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 69
    • Shares 78287
    • Favorited 153
    • Votes 7692
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 53290
    • Favorited 222
    • Votes 8121
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 5793
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 2532
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 4922
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1042
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  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 8210
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1110
    • Rating
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  7. 6 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 3171
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 350
    • Rating
  8. 7 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2906
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 971
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 1041
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1336
    • Rating
  10. 9 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1868
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 3420
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 2201
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1216
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  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 4961
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3065
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  13. 12 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 3960
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 2768
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  14. 13 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left Behind

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 16654
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 2551
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  15. 14 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 7773
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3131
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  16. 15 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 3822
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2342
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  17. 16 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 5157
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 2267
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  18. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 16319
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 1722
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  19. 18 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 7388
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1384
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  20. 19 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2021
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 3131
    • Rating
  21. 20 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 155
    • Shares 2526
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 2735
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3238
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1601
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  24. 22 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 4500
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 4496
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  25. 23 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 96
    • Shares 3791
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 4779
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  26. 24 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4878
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 3750
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  27. 25 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 2977
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 525
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  28. 26 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3493
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1747
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  29. 27 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3231
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 986
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  30. 28 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1968
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 715
    • Rating
  31. 29 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2587
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 2235
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  32. 30 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4863
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 1176
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  33. 31 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3175
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1449
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  34. 32 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 3269
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2849
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  35. 33 Taken From Me By Angie

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 1104
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 2839
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4338
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 3004
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  37. 35 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3740
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1817
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  38. 36 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 2209
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 3205
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  39. 37 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2461
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2713
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  40. 38 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4364
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 2176
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  41. 39 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2939
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1696
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  42. 40 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 4148
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 2760
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  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1405
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 608
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  44. 42 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 1858
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 740
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  45. 43 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 2694
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 996
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  46. 44 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1677
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1262
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  47. 45 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3313
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 508
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  48. 46 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2625
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 805
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  49. 47 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 1024
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 368
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  50. 48 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 3623
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 498
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  51. 49 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1056
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1060
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  52. 50 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1267
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1627
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  53. 51 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3133
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 852
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  54. 52 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 3127
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1092
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  55. 53 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1595
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 2061
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  56. 54 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1839
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1383
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  57. 55 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2439
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1954
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  58. 56 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1216
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1604
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  59. 57 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 236
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 58
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  60. 58 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 343
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 107
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  61. 59 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 744
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 114
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  62. 60 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1372
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 415
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  63. 61 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 1817
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 629
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  64. 62 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 178
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 55
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  65. 63 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 494
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 115
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  66. 64 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 213
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 58
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  67. 65 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 517
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 66
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  68. 66 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 338
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 93
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  69. 67 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 538
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 103
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  70. 68 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1490
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 290
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  71. 69 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 519
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 129
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  72. 70 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 704
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 226
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  73. 71 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1080
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 554
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  74. 72 A Wife's Grief By Malike Seymenoglu

    Coping With Grief After Losing A Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 33
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 21
    • Rating
  75. 73 I Remember You By Anne P. House

    Remembering And Missing Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 351
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 94
    • Rating
  76. 74 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 559
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 757
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  77. 75 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 3139
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 663
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  78. 76 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1629
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1250
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  79. 77 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 468
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 705
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  80. 78 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1280
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 678
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  81. 79 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4271
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1251
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  82. 80 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 4668
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 746
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  83. 81 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1192
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1584
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  84. 82 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 30
    • Shares 3092
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 1652
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  85. 83 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5334
    • Favorited 179
    • Votes 2350
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  86. 84 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 3574
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2095
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  87. 85 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 3324
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 3978
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  88. 86 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 3500
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 7629
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  89. 87 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 5806
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 5774
    • Rating
  90. 88 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 167
    • Shares 2281
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 3258
    • Rating
  91. 89 Meet You At The Gate By Barbara Bailey

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2677
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1954
    • Rating
  92. 90 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 148
    • Shares 5270
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 4161
    • Rating
  93. 91 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2763
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 5221
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  94. 92 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 4565
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 2771
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  95. 93 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2778
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 3862
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  96. 94 Waiting For Daddy By Barbara Bailey

    Message From Heaven

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1049
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 1202
    • Rating
  97. 95 If Heaven Had A Window By Kathy J Parenteau

    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2861
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1049
    • Rating
  98. 96 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 939
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 609
    • Rating
  99. 97 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2040
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 926
    • Rating
  100. 98 One Year Less By Cheryl McDonald

    Poem On Grieving Over Loss Of Child

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 637
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 484
    • Rating
  101. 99 The Beach In The Sky By Jackie Bush Holcomb

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 381
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 385
    • Rating
  102. 100 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 2984
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2068
    • Rating

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