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 93
    • Shares 165806
    • Favorited 266
    • Votes 14144
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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 129049
    • Favorited 418
    • Votes 14945
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 13369
    • Favorited 169
    • Votes 3488
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8804
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1623
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 46
    • Shares 9447
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 1390
    • 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 7080
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 1563
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4522
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1920
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 19158
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1590
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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 2691
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1424
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5111
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 1507
    • 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 7991
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 3775
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 9735
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 2725
    • 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 16463
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 2103
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 7188
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 3215
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 12408
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 3622
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4442
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1867
    • 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 7486
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1448
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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 13873
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 1865
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  21. 19 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 35601
    • Favorited 181
    • Votes 2733
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  22. 20 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5464
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1886
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  23. 21 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5827
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 3741
    • Rating
  24. 22 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7785
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 4935
    • Rating
  25. 23 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 6043
    • Favorited 154
    • Votes 5221
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  26. 24 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 6194
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 7929
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8626
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 4287
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  28. 26 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9017
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 6679
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  29. 27 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 6467
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1219
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  30. 28 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3429
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1237
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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 7
    • Shares 8735
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 1601
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4479
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2444
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  33. 31 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3738
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3356
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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 3090
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 879
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 173
    • Shares 4339
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 3316
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7478
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3453
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2256
    • Favorited 138
    • Votes 3051
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7636
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2248
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  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3678
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3649
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3442
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2832
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4852
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 5615
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 8299
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 3046
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7450
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4124
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  44. 42 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5307
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 2069
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 2864
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 942
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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 1200
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 730
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1755
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 485
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 9078
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1265
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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 5046
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1381
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  50. 48 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 2718
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1559
    • Rating
  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1232
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 500
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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 4287
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 962
    • 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 6462
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1299
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  54. 52 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 8494
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 1500
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  55. 53 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3674
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1916
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  56. 54 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7987
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1725
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  57. 55 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4772
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1809
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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 6474
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1266
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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 2702
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2298
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  60. 58 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4064
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4141
    • Rating
  61. 59 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5079
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1928
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  62. 60 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5263
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2760
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  63. 61 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3929
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2107
    • Rating
  64. 62 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1852
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1735
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  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1415
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 333
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  66. 64 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 195
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 79
    • Rating
  67. 65 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1760
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 338
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  68. 66 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 988
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 295
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  69. 67 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 585
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 92
    • Rating
  70. 68 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2560
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 341
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  71. 69 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 445
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 99
    • Rating
  72. 70 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2954
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 766
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  73. 71 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2252
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 495
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  74. 72 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1437
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 271
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  75. 73 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2811
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 358
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  76. 74 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2077
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 554
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  77. 75 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1788
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 310
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  78. 76 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1344
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 226
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  79. 77 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 282
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 103
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  80. 78 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 483
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 84
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  81. 79 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 707
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 200
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  82. 80 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 363
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 51
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  83. 81 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1222
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 252
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  84. 82 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1952
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 725
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  85. 83 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1160
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 174
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  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2537
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1395
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  87. 85 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5420
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1638
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  88. 86 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4166
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1024
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  89. 87 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5799
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 978
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  90. 88 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1270
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 517
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  91. 89 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3671
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1606
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  92. 90 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6813
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 1595
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  93. 91 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1128
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 890
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  94. 92 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8532
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1111
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  95. 93 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2607
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 836
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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 5891
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 891
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  97. 95 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2960
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1791
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  98. 96 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6187
    • Favorited 216
    • Votes 2491
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  99. 97 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6150
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2611
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  100. 98 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3310
    • Favorited 125
    • Votes 3186
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  101. 99 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3596
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 3745
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  102. 100 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1548
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1213
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