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 104
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    • Votes 18995
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Clare Harner

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 64
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    • Votes 16989
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  3. 3 A Child Of Mine By Edgar A. Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 19
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    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 2165
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  4. 4 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 11513
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 3632
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  5. 5 When Tomorrow Starts Without Me By David Romano

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 9079
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 504
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  7. 6 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 11
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    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 2399
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  8. 7 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 10566
    • Favorited 141
    • Votes 2010
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  9. 8 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 15632
    • Favorited 216
    • Votes 3780
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  10. 9 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 12269
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 1709
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  11. 10 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 16182
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 2019
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  12. 11 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Surviving The Unsurvivable: Journey Through Grief Poem

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 8352
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 1765
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  13. 12 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6088
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 2124
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  15. 13 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 3918
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1584
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  16. 14 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 14
    • Shares 6019
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1673
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  17. 15 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4152
    • Favorited 82
    • Votes 1945
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  18. 16 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25-Year-Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 205
    • Shares 9814
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 4186
    • Rating
  19. 17 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 11623
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 2913
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  20. 18 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 8029
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 3320
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  21. 19 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 19394
    • Favorited 110
    • Votes 2364
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  22. 20 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 14506
    • Favorited 157
    • Votes 3795
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  23. 21 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 5103
    • Favorited 115
    • Votes 1950
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  24. 22 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J. Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 9237
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 1577
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  25. 23 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 10608
    • Favorited 135
    • Votes 1788
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  26. 24 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 42203
    • Favorited 198
    • Votes 3034
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  27. 25 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 8993
    • Favorited 139
    • Votes 5110
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  28. 26 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 98
    • Shares 7823
    • Favorited 173
    • Votes 5487
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  29. 27 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 94
    • Shares 7665
    • Favorited 155
    • Votes 8132
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  30. 28 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 10042
    • Favorited 151
    • Votes 4444
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  31. 29 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 77
    • Shares 8239
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1504
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  32. 30 I Miss You By Laura. B

    Grandfather's Death

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5461
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 4237
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  33. 31 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 10655
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1449
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  34. 32 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 4028
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 1379
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  35. 33 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 5176
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 2497
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  36. 34 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 9180
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 2385
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 8177
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 3522
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 3033
    • Favorited 159
    • Votes 3170
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  39. 37 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 9828
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 6811
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  40. 38 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 5610
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 5744
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  41. 39 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7876
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 4270
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  42. 40 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J. Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6029
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 2210
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  43. 41 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Grieving For Daughter With Love, Remembrance Poem

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 3529
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1099
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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 1439
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 773
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  45. 43 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2016
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 526
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  46. 44 For The Need Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Missing My Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1667
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 866
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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 42
    • Shares 6139
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 1534
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 3283
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1683
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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 5177
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 1045
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  50. 48 The Gift Of Life By Marni Fults

    in Abortion Poems

    • Stories 32
    • Shares 733
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1157
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  51. 49 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 4257
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 3418
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  52. 50 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 6305
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1974
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  53. 51 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 178
    • Shares 5006
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 3536
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  54. 52 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 6433
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 3935
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  55. 53 My Dad, My Angel By Jamie A. Cirello

    Missing My Dad Poem

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 103
    • Shares 4798
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 2720
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  56. 54 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Poem About Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 8212
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1642
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  57. 55 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4708
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 1968
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  58. 56 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 225
    • Shares 4331
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 3822
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  59. 57 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 4832
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1781
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  60. 58 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 5818
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1954
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  61. 59 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3738
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 2874
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  62. 60 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 175
    • Shares 3249
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2445
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  63. 61 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 7790
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1419
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  64. 62 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 171
    • Shares 4557
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 4254
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  65. 63 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 29
    • Shares 6452
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2993
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  66. 64 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 5680
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2010
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  67. 65 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4259
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2162
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  68. 66 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2127
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1780
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  69. 67 November's Butterfly By Whiskurz

    Tribute Poem To A Beloved Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 154
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 47
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  70. 68 For My Little One By Cm

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 416
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  71. 69 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 840
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 159
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  72. 70 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife Poem

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 939
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 143
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  73. 71 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2086
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 539
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  74. 72 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 1863
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 435
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  75. 73 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 936
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 147
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  76. 74 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1951
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 302
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  77. 75 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2327
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 435
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  78. 76 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3536
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 844
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  79. 77 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2871
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 606
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  80. 78 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2179
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 372
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  81. 79 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 956
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 266
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  82. 80 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 1886
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 363
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  83. 81 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 582
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 142
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  84. 82 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3286
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 391
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  85. 83 Our Song By Jodi M. Kucera

    The Loss Of A Daughter

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1274
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 285
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  86. 84 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2431
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 611
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  87. 85 Broken By Veronica Mcmickle And Nada Hottinger

    Poem About Loss And The Struggle To Move On

    in Death Of Partner Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 241
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 29
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  88. 86 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1541
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 307
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  89. 87 Grandpa By Lisa D. Jessie

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 364
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 123
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  90. 88 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1444
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 203
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  91. 89 Until I Hold You Again By Annette G. Mahan

    Mother Longing To Hold Her Lost Child Again

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 178
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 77
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  92. 90 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1528
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 559
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  93. 91 An Unfinished Life By Madi N Mikala's Mom

    Poem Not Understanding Why Son Was Taken

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 407
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 480
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  94. 92 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3435
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 938
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  95. 93 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 27
    • Shares 2948
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1501
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  96. 94 Together Yet Apart By Kyra Lee

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 792
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 783
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  97. 95 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5303
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1180
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  98. 96 The Celebration Of Your Life By Jodi L. Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 11391
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1341
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  99. 97 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 8052
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1748
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  100. 98 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6699
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1108
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  101. 99 Poem For Nana By Sarah Vine

    A Poetic Tribute To Grandma

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 1916
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1250
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  102. 100 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1586
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 575
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