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 139989
    • Favorited 233
    • Votes 12088
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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 111877
    • Favorited 374
    • Votes 13314
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 11700
    • Favorited 157
    • Votes 3238
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7885
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 1455
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 7690
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1099
    • 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 6115
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 1402
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3680
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1774
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 14243
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1136
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1902
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1291
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4394
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 1426
    • 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 7205
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3587
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 8700
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2615
    • 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 14743
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 1955
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 6541
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3110
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 11376
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 3505
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3914
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1797
    • Rating
  19. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 31609
    • Favorited 174
    • Votes 2495
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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 6297
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 1329
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12329
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1751
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3397
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3311
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4943
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1810
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5180
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3502
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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 7067
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 4826
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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 5350
    • Favorited 147
    • Votes 5100
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7769
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 4137
    • Rating
  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 5527
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1023
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  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4927
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1987
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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 3204
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 1150
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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 7790
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1494
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4143
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2409
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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 2876
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 845
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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 5294
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 1091
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 3887
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 3161
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  36. 34 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 5982
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 2599
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6855
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3375
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1978
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 2998
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  39. 37 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6756
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 2167
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  40. 38 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3335
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 3555
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  41. 39 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3268
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 2809
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  42. 40 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4360
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 5521
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  43. 41 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 7296
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 2812
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  44. 42 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 7016
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 3911
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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 2476
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 873
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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 1066
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 712
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1524
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 461
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 7758
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1093
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  49. 47 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 2385
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1428
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  50. 48 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 4412
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1277
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  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1070
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 456
    • Rating
  52. 50 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3888
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 925
    • Rating
  53. 51 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2189
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1304
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  54. 52 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5058
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1608
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  55. 53 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2883
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1820
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  56. 54 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7165
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1608
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 2439
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2241
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  58. 56 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 4005
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1691
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  59. 57 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3728
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 4034
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  60. 58 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4291
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2551
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  61. 59 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4619
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1864
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  62. 60 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3605
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2076
    • Rating
  63. 61 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1728
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1714
    • Rating
  64. 62 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 142
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 38
    • Rating
  65. 63 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 211
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 51
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  66. 64 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1137
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 271
    • Rating
  67. 65 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1223
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 251
    • Rating
  68. 66 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2133
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 292
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  69. 67 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2694
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 738
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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 1015
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 188
    • Rating
  71. 69 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1900
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 525
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  72. 70 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 399
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 142
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  73. 71 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1515
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 257
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  74. 72 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1180
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 214
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  75. 73 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1705
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 409
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  76. 74 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2440
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 308
    • Rating
  77. 75 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 256
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 88
    • Rating
  78. 76 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1079
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 211
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  79. 77 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 521
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 164
    • Rating
  80. 78 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1867
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 532
    • Rating
  81. 79 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 298
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 41
    • Rating
  82. 80 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1126
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 235
    • Rating
  83. 81 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1761
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 673
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  84. 82 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 7129
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1228
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  85. 83 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3399
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 936
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  86. 84 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5213
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 913
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  87. 85 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3139
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1525
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  88. 86 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5978
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 1484
    • Rating
  89. 87 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5672
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1160
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  90. 88 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 970
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 848
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  91. 89 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2260
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 803
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  92. 90 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7469
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 988
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  93. 91 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4871
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 731
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  94. 92 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2464
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1739
    • Rating
  95. 93 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6024
    • Favorited 208
    • Votes 2461
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  96. 94 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 5648
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 2519
    • Rating
  97. 95 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3007
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 3131
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  98. 96 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 4953
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 4244
    • Rating
  99. 97 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5515
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 7842
    • Rating
  100. 98 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8462
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 6555
    • Rating
  101. 99 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 3296
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3639
    • Rating
  102. 100 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1362
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1164
    • Rating

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