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. 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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  3. 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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  4. I Am Not That Strong

    • By Rose Carroll
    • Published: August 2008
    Letter To Dead Husband

    My Dearest Darling,

    I am not as strong as I thought I was.
    Since you have been gone,

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    My dear, sweet husband of 37 years lost his courageous nine month battle to AML on May 16, 2018. The loss of my best friend is still unbelievable and unbearable at times. One of the last...

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  6. Nevermore

    • By Cindi
    • Published: August 2010
    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,...

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    • Rating 4.34
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    I lost my husband 23 years ago after 20 years of marriage and 2 sons. The night after he passed I was outside crying. I looked up to see a full moon. I vowed that I would remember him every...

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  7. 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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    • Rating 4.41
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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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  8. Love Forever Lost

    Time, It Takes Time

    Like A ghost I flitter through the night,
    keeping to the shadows and abhorring the light.

    The night camouflages and no one can see

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    Hi Elisa - My apologies as I see this was 6 years ago. This is so similar to the disaster my wife was given when diagnosed in June with stage 4 lung/brain cancer that took her from me only 2...

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  10. 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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    • Rating 4.49
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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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  11. Is Anybody Listening?

    • By Lisa Miller
    • Published: March 2008
    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....

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    • Rating 4.25
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    TJ Illinois - my heart goes out to you and your family. My husband passed away 1-27-16. It has only been 5 or so months and the pain is as sharp as the day he passed away. He lost his...

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  12. 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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  13. A Sad Day

    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....

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    • Rating 4.16
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    I lost my husband of 27 years on September 14, 2017, in a terrible car accident. The driver went into his lane. It was head on and he died on the spot. I was out of the country and he was...

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