse
A Mother's Treasures
A solitary piece the diamond 
precious rare gem most treasured 
by those lucky enough to hold 
Once in possession, it is rarely out of grasp...

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Categories: mum, beautiful, beauty, care, caregiving,
Form: Free verse
A Cinquain For Mothers Day
I must collect
In a jar on my desk
For all the tears my mum shed through
My storms...

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Categories: mom, mother, mum,
Form: Cinquain
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 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
Recent events in my life have made me think about love
 and saying the words ‘I love you.’
My father was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer

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Categories: friendship, love, mum,
Form: Narrative
I Want My Dinner
Dripping doorsteps or bubble and squeak
I ate so much I couldn't speak
Apple pie and clotted cream 
Used to make my taste buds scream.

Home made parkin...

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Categories: memory, mum,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Princess Diana
1981, the Royal Wedding
     Charles and Di, sweethearts of the world
     ‘Til the Queen of Hearts’ hopes...

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Categories: dedication, history, mum,
Form: Rhyme
A million people just like me
All close, claustrophobic, strangers
I may not seem or look alone but I am
I am alone 
Alone, alone, alone
Those words roaring...

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Categories: holocaust, mum,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Playstation Blues
It"s ten to one  in the morning. 
i"m lying in my bed. 
I have so many men to kill
there buzzing round my head. 


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Categories: childhoodday, day, mother, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Animals have moved in next door 
That must be true somehow 
I swear I heard my mother say 
She's a sour faced old cow ....

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Categories: funny, mum,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Like Jam On My Lamb - For Contest
Quote used "I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.” 
Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

My mum says I’ve...

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Categories: mum, food, humorous, kid, mother,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tonight I Went Out Swinging For the Very First Time
Tonight I went out Swinging for the very first time
Now the title has grabbed your attention – I hope you will read my rhyme!

Tonight I...

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Categories: humorous, music, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kids Have Ears the Size of An Elephant and a Mouth To Match
I read Darryl Ashton’s poem Called Pinocchio Rex and this brought back 
memories of a childhood incident

When I grew up we had a smallholding –...

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Categories: childhood, humorous, innocence, mum,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Who Ate All the Pies
When they married he was as thin as a rake
But his wife she loves to bake

She thinks the way to his heart
Is to practice her...

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Categories: food, humorous, mum,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hold On Darling - I'M Coming
He’s always waiting for me – he’s as impatient as can be
The car engine is running - I shout ‘Darling I’m coming’
But we don’t need...

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Categories: humorous, mum,
Form: Free verse
“Can you smell something burning,” Dad frowned and I said “Yeah.”
It had the smell of cooking meat, as well as burning hair,
Dad stopped the truck,...

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Categories: cat, farm, joy, mum,
Form: Rhyme