13 Beautiful Poems About Parents

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Parents’ love for their children is unconditional and selfless. No matter what you do, you will never be able to pay back for what your parents have done for you. Writing poems about parents or dedicating one to them can be the most special way of expressing your love for them.

However, when your heart is filled with gratitude and love, you want to give your parents something in return. Giving them little gifts, warm hugs, and express through words of appreciation can completely make their day. However, nothing can be as heartwarming as expressing your feelings through an eloquent poem.

If you feel you are not good at playing with words, this post brings you some beautiful poems for parents that can make their hearts melt in a moment.

Poem About Parents’ Love

Here are some poems that can reflect your love for your parents.

1. To Mom And Dad

Beautiful Poems About Parents

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“Memories are one of the true riches
That life offers, and right now,
So many wonderful thoughts fill my mind.
They are very special because
They are our own to treasure forever.
From the time I was a child,
I have been blessed with
The strength and support you give.
You have placed your trust in me,
And I know I can never repay you
No matter how hard I try.
I have seen in you a God-given love
And you have shown this love for me
In everything you have done.
May God bless your lives
As fully as I have been blessed because of you.
I Love You!”

— Unknown

2. Parents

“Parents are always there
Always letting you know they care
In the darkness they are the light,
They can make even the darkest days bright.

Earwigs, roaches and spiders, they’re not scared of any
For our happiness they’d trade every penny.
They scare away the monsters from beneath our bed,
‘I’ll love you forever’ they’ve often said.

They also nag and give us curfews
More and more responsibilities to review
‘No going on dates till your 16’
When you go out fill the car with gasoline

They always tell us to shoot for the stars,
Who knew love could be so hard?
No matter how much you hated them and thought they were wrong,
You still miss them when they are gone.

Parents will forever be our friends,
And love us unconditionally till the end.”

— Christine Mulvihill

3. My Parents, My Heroes

“My parents are my greatest heroes,
For they help me defeat my foes.
Without them, I wouldn’t be here now.
To follow their ways is my vow.
The love and support they give me,
Gives me so much glee.
They always show me that there is hope,
At times when I can’t cope.
I’ll always love and obey them,
And treasure them like a gem.
I’ll always give them praise,
For they put a smile on my face.”

— Lucy Ginny

Poems About Mother

You cannot appreciate enough all the things that your mother does for you. Her love for her children has no bounds at all, and all she needs are a few kind words that can melt her heart. Here, we have a couple of lovely poems you can use to share your sentiments about your mother.

4. Super Mom

Super Mom poem about parents

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“Mom, you’re a wonderful mother,
So gentle, yet so strong.
The many ways you show you care
Always make me feel like I belong.

You’re patient when I’m foolish;
You give guidance when I ask;
It seems you can do almost anything;
You’re the master of every task.

You’re a dependable source of comfort;
You’re my cushion when I fall.
You help in times of trouble;
You support me whenever I call.

I love you more than you know;
You have my total respect.
If I had my choice of mothers,
You’d be the one I’d select!”

— Joanna Fuchs

5. The Love Of A Mother

“A Mother’s love is something
that no one can explain,
It is made of deep devotion
and of sacrifice and pain

It is endless and unselfish
and enduring come what may
For nothing can destroy it
or take that love away

It is patient and forgiving
when all others are forsaking,
And it never fails or falters
even though the heart is breaking

It believes beyond believing
when the world around condemns,
And it glows with all the beauty
of the rarest, brightest gems

It is far beyond defining,
it defies all explanation,
And it still remains a secret
like the mysteries of creation

A many splendored miracle
man cannot understand
And another wondrous evidence
of God’s tender guiding hand.”

— Unknown

Poems About Father

We usually talk less about our fathers in comparison to how much we speak of our mothers. In any case, fathers will always be our heroes, and they have a great impact on our life. Let’s have a look at a couple of poems about a father’s love.

6. The Perfect Father

“I love you because you’re my father,
But you’re really so much more;
You’re a guide and a companion;
You and I have a great rapport.

You pay attention to me;
You listen to what I say.
You pass on words of wisdom,
Helping me along the way.

Whenever I’m in trouble,
You always have a plan.
You are the perfect father,
And I’m your biggest fan.”

— Karl Fuchs

Thank You Poems For Parents

Our parents do everything for us. Sometimes, appreciating them and saying thank you would fill their hearts with the warmth of love. We have a list of a few ‘thank you poems for parents,’ to show your gratitude for all that they do.

7. Thank You To My Parents

Thank you for always being there

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“Thank you for always being there
and knowing just what to do
Thank you for knowing the words to say
when I’m feeling way beyond blue

Thank you for patiently listening
to all my worries and stresses
Thank you for caring enough
to get me out of all my messes

Thank you for being a phone call away
or around the corner to run to
Thank you for your door always being open
and knowing just what to do

Thank you for being my constant support
when I didn’t think I could cope
Thank you for lifting my spirits
and letting me know there is hope

Thank you for being the best parents
a daughter could ever wish for
I love you with all my heart
today and forever more.”

— Unknown

8. Thanks Mom And Dad

“As we go on down life’s path
With all its wonders and dreams
We often fail to take notice
Of what life really means
So I’m going to take one moment
To give my point of view
That there is no finer parents
Than I find in both of you
Now I’m giving all my thanks
To the Heavens up above
For giving me the wisest parents
To whom I give my love
So thank you mom and dad
Just for always being there
And showing that we’re truly loved
And that you really care.”

— Sammie Kelley

9. Whenever I Needed You

“Whenever I needed you
You were just a call away
Even though I held the phone
And had nothing to say
You both always understood
Whenever I wanted to cry
To explain my problems
I never had to try
Thanks for always being there
For watching my back
Without parents like you
My life wouldn’t be on track
Thank you.”

— Unknown

Short Poems On Parents

If you are looking for short poems to say it on your parent’s special day or to write it on the greeting card, then we have a few of them here for you.

10. Through All My Worries

Through all my worries, short poem on parents

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“Through all my worries
All my stress
Through all my hassles
All the mess
Because of you
I stayed afloat
That is the reason
I want to thank you both”

— Unknown

11. Mother And Father

“I don’t need Father’s Day
To say I love you dad
Buying gifts on Mother’s Day
Is just another fad
Giving thanks to my parents
Each and every day
Is how I’ll express my gratitude
For showing me the way.”
— Unknown

12. Mom Dad

“Mom Dad
Just letting you know
You both are no less than the best
I go ahead and would like to bow
Now I realize
You both, in my life,
Are my biggest prize.”

— Unknown

13. Super Mom And Super Dad

Super mom and super dad

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“I’m so lucky
To have mommy
And daddy like you,
My life is so much sweeter
Because I could not get anything better,
Thank you for being my super-duper parents!”

— Unknown

Having caring and supportive parents is the greatest blessing for anyone. Parents put in ceaseless efforts and unconditional love to provide a cool shade above their children’s heads. They may be strict at times, but they are the only ones you will find by your side under any circumstance. They are your first teachers and heroes. These heartfelt poems about parents are a beautiful way to express your love and gratitude towards them. Read them aloud on special occasions or draw inspiration from them to pen down your creation.

Infographic: How To Make Your Poem The Best Gift For Your Parents

Presents are great, but sometimes a sincere poem expressing gratitude and love for your parents is all they need to brighten their day. So if you want to give one to your parents, this infographic has some tips on how you can make it an emotional and touching gift.

tips to make your poems touching and emotional for parents [infographic]
Illustration: MomJunction Design Team

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