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 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8946
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1659
    • Rating
  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 93
    • Shares 171108
    • Favorited 276
    • Votes 14537
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  3. 3 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 57
    • Shares 135099
    • Favorited 433
    • Votes 15434
    • Rating
  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 13655
    • Favorited 183
    • Votes 3552
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  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 48
    • Shares 9754
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1432
    • 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 7203
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1587
    • Rating
  8. 7 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 20206
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1691
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4668
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1940
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2824
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1442
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5268
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1572
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 197
    • Shares 8158
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 3793
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 9940
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 2747
    • 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 16798
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 2127
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 7311
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 3231
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 12597
    • Favorited 140
    • Votes 3648
    • Rating
  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4524
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1877
    • 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 17
    • Shares 7645
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 1462
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  20. 18 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 14138
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1876
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  21. 19 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 36274
    • Favorited 181
    • Votes 2770
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  22. 20 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5568
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1897
    • Rating
  23. 21 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7895
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 4948
    • Rating
  24. 22 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 6187
    • Favorited 156
    • Votes 5243
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  25. 23 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 6311
    • Favorited 138
    • Votes 7946
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  26. 24 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8767
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 4303
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  27. 25 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 6689
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1253
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  28. 26 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3473
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1249
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  29. 27 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 8883
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 1613
    • Rating
  30. 28 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4563
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2448
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  31. 29 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3127
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 887
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  32. 30 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3791
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3366
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  33. 31 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 173
    • Shares 4396
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 3342
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  34. 32 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5950
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 3792
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  35. 33 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7580
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3461
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  36. 34 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2301
    • Favorited 139
    • Votes 3059
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  37. 35 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7871
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2262
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  38. 36 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3723
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 3670
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  39. 37 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9111
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 6705
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3467
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2834
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4930
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 5622
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 8509
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 3143
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7501
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4150
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  44. 42 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5395
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 2089
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 2927
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 960
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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 1229
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 734
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1787
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 489
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 9307
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1289
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  49. 47 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5168
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1396
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  50. 48 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 2776
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1576
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  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1260
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 507
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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 4362
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 971
    • Rating
  53. 51 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 6624
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1330
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  54. 52 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 8737
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1556
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  55. 53 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3814
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1925
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  56. 54 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8100
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1742
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  57. 55 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4920
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1829
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  58. 56 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 2757
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2315
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  59. 57 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6608
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1279
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  60. 58 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4131
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4164
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  61. 59 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5149
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1944
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  62. 60 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5428
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2795
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  63. 61 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3965
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2115
    • Rating
  64. 62 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1878
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1739
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  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1467
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 346
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  66. 64 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 232
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 89
    • Rating
  67. 65 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 637
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 104
    • Rating
  68. 66 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1798
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 355
    • Rating
  69. 67 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2627
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 349
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  70. 68 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1085
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 320
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  71. 69 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2336
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 515
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  72. 70 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 494
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  73. 71 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 3015
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 777
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  74. 72 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 532
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 94
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  75. 73 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2866
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 362
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  76. 74 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1503
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 285
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  77. 75 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1429
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 236
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  78. 76 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1832
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 319
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  79. 77 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2118
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 557
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  80. 78 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 292
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 104
    • Rating
  81. 79 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 398
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 54
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  82. 80 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1251
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 257
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  83. 81 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 745
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 207
    • Rating
  84. 82 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1187
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 175
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  85. 83 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1989
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 732
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  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2594
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1405
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  87. 85 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5475
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1645
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  88. 86 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4276
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1042
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  89. 87 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5897
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 986
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  90. 88 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3765
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1624
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  91. 89 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6970
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1613
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  92. 90 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1302
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 526
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  93. 91 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8669
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1133
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  94. 92 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1153
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 901
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  95. 93 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2648
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 843
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  96. 94 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6125
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 918
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  97. 95 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3009
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1800
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  98. 96 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6206
    • Favorited 218
    • Votes 2498
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  99. 97 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6272
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 2648
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  100. 98 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3363
    • Favorited 125
    • Votes 3197
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  101. 99 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3642
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 3765
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  102. 100 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1576
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 1222
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