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 89
    • Shares 162245
    • Favorited 259
    • Votes 13878
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 126518
    • Favorited 418
    • Votes 14767
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 13076
    • Favorited 168
    • Votes 3416
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8681
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1600
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 9255
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1358
    • 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 6988
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1547
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4438
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1898
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 18465
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1517
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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 2626
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1412
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5020
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 1498
    • 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 7902
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 3752
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 9614
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 2714
    • 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 16269
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2084
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 7119
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 3208
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 12314
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 3611
    • Rating
  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4388
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1860
    • 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 16
    • Shares 7395
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1439
    • Rating
  20. 18 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 13690
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1855
    • Rating
  21. 19 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 35173
    • Favorited 179
    • Votes 2706
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3694
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3352
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  23. 21 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5744
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 3714
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  24. 22 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5413
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1879
    • Rating
  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7715
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 4928
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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 97
    • Shares 5974
    • Favorited 154
    • Votes 5209
    • Rating
  27. 25 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 6097
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 7920
    • Rating
  28. 26 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8526
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 4274
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  29. 27 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 8962
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 6670
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  30. 28 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 6372
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1199
    • Rating
  31. 29 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3402
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1224
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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 8649
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 1587
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  33. 31 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4442
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2440
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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 3070
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 877
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 172
    • Shares 4293
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 3297
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7407
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3447
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2218
    • Favorited 137
    • Votes 3048
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7498
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2231
    • Rating
  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3633
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3638
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3423
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2831
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4795
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 5601
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 8175
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 3018
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7431
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4114
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  44. 42 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5269
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 2060
    • Rating
  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 2835
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 930
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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 1184
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 728
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1728
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 482
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 8952
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1249
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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 38
    • Shares 4978
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1365
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  50. 48 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 2681
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1552
    • Rating
  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1216
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 496
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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 4238
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 959
    • 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 6333
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1281
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  54. 52 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 8322
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 1466
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  55. 53 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5381
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1638
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  56. 54 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3577
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1907
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  57. 55 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7915
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1708
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  58. 56 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4695
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1798
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  59. 57 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 2673
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2295
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  60. 58 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6400
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 1256
    • Rating
  61. 59 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4044
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4136
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  62. 60 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5168
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 2732
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  63. 61 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5027
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1922
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  64. 62 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3898
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2103
    • Rating
  65. 63 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1837
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1730
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  66. 64 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1388
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 325
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  67. 65 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 411
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 93
    • 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 1728
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 334
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  69. 67 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 173
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 75
    • Rating
  70. 68 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 544
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 92
    • Rating
  71. 69 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 928
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 283
    • Rating
  72. 70 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2520
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 335
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  73. 71 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2930
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 763
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  74. 72 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2210
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 486
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  75. 73 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1406
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 263
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  76. 74 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2057
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 552
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  77. 75 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2774
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 353
    • Rating
  78. 76 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1757
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 308
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  79. 77 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 466
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 81
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  80. 78 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1308
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 223
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  81. 79 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 278
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 103
    • Rating
  82. 80 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 690
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 196
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  83. 81 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1205
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 246
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  84. 82 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 342
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 51
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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 7
    • Shares 1924
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 721
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  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2505
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1390
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  87. 85 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4091
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1016
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  88. 86 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5745
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 970
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  89. 87 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1254
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 512
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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 3612
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1598
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  91. 89 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6749
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 1588
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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 1109
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 883
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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 8425
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1101
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  94. 92 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2571
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 832
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  95. 93 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5741
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 869
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  96. 94 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2923
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1789
    • Rating
  97. 95 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6169
    • Favorited 215
    • Votes 2487
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  98. 96 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 6094
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2602
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  99. 97 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3281
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 3181
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  100. 98 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3568
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3730
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  101. 99 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1531
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1211
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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 440
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 1906
    • Rating

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