Death Moving On Poems

Poems about Moving On after Death

Research has shown that people live longer when they are surrounded by people they love. We are beings that thrive in community and it is not healthy to deny ourselves human contact. For people that live alone, even a pet has been shown to increase the lifespan for as much as five to seven years. Those of us that have blessed with family have been given a gift. They can join you in time of celebration and also in times of tragedy. Having a family to support you as you go through life is of monumental importance.

Poems About Letting Go of the Deceased

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How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day

If I could have just one more day and
wishes did come true,
I'd spend every glorious moment
side by side with you....

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I lost my son a week and a half ago. I'm still so lost. I don't know how to feel, what to do, or what to say. He left behind 2 beautiful little girls himself. I pray for peace to overflow...

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  • By Cjr1217
  • Published: August 2010
My Angel

I wake up in the morning
And I look up to the sky
I wonder why he took you
before I said good-bye ...

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I am almost 21 I lost my dad when I was almost 20 and my dad was banging on my bedroom door asking me to come out in the living room cause his chest hurt and I could see he wasn't acting...

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Poem Celebrating The Life of A Brother
  • By Steve Mason
  • Published: August 2012
Brothers

From the depths of my heart, come the words of a brother,
where our souls and our minds, are like that of no other.
The spirit of competition, will always be there,
in the look of our eyes, and the glance of our stare....

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  • By Sara Manis
  • Published: March 2011
Angels In The Stars

God saw I was getting tired
as he put his arms around me
as he whispered come with me
...

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I was touched by poem. I miss my brothers, father, grandfather, grandma, niece and too many to mention.

Poem About Losing A Father
In Our Hearts

We thought of you with love today,
But that is nothing new.
We thought about you yesterday
And days before that, too.

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I lost an uncle, a grandfather, an aunt, too many friends' parents to count, and I have become immune to it. When I hear of another passing, I look torn up and destroyed on the outside, but...

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Life Without Daddy
  • By Sara
  • Published: December 2007
Daddy Are You There?

Daddy, is that you, in that coffin fast asleep?
Is that you daddy?
The same person that made mummy weep?
Why are they lowering you into the ground?...

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Hi. I lost my dad yesterday. He was only 53 years old, but he was already very sick. It hurts because we're only girls, and we don't know how to be without him. On his last days he was in a...

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  • By Crystal Baptiste
  • Published: May 2010
Letter From Heaven

Hey everybody,
I hope this doesn't reach you too late.
I don't want you to worry,
Because life up here is great....

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Thank you for sharing this, it helped me. I was a daddy's girl and I lost my daddy in 2014 and I'm still having a problem dealing with letting him go, but reading this helps me. Thank you so...

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With You After Death Poem
  • By Katie
  • Published: April 2014
Everything Happens For A Reason

Picture

Words left unwritten
A box with a lock unfound
If only you were here, safe and sound
...

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In 1974, my husband of 6 1/2 years and father of our two sons, aged 22 months and 4 years, committed suicide. He placed a 38 pistol in his mouth and pulled the trigger. Our sons were...

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Moving On With Life After Friend's Death
  • By Maria Kraus
  • Published: June 2014
To Heaven's Gates

To heaven's gates
we wish to fly
out of this world
across the sky

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In Heaven There Are Many Mansions
  • By Justin
  • Published: May 2010
Little House

In heaven there are many mansions
Each and everyone is sparkling new
But I don't need a great big mansion
Just a little house will do,...

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Thank you for writing and sharing this. My father, my hero, is almost finished his Earthly life. I am assisting my family in planning his funeral and, among other things, I have been tasked...

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