Mothers Day Poems

Use these sentimental, affectionate Mothers Day poems, packed with feeling, to make her day unforgettable. Warm her heart and make treasured memories with these tender poems for Mothers Day.

Happy Mothers Day Poems

Mothers Day poems can talk about all she did for you. Here's a poem for Mothers Day in free verse giving mom the credit she deserves for who you are today.

Angel Mother

Mother, you’re the angel
who brought me into being
and watched over me.
You guided me, sheltered me,
repaired and restored me.
When I was lost,
your focused attention
and unconditional love
lifted me and showed me the way.
I give you the credit
for the best parts of who I am today.
I don’t have words or gifts,
or anything that’s worth enough
to let you know
what having you in my life has meant to me.
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom.
I love you with all my heart.

By Joanna Fuchs

Use a Happy Mother's Day Poem to let mom know how much you care.

If I Could Be As Good A Mom As You

If I could be as good a mom as you,
My loving heart would make my family glad.
I’d be a good example in all I do;
I’d give my all, give everything I had.

If I could be as good a mom as you,
I’d make each day for family a pleasure.
I’d use my energy, my love, my gifts,
Creating memories they would always treasure.

You’ve done so much I never could repay;
I love you, Mom. Happy Mothers’ Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Happy Mothers Day poems should point out Mom’s good qualities, as this poem for Mothers Day does.

Extraordinary Mom

What can I say of my wonderful mother,
An extraordinary person, a mom like no other.
Whenever I need you, you’re always there;
You listen, understand, and show that you care.

You do the things other mothers all do,
But Mom, there’s just so much more to you.
It’s hard to describe the feelings I feel;
My love for you, Mom, is deep and real.

I appreciate you more than I ever could say;
To my extraordinary mom: Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Happy Mothers Day poems can describe what Mom has done for you, as this poem for Mothers Day does.

Unconditional Mom

Mom, you’re everything a mom should be;
Your love shines bright in everything I see.
You’re parent, friend, supporter, all for me.
You give your sweet love unconditionally.

You always do what’s best for me, I know;
You mentored me to help me learn and grow.
Your kindness, caring, nurturing always show;
That’s why I love, respect and admire you so.

There aren’t enough words to say what I should say,
So now I’ll wish you Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Treasured Mom

Mom, you’re best person I’ve ever known,
A loving, dear friend of my very own,
A teacher and guardian, always alert,
To protect and heal me whenever I hurt.

I treasure you, so I just want to say
Mom, have a Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

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Poems for Mother’s Day can tell what Mom means to you, as this Happy Mothers Day poem does.

I Appreciate You

Mom, you’re very special;
I really think you’re great.
On Mother’s Day,
It’s time to say
It’s you I appreciate!

Your love is never ending;
It shows in all you do.
There’s no other mom
In the whole wide world
Who’s half as good as you!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Poems From Kids

Mothers Day poems from kids are much in demand. These poems for Mothers Day are just right for homemade cards.

Endless Love for Mommy

Mommy, I love you lots;
You’re my favorite person ever.
When will I stop loving you?
Never, never, never!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day poems from kids should always be upbeat and communicate affection, as this poem for Mothers Day does.

Happy Mommy

Mommy, I love you so;
You’re everything to me.
I hope on Mother’s Day,
You’re happy as can be!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day poems from a child are often mommy poems.

So Good Mommy

Mommy, you’re so good to me.
I love you; yes I do.
Of all the mommies in the world,
The one I’d pick is you!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day poems from kids often tell mom she's appreciated.

No Better Mom

It’s Mother’s Day, Mom,
And I want you to know
I’ll just love you more
Every year that I grow.

You’re a wonderful mother;
You show that you care;
There’s no better mom
On earth anywhere!

By Joanna Fuchs

mother holding up baby boy and looking at him lovingly for mothers day

Mothers Day poems from kids need to be written in simple language, so that they can even be used as preschool Mothers Day poems.

I’m Happy You’re My Mom

I’m happy you’re my mom,
‘Cause you take good care of me.
You love me and you show it,
So I’m as happy as can be!

I love you very much,
And so I want to say,
Thank you for all you do,
And Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

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Poems for Mothers Day should include Mothers Day poems from kids. This cute Mothers Day poem from a child has a variety of applications.

Mommy, I Love You

Mommy, I know you love me
By the way you show you care.
You hug me and talk to me softly;
When I need you, you’re always there.

Mommy, I’ll love you always
From my heart, I want to say
I’m so glad you are my mommy;
Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Short Mothers Day Poems

There’s lots of demand for a short poem on mother, like this Happy Mother’s Day poem.

Happy With Mom

I’m so blessed that you’re my mother;
I wouldn’t be happy with any other.
I’ll always love you, come what may,
So I wish you a Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Even short Mothers Day poems can tell of Mom's good qualities, as this poem for Mothers Day does.

If Angels Were Mothers

If angels were mothers
They’d be like you,
Helpful and loving
In all they’d do.

If angels were mothers
They still couldn’t be
A better mom
Than you are to me!

By Joanna Fuchs

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The best short Mothers Day poems communicate good feelings as this one does.

Rich Mom

Mom, you make me feel
Secure and loved and warm,
Blissful in your love,
Safe from any storm.

If I could sell this feeling,
It would be an easy pitch
To get everyone to buy,
And we would both be rich!

By Joanna Fuchs

Short Mothers Day poems rarely acknowledge the stress and strain that comes along with the joy of motherhood.

You Denied Yourself For Me 

Mom, I see what you gave up
To be a mother to me,
Riches, time and energy,
So I could freely be. 

You denied yourself; you did without,
So I could have joy and play.
I love you now and forevermore.
Happy Mothers Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

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Mothers Day poems should tell Mom how good she makes you feel, as this poem for Mothers Day does.

For All You Do

Mom, I should have told you
a long time ago
how very much I admire and respect you
for all you do.
You are extraordinary
in your ability to manage
so many different tasks and projects,
often simultaneously.
What really amazes me
is that you do all these things,
while showing your love for me,
true, devoted, mother love,
making me feel nurtured and cared for.
Mom, words don’t exist
to express the deep appreciation and love
I feel for you this Mothers’ Day
and every day,
for all you do.

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day poems focus on different facets of mom's love. Select the Happy Mother's Day poem that fits your mom best. This heartfelt Mothers Day message for a card is for a mom who protects her children.

Angel Mom

You're the best person I've ever known,
Covering me, in your love as I've grown,
My firm defender, watching, alert,
To always protect me from being hurt.

You're my guardian angel; I see
How you take care to look out for me.
You're my ideal mom in every way;
Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

By Karl and Joanna Fuchs

Guiding Light Mother

From the time I was really little,
I realized that you loved me
and looked out for me.
You taught me right from wrong
and pushed me to do the right thing
even when the right thing
seemed very hard to do.

When I was sick
you soothed and pampered me.
When I got well, I was grateful
for your loving care.
I knew I had to obey you,
yet you were always my friend.
I learned that when I obeyed,
my life was better for following the rules.

You were always my guiding light.
My heart is filled with love for you.
My mother.

By Joanna and Karl Fuchs

Flowers for Mothers Day, along with a Happy Mothers Day poem, will really brighten her day. These potted hydrangeas will bloom for her for a long time.

Mothers Day gift of three hydrangeas, one blue, one white, one pink, in pots

Poems for Mothers Day must be broad enough to fit lots of mothers! 

Caring Mom

I lived inside you until you gave birth;
You watched as I learned what goes on here on earth.
Your love and your caring led me the right way.
I know and I feel that you still care today.

I treasure you deeply; you fill me with pride;
I'll always be thankful I grew up by your side.
You're a wonderful mother, so I just want to say,
I love you, dear Mom. Happy Mother's Day!

By Karl and Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day poems can be comparisons of Mom to sources of power, like this poem for Mothers Day. 

Force of Nature

On Mother’s Day, I realize
you’re a force of nature, Mom.
You’re the earth—keeping me grounded
when I want to float toward trouble.
You’re water—cooling and cleansing my brain
of unwanted, draining thoughts.
You’re fire, burning with
energy and passion, to support
my creative, productive endeavors.
You’re wind, pushing me
back on the path
when I lose my way.
On Mother’s Day, I realize
I couldn’t be me without you. 

By Joanna Fuchs

Good poems for Mothers Day often recall the important lessons Mom gave to her children, as this one does.

You Taught Me

You taught me the important things,
The way a mother should.
You taught me to tell right from wrong;
I knew just where you stood.

You taught me love is always best,
No matter what the cost;
You said for every angry act,
A part of myself was lost.

You taught me crucial lessons, Mom,
I never will forget.
For your wisdom and affection,
I’m forever in your debt.

By Joanna Fuchs

This short Mothers Day poem in free verse tells mom how she inspires you. 

Inspiring Example

When I need to know what to do,
I look to you, Mom.
When I need to know how to be,
I look to you, Mom.
Your inspiring example
guides me through life.
I'm always aware how blessed I am
to have you as my mother.

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Poem From Son

Here's a rhyming poem that could be used as a Mothers Day poem from a son.

Best Mom Award

For all the things I didn't say,
About how I felt along the way--
For the love you gave and the work you've done,
Here's appreciation from your admiring son.

You cared for me as a little tot,
When all I did was cry a lot,
And as I grew your work did too--
I ran and fell and got black and blue.

I grew some more and it didn't stop;
Now you had to become a cop,
To worry about mistakes I'd make;
You kept me in line for my own sake.

I got older, and the story repeated;
You were always there whenever I needed.
You guided me and wished me the best,
I became wiser and knew I was blessed.

So, for all the times I didn't say,
The love I felt for you each day,
Mom, read this so you can always see
Just how much you mean to me.

Mom, Thanks for everything!

By Karl Fuchs

Mothers Day Poem For Grandma

Poems for Mothers Day can include Grandma; why not? This grandma poem for Mothers Day sends a message every grandmother would love to hear.

Wonderful Grandma

Grandma, you’re so wonderful,
On Mother’s Day I think of you--
The unconditional love you give
The sweet and generous things you do.

You’ve made a difference in my life;
I love you more than I can say.
That’s why I give this poem to you,
To wish you “Happy Mother’s Day!”

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Poem For Sister

Mothers Day poems can be given to just about any mother you know. This happy Mothers Day poem for sister acknowledges her growth as a person. Use this poem for Mothers Day in a card or with a gift.

Mothers Day Poem For Sister

I’ve been watching you be a mother, Sis,
And I just want you to know,
I admire you and respect you, because
As a mom, you are a pro!

I love you, Sis, and now I see
You’re amazing in every way;
You’re my sister, a mom and a friend as well;
Happy Mother’s Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Poem For Aunt

This Mothers Day poem is for  a special aunt who is always there for you.

Aunt Mothers Day Poem

Dear Aunt, I wish I could express
All the things you mean to me;
Your love and support have helped so much;
I hope I can make you see…

That I cherish and treasure the things you do;
You and I have a special connection;
So on Mother’s Day and every day,
You have my very deep affection.

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Poem For Friend

Poems for Mothers Day are appropriate for friends who have children. This Happy Mothers Day poem is a  for a special friend.

Mothers Day Poem For a Friend

I’m proud to have you as my friend,
A wonderful friend for me;
You’re also a great mother, too;
I watch you admiringly.

Observing you, I often think
How blessed the world is now
To have you in it, friend and mom,
Happy Mother’s Day; take a bow!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mother's Day Poem For A Wife

A Happy Mother's Day poem from a husband to his wife should express a variety of loving sentiments, as this poem for Mothers Day does. This Mother's Day poem for a wife lets her know how special she is.

Happy Mother's Day To My Wife

On Mother's day, I want to wish
Happy Mother's Day to my wonderful wife;
My friend, my love, a terrific mom,
You bring so much happiness into my life.

You're everything to this family;
I appreciate you, and I want to say,
The day we met, I was truly blessed.
Happy, Happy Mother's Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

Mothers Day Song

Mother poems can be set to music to make a Mothers Day poem song. This simple mom song is sung, even by young children, to the tune of “Row, row, row your boat,” so it’s a Mothers Day song that can be performed as a round, which means that one group sings the first line and then the next group starts the first line, and so on. We also have a Mothers Day Song for older children and adults. Sung to the tune of "Greensleeves," it's called Love Is A Mother's Gift.

Mother Is The Best

My mom is really great;
She’s sweet as she can be;
When I need some help, I know
She’s always there for me.

Mom loves me all the time,
Even when I’m a pest;
She always takes good care of me;
My mother is the best.

By Joanna Fuchs

Christian Mothers Day Poems

Christian Mothers Day poems are popular. This religious Christian Mothers Day Poem poem is based on a famous Bible passage: Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV).

The Fruit of the Spirit

My mother is a Christian,
In every important way;
The fruit of the Holy Spirit
Is displayed in her every day.

My mother is filled with kindness,
With love and joy and peace;
Her patience and her goodness
Inspire, and never cease.

She follows our Lord Jesus
With faithfulness, and more;
She’s gentle and has self control,
She knows what prayer is for.

Thanks, Mom, for being a Christian,
And showing me how to be;
I’ll follow your example
For all eternity.

By Joanna Fuchs

A lot of people are looking for Christian Mothers Day poems. I hope they like this religious Mother's Day poem.

In His Holy Love: A Mother's Day Prayer

Mom, if I could talk to the Lord above,
I'd pray to keep you safe in His holy love.
In every minute, hour of each day,
I pray that you'll be blessed in every way.

Mom, you've given everything to me;
You taught me how to live and how to be.
I'm thinking of you, now, on Mother's Day.
I love you, mom, much more than I can say;

Lord, she has a dear heart, like no other;
Lord, please take good care of my sweet mother.

By Joanna Fuchs

Here's another Christian Mothers Day poem in the form of a free verse Mothers Day prayer. These Christian Mothers Day poems can be used at public occasions or events honoring mothers. 

Bless Our Mothers: A Mother's Day Prayer

Dear Lord,
today we pray for mothers--
our own mothers, and mothers everywhere,
who have made such a major contribution
to the good qualities we have,
sometimes through genetics,
more often through great effort and patient instruction,
and who have done their best
to gently polish away our rough edges.

Lord, please bless our mothers
for the endless hours of time they spent
and the boundless energy they invested in us.
Bless our mothers for their sacrifices on our behalf
as they often gave up or deferred their own dreams
so that we could have ours.

Bless our mothers for always being there for us,
for being the person we know we can turn to
when we need comfort, encouragement, or just a hug.

Bless our mothers for making a home for us
where we could feel safe, where we felt we belonged.
Most of all, Lord,
bless our mothers for their unconditional love,
for loving us no matter what,
and for frequently showing love
in ways that make us feel valued and cherished.

Lord, please bless our mothers mightily.
Strengthen them, soothe them,
wrap them in Your infinite love
and shower them with blessings
too numerous to count, too magnificent to describe.

We love them, admire them, respect them,
and we wish that You would give them back
many times the good they gave to us.
In Jesus' name we pray; Amen.

By Joanna Fuchs

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