Husband Death Poems

Loss of Husband Poems

Husbands are, for many wives, their source of comfort, love, joy, and companionship. Many wives consider their husband to be their confidant and best friend. To lose the man they have relied on for so long can be utterly devastating. For those who have not experienced the loss of a husband, it is impossible to understand the depth of the pain a wife feels. It is a pain so deep, the human mind only comes to accept the harsh reality gradually. Widows and her supportive friends and family can honor their loved one by recounting a kind gesture or amusing stories involving him.

Poems Paying Tribute to the Passing of Husbands

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  1. Missing You

    Grief And Loneliness After Losing A Spouse

    I sit alone now in the darkness of despair.
    I cry my silent tears.
    My heart is broken into a million tiny pieces.
    The silence is deafening to my ears.

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    My husband of 26 years had small cell lung cancer, and with chemo he lasted 9 months. He was 47. The devastation I felt is indescribable - a black hole I just couldn't see my way out of. Our...

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  3. I'll Be Missing You

    Widow Missing Husband

    They say that time will heal all wounds.
    I know that could be true.
    It's the lonely in-between times
    That I start missing you.

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    I lost my hubby October 13, 2017. He was my soulmate, the love of my life. I still feel his presence and know that he interacts with our grandchild. Our granddaughter often play with him,...

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  4. Now That You're Gone

    • By Roselyn Dj. Sarmiento
    • Published: August 2017

    You're gone, and all that's left is nothing but memories,
    Memories that lead me to silence and tears.
    I miss your arms that hold me tight,
    Your snore that fills our room at night.

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    My husband just died from heart disease on September 7, 2018, and we had gotten married 10/12/2017. This Friday it was our first-year anniversary, but we were together for 4 years. The house...

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  6. Moving Forward

    Poem About Moving On After Husband's Death

    I woke up this morning
    And reached over for you.
    You weren't there, I remembered.
    Now what will I do?

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    I miss you, my darling. Your smile and your touch. The nights, the days, our dreams and such. Even though you're gone, you're never forgotten. You're in my heart as I'm feeling sad at times....

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  7. Where Are You?

    • By Grace A. Mandry
    • Published: January 2017

    Why has He taken you from me?
    Torn from my side, where you should be.
    Forty-six years we lived as one
    To stand stronger than we had begun.

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    I identify with many of your grief stories. My husband of almost 35 years died on Christmas Day 2017. He bravely fought cancer for two years. He was an amazing man, a wonderful husband, a...

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  8. My Lost Love

    • By Anne Spiller
    • Published: February 2010
    Mourning A Spouse's Death Poem

    I have only just lost you; the pain is hard to bear.
    Do I have to go through life knowing you're not there?
    Please, someone explain to me why he had to go.
    Are there any reasons I really need to know?

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    I lost my soul mate David 3 weeks ago after 57 years of marriage. My heart aches and I feel so lost without him. I know he is at peace and free of the pain and suffering he endured for over 2...

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  10. To Fill Her Heart With Hope

    She got up this morning,
    sun shining through the blind.
    She took a look in the mirror,
    and something crossed her mind.

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    This wonderful morning I woke up realizing you're two hours away, sick, and unable to play. I said my prayers and begged God to keep you safe and to heal all your strife and illness away. A...

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  11. With You Again

    • By Jan
    • Published: March 2017
    Terrible Emptiness After Loss Of Husband

    Fifteen years of happiness just wasn't enough time
    To show the world that you were mine.
    There are no words to express how sad I feel,
    How lost I am without you; it does not feel real.

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    Terry and I had previously been in abusive marriages. We tried to settle with the fact that we would never meet our soulmate! But then it happened in 2013 at ages 51 and 61. Our chaplain said...

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  12. Time Does Not Bring Relief (Sonnet II)

    Time does not bring relief; you all have lied
    Who told me time would ease me of my pain!
    I miss him in the weeping of the rain;
    I want him at the shrinking of the tide;

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  13. Live Our Dreams

    • By Nicolene Jansen Van Vuuren
    • Published: May 2011
    Message From Husband From Heaven

    Staring at the little dots in the sky
    Wondering which one is you
    Asking the same question, why?
    Only answer I know is that you knew.

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    I lost my husband of 50 years and 11 months on December 29, 2015, to a very aggressive cancer. It only took 26 days from him feeling bad to God taking him. I met him at a gas station in 1964....

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