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  • poem
    By Dorianne Laux

    I passed through the narrow hills of my mother's hips one cold morning and never looked back, until now, clipping her tough toenails,...

  • poem
    By Paolo Javier

                    "the shows here all fights are prepared by women" evening at the bar below only four ninety nine that's cheap as we walk...

  • poem
    By Bruce Lansky

    On Mother's Day it isn't smart To give your mom a broken heart. So here are thing you shouldn't say To dear old...

  • poem
    By Robert A. Fink
  • poem
    By Walter Griffin
  • poem
    By William Cowper

    Oh that those lips had language! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine—thy...

  • poem
    By Marilyn Hacker

    Thought thrusts up, homely as a hyacinth    wrapped in its bulb like a root-vegetable,    a ninth-month    belly, where the green...

  • poem
    By Grace Paley

    I went out walking in the old neighborhood Look! more trees on the block    forget-me-nots all around them    ivy   lantana shining and...

  • poem
    By Maxine Scates

    This is everything she ever closed a door on, the broom closet of childhood where no one could ever find...

  • poem
    By Faith Shearin

    During the weeks when we all believed my mother was likely to die she began to plan her funeral and...

  • poem
    By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

    There is something in the sound of drum and fife That stirs all the savage instincts into life.   In...

  • poem
    By Hollis Summers
  • Poem Sampler
    By The Editors
    Poems about the enduring bond between mother and child.

    Every year, many of us struggle to find the perfect way to express how much we love our moms. These...

  • Blog
    By Camille Dungy

    Mother’s Day is, for mailing purposes, essentially tomorrow. Attempting to be on top of this, I had picked out three...

  • Blog
    By Annie Finch

    Today I went to visit my mother, Margaret Rockwell Finch, who turned 88 a few weeks ago.  As always lately,...

  • Blog
    By Harriet Staff

    Jon Cotner and Claire Hamilton are at it again, this time for the moms. To celebrate Mother’s Day, they "talked...

  • Audio

    Joy Katz and Erika Meitner take the Hallmark out of the holiday.

  • Blog
    By Poetry Foundation

    Poetry makes any brunch better: From the Poetry Foundation’s ever-expanding archives, we’ve selected several poems about motherhood. Some are tender,...

  • Blog
    By Harriet Staff

    "On Sunday, each of 11 poets will read a poem and a list of names - some of whom have...

  • poem
    By Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

    It was a day as fine as this day here Which—to ruin all—love set on fire. It was a day of...

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