You left without
Gone so fast.
Now all we have
Brother Death Poems
Goodbye 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.
26 Poems about Losing a Brother
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I lost the closest person to me....my baby brother, Bronson. We were only 13 months apart. We were best friends from the day he was born. We could talk without talking! (Our mom hated it)...
May your spirit soar in freedom
From the fears that gripped so tight.
May you find the peace you searched for
As you wandered, lost, in the night.Featured Shared Story
Miah, your comment touched my soul; I was searching for a poem fitting for my brother's funeral. I am not quite as eloquent as you to put into words how deeply I feel pain from his passing,...
Heaven has called upon you today,
leaving so many words left to say.
But now it's too late, for your time has come.
Words unspoken - I am sure everybody has some.Featured Shared Story
This poem is so touching! Only those who have lost their brothers can feel it. My only brother, Shahriar Hossain Sabbir, said goodbye on 31 August this year. He just celebrated his 28th...
My memories are what I have left,
and a lesson I will not forget.
The time has come when time is no moreFeatured Shared Story
I am devastated at the loss of my only sibling, my lovely, caring, intelligent little brother. He was only 54. He had had more than his fair share of heartache, loss and unhappiness in his...
5. Letting Go
You're still here in my heart and mind,
still making me laugh because 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.Featured Shared Story
I lost my older brother Kyle in a motorbike accident on the July 17, 2016 at the age of 17. I have never lost anyone in my family, so this was a real shock for my first loss. On the November...
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,Featured Shared Story
It'll be 3 years next Monday since I lost my big brother on Oct 10th, 2013. This poem touched my heart. My world's a mess without him. I try to be strong for him; I just miss him so much....
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.Featured Shared Story
I lost my brother January 4,1988. He died of complications from Diabetes Type 1. He was only 33 years old. It's like I lost half of myself. I didn't know how to live without him. Now I have...
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.Featured Shared Story
Tomorrow is the 3rd anniversary of the death of my younger brother, Jay! He was diagnosed in the fall of 2012 with a very rare form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma! He fought a very short,...
I never thought,
I would see the day.
When you wouldn't be there,
to show me the way.Featured Shared Story
My youngest brother was born when I was 17. He was not planned, but he was so loved. I helped raise him because he was just 2 1/2 when my first son was born. They were best friends and raised...
12. To My Brother
To my Brother:
Words are hard to describe feelings,
I have always been better with images.Featured Shared Story
My brother died on his 12th birthday in 99. It has been 17 years, and I still think about him every day. I remember asking the nurse while he was on life support if it would be hard to deal...
It's been two weeks today
that you finally got it your way.
You left us here, without a farewell,
leaving behind just your smell.Featured Shared Story
I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. My brother took his life on April 7, 2015. It was 4 days after his 50th birthday. He was the baby in our family, and I am the middle...
So, I am sitting here, writing this poem to you,
because right now it is all I can do.
I write all these poems from what I feel,
all these feelings I have are too real.Featured Shared Story
I was recently cheated on by a guy I was dating and I feel so horrible. Reading poetry helped alot.
15. I'm Alive
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....
16. I Often Wonder
I often wonder how life would be, if you were still down here with me.
I often wonder if you'd make them proud, would you be quiet or would you be loud?
I often wonder if you'd be class clown, bring someone up if they were down.
I often wonder if you'd be bright, be the type who is always right.Featured Shared Story
This is so perfect to how I feel. My brother passed away before I was born and I was named after him, so I have always felt this massive connection and sometimes emptiness and jealousy that I...
It's been so long since you've been gone
It still hurts all day long
There isn't a day that goes by
Without me thinking whyFeatured Shared Story
In love of memory of my brother (Stephen), age 34. He passed away on 10/03/2017. My brother sadly left from a massive heart attack. They brought him back, but after 3 days his body shut down...
18. How It Will Be
It feels like it's been forever
since I've seen your face.
I miss you so much.
In my heart you will always hold a special place.Featured Shared Story
My brother passed on November 26th 2014, the night before thanksgiving. He passed from a car accident drinking and driving. He swerved into another car's lane and died instantly. He was my...
19. Trail Of Tears
You made a bad decision,
you left me alone livin'.
The pain I feel is real, not fiction,.
You were my older brother, my best friend, it was a givin'.Featured Shared Story
I lost my brother a month ago. He was shot just after his visit to see me. He and his girlfriend were walking on the street. I feel so lost without it. It was just the two of us. Our parents...
20. Pain And Sorrow
This life is filled with pain and sorrow,
I always wonder if I'll make it through tomorrow.
I don't know what I'm going to do,
I'm always missing you.Featured Shared Story
It's heartbreaking for me to read your story because it sounds so much like mine. On October 12, 2016, my grandmother on my mom's side died. She raised me like her child, so she was my mama....
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