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 84
    • Shares 134596
    • Favorited 221
    • Votes 11660
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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 108637
    • Favorited 364
    • Votes 12965
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 11383
    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 3194
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7692
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1429
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 7297
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 1045
    • 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 5898
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1372
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3494
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1745
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 13158
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1045
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  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1723
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1272
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4224
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 1411
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 193
    • Shares 7059
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 3552
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 8483
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 2600
    • 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 14370
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1912
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 6384
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 3082
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 11190
    • Favorited 125
    • Votes 3487
    • Rating
  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3796
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1785
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  19. 17 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 6127
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 1305
    • Rating
  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 30702
    • Favorited 172
    • Votes 2448
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12009
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1726
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3308
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3305
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4826
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1796
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5053
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3456
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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 6922
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 4811
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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 5212
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 5051
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7617
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 4110
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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 5351
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 994
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  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4852
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1974
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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 3165
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 1141
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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 6
    • Shares 7603
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1474
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4068
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2403
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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 2827
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 840
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  34. 32 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 5077
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1043
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3804
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 3129
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  36. 34 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 5876
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 2590
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6711
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3367
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1918
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 2985
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  39. 37 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6581
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2150
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  40. 38 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 223
    • Shares 3251
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 3540
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  41. 39 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3235
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 2807
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  42. 40 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4251
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 5495
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  43. 41 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 7092
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2770
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  44. 42 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 6910
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 3848
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2433
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 862
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  46. 44 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1047
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 710
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  47. 45 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 7470
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1047
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  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1479
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 453
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  49. 47 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 2337
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1419
    • Rating
  50. 48 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 4284
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1264
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  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1027
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 447
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  52. 50 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3812
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 921
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  53. 51 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4974
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1602
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  54. 52 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2686
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1807
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  55. 53 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 6976
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1585
    • Rating
  56. 54 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 2385
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 2229
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  57. 55 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 3877
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1676
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  58. 56 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3663
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 4010
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  59. 57 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4109
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2508
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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 4497
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1848
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  61. 59 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3538
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2068
    • Rating
  62. 60 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1703
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1710
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  63. 61 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 162
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 46
    • Rating
  64. 62 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 84
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 29
    • Rating
  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1073
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 260
    • Rating
  66. 64 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1178
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 238
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  67. 65 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2057
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 285
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  68. 66 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 293
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 120
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  69. 67 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1860
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 517
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  70. 68 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2643
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 729
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  71. 69 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 942
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 176
    • Rating
  72. 70 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1452
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 246
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  73. 71 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 250
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 87
    • Rating
  74. 72 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2339
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 301
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  75. 73 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1143
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 203
    • Rating
  76. 74 Pain Told Love By Ebony Black

    Pain Doesn't Last

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 44
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 12
    • Rating
  77. 75 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1582
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 380
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  78. 76 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 478
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 154
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  79. 77 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1058
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 204
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  80. 78 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1799
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 527
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  81. 79 The Return By Alora M. Knight

    Poem For Condolence

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 829
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 101
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  82. 80 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1720
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 667
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  83. 81 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1092
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 230
    • Rating
  84. 82 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2124
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1285
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  85. 83 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6880
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1170
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  86. 84 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3263
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 923
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  87. 85 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5083
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 900
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  88. 86 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3034
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1500
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  89. 87 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5785
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1456
    • Rating
  90. 88 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 934
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 838
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  91. 89 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5520
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1136
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  92. 90 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2211
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 796
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  93. 91 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7282
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 970
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  94. 92 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4662
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 707
    • Rating
  95. 93 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2392
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1734
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  96. 94 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5994
    • Favorited 203
    • Votes 2457
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  97. 95 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 53
    • Shares 5516
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 2506
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  98. 96 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 2920
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 3117
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  99. 97 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 4847
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 4235
    • Rating
  100. 98 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5400
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 7828
    • Rating
  101. 99 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8348
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 6518
    • Rating
  102. 100 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 3254
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3621
    • Rating

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