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 104
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    • Votes 18878
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 154175
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    • Votes 16968
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  3. 3 A Child Of Mine By Edgar A. Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 19
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    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 2144
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  4. 4 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 14
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    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 3598
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  5. 5 When Tomorrow Starts Without Me By David Romano

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8364
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 474
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  7. 6 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
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    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 2387
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  8. 7 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 10547
    • Favorited 140
    • Votes 2006
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  9. 8 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 15595
    • Favorited 215
    • Votes 3777
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  10. 9 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 12224
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 1703
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  11. 10 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Surviving The Unsurvivable: Journey Through Grief Poem

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 8333
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 1764
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  12. 11 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6053
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2121
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  13. 12 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3892
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1581
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  15. 13 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 6016
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1673
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  16. 14 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4125
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1945
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  17. 15 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25-Year-Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 205
    • Shares 9779
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 4182
    • Rating
  18. 16 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 11582
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 2911
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  19. 17 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 8020
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3319
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  20. 18 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 19293
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 2358
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  21. 19 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 14444
    • Favorited 156
    • Votes 3794
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  22. 20 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 5087
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1949
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  23. 21 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J. Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 9199
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 1574
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  24. 22 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 10566
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 1785
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  25. 23 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 42066
    • Favorited 198
    • Votes 3026
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  26. 24 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 16117
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 2012
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  27. 25 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8920
    • Favorited 138
    • Votes 5105
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  28. 26 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 7786
    • Favorited 173
    • Votes 5479
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  29. 27 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 7619
    • Favorited 155
    • Votes 8127
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  30. 28 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 10018
    • Favorited 151
    • Votes 4441
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  31. 29 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 77
    • Shares 8211
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1501
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  32. 30 I Miss You By Laura. B

    Grandfather's Death

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5454
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 4234
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  33. 31 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 10623
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1446
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  34. 32 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 4019
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 1375
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  35. 33 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5161
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 2497
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  36. 34 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 9151
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 2383
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 8168
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 3520
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 3018
    • Favorited 158
    • Votes 3169
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  39. 37 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9806
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 6810
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  40. 38 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5583
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 5741
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7864
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4268
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  42. 40 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6010
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 2209
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  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Grieving For Daughter With Love, Remembrance Poem

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 3515
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 1096
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  44. 42 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1431
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 773
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  45. 43 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2011
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 525
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  46. 44 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing My Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1660
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 865
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  47. 45 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 6126
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1530
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 3271
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1682
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  49. 47 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 5146
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 1042
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  50. 48 The Gift Of Life By Marni Fults

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 729
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1156
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  51. 49 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 4241
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 3417
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  52. 50 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 6285
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 1971
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  53. 51 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 178
    • Shares 4988
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3531
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  54. 52 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6426
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 3930
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  55. 53 My Dad, My Angel By Jamie A. Cirello

    Missing My Dad Poem

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 103
    • Shares 4762
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 2717
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  56. 54 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Poem About Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8145
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1626
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  57. 55 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4689
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1967
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  58. 56 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 4308
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 3816
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  59. 57 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4817
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1777
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  60. 58 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5797
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1949
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  61. 59 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3729
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 2874
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  62. 60 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 175
    • Shares 3236
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2444
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  63. 61 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 7757
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1419
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  64. 62 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 4545
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 4252
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  65. 63 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 6433
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2989
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  66. 64 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5666
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 2008
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  67. 65 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4255
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2161
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  68. 66 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2121
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1777
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  69. 67 November's Butterfly By Whiskurz

    Tribute Poem To A Beloved Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 153
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 46
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  70. 68 Broken By Veronica Mcmickle And Nada Hottinger

    Poem About Loss And The Struggle To Move On

    in Death Of Partner Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 225
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 26
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  71. 69 For My Little One By Cm

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 411
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  72. 70 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 834
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 159
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  73. 71 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife Poem

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 930
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 142
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  74. 72 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2064
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 534
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  75. 73 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1855
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 434
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  76. 74 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 932
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 147
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  77. 75 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1943
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 301
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  78. 76 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2290
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 432
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  79. 77 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3522
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 843
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  80. 78 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2861
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 603
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  81. 79 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2173
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 369
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  82. 80 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 949
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 265
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  83. 81 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1883
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 361
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  84. 82 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3277
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 391
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  85. 83 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 577
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 141
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  86. 84 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2424
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 610
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  87. 85 Our Song By Jodi M. Kucera

    The Loss Of A Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1261
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 284
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  88. 86 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1536
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 303
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  89. 87 Grandpa By Lisa D. Jessie

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 363
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 123
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  90. 88 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1441
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 203
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  91. 89 An Unfinished Life By Madi N Mikala's Mom

    Poem Not Understanding Why Son Was Taken

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 406
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 479
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  92. 90 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3425
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 937
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  93. 91 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2942
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1498
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  94. 92 Together Yet Apart By Kyra Lee

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 784
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 781
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  95. 93 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5280
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1176
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  96. 94 The Celebration Of Your Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 11249
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1340
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  97. 95 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 8034
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1744
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  98. 96 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6676
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1107
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  99. 97 Poem For Nana By Sarah Vine

    A Poetic Tribute To Grandma

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 1903
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1249
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  100. 98 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1582
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 575
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  101. 99 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 3024
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 897
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  102. 100 Rest, Our Dear Cousin By Michelle Alexander

    Tribute To Cousin Who Passed Away

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 4209
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1979
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