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Whether singing or scolding, loving or smothering, mothers occupy a mythic space. This complex relationship is frequently celebrated and explored by poets. Find both classic and unconventional poems about mothers by Rossetti, William Meredith, Allen Ginsberg, Mark Strand, and many others. For poems appropriate for Mother's Day, see For Mom.
|2014||Put Down That TV Tray||Sina Queyras|
|2014||Failure to Thrive||Carol Muske-Dukes|
|2014||Measurement Fable||Rusty Morrison|
|2013||Beasts||Carmen Giménez Smith|
|2013||They Call This||C. K. Williams|
|2013||Getting Close||Victoria Redel|
|2012||Untitled [A house just like his mother's]||Gregory Orr|
|2011||She Leaves Me Again, Six Months Later||Collier Nogues|