In Memory Poems

Poems In Memory of Loved Ones

The act of creating a poem is a memorial for one who has passed away. It is an act of spirituality. A memorial tells the world that while our loved one may be gone his or her spirit lives on. This individual will forever be tied together in the circle of life. Our Loved One's life mattered and continues to matter. Their acts of goodness and courage will never be forgotten. A memorial is a way to remember a loved one forever.

Memorial Poetry to Remember Loved Ones

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  1. Happy Birthday In Heaven

    The very first month
    Of each passing year
    Brings up your birthday
    Even though you're not here.

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  3. My Memory Library

    Imagine if I was given one moment,
    just a single slice of my past.
    I could hold it close forever,
    and that moment would always last.

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    Today, October 9th, I came across your poem. I was filled with so many emotions and could not communicate my feelings. I lost my late husband to lung cancer. He was 48 years old. Today would...

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  4. Twenty Less

    Poem About Sandy Hook Shooting

    I woke up to see the bright Connecticut sky.
    My mom came in with a holiday twinkle in her eye.
    She helped me get dressed and the morning flew by.

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  6. I'll Be There

    Poem About Loved One Always Being With Us

    You ask me to stay, if
    Only for one more day.
    I wish I could, but it's time for me
    to go.

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    Lovely poem, Diana. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  7. Times Gone By

    In Memory Of Those We Loved

    Graves of those once loved in times gone by,
    Quietly lying in rows beneath the Earth's sky;
    Such a peaceful place of many deep sorrows,
    Where the living walk among solemn rows,

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    I have done a lot of genealogy research and have visited quite a few cemeteries. Some of them were small and very old, and some of them neglected. I took up genealogy to discover my roots and...

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  8. Meet You At The Gate

    A beautiful garden now stands alone,
    missing the one who nurtured it,
    But now she is gone.
    Her flowers still bloom, and the sun it still shines,

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    The day my sister passed, she knew it was coming. I did my daily routine and left work. I wouldn't take breaks. Instead, I'd take my sister to dialysis or go home to cook so she could take...

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  10. Gifts For A Grieving Heart

    Poem About Gifts Of Loving Memories

    Your face frozen in blissful eternal sleep now,
    As I kiss you goodbye on your cold brow,
    A last tearful glance as you're taken away,
    There was nothing anyone could do or say,

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    My sister just loss someone and compared them to a butterfly which shows us "what a soft touch is like and the beauty of what love could be, but after a short time in our lives they die. So...

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  11. I Miss You, Grandma

    • By Michelle Williams
    • Published: June 2008

    I think about you all the time,
    And every day it hurts to cry.
    So much has happened in my life.
    I'm not sure how hard to try.

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    I loved my grandmother so much. She passed away last month from a brain tumor, and she was just 70. When he was ill for the past year and doctors declined to operate on her, I was afraid each...

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  12. Balloons In Heaven

    • By Sharon L. Rice
    • Published: January 20, 2019
    Celebrating A Birthday In Heaven

    Your birthday is here again,
    but in heaven you will be.
    We will celebrate your special day
    visiting you and your memorial tree.

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  13. Light A Candle

    • By J
    • Published: July 2008

    light a candle,
    see it glow,
    watch it dance,
    when you feel low,

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    Beautiful. I love lighting candles. It takes me back to when my mother was here. We laughed together, we cried together, but most of all she was here and we loved each other and always told...

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