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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Letter From God After Death Of Son
  • By Colleen Mclean
  • Published: April 16, 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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I was very touched by this poem I had no idea words of comfort were titled in such dialogue. I lost my only child (son) on June 26, 2012. Jermar drowned while visiting family. My entire...

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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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My son was shot 5 times at the Shell gas station on the morning of November 14, 2014. Life has never been the same! He was 21 and he was my best friend and he had just dropped his 5 yr old...

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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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My son died on the 8th of August 2014 from SADs he was 39years old. I copied this poem onto his birthday card it says all that I want to say. I didn't have chance to say good bye and to tell...

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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.

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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Maureen,
My deepest empathy. I am so saddened to read about the loss of your sweet Aaron. I lost my son Steven 4 months shy of his 18th birthday to AML leukemia only 6 weeks after...

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

Poetry Quote

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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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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Thanks so much for sharing. I asked the same questions. Why did my athletic high school junior have to die.
He was always healthy, and so physically strong. I buried him August...

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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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