Brother Death Poem

Poem For the Loss Of My Big Brother

This was written for my one and only big brother who meant the world to me! Miss you a lot. I know we will meet again someday.

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This poem really meant a lot to me. I am 14 years old and I lost my 21 year old brother a month ago. I saw him the day before it happened and he ran up to me and gave me one of those tight hugs …

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© Tyra

Published: Dec 2010

For My Big Brother

You showed me a lot of things,
I learned a lot I didn't know,
But you forgot to teach me one last thing
How to let you go,
I know you didn't mean to leave me,
Sometimes we have no choice,
I miss being your little sister,
Hearing my name called by your voice,
I wish I got to say "I Love You"
Before you were given to the sky,
If God could grant me one last wish
I'd ask to say "Goodbye"
You always meant a lot to me,
I could never love you less,
I Know It's True When They Say
"HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST"
R.I.P.
Clint (Halo-Soldier) L.H.
4-11-85 10-8-06

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  • by Becca, Raleigh
  • 7/21/2014

This poem really meant a lot to me. I am 14 years old and I lost my 21 year old brother a month ago. I saw him the day before it happened and he ran up to me and gave me one of those tight hugs where you're lifted off the ground and spun around. I never knew it would be the last of those but it was and I really wish I could still be in his arms. Rest in peace

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  • by Sakshi Dhiman, Kangra, India
  • 4/1/2014

I lost my brother five years ago. He was 17 and I was 12. I loved him so much. He left that day with a smile on his face. If I had known he'd never come back, I would not of let him go. He meant life to me. Every night I sleep, I expect that he'd wake me up the next morning, either by splashing water, blasting loudspeakers, throwing me off the bed or whatever way he wants; but only him. I want him back in my life. The void his loss has created in my life can never be filled. And this void keeps on expanding with every week that passes. I remember him at every phase of my life. I always think what life would have been if he had not gone. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH.

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  • by Kashifa Razk , Benoni
  • 2/7/2014

This poem brought me down in tears, it's exactly how I feel I lost my big brother on 10 February 2012. He was one person I always looked up at. I just miss Him.

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  • by Lexi, New York
  • 8/30/2013

Out of all the poems I read this one seemed to be my favorite. Every time I read it I can't help but cry. I just recently lost my big brother a month ago. He was 20 years young. Life seems unreasonable right now but this poem is comforting. I miss you so much Nick and will love you always.

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  • by Martha Chapman, Texas
  • Jun 2013

I have lost one of my big brothers, John Wanye Chapman on November 22, 2013 he had 3 boys that love him with all there heart. When I just read this poem it reminded me of my brother John, I did not get to say goodbye to him when he was in the hospital in San Antonio it scared me when I got the call from my aunt who went with my mom and dad, we had his kids when we got the call from the hospital when he passed away. It is still hard for me not to think of him everyday of the week and not cry because I miss him with all my heart and soul and I wish every night that I can tell him goodbye but if I get the chance to tell him goodbye I don't think I can.

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  • by Alyssa,Oklahoma
  • May 2013

I lost my eldest brother almost 4 years ago, from an asthma attack in his sleep. Today would've been his 31st birthday. I was so close with him I love you always bubba.

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  • by Kelly Harrington
  • Jan 2013

Our family lost one of the best people we had ever known. Our brother John. He was so full of life and laughter that anyone who met him immediately wanted to be a friend of his. I had not known much of him when we were kids, but I have to say memories were good. John and I became very close and suddenly God decided he needed him more then we did. R.i.P. My big brother, friend and protector. And now my Guardian Angel!

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  • by Ria, Trinidad And Tobago
  • Jan 2012

My brother Mark died when he fell asleep at the wheel after taking a female co-worker home safely in December 18th 2011, he was 34. I never thought someone else could know my pain, but this poem is everything I feel. If only I could have said Goodbye, and hear him say my name one more time. I will love you and miss you forever Mark

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  • by Kayleigh
  • Oct 2011

I came across this poem in January when my big brother passed away. I was looking for something to read at his funeral and this fit perfectly. I miss him every single day. This poem is beautiful and helps me get through a day. I now have it tattooed down my ribs to help me feel my brother by my side at all times.

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  • by Kathy, Mobile Alabama
  • Oct 2011

I lost one brother on March 11 2004, and another brother on April 16 2011, this poem really touched me.

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  • by Kim, North Carolina
  • Jul 2011

This poem really touched me. I lost my brother who was only 18 months older than me on April, 13 2011. Instead of saying good bye in his hospital room all I could do was cry but if I were given the chance I would tell him good bye.

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  • by Emily, MD
  • May 2011

This poem helped me a little in explaining my feelings for my brother who took his own life 3 weeks ago. he was 28 and had 3 little children...I miss him and this poem touched me...

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  • by Christina, Northern Ireland
  • Jan 2011

my brother William sadly took his own life on the 19th Feb 2009, he was only 24, this poem really touched my heart, it will never get any easier :( I'll never forget him :(

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