In Memory Poems

Poems In Memory of Loved Ones

The act of creating a poem is a memorial for one who has passed away. It is an act of spirituality. A memorial tells the world that while our loved one may be gone his or her spirit lives on. This individual will forever be tied together in the circle of life. Our Loved One's life mattered and continues to matter. Their acts of goodness and courage will never be forgotten. A memorial is a way to remember a loved one forever.

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Poem About Loved One Always Being With Us
I'll Be There

You ask me to stay, if
Only for one more day.
I wish I could, but it's time for me
to go.

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  • By Ronda Beebe
  • Published: January 2009
Remembering You

Tinkering with old gadgets,
Riding on that old tractor.
You lived to be outside,
under that big blue sky....

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My husband died 1-22-10 from a lung condition caused from Arthritis and complicated by pneumonia; he was 73 years old. He had never been ill; his death was a great shock to me and his whole...

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My Memory Library

Imagine if I was given one moment,
just a single slice of my past.
I could hold it close forever,
and that moment would always last....

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My dad died in 1993 of lung cancer, he had just had his 55th birthday. I was 26 and obviously devastated. My dad wanted his ashes scattered, which we did, so fast forward 22 years, four...

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Meet You At The Gate

A beautiful garden now stands alone,
missing the one who nurtured it
But now she is gone,
Her flowers still bloom, and the sun it still shines,...

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Thank you for the Poem - My Sister went to the Hospital - think that she was that sick - She passed away the next night - I lost five more Family members - but this was so sudden - This past...

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  • By Louise Bailey
  • Published: February 2006
Memories

I feel a warmth around me
like your presence is so near,
And I close my eyes to visualize
your face when you were here,...

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My sons father, was murdered on 11-28-12 I was a witness to his murder he was shot I stood by his side till his last breath. I miss him so much and wish I never saw what I did see but I'm...

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  • By Michelle Williams
  • Published: June 2008
I Miss You Grandma

I think about you all the time,
And every day it hurts to cry.
So much has happened in my life,
I'm not sure how hard to try....

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I liked this story though it was sad. I lost my grandma in 2013 it is was and still is the hardest thing to go through I miss her so much but I know she is in a better place and she IS home.

Friend Is An Angel Poem
You're My Star, My Dear

The beam shines down,
The rays so bright,
The stars come forward,
At the dead of night....

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I love this poem! It has such a special meaning to me. I lost my ex-husband who was also my dear friend 16 years ago this coming April and ever since he died, I feel him near me. I know...

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Loving Memories Of A Father
  • By Nichole
  • Published: November 2007
Daddy

Your hands so warm
your voice so clear
I still remember your laughter
like yesterday had never gone...

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Thinking About Dad and Remembering How Special He Was
  • By Jayne Wallislush
  • Published: May 2011
Dad

Each day I wake to start a day that's normal as can be.
Some cooking, cleaning, paperwork, as busy as a bee.

But everyday the thoughts of you that buzz around my head distract me from this busy life and I stop to think instead....

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I'm so sorry for your loss I lost my father 6 years ago on the 29 of December which was 9 days after my 7 birthday. We don't know how he died but one thing we do now was that he loved us dearly.

  • By Melinda K. Hayes
  • Published: February 2006
Love You Brother

JIMMY JIMMY COCOA POP
Let me see your smile.
We'll run down to the fallen pine
and play for just a while....

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My name is Tiffaney and I lost my brother/Twin on Dec 12th, 2005. Worst day of my life.
My brother, a true best friend, role model, awesome uncle and so much more went out to help my...

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