In Memory Poems

Poems In Memory of Loved Ones

Memories of our family and childhood are what shape our personality and who we are. Whether we like it or not, our personality is formed by our parents, brothers, sisters, and the environment that we grew up in. For some interacting with their family feels like more bother than it is worth. They cut off ties with their families and make up pseudo families made up of chosen friends. This is OK as long as we realize that our past continues to affect who we are. We can only grow as people when we choose to confront our past. Only then can we move forward in our lives.

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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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This month has been rough for me in 2008 in this month, on the first day of June my cousin died in …

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  • by Louise Bailey
  • Published: Feb 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 …

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  • by Melinda K. Hayes
  • Published: Feb 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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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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My sister passed away a week ago and I was trying to find a poem for her since she did garden …

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Friend Is An Angel Poem
  • by Alex
  • Published: Jul 2011
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 …

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Poem In Memory Of Twin I Never Met
  • by Jess G
  • Published: Dec 2012
His Decision

Twins always are a joy,
One little girl and one bouncing boy.

Our parents were so cheerful and gay,…

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  • 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.

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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 …

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  • by Gwyneth F. Poole
  • Published: Feb 2006
My Father, The Trainer

The man's name was Dick, he had no other.
He came at a time when names were no bother.
He was born one of many, maybe lost in the crowd,
His mother died young, he cried so loud.…

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Poem About Suicide and Grief
  • by C Cuthbert
  • Published: 4/9/2014
Braveheart

Aching hearts,
Endless wars,
Brave-heart warriors and falling stars.
They shine so bright blinding our eyes, …

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  • by Leah Hendrie
  • Published: Feb 2008
In Memory Of My Dad

If I could write a story
It would be the greatest ever told
Of a kind and loving father
Who had a heart of gold…

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I lost my Dad on September 28, 2012 to heart failure, he was a young 82 years old. He was getting a …

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