Son Death Poems

Death Of A Son Poems

One of the most tragic and traumatic losses life can deal out to a person is the death of a son. The death of a son means the loss of more than just a precious life. It represents the loss of future experiences and future hopes. No parent is prepared for the loss of a child, and when it happens, their world is changed forever. The grief, guilt, and anguish felt are acute and lasting. Parents can find comfort in knowing that their grief and mourning are normal and that many other parents have lived through similar tragedies

Sad Poems About The Death Of A Son

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Poem Grieving Over Loss
One Year Less

There is no word, no label, no identifying moniker,
I am not a widow, not an orphan, not childless,
But one child less.
One less open laugh and little boy giggle,

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I lost my son a little over 2 months ago. There is nothing that compares to losing a son. I don't know how to handle it. I am raising my grandson which helps but I lost my best friend and I...

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Letter From God After Death Of Son
  • By Colleen Mclean
  • Published: April 2015
When God Comforted Me

From heaven he was delivered
As a baby unto you,
When God said to me softly
I'm trusting you to do

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My son died on June 13, 2015 while on a canoeing trip with friends at Buffalo River here in Tennessee. William Harris was his name. He was a fun loving person. He drowned at the tender age of...

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Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son
A Picture Of You

I only have a picture now,
A frozen piece of time,
To remind me of how it was,
When you were here, and mine....

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To Joanne and others who lost their child. I am so sorry for your loss. I feel your pain. Although my precious son was only 2, he also died of a sudden death on July 30th 1993 on a camping...

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Poem About Life Continuing After Death Of Son
Life Goes On

It's true what they say, when a child is born,
a mother's heart is no longer her own,
It runs and skips and giggles and grins,
And crawls in her lap, for a kiss on the chin,...

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Dear Mz. Harper.

I too lost my son on March 19, 2015. John was only 37 years old. He went quickly and suddenly.
Sincerely, Deb Cobb.

Poem For Nephew's Funeral
  • By Kily Dunbar
  • Published: April 2009
A Tribute To Tyrone

Picture

No words I write could ever say
How sad and empty I feel today
The Angels came for you
Much sooner than I planned...

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My nephew was recently stabbed to death and I still don't know how to get over this. His father was also stabbed but my brother pulled through. One of my other brothers were killed too,...

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Bereaved Mother And Grandparent Poem
  • By Tina Pielstick
  • Published: December 2010
All I Know Is

All I know is.... I will always miss my Nick and long for him.
All I know is.... one minute I'm together and the next I'm falling apart.
All I know is.... my heart hurts all the time and it has never felt whole since the day he died.
All I know is.... the tears won't stop filling up my eyes, soaking my pillows or staining my face. ...

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How my heart goes out to you all. I lost my beloved son Patrick on October 31, 2010, to an accidental drugs overdose, and I miss him so so much. He was my son, my friend, my life, and every...

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Poem Recalling Night Of Son's Death
  • By Charles Vince
  • Published: August 2012
A Life Lost

Our Son isn't home, where could he be.
It's after midnight, and the doorbell rings.
Who could be calling, he has a key.
A man in uniform, we see him through the glass....

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I know how you feel...i just had to put down my dog today. I had him for 15yrs...so sad

Poem Asking God To Care For Son In Heaven
  • By Savannah Denvir
  • Published: January 2008
Just Baby Sitting

Dear God,
This is just a little letter for you, because we have an agreement.
You are to babysit my little boy for us until we come to see him,
I only ask these few things from you,...

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Yes, because I lost a baby boy on 9/12/13 he was stillborn. I cry single day, week and month that goes by. Asking myself why god my precious little angel away from me. His name is XAVIER...

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Poem From A Grieving Father
  • By Lawrence J. Bach
  • Published: July 2013
Leaving Tears

The mourning, misty oak leaves weep
Warm dew drops falling from them sweep
Across cold stones in salty streams
Spent tears for Steven's broken dreams ...

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I lost my son in May 2011. He was a very kind and sweet boy. He used to sing karaoke and dedicate songs to me while singing. I remember a song he did where he said this is to my sweet mom....

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