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 62
    • Shares 60668
    • Favorited 140
    • Votes 6749
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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 41282
    • Favorited 184
    • Votes 7088
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 4142
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 2389
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 4084
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 973
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  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6497
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 943
    • Rating
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  7. 6 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1994
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 886
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 771
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 1291
    • Rating
  9. 8 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 1449
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 3321
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  10. 9 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 509
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 29
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  11. 10 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2313
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 259
    • Rating
  12. 11 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1696
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1172
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  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 180
    • Shares 4309
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 2951
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  14. 13 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 3243
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 2674
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  15. 14 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left On Earth

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 13474
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 2389
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  16. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 6583
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 3036
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  17. 16 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 3171
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2291
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  18. 17 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3130
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1693
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  19. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 12663
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 1594
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  20. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 6031
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 1304
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  21. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 1609
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3087
    • Rating
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  23. 21 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 144
    • Shares 2174
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2638
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  24. 22 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2793
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1559
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  25. 23 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2715
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1421
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  26. 24 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2773
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 2714
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  27. 25 For My Grandpa By Ilona Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3648
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2916
    • Rating
  28. 26 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 3744
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 4413
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  29. 27 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 3343
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 4705
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  30. 28 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4203
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 3669
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  31. 29 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1664
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 686
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2199
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 2189
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  33. 31 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2315
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 929
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  34. 32 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4169
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1119
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  35. 33 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2988
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1749
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  36. 34 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 1911
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 3126
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  37. 35 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2205
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2683
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  38. 36 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3556
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2031
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  39. 37 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2492
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1670
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  40. 38 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3305
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 2544
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  41. 39 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2198
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 404
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  42. 40 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1113
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 557
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  43. 41 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1441
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 633
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  44. 42 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1399
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1210
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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 23
    • Shares 2207
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 934
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  46. 44 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2174
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 774
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  47. 45 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2776
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 366
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  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 945
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 355
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  49. 47 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 865
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1028
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  50. 48 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1095
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1590
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  51. 49 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 161
    • Shares 1435
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 2020
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  52. 50 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2633
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1047
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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 2638
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 807
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  54. 52 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1573
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1358
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  55. 53 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 915
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1558
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  56. 54 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2153
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1924
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  57. 55 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1045
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1574
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  58. 56 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 457
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 86
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  59. 57 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1181
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 390
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  60. 58 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1554
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 574
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  61. 59 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 41
    • Rating
  62. 60 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1989
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 341
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  63. 61 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 318
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 92
    • Rating
  64. 62 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 209
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 65
    • Rating
  65. 63 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 346
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 48
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  66. 64 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 887
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 516
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  67. 65 A Final Goodbye By Betty Janko

    Facing Your Own Death

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1722
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 217
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  68. 66 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 612
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 207
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  69. 67 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 442
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 742
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  70. 68 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2532
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 616
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  71. 69 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 392
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 689
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  72. 70 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1396
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 1204
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  73. 71 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3685
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1200
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  74. 72 To My Daddy, On Your Birthday By Danniele Berkley

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1185
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 1269
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  75. 73 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3872
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 706
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  76. 74 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2691
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1579
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  77. 75 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 4710
    • Favorited 173
    • Votes 2286
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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 4092
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 2167
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  79. 77 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 48
    • Shares 2992
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2025
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  80. 78 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 2874
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 3911
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  81. 79 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 2927
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 7586
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  82. 80 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 4883
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 5610
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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 2654
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1033
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  84. 82 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 2003
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 3172
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  85. 83 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 144
    • Shares 4246
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 3990
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  86. 84 Letter From Heaven By Crystal Baptiste

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1663
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1384
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  87. 85 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2268
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 5151
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  88. 86 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2337
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 3785
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  89. 87 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 3878
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 2609
    • Rating
  90. 88 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 798
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 574
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  91. 89 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1780
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 893
    • Rating
  92. 90 One Year Less By Cheryl McDonald

    Poem On Grieving Over Loss Of Child

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 525
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 458
    • Rating
  93. 91 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 2538
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2007
    • Rating
  94. 92 My Beloved Brother By Brianna

    Message From A Sister

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 87
    • Shares 2131
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 2647
    • Rating
  95. 93 Grandma By Augustine Perez

    Thank You For The Gift Of Love Poem

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1429
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 2297
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  96. 94 Shining Star By Anon

    Beautiful Short Poem For The Death Of A Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 6125
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1987
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  97. 95 Memories Of Mom By Melissa M. Robinson

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1864
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1805
    • Rating
  98. 96 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1931
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1991
    • Rating
  99. 97 Long, Long Summer Day By Patricia L. Cisco

    A Mother's Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 183
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 85
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  100. 98 My Little Angel By April Westlake

    Losing A Baby Isn't Easy

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 893
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 888
    • Rating
  101. 99 I'll Be Missing You By Jac Judy A. Campbell

    Widow Missing Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1413
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 212
    • Rating
  102. 100 I'll Be There By Diana Blokzyl

    Poem About Loved One Always Being With Us

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1660
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 441
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