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Mother's Day: Poems for Kids

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April 27, 2017

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The following poems about mothers and motherhood are appropriate for young readers.

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Another Poem for Mothers” by Erin Belieu
Mother, I’m trying...

The Angel that presided ‘oer my birth” by William Blake
The Angel that presided ‘oer my birth...

Translation for Mamá” by Richard Blanco
What I've written for you, I have always written...

Song” by H. D.
You are as gold...

Christmas Eve: My Mother Dressing” by Toi Derricotte
My mother was not impressed with her beauty...

My Mother’s Name Lucha” by Juan Felipe Herrera
your hands my hands...

The Blue Dress” by Saeed Jones
Her blue dress is a silk train is a river...

The Laughing Child” by W. S. Merwin
When she looked down from the kitchen window...

Morning Song” by Sylvia Plath
Love set you going like a fat gold watch...

Mother” by Lola Ridge
Your love was like moonlight...

To My Mother” by Christina Rossetti
To-day’s your natal day...

For My Mother” by May Sarton
Once more...

My Mother Was No White Dove” by Reginald Shepherd
no dove at all, coo-rooing through the dusk...

To My Mother” by Robert Louis Stevenson
You too, my mother, read my rhymes...

The Sick Child” by Robert Louis Stevenson
O Mother, lay your hand on my brow...

Mother’s Day” by David Young
I see her doing something simple, paying bills...


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