Family Death Poems

Death of a Loved One Poems

A death in the family leaves a void that cannot be filled. No one can ever take the place of this individual in the world. We should not try to comfort the family by saying that "it was his time anyway", or, "he was suffering". These may be words of comfort later. However, there must be time to mourn the fact that things will never be the same. One minute he was here and now he is gone. The human mind must be allowed to sit with this reality. Mourning is a necessary part of the human experience. If it is ignored, a general feeling of sadness may pervade the whole family.

Death in the Family Poems

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  • By Shane C.
  • Published: November 25, 2013
In Heaven With My Son

Behind the stars in the sky
In the heavens up above
My Dads big truck is starting up
Two of us angels in the front...

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Poem For The Death Of My Father-In-Law
  • By Diana Blokzyl
  • Published: August 2008
Gone Away

An Angel whispered
take my hand and
come with me
you're work here is done....

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I just turned 14. This year is the 7th anniversary of my brother's and sister's death. I was seven and I remember everything. Rebekah woke up my older brother. I saw the fire burn my skin and...

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Poem About What Happens After Death
  • By Zonda Davis
  • Published: June 2008
I'm Sorry Mom

I'm sorry mom, for the things I put you through
I'm sorry mom, for not doing the things you wanted me to do
I'm sorry mom, for leaving you so soon
I'm sorry mom, for that call you got that afternoon...

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We lost my Grandma 9 years ago. I was only 4 years old but I remember that horrible day. She had Krebs and the Doctor told her that she only had six weeks to life. This six weeks we visit her...

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Death Of Nan And Granddad
  • By Stephan Banks
  • Published: October 2008
You Will See Them Someday

when you lose someone it can be hard to take
the pain that you feel when your heart has to break
the memories you keep are all in your mind
as you search your soul for more to find ...

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  • Rating 4.45
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Hello, I'm 12 years old. About 5 months ago the 25th will be exactly 5 months but I lost a friend and I'm in 6th grade this girl was in 8th. Her name was Harly McNeely. At my school we have...

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  • By Kimberly N. Chastain
  • Published: February 2006
In Memory

A thousand times we needed you
A thousand times we cried
If love alone could have saved you
you never would have died...

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Love the poem. My niece was murdered this pass October by her ex boyfriend. It's been the hardest thing to deal with. She left behind a two year old. She reminds me everyday of her mom more...

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The Loss Of A Cousin Poem
  • By Collette N. Alaniz
  • Published: February 2006
The Loss Of A Cousin

My eyes filled up with tears as I heard the news
It never occurred to me, how much I could lose
I find myself wishing that it wasn't real
Every time I think about it, pain is all I can feel...

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My beautiful cousin was murdered along with her co-worker during an attempted bank robbery 6 months ago. I called her my sister-cousin. She was 52 and her life cut tragically short. Her first...

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Death Of Husband And Father
  • By Brittany Callahan
  • Published: January 2008
Without You

The days without you are lonely,
The nights without you are cold,
But even though you are gone now
That burning passion will never grow old....

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this is a really good poem, while I was reading it I thought of my twin sister who died last year from suicide this is a really good poem, keep writing!!

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Poem From Daughter About Father's Death
  • By KK Tex
  • Published: November 2007
Dad, Where Are You?

Gone...but where?
I can't call you on the phone
I can't knock on your door
No matter how loud I scream you can't respond...

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  • Rating 4.40
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I loved what you wrote as it is so true with kids that lose parents. I felt much the same way you did but in my case it was my mom. She was killed when I was very young. But there is...

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Death Of A Cousin
  • By Maranda G. Brice
  • Published: March 2011
One More

When the sunny skies turn from blue to gray,
I can't help but wonder just what you would say?

I wonder if you know how many lives you have touched,...

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Wow. I wrote this poem a few years ago for Debbie. I am so touched by all of your stories and how much you loved my poem. Thank you all so much for the positive feedback. It was a blessing to...

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Missing Him So Poem
  • By Meghan E. Johnson
  • Published: February 2006
I Will Try

If I am hurt or down,
I will try

I will think of you in my times of need,...

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