Poems to Share on Mother's Day

--shared by Jim Hanscom
                                                  Today I remember                                                   The creator,                                                   The lion-hearted.                                                 —from “For My Mother” by May SartonWe hope this day dedicated to caregivers is filled with light and love, wherever you may find it. Celebrate, share, and reflect with this selection of poems from poets.orgClassic Elizabeth Akers Allen, “Rock Me to Sleep” Edna St. Vincent Millay, “The courage that my mother had” Edgar Allan Poe, “To My Mother” Lola Ridge, “Mother” Robert Louis Stevenson, “To My Mother”  Contemporary Lucille Clifton, “My Mama moved among the days” Wanda Coleman, “Dear Mama (4)” Li-Young Lee, “I Ask My Mother to Sing” Juan Felipe Herrera, “My Mothers Name Lucha” Ada Limón, “The Raincoat