Brother Death Poems

Loss of Brother Poems

Siblings that pass away have special meaning to us. They are often close in age to us and their death may bring to mind our own mortality. Life is no longer taken for granted. Someone from our generation has passed away. If the death is unexpected, there may be loose ends in the relationship that have not been dealt with. It is common that a death of a sibling brings upon a search for meaning. We may ask ourselves if we are accomplishing the goals that we have set for ourselves.

Missing Dead Brother Poems


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  1. My Other Half

    • By Tabitha R. Scott
    • Published: February 2006

    Never thought it could be you,
    I never wanted it to.
    My other half of me just disappeared....

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    I miss my brother. He died only a week ago, and we fell out before his death. I am so sad. It was bad enough when I served in the army surrounded by death. I cannot since concentrate and feel...

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  3. Letting Go

    • By Shannon Billeter
    • Published: December 2007
    Poem To Brother Killed In Car Crash

    You're still here in my heart and mind,
    still making me laugh cause your stories live on.
    I hold you in a thought and I can feel you.
    I feel you and this gives me strength and courage. ...

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    I can very much relate. My brother was killed in a car wreck on June 9, 2004. He was my rock, shoulder, my guardian angel. We didn't get to say our goodbyes. I love you and am sorry. It never...

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  4. Big Brother Gone

    • By Christina A. Covarrubia
    • Published: February 2006

    Day by day I think of you,
    How can all of this be true?
    I can't believe you're really gone,
    I still can't accept it,...

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    My brother has been gone 50 years (13-3-67). Sat here thinking that he was spending his last few hours this time 50 year ago. He was 4 and had leukemia. I don't remember him that much, just...

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  6. For My Big Brother

    • By Tyra
    • Published: December 2010
    Poem For Loss Of Big Brother

    You showed me a lot of things,
    I learned a lot I didn't know,
    But you forgot to teach me one last thing
    How to let you go,...

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    I lost my elder brother 4 years ago, but it seems like only yesterday. Though he is gone, he is always there in my heart and I can feel his presence. His face always comes into my eyes and it...

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  7. My Beloved Brother

    • By Brianna
    • Published: August 2008
    Message From A Sister

    From day one all we did was fight,
    now all I do is fight back my tears.
    I wanted to do everything you did,
    because I wanted to be just like you....

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    I love and miss my little brother. He was killed in a train accident when he was 31 years old. He was everything for me. There are no words to describe how much I miss him. There's only pain...

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  8. It Was Just Too Hard To Believe

    • By Racquel
    • Published: September 2007
    Poem About My Little Brother

    I never thought,
    I would see the day.
    When you wouldn't be there,
    to show me the way....

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    My brother was the youngest of four brother, second one the family lost in 2 years, and I am the only girl. This poem has been very comforting to me during my grieving process. Thank you.

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  10. The Moment

    Death Of Twin

    It is June 17, 2007
    It is Father's Day
    All is well and good

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    I lost my twin brother at age 27 my life is empty without him
    I am now 48 (no one to play catch with)

  11. Missing You Forever

    • By Sanaz Shokravi
    • Published: October 2008

    it's been 2 weeks today
    that you finally got it your way
    you left us here, without a farewell
    leaving behind just your smell...

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    Thank you for the poem. I lost my brother January 2015 to Suicide. He was less than two years older than me. I miss him so much! I don't know what to say because my mind is flooded with so...

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  12. Memories

    • By Tamarah M. Olsen
    • Published: April 2015
    Poem About Losing A Brother

    My memories are what I have left,
    and a lesson I will not forget.

    The time has come when time is no more

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    Our son was killed in a car accident on 8/20/2017. He has a twin brother, Joe. This poem touched me. This was a tremendous loss for the entire family, although his brother has a connection...

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  13. I'm Alive

    • By Abigale
    • Published: September 2008
    I Am Still With You

    Do not stand beside my grave and cry
    Because I am not there
    I am still alive

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    Thank you all. Reading your stories makes me feel like I'm not alone. I miss my brother. Two weeks before his birthday God took him. Today is his birthday, and I want to give my best present....

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