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 89
    • Shares 154691
    • Favorited 251
    • Votes 13306
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  2. 2 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 56
    • Shares 121514
    • Favorited 403
    • Votes 14324
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 12638
    • Favorited 163
    • Votes 3371
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8454
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1572
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 8807
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1279
    • 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 6748
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1502
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4238
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1857
    • Rating
  9. 8 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1046
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 161
    • Rating
  10. 9 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 17133
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1392
    • Rating
  11. 10 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2409
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1382
    • Rating
  12. 11 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4855
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 1481
    • Rating
  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 195
    • Shares 7690
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 3699
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  15. 13 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 99
    • Shares 9374
    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 2687
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  16. 14 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 15803
    • Favorited 95
    • Votes 2042
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  17. 15 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 6943
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 3176
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  18. 16 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 12023
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 3577
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  19. 17 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4258
    • Favorited 102
    • Votes 1842
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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 16
    • Shares 7179
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1419
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  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 13261
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1830
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  22. 20 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 34120
    • Favorited 177
    • Votes 2648
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5251
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 1860
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5554
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 3651
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  25. 23 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7551
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 4904
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  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 5796
    • Favorited 148
    • Votes 5180
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8320
    • Favorited 130
    • Votes 4251
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  28. 26 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 8841
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 6644
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  29. 27 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 6117
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 1139
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  30. 28 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3347
    • Favorited 105
    • Votes 1205
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  31. 29 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 8431
    • Favorited 118
    • Votes 1563
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4356
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2433
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  33. 31 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3604
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 3338
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  34. 32 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3018
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 867
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  35. 33 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 172
    • Shares 4155
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 3256
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  36. 34 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2147
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 3038
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  37. 35 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7226
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3431
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  38. 36 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7266
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 2209
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  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3523
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3603
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3380
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2825
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4655
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 5571
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 7917
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 2970
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7364
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4073
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  44. 42 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5164
    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2041
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  45. 43 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2729
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 911
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  46. 44 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1145
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 722
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  47. 45 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1662
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 474
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  48. 46 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 8626
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 1211
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  49. 47 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 2629
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1533
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  50. 48 When God Comforted Me By Colleen Mclean

    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 4782
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1333
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  51. 49 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1175
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 486
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  52. 50 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4133
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 949
    • 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 6043
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 1222
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  54. 52 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5290
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1631
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  55. 53 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3316
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1855
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  56. 54 Dear Friend By Stephanie Solis

    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 7696
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1683
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  57. 55 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6169
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1232
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  58. 56 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4504
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1766
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  59. 57 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 166
    • Shares 2592
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 2277
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  60. 58 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 3960
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4115
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  61. 59 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 4888
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 2676
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  62. 60 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4903
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1905
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  63. 61 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3822
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2097
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  64. 62 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1816
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1725
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  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1315
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 312
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  66. 64 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 106
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 47
    • Rating
  67. 65 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2391
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 323
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  68. 66 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 393
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 72
    • Rating
  69. 67 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 467
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 80
    • Rating
  70. 68 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1631
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 317
    • Rating
  71. 69 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 348
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 73
    • Rating
  72. 70 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2850
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 755
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  73. 71 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 753
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 241
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  74. 72 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2083
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 466
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  75. 73 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2011
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 548
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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 1225
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 212
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  77. 75 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1684
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 297
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  78. 76 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2684
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 341
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  79. 77 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1339
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 251
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  80. 78 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 267
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 96
    • Rating
  81. 79 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 640
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 186
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  82. 80 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1154
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 237
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  83. 81 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2398
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 1360
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  84. 82 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 7931
    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 1400
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  85. 83 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 3843
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 983
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  86. 84 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5569
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 951
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  87. 85 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1203
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 506
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  88. 86 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3450
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1575
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  89. 87 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6526
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 1557
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  90. 88 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1059
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 870
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  91. 89 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8109
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1070
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  92. 90 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2479
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 825
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  93. 91 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5450
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 827
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  94. 92 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2839
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1778
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  95. 93 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6137
    • Favorited 211
    • Votes 2482
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  96. 94 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 5942
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2575
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  97. 95 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3203
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 3169
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  98. 96 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 5226
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 4286
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  99. 97 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5862
    • Favorited 131
    • Votes 7887
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  100. 98 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 173
    • Shares 3473
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3710
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  101. 99 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1490
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1200
    • Rating
  102. 100 Mya's Wish By Nancy Wright

    Dear God, Can I Have My Dad Back?

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 434
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 1901
    • Rating

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