Brother Death Poems

Death of Brother Poems

Siblings that pass away have special meaning to us. They are often close in age to us and their death may bring to mind our own mortality. Life is no longer taken for granted. Someone from our generation has passed away. If the death is unexpected, there may be loose ends in the relationship that have not been dealt with. It is common that a death of a sibling brings upon a search for meaning. We may ask ourselves if we are accomplishing the goals that we have set for ourselves.

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  • By Tabitha R. Scott
  • Published: February 2006
My Other Half


Never thought it could be you,
I never wanted it to.
My other half of me just disappeared....

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I just received the news that my best friend, since grade school, has passed. He knew me better than anyone. We decided it would be best to preserve our friendship by not becoming...

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Poem To Brother Killed In Car Crash
  • By Shannon Billeter
  • Published: December 2007
Letting Go

You're still here in my heart and mind,
still making me laugh cause your stories live on.
I hold you in a thought and I can feel you.
I feel you and this gives me strength and courage. ...

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My brother was killed in a car accident about 5 months ago, I found this quote just before his funeral and was able to write it on the coffin. I read it everyday it helps me. Thanks.

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Poem For Loss Of Big Brother
  • By Tyra
  • Published: December 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,...

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On December 12th 2012, I lost my brother to Leukemia Cancer, he was 20. I was 14 when we lost him and this poem was the one that I chose to read myself at his funeral. It's such a beautiful...

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  • By Christina A. Covarrubia
  • Published: February 2006
Big Brother Gone

Day by day I think of you,
How can all of this be true?
I can't believe you're really gone,
I still can't accept it,...

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The same thing happened to my brother 2 years ago as of next weekend. This weekend was the last one he was alive.
Praying for you and your family as I well know the pain that drugs...

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Poem About Losing A Brother
Memories

My memories are what I have left,
and a lesson I will not forget.

The time has come when time is no more

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  • By Sanaz Shokravi
  • Published: October 2008
Missing You Forever

it's been 2 weeks today
that you finally got it your way
you left us here, without a farewell
leaving behind just your smell...

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Beautiful poem, I feel exactly what the writer felt. I lost my younger brother last year due to suicide. His wife and 2 sons left him so he jumped down a tall building. I was outstation...

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Death By Fire
Pain And Sorrow

This life is filled with pain and sorrow,
I always wonder if I'll make it through tomorrow.
I don't know what I'm going to do,
I'm always missing you....

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My only brother, a best friend, passed away last Wednesday May 15th 2013 of an assisted drug overdose. I say assisted because he was partially paralyzed years ago from a brain aneurism and...

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  • By Steven Campbell
  • Published: August 2010
How It Will Be

It feels like it's been forever,
since I've seen your face.
I miss you so much,
in my heart you will always hold a special place....

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My brother passed on November 26th 2014, the night before thanksgiving. He passed from a car accident drinking and driving. He swerved into another car's lane and died instantly. He was my...

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I Am Still With You
  • By Abigale
  • Published: September 2008
I'm Alive

Do not stand beside my grave and cry
Because I am not there
I am still alive

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Thank you for posting poem. Its helping me deal with my lost.
I lost my 26 years only son to a blood clot in his lung suddenly.
He was very wise, spiritual and compassion to...

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Poem About Death Of A Little Brother
  • By Heather Bowman
  • Published: August 2009
The Day My Brother Left

I will never forget that rainy day,
The day God decided to take you away.
I had just seen you that morning,
And I remember you being annoying....

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I'm so sorry for your tragic loss. I do know how much pain you are in as well as the pain your family also must be feeling. I too have lost my beloved brother to a horrible tragic accident. ...

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