Sympathy Poem

Many of you reading this today have lost someone, or are losing someone. This poem is written by someone who has lost someone very dear to his heart. My poem is written from the perspective of a dead loved one trying to comfort you, I hope this in some way helps.

Please Don't Cry

© Joe Green
Please donít cry
Iím not really gone
When you look out the window
Iíll be standing on the lawn

Please donít cry
Iíll see you again
Donít be sad
Keep up your chin

Please donít cry
Iím not really dead
When you cry yourself to sleep
Iíll be by your bed

Please donít cry
Just because we had to part
As long as you remember me
Iíll live in your heart

Please donít cry
Iím not gone forever
Iíll be a cool and gentle breeze
In hot summer weather

Please donít cry
Donít run and hide
When you need a shoulder to lean on
Iíll be by your side

Please donít cry
When youíre sad and weak
Iíll be there
To kiss you on the cheek

Please donít cry
This is just a goodbye
So please, oh please
Baby, do not cry



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Published: Feb 2010

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  • Awww I love this story. It means a lot. I can relate in so many ways because I just lost two of my brothers to a car accident

    Monae, Cleveland Submitted Dec 2011
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  • My Grandad died on my birthday and it hurts so much and when I was reading this poem it made me cry because his death still has an effect on me.

    Laura, New Zealand Submitted 6/12/2013
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  • I lost my son in Oct. 2012 he was murder and thrown in a field like trash. I know he would not want me to be sad or cry but it hurts so bad.

    Andrea, Riverside Calif Submitted 7/6/2013
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  • I love this story to it reminds me of my cousin he died 4 years ago to a Oxycontin overdose

    Matthew Philadelphia Submitted 11/14/2013
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