7 Lines of Poetry for Mother's Day

April is National Poetry Month and with Mother’s Day around the corner on May 10, it seems like the perfect time to share some lines of poetry that focus on mothers.

Poetry has the ability to condense deep emotions into inspirational and relatable words. You don’t always need an epic poem to express your gratitude — even something as simple as a 'thank you' can be just as meaningful. 

Hopefully these words will allow you to reflect on the relationship you have with your own mother.

NEXT: 14 Inspiring Quotes for Mother's Day »

Related Stories
• Struggles of a Single Mother
• What My Mother Gave Me

Gallery

"Sonnets are Full of Love" by Christina Georgina Rossetti

"To My Mother" by Edgar Allen Poe

"The Mother" by Robert William Service

"Rock Me to Sleep" by Elizabeth Chase Akers Allen

"I Dream of My Grandmother and Great-Grandmother" by Maria Mazziotti Gillan

"A True Mother’s Love" by Patarica D. Munn

"Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes

Tags: Poetry, Quotes