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 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 103482
    • Favorited 332
    • Votes 12443
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  2. 2 Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 81
    • Shares 126924
    • Favorited 213
    • Votes 11190
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 10792
    • Favorited 146
    • Votes 3109
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 7365
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 1365
    • Rating
  5. 5 How We Survive By Mark Rickerby

    Comfort After Loss Of A Loved One

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 5539
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1332
    • Rating
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  7. 6 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 6671
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 941
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 3209
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 1686
    • Rating
  9. 8 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 11795
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 931
    • Rating
  10. 9 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 1454
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1239
    • Rating
  11. 10 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3962
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1379
    • Rating
  12. 11 Missing Mama By Claudia Lee

    Grief Over Mother Lost To Lung Cancer

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 8165
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 2567
    • Rating
  13. 12 A Picture Of You By Deborah Robinson

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 192
    • Shares 6811
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 3501
    • Rating
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  15. 13 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 13840
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1863
    • Rating
  16. 14 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 54
    • Shares 6139
    • Favorited 81
    • Votes 3054
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  17. 15 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 63
    • Shares 10892
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 3459
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  18. 16 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 38
    • Shares 3650
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1764
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  19. 17 How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day By Kathy J Parenteau

    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 5867
    • Favorited 100
    • Votes 1277
    • Rating
  20. 18 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 29425
    • Favorited 166
    • Votes 2394
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 11512
    • Favorited 98
    • Votes 1690
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  22. 20 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 73
    • Shares 3175
    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 3298
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  23. 21 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 4659
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1784
    • Rating
  24. 22 Letting Go By Shannon Billeter

    Brother Killed In Car Crash

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 125
    • Shares 5655
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 2562
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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 6717
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 4788
    • Rating
  26. 24 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 5011
    • Favorited 130
    • Votes 5015
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  27. 25 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7340
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 4068
    • Rating
  28. 26 Half Of My Heart Is Gone By Barbara J. Rouse

    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 58
    • Shares 5073
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 945
    • Rating
  29. 27 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 4707
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1959
    • Rating
  30. 28 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3066
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 1118
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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 6
    • Shares 7326
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 1450
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  32. 30 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 3898
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2388
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  33. 31 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 167
    • Shares 3673
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 3088
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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 2757
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 831
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  35. 33 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4852
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 3383
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  36. 34 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 6505
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 3340
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  37. 35 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 6195
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2122
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  38. 36 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 1834
    • Favorited 117
    • Votes 2965
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  39. 37 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 222
    • Shares 3125
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 3492
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  40. 38 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3179
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 2797
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  41. 39 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4112
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 5473
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  42. 40 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 6772
    • Favorited 80
    • Votes 2699
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  43. 41 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 6719
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 3755
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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 2326
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 831
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  45. 43 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1004
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 704
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  46. 44 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6965
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 988
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  47. 45 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 33
    • Shares 2245
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 1403
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  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1435
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 444
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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 4103
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 1238
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  50. 48 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 958
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 434
    • Rating
  51. 49 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 3697
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 911
    • Rating
  52. 50 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2007
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1260
    • Rating
  53. 51 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4786
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1589
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  54. 52 As One By Samantha M. Hann

    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4679
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 947
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  55. 53 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 2404
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1781
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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 6685
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 1546
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  57. 55 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 165
    • Shares 2298
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 2205
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  58. 56 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 60
    • Shares 3622
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1638
    • Rating
  59. 57 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 168
    • Shares 3537
    • Favorited 46
    • Votes 3967
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  60. 58 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 21
    • Shares 3809
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 2436
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  61. 59 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4316
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1826
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  62. 60 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3423
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 2052
    • Rating
  63. 61 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 1663
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 1699
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  64. 62 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 75
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 31
    • Rating
  65. 63 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 992
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 238
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  66. 64 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 136
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 82
    • 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 1102
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 227
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  68. 66 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 1936
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 270
    • Rating
  69. 67 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 2561
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 716
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  70. 68 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1795
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 508
    • Rating
  71. 69 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 849
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 167
    • Rating
  72. 70 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 246
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 87
    • Rating
  73. 71 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 410
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 136
    • 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 1357
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 233
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  75. 73 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1060
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 188
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  76. 74 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2134
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 280
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  77. 75 A Call From Heaven By Zeb Edington

    Poem About Grief Over Losing Someone Very Close

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 494
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 121
    • Rating
  78. 76 This Basket Of Burdens By Debbie

    Faith That God Is With You In Your Grief

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1660
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 653
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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 1692
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 515
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  80. 78 My Dad By Lisa34

    My Wonderful Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1032
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 218
    • Rating
  81. 79 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1011
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 193
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  82. 80 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1392
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 301
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  83. 81 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 6536
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1091
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  84. 82 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 3046
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 895
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  85. 83 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 4879
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 872
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  86. 84 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 2859
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 1457
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  87. 85 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 876
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 821
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  88. 86 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 5448
    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 1426
    • Rating
  89. 87 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5266
    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1103
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  90. 88 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7012
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 952
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  91. 89 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2123
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 784
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  92. 90 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2291
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1721
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  93. 91 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 5937
    • Favorited 200
    • Votes 2453
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  94. 92 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 50
    • Shares 5223
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 2361
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  95. 93 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 2798
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 3092
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  96. 94 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 4702
    • Favorited 122
    • Votes 4212
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  97. 95 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5214
    • Favorited 128
    • Votes 7811
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  98. 96 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 183
    • Shares 8161
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 6461
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  99. 97 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 170
    • Shares 3172
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 3581
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  100. 98 The Fight By Anna

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 1256
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1136
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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 410
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1876
    • Rating
  102. 100 The Loss Of A Cousin By Collette N. Alaniz

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 151
    • Shares 8152
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 4879
    • Rating

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