Sympathy Poems

Poems on Sympathy for Loss

The ability to feel sympathy for each other is one of the most beautiful traits that we possess as humans. The human condition is one of fundamental aloneness. When we reach out and share our sympathies with another human being in pain, we are offering a great kindness to the individual in pain. He knows that he is fundamentally alone but at least he knows that others care and are trying to understand.

Poems and Words for Sympathy Cards

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Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near
Please Don't Cry

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Please don't cry
I'm not really gone
When you look out the window
I'll be standing on the lawn

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This is helping take way the pain. My daughter’s father, my ex-husband and my grandson's grandfather did on Sept. 14, 2016 after 2 weeks in hospice, and on Sept. 23, 2016 he was buried after...

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Poem About Words Meant To Comfort
  • By Ron Tranmer
  • Published: January 2015
They Say

They say I'm sorry for your loss
They say your heart will mend
They say you're in a better place,
and death is not the end.

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I can relate to your poem a lot. Words of kindness are sincere, and I know they mean well, but at the end of the day you will be reminded of the loss. I lost my mother in 2015, and everyone...

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Poem About Finishing Work On Earth
Finally Home

Although your work on earth is done
Your life in heaven has just begun.
Your struggles here were hard and long
But they're over now, you're finally home.

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I was raised mostly by my Grandmother, my Dads Mom and even though its been yrs. Since her passing I miss and think of her every single day. We were very close when I was growing up. She...

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  • By Kenya. H
  • Published: February 2010
The Loss Of A Loved One

The loss of a loved one is so hard to face,
you just want to hide,
go somewhere and escape!
But death is something

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From an outsiders point of view, I was there for my sister. But I do not think I did enough. You may not be close but you will start remembering all your childhood memories. CANCER sucks but...

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  • By Carolyn Autiello
  • Published: June 2012
A Child Never Forgotten

our heart was broken
without a warning, no words spoken
you were taken away
someone said you could not stay

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My cousin lost a grandchild and the parent failed to explain the cause of death. The only explanation is that the child went out through a gate to the street and when she came back she was...

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Poem About The Loss Of An Innocent Girl
  • By Edward
  • Published: September 2008
Ode To Caylee

Ode to Caylee
Although I've never met Caylee Anthony face to face
I pray she is in a warm safe place
Such a sweet and innocent little girl

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I have been keeping up with thiis I was looking for a poem for my husband to have read for his mom passed away. Is was so touching I wish they could read it on tv.

Poem About Hope And Faith In Eternal Life
Heaven's Light

The sun shines down upon us
and gives us warmth and light.
Then when the day has ended
it disappears from sight.

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Poem Of Comfort For Grieving
  • By Julia
  • Published: July 2013
My Angel, My Gram

Tear drops run down our faces
While our loved one takes her place
In the land of dreams and faith
She waits for the day when life will wake

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My nana died yesterday of cancer and this is really beautiful. Thank you so much. I hope you've found peace with your loss now.

Poem About Always Remembering
  • By Timothy J. Letts
  • Published: July 2011
A Mother's True Price

A single tear rolls down her cheek as she remembers.
Every thought and every memory, she remembers.
She sees his face, she feels his soul, she remembers.
She feels the pain, she lays in vain as she remembers.

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  • By Rebecca Qualls
  • Published: December 2011
It Will Be Ok, Mom

My heart is hurting for you, Mom
Because Daddy had to go
I know you feel like your love is gone
But I just want you to know

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Today on December 8th, at 4:45 I have lost two of my older brothers. they were 21 and 25. They died in a car crash. I miss them so much. they names was Malikhai and Machela.

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