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 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9354
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1757
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  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 180398
    • Favorited 288
    • Votes 15171
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  3. 3 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 143991
    • Favorited 449
    • Votes 16010
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  4. 4 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 14102
    • Favorited 189
    • Votes 3612
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  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 48
    • Shares 10354
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1509
    • 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 7472
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1627
    • Rating
  8. 7 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 22063
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1821
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  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 5019
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1976
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3094
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1467
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 5521
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 1617
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 201
    • Shares 8478
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 3932
    • Rating
  13. 12 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 10332
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 2775
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 17313
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 2169
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 7498
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 3254
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 13027
    • Favorited 144
    • Votes 3698
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 4692
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1896
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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 17
    • Shares 8121
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1499
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  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 37627
    • Favorited 187
    • Votes 2836
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  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 14570
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 1906
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  22. 20 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8086
    • Favorited 126
    • Votes 4980
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  23. 21 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 6504
    • Favorited 159
    • Votes 5293
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  24. 22 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 6702
    • Favorited 146
    • Votes 8047
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  25. 23 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 9031
    • Favorited 139
    • Votes 4329
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  26. 24 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 7046
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1322
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  27. 25 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3553
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1268
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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 7
    • Shares 9237
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 1664
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  29. 27 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4705
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2460
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  30. 28 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3900
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 3377
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  31. 29 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 174
    • Shares 4509
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3388
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  32. 30 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6105
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 3844
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  33. 31 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7727
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 3480
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  34. 32 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2397
    • Favorited 145
    • Votes 3076
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  35. 33 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 8114
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2286
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  36. 34 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 3822
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 3692
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  37. 35 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9279
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 6742
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  38. 36 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3519
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 2838
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  39. 37 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5069
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 5642
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  40. 38 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 8872
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 3208
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7601
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4183
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  42. 40 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5541
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 2123
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  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 3029
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 981
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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 1270
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 748
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  45. 43 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1850
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 500
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  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 9659
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1329
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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 41
    • Shares 5371
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1425
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 2888
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1603
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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 4505
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 988
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  50. 48 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 5718
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1912
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  51. 49 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3207
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 901
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  52. 50 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 9237
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 1649
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  53. 51 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 6947
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 1389
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  54. 52 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4040
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1937
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  55. 53 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8257
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1758
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  56. 54 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5164
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1858
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  57. 55 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6852
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1298
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  58. 56 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 2849
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2341
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  59. 57 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 4232
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 4192
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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 5275
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1967
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  61. 59 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5696
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2831
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  62. 60 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4039
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2126
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  63. 61 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1928
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1743
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  64. 62 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 323
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 100
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  65. 63 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1882
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 368
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  66. 64 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2726
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 357
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  67. 65 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1553
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 366
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  68. 66 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 723
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 116
    • Rating
  69. 67 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1304
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 373
    • Rating
  70. 68 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2459
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 539
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  71. 69 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 591
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 126
    • Rating
  72. 70 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3112
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 800
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  73. 71 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 605
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 102
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  74. 72 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1545
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 251
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  75. 73 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2958
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 364
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  76. 74 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 308
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 111
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  77. 75 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1927
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 334
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  78. 76 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2179
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 566
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  79. 77 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1593
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 303
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  80. 78 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 442
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 56
    • Rating
  81. 79 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 808
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 220
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  82. 80 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1315
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 267
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  83. 81 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1244
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 185
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  84. 82 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1318
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 516
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  85. 83 A Call From Heaven By Zeb Edington

    Poem About Grief Over Losing Someone Very Close

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 770
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 206
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  86. 84 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2058
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 753
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  87. 85 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2680
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1427
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  88. 86 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4493
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1070
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  89. 87 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6067
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1009
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  90. 88 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3940
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1651
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  91. 89 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 7245
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 1641
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  92. 90 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8928
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1147
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  93. 91 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1197
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 912
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  94. 92 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1363
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 541
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  95. 93 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6581
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 982
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  96. 94 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2742
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 856
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  97. 95 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3123
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1813
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  98. 96 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6276
    • Favorited 222
    • Votes 2509
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  99. 97 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 6459
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 2684
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  100. 98 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3728
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 3800
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  101. 99 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1634
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 1234
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  102. 100 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3453
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 3218
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