Write a Poem for Mother's Day
Edited by Thor, Bpnavarro, Eng, Anonymous
Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this series of videos, we are exploring the illustrious world of poetry. In this video, we're going to focus on how to write a poem for Mother's Day.
Mother's Day provides us with the perfect opportunity something unique and personal to give to our dear matriarchs.
We don't have to write masterpieces but taking the time to pen something ourselves will elicit joy and thankfulness in the hearts of the women who suffered so horrendously to give us life.
Here is an example of a Mother's Day poem:
Today's your natal day, Sweet flowers I bring; Mother, accept, I pray, My offering.
And may you happy live, And long us bless; Receiving as you give Great happiness. by Christina Rossetti
Here are some points to consider when writing a Mother's Day poem.
This is our opportunity to show gratitude and give thanks for everything that our mothers have done for us, for all the effort and time they have spent caring for and nurturing us.
Take this opportunity to tell them exactly how you feel.
Include personal memories.
As this is an annual day, it is likely that you'll want to focus on events that have happened during the past year. But if there has been a very momentous period in your life, good or bad, then perhaps you'll want to reference that, and the role your mother has played.
Use similes and metaphors to compare and identify your mother with things of beauty in this world.
This will give more clarity to her actions and personality, help her to see herself as you do, and hopefully make her very happy.
You can find links to videos on how to use metaphors, similes and other poetic techniques in the section below this video.
Who is your mother?
What is her personality? Identify her characteristics and reference them in the poem. Is she bombastic, kind, gentle, fierce, loud, sympathetic or motivating? Who is she?
What poetic style or meter to use?
In poems such as this, like love poems, it is common for a certain meter or set of rhyming couplets to be used in order to give the poem levity and musicality. Try rhyming lines two at a time to give the poem more rhythm.
You can find links to videos explaining poetic meters and rhyming couplets in the section below this video.
Finish with some thoughts and wishes for the future.
This creates a sense of security and inclusion for your mother. It reconfirms her importance and affirms how much she is loved by her family.
Now it's your turn.
Use the points we have discussed to write your own Mother's Day poems and then share them with us in the section below. You can also leave any questions or queries in this section and you'll also find the links to the other videos in this poetry series.
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Video: Write a Poem for Mother's Day
Recent edits by: Eng, Bpnavarro, Thor