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.
    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
  • 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.
    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
  • 8.
    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
  • 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.
    Some Advice From A Mother To Her Married Son

    The answer to do you love me isn't, I married you, didn't I?
    Or, Can't we discuss this after the ballgame is through?
    It isn't, Well that all depends on what you mean by 'love'.
    Or even, Come to bed and I'll prove that I do. read more »

    Judith Viorst
  • 11.
    I Ask My Mother To Sing

    She begins, and my grandmother joins her.
    Mother and daughter sing like young girls.
    If my father were alive, he would play
    his accordion and sway like a boat. read more »

    Li-Young Lee
  • 12.
    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