Death Poems

Heartfelt Poems on Losing Family, Friends and Loved Ones

Death Poems contains many of our most read and commented on poems. Great suffering, such as when a loved one dies, drives us to find release and comfort through connecting with others who have experienced what we are going through. Just reading the stories and poems shared by people crazed by a similar grief to ours, can somehow actualize our feelings and bring solace to our grieving souls. It is our sincere hope that you find this comfort which you need.
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100 Most Popular Death Poems

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  1. 1 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 103
    • Shares 226577
    • Favorited 330
    • Votes 18509
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  2. 2 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 10451
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 1990
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  3. 3 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 153586
    • Favorited 486
    • Votes 16897
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  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 15512
    • Favorited 212
    • Votes 3770
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 12053
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 1691
    • Rating
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  7. 6 A Child Of Mine By Edgar A. Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 11642
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 2084
    • Rating
  8. 7 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Surviving The Unsurvivable: Journey Through Grief Poem

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 8270
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 1752
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 28592
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 2322
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  10. 9 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5904
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2105
    • Rating
  11. 10 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3809
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1573
    • Rating
  12. 11 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 5978
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1670
    • Rating
  13. 12 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4038
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1935
    • Rating
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  15. 13 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25-Year-Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 204
    • Shares 9625
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 4153
    • Rating
  16. 14 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 11403
    • Favorited 125
    • Votes 2891
    • Rating
  17. 15 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 19061
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 2338
    • Rating
  18. 16 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 7981
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3317
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  19. 17 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 14235
    • Favorited 155
    • Votes 3781
    • Rating
  20. 18 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 5049
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1946
    • Rating
  21. 19 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 10392
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 1772
    • Rating
  22. 20 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J. Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 8988
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 1559
    • Rating
  23. 21 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 41589
    • Favorited 197
    • Votes 3010
    • Rating
  24. 22 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 15931
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 1995
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  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8830
    • Favorited 137
    • Votes 5095
    • Rating
  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 7611
    • Favorited 171
    • Votes 5457
    • Rating
  27. 25 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 7530
    • Favorited 155
    • Votes 8122
    • Rating
  28. 26 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9920
    • Favorited 150
    • Votes 4433
    • Rating
  29. 27 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 77
    • Shares 8089
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1484
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  30. 28 I Miss You By Laura. B

    Grandfather's Death

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5440
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 4230
    • Rating
  31. 29 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 10535
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1437
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  32. 30 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 3951
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1363
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  33. 31 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5113
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 2492
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  34. 32 My Dad, My Angel By Jamie A. Cirello

    Missing My Dad Poem

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 103
    • Shares 4691
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2707
    • Rating
  35. 33 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 8136
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 3513
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  36. 34 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 9050
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2376
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2903
    • Favorited 158
    • Votes 3159
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  38. 36 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9747
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 6805
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  39. 37 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5521
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 5730
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  40. 38 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 10876
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 3527
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7841
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4264
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  42. 40 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5963
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 2205
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  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Grieving For Daughter With Love, Remembrance Poem

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 48
    • Shares 3468
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 1085
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  44. 42 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1415
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 772
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  45. 43 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1998
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 525
    • Rating
  46. 44 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing My Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1636
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 860
    • Rating
  47. 45 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 6055
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1523
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 3245
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1675
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  49. 47 The Gift Of Life By Marni Fults

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 699
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1150
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  50. 48 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 5052
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 1036
    • Rating
  51. 49 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 4222
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 3413
    • Rating
  52. 50 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 6228
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1965
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  53. 51 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 178
    • Shares 4940
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 3509
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  54. 52 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6403
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 3925
    • Rating
  55. 53 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Poem About Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7972
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1597
    • Rating
  56. 54 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4638
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1966
    • Rating
  57. 55 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 4237
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 3796
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  58. 56 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4745
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1769
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  59. 57 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5714
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1941
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  60. 58 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3703
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 2871
    • Rating
  61. 59 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 175
    • Shares 3201
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2429
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  62. 60 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 7639
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1402
    • Rating
  63. 61 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 4504
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 4248
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  64. 62 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 6378
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2976
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  65. 63 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5627
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 2006
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  66. 64 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4233
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2159
    • Rating
  67. 65 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2096
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1773
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  68. 66 November's Butterfly By Whiskurz

    Tribute Poem To A Beloved Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 134
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 34
    • Rating
  69. 67 When Tomorrow Starts Without Me By David Romano

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 6222
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 342
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  70. 68 For My Little One By Cm

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 3061
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 404
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  71. 69 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1980
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 520
    • Rating
  72. 70 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife Poem

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 886
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 140
    • Rating
  73. 71 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 816
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 155
    • Rating
  74. 72 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1836
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 426
    • Rating
  75. 73 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1898
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 300
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  76. 74 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2275
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 427
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  77. 75 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 915
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 144
    • Rating
  78. 76 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3486
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 839
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  79. 77 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2833
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 598
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  80. 78 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2163
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 367
    • Rating
  81. 79 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1863
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 360
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  82. 80 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 941
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 261
    • Rating
  83. 81 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3246
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 389
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  84. 82 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 560
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 139
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  85. 83 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1508
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 299
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  86. 84 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2394
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 606
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  87. 85 Grandpa By Lisa D. Jessie

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 356
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 123
    • Rating
  88. 86 Our Song By Jodi M. Kucera

    The Loss Of A Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1215
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 276
    • Rating
  89. 87 Broken By Veronica Mcmickle And Nada Hottinger

    Poem About Loss And The Struggle To Move On

    in Death Of Partner Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 168
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 19
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  90. 88 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1424
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 202
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  91. 89 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1500
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 549
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  92. 90 An Unfinished Life By Madi N Mikala's Mom

    Poem Not Understanding Why Son Was Taken

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 397
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 478
    • Rating
  93. 91 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3401
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 931
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  94. 92 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2919
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1493
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  95. 93 Together Yet Apart By Kyra Lee

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 762
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 779
    • Rating
  96. 94 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5198
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1164
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  97. 95 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6590
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1095
    • Rating
  98. 96 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 7948
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1735
    • Rating
  99. 97 The Celebration Of Your Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 10875
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1304
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  100. 98 Poem For Nana By Sarah Vine

    A Poetic Tribute To Grandma

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 1864
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1246
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  101. 99 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1558
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 573
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  102. 100 Rest, Our Dear Cousin By Michelle Alexander

    Tribute To Cousin Who Passed Away

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 4123
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1953
    • Rating

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