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 44
    • Shares 63065
    • Favorited 239
    • Votes 9012
    • Rating
  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 87294
    • Favorited 163
    • Votes 8354
    • Rating
  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 6862
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 2661
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5437
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1099
    • Rating
  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 9312
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 1270
    • 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 3472
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1038
    • Rating
  8. 7 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3763
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 434
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 1367
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1390
    • Rating
  10. 9 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 2175
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 3503
    • Rating
  11. 10 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 3234
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 258
    • Rating
  12. 11 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 2513
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1249
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 5758
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2325
    • Rating
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  15. 13 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 5341
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3135
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 4389
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 2826
    • Rating
  17. 15 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left Behind

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 18393
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 2678
    • Rating
  18. 16 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 8428
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 3201
    • Rating
  19. 17 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 4188
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 2385
    • Rating
  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 18956
    • Favorited 137
    • Votes 1854
    • Rating
  21. 19 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2236
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3171
    • Rating
  22. 20 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 8179
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1449
    • Rating
  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3549
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1633
    • Rating
  24. 22 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 159
    • Shares 2762
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2800
    • Rating
  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 69
    • Shares 4871
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 4548
    • Rating
  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 96
    • Shares 4023
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 4823
    • Rating
  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5302
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 3815
    • Rating
  28. 26 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 3446
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 624
    • Rating
  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3710
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1794
    • Rating
  30. 28 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 3615
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 1042
    • Rating
  31. 29 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2185
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 745
    • Rating
  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 2841
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2278
    • Rating
  33. 31 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 5323
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1272
    • Rating
  34. 32 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3496
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1502
    • Rating
  35. 33 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 3590
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2956
    • Rating
  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4807
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 3065
    • Rating
  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1251
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2870
    • Rating
  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4219
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1878
    • Rating
  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 2387
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 3253
    • Rating
  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2600
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2731
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  41. 39 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4775
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 2255
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  42. 40 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4755
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 2937
    • Rating
  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1552
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 629
    • Rating
  44. 42 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2145
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 849
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  45. 43 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1812
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1290
    • Rating
  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 4041
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 598
    • Rating
  47. 45 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 2984
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1083
    • Rating
  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 1080
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 379
    • Rating
  49. 47 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2850
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 828
    • Rating
  50. 48 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1342
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1647
    • Rating
  51. 49 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3577
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 889
    • Rating
  52. 50 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1724
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 2083
    • Rating
  53. 51 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3563
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1161
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  54. 52 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 2140
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1426
    • Rating
  55. 53 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3202
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1724
    • Rating
  56. 54 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2221
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 2128
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  57. 55 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2613
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1973
    • Rating
  58. 56 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1298
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1624
    • Rating
  59. 57 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 361
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 86
    • Rating
  60. 58 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 501
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 149
    • Rating
  61. 59 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 161
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 43
    • Rating
  62. 60 A Wife's Grief By Malike Seymenoglu

    Coping With Grief After Losing A Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 120
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 48
    • Rating
  63. 61 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2007
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 648
    • Rating
  64. 62 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 944
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 136
    • Rating
  65. 63 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 199
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 62
    • Rating
  66. 64 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1481
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 436
    • Rating
  67. 65 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 593
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 130
    • Rating
  68. 66 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 627
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 83
    • Rating
  69. 67 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 685
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 149
    • Rating
  70. 68 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 828
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 140
    • Rating
  71. 69 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1230
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 578
    • Rating
  72. 70 Our Song By Jodi M. Kucera

    The Loss Of A Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 93
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 40
    • Rating
  73. 71 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2076
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 407
    • Rating
  74. 72 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4169
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 618
    • Rating
  75. 73 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1205
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1093
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  76. 74 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3538
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 702
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  77. 75 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 641
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 782
    • Rating
  78. 76 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1842
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1286
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  79. 77 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 522
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 726
    • Rating
  80. 78 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4808
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1318
    • Rating
  81. 79 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1456
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 697
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  82. 80 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1371
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1603
    • Rating
  83. 81 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 5188
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 788
    • Rating
  84. 82 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 30
    • Shares 3235
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 1681
    • Rating
  85. 83 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5557
    • Favorited 185
    • Votes 2380
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  86. 84 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 3953
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2159
    • Rating
  87. 85 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 3628
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 4036
    • Rating
  88. 86 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 3908
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 7679
    • Rating
  89. 87 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 6289
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 5906
    • Rating
  90. 88 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 2507
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 3324
    • Rating
  91. 89 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 343
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1815
    • Rating
  92. 90 Meet You At The Gate By Barbara Bailey

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2857
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1980
    • Rating
  93. 91 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 148
    • Shares 5895
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 4315
    • Rating
  94. 92 Letter From Heaven By Crystal Baptiste

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2084
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1424
    • Rating
  95. 93 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 3054
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 5259
    • Rating
  96. 94 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 5106
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 2959
    • Rating
  97. 95 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 3053
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 3953
    • Rating
  98. 96 Waiting For Daddy By Barbara Bailey

    Message From Heaven

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 1114
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 1212
    • Rating
  99. 97 If Heaven Had A Window By Kathy J Parenteau

    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2963
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1060
    • Rating
  100. 98 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1015
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 642
    • Rating
  101. 99 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2122
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 937
    • Rating
  102. 100 The Beach In The Sky By Jackie Bush Holcomb

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 430
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 396
    • Rating

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