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. 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 cannot see me,
    but I hold you just the same.

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    I lost my oldest daughter, Melissa Lynn Boylen Pettit, May 29, 2018, to ALS (Lou Gehrig disease). She was 46, a mother to two sons, and a grandmother to two. I continue to grieve today as I...

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  3. Silhouette

    Poem On Anniversary Of Daughter's Death

    Could I have another moment?
    Another kiss, another smile,
    One more chance to watch you sleep
    Or just to sit awhile.

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    My heart goes out to you. I lost my Tayla Jade 9 years ago yesterday at age 2 to a drowning accident. I know it feels like hell, as if life will never go on. It never goes away, and you never...

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  4. 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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    Hello,
    I hope you're ok. I hope you're coping, and I hope you have a good supportive network. No words can make you feel better. I'm so sorry for your loss. My Daughter passed away in May...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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    I lost my Victoria 4/20/18 age 28 from an overdose. I am devastated. I feel lost. How will I go on? My precious, beautiful girl was taken. I know your pain. A pain no one but a mom who lost a...

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  8. Losing A Child

    • By Glenna Marie Durand
    • Published: June 2008

    It's hard to accept losing a child
    Why wasn't it me
    Life is too short as it is
    I don't agree that it's our destiny ...

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    The 14th of December 2013 is the day that changed my world. My beautiful daughter Nicole (22) and my little angel of a grandson Declan (3) died in a tragic car accident. They were on their...

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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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    No one will ever know the great pain we feel unless they too have lost a child, a child with a young child left behind. I feel cheated, cheated because I will never get to see my child raise...

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  11. 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 am so, so sorry for your pain, and I, too, know the loss. My own daughter became pregnant with my first grandchild. I was elated, and to add to the excitement, we found out there were two....

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  12. 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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    This poem and everyone's stories break my heart all over again. I lost my 31 year old daughter on April 21, 2015, to Sarcoma cancer. She found out she had cancer while she was pregnant with...

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  13. Angel In The Sky

    • By Anita Hermalin
    • Published: September 2011
    Poem About Facing Each Day

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    When I look up at the sky
    I see a pair of wings go by.
    It's not a bird, but an angel I see
    Through the clouds, she smiles at me....

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    September of 2014 we found out we were expecting triplet girls with 2 due dates June 8th and June 9. Crazy right? Went to the hospital because I was having stomach pain and they told me I...

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