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. Stillness

    • By Audrey Klatkiewicz
    • Published: October 2018
    Searching For You Now That You're Gone

    Eternal lights flicker
    In a distant sky.
    Where have you gone;
    Why did you die?

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    Thank you so much for your words. My late husband, Casey, was the one who could write poetry and play the guitar. I find myself trying to come up with words to describe my pain. People think...

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  3. A Wife's Grief

    Coping With Grief After Losing A Husband

    If death is nothing at all,
    We will be enjoying summer and fall;
    We shall talk and laugh as we have always done,
    Instead of waiting for my time to come.

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    • Rating 4.61
  4. 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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    My husband who was a professional boxer developed dementia at age 57 from undetected brain injuries. He was admitted to Bendale Acres Long Term Care at the age of 67. It was so lonely without...

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  6. 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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    It's been such a long time. Tonight I am missing him. It never goes away. The pain and loneliness just get easier to carry. I was 36 with a 7-year-old. I am quiet and not easy to know. He...

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  7. 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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    Each day I wake since you're gone, drinking coffee, feeling empty and alone. No one to talk to about what we used to share. Trying hard each day not to live in despair. Trying to stay busy,...

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  8. 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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    • Rating 4.47
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    I lost my husband Sept 18, 2018. It's been a year, and I'm still up crying. Grieving, praying every night for God to take this unbearable pain away. I just want to feel normal again. How does...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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    • Rating 4.45
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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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    • Rating 4.39
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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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