Husband Death Poems

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 for your beautiful poem and supporting words. My lovely husband and soulmate died two weeks ago, quite unexpected, at the age of 50. I am 30. He was everything to me, so loving,...

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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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    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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  4. 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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    I lost my husband almost a year ago to the date, June 23, 2019. We were together for 13 years, married 3. We experienced all of the for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health before...

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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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    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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  7. 'Til Death Do Us Part

    When life seems a blur,
    And I can't quite believe
    That I'm living without you
    And you were taken from me,

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    Thank you for saying what I feel. Just lost my husband and not sure where to go from here or what to feel. I know life is for the living and I must muster the strength and courage to continue...

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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 husband 3 months ago. My heart is still aching as strongly as the day he died. He was not ill, and was taken from me suddenly. I suppose that is the hardest part. I had no time to...

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  10. Kisses On The Wind

    • By Valerie I. Petroff
    • Published: March 3, 2021
    I Miss You More Every Day

    Time heals all wounds they say,
    but I have one that never goes away.
    The loss of you has left a spot
    deep in my heart that time forgot.

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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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    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. 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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    • Shares 2014
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    Lost my husband on Sept 30, 2020, after a five year progressive illness of Lewy Body Dementia. Watching him go downhill with my two teenage sons, having to miss their graduations from high...

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  13. 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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