Wife Death Poems

Poetry for the Loss of a Wife

When we take our vows and say, "until death do we part," we are lying to ourselves. Death only brings a physical departure. A marriage and the bond between a husband and wife make two people into one. That means that even when we lose a wife, we are still left with that special love that burns inside and never dies. That internal love burns on even if our wife is no longer with us. Clinging to that love inside of us, even if it can never be physically expressed, should carry us and sustain us in her passing.

Poems Honoring A Deceased Wife

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Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices
  • By David John Love
  • Published: March 2015
Reflections

Remember all those happy days, those times she called our own
In all those well-loved places where you now grieve alone.
And those small endearing gestures, which you thought you knew so well,
Are fading, as time passes, with her words, her kiss, her smell.

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So touching. Nicely worded. Simple and real feelings expressed. Kudos.

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  • By Marty Pijanowski
  • Published: October 2009
One Last Kiss

I have fought the feelings
And emotions inside
That fills and empties me,
Like a fast rolling tide.

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I was very touched by the poem. Last week I lost my beloved wife due to ovarian cancer. She was just 38. She left behind two sons. Rest in peace, dear Deepa. I will love all my life.

Poem About Missing Wife On Valentine's Day
Happy Valentine's Day, Babe

Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries are hard,
But Valentine's Day seems the hardest of all.
Christmas I celebrate with all I hold dear,
Though your absence is felt through all of the cheer.

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My mother died 6 months ago. As a son, and as an actor it has been extremely difficult processing my feelings. I've been on a movie for the past few days playing a new father who...

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Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife
  • By Colin Jarratt
  • Published: December 2008
The Leaving

Is it truly selfish to want you back again?
I could not calm your mind, I could not ease your pain;
I thought my love would be enough to keep you here with me;
But now I know that was never going to be.

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My wife Susan suddenly died during the early morning of January 28, 2016. She is the second wife that death has taken from me. The first to cancer, the 2nd to heart failure. I was married to...

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Poem About Not Fearing Death
  • By Brad Higgins
  • Published: April 2014
My Bride

When I had you I was afraid to die.
Now that you're gone, death is my friend; he is by my side.
If he takes me today, I will go with a smile.
Let others cope and heal for awhile.

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Sorry to read about your wife. My own wife passed away in June, also from cancer. I also do not fear death. Someone told me that my wife is just on down the road in front of me, and I take...

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Poem About A Husband's Only Love
  • By James Johnson
  • Published: July 2011
She

I found my lady dying
Lying across our bed
I pulled her to me gently
And kissed her sweet forehead

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Poem Remembering Great Times Together
  • By Ron Heath
  • Published: July 2013
Miss You On Your Birthday

Dear Stacy,

All I ever wanted in this life
Was for you to be my beautiful wife.

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Poem About Wife Dying From Breast Cancer
  • By Kevin T Pearson
  • Published: May 2012
Pink Ribbon

They said time would ease the pain.
Every day I still feel the same.
I wake every morning reaching for you,
My pillow soaked with my tears like the morning dew.

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I lost my wife two months ago to cancer. Today on New Year's Eve I feel alone and lonely. I ask myself why couldn't God make us go together. We should have that choice especially people my...

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Wife Dies Of M.S.
  • By Robert Powell
  • Published: July 2011
Gillian

As I stand gazing out my window, I recall
your Father telling me you won't be with us long.
The trees were beautiful, their leaves the many colours of fall, some lay already on the ground, I remember our song.

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When Will The Hurt Stop? Poem
  • By Anthony Holbrook
  • Published: December 2011
Today

They say time heals all
Is today the day the hurt begins to fall

They say that it will get better and time will ease the pain;

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