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 64
    • Shares 71779
    • Favorited 149
    • Votes 7325
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 47220
    • Favorited 205
    • Votes 7585
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 5133
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 2473
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 4634
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1012
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  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 7426
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1048
    • Rating
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  7. 6 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2790
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 312
    • Rating
  8. 7 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 2540
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 936
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 939
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 1318
    • Rating
  10. 9 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1694
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 3365
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1993
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1198
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 182
    • Shares 4710
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 3022
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  13. 12 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 3637
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 2722
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  14. 13 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left Behind

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 15274
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 2465
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  15. 14 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 7330
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 3107
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  16. 15 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 3513
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2324
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  17. 16 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3347
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1724
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  18. 17 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 93
    • Shares 4768
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2235
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  19. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 14655
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 1660
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  20. 19 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1817
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 3109
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  21. 20 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 6824
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1349
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  23. 21 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 152
    • Shares 2381
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2689
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 3060
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2789
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  25. 23 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3042
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1581
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  26. 24 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 4049
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 4453
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  27. 25 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 3639
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 4752
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  28. 26 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4599
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 3717
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  29. 27 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3043
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 971
    • Rating
  30. 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 1848
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 702
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  31. 29 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2409
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 2209
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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 5
    • Shares 4628
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 1154
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  33. 31 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2975
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1441
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  34. 32 For My Grandpa By Ilona Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4003
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2953
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  35. 33 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3405
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1784
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  36. 34 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 2091
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 3165
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  37. 35 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2368
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2701
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  38. 36 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4056
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 2110
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  39. 37 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2748
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1684
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  40. 38 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3742
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 2670
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  41. 39 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 2622
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 468
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  42. 40 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1290
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 584
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  43. 41 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1709
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 698
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  44. 42 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2710
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 435
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  45. 43 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1596
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 1245
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  46. 44 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2473
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 971
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  47. 45 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2471
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 794
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  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 1007
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 364
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  49. 47 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1191
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1605
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  50. 48 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2889
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 830
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  51. 49 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 161
    • Shares 1525
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 2044
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  52. 50 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2877
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1071
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  53. 51 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1706
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1370
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  54. 52 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1069
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1571
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  55. 53 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2326
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1939
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  56. 54 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1160
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1592
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  57. 55 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 241
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 82
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  58. 56 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 640
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 103
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  59. 57 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1285
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 407
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  60. 58 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 439
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 57
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  61. 59 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 1696
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 589
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  62. 60 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 402
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 102
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  63. 61 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 167
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 53
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  64. 62 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 346
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 88
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  65. 63 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 279
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 81
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  66. 64 Father By Jodi M. Kucera

    Father Acrostic Poem About Passing Away

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 99
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 54
    • Rating
  67. 65 I Remember You By Anne P. House

    Remembering And Missing Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 326
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 91
    • Rating
  68. 66 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1018
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 540
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  69. 67 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 659
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 213
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  70. 68 A Final Goodbye By Betty Janko

    Facing Your Own Death

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1844
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 229
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  71. 69 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 977
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1052
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  72. 70 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3232
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 437
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  73. 71 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2888
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 642
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  74. 72 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 502
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 748
    • Rating
  75. 73 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 441
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 698
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  76. 74 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1520
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1231
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  77. 75 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1187
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 664
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  78. 76 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4007
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1228
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  79. 77 To My Daddy, On Your Birthday By Danniele Berkley

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1294
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 1277
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  80. 78 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 4308
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 723
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  81. 79 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2885
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1614
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  82. 80 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5103
    • Favorited 176
    • Votes 2331
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  83. 81 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 3322
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 2064
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  84. 82 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 3105
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3952
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  85. 83 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 3223
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 7612
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  86. 84 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 5322
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 5691
    • Rating
  87. 85 If Heaven Had A Window By Kathy J Parenteau

    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2793
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1045
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  88. 86 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 164
    • Shares 2159
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 3210
    • Rating
  89. 87 Meet You At The Gate By Barbara Bailey

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2496
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1939
    • Rating
  90. 88 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 145
    • Shares 4789
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 4068
    • Rating
  91. 89 Letter From Heaven By Crystal Baptiste

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1807
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1399
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  92. 90 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2526
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 5182
    • Rating
  93. 91 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 4224
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 2695
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  94. 92 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2590
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 3832
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  95. 93 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 886
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 594
    • Rating
  96. 94 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1946
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 915
    • Rating
  97. 95 One Year Less By Cheryl McDonald

    Poem On Grieving Over Loss Of Child

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 589
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 468
    • Rating
  98. 96 I Hope I Make You Proud, Dad By Jodie Ogle

    Poem About Missing Dad On Death Anniversary

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2754
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 2039
    • Rating
  99. 97 Grandma By Augustine Perez

    Thank You For The Gift Of Love Poem

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1557
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 2306
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  100. 98 My Beloved Brother By Brianna

    Message From A Sister

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 87
    • Shares 2355
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 2711
    • Rating
  101. 99 Shining Star By Anon

    Beautiful Short Poem For The Death Of A Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6710
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 2023
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  102. 100 Memories Of Mom By Melissa M. Robinson

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 2136
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1848
    • Rating

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