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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  • by Krista Nielsen
  • Published: Jul 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. …

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  • Rating: 4.67
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,…

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  • Rating: 4.62

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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,…

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  • Rating: 4.6
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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 …

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Death Of A Baby Poem
  • by Linda
  • Published: Dec 2007
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,…

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  • Rating: 4.58
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This reminds me of what I have done for the past 4 years since my son passed March 16th and …

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Poem About Baby With Birth Defect Anencephaly
  • by Lynsey
  • Published: Mar 2012
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…

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  • Rating: 4.57
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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 …

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  • by Heather
  • Published: May 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.…

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  • Rating: 4.56
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I can relate to this poem, I was 2 weeks pregnant in 2006, and I had suffered a miscarriage. This …

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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.…

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My best friend and I carried our babies together. We gave birth 2 days apart. A boy each. This …

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  • by Jo Huggins
  • Published: Mar 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?…

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  • Rating: 4.53
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I love this poem because it is as if I had wrote it, the ONLY difference is my sons name is David. …

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  • by Athena Ali Abu Dhabi,Uae
  • Published: May 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.…

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Its my best friend's story that I would like to share. My daughter had always been an inspiration …

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Losing A Baby Isn't Easy
  • by April Westlake
  • Published: Jul 2013
My Little Angel

I never got to hold you,
Or kiss your little head
Or watch you sleeping soundly,
All snuggled in your bed.…

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  • Rating: 4.53

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