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 9517
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1785
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  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 183804
    • Favorited 290
    • Votes 15376
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  3. 3 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 146552
    • Favorited 454
    • Votes 16167
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  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 14263
    • Favorited 190
    • Votes 3625
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  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 10511
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1524
    • 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 7552
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1646
    • Rating
  8. 7 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 22651
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1868
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5112
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1985
    • Rating
  10. 9 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 5583
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1622
    • Rating
  11. 10 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3157
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 1477
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 201
    • Shares 8589
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3948
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 10437
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 2788
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 17534
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 2194
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 7557
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 3260
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 13122
    • Favorited 145
    • Votes 3710
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 4759
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1909
    • 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 8204
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1507
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  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 38133
    • Favorited 189
    • Votes 2858
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  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 14692
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 1914
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  22. 20 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8224
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 5000
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  23. 21 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 6577
    • Favorited 159
    • Votes 5302
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  24. 22 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 93
    • Shares 6815
    • Favorited 147
    • Votes 8058
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  25. 23 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9122
    • Favorited 140
    • Votes 4339
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  26. 24 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 73
    • Shares 7173
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1334
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  27. 25 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3586
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1277
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  28. 26 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 9330
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 1672
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  29. 27 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4745
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 2467
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  30. 28 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3931
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 3379
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  31. 29 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6147
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 3861
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  32. 30 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7776
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 3483
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  33. 31 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2418
    • Favorited 147
    • Votes 3081
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  34. 32 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 8192
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2293
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  35. 33 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 3863
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 3706
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  36. 34 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9339
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 6749
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  37. 35 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3537
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 2839
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  38. 36 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5101
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 5649
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  39. 37 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 9022
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 3237
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  40. 38 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7626
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4190
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  41. 39 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5598
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 2135
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  42. 40 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 3060
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 986
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  43. 41 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1292
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 749
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  44. 42 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1870
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 503
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  45. 43 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 9762
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1348
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  46. 44 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 5436
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1431
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  47. 45 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 2938
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1617
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  48. 46 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4540
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 989
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  49. 47 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 174
    • Shares 4554
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3406
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  50. 48 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 5768
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1918
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  51. 49 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 9417
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1678
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  52. 50 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7029
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 1407
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  53. 51 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4106
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1942
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  54. 52 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8324
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1769
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  55. 53 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5232
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1873
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  56. 54 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6923
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1304
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 2888
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2349
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  58. 56 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4294
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 4207
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  59. 57 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5314
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1970
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  60. 58 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5791
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2848
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  61. 59 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4064
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2127
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  62. 60 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1946
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1744
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  63. 61 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 350
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 110
    • Rating
  64. 62 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2058
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 396
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  65. 63 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 747
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 122
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  66. 64 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2771
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 362
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  67. 65 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1375
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 388
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  68. 66 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1588
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 370
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  69. 67 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 617
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 129
    • Rating
  70. 68 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2494
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 546
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  71. 69 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3148
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 805
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  72. 70 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 622
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 107
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  73. 71 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1579
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 254
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  74. 72 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 314
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 116
    • Rating
  75. 73 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2985
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 364
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  76. 74 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1955
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 338
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  77. 75 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2196
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 570
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  78. 76 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 464
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 57
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  79. 77 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1631
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 305
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  80. 78 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 827
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 223
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  81. 79 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1331
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 270
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  82. 80 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1264
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 189
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  83. 81 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1334
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 517
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  84. 82 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3226
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 904
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  85. 83 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2715
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1437
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  86. 84 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4552
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1079
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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 4015
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1663
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  88. 86 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6124
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1021
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  89. 87 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 7322
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1650
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  90. 88 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 9035
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1155
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  91. 89 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1380
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 544
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  92. 90 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1224
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 916
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  93. 91 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2773
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 859
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  94. 92 My Best Friend Natalie By Staci J. Selke

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 2369
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 1241
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  95. 93 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3156
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1824
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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 6713
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1004
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  97. 95 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6288
    • Favorited 222
    • Votes 2510
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  98. 96 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6512
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2699
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  99. 97 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3752
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 3810
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  100. 98 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1653
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 1237
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  101. 99 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3489
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 3221
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  102. 100 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 6553
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 2678
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