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

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

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 81150
    • Favorited 155
    • Votes 7875
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 56173
    • Favorited 231
    • Votes 8344
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 6075
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 2568
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 5052
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1052
    • Rating
  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 8556
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1157
    • 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 3064
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 991
    • Rating
  8. 7 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3343
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 373
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 1088
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1345
    • Rating
  10. 9 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1945
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 3442
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 2298
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1228
    • Rating
  12. 11 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 5358
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2284
    • Rating
  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 5073
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3080
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 4094
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 2783
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  16. 14 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left Behind

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 17177
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 2584
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 7947
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 3146
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  18. 16 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 3941
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 2360
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  19. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 17079
    • Favorited 135
    • Votes 1757
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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 7675
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1398
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  21. 19 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2080
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 3141
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  22. 20 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3335
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1613
    • Rating
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  24. 21 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 156
    • Shares 2607
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2754
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  25. 22 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 4608
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 4508
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  26. 23 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 96
    • Shares 3847
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 4793
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  27. 24 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5000
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 3767
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  28. 25 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 3121
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 565
    • Rating
  29. 26 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3562
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1761
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  30. 27 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 1924
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 758
    • Rating
  31. 28 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2024
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 725
    • Rating
  32. 29 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3335
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 1011
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  33. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2676
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 2251
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  34. 31 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4973
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1187
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  35. 32 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3267
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1463
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  36. 33 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 3372
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2886
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  37. 34 Taken From Me By Angie

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1150
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 2846
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  38. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4481
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 3019
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  39. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3888
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1842
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  40. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 2269
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 3220
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  41. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2496
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2719
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  42. 39 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4483
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 2204
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  43. 40 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 4335
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 2810
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  44. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1451
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 613
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  45. 42 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1716
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1270
    • Rating
  46. 43 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3543
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 541
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  47. 44 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2767
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1007
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  48. 45 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2703
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 815
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  49. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 1038
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 371
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  50. 47 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 3774
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 533
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  51. 48 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1094
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1069
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  52. 49 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1301
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1632
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  53. 50 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3249
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 860
    • Rating
  54. 51 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 3258
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1119
    • Rating
  55. 52 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1633
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 2068
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  56. 53 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1925
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1394
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  57. 54 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3035
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1707
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  58. 55 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2477
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1958
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  59. 56 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1235
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1611
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  60. 57 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 293
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 70
    • Rating
  61. 58 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 401
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 122
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  62. 59 A Wife's Grief By Malike Seymenoglu

    Coping With Grief After Losing A Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 61
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 32
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  63. 60 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 803
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 123
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  64. 61 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1416
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 426
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  65. 62 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 1886
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 637
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  66. 63 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 187
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 60
    • Rating
  67. 64 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 531
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 123
    • Rating
  68. 65 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 554
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 71
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  69. 66 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 30
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 17
    • Rating
  70. 67 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 623
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 118
    • Rating
  71. 68 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 360
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 105
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  72. 69 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 568
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 134
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  73. 70 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1130
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 568
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  74. 71 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1680
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 327
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  75. 72 Grandma By Ilona M. Blake

    Missing Grandma Acrostic Poem

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 95
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 80
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  76. 73 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 726
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 231
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  77. 74 I Remember You By Anne P. House

    Remembering And Missing Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 374
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 97
    • Rating
  78. 75 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 576
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 763
    • Rating
  79. 76 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 3269
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 674
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  80. 77 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1686
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1256
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  81. 78 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 485
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 709
    • Rating
  82. 79 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1324
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 681
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  83. 80 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4430
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1273
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  84. 81 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 4834
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 752
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  85. 82 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1242
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1594
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  86. 83 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 30
    • Shares 3162
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 1664
    • Rating
  87. 84 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5456
    • Favorited 180
    • Votes 2361
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  88. 85 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 3707
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2113
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  89. 86 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 3442
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 3993
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  90. 87 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 3631
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 7642
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  91. 88 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 5953
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 5821
    • Rating
  92. 89 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 2359
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 3279
    • Rating
  93. 90 Meet You At The Gate By Barbara Bailey

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2752
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1963
    • Rating
  94. 91 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 148
    • Shares 5495
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 4220
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  95. 92 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2862
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 5231
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  96. 93 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 4744
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 2821
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  97. 94 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2860
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 3880
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  98. 95 Waiting For Daddy By Barbara Bailey

    Message From Heaven

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1067
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 1208
    • Rating
  99. 96 If Heaven Had A Window By Kathy J Parenteau

    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2887
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1053
    • Rating
  100. 97 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 961
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 619
    • Rating
  101. 98 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2073
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 930
    • Rating
  102. 99 One Year Less By Cheryl McDonald

    Poem On Grieving Over Loss Of Child

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 656
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 489
    • Rating
  103. 100 The Beach In The Sky By Jackie Bush Holcomb

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 397
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 390
    • Rating

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