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

  1. 1 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 56965
    • Favorited 135
    • Votes 6539
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 38557
    • Favorited 176
    • Votes 6867
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  3. 3 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3793
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 946
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  4. 4 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 5987
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 889
    • Rating
  5. 5 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 654
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 1276
    • Rating
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  7. 6 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1317
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 3291
    • Rating
  8. 7 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1523
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1164
    • Rating
  9. 8 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 180
    • Shares 4146
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2918
    • Rating
  10. 9 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left On Earth

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 12625
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 2351
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  11. 10 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 3050
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2650
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  12. 11 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 3833
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 2361
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  13. 12 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 6291
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 3017
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  14. 13 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 3006
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2275
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  15. 14 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3011
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1675
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  16. 15 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 5610
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1280
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  17. 16 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 11710
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1566
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  18. 17 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 1516
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 3069
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  19. 18 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 140
    • Shares 2055
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 2598
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  20. 19 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2639
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1521
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  21. 20 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2610
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 2673
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  23. 21 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 3593
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 4402
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  24. 22 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 3212
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 4679
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  25. 23 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3971
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3644
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  26. 24 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1577
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 679
    • Rating
  27. 25 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2109
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 2182
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  28. 26 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 3943
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1102
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  29. 27 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2589
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1414
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  30. 28 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2818
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1729
    • Rating
  31. 29 For My Grandpa By Ilona Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3434
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2890
    • Rating
  32. 30 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 1827
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 3103
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  33. 31 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2112
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2677
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  34. 32 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3309
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1993
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  35. 33 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2387
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1655
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  36. 34 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 3112
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 2489
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  37. 35 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 2011
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 370
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  38. 36 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1317
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 611
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  39. 37 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1050
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 547
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  40. 38 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 915
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 351
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  41. 39 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1335
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1199
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  42. 40 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 2098
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 923
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  43. 41 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2195
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 923
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  44. 42 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2085
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 765
    • Rating
  45. 43 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1625
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 820
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  46. 44 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2522
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 328
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  47. 45 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1048
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1581
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  48. 46 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 160
    • Shares 1392
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 2012
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  49. 47 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2501
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1038
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  50. 48 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2511
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 800
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  51. 49 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1499
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1356
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  52. 50 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 836
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1548
    • Rating
  53. 51 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2084
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1918
    • Rating
  54. 52 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 997
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1568
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  55. 53 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 379
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 81
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  56. 54 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1130
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 383
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  57. 55 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 270
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 83
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  58. 56 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 175
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 56
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  59. 57 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1482
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 569
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  60. 58 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2114
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 237
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  61. 59 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1591
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 281
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  62. 60 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 293
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 45
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  63. 61 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 126
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 39
    • Rating
  64. 62 A Final Goodbye By Betty Janko

    Facing Your Own Death

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1648
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 204
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  65. 63 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 831
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 503
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  66. 64 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 581
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 198
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  67. 65 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 807
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 1015
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  68. 66 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2328
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 604
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  69. 67 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 419
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 739
    • Rating
  70. 68 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 377
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 683
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  71. 69 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1306
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1191
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  72. 70 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3494
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1190
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  73. 71 To My Daddy, On Your Birthday By Danniele Berkley

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1146
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 1267
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  74. 72 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3665
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 694
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  75. 73 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2569
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1555
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  76. 74 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 4524
    • Favorited 171
    • Votes 2275
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  77. 75 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 47
    • Shares 2843
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 2005
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  78. 76 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 92
    • Shares 3860
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 2146
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  79. 77 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 2744
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 3895
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  80. 78 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 2777
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 7572
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  81. 79 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 4668
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 5573
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  82. 80 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2225
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 3764
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  83. 81 If Heaven Had A Window By Kathy J Parenteau

    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2591
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1023
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  84. 82 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1926
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 3158
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  85. 83 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 143
    • Shares 3947
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 3955
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  86. 84 I Hope I Make You Proud, Dad By Jodie Ogle

    Poem About Missing Dad On Death Anniversary

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2426
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1984
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  87. 85 Letter From Heaven By Crystal Baptiste

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1572
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1378
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  88. 86 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2135
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 5133
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  89. 87 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 3681
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 2569
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  90. 88 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 767
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 562
    • Rating
  91. 89 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1714
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 888
    • Rating
  92. 90 My Beloved Brother By Brianna

    Message From A Sister

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 86
    • Shares 2025
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 2622
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  93. 91 Grandma By Augustine Perez

    Thank You For The Gift Of Love Poem

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1340
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 2290
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  94. 92 Shining Star By Anon

    Beautiful Short Poem For The Death Of A Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 5822
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1969
    • Rating
  95. 93 Memories Of Mom By Melissa M. Robinson

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1743
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1786
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  96. 94 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1874
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1977
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  97. 95 Long, Long Summer Day By Patricia L. Cisco

    A Mother's Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 169
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 73
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  98. 96 I'll Be Missing You By Jac Judy A. Campbell

    Widow Missing Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1247
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 187
    • Rating
  99. 97 I'll Be There By Diana Blokzyl

    Poem About Loved One Always Being With Us

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1605
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 436
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  100. 98 It's Okay To Go By Lori Daoust

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1289
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1104
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  101. 99 My Uncle By Nikkii Fahy

    Poem In Memory Of My Hero

    in Uncle Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1370
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 955
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  102. 100 Thank You, Mother By Nicole J. Heath

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1069
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 933
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