Loss of a Friend Poems

Tribute Poems on the Loss of a Friend

What are some of the feelings that one might feel when a friend passes away? When someone that is special to us is gone it can be difficult to continue living life. Things that were special to you may begin to seem pointless when you don't have that special person to share it with. All of the things that you did together are reminders of the loss that you have suffered. Do yourself a favor and take the time to mourn your loss. As you go through the five stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance, memories of the good times you spent together may bring a smile to your face instead of a painful grimace.

Poems for When a Good Friend Dies

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  1. Dear Friend

    • By Natalie N. Mattiuzzo-Tugaeff-Rodgers
    • Published: April 27, 2019
    Death Of Friend Acrostic Poem

    F- Family wasn't there, but you were.
    R- Remember all that time we spent together?
    I- I am so sad that it had to end like it did.
    E- Even though you're gone, we still talk, just not how we used to.

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  3. Birthdays In Heaven

    Remembering The Birthday Of A Friend Who Passed Away

    I remember the first day we met.
    You were all smiles, always happy.
    This I must say is the saddest birthday yet
    Because I still haven't learned to forget.

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  4. As One

    • By Samantha M. Hann
    • Published: January 2019
    Holding Onto Memories After A Friend's Passing

    It's okay to miss you,
    It's okay to cry.
    Just know I'll never forget you.
    This isn't a permanent goodbye.

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  6. Hanging In Tough

    Having Faith In God During Tough Times

    A fine lady.
    So gallantly strong,
    She stands for the good,
    The righteous, and God.

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  7. Far, Far Away

    • By Anjiya A. Ali
    • Published: August 2017

    All she needed was a chance,
    A chance to make her heart dance.
    No one knew she had it in her,
    Because all they saw was a broken mirror.

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  8. Goodnight, My Soul

    • By Taryn M. Clark
    • Published: December 2016
    Saying Goodbye To Your Best Friend

    Goodnight, my soul; your journey has ended.
    Your struggles have now begun to cease.
    Time to close your eyes to happy dreams
    And wake to eternal peace.

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    My best friend has cystic fibrosis, and I can never stop thinking about him. We met at a play where we played brother and sister. Then we ended up in another play together. We never really...

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  10. The Late August Grieving

    • By Victoria H. Patterson
    • Published: September 2016
    The Way Life Moves On After A Death

    I've always dreaded
    The changes brought by late August.
    The cooling of the air begins again
    And the promise of summer fades,

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  11. Do Not Cry

    Friend's Wishes On How To Be Remembered

    When I leave this world, please do not cry,
    For I have gone up with the spirits in the sky.
    Do not place flowers by my side,
    For I never got them when I was alive.

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  12. Everywhere

    • By Tara L. Collacchi
    • Published: August 2016
    Remember Me In Everything Around You

    There was no time to say goodbye.
    But this I ask - please do not cry.
    Remember me as you think best.
    Remember the happy times, but forget the rest.

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  13. Cancer Stole My Friend

    • By Serena Oritz
    • Published: February 2016
    Poem About Wanting More Time With A Friend

    Cancer took my best friend, don't you see?
    Time was a ticking bomb thrust in me.
    Did black cats traverse my way?
    Did bad luck linger over me day to day?

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    I lost my best friend to a brain tumor on the 24th of October 2015, so it's been a year since she's been gone. But, man, it feels like it happened just yesterday, as I still cry to this day...

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