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. 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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  3. 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.

  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. 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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  7. 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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  8. Memories

    • By Louise Bailey
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Memories Of A Loved One

    I feel a warmth around me,
    like your presence is so near.
    And I close my eyes to visualize
    your face when you were here.

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    I wrote this for my grandmother who just passed away from cancer. She was one of my best friends! I'm lost without her!

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  10. Absent From The Body

    We'll Always Remember You

    You have served your time
    and lived out your days.
    You have now made the move
    from your house of clay.

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  11. Empty Chair

    Missing Someone Who Has Passed Away

    The chair where you sat lies vacant and still.
    The air so silent, through my body runs a chill,

    The sound of your laughter echoes in my ears.

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    Those who are near and dear to us may shine in our hearts forever like stars.

  12. I'll Wait...

    I'll wait patiently here in heaven
    For the day that you make your presence.
    A transcendental get-together
    That'll last till the end of forever.

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  13. 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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