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 graced with this poem the morning of my sons funeral. I had cried for the days following his death, asking God why? We all knew that my son Shawn would not live to be an old man. At one...

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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
  • By Deborah Robinson
  • Published: February 2011
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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I feel every word you are saying I also lost my 28 year old son in a car accident .. my whole life is meaningless and empty . Everyday is a constant battle to get up and do a day ..

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.

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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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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 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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My condolences to all of the parents whom lost a precious child. There's no words for the pain and emptiness that's felt from the loss of someone so dear to our hearts. Here's my story:

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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 About Son's Death Touching The Lives Of Others
David, We Miss You!

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In your life you touched so many.
In your death many lives were changed.
You were an amazing young man.
Without you here, our lives will never be the same.

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...Our boys had become two very amazing people in the short time they had here on this planet. And I guess, they have been called upon for higher purposes. I am grateful for my part in my...

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