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 85
    • Shares 145079
    • Favorited 239
    • Votes 12529
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 115604
    • Favorited 384
    • Votes 13740
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 12071
    • Favorited 159
    • Votes 3288
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8123
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1506
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 8100
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 1175
    • 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 6339
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 1435
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3881
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1801
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 15296
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1219
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2080
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1324
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4585
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1443
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 194
    • Shares 7363
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3627
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 8942
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2640
    • 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 15109
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1985
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  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 6679
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3131
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 11597
    • Favorited 132
    • Votes 3535
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4029
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1806
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  19. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 32532
    • Favorited 174
    • Votes 2545
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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 15
    • Shares 6531
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 1354
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12658
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1777
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3482
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3320
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5049
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1828
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5307
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3552
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  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7196
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 4845
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  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 5508
    • Favorited 148
    • Votes 5122
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7981
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 4199
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  28. 26 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5730
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1064
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  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5013
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 2001
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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 3262
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1171
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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 8019
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1519
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4225
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2415
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  33. 31 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2932
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 850
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  34. 32 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 3986
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 3199
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  35. 33 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 5571
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 1138
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 7002
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3390
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2036
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 3009
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6942
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2183
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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 3408
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3575
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3316
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 2813
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4452
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 5538
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 7543
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 2869
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 7191
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 4005
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  44. 42 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2584
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 886
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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 1100
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 715
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  46. 44 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1572
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 467
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  47. 45 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 8047
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1138
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 2513
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1515
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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 37
    • Shares 4538
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1296
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  50. 48 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1112
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 465
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  51. 49 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3974
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 931
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  52. 50 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5147
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1617
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  53. 51 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3055
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1829
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  54. 52 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7365
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1635
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  55. 53 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 2490
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2253
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  56. 54 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 4175
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1723
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  57. 55 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3797
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 4062
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  58. 56 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 4502
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2603
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  59. 57 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4719
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1874
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  60. 58 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3676
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2081
    • Rating
  61. 59 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1759
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1717
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  62. 60 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 211
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 50
    • Rating
  63. 61 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 270
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 60
    • Rating
  64. 62 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1197
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 281
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  65. 63 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1291
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 259
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  66. 64 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2217
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 301
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  67. 65 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2746
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 743
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  68. 66 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1946
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 532
    • Rating
  69. 67 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1583
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 271
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  70. 68 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1095
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 193
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  71. 69 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 544
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 183
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  72. 70 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1854
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 436
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  73. 71 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1236
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 228
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  74. 72 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2532
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 320
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  75. 73 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 259
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 90
    • Rating
  76. 74 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1108
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 220
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  77. 75 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 564
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 170
    • Rating
  78. 76 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 351
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  79. 77 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1939
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 545
    • Rating
  80. 78 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1162
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 238
    • Rating
  81. 79 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2253
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1323
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  82. 80 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 7393
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1288
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  83. 81 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3549
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 952
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  84. 82 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1135
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 489
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  85. 83 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5347
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 930
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  86. 84 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3250
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1540
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  87. 85 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6181
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 1521
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  88. 86 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5843
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1188
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  89. 87 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1001
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 854
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  90. 88 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2342
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 810
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  91. 89 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7648
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1020
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  92. 90 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2714
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1764
    • Rating
  93. 91 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5082
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 766
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  94. 92 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6065
    • Favorited 210
    • Votes 2469
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  95. 93 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 5758
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2543
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  96. 94 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3104
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 3149
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  97. 95 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 5059
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 4259
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  98. 96 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5635
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 7859
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  99. 97 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8584
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 6578
    • Rating
  100. 98 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 3370
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3676
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  101. 99 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1412
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1177
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  102. 100 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 428
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1887
    • Rating

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