Grief On Christmas

Sad Poems About Missing Loved Ones During The Holidays

11 Sad Poems About Missing Loved Ones During The Holidays

For many people, the holidays are a difficult time due to grieving the loss of a loved one, whether it be from death or separation due to distance or strained relationships.
Poems about remembering lost loved ones during Christmas.

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  1. My Wish For This Christmas

    Christmas Wishes And Loss Of Loved Ones

    in Christmas Poems

    Christmas is a happy time for friends and family,
    The children are excited as they unwrap presents around the tree.

    Carols are sung and lights twinkle in the night.

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    My Granny has just passed away, but I thought of her more like a mother - we were really close. I have been dreading Christmas because it just makes me miss her more. This poem touched my...

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  3. Ode To A Holiday

    • By Mark Weismantel
    • Published: December 22, 2018
    The Meaning Of A Holiday From Different Viewpoints

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    Upon us now is that time of year again
    When we think a lot about our family and friends.

    The days are short and the nights are cold,

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  4. Two Christmas Blessings From Above!

    Loss, Grief, Blessings And Miracles

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    Once upon a Christmas time, not very long ago,
    was a loving family that lost all Christmas glow.
    Tears of sadness filled the air; no more merriment or cheer.
    Loss and grief of loved ones gone, so hard to bear and carry on,

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  6. Christmas Past, Present And Future

    Remembering A Loved One At Christmas

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    Christmas Past, Present & Future....

    Present

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  7. First Christmas Without You

    Poem About Missing Dad On Christmas

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    The nights are long and cold; the sun is hardly around.
    Christmas time is approaching, and snow will soon cover the ground.
    Trees and lights are twinkling; stockings are being hung.
    The Christmas spirit is all around as carols are being sung.

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    I lost my Daddy July 1st of this year (2018). We, as a family, do not really know how to do Christmas this year. Do we stay with tradition or do we try something different? The thought of not...

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  8. Christmas Memories

    Grief On Christmas Without Loved Ones

    in Christmas Poems

    ‚ÄčIt's such a warming Feeling
    Being surrounded by Christmas
    Expectation fills the Air.
    The sparkle the Glitter

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  10. My Christmas Wish

    • By Karen
    • Published: November 2007
    Poem About Wanting Our House To Be Filled With Love

    in Christmas Poems

    Dear Santa,

    Christmas is coming and I know I should be glad,
    But to tell the real truth, I am really, really sad.

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  11. Baby, I Miss You Most At Christmastime

    • By Frankie J. Rivera
    • Published: December 2014
    Poem About Missing Loved Ones At Holidays

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    Driftin' on a dream...

    Sitting here, I gaze out the window,
    Fading away...

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  12. A Search This Christmas

    • By Leslie C. Boren
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About Grief At Christmas

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    Christmas looms near.
    People pass by,
    singing and smiling,
    and giving good cheer.

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  13. When Christmas Is Blue

    Poem About Wanting To Be With Family For Christmas

    in Christmas Poems

    Seated comfortably, fulfilled yet not
    Emptiness resides within
    The reasons are clear
    Comfortable yet missing a lot

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  14. December 23rd

    Missing Lost Loved Ones At Christmas

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    Today, December 23rd, another Christmas nears.
    I try to keep tradition up while holding back my tears.

    I know I have been blessed for all the many years

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