The Best Places to Find Mother's Day Poems

A resource of poems for all types of moms written by all types of poets

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Let your mother know just how much she means to you with a poem written with her in mind. You'll find free Mother's Day poems for all kinds of moms, written by all kinds of poets. You'll find poems written expressly for everyone from expectant to military moms, many poems crafted from the viewpoints of tots to teens, or written from the perspective of a son or daughter. With hundreds of poems from which to choose, you'll easily find just the perfect one to express your unique brand of love.

Consider slipping a poem into one of these ​free printable Mother's Day cards. For an extra touch, add an assortment of free, printable Mother's Day love coupons. Or give your mom a surprise piece of artwork that your child created for Grandmother. You can get in on the fun by selecting an adult-style coloring page, too. Choose one of these Mother's Day coloring pages to celebrate your mom even more.

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    Short and Sweet Poems

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    Can't find the perfect Mother's Day card at the store? Instead, grab a short poem of three to four lines of text to put onto a blank card or a handmade card. Choose from a selection of perfectly-sized poems that range from religious to sentimental for any style card.

    Short Mother's Day Poems for Cards from Homemade Gifts Made Easy

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    Poems for All Types of Moms

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    Moms come in all forms, and there's a Mother's Day poem for all. From this website, choose from a long list of poems for just about any type of mom here, including first-time mothers, aunts, foster and adoptive moms, and poems memorializing moms who've passed on. Poet Nicholas Gordon has written every poem placed on his website, many of which are complex and emotional.

    Mother's Day Poems from Poems for Free

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    Charming Mother's Day Poems

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    Over 50 Mother's Day poems await you that includes casual poems, funny verses, and more traditional verses for the mom who loves good literature. There's a good mix of lengthy poems here as well as short verses that would be perfect for mom this year. You'll also find a selection of poems written from a child's viewpoint.

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    Mother's Day Poems to Frame

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    You'll find a collection of classic and free Mother's Day poems that are accompanied by lovely visuals. They're even ready to post on your mom's social media page, but you can always print it out and create a custom card, as well. You'll also find plenty of long-form poems to print out and frame for a perfect Mother's Day gift.

    Short Mother's Day Poems from The Holiday Spot

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    Poems for Military Moms

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    This site is dedicated to activities and poems for children of all ages to use for Mother's Day. At the bottom of each poem, you'll find definitions for difficult words as well as some extension activities for children to complete each poem. It's a wonderful way for a child to really take the time to appreciate all that their mom does. There are numerous Mother's Day poems on the site specifically honoring military moms.

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    Thank You Poems for Mom

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    Poem Source has Mother's Day poems that include funny rhymes, prayers, songs, and Mother's Day cards geared for grandmas, sisters, aunts, and friends. Many of the long-form poems are perfect for those who want to express gratitude and thanks for all your mom has done for you and your family.

    Mother Poems from Poem Source

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    Simple Poems From Tiny Tots

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    For anyone helping a young child create a perfect Mother's Day card from scratch, this is the site to turn to for guidance. Shirley's Preschool Activities' collection of Mother's Day poems are sweet and simple.

    Free Mother's Day Poems from Shirley's Preschool Activities

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    Touching Mother's Day Poems From Teens

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    This site has many unique features, but the one that may be most useful to teens looking for a Mother's Day card or poem. In addition, the poetry on Family Friend Poems features poems written and submitted by users, and favorites voted by readers. Readers of the site also post comments about the poetry; many of them are heartfelt, so get ready for an emotional roller-coaster ride if you read deeply into the site.

    Touching Poems for Mother's Day from Family Friend Poems