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 73
    • Shares 83853
    • Favorited 160
    • Votes 8089
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 59108
    • Favorited 234
    • Votes 8633
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 6380
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 2610
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5202
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1079
    • Rating
  5. 5 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 8900
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 1202
    • 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 3231
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1005
    • Rating
  8. 7 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3537
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 400
    • Rating
  9. 8 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 1197
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1367
    • Rating
  10. 9 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 163
    • Shares 2048
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 3458
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 2386
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1240
    • Rating
  12. 11 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 5547
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2301
    • Rating
  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 5191
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3104
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 4214
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 2800
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  16. 14 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left Behind

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 17688
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 2630
    • Rating
  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 8149
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 3160
    • Rating
  18. 16 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 124
    • Shares 4040
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 2369
    • Rating
  19. 17 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 3614
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1771
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  20. 18 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 3443
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1024
    • Rating
  21. 19 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 17927
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 1807
    • Rating
  22. 20 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 7896
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1421
    • Rating
  23. 21 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2145
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3149
    • Rating
  24. 22 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3433
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1625
    • Rating
  25. 23 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 157
    • Shares 2668
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 2774
    • Rating
  26. 24 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 4718
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 4524
    • Rating
  27. 25 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 96
    • Shares 3929
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 4805
    • Rating
  28. 26 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 5110
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 3783
    • Rating
  29. 27 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3251
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 591
    • Rating
  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 2097
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 733
    • Rating
  31. 29 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 2744
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2262
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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 6
    • Shares 5094
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1195
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  33. 31 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 3371
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1491
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  34. 32 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 3472
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2916
    • Rating
  35. 33 Taken From Me By Angie

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1191
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 2854
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4624
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 3041
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  37. 35 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4037
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1858
    • Rating
  38. 36 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 217
    • Shares 2317
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 3238
    • Rating
  39. 37 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2546
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 2725
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  40. 38 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4607
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 2225
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 4554
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 2869
    • Rating
  42. 40 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1499
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 619
    • Rating
  43. 41 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2024
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 810
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  44. 42 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1751
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1281
    • Rating
  45. 43 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 30
    • Shares 2861
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1049
    • Rating
  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3765
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 567
    • Rating
  47. 45 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2777
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 819
    • Rating
  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 1053
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 373
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  49. 47 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1319
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1637
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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 3387
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 868
    • Rating
  51. 49 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3387
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1137
    • Rating
  52. 50 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1672
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 2072
    • Rating
  53. 51 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 2019
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1404
    • Rating
  54. 52 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3108
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1713
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  55. 53 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2533
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1966
    • Rating
  56. 54 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1260
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1618
    • Rating
  57. 55 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 326
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 84
    • Rating
  58. 56 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 442
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 141
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  59. 57 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 85
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 24
    • Rating
  60. 58 A Wife's Grief By Malike Seymenoglu

    Coping With Grief After Losing A Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 80
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 37
    • Rating
  61. 59 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 852
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 132
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  62. 60 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 1950
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 642
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  63. 61 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1448
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 432
    • Rating
  64. 62 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 191
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 61
    • Rating
  65. 63 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 565
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 127
    • Rating
  66. 64 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 587
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 77
    • Rating
  67. 65 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 719
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 124
    • Rating
  68. 66 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 621
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 139
    • Rating
  69. 67 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 377
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 109
    • Rating
  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 1855
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 350
    • Rating
  71. 69 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 312
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 79
    • Rating
  72. 70 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1178
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 574
    • Rating
  73. 71 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1141
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1077
    • Rating
  74. 72 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 3932
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 565
    • Rating
  75. 73 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 601
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 770
    • Rating
  76. 74 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 3393
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 688
    • Rating
  77. 75 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1750
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1269
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  78. 76 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 492
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 715
    • Rating
  79. 77 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 1382
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 687
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  80. 78 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4587
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1291
    • Rating
  81. 79 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 4995
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 766
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  82. 80 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1300
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1598
    • Rating
  83. 81 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 30
    • Shares 3208
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 1676
    • Rating
  84. 82 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5523
    • Favorited 181
    • Votes 2370
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  85. 83 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 3817
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2126
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  86. 84 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 107
    • Shares 3529
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 4014
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  87. 85 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 3744
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 7658
    • Rating
  88. 86 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 6104
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 5853
    • Rating
  89. 87 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 2425
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 3301
    • Rating
  90. 88 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 334
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1808
    • Rating
  91. 89 Meet You At The Gate By Barbara Bailey

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 2812
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1971
    • Rating
  92. 90 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 148
    • Shares 5675
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 4268
    • Rating
  93. 91 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 2942
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 5244
    • Rating
  94. 92 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 28
    • Shares 4896
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 2884
    • Rating
  95. 93 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 2948
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 3902
    • Rating
  96. 94 Waiting For Daddy By Barbara Bailey

    Message From Heaven

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1089
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 1209
    • 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 2921
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1056
    • Rating
  98. 96 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 986
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 630
    • Rating
  99. 97 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2100
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 934
    • Rating
  100. 98 The Beach In The Sky By Jackie Bush Holcomb

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 408
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 392
    • Rating
  101. 99 One Year Less By Cheryl McDonald

    Poem On Grieving Over Loss Of Child

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 670
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 496
    • 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 3138
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2095
    • Rating

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