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 87
    • Shares 148052
    • Favorited 243
    • Votes 12776
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 117813
    • Favorited 389
    • Votes 13959
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 12283
    • Favorited 159
    • Votes 3317
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8241
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 1530
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 8362
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 1216
    • Rating
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  7. 6 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 6473
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1459
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4043
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1823
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 15947
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1296
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  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2206
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1352
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4693
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1454
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 195
    • Shares 7457
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 3655
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 9119
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 2657
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 15351
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 2004
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 6760
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 3145
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 11781
    • Favorited 132
    • Votes 3554
    • Rating
  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4091
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1819
    • Rating
  19. 17 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 6964
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1399
    • Rating
  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 33068
    • Favorited 175
    • Votes 2581
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12831
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1794
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3536
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 3327
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5122
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1838
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5412
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3591
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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 7268
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 4860
    • Rating
  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 5642
    • Favorited 148
    • Votes 5141
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8099
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 4217
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  28. 26 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8690
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 6611
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  29. 27 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 5838
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1092
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  30. 28 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5058
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2020
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  31. 29 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3287
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1184
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  32. 30 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 8201
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1539
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  33. 31 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4280
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2420
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  34. 32 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2966
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 853
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4037
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 3219
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  36. 34 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 5738
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 1161
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7088
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3404
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2075
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 3024
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  39. 37 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7049
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2191
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  40. 38 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3448
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3586
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  41. 39 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3344
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2818
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  42. 40 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4512
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 5548
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  43. 41 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 7674
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 2904
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  44. 42 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7289
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4038
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2639
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 896
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  46. 44 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1116
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 718
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1611
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 469
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 8293
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1163
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  49. 47 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 2559
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1525
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  50. 48 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 4621
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1311
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  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1140
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 474
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  52. 50 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4036
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 941
    • Rating
  53. 51 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5205
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1623
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  54. 52 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3151
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1839
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  55. 53 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7480
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1653
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  56. 54 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4287
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1741
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 2519
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2258
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  58. 56 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3850
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 4082
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  59. 57 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 4641
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2631
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  60. 58 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4793
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1888
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  61. 59 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3729
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2085
    • Rating
  62. 60 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1790
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1723
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  63. 61 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 313
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 64
    • Rating
  64. 62 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1233
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 292
    • Rating
  65. 63 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 252
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 64
    • Rating
  66. 64 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1335
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 268
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  67. 65 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2285
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 307
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  68. 66 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1966
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 536
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  69. 67 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2786
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 746
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  70. 68 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1131
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 199
    • Rating
  71. 69 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1620
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 277
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  72. 70 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 630
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 202
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  73. 71 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2596
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 328
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  74. 72 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1953
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 453
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  75. 73 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1271
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 238
    • Rating
  76. 74 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 597
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 180
    • Rating
  77. 75 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 264
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 92
    • Rating
  78. 76 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 387
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 58
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  79. 77 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1133
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 227
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  80. 78 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1190
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 243
    • Rating
  81. 79 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1989
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 550
    • Rating
  82. 80 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2322
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1335
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  83. 81 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 7567
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1331
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  84. 82 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3637
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 961
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  85. 83 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1152
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 494
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  86. 84 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5443
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 936
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  87. 85 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3324
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1554
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  88. 86 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6315
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1533
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  89. 87 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5940
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1201
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  90. 88 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1025
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 862
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  91. 89 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7803
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1034
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  92. 90 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2396
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 818
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  93. 91 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2758
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1769
    • Rating
  94. 92 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5224
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 787
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  95. 93 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6100
    • Favorited 210
    • Votes 2474
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  96. 94 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 5818
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2550
    • Rating
  97. 95 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3143
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 3156
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  98. 96 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 5114
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 4267
    • Rating
  99. 97 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5720
    • Favorited 130
    • Votes 7864
    • Rating
  100. 98 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 3411
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3687
    • Rating
  101. 99 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1435
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1187
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  102. 100 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 430
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1893
    • Rating

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