What Are Some Good Poems to Read at a Mom's Funeral?


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Some poems to read at a mother's funeral include "Mother," "Who She Was" and "The Comfort of Sweetness and Peace." Many poems for a mother's funeral such as "We Will Miss You Dear Mom" focus on the mom's positive qualities and how much the surviving children loved the mother.

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Written by Mallissa A. Moore, "We Will Miss You Dear Mom" starts by saying goodbye to the mother. The writer says that she remembers many positive memories and moments with the mother that include long talks, conversations on the phone and happy, in-person reunions. The author said that she appreciated the mother worrying about her child's well-being during her life. The author said that she, the child, often worried about the mother as well while the mother was alive. The child says that she does not have direction in life without the mother, but she goes on to say that she knows the mother continues to look out for her daughter even after the mother's death.

In the poem "Mother," the child comments that mother never appeared to grow old to the daughter. The daughter compares the mother's smile to sunshine and the mother's heart to gold. The author says that the mother was beautiful in life and had rosy cheeks. Like "We Will Miss You Dear Mom," the author remarks that she believes the mother continues to watch over the child from another place. The child expresses a desire to live well in the future so that the watching mother approves.

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