Loss of a Friend Poems

Tribute Poems on the Loss of a Friend

What are some of the feelings that one might feel when a friend passes away? When someone that is special to us is gone it can be difficult to continue living life. Things that were special to you may begin to seem pointless when you don't have that special person to share it with. All of the things that you did together are reminders of the loss that you have suffered. Do yourself a favor and take the time to mourn your loss. As you go through the five stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance, memories of the good times you spent together may bring a smile to your face instead of a painful grimace.

Poems for When a Good Friend Dies

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Poem About Wanting More Time With A Friend
  • By Serena Oritz
  • Published: February 9, 2016
Cancer Stole My Friend

Cancer took my best friend, don't you see?
Time was a ticking bomb thrust in me.
Did black cats traverse my way?
Did bad luck linger over me day to day?

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So sorry for your loss, do all the things you would have done together, that way she will always live on and be by your side.

  • By Kathrine Yee Baraquia
  • Published: August 2008
When A Friend Bids Goodbye

My dear friend,
close your eyes...
hold my hand,
and hear me whisper......

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I'm only sixteen. My best friend turned 18 January 1, 2016. She passed away 12 days later on January 13, 2016. I will never understand why her life ended and why my soul left with her. I did...

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You Love Will Be Passed On
  • By Joshua J. Urness
  • Published: February 2006
Your Love Will Be Passed On

You are with me everyday,
I feel you with every breath,
Your thought is with me,
With every decision I make....

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I had two friends that had recently committed suicide I hadn't known them long but it was long enough. Your poem was the exact thing that I have tried to say but could never find the words.

In Memory Of A Friend Poem
  • By Mercades
  • Published: October 2011
Don't Cry For Me Today

Don't cry for me today,
I wouldn't want it this way.
Be strong and smile,
for you will see me in a while....

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I lost a very dear friend and companion to cancer almost 9 months ago. Then 6 months later I lost my Uncle & Aunt on the same day and I just can't seem to think of anything else but my loved...

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Friend Died Before Graduation Poem
  • By Teresa
  • Published: February 2008
You

Flashing lights red white and blue
All those people you once knew
People crowd around the car
The twisted metal is badly charred ...

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My best friend just died may 15 2011, two weeks before we graduated. She was beautiful and so nice. I was just wondering, does it ever get easier because I'm not sure I can keep going with...

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  • By Kim Thompson
  • Published: August 2008
Time Is Meant To Heal

Although unheard I thank you
For always being there
Even when you were bedridden
You always seemed to care...

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My friend passed away on the 27th July 2013, 10 days before her 21st birthday. She'd had a hard fight with Cystic Fibrosis. I had to leave the country the day that she passed away, but the...

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Death Of Best Friend Poem
  • By Nicole Kooienga
  • Published: March 2008
I Will Forever Miss You

You Always put a smile on my face
no matter how mad I was
all I had to do was call you and you would make everything better.
The day that I heard that you were taken from us my heart broke. ...

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  • Rating 4.44
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My friend was murdered August 27,2016. She was only 15 years old. She was at a party/sleepover in Stamping Ground. She was shot around 4:00 am. She was shot in the head and neck. I do not...

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  • By Tiffany
  • Published: July 2008
Since The Loss Of You

Since the loss of you
I've learned to live for each day
And take it as a blessing
Knowing it may not always be this way....

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  • Rating 4.43
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My cousin/best friend was killed three days ago. It was her first prom and she was only 15. On her way back from prom heading to an after-party, she was killed in a car accident. There were...

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  • By Staci J. Selke
  • Published: October 2007
My Best Friend Natalie

I sit around and wonder,
and watch the days go by.
I look at all the pictures,
and ask, why did you have to die?...

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My story? Well it all started when we I met him when we were in kindergarten, I'm 18 years old now so I've known him for about 15 years now We grew up together, did everything together, but...

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  • By Laura
  • Published: March 2008
I Watched Him Die

It was a cold and windy November day,
When my friend sadly passed away.
This was the day when a boy with a knife,
took away my friends life....

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I am a single mom of 3 of which my eldest daughter died in a motor car accident. Natanya was a viby 16 year old full of life but sad to say NO JUSTICE to her death as the woman who drove into...

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