Daughter Death Poems

Poems about the Loss of a Daughter

Daughters are a source of immeasurable joy for her parents. Long before a daughter is born, she is deeply loved. Daughters are often a mother's best friend, her ally, and her most precious treasure. For a father, a daughter is often the apple of his eye, his princess. It is no surprise then, that a parent's love for a daughter is so intense and selfless. For this reason, the loss of a daughter can bring on a range of difficult emotions including numbness, guilt, anger, emptiness, disbelief and deep sadness.

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  1. Waiting For Daddy

    Message From Heaven

    Daddy can you feel me
    Do you know I'm near
    I wished that I could be with you
    To wipe away your tears

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    I feel so numb, full of hatred for the month of October... This month has torn me apart not once but twice. Three years ago, on the 18 of October, I lost my 1st baby girl. Even though she was...

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  3. Words From Mommy's Heart

    • By Kyla
    • Published: April 2014
    Poem About Loss Of Little Girl

    Thinking of you and your sweetest smile
    I close my eyes for just a while,
    As I lay and think of you
    Your love of gum and how you'd chew,...

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    Wow. Your love toward your daughter is immortal. It's the best way to express what you felt. It was amazing to read, which makes my tears come out.

  4. Handprint

    Poem About Losing Young Daughter

    You were lying in my arms,
    As I tried to say goodbye,
    "It might be for the best," they said,
    But I knew that was a lie....

    Poem About Losing Young Daughter, Handprint

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    This is beautiful. I know what you suffer. The loss of a child is something we shouldn't have to bear. Thank you for sharing this. It helps me to see I'm not the only one. I hope you stay...

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  6. If I Could Hear Her

    • By Carolyn Ferreira
    • Published: November 2013
    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother

    I see your teardrops falling
    I hear you cry my name
    I know you can not see me
    but I hold you just the same...

    Poem About Daughter Comforting Mother, If I Could Hear Her

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    I am very strong single mom of 4 with no relatives near. Lost my Diana (oldest) when she was a week shy from her 25th bday 8 years. Ejected from a car. I cry every day. Cannot help grieving....

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  7. My Sweet Amy

    • By Bonnie Dodd
    • Published: May 2015
    Loss Of Daughter Who Left Behind Small Children

    The first time they laid you in my arms,
    you were so small and precious,
    the perfect gift from above,
    and in an instant I fell in love.

    Loss Of Daughter Who Left Behind Small Children, My Sweet Amy

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    Charity was my 2nd daughter. She was just 2 weeks old. I had her on September 29, 2015 and she died on October 15, 2015. She became so restless the day before, we rushed her to the hospital...

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  8. For My Daughter Crissy

    • By Kathy
    • Published: November 2011
    A Letter To God

    Gentle Savior please look down,
    There's someone by your side,
    A small bewildered four year old,
    That needs you as her guide....

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    I somehow came across this one night I was grieving for my daughter, who I lost shortly after birth. I have kept this poem close to heart as I can relate to it. I unfortunately am now passing...

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  10. Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl

    Dear God, please take care of my little girl,
    The one with big eyes, and soft brown curls.
    She was special, as you should know,
    I really didn't want to let her go.

    Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl

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    My daughter JoLeen had open-heart surgery when she was five and was released from hospital on her 6th birthday. She was my precious miracle, so beautiful and full of life! Only 3 months after...

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  11. Hayley's Smile

    • By Amy L. Mercer
    • Published: February 2006

    I wrote this for my daughter who just passed away from a brain disease called Krabbe.

    Hayley's Smile

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    My girls Patricia and Isabelle passed to be with The Lord different years. Patricia not so long ago in 2012 on the 4th march aged 10 & Isabelle on the 27th November 1998. I get thru my days...

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  12. Ode To Katie

    • By Curtis A. Richards
    • Published: January 2012
    Poem to Dead Daughter

    I hopelessly sit here,
    Like three years ago.
    All the candles are lit,
    No "Sweet Angel" to blow....

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    This breaks my heart. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish she would blow them out for you! Just one puff! I believe that she hears you, that she sees you, that you're not alone! You are...

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  13. My Precious Daughter Lindsey

    Poem About Still Loving Child Years After Death

    I remember it well, the day you were born
    Everyone was happy, smiling faces adorn
    The epitome of what every baby girl should be
    You were loved so much, anyone could see. ...

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    There is no greater loss then the loss of a child, I know this because I have lost two. My precious daughter Leanne and my precious son Darrell. This is my poem to every parent who has lost a...

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