Husband Death Poems - Page 2

  1. 21. Ballad Of Twin Towers

    • By Graham L. West
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems September 2017

    This is a tragic ballad written in memory of 9/11.

    Losing Husband On 9/11

    That morning we woke up,
    Like any other day.
    We brushed our teeth, I brushed my hair.
    Nothing new to say.

    He said "Goodbye, I'm going to work,"
    While I stayed at home.
    I took the kids to school
    And heard a ring on my phone.

    I picked up my cell,
    Holding my coffee cup.
    It was my sister Stacey.
    She said, "Turn the radio up."

    When I got home
    They were waiting at the door.
    They called me over.
    My eyes started to pour.

    This morning I wake up
    With no one in the bed.
    I wish my husband were here,
    But he can't come back from the dead.

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  2. 22. Beside Your Grave

    A friend of the family passed away from a sudden heart attack. He and his wife were married 43 years. It was a shock; one moment he was laughing and the next we was gone. He was always the one who could tell a good story and brighten a room. I wrote this poem in his memory and for his wife.

    One Year Anniversary

    I left a simple rose today.
    I laid it down upon your grave.
    Then memories came rushing - from the past,
    of our lives together; we said it would last.

    I remember the time, hand in hand, we ran
    through the tall grasses and warm sand.
    We laughed at all of your jokes and stories.
    The way you told them it was never boring.

    Although it's been a year today,
    my heart is sad - it won't betray.
    It seems like time has been delayed -
    the long cold nights and the gloomy days.

    I thank God for the time we had.
    My life with you was never bad.
    I pray for a new dawn and sunny days,
    as I stand here beside your grave.

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  3. 23. I Would Follow You Into The Dark

    My husband, Adam Campbell, passed away on March 28, 2012, in a car accident on his way home from work. He was only 20 years old. We were just married on Dec. 10, 2011. We were newlyweds, with a 2 year old son. We didn't get a chance to say goodbye. We still struggle with his loss every day.

    Poem Wanting To Be Reunited With Husband In Death

    I would follow you into the dark
    If you didn't leave me so much to live for.
    I would follow you into the light
    If I knew you knocked on heaven's door.

    To be with you one last time to say goodbye
    Or maybe to live with you for eternity,
    I wish I had all the strength in the world
    To give up my life so carelessly.

    I would follow you into the dark
    If I didn't promise to live on in your name.
    I would follow you into the light
    If we didn't have a son to carry our flame.

    I would walk into the unknown
    Just to see your precious face.
    I would make a deal with the devil
    To see where you are, whatever the place.

    I would follow you into the light
    If there wasn't such a big question mark.
    Oh, what I wouldn't give baby,
    To follow you into the dark.

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  4. 24. Love Song

    • By Avril M. Bowler
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems January 2018

    This year is the 20th anniversary of my husband's death. I still miss him every single day. I have tried hard to live my life as fully as possible as a tribute to his memory, and this is my thank you to him for giving me the strength to go on.

    Poem About Life After My Husband's Death

    The years have gone so fast, so slow,
    The seasons spinning round as years drift by.
    I miss the looks we shared, the smiles,
    The warming touch of gentle hands.

    The years have been so long, so long.
    The silence met, returning home.
    I miss your laughter, sparkling eyes,
    The loving look and mutual joys.

    The years have gone so fast, so slow,
    Seasons marking empty days.
    I miss sharing my life with you.
    I miss the way our hearts would sing.

    The years have been so long, so long.
    I've watched the seasons, counted days.
    I've truly lived the best I can,
    My broken heart made strong by love.

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  5. 25. Dreading Christmastime

    • By Victoria L. Thomas
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems November 2016

    I lost my husband in September, and I am dreading this coming Christmas without him. We were together 10 years and got married in May; it would have been our first Christmas together as a married couple. I don't know how I'm going to get through this coming season.

    Struggling At Christmas After Losing My Husband

    I'm dreading Christmastime this year
    Because I have so much to fear:

    An empty space beside my chair,
    No gentle caress upon my hair,

    No Christmas card from him to read,
    No loving kiss upon my cheek.

    The mistletoe will be unused,
    And songs will make my heart feel bruised.

    My heart is heavy, my pain is great.
    There's nothing left to celebrate.

    For my love has gone beyond the veil,
    And all I want to do is wail:

    "Christmastime, leave me alone!"
    Happiness has left my home.

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  6. 26. Never Alone, A Father And Husbands Protection

    • By Jason Deline
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006

    A poem about a Husband who is dead, who has passed away. However he continues to live in the hearts of his loved ones.

    When I looked out over the patio tonight I noticed a single star,
    With fog so dense you couldn't see the moon, I knew it could only be you.

    I stared at you for a while hoping for a reason,
    Then realized at that very moment that you weren't gone at all,
    In fact you are and always will be alive in our hearts and memories,
    Your love is strong Leo,
    So strong in fact that it has burned a hole in the fog,
    Just so that the light of you can keep us warm and protected at night.

    Though night shall fade and day shall come,
    I know that you will not have abandoned me,
    For you are now my shadow that guides and protects my day,
    I know now that I shall never walk alone again,
    For you will always be there holding my hand.

    One would not think to ever hurt me,
    For they will see my Father/Husband at my side,
    And know that a man of great stature and power protects me.

    I will sleep easy tonight,
    Knowing that you are there beside me,
    When I feel that extra bit of warmth and security at night,
    I know it is but your arms wrapped around me.

    I am Never Alone, And You Are Never Forgotten.

    Jason Deline,

    This poem was inspired by the actual star that you read about in this poem.

    This Poem is dedicated to Judy and Dawn, Leo's beloved wife and daughter. His passion, His life.

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  7. 27. Can He See Me?

    • By Marian Shapcott
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems June 2011

    My husband had a brain hemorrhage nine years ago that left him in a vegetative state. We have been married for forty one years. I go to see him every week, but he doesn't know me. Even though his eyes are open, he can't see and he can't move. He is in the royal hospital in Putney. He is in limbo and so am I. Life does go on, but it's not the same, and he will never get any better than he is now.

    Waiting For Death Husband In A Vegetative State

    Can he see me?
    Can he hear me?
    Does he know I'm there?
    When I am standing at his bedside or sitting in a chair.
    My friends tell me to move on with my life,
    but it is so hard
    when I am still his wife.

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  8. 28. Suicide

    • By Derryn Brinton-Wood
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems June 2014

    On 27th June 2010 my husband, suffering from bi-polar, committed suicide.
    I wrote this poem shortly after his death when I realized how difficult my family, friends and colleagues found it to discuss and sympathize with my loss.
    The stigma attached to suicide still exists, unconsciously, in people's minds.
    The death is seen a choice. Something avoidable and so somehow less tragic. It was a death seeped in anger on my behalf when all I really wanted was to mourn his loss.

    Poem On The Stigma Of Losing A Loved One Through Suicide

    Suicide the headline screams
    And everyone turns their head
    Too frightened, too shocked, too ignorant
    To acknowledge that he is dead

    Whispers in the corridors
    As slowly rumours spread
    An overdose, a bridge, a rope
    A gun put to his head

    A visit to the state mortuary
    Where platitudes are said
    As they slowly draw the curtain
    For a viewing of the dead

    Widow standing silently
    While poetry is read
    Mourners walking one by one
    To the harbor they are led

    Flowers scattered on the sea
    A brightly fragrant bed
    Whilst seagulls cry overhead
    He is dead, he is dead, he is dead

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  9. 29. Nevermore

    • By Cindi
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems August 2010

    I wrote this poem to my beloved husband whom I lost not too long ago. Our life together got cut way too short and he was the one true love of my life. This I dedicate to you my one and only Sweets.

    Poem to Passed Away Husband

    Nevermore
    will I see your smiling face,
    will I feel your strong firm embrace.
    will I wish upon the starry skies,
    will I gaze into your loving eyes.
    will I feel your warm lips upon mine,
    will my eyes sparkle and shine.
    the streets your feet will roam,
    Because Our Lord and Savior decided to take you Home.

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  10. 30. Live Our Dreams

    • By Nicolene Jansen Van Vuuren
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2011

    This poem is for a friend who lost her husband. I think you are a very strong woman!

    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.
    Sitting by the window, watching the rain fall
    Never felt so cold.
    Remembered the last story you told.

    Hold on and be strong
    Live you're life, do your things
    For it's in heaven I belong
    Go on and live your dreams

    In a song I still hear you
    In a flower I still see you
    But your bed space is empty
    It's just your memory that comforts me.
    Missing you is a rollercoaster ride
    Emotions up and down
    Always wishing you are by my side

    But I'll hold on and I'll be strong
    Will live my life, do my things
    And promise to live our dreams.

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  11. 31. A Sad Day

    • By Jennifer
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2009

    This poem was written about the memory of my husband's funeral. I have been alone for 4 years now and am just beginning to get back to the real world. I needed to write this to deal with the grief that I was still experiencing.

    A song plays, indicating a start of a journey.
    A woman sobs loudly, mourning her husband.
    One last chance to tell him all she wants,
    she just stands and stares, with her tears falling.

    A bugle begins to play the dreadful "Taps".
    She stays still, not sure what happens next.
    A flag is presented to the grieving widow;
    she grasps it and holds it close to her heart.

    A man tries to tell of this man that she loved;
    he doesn't know enough to properly convey,
    the way that this man touched everyone's life.
    The laughter and joy he brought to all that he met.

    The ritual is over and she falls to her knees;
    she can never leave him all alone in the breeze.
    She tries to rise but is too weak to stand,
    she'll need a band of angels to help her through.

    Three women, stoic and silent, appear at her side,
    they wrap their arms around and hold her near.
    They help her up and as they begin to walk,
    she thinks, goodbye my love, you're finally home.

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  12. 32. Is Anybody Listening?

    • By Lisa Miller
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems March 2008

    I wrote this poem about nine months ago, after my husband passed away. We had difficulties during our lives together, but I loved him more than myself! It was my way of asking others to see that I needed help to put to rest all the bad stuff from years gone by so that I could learn to let him go and he can rest peacefully.

    After Death Of Husband Poem

    Alone with the raging in my soul,
    I know not where to turn.
    I have opened up to some,
    But this raging makes me burn.

    My heart and soul are screaming,
    But I try to hold it in,
    For, they make me feel I'm wrong,
    That my hurt is like a sin.

    I am fighting for a way,
    To be not weak and small.
    But my pain is not subsiding,
    Please someone hear my call!

    I've done what they have asked,
    Tried going down their path.
    But they know not why I'm hurting,
    They haven't felt the wrath.

    I look to them sincerely,
    I TRY to help them SEE,
    But, they just don't understand it,
    So they choose to leave me be.

    I long to just be normal,
    Then maybe they'll accept,
    The reasons why I need them,
    The reason why I've wept.

    The demons they hold strong,
    As, they've broken my life down.
    Are they afraid of these monsters?
    Is that why they seem to frown?

    I'm afraid to admit,
    The help that I need.
    I don't want them to know,
    That in my pai I BLEED.

    I have learned how to live
    With many kinds of pain,
    But, I will never let,
    My husband die in vain.

    Because he was unkind,
    So many years before,
    I think his death, they want me,
    To move on and IGNORE.

    Tyrone can you hear me?
    Can you please let them know,
    That special part of you
    That I just can't let go?

    Is anybody listening?
    Does anybody SEE?
    Help me put to rest, my Ty,
    Please help to set me free!

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