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 61
    • Shares 49150
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 6071
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 33359
    • Favorited 157
    • Votes 6381
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  3. 3 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 3253
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 895
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  4. 4 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4939
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 754
    • Rating
  5. 5 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 416
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 1249
    • Rating
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  7. 6 Wish You Were Here By DIANA DOYLE

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1003
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 3220
    • Rating
  8. 7 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1131
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1135
    • Rating
  9. 8 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 179
    • Shares 3733
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2850
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  10. 9 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 53
    • Shares 2618
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2593
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  11. 10 Don't Cry For Me By Deborah Garcia Gaitan

    Poem Comforting Those Left On Earth

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 10787
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 2251
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  12. 11 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 5567
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 2956
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  13. 12 My Memory Library By Sarah Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 3365
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 2317
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  14. 13 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 121
    • Shares 2583
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2230
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  15. 14 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2709
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1623
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  16. 15 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 43
    • Shares 1894
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 2164
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  17. 16 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4775
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 1230
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  18. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 9653
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 1495
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  19. 18 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 71
    • Shares 1279
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 3032
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  20. 19 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 134
    • Shares 1790
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2482
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  21. 20 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2239
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 2590
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2332
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 1479
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  24. 22 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 2278
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1381
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  25. 23 For My Grandpa By Ilona Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 2948
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2806
    • Rating
  26. 24 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 67
    • Shares 3214
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 4349
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  27. 25 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 95
    • Shares 2931
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 4628
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  28. 26 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3462
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3577
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  29. 27 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1392
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 656
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  30. 28 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 1916
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 901
    • Rating
  31. 29 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 3392
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1059
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  32. 30 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2308
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1672
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  33. 31 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 216
    • Shares 1655
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 3053
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  34. 32 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1874
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 2648
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  35. 33 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2860
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 1910
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  36. 34 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2143
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1631
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  37. 35 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2613
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 2346
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  38. 36 My Best Friends Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1088
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 557
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  39. 37 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 890
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 523
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  40. 38 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1832
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 892
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  41. 39 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 31
    • Shares 1190
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 1172
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  42. 40 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1846
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 750
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  43. 41 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 831
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 335
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  44. 42 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 1371
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 784
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  45. 43 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 682
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 991
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  46. 44 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 924
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1565
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  47. 45 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2208
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1000
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  48. 46 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2083
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 761
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  49. 47 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 159
    • Shares 1256
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1974
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  50. 48 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 59
    • Shares 1327
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 1324
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  51. 49 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 707
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1530
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  52. 50 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1869
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1904
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  53. 51 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 915
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1556
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  54. 52 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 194
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 39
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  55. 53 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 98
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 32
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  56. 54 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 1565
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 304
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  57. 55 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 758
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 165
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  58. 56 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 995
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 358
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  59. 57 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1319
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 551
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  60. 58 Fading Away By Ruth M. Regan

    Poem About Caring For A Dying Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 91
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 27
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  61. 59 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1700
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 196
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  62. 60 A Final Goodbye By Betty Janko

    Facing Your Own Death

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1506
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 188
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  63. 61 Times Gone By By Belinda Stotler

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 531
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 185
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  64. 62 Little Signs By John P. Read

    Death Is Not The End

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 201
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 31
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  65. 63 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 702
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 486
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  66. 64 My Mask By Ellie Nazza

    Hiding Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 469
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 388
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  67. 65 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2067
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 263
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  68. 66 Not Ready For Goodbye By Megan Adams

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 353
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 734
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  69. 67 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1930
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 563
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  70. 68 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 1126
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 1161
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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 312
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 671
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  72. 70 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3045
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1145
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  73. 71 To My Daddy, On Your Birthday By Danniele Berkley

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 998
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1259
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  74. 72 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3193
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 665
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  75. 73 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2332
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 1514
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  76. 74 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 4135
    • Favorited 169
    • Votes 2222
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  77. 75 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 46
    • Shares 2461
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1957
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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 3320
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 2100
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  79. 77 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 106
    • Shares 2456
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 3840
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  80. 78 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 2434
    • Favorited 114
    • Votes 7543
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  81. 79 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 1904
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 5099
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  82. 80 Gone But Not Forgotten By Cecilia M. Kocher

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 1987
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 3717
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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 2452
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1004
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  84. 82 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 162
    • Shares 1721
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 3125
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  85. 83 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 141
    • Shares 3393
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 3849
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  86. 84 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 2166
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1932
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  87. 85 Letter From Heaven By Crystal Baptiste

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 1390
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 1365
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  88. 86 My Darling Grandma By Margaret

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 3285
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 2462
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  89. 87 I'm Here By James P. Graham

    Poem About Mom Being A Guardian Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 1561
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 862
    • Rating
  90. 88 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 676
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 534
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  91. 89 Grandma By Augustine Perez

    Thank You For The Gift Of Love Poem

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1205
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 2284
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  92. 90 My Beloved Brother By Brianna

    Message From A Sister

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 86
    • Shares 1788
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 2548
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  93. 91 Shining Star By Anon

    Beautiful Short Poem For The Death Of A Friend

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 5166
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1913
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  94. 92 Memories Of Mom By Melissa M. Robinson

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1402
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 1712
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  95. 93 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 1654
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1943
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  96. 94 Long, Long Summer Day By Patricia L. Cisco

    A Mother's Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 139
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 55
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  97. 95 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 172
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 43
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  98. 96 I'll Be There By Diana Blokzyl

    Poem About Loved One Always Being With Us

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1460
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 421
    • Rating
  99. 97 It's Okay To Go By Lori Daoust

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1129
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1080
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  100. 98 My Uncle By Nikkii Fahy

    Poem In Memory Of My Hero

    in Uncle Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1224
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 923
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  101. 99 I'll Be Missing You By Jac Judy A. Campbell

    Widow Missing Husband

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 852
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 126
    • Rating
  102. 100 Keeping My Daddy With Me By Lisa Gardner

    Poem About Daughter Dealing With Loss Of Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 735
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 307
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