Mother o' Mine
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 mother o- mine!
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Rudyard Kipling

To My Mother
Because I feel that, in the Heavens above,
The angels, whispering to one another,
Can find, among their burning terms of love,
None so devotional as that of “Mother,”
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Edgar Allan Poe

The Motherâ??s Visit
LONG years ago she visited my chamber,
Steps soft and slow, a taper in her hand;
Her fond kiss she laid upon my eyelids,
Fair as an angel from the unknown land:
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

Want To Be Whur Mother Is
'Want to be whur mother is! Want to be whur mother is!'
Jeemses Rivers! won't some one ever shet that howl o' his?
That-air yellin' drives me wild!
Cain't none of ye stop the child?
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James Whitcomb Riley

The Cupboard

What's in that cupboard, Mary?

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Robert Graves

'MOTHER! Mother!' he called as he fell
In the horror there
Of a bursting shell
That strewed red flesh on the air.
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Katharine Lee Bates

His Mother's Way
Tomps 'ud allus haf to say
Somepin' 'bout 'his mother's way.'--
_He_ lived hard-like--never jined
Any church of any kind.--
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James Whitcomb Riley

My Mother
Who sat and watched my infant head
When sleeping on my cradle bed,
And tears of sweet affection shed?
My Mother.
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Ann Taylor

Mid The Piteous Heaps Of Dead
'MID the piteous heaps of dead
Goes one weary golden head
Tossing ever to and fro,
Calling loud and calling low.
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Katharine Tynan

Do not cry for me, Mother, seeing me in the grave.

This greatest hour was hallowed and thandered
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Anna Akhmatova

I sing of a maiden
That is makeles;
King of all kings
To her son she ches.
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Anonymous Olde English

I sing of a maiden
That is makeles;
King of all kings
To her son she ches.
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Our Captain's Last Words
Where the foremost flag was flying,
Pierce'd by manny a shot and shell,
Where the bravest men were dying,
There our gallant captain fell.
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Henry Clay Work

Krishna Complains About His Older Brother
O mother mine, Dau (Balram)forever teases me.
you never gave birth to me,
and I was bought in the market.
this is what he tells me
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Sant Surdas

If I were only a little puppy, not your baby, mother dear, would
you say "No" to me if I tried to eat from your dish?
Would you drive me off, saying to me, "Get away, you naughty
little puppy?"
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Rabindranath Tagore

James James
Morrison Morrison
Weatherby George Dupree
Took great
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Alan Alexander Milne

The Mother's Son
I have a dream -- a dreadful dream --
A dream that is never done.
I watch a man go out of his mind,
And he is My Mother's Son.
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Rudyard Kipling

Sylvia's Mother
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's busy,
too busy to come to the phone .
Sylvia's mother says Sylvia's trying
to start a new life of her own.
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Shel Silverstein

Mother And The Baby
Mother and the baby! Oh, I know no lovelier pair,
For all the dreams of all the world are hovering 'round them there;
And be the baby in his cot or nestling in her arms,
The picture they present is one with never-fading charms.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Waves are the sea's white daughters,
And raindrops the children of rain,
But why for my shimmering body
Have I a mother like Pain?
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Sara Teasdale

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