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
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
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 MotherĂ¢??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
The Cupboard

What's in that cupboard, Mary?

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Robert Graves
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
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
'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
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
I sing of a maiden
That is makeles;
King of all kings
To her son she ches.
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I sing of a maiden
That is makeles;
King of all kings
To her son she ches.
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Anonymous Olde English
Do not cry for me, Mother, seeing me in the grave.

This greatest hour was hallowed and thandered
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Anna Akhmatova
James James
Morrison Morrison
Weatherby George Dupree
Took great
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Alan Alexander Milne
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
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
The Mother Faith
Little mother, life's adventure calls your boy away,
Yet he will return to you on some brighter day;
Dry your tears and cease to sigh, keep your mother smile,
Brave and strong he will come back in a little while.
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Edgar Albert Guest
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
Spartan Mother
My mother loved her horses and
Her hounds of pedigree;
She did not kiss the baby hand
I held to her in glee.
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Robert William Service
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

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