Mourning Poems

Mourning Poems

From ancient times, mankind has mourned its losses. Every culture has its way of expressing grief. There is even evidence that animals express grief and mourn for those that are no longer with them. It is a sad fact that many people choose not to set aside time to mourn the death of a loved one. This is unfortunate because mourning is necessary for the mental health of the living and it is also a way of paying respect to the dead.

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Mourning Poetry 1-10 of 24

  • by Vivien Hodgkinson
  • Published: May 2008
Miss You So

Today I gave you roses
I gave you thirty three,
one red rose for every year
that you shared with me.…

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  • Stories 7
  • Emailed 27
  • Votes 360
  • Rating: 4.53
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My husband has passed away with cancer and we have been together 33 years. I was looking for a poem …

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Poem Asking God Why
Taken From Me

I'm sitting here in my room, looking at your picture.
Wondering why you couldn't be a part of my future.
Uncontrollable tears stream down my face,
while my heart beat starts to race.…

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  • Emailed 317
  • Votes 1559
  • Rating: 4.5
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My 15 year old son were murdered brutally (beheaded) today 17 October 2013. I'm a single mother and …

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Death Of Grandpa
  • by Victoria Jones
  • Published: May 2008
To My Grandpa

Who would have thought you would go so soon.
With you being gone, my life is so gloom.
I hate the fact you've gone away, but in my
Heart, I know you'll stay. …

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 104
  • Rating: 4.5
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I'm sorry for your loss! My Pawpaw passed away Jan. 6, 2012, unexpectedly! It was a shock, because …

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To My Fiancee Who Was Murdered
  • by Annemarie Castle
  • Published: Jun 2008
Why You?

as each day passes
I sit and wonder why?
why you were taken
without a chance to say goodbye…

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  • Stories 9
  • Emailed 43
  • Votes 247
  • Rating: 4.49
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I am so sorry for your loss and I will pray every night for you and your son :( I loved the poem I …

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A Poem For A Memorial Scrapbook
  • by Sharon Henry
  • Published: May 2009
Dear Little Howie

Your Dad is your angel
gone to Heaven above.
His wings now surround you
with protection and love.…

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  • Votes 45
  • Rating: 4.49
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My daddy passed away aged 15 years just two days before I was born (13th July 1996) so I never got …

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If Heaven Had A Window

If heaven had a window and God granted me a view,
of all the beauty it beholds I'd only look for you.
I'd listen for your laughter that was always music to me,…

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  • Stories 2
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  • Votes 249
  • Rating: 4.47
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I've lost my partner. We had two beautiful girls I really liked your poem and I do wish heaven had …

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  • by Dee
  • Published: Apr 2009
When Will We Be Together Again?

Someday soon, I'll once again feel the softness of your skin.
I'll see your beautiful brown eyes, again someday soon.
The sound of your voice will be like music to my ears,…

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  • Emailed 11
  • Votes 79
  • Rating: 4.47
Mother Sick And Wants To Die
  • by Phyllis Roberts
  • Published: Feb 2008
Monsters

You were tired, I saw it in your face.
The end was coming at a fast pace.
But, how I wanted you to stay...
In time, I came to understand,…

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  • Stories 13
  • Emailed 43
  • Votes 246
  • Rating: 4.46
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My partner and soulmate passed after a short illness of just 7 weeks, no time for my head to …

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  • by April Lovelady
  • Published: Mar 2009
Respects To Love

Oh darling, my sweet darling,
today, we left the base.
I'm sad and I am lonely
and I ache to see your face. …

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  • Emailed 16
  • Votes 89
  • Rating: 4.46
The Locket

I have a special locket that rest above my heart,
it holds your beautiful pictures while we must be apart.
It's my hope that you're still with me no matter come what may,…

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  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 72
  • Rating: 4.44
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I loved this poem it made me think of my husband as I had a locket after his passing with his …

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