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 About My 23 Year Old Son That Died In A Crash
  • By Angela D. Ebanks
  • Published: January 2, 2017
My Green-Eyed Soldier Boy

Cherubic cheeked, an explosion of curls
Even as a toddler, you had all the girls
Milk teeth so perfect, like tiny white pearls -
My green-eyed soldier boy.

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Poem About Missing Son
For The Need Of You

I need you to touch,
I need you to see,
I need you so much,
I need you with me.

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My heart goes out to both of you and your families. My little man has now been with the angels for the past 26 months. The missing never goes away. The pain I am hoping will ease eventually....

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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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September 20th, 2015, at 11:38pm, the San Joaquin Sheriff initiated a high speed police pursuit on a suspected drunk driver. Two miles into it, the driver lost control and rolled multiple...

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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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Dear Sherise, your submission touched me. Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your son. Truly, I know your pain. I am right now packing a bag to travel from Michigan to Las...

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Never Forget Your Child
  • By Carol Cooper
  • Published: September 24, 2016
A Letter To Brian

Dear Brian,

Can you see me when I cry?
Do you know when I will die?

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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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We lost our son in a car accident on the Dec. 21, 1995, He was 21 years old and on his way back home from university for Christmas vacation. He will always be missed. It is so hard,...

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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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My Son too was killed this yr at 16yrs old. I miss him tremendously. This has devastated our family, friends & community. I wonder if life's worth living anymore. I'm so angry. Someone...

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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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In June 2016, I lost my beloved sister. She was so precious. It's so hard to believe that she's gone forever. May her soul rest in peace. I love you, my dearest sister.

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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Oh, how I understand this post. My son died only 7 months ago in similar circumstances. I was having problems with my marriage before, possibly because of my son's addiction, but now he has...

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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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We, too, had that dreaded knock on the door yesterday, only to be told that our beloved 43 year old son was dead. We are broken and can't be fixed.

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