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'm so sorry about your loss. I hope writing this poem brought you some comfort, and I hope her daddy is managing to cope. God bless you!

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  3. Handprint

    Poem About Losing Young Daughter

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    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....

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    I lost my youngest daughter almost 5 years ago as well. She was 2 years old, and she was born with complications. I was 26 weeks along when I had her, and she was under 2 pounds. I had a very...

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  4. If I Could Hear Her

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

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    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...

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    I have been looking for a place to share my grief. How often have we heard, "When a loved one dies, holidays are difficult"? I would not disagree, but what to do? I cannot stop crying. Our...

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  6. 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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    I recently lost my little girl this past Christmas, and it has been really hard for me and my 3 boys. Her loss was sudden. I wasn’t informed my baby had an infection in her body, so on the...

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  7. 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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  8. Dear God, Please Take Care Of My Little Girl

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    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.

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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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  10. My Sweet Amy

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

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    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.

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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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  11. 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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  12. Angels Cry

    Poem Wanting Violence Against Children To Stop

    Why must mothers say goodbye?
    Every time children die -
    The angels cry.

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  13. When You Were Small

    • By Linda D. Cope
    • Published: May 2008
    Death Of Daughter Poem

    I often think of you
    When you were very small.
    You left your fingerprints
    On almost every wall....

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    Tomorrow is the anniversary of my daughter's and my grandson's deaths. She was my only child. Her son passed away when he was only a few days old, and sadly, in her grief, she took her own...

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