Uncle Death Poems

Uncle Death Poems

Poems about the Death of an Uncle

Uncles have a special role. Not being our father, they can be a friend and a supporter in a different way than anyone else in our lives. They are both a relative and a companion; one of the few people able to be both. Whether they are crazy and weird and only seen at holidays or our fishing buddy and mentor, the loss of an uncle is a particularly hard one. Their loss, however, is filled with the years of happy memories we had, and that special connection that belongs only to uncles.

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Poem In Memory Of My Hero
  • By Nikkii Fahy
  • Published: January 2012
My Uncle

I came into this life
You held me in your arms
You kept me safe
So no one could harm...

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My uncle Robert , died in November 2014 , the week of thanksgiving. He died a hero . His tragic death was so heroic because he died saving his son , my cousin. He fell into a lake, while...

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Poem About The Passage Of Time
Missing You...

Days have passed, months came, years are on their way.
How I wish you were still here with me today.
Thoughts of you linger in my head,
Wondering how life would be if you weren't dead.

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It's so difficult to lose the people you love, especially those who have known you your whole life. May your uncle rest in peace. Commemorating the people you love in writing is one way to...

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I Miss You Uncle Poem
  • By Autumn
  • Published: December 2011
I Miss You

there's a feeling in my skin, one that I can't ignore.
I hate waking up in the morning, without you knocking on our door.
I miss the way when you smiled, you lit up the whole night sky.
I miss the way you taught me, to never at all be shy....

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Hi I really love my uncle. I was his favorite one and on April 23, 2014 he passed away. I miss him so much. I love him and he loves me. I can't wait until the day we meet(in...

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  • By Alexis F. Douros
  • Published: February 2006
Memory Eternal

That is what I will remember,
Your bravery and your love
That caring wise and watchful eye
Which now peers at us from above....

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My uncle is slowly slipping away. It is unfair, it is not right. The worst is he remains so happy, blissful even, though it's the end
he says "I love you, my beautiful girl, sing for...

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Tribute Poem To Uncle
  • By Chelsea M. Smeltzer
  • Published: February 2006
The Day God Took You

It was the shocking news that brought tears to my eyes.
And you made me remember what it was like to cry.
On that dreadful day, God decided it was your time, your time to go,
So He took your life away.

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Death finally snatched him from us. I saw him feeling better on his hospital bed days ago. The doctor said severe malaria. The last thing I saw him eat was a watermelon which I gave him. I...

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  • By Amy Angiano
  • Published: July 2010
Calling Angels

we waited as if it was an eternity,
growing up with him every single
day or every other day wishing and
hoping that he would one day get...

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This poem also relates to me in October 2011, I lost both of my maternal uncles. They were killed in Mexico, I miss them every single day even though I know that they are in a better place. I...

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Poem From Niece Who Misses Her Uncle
  • By Kendra
  • Published: June 2008
I Miss You Uncle Greg

I miss you tomorrow
I miss you today
a cry in sorrow
for they all say

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This is so touching! I lost my uncle a few months ago, he was only 18. He was so so perfect, I am in tears reading this. There isn't a day that goes by where I don't break my heart over and...

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My Uncle My Best Friend
  • By Ken
  • Published: October 2009
Tomorrow

I said see you tomorrow.
Well, I'm still waiting for tomorrow to come.
Death is like an endless problem.
There is no sum....

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Poem Read At Uncle's Funeral
  • By Jasmine
  • Published: March 26, 2015
Goodbye Uncle Phillip

we are together,
sitting down again
saying goodbye
to another friend

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  • By Mellisa Forde
  • Published: April 2009
When The It Was Tomorrow

When I saw you smiling and talking it was yesterday
When you were taken it was today
But in my heart you will always stay
Your voice, your wisdom, your speech and your right so free...

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That was touching. It brought tears sorry can't write anymore right now still in mourning. He just passed Jan 3 2013. It's beautiful.

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