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 158701
    • Favorited 256
    • Votes 13617
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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 124009
    • Favorited 415
    • Votes 14566
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  3. 3 My Memory Library By Sarah B. Blackstone

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 37
    • Shares 12855
    • Favorited 166
    • Votes 3397
    • Rating
  4. 4 Seasons Of Grief By Belinda Stotler

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8575
    • Favorited 97
    • Votes 1590
    • Rating
  5. 5 My Soulmate By John P. Read

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 42
    • Shares 9028
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 1318
    • 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 6886
    • Favorited 89
    • Votes 1531
    • Rating
  8. 7 Remembering My Mother By Belinda Stotler

    Grieving And Healing With Memories

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 4351
    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 1884
    • Rating
  9. 8 Maleah Antionette Gray By Courtney A. Eller

    God Gave Me An Angel

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1095
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 166
    • Rating
  10. 9 When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 17880
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1452
    • Rating
  11. 10 Your Mother, Your Angel By Natasha Jordan

    Death Of Sister-In-Law Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 2522
    • Favorited 62
    • Votes 1396
    • Rating
  12. 11 Please Don't Cry By Joe Green

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 4938
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 1491
    • 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 7819
    • Favorited 90
    • Votes 3729
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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 9515
    • Favorited 107
    • Votes 2705
    • Rating
  16. 14 Goodbye Dad By Leanne Brady

    The Positive Influence Of A Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 16068
    • Favorited 96
    • Votes 2069
    • Rating
  17. 15 Grandpa, I Miss You By Amanda Dwyer

    Poem Wishing Grandpa Stayed One More Year

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 7043
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 3194
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  18. 16 My Mother, My Angel By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 64
    • Shares 12180
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 3592
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  19. 17 For My Daddy By Christina Caburnay

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4334
    • Favorited 103
    • Votes 1853
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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 7300
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 1433
    • Rating
  21. 19 Always There By Emma Marie Etwell

    Poem About Loved One Watching Over Us

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 13494
    • Favorited 111
    • Votes 1845
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  22. 20 Remember Me By Anthony Dowson

    Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 34672
    • Favorited 178
    • Votes 2676
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  23. 21 Five Minutes By Annmarie Campbell

    In Memory Of My Dad

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 74
    • Shares 3656
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 3344
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  24. 22 I Miss You, Grandma By Michelle Williams

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 5651
    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 3686
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  25. 23 My Aunt By Megan Stokes

    Death Of Aunt From Multiple Sclerosis

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 5341
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 1870
    • Rating
  26. 24 My Dad By Disarae G. Kuhn

    Poem For Dad In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 70
    • Shares 7638
    • Favorited 121
    • Votes 4920
    • Rating
  27. 25 A Daughter's Promise By Allie B. Quaglieri

    Poem From Daughter To Departed Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 97
    • Shares 5889
    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 5198
    • Rating
  28. 26 In Our Hearts By Rose M. De Leon

    Poem About Losing A Father

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 91
    • Shares 5957
    • Favorited 132
    • Votes 7900
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  29. 27 Memories By Louise Bailey

    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 8438
    • Favorited 134
    • Votes 4267
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  30. 28 In Memory Of My Dad By Leah Hendrie

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 184
    • Shares 8903
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 6659
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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 64
    • Shares 6261
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1170
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  32. 30 My Best Friend's Departure By Carina Spencer

    Grieving Cousin's Suicide

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 3376
    • Favorited 108
    • Votes 1217
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  33. 31 Although You're Gone By Shannon Walker

    Poem About Love Making A Loss Easier

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 8549
    • Favorited 119
    • Votes 1577
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  34. 32 My Grandmother By Victoria L. Payne

    Rose Garden Of Memories

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 44
    • Shares 4401
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 2438
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  35. 33 You Mattered To Me By Ruth Morris

    Poem About The Love A Daughter Has For Her Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 20
    • Shares 3049
    • Favorited 87
    • Votes 872
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  36. 34 Missing You By Kathy Murphy

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 172
    • Shares 4237
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 3278
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  37. 35 Taken From Me By Angie M Flores

    Poem Asking God Why

    in Mourning Poems

    • Stories 72
    • Shares 2185
    • Favorited 136
    • Votes 3043
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  38. 36 For My Grandpa By Ilona M. Blake

    Remembering Grandfather

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 66
    • Shares 7330
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3441
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  39. 37 Light A Candle By J

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 7389
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 2219
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  40. 38 My Lost Love By Anne Spiller

    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 224
    • Shares 3585
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 3623
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  41. 39 We Will Miss You, Dear Mom By Mallissa A. Moore

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 3403
    • Favorited 91
    • Votes 2829
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  42. 40 In Memory By Kimberly N. Chastain

    in Family Death Poems

    • Stories 75
    • Shares 4722
    • Favorited 101
    • Votes 5587
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  43. 41 But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 8040
    • Favorited 94
    • Votes 2997
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  44. 42 Tribute To My Dad By Emma Cartwright

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 7401
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 4099
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  45. 43 A Prayer For Mama By Kathy J Parenteau

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 5223
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 2048
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  46. 44 If I Could Hear Her By Carolyn Ferreira

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 41
    • Shares 2786
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 917
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  47. 45 The Strength You Gave Me By Daniel Kerr

    Poem By Father Of Dead Baby

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1167
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 725
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  48. 46 No Goodbyes By Annette R. Hershey

    Last Moments With My Mom

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 17
    • Shares 1696
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 476
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  49. 47 For My Brother By Shelly Domenici

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 8809
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1235
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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 38
    • Shares 4889
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1349
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  51. 49 Sometimes By Colleen Ranney

    Poem For Parent Who Has Lost A Child

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 2654
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1543
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  52. 50 Troubled Heart By Ron Tranmer

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1195
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 493
    • Rating
  53. 51 My Mother By Carol Bodenham

    Poem About Seeing Mother In The Sky

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4185
    • Favorited 112
    • Votes 955
    • Rating
  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 6193
    • Favorited 86
    • Votes 1259
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  55. 53 Sleep Now, Nana By Alexandra Burrows

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 13
    • Shares 5340
    • Favorited 58
    • Votes 1634
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  56. 54 Goodbye, Granddad By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3436
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 1860
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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 7819
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1699
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  58. 56 A Wish And A Prayer By Lauren

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 61
    • Shares 4611
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 1784
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  59. 57 Don't Cry For Me Today By Mercades

    In Memory Of A Friend Poem

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 6293
    • Favorited 88
    • Votes 1246
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  60. 58 I Love You, Son By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari

    Poem About Losing A Son

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 167
    • Shares 2633
    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 2287
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  61. 59 Wish You Were Here By Diana Doyle

    Missing My Dad

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 169
    • Shares 4004
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4129
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  62. 60 Goodbye Brother By Sunshine

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 24
    • Shares 5052
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 2712
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  63. 61 My Aunt Jean By Joan C. Johnson

    Poem For An Aunt Who Died

    in Aunt Death Poems

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 4975
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 1916
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  64. 62 The Loss Of A Loved One By Kenya. H

    in Sympathy Poems

    • Stories 22
    • Shares 3871
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 2100
    • Rating
  65. 63 Remembrance By Laura M. Phipps-Kelley

    Remembering Mom Poem

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 1828
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1728
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  66. 64 Stillness By Audrey Klatkiewicz

    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    in Husband Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1354
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 316
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  67. 65 Grandma By Dan

    Things I Learned From My Grandma

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 509
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 85
    • Rating
  68. 66 When I Remember You By Timothy Halliday

    Remembering A Spouse

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 383
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 86
    • Rating
  69. 67 Dad, What's It Like In Heaven? By Patricia A. Fleming

    Father's Day In Heaven

    in Loss of Father Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1691
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 325
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  70. 68 For My Little One By Mary Cathleen

    Although We Never Met

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2451
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 330
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  71. 69 If You Would Have Known By Shelby N. Merchen

    You Left Too Soon

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 846
    • Favorited 43
    • Votes 266
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  72. 70 Heaven's Rocking Chair By Ron Tranmer

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2893
    • Favorited 41
    • Votes 759
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  73. 71 Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven By Deborah Robinson

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2148
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 475
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  74. 72 Heartache By Ann D. Stevenson

    Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying

    in Grief Poems

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 133
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 58
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  75. 73 Reflections By David John Love

    Poem About Remembered Feelings And Choices

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2038
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 550
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  76. 74 Reality By Denise Tiburcio

    Unable To Sleep Because Of Grief

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 1373
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 259
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  77. 75 Missing You, Nan By Sarah Harrison

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2739
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 345
    • Rating
  78. 76 I Let You Go By Jane E. White

    Letting Go Of A Loved One

    in Dying Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1271
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 219
    • Rating
  79. 77 Life Is But A Dream By Paul Hayward

    Reassurance On Losing A Loved One

    in Death Moving On Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1719
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 301
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  80. 78 Grandpa By Lisa D. Scott

    The Loss Of A Grandson

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 270
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 100
    • Rating
  81. 79 A Heavenly Birthday By Eric R. Harvey

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 668
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 190
    • Rating
  82. 80 Missing You By John P. Read

    Wishing For One More Day With Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 431
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 76
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  83. 81 Jim By Jacqueline A. Grieve

    Suicide Of Brother

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1176
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 242
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  84. 82 Baby Boy By Angie Milton

    Poem Saying Goodbye To Unborn Son

    in Baby Death Poems

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 328
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  85. 83 Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl By Terry Gouveia

    in Daughter Death Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 2146
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 564
    • Rating
  86. 84 A Letter To My Unborn Child By Kaitlyn

    in Miscarriage Poems

    • Stories 26
    • Shares 2462
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1384
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  87. 85 A Child Of Mine By Edgar Guest

    in Famous Death Poems

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 8135
    • Favorited 71
    • Votes 1435
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  88. 86 Our Hearts Are Broken Forever By Grace Bourke

    Death Of Sister Poem

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 4001
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1003
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  89. 87 Since The Loss Of You By Tiffany

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 5667
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 962
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  90. 88 The Leaving By Colin Jarratt

    Poem About The Anger And Pain Of Losing Wife

    in Wife Death Poems

    • Stories 23
    • Shares 1232
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 510
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  91. 89 A Tribute To Tyrone By Kily Dunbar

    Poem For Nephew's Funeral

    in Son Death Poems

    • Stories 25
    • Shares 3539
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1589
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  92. 90 Memories By Tamarah M. Olsen

    Poem About Losing A Brother

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 6652
    • Favorited 77
    • Votes 1573
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  93. 91 Eternal Love By Terrie Brushette

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    in Death Of Lover Poems

    • Stories 35
    • Shares 1087
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 878
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  94. 92 The Celebration Of Tina's Life By Jodi Daly

    Last Respects For A Friend

    in Friend Funeral Poems

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8265
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 1084
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  95. 93 Time Is Meant To Heal By Kim Thompson

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    • Stories 15
    • Shares 2530
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 831
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  96. 94 Loved And Lost By Christine G. McCloskey

    How Losing Someone Changes Your Life

    in Loss Poems

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 5592
    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 852
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  97. 95 Don't Be Sad When I Die By Musical Prayers

    in Funeral Poems

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2896
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 1785
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  98. 96 One More Day By Mistique M. Hart

    Mother Was A Best Friend

    in Mother Death Poems

    • Stories 40
    • Shares 6155
    • Favorited 212
    • Votes 2485
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  99. 97 If Only You Could Have Stayed By Catherine Lamberton

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 55
    • Shares 6029
    • Favorited 79
    • Votes 2593
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  100. 98 How I Feel By Lyn

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    • Stories 45
    • Shares 3238
    • Favorited 123
    • Votes 3178
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  101. 99 Big Brother Gone By Christina A. Covarrubia

    in Brother Death Poems

    • Stories 110
    • Shares 5289
    • Favorited 125
    • Votes 4304
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  102. 100 Missing My Sister And Best Friend By Belinda Stotler

    in Sister Death Poems

    • Stories 176
    • Shares 3525
    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 3722
    • Rating

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