Ann Taylor

(30 January 1782 - 20 December 1866 / Colchester, England)

My Mother - Poem by Ann Taylor

Who sat and watched my infant head
When sleeping on my cradle bed,
And tears of sweet affection shed?
My Mother.


When pain and sickness made me cry,
Who gazed upon my heavy eye,
And wept for fear that I should die?
My Mother.

Who taught my infant lips to pray
And love God’s holy book and day,
And walk in wisdom’s pleasant way?
My Mother.

And can I ever cease to be
Affectionate and kind to thee,
Who wast so very kind to me,
My Mother?

Ah, no! the thought I cannot bear,
And if God please my life to spare
I hope I shall reward they care,
My Mother.

When thou art feeble, old and grey,
My healthy arm shall be thy stay,
And I will soothe thy pains away,
My Mother.


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  • (4/26/2019 4:27:00 PM)

    Sorry. The commitment should read 'I learnt this poem- - - ' (Report)Reply

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  • (4/25/2019 10:19:00 AM)

    Tolerant this poem some sixty years ago in junior school. It came to mind when a friend is thinking of writing something on motherhood. This poem is touching. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/24/2019 1:51:00 PM)

    This work of ANN exposes many readers to how much they owe the one that was there for them at infant. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/10/2019 7:36:00 AM)

    My mother is the most adorable woman on earth. Though my plan to read the poem for her on her silver jubilee went down the drain. But I will always read it as thanks for her love and care remains on my heart. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/2/2019 5:02:00 AM)

    So true I love your poem (Report)Reply

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  • (4/2/2019 4:19:00 AM)

    thanks for writing such poem about mother (Report)Reply

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  • (3/31/2019 7:18:00 PM)

    GOD bless my mother now and always.... How can i ever repay you mama for all your cares and blessings (Report)Reply

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  • (3/22/2019 10:22:00 AM)

    Nice poem (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2019 12:32:00 PM)

    Nice poem very affectionate (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2019 4:59:00 AM)

    My sweet mum is my pillar, my intercessor, my protector and adviser. I love you and will always love and care for you. God bless u mum (Report)Reply

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  • (3/18/2019 7:06:00 AM)

    God was so good to me and my mom (Report)Reply

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  • (3/7/2019 9:09:00 AM)

    God bless my mother for me. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/2/2019 1:48:00 PM)

    May God bless a and keep her for me Amen (Report)Reply

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  • (2/18/2019 12:27:00 PM)

    My mom is the best of all in the world (Report)Reply

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  • (2/12/2019 4:09:00 PM)

    My mum is the greatest. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/4/2019 11:35:00 PM)

    MY MOM IS THE BEST (Report)Reply

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  • (2/3/2019 2:37:00 PM)

    my mum is the best mum on earth we love u mum (Report)Reply

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  • (2/3/2019 7:04:00 AM)

    Nice poems (Report)Reply

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  • (2/2/2019 11:44:00 AM)

    Add a comment.Ann taylor (Report)Reply

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  • (1/30/2019 4:12:00 AM)

    i cant frget dis poem (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010



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