Baby Death Poems

Death of a Baby Poems

Death of a loved one is always a cause for mourning. However, when a baby dies, there is a sadness that goes beyond normal grief. We are programmed to expect that the old outlive the young. When a person who has lived a full life passes away, there is a sense that everything is as it should be. When a baby passes, who has not even has the chance to experience life, his death seems meaningless. If he was meant to die so soon why did he even come into the world?

Sad Poems about the Death of a Infant

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Poem By Father Of Dead Baby, The Strength You Gave Me

They tell me it's amazing how I've stayed so strong,
but they don't see how I cry when I hear your song,
they see the smile on my face but miss the hurt in my eye,
I would rather seem rude …

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I read your poem it took my breath away I was 7 months pregnant when I had my son he was premature and stillborn. I had him on the 1st of March 2013. It's just past a year since he was born asleep …

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  • by Linda
  • Published: 12/7/2007
Death Of A Baby Poem, Empty Arms

Holding out these empty arms
Cursing my disillusionment
Why did I imagine it could be any other way
that I could have been content, dreams that's all it was,
Mothers arms are not meant …

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This reminds me of what I have done for the past 4 years since my son passed March 16th and surviving 36 hours of a painful life. I was so happy for him when he was born and i thought he would live. …

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  • by Heather
  • Published: 5/2/2009
My Angel Baby

I never got to see your eyes,
or hold your hand, or hear your cries.
All I have are dreams of you,
those of which, will never come true.
My heart sank the day that I knew,
I would …

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I can relate to this poem, I was 2 weeks pregnant in 2006, and I had suffered a miscarriage. This wasn't my only miscarriage. I had suffered another 1 again, also 2 weeks along. I was always …

  • by Krista Nielsen
  • Published: 7/9/2013
In Heaven On Your Birthday

Precious in your little frame, You danced into my heart.
And with the grace with which you came, With grace you did depart.
You held my finger in your hand, And with it held my soul.
I …

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Poem For My Son Who Died Of SIDS, R.I.P Anthony James

I never knew I could love so much,
until the day I felt your touch.
I softly kissed your cheeks
And from under your lashes I saw you peek.
Your beautiful eyes, so small and blue.
My …

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My best friend and I carried our babies together. We gave birth 2 days apart. A boy each. This morning I received a phone call that she had lost her beautiful boy he was 9 months old. Currently …

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  • by Lynsey
  • Published: 3/27/2012
Poem About Baby With Birth Defect Anencephaly, Addison

My arms are so empty to hold you just once
Even now I have not cried all my tears
I miss you so much that I can not express
The only regret, is that I did not love you as soon as I knew
I …

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Hi, I had a son, he was born on the 20 July 2013 on his mothers birth month. he had some problems when he was born but in spite of that we love him and take care of him and did what all we could do, …

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An Angel's Dad!

I can't begin to express the pain that I am in,
I lost a part of me and that hurts me deep within,
you said goodbye before we ever got the chance to really say hello,
you were gone in a …

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  • by Jo Huggins
  • Published: 3/6/2012
Dear God

I know I don't pray to you as often as I should
But I need you to help me, please, if you would

Will you please give a message to my little angel Luke?
I know this is a big thing I ask …

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This poem was beautiful. I lost my beautiful sweet daughter at 2 months she was born April 22nd and passed from meningitis on June 22nd. I want my beautiful sweet daughter to know her mom and dad …

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  • by Athena Ali Abu Dhabi,Uae
  • Published: 5/6/2011
Tiptoed Moments

I am a free spirit like a wind
I bend with the breeze, carefree with the bliss.
I wander here and there,
And finally found a love to share.

Together we had laughter and tears,
for …

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Its my best friend's story that I would like to share. My daughter had always been an inspiration for my friend to have a second child, though the health was not suitable. My friend was longing for a …

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  • by Cheyanne Ward
  • Published: 10/5/2008
Good Bye To My 4 Month Baby Cousin

It's time to say goodbye
and we don't understand why
today is the day we lay
our little man to rest
everyone knows he was the best
he was our miracle our dream come true
and we …

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I lost my son when he was just only 4 months due to SIDS it still hurts till this day and I keep him close to my heart. He was my first baby and I still have those dreams of him every day and every …

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