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. Our Song

    The Loss Of A Daughter

    You took a piece of me with you the day you left,
    leaving me unable to catch my breath.

    This isn't how it was supposed to be!

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  6. 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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  7. 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
    Who 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. The Heart I Carry

    The Unbreakable Mother-Child Bond

    Within my heart beats a separate pulse
    With a rhythm all its own.
    It comforts me in my times of need
    And keeps me from feeling alone.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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