Mother Poems

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The City In Which I Loved You
by Li-Young Lee

And when, in the city in which I love you,
even my most excellent song goes unanswered,
andI mount the scabbed streets,
the long shouts of avenues,
and tunnel sunken night in search of you...

That I negotiate fog, bituminous
rain rining like teeth into the beggar's tin,
or two men jackaling a third in some alley
weirdly lit by a couch on fire, that I


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Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan
by Moniza Alvi

They sent me a salwar kameez
      &nb sp;     peacock-blue,
                 & nbsp; and another
   glistening like an orange split open,
embossed slippers, gold and black
      &nbs p;     points curling.
   Candy-striped glass bangles
      &n bsp;     snapped, drew blood.
   Like at school, fashions changed
      &n bsp;     in Pakistan -


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Am I My Sister's Keeper?
by Ruthe Spacht

I had better be.
What benefits my mother, niece,
Daughter and the neighbor lady
Will also benefit me.
Her working conditions,
How much she earns,
Her crisis, her problems,
Are all my concerns.
Her children are my children,
Her yearnings are mine.


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by Li-Young Lee

We two sit on our bed, you
between my legs, your back to me, your head
slightly bowed, that I may brush and braid
your hair. My father
did this for my mother,
just as I do for you. One hand
holds the hem of you hair, the other
works the brush. Both hands climb
as the strokes grow


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The Victims
by Sharon Olds

When Mother divorced you, we were glad. She took it and
took it in silence, all those years and then
kicked you out, suddenly, and her
kids loved it. Then you were fired, and we
grinned inside, the way people grinned when
Nixon's helicopter lifted off the South
Lawn for the last time. We were tickled
to think of your office taken away,
your secretaries taken away,
your lunches with three double bourbons,


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Recent Mother Poems
A Mothers Love
by Haych Nano

What does my mother mean to me
My greatest friend she will always be.
She was there the day i was born
She was there when my heart was torn.
As a kid when i scraped my knee
Unconditional love she offered to me.
Deep down i know you're always there
So this is from me to show that i care
Because now am older the time has come
To say to you.


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Mother's Morning Song
by Pijush Biswas

Woow - yoo - yuu - woow
Wild fox roars high now
Pie - hu - pee, pie - hu -pee
Peahen sings among tree
One who eats all day
Is wild bear's deny
Koo - hu - koo, koo - huu
'Tis time to morn dew
Le - loo - la, le - loo
Wild cow is now pet too


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a deceased disease
by aditya vats

My mo-mothe-mother-mother's hideous hallucinations have hidden
here in me, and these daunting monsters are the only possession
of her staying with me.(These monsters decease me like my mother
did to believe

My sensitive skin assumes husky, hairy fingers firmly declaring
an elusive touch on my already injured shoulders.
The eerily, firmly comforting touches bring back the quiet (yet
ever echoing) voices of a blurry pre-presec-presence in my
blurry adolescence.


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Mother: The Silent Power
by Ujjal Mandal

No pen has sufficient ink
To dig into the mother;
No writer has enough brains
To attribute upon her the beauty
Of words,
No painter is able to sketch
The mother with his immature hand,
She is a silent power:
She is the brightest of the brights;
The strongest of the strengths ;


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black stork
by norman rockwell

Our lives were once flocked together
with no one to separate us.
But as my wings were slowly shaded
by green of color,
it enraged your beating core
and turned your feathers black,
dark like the shadows that watches over us.
However, you were not there to watch,
but to kill like every mother bird do for their chicks.
The only difference was you did it to me, your child.


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Popular Famous Poets about Mother
  • Eugene Field
    Eugene Field (35 poems about Mother)
    2 September 1850 - 4 November 1895 / St Louis / Missouri / United States
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore (33 poems about Mother)
    Gurudev] (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India
  •  Homer
    Homer (30 poems about Mother)
    Disputed - c 850 B.C.E. / Disputed
  •  Julia Ann Moore
    Julia Ann Moore (17 poems about Mother)
    Julia A Moore] (1847-1920 / United States
  • Frances Ellen Wat Harper
    Frances Ellen Wat Harper (14 poems about Mother)
    24 September 1825 – 22 February 1911 / Baltimore, Maryland
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
    Gerard Manley Hopkins (13 poems about Mother)
    28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889 / Stratford, Essex
  • Marriott Edgar
    Marriott Edgar (10 poems about Mother)
    1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland
  •  Ovid
    Ovid (10 poems about Mother)
    43 BCE - 17 CE / Rome / Italy
  • Augusta Davies Webster
    Augusta Davies Webster (10 poems about Mother)
    30 January 1837 - 5 September 1894 / Dorset, England
  • Russell Edson
    Russell Edson (8 poems about Mother)
    1935 - 2014 / Connecticut, United States
Popular Poets about Mother From Members
  • Ujjal Mandal
    Ujjal Mandal (5 poems about Mother)
    Ganguria, West Bengal, 21 September, 1995- India
  • Arshia Sheikh
    Arshia Sheikh (2 poems about Mother)
    June 7,1982-Lucknow
  • Mattia Tarantino
    Mattia Tarantino (1 poems about Mother)
    February 9, 2001 - Napoli
  • Dr Sandeep Kumar Jaglan
    Dr Sandeep Kumar Jaglan (1 poem about Mother)
    Born in 1988, Haryana, india
    HARAPRASAD CHATTERJEE (1 poem about Mother)
    Febraury 9 2000 India
  • Aryan Bhardwaj
    Aryan Bhardwaj (1 poems about Mother)
    November 6,2003-karnal
  • Ujjawal Gaur
    Ujjawal Gaur (1 poem about Mother)
    May 12, 1996 - India
  • Srinal .
    Srinal . (1 poems about Mother)
    September 13, 2001 - India
  • Soumalya Chatterjee
    Soumalya Chatterjee (1 poem about Mother)
    March 27, 2003, WB, INDIA.. An amateur writer. Emotional. Depressed. Write poems doing the pen in my own blood.
  • Awwab Paracha
    Awwab Paracha (1 poems about Mother)
    Born in Pakistan but currently living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. February 14, 2005