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 Loved Death Poems

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

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 186240
    • Favorited 309
    • Votes 12152
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 141368
    • Favorited 474
    • Votes 11692
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 13648
    • Favorited 204
    • Votes 1568
    • Rating
  4. 4 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 10749
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1514
    • Rating
  5. 5 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 8974
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1220
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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 7479
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1017
    • Rating
  8. 7 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 10061
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1799
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5382
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 851
    • Rating
  10. 9 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 25096
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2058
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 5418
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 601
    • Rating
  12. 11 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3070
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 468
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  13. 12 Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night By Dylan Thomas

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4374
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 835
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  15. 13 Time Does Not Bring Relief (Sonnet II) By Edna St. Vincent Millay

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 2931
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 899
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  16. 14 Remember By Christina Rossetti

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 5330
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 819
    • Rating
  17. 15 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25-Year-Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 203
    • Shares 7752
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1576
    • Rating
  18. 16 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 11366
    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 1116
    • Rating
  19. 17 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6973
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 899
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  20. 18 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 10392
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 1010
    • Rating
  21. 19 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 77
    • Shares 7546
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1387
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  22. 20 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 8198
    • Favorited 130
    • Votes 800
    • Rating
  23. 21 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 16594
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1820
    • Rating
  24. 22 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J. Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 7993
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 780
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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 7295
    • Favorited 131
    • Votes 951
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  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 5754
    • Favorited 168
    • Votes 1053
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8249
    • Favorited 145
    • Votes 1041
    • Rating
  28. 26 I Miss You By Laura. B

    Grandfather's Death

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5020
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 3020
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  29. 27 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 36287
    • Favorited 194
    • Votes 1659
    • Rating
  30. 28 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 13677
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 947
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  31. 29 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 10056
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1384
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  32. 30 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3511
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 968
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  33. 31 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5711
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1671
    • Rating
  34. 32 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7004
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1000
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  35. 33 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7953
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 811
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  36. 34 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 7311
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 1460
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  37. 35 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 8246
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1768
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  38. 36 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4596
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 727
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  39. 37 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 5988
    • Favorited 150
    • Votes 692
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  40. 38 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 8719
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1761
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7175
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 2306
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  42. 40 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5001
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 902
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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 1196
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 216
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  44. 42 The Gift Of Life By Marni Fults

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 486
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 165
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 2939
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 570
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  46. 44 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3686
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 468
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1512
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 236
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  48. 46 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 5080
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 727
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  49. 47 My Dad, My Angel By Jamie A. Cirello

    Missing My Dad Poem

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 103
    • Shares 3655
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 472
    • Rating
  50. 48 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 177
    • Shares 4087
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1334
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  51. 49 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 4131
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 706
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  52. 50 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4114
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1242
    • Rating
  53. 51 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 3361
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 952
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  54. 52 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2195
    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 377
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  55. 53 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 2811
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 342
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  56. 54 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6802
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 822
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  57. 55 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6549
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 702
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  58. 56 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 5437
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1149
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  59. 57 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6749
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 878
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  60. 58 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 500
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 32
    • Rating
  61. 59 Goodbye, Grandfather By Veronika J.

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 115
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 11
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  62. 60 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2887
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 368
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  63. 61 Your Spirit By Peace T. Ngo

    Poem Tribute To A Beloved Father

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 3098
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 137
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  64. 62 The Greatest Man By Derick Revane

    Poem For Father's Memorial Service

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 706
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 69
    • Rating
  65. 63 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1976
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 259
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  66. 64 Hills & Valleys By Sue Morton

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 74
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 16
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  67. 65 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2897
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 383
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  68. 66 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1586
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 450
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  69. 67 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 699
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 117
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  70. 68 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 827
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 133
    • Rating
  71. 69 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2159
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 414
    • Rating
  72. 70 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1717
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 391
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  73. 71 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 706
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 142
    • Rating
  74. 72 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1707
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 270
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  75. 73 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2634
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 562
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  76. 74 Silhouette By Tony Doiron

    Poem On Anniversary Of Daughter's Death

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1440
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 317
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  77. 75 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 437
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 121
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  78. 76 To My Daddy, On Your Birthday By Danniele Berkley

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2598
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 306
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  79. 77 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1932
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 314
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  80. 78 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 5233
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 601
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  81. 79 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4917
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 671
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  82. 80 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3880
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 469
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  83. 81 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 2667
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 600
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  84. 82 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3927
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 341
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  85. 83 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4510
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 490
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  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2661
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 565
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  87. 85 The Celebration Of Your Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8495
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 657
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  88. 86 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 4304
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 464
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  89. 87 My Unborn Love By Dimplez

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 889
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 226
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  90. 88 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 174
    • Shares 2457
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 552
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  91. 89 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5841
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 610
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  92. 90 Together Yet Apart By Kyra Lee

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 544
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 84
    • 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 2638
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 352
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  94. 92 My Best Friend Natalie By Staci J. Selke

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 2211
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 281
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  95. 93 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4833
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 482
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  96. 94 Rest, Our Dear Cousin By Michelle Alexander

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3247
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 1016
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  97. 95 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3982
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 699
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  98. 96 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2508
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 297
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  99. 97 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1288
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 277
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  100. 98 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1228
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 312
    • Rating
  101. 99 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1615
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 275
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  102. 100 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3464
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 349
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