Top 100 Poems About: MOTHER

In this page, poems on / about “mother” are listed.
  • 1.
    Mother To Son

    Well, son, I'll tell you:
    Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
    It's had tacks in it,
    And splinters, read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 2.
    The Negro Mother

    Children, I come back today
    To tell you a story of the long dark way
    That I had to climb, that I had to know
    In order that the race might live and grow. read more »

    Langston Hughes
  • 3.
    The Mother

    Abortions will not let you forget.
    You remember the children you got that you did not get,
    The damp small pulps with a little or with no hair,
    The singers and workers that never handled the air. read more »

    Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 4.
    In Memory Of My Mother

    I do not think of you lying in the wet clay
    Of a Monaghan graveyard; I see
    You walking down a lane among the poplars
    On your way to the station, or happily read more »

    Patrick Kavanagh
  • 5.
    To My Mother

    Because I feel that, in the Heavens above,
    The angels, whispering to one another,
    Can find, among their burning terms of love,
    None so devotional as that of "Mother," read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 6.
    A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon

    From the first it had been like a
    Ballad. It had the beat inevitable. It had the blood.
    A wildness cut up, and tied in little bunches,
    Like the four-line stanzas of the ballads she had never quite read more »

    Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 7.
    Mother O' Mine

    If I were hanged on the highest hill,
    Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!
    I know whose love would follow me still,
    Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 8.
    Mother Doesn'T Want A Dog

    Mother doesn't want a dog.
    Mother says they smell,
    And never sit when you say sit,
    Or even when you yell. read more »

    Judith Viorst
  • 9.
    The Sad Mother

    Sleep, sleep, my beloved,
    without worry, without fear,
    although my soul does not sleep,
    although I do not rest. read more »

    Gabriela Mistral
  • 10.
    What A Mother Should Be

    A mother is the one who loves you
    A mother puts no drug above you
    A mother will never make you cry
    A mother will never make you want to die read more »

    carlisa smith
  • 11.
    Mother And Poet


    Dead ! One of them shot by the sea in the east,
    And one of them shot in the west by the sea. read more »

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 12.
    My Mother


    Reg wished me to go with him to the field,
    I paused because I did not want to go; read more »

    Claude McKay
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