Husband Death Poems

Loss of Husband Poems

Husbands are, for many wives, their source of comfort, love, joy, and companionship. Many wives consider their husband to be their confidant and best friend. To lose the man they have relied on for so long can be utterly devastating. For those who have not experienced the loss of a husband, it is impossible to understand the depth of the pain a wife feels. It is a pain so deep, the human mind only comes to accept the harsh reality gradually. Widows and her supportive friends and family can honor their loved one by recounting a kind gesture or amusing stories involving him.

Poems Paying Tribute to the Passing of Husbands

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Poem About Moving On After Husband's Death
Moving Forward

I woke up this morning
And reached over for you.
You weren't there, I remembered
Now what will I do?

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Simplicity is beauty; that was the phrase on my mind while reading your poem. You did not need to use complex rhyme scemes or big words. Instead, your own emotions came to life in this...

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Missing You

I sit alone now in the darkness of despair.
I cry my silent tears,
My heart is broken into a million tiny pieces.
The silence is deafening to my ears.

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I lost my husband of 25 years on Feb. 18, 2017. He was 43 years old. We have 3 children (2 boys: 22, 20 and daughter: 17) and a 3 year old grandson. I'm not really sure how to feel or act....

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Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem
  • By Anne Spiller
  • Published: February 2010
My Lost Love

I have only just lost you the pain is hard to bear
Do I have to go through life knowing you're not there
please some one explain to me why he had to go
are there any reasons I really need to know...

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My name is Gary, my first wife Tina passed away in 2001 from liver cancer. She was 43. In September, the same year, my brother died of a massive heart attack. I managed to get through by...

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Never Alone
  • By Jason Deline
  • Published: February 2006
Never Alone (A Father/Husbands Protection)

When I looked out over the patio tonight I noticed a single star,
With fog so dense you couldn't see the moon, I knew it could only be you.

I stared at you for a while hoping for a reason,...

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All of the poems really touched my heard, tears started rolling down my face as I started to read, I lost my husband the love of my life, my rock, my best friend my all in March 2009, my...

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Message From Husband From Heaven
  • By Nicolene Jansen Van Vuuren
  • Published: May 2011
Live Our Dreams

Staring at the little dots in the sky
Wondering which one is you
Asking the same question, why?
Only answer I know is that you knew.

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I lost my husband of 50 years and 11 months on December 29, 2015, to a very aggressive cancer. It only took 26 days from him feeling bad to God taking him. I met him at a gas station in 1964....

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Death Of Beloved Husband
  • By Rikki Fuchs
  • Published: June 2008
Our Life.....

The gas station was my first sight,
my heart skipped some beats that night.

I knew I'd talk to him face to face,...

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Your poem really touched me I too lost someone. My fiancée. He passed before we could become one. My prayers are with you.

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Poem to Passed Away Husband
  • By Cindi
  • Published: August 2010
Nevermore

Nevermore
will I see your smiling face,
will I feel your strong firm embrace.
will I wish upon the starry skies,...

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I too love your husband's saying of one soul inhabiting two bodies... I lost my husband 21 months ago as of today. I truly do not know how to answer your question as to how long does it take....

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After Death Of Husband Poem
  • By Lisa Miller
  • Published: March 2008
Is Anybody Listening?

Alone with the raging in my soul,
I know not where to turn.
I have opened up to some,
But this raging makes me burn....

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I understand how you feel. I had almost the same experience. My husband passed away 8 months ago. We are really grieving; it's been such a battle, but now we found God and it's one of the...

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Love Forever Lost

Like A ghost I flitter through the night,
keeping to the shadows and abhorring the light.

The night camouflages and no one can see ...

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Please tell me you're okay! It's been 4 years. Your submission really touched me. I have lost nearly all of my immediate family, and it takes time A LOT of time sometimes. I pray you are...

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  • By Grace A. Mandry
  • Published: January 29, 2017
Where Are You?

Why has He taken you from me?
Torn from my side, where you should be.
Forty-six years we lived as one
To stand stronger than we had begun.

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Hi Annie - It has now been five years since my husband passed away. It's ironic how similar our feelings are - I, too, tried to be strong and cope with all he once used to do, and despite...

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