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 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9640
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1827
    • Rating
  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 187951
    • Favorited 298
    • Votes 15680
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  3. 3 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 147848
    • Favorited 458
    • Votes 16289
    • Rating
  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 14455
    • Favorited 197
    • Votes 3652
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  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 10679
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1545
    • 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 7636
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1660
    • Rating
  8. 7 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 23236
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1918
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5206
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1999
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3236
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 1492
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 5626
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1625
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  12. 11 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3256
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1850
    • Rating
  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 201
    • Shares 8687
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3974
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 10537
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 2800
    • Rating
  16. 14 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 17737
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 2207
    • Rating
  17. 15 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 7600
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 3270
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  18. 16 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 13235
    • Favorited 148
    • Votes 3713
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  19. 17 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 4806
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1912
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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 17
    • Shares 8280
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1512
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  21. 19 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 38610
    • Favorited 189
    • Votes 2881
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  22. 20 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 14833
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 1924
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  23. 21 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8287
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 5008
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  24. 22 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 6660
    • Favorited 169
    • Votes 5323
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  25. 23 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 6898
    • Favorited 149
    • Votes 8069
    • Rating
  26. 24 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9215
    • Favorited 142
    • Votes 4354
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  27. 25 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 7297
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1354
    • Rating
  28. 26 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3610
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1285
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  29. 27 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 9423
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 1683
    • Rating
  30. 28 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 4789
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 2470
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  31. 29 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3974
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 3380
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  32. 30 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 177
    • Shares 4612
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3419
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  33. 31 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6184
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 3875
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  34. 32 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 9601
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1716
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  35. 33 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7843
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 3486
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  36. 34 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2442
    • Favorited 151
    • Votes 3086
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  37. 35 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 8287
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2298
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  38. 36 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9387
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 6757
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  39. 37 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3570
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 2848
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  40. 38 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5149
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 5657
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  41. 39 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 9097
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 3256
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  42. 40 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7664
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4210
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  43. 41 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5643
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 2145
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  44. 42 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 3101
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 993
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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 1308
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 751
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  46. 44 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1891
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 506
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  47. 45 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 9890
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1357
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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 5519
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1449
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  49. 47 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 2984
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1626
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  50. 48 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4587
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 996
    • Rating
  51. 49 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 5813
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1923
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  52. 50 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7124
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1430
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  53. 51 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4189
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1945
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  54. 52 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 3901
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 3715
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  55. 53 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8398
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 1781
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  56. 54 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5288
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1880
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 2921
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2355
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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 6998
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 1315
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  59. 57 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4320
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 4216
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  60. 58 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5352
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1975
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  61. 59 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5890
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2869
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  62. 60 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4087
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2130
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  63. 61 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1955
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1746
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  64. 62 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 382
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  65. 63 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2094
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 405
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  66. 64 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2803
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 368
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  67. 65 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 775
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 126
    • Rating
  68. 66 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 649
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 135
    • Rating
  69. 67 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1425
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 407
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  70. 68 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1632
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 381
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  71. 69 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 646
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 111
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  72. 70 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2536
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 551
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  73. 71 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3184
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 812
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  74. 72 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1617
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 257
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  75. 73 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1995
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 345
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  76. 74 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3015
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 367
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  77. 75 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 320
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 117
    • Rating
  78. 76 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 484
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 58
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  79. 77 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2214
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 575
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  80. 78 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1665
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 319
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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 849
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 231
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  82. 80 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1347
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 272
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  83. 81 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1289
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 192
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  84. 82 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1350
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 520
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  85. 83 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3242
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 905
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  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2745
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1447
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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 4644
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1088
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  88. 86 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6199
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1029
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  89. 87 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4096
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1678
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  90. 88 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 7395
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1663
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  91. 89 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 9136
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1164
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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 1246
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 925
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  93. 91 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1399
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 551
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  94. 92 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2798
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 862
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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 6854
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1022
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  96. 94 My Best Friend Natalie By Staci J. Selke

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 2417
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1248
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  97. 95 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6316
    • Favorited 224
    • Votes 2512
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  98. 96 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6590
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 2709
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  99. 97 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 177
    • Shares 3782
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 3824
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  100. 98 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1676
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 1238
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  101. 99 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3525
    • Favorited 132
    • Votes 3228
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  102. 100 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 6590
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 2681
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