Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Loss of Father Poems
Thoughts on Death of Father
The death of someone close to us leave us shocked with grief. We cannot understand how one minute this person was here and the next they are gone. The truth is that those we love are never truly gone. The body may have run its course, but the soul lives forever. Human beings have been cognizant of eternal life since the beginning of time. Every culture has its own traditions about death and reincarnation. The anxiety commonly felt about death in our culture is a result of a scientific schema which says that "if I don't see it, it's not there".
Poems on Deceased Fathers
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Do not go gentle into that good night,Featured Shared Story
This is indeed a great poem and very touching. I love it!
Father's Day In Heaven
If time exists in heaven,
Do you still rise with the sun?
Do you and Mom share breakfast
Before your day has begun?Featured Shared Story
Such a beautiful poem for Father's Day, Pat. Your poem was published on the day that my late father would have celebrated his 100th birthday in heaven. A wonderful tribute to your father, a...
Have you seen my Daddy?
I don't know where he's gone.
Sometimes it hurts so much
I can't seem to carry on.Featured Shared Story
I lost my dad in 2015; it was so very painful. My father had been admitted in hospitals many times, and so I, being a little girl of 10 years of age then, thought he would be just fine this...
The Positive Influence Of A Dad
It's never the right time
To say goodbye.
I will miss you, Dad,
And here is why.Featured Shared Story
My precious daddy died on April 9, 1967, at the age of 68. He, too, had pancreatic cancer. I was a young married woman with a toddler. He was one of nine children, born in Georgia. He was a...
My Wonderful Father
We miss your face; you were taken too soon.
Your beaming smile that lit up the room,
Them cheeky dimples and twinkle in your eye.
We keep asking ourselves why, oh why.Featured Shared Story
I woke up early many, many times. I just couldn't sleep. I was sitting in my room looking at my dad's picture, wondering why he couldn't be a part of my future. Uncontrolled tears stream down...
Poem For Dad In Heaven
I know this man
Who is dear to my heart.
Suddenly one day
It was torn all apart.Featured Shared Story
When I lost my dad to suicide, I read this poem to my family. I then decided that I wanted to share this with our close family at his service. Any day when I really miss him and when it's...
Mourning The Loss Of A Father
I hate that I can't see your face,
except for a picture on my mirror.
But I love that when I look at it,Featured Shared Story
My father became seriously ill in January 2018. I went to the hospital and he had the flu and pneumonia. I sat with him day and night. He didn't want anyone to touch him. I asked him what was...
Missing My Dad
Three months have passed.
I'll never forget the day
Someone rang to tell me
That you'd gone away.Featured Shared Story
About two months ago I lost my father. I cannot say that it was unexpected, yet now I realize that there is nothing in life that can prepare us to bear this void. He remained in the intensive...
Acrostic Poem About Father Passing Away
Forever in my heart,
Always on my mind.
Together again we will be, all in God's time.
Heaven gained another angel the day you left.Featured Shared Story
I love this poem. I lost my dad when I was 7. He was killed by a gun. The guy who killed him got away with it and I have always hated him. This poem helped ease that pain a little, while most...
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