A poem telling my mom how much she means to me, how much I appreciate all she's done for me, how I feel about her, and that I should have told her sooner.

Mom writes poems, too, and taught me how writing helps you deal with things in life. Like a form of counseling. She wrote me a really special poem when I graduated from 8th grade, and it was that poem that made me really understand how much I mean to her and how well she really knows me.

This poem originally was published in Poems on Life - Family Poems

For My Mother, My Friend
I donít think I ever told you,
how much I appreciate the things you do.

You have been there when I cried,
and always known when Iíve lied.
You taught me how to read and sing,
and punished me when I did the wrong thing.

You were there to tell me goodnight,
and always knew how to make things all right.

I look up to you, Mom,
and I love you very much.
I donít know what it would be like
without your loving touch.

You will always come first in my heart,
no matter how far we are apart.

Mom, I have not told you,
I donít know where Iíve been.
Youíre not only just my mother,
youíre forever my best friend.

Happy Mothers Day

FREE Things You Can Do With This Poem

  • Find more poems by this author at the Main site
Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)
  • teagan
    ths poem is beautiful, it reminded me soo much of me n my mum's relation ship thx
  • mandee
    this poem has truly touched my heart. My mom does not live with me and your poem is what ive been trying to put into words for the last 5 years. finally ive read the perfect poem. thankyou
  • Nurain
    its very nice and its very touching! i also learnt somthing. learnt a lesson about how greatful is my mummy! i love the poem and congrays to the author cos its such a nice poem
  • Jasmin
    Hey,readingthispoem mademe think of the wondeful things my mom did for me.
  • Dawn
    THIS POEM WAS AWESOME! YOU HAVE A GREAT HEART TO HAVE WROTE SOMETHING THIS SPECIAL, YOU GOT THE TALENT!
  • chiquia_loca
    I really like this poem because it really touch my heart and when i was reading this poem i sayed to my mind, why i act so stupid whith my mom,i which i could do all things right but sometimes i can't i always try to do my best and then don't do notting but i really like this poem i love u mom "Emma Sanchez"
  • danielle
    i love this poem. very sweet.
  • chriselle
    it's really a nice poem thats why i send it to my mother. my very bestfriend. i love you mom.
  • jazza
    I love your poem it is very touching. that is how i feel about my mother she is more that a mother she is also my very best firend. MOTHERS ARE RARE GEME STONES, NO 2 ARE ALIKE.
  • Nicole
    your poem is one of the best that i have read i hope that you will keep rightin them if so will you seen them to me thank!
  • rakhi
    Its actually a very touching poem. The poet expressed all her love towards mother through this fantastic poem. THIS IS THE BEST GIFT THAT A DAUGHER CAN PRESENT TO HER MOTHER ON MOTHERS DAY
  • Jennifer
    I thought that it was touching, and so and my mom! She was crying!
  • teinika
    this is most heart touching thing ive heard all year because on mothers day i never said happy mothers day to her and i love her sooooooo much she has struggled and i just want her to know that
  • Melanie
    This poem makes me think about my mom and I. this poem is perfect when you are close to your mom. Thanks for writing such a perfect poem
  • Patti
    I loved this poem because my mother is not just my mother, she is my very best friend I have ever had. It wasn't always that way of course but as I grew older I realized how very smart and wonderful she is. She is the most loving and giving person I've ever known, although she doesn't think so. I know there is a place in heaven for her when that day comes to go home to daddy and the Lord.
  • Xandria
    I loved this poem. It actually shows how much you care about your mother and I like that.
  • Ashley
    I really liked this poem a lot. It has to do with me and my mother a lot. This poem touched my heart in a very special way. And yes God Bless all the mothers.
  • Evelyn
    it's was truly a very nice poem
  • Elizabeth
    I love this poem! It's exactly how I feel about my mom.
  • Beth
    I think that this poem was really good. I have read many poems today not just on this site, and all though this one didn't make me cry like the others, i still think it was brilliant.
There are 18 Additional Visitor Comments (click to read them)
All Visitor Comments on this poem have been posted by people who wanted to let the author know the poem touched their hearts. If you would like to leave a comment of your own, please visit the main Passions in Poetry site at www.netpoets.com.