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Mother's Day Poems

Great Poems For Mother's Day

Table of Contents

  1. Mother's Love
  2. An Irish Blessing
  3. My Mother Kept A Garden
  4. My Mother
  5. I Love You Mom!
  6. My Mom
  7. My Dear Mom!
  8. You Were There...
  9. Mother
  10. M-O-T-H-E-R by Howard Johnson
  11. My Mommy Cuddles Me
  12. A Mother...
  13. I Wish I Could Tell You, Mom
  14. Mother...
  15. Only One Mother by George Cooper
  16. When God Thought of Mother by Henry Ward Beecher
  17. Mothers are the gardeners by Nicholas Gordon
  18. Your Mother Is Always With You...
  19. Mother
  20. Mom And Me
  1. A Precious Mother
  2. When Mother Reads Aloud
  3. Thank You Mom
  4. My Mother
  5. Mother is Just a Simple Word
  6. As I Look Back...
  7. Mom I can't thank you half as much
  8. I Said A Mother's Prayer For You
  9. Your Arms Were Always Open
  10. A halo that reflects a life
  11. My Rock, My Mom
  12. The Day I Wed Your Son
  13. We only have One Mom
  14. Wings
  15. Mom
  16. Before the child was born
  17. I Love You Mother
  18. Moms and Daughters
  19. Happy Mother's Day
  20. And Grandma's too...
  21. His Mother by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  1. Mother's Love

    Her love is like an island
    in life's ocean, vast and wide

    - Anonymous
    Mother's Love
    by Anonymous

    Her love is like an island
    In life's ocean, vast and wide
    A peaceful, quiet shelter
    From the wind, the rain, the tide.

    'Tis bound on the north by Hope,
    By Patience on the West,
    By tender Counsel on the South
    And on the East by Rest.

    Above it like a beacon light
    Shine Faith, and Truth, and Prayer;
    And thro' the changing scenes of life
    I find a haven there.

  2. An Irish Blessing

    by Anonymous

    There is but one and only one,
    Whose love will fail you never.
    One who lives from sun to sun,
    With constant fond endeavor.

    There is but one and only one
    On earth there is no other.
    In heaven a noble work was done
    When God gave us a Mother.

  3. My Mother Kept A Garden

    My Mother kept a garden,
    A garden of the heart,
    She planted all the good things
    That gave my life it's start.

    - Anonymous
    My Mother Kept A Garden
    by Anonymous

    My Mother kept a garden,
    A garden of the heart,
    She planted all the good things
    That gave my life it's start.

    She turned me to the sunshine
    And encouraged me to dream,
    Fostering and nurturing
    The seeds of self-esteem...

    And when the winds and rain came,
    She protected me enough—
    But not too much because she knew
    I'd need to stand up strong and tough.

    Her constant good example
    Always taught me right from wrong—
    Markers for my pathway
    That will last a lifetime long.

    I am my Mother's garden.
    I am her legacy—
    And I hope today she feels the love
    Reflected back from me.

  4. My Mother

    by Anonymous

    Sweet as the song which the robins sing.
    Pure as the flow of a crystal spring.
    True as your faith in the God above.
    So deep are the depths of a Mother's love.

  5. I Love You Mom!

    Mom's smiles can brighten any moment

    - Anonymous
    I Love You Mom!
    by Anonymous

    Mom's smiles can brighten any moment,
    Mom's hugs put joy in all our days,
    Mom's love will stay with us forever
    and touch our lives in precious ways...
    The values you've taught,
    The care you've given,
    And the wonderful love you've shown,
    Have enriched my life
    In more ways than I can count.
    I Love you Mom!

  6. My Mom

    by Anonymous

    My mom is very special,
    My mom is very kind,
    My mom always tells me I'm special,
    She's always on my mind.

    My mom watches me grow,
    My mom watches me cry,
    Of course she'll always know,
    She'll never have to tell me goodbye.

    My mom will always hug and kiss,
    My mom will always care.
    My days she will never miss,
    Coz I'm her little teddy bear.

    My mom is very special,
    My mom is very kind,
    My mom always tells me I'm special,
    She's always on my mind.

  7. My Dear Mom!

    by Anonymous

    Mom, I loved you yesterday,
    I love you tomorrow and everyday.
    You were there for me my first day of school,
    To hold my hand and give me courage to go.
    You listened to me when I needed to talk,
    You talked to me when I needed to listen.
    You let me grow and learn from my own mistakes.
    You never left my side when I was feeling down,
    I knew you would be there to pick me up.
    I wish there was a way
    I could repay all the things you have done for me,
    But there's nothing great enough to repay the greatest mother of all.

  8. You Were There...

    Where we are is where you have led us,
    With your special love you showed us a way,

    - Anonymous
    You Were There...
    by Anonymous

    You were there when we took our first steps,
    And went unsteadily across the floor.
    You pushed and prodded: encouraged and guided,
    Until our steps took us out the door...
    You worry now "Are they ok?"
    Is there more you could have done?
    As we walk the paths of our unknown
    You wonder"Where have my children gone?"
    Where we are is where you have led us,
    With your special love you showed us a way,
    To believe in ourselves and the decisions we make.
    Taking on the challenge of life day-to-day.
    And where we go you can be sure,
    In spirit you shall never be alone.
    For where you are is what matters most to us,
    Because to us that will always be home...

  9. Mother

    by Anonymous

    If I could give you diamonds for each tear you cried for me.
    If I could five you sapphires for each truth you've helped me see.
    If I could give you rubies for the heartache that you've known
    If I could give you pearls for the wisdom that you've shown.

    Then you'll have a treasure, mother, that would mount up to the skies
    That would almost match the sparkle in your kind and loving eyes.

    But I have no pearls, no diamonds, as I'm sure you're well aware
    So I'll give you gifts more precious: my devotion, love and care.

  10. M-O-T-H-E-R

    by Howard Johnson

    "M" is for the million things she gave me,
    "O" means only that she's growing old,
    "T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
    "H" is for her heart of purest gold;
    "E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
    "R" means right, and right she'll always be,
    Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"
    A word that means the world to me.

  11. My Mommy Cuddles Me

    by Anonymous

    My mommy cuddles me
    Kisses me, hugs me and misses me
    Pampers me, praises me, always
    Amazes me.

    Washes my clothes for me,
    Tickles my toes for me,
    Giggles and talks with me,
    And also goes on walks with me,
    Says "sweet dreams" to me,
    Sings sweet songs to me,
    I am glad she belongs to me.

  12. A Mother...

    by Anonymous

    When you're a child she walks before you,
    To set an example.
    When you're a teenager she walks behind you
    To be there should you need her.
    When you're an adult she walks beside you
    So that as two friends you can enjoy life together...

  13. I Wish I Could Tell You, Mom

    by Anonymous

    I wish I could tell you, Mom
    How much you mean to me....
    But there are no words to say
    How much I admire you...
    How much I appreciate you...
    How much I thank you
    For everything you've done.

  14. Mother...

    by Anonymous

    You filled my days with rainbow lights,
    Fairytales and sweet dream nights,
    A kiss to wipe away my tears,
    Gingerbread to ease my fears.
    You gave the gift of life to me
    And then in love, you set me free.
    I thank you for your tender care,
    For deep warm hugs and being there.
    I hope that when you think of me
    A part of you You'll always see.

  15. Only One Mother

    by George Cooper

    Hundreds of stars in the pretty sky,
    Hundreds of shells on the shore together,
    Hundreds of birds that go singing by,
    Hundreds of lambs in the sunny weather.

    Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
    Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
    Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
    But only one mother the wide world over.

  16. When God Thought of Mother

    by Henry Ward Beecher

    When God thought of mother,
    He must have laughed with satisfaction,
    and framed it quickly —
    so rich, so deep, so divine,
    so full of soul, power, and beauty,
    was the conception.

  17. Mothers are the gardeners

    by Nicholas Gordon

    Mothers are the gardeners
    Of wind-blown wild flowers.
    They water them with happy tears,
    Happy with them many years,
    Even as the hours
    Ring with sweet, sad melodies
    Sighing through their bowers.

  18. Your Mother Is Always With You...

    by Anonymous

    Your mother is always with you...

    She's the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street;
    She's the smell of bleach in your freshly laundered socks;
    She's the cool hand on your brow when you're not well.
    Your mother lives inside your laughter.

    She's crystallized in every tear drop.
    She's the place you came from, your first home;
    She's the map you follow with every step that you take.
    She's your first love and your first heartbreak.

  19. Mother

    I love you with a "Special Love"
    That deepens every year.

    - Anonymous
    To My Mother
    by Anonymous

    For all the times you gently picked me up,
    When I fell down,
    For all the times you tied my shoes
    And tucked me into bed,
    Or needed something
    But put me first instead.
    For everything we shared,
    The dreams, the laughter,
    And the tears,
    I love you with a "Special Love"
    That deepens every year.

  20. Mom And Me

    by Anonymous

    Best friends forever mom and me
    Picking flowers and climbing trees.
    A shoulder to cry on secrets to share
    Warm hearts and hands that really care.

  21. A Precious Mother

    by Anonymous

    Mom You've given me so much,
    Love from your heart
    and the warmth of your touch.
    The gift of life and you're a friend to me.
    We have a very Special Bond
    which only comes from God...
    I'm sure you agree.
    As a child I would say Mommy I Love You,
    Now you're my Mother so dear
    I love you even more
    with each and every new year.
    If I could have chosen,
    I would have picked no other.
    Than for you...to be my lifelong friend
    and Precious Mother.

  22. When Mother Reads Aloud

    When Mother reads aloud, I long
    For noble deeds to do—
    To help the right, redress the wrong;
    It seems so easy to be strong,

    - Anonymous
    When Mother Reads Aloud
    by Anonymous

    When Mother reads aloud, the past
    Seems real as every day;
    I hear the tramp of armies vast,
    I see the spears and lances cast,
    I join the thrilling fray;
    Brave knights and ladies fair and proud
    I meet when Mother reads aloud.

    When Mother reads aloud, far lands
    Seem very near and true;
    I cross the deserts' gleaming sands,
    Or hunt the jungle's prowling bands,
    Or sail the ocean blue.
    Far heights, whose peaks the cold mists shroud,
    I scale, when Mother reads aloud.

    When Mother reads aloud, I long
    For noble deeds to do—
    To help the right, redress the wrong;
    It seems so easy to be strong,
    So simple to be true.
    Oh, thick and fast the visions crowd
    My eyes, when Mother reads aloud.

  23. Thank You Mom

    by Anonymous

    I know how often I took you for granted
    When I was growing up.
    I always assumed you'd be there
    When I needed you...
    And you always were.
    But I never really thought about what that meant
    Till I got older and began to realize
    How often your time and energy were devoted to me.
    So now, for all the times I didn't say it before,
    Thank you, Mom...I love you so very much!

  24. My Mother

    You're the sunshine to light my day.

    - Anonymous
    My Mother
    by Anonymous

    My Mother, my friend so dear
    Throughout my life you're always near.
    A tender smile to guide my way
    You're the sunshine to light my day.

  25. Mother is Just a Simple Word

    by Anonymous

    Mother is just a simple word
    yet it's especially dear...

    And it seems to mean much
    more with each passing year...

    Each word of Love and Affection
    describes you mother...

    It's a word that's filled with love,
    a word that reflects everything that's
    wonderful — Wonderful just like you.

  26. As I Look Back...

    As I look back on my life
    I find myself wondering...
    Did I remember to thank you
    For all that you have done for me?

    - Anonymous
    As I Look Back...
    by Anonymous

    As I look back on my life
    I find myself wondering...
    Did I remember to thank you
    For all that you have done for me?

    For all of the times you were by my side
    To help me celebrate my successes
    And accept my defeats?

    Or for teaching me the value of hard work,
    Good judgement, courage, and honesty?

    I wonder if I've ever thanked you for the simple things...
    The laughter, smiles, and quiet times we've shared?

    If I have forgotten to express my gratitude
    For any of these things,
    I am thanking you now...
    And I am hoping that you've known all along,
    How very much you are loved and appreciated.

  27. Mom I can't thank you half as much

    by Anonymous

    Mom I can't thank you half as much
    As I think I oughta
    You're my best friend and confidant
    I'm your ever loving daughter.

  28. I Said A Mother's Prayer For You

    I thank you from the heart
    For all you've done for me
    And I bless the Lord for giving me
    The best mother there could be!

    - Anonymous
    I Said A Mother's Prayer For You
    by Anonymous

    I said a Mother's Day prayer for you
    To thank the Lord above
    For blessing me with a lifetime
    Of your tenderhearted love.

    I thanked God for the caring
    You've shown me through the years,
    For the closeness we've enjoyed
    In time of laughter and of tears.

    And so, I thank you from the heart
    For all you've done for me
    And I bless the Lord for giving me
    The best mother there could be!

  29. Your Arms Were Always Open

    by Anonymous

    Your arms were always open
    When I needed a hug.

    Your heart understand
    When I needed a friend.

    Your gentle eyes were stern
    When I needed a lesson.

    Your strength and love
    Guided me and gave me wings
    To help me soar.

  30. A halo that reflects a life

    Shoulders that have been slept on
    and wept on and
    carried a world or two.

    - Anonymous
    A halo that reflects a life
    by Anonymous

    A halo that reflects a life of
    wisdom, kindness,and caring.
    Eyes that sparkle with pride
    and show how much she believes in you.
    Shoulders that have been slept on
    and wept on and
    carried a world or two.
    Arms that never run out of hugs.
    Hands that know
    just when to hold on
    and when to let go.
    A mind filled with amazing things,
    from fairy tales to family tails
    and long-ago stories of you.
    A smile that can jump right into your heart
    and warm you faster than hot chocolate.
    A heart of gold
    that holds more love
    than you can possibly imagine.

  31. My Rock, My Mom

    by Anonymous

    Sometimes I catch myself
    Thinking, "When I phone,
    I can talk of this or that!"
    Then remember, I'm alone.

    She was always there
    To answer my calls —
    To listen to my "small talk"
    Or when I climbed the walls.

    At times, I didn't feel like talking
    And somehow, she understood —
    Didn't say she wished I'd call
    Or make me feel like I should.

    Now, I wish I would have
    More times, to show I cared —
    To say, just how important
    Were, all those times we shared.

    I could have shown my love
    So much more than I did —
    I never, did it enough
    Even when I was a kid.

    Now it's too late to do or say
    All those things I wish I had —
    No way to ease the pain inside
    When my heart is sad.

    She was my "anchor" to this life —
    The "rock", that I clung to —
    The place, where I could turn
    When, nowhere else would do.

    Now, the ravages of time
    Have worn my "rock" away —
    And all I have to cling to
    Are memories of yesterday.

  32. The Day I Wed Your Son

    by Anonymous

    To the other Mother I received
    The day I wed your son
    And I'd really like to thank you
    For the loving things you've done
    You've given me a gracious man
    With whom to share my life
    You're his lovely Mother
    I'm his lucky wife
    This card comes from both of us
    he says he couldn't love you more
    And I say thank you Mum
    You're a terrific Mother-in-Law.

  33. We only have One Mom

    by Anonymous

    We only have One Mom, One Mommy,
    One Mother in this World, One life.
    Don't wait for the Tomorrow's
    To tell Mom, you love her.

  34. Wings

    by Anonymous

    Mother,
    You've given me two things,
    One is roots
    The other's wings.

  35. Mom

    by Anonymous

    Mom, for all these years
    I'm sure you've had
    A heart full of hopes and dreams
    And special longings of your own.

    And you've always listened and shared
    My dreams, my wishes, and my heartaches
    As if they were the only ones in the world...

    That takes a lot of love, Mom
    I understand that now
    And I hope you realize
    How much I thank you...
    How much I love you...
    And how much I wish you happiness.

  36. Before the child was born

    by Anonymous

    A mother's love begins
    Before the child is born
    And lasts through time
    And difficulties
    And differences
    And many wounds
    And days of joy
    And days of sorrow
    Winding, wearing
    Weeping, sharing
    Changing
    Until, at the end
    What remains
    Is that solid core
    That began as love
    Before the child was born.

  37. I Love You Mother

    by Anonymous

    You are so special and kind
    And I love you so
    You helped to build my mind
    And I want you to know.
    The thought of you by me
    Just makes me smile.
    We are so close
    Forever and not just a while.
    I appreciate you mother
    And I love all your style.

  38. Moms and Daughters

    by Anonymous

    You can see it in their eyes,
    in tender hugs and long good-byes,
    a love that only moms and daughters know.

    You can see it in their smiles,
    through passing years and changing styles,
    a friendship that continually seems to grow.

    You can see it in their lives,
    the joy each one of them derives,
    in just knowing that the other one is there...

    To care and to understand,
    lend an ear or hold a hand,
    and to celebrate the memories they share.

  39. Happy Mother's Day

    "Happy Mother's Day" means more
    Than have a happy day.
    Within those words lie lots of things
    We never get to say.

    - Anonymous
    Happy Mother's Day
    by Anonymous

    "Happy Mother's Day" means more
    Than have a happy day.
    Within those words lie lots of things
    We never get to say.

    It means I love you first of all,
    Then thanks for all you do.
    It means you mean a lot to me,
    And that I honor you.

    But most of all, I guess it means
    That I am thinking of
    Your happiness on this, your day,
    With pleasure and with love.

  40. And Grandma's too...

    She's a mother too, you see....
    For she mothered my dear mother
    As my mother mothers me.

    - Anonymous
    And Grandma's too...
    by Anonymous

    While we honor all our mothers
    With words of love and praise.
    While we tell about their goodness
    And their kind and loving ways.
    We should also think of Grandma,
    She's a mother too, you see....
    For she mothered my dear mother
    As my mother mothers me.

  41. His Mother

    by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    Even He that died for us upon the cross, in the last hour, in the unutterable agony of death, was mindful of His mother, as if to teach us that this holy love should be our last worldly thought - the last point of earth from which the soul should take its flight for heaven.

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