Friendship Poems

Mother’s Day Poems

Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome

by Christina Rossetti Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome Has many sonnets: so here now shall be One sonnet more, a love sonnet, from me To her […]

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To My Mother

by Christina Rossetti To-day’s your natal day; Sweet flowers I bring: Mother, accept, I pray My offering. And may you happy live, And long us bless; Receiving as you give […]

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I Love You

by Carl Sandburg “I love you,” said a great mother. “I love you for what you are knowing so well what you are. And I love you more yet, child, […]

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Mother’s Day Proclamation

By Julia Ward Howe Arise then…women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: “We will not have […]

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Mother Mind

By Julia Ward Howe I never made a poem, dear friend– I never sat me down, and said, This cunning brain and patient hand Shall fashion something to be read. […]

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HERODIAS Daughter presenting to her Mother St. JOHN’s Head in a Charger, also Painted by her self

By Anne Killigrew BEhold, dear Mother, who was late our Fear, Disarm’d and Harmless, I present you here; The Tongue ty’d up, that made all Jury quake, And which so […]

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Mother o’ Mine

By Rudyard Kipling 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 […]

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Prayer For a New Mother

By Dorothy Parker The things she knew, let her forget again- The voices in the sky, the fear, the cold, The gaping shepherds, and the queer old men Piling their […]

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By Dorothy Parker The day that I was christened- It’s a hundred years, and more!- A hag came and listened At the white church door, A-hearing her that bore me […]

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Our Mother Pocahontas

By Vachel Lindsay (Note: — Pocahontas is buried at Gravesend, England.) “Pocahontas’ body, lovely as a poplar, sweet as a red haw in November or a pawpaw in May — […]

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