Death of a Friend Poem

Death Of Best Friend Poem

My best friend Josh got into a car accident on June 29, 2006 he was my best friend and I miss him so much here's a poem just for you Josh I love you buddy

I Will Forever Miss You

© Nicole Kooienga
You Always put a smile on my face
no matter how mad I was
all I had to do was call you and you would make everything better.
The day that I heard that you were taken from us my heart broke.
I Dropped down to my knees and cried and cried.
All I wanted was for one more day with you
As I sit here at your grave looking at your picture.
All I want to do is hug you and laugh with you and play basketball with you.
I miss you so much we all do.
and when you died.
The whole town felt the pain.
You were only 16 years old.
You didn't deserve to die.
You wanted to get married and go to college
Have babies and have a family.
You've been gone for a year now and I miss you like hell
I think about you everyday
It's getting easier.
But every time I look at your picture or pull out the scrapbook my eyes start to water.
I will never forget you
Joshua Craig Harris
I love you and miss you,
but I know that your in heaven
looking over all of us..
I can't wait until I get to see you again


In Loving Memory of Joshua Craig Harris
11-21-89 to 6-29-06 forever young

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Published: Mar 2008

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  • I was looking for a poem to read at my best friends memorial service. He was hit by a pickup at the age of 13, and died on the scene. We were in the same middle school, and were each others best friend. The whole school cried that day. When I came across this poem, I cried like I cried the night I found out that he died. This poem is perfect.

    Kayla C. Submitted Feb 2009
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  • This poem really touched me when I read it. My best friend died at the age 13 an it's been 6 years. We were more like sisters we did everything together an I wasn't able to tell her goodbye. Till the day of the funeral. She is gone and I can't call her to get her to make me smile any more. I loved this poem it really touched my heart and I hope that it does the same for someone else that reads it

    Amanda R. Submitted Jul 2010
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  • Omg I loved this poem I saw my boyfriend die and he died in my arms as I hopelessly watched him cry and tell me loved me and this just took me back to that day it was so beautiful it brought tears to my eyes.

    Amanda G Submitted Oct 2010
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  • This poem has touched me because I lost a friend in a similar way. Her car got wrapped around a tree side-ways, killing her upon impact. It was raining like hell and she was hydroplaning. The day I found out is the day I was actually going to ask her out, but then I get to school and she was gone. I swore every class I thought I saw her beautiful face but I didn't. I just broke down crying…

    Preston Battle Creek Michigan Submitted Oct 2010
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  • this poem is very good:) I love it.. on February 18, 2010 my best friend at age 16 years old died :( I knew him since preschool and ever since then we became best friends:) it's been a year and I haven't gotten over his death.. you see he was born with a disease and he couldn't talk or walk he had to be in a wheelchair with the computer that can talk to us.. he always got picked on and I always protected him.. when I found out he died I never talked to anyone, I felt like my heart was torn.. I never knew how much it hurt until he left me, I still think about him and I will never forget him. people are telling me to remember the good things I did with him:) and smile and they said Ryan wants you to be happy not sad! but how can I? how can I be happy? when I think of him all the time... he was tooo young to die.. I don't understand why god would take him away from me. I still don't know why but I hope he's happy:) he always made me smile I just cry everyday

    Marie T. Submitted Feb 2011
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  • This poem was amazing. I really felt the pain you went through, I suffered basically the same thing, my bestfriend she was just beautiful. Then one day out of nowhere, she hung herself, she wasn't like this, until I found out that she was sexually abused . Just remember if you ever lost someone, to be strong & remember they're in a better place. <3

    Jay Jay Submitted May 2012
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