Bamboo shoots on my grandmother's side path
grow denser every year they’re harvested for nuisance.
Breezes peel blush and white petals from her magnolia,
lacing unruly roots in the spring grass. For nine decades
she has seen every season stretch out of shape, this past
Mother's Day take place on the second Sunday in May each year in the United States. Browse our selection of poems for and about mothers below and find more poems and resources for Mother's Day on our Poems for Mother's Day page.