Top 100 Poems About: MOTHER
Top 100 Poems on / about
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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
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