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 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 52
    • Shares 97514
    • Favorited 320
    • Votes 11998
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  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 80
    • Shares 119409
    • Favorited 205
    • Votes 10617
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 10124
    • Favorited 143
    • Votes 3041
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 7015
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 1316
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 6072
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 837
    • 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 5218
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1285
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 2911
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1636
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 9502
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 761
    • Rating
  10. 9 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3674
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1360
    • Rating
  11. 10 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 7765
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2525
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 191
    • Shares 6556
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 3432
    • Rating
  13. 12 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 13236
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 1802
    • 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 5887
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 3024
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  16. 14 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 10551
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 3424
    • Rating
  17. 15 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 5401
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 2543
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 3496
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1741
    • Rating
  19. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 27992
    • Favorited 162
    • Votes 2309
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  20. 18 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 5510
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1237
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 10875
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1641
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 73
    • Shares 3044
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 3286
    • Rating
  23. 21 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 165
    • Shares 3534
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3055
    • Rating
  24. 22 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4466
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1758
    • Rating
  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 69
    • Shares 6478
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 4762
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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 96
    • Shares 4814
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 4989
    • Rating
  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 6981
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 4017
    • Rating
  28. 26 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 4787
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 886
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  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4544
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1938
    • Rating
  30. 28 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 2927
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1083
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  31. 29 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7011
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1423
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 3732
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2376
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  33. 31 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2670
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 822
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  34. 32 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4580
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1571
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  35. 33 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4644
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 3318
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  36. 34 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1732
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 2952
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6289
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 3304
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5903
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2093
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  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 220
    • Shares 3002
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 3445
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3135
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 2792
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 3923
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 5438
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6497
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2618
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 6469
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 3644
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  44. 42 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 2142
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 751
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  45. 43 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 961
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 699
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  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6382
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 911
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1377
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 433
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 2168
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1383
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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 33
    • Shares 3893
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1210
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  50. 48 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 840
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 416
    • Rating
  51. 49 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3552
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 898
    • Rating
  52. 50 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1869
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1243
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  53. 51 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4193
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 860
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  54. 52 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2115
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1756
    • Rating
  55. 53 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 5113
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1386
    • Rating
  56. 54 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 6337
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1516
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 164
    • Shares 2201
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 2187
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  58. 56 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4958
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1063
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  59. 57 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 3355
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1603
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  60. 58 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3377
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 3919
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  61. 59 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3488
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2381
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  62. 60 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4120
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1812
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  63. 61 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3299
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 2039
    • Rating
  64. 62 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1617
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1686
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  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 902
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 221
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  66. 64 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1026
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 220
    • Rating
  67. 65 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1739
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 250
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  68. 66 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2465
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 706
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  69. 67 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1732
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 498
    • Rating
  70. 68 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 744
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 155
    • Rating
  71. 69 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1918
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 261
    • Rating
  72. 70 A Call From Heaven By Zeb Edington

    Poem About Grief Over Losing Someone Very Close

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 427
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 108
    • Rating
  73. 71 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 241
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 83
    • Rating
  74. 72 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1269
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 222
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  75. 73 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 337
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 122
    • Rating
  76. 74 'Til Death Do Us Part By Alex

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 981
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 143
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  77. 75 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 972
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 165
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  78. 76 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1568
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 500
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  79. 77 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1205
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 263
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  80. 78 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1611
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 644
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  81. 79 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 907
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 174
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  82. 80 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 966
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 210
    • Rating
  83. 81 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6079
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1015
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  84. 82 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2752
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 861
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  85. 83 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4605
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 841
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  86. 84 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2647
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1422
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  87. 85 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 814
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 802
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  88. 86 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2004
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 768
    • Rating
  89. 87 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 6650
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 916
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  90. 88 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2161
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1706
    • Rating
  91. 89 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5874
    • Favorited 196
    • Votes 2441
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  92. 90 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 5029
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2322
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  93. 91 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 2622
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 3058
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  94. 92 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 4517
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 4189
    • Rating
  95. 93 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5001
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 7789
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  96. 94 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 7945
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 6396
    • Rating
  97. 95 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 3086
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 3535
    • Rating
  98. 96 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1156
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 1119
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  99. 97 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 403
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1869
    • Rating
  100. 98 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 151
    • Shares 7739
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 4783
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  101. 99 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 6937
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 3733
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  102. 100 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 57
    • Shares 4086
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 4229
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