In Memory Poems

In Loving Memory Poems

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.

Remembrance Poems to Remember Loved Ones

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  1. When I Remember You

    Remembering A Spouse

    When I remember you, I remember the first time we met.
    I look back at our time together with absolutely no regret.

    When I remember you, I remember the first time I looked into your eyes.

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  3. My Mum's Birthday

    • By Suzanne N. Painter
    • Published: January 2019
    Remembering The Memories Of A Mother

    I lost you all those years ago,
    But memories don't fade; they grow.
    Your special day will always be
    One that means so much to me.

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  4. Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven

    If I could have one wish in life,
    That wish would have to be
    That God would take away my pain
    And send you back to me.

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    I am a mother and a grandmother. The Bible teaches us that no sin is greater than another because of forgiveness. I believe the same with sorrow. None greater or less than another. It's in...

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  6. A Heavenly Birthday

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    You walk beside me every day.
    You're here in all I do and say.
    At night I close my eyes and pray
    To someone who took you away.

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    Love it, hits the right notes for me as a recent widow. It beautifully expressed my thoughts.

  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. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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.

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