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 81
    • Shares 122875
    • Favorited 207
    • Votes 10872
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 100517
    • Favorited 325
    • Votes 12225
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 10420
    • Favorited 143
    • Votes 3075
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 7167
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 1333
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 6371
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 888
    • 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 5363
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 1300
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3052
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1664
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 10191
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 821
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  10. 9 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3795
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1375
    • Rating
  11. 10 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 7967
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 2548
    • Rating
  12. 11 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 192
    • Shares 6673
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 3471
    • Rating
  13. 12 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 13528
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1834
    • 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 6013
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 3041
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  16. 14 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 10742
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 3440
    • Rating
  17. 15 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 34
    • Shares 3573
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1753
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  18. 16 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 5681
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 1259
    • Rating
  19. 17 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 28708
    • Favorited 163
    • Votes 2345
    • Rating
  20. 18 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 11182
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 1669
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  21. 19 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 73
    • Shares 3110
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 3290
    • Rating
  22. 20 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4554
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1774
    • Rating
  23. 21 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 5526
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 2554
    • Rating
  24. 22 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 6588
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 4772
    • Rating
  25. 23 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 96
    • Shares 4889
    • Favorited 129
    • Votes 5001
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  26. 24 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7157
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 4044
    • Rating
  27. 25 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 4934
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 925
    • Rating
  28. 26 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4619
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1948
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  29. 27 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 3008
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 1100
    • Rating
  30. 28 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 7176
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1432
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  31. 29 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 3814
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2380
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  32. 30 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 2712
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 828
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  33. 31 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 3603
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3074
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  34. 32 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4692
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1578
    • Rating
  35. 33 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4750
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 3348
    • Rating
  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6392
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 3319
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1772
    • Favorited 116
    • Votes 2959
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6032
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 2102
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  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 220
    • Shares 3061
    • Favorited 74
    • Votes 3473
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3160
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 2795
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4011
    • Favorited 92
    • Votes 5455
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6622
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2662
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 6619
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 3712
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  44. 42 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 2258
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 817
    • Rating
  45. 43 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 981
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 700
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  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6689
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 948
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1404
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 436
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  48. 46 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 2201
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1391
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  49. 47 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 36
    • Shares 4000
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1226
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  50. 48 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 909
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 420
    • Rating
  51. 49 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3626
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 904
    • Rating
  52. 50 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 1935
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1250
    • Rating
  53. 51 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4411
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 899
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  54. 52 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 2257
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1766
    • Rating
  55. 53 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 5273
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1408
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  56. 54 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 165
    • Shares 2250
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 2197
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  57. 55 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 6495
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 1528
    • Rating
  58. 56 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5121
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1083
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  59. 57 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 3491
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1623
    • Rating
  60. 58 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3468
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 3944
    • Rating
  61. 59 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4223
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1820
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  62. 60 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3650
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2406
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  63. 61 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3366
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 2045
    • Rating
  64. 62 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1636
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1691
    • Rating
  65. 63 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 20
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 11
    • Rating
  66. 64 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 950
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 231
    • Rating
  67. 65 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Pat A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1066
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 222
    • Rating
  68. 66 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1815
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 258
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  69. 67 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2505
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 712
    • Rating
  70. 68 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1758
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 503
    • Rating
  71. 69 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2035
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 271
    • Rating
  72. 70 A Call From Heaven By Zeb Edington

    Poem About Grief Over Losing Someone Very Close

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 459
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 114
    • Rating
  73. 71 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 798
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 160
    • Rating
  74. 72 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1315
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 230
    • Rating
  75. 73 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 373
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 129
    • Rating
  76. 74 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 1019
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 183
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  77. 75 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 243
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 83
    • Rating
  78. 76 'Til Death Do Us Part By Alex

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1094
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 161
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  79. 77 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 1627
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 509
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  80. 78 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 974
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 186
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  81. 79 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1298
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 282
    • Rating
  82. 80 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1633
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 648
    • Rating
  83. 81 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1001
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 215
    • Rating
  84. 82 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6281
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1048
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  85. 83 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 2893
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 878
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  86. 84 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4727
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 857
    • Rating
  87. 85 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 1338
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1210
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  88. 86 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2750
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1438
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  89. 87 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 839
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 811
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  90. 88 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2062
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 778
    • Rating
  91. 89 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 6821
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 937
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  92. 90 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2222
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1713
    • Rating
  93. 91 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5901
    • Favorited 198
    • Votes 2444
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  94. 92 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 5137
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2343
    • Rating
  95. 93 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 2719
    • Favorited 106
    • Votes 3076
    • Rating
  96. 94 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 4612
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 4200
    • Rating
  97. 95 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5103
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 7794
    • Rating
  98. 96 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8047
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 6432
    • Rating
  99. 97 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 3130
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3560
    • Rating
  100. 98 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1213
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 1127
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  101. 99 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 405
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1871
    • Rating
  102. 100 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 151
    • Shares 7936
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 4837
    • Rating

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