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 98
    • Shares 149181
    • Favorited 308
    • Votes 10378
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 117118
    • Favorited 471
    • Votes 10145
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  3. 3 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 9385
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1385
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  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 11446
    • Favorited 203
    • Votes 1377
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  5. 5 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 6723
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 1002
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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 6473
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 902
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5002
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 784
    • Rating
  9. 8 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 4637
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 505
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  10. 9 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 8010
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1527
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  11. 10 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 24646
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2026
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  12. 11 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2611
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 420
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  13. 12 Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night By Dylan Thomas

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 5
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    • Votes 745
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  15. 13 Time Does Not Bring Relief (Sonnet II) By Edna St. Vincent Millay

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
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    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 841
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  16. 14 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 7921
    • Favorited 149
    • Votes 786
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  17. 15 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25-Year-Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 203
    • Shares 5201
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1179
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  18. 16 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 5143
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 696
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  19. 17 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 77
    • Shares 6005
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1096
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  20. 18 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 6298
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 647
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  21. 19 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 7445
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 727
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  22. 20 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J. Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 6533
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 626
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  23. 21 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 13231
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1508
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  24. 22 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 5228
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 686
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  25. 23 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 5983
    • Favorited 145
    • Votes 806
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  26. 24 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 29944
    • Favorited 192
    • Votes 1420
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  27. 25 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 10419
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 724
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  28. 26 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 9351
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1233
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  29. 27 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 5019
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 692
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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 2604
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 749
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  31. 29 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6282
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 652
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  32. 30 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7288
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 1457
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  33. 31 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 5475
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1327
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  34. 32 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 3970
    • Favorited 168
    • Votes 740
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  35. 33 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 3334
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 576
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  36. 34 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 4412
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 973
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  37. 35 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5065
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 577
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  38. 36 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 4699
    • Favorited 150
    • Votes 547
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  39. 37 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 13
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    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1404
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  40. 38 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 5164
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1897
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  41. 39 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 774
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 132
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  42. 40 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1108
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 179
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  43. 41 The Gift Of Life By Marni Fults

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 295
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 117
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  44. 42 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 2795
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 357
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 2313
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 489
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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 42
    • Shares 3834
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 587
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  47. 45 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 177
    • Shares 2939
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 961
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  48. 46 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 4066
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1312
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  49. 47 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2602
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 410
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  50. 48 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 3383
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1014
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  51. 49 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 2326
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 691
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  52. 50 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1674
    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 302
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  53. 51 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 5523
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 655
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  54. 52 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5368
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 682
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  55. 53 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5898
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 792
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  56. 54 Remember By Christina Rossetti

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 4289
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 717
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  57. 55 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 459
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 30
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  58. 56 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1983
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 270
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  59. 57 Hills & Valleys By Sue Morton

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 62
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 15
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  60. 58 Your Spirit By Peace T. Ngo

    Poem Tribute To A Beloved Father

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2402
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 110
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  61. 59 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1787
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 243
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  62. 60 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3048
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 550
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  63. 61 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1659
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 373
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  64. 62 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1565
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 445
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  65. 63 To Fill Her Heart With Hope By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 284
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 108
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  66. 64 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2708
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 346
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  67. 65 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 693
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 115
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  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 2147
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 413
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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 7
    • Shares 434
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 120
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  70. 68 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 820
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 131
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  71. 69 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 697
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 142
    • Rating
  72. 70 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2600
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 559
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  73. 71 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1696
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 269
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  74. 72 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 3635
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 460
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  75. 73 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3400
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 392
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  76. 74 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4112
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 567
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  77. 75 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 1901
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 475
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  78. 76 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2140
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 473
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  79. 77 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 3907
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 426
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  80. 78 The Celebration Of Your Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 6276
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 518
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  81. 79 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2849
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 255
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  82. 80 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3318
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 356
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  83. 81 My Best Friend Natalie By Staci J. Selke

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 1878
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 241
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  84. 82 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1760
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 206
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  85. 83 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 2987
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 315
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  86. 84 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 172
    • Shares 1746
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 408
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  87. 85 Rest, Our Dear Cousin By Michelle Alexander

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2764
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 889
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  88. 86 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3153
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 552
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  89. 87 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1905
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 253
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  90. 88 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4395
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 486
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  91. 89 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 971
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 237
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  92. 90 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1992
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 251
    • Rating
  93. 91 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1087
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 199
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  94. 92 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 984
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 259
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  95. 93 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2268
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 239
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  96. 94 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 177
    • Shares 2129
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 721
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  97. 95 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 4285
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 774
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  98. 96 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 155
    • Shares 6876
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1538
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  99. 97 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 57
    • Shares 3408
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 861
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  100. 98 Waiting For Daddy By Barbara Bailey

    Message From Heaven

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 687
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 142
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  101. 99 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 2253
    • Favorited 225
    • Votes 301
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  102. 100 Shining Star By Anon

    Beautiful Short Poem For The Death Of A Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 9169
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 820
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