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. In Memory Of My Dad

    • By Leah Hendrie
    • Published: February 2008

    If I could write a story,
    It would be the greatest ever told
    Of a kind and loving father
    Who had a heart of gold.

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    Dear Rona,
    I feel and share your pain and sadness, as my dad passed too from kidney disease. In just under 45 minutes it will be 15 years; he passed at 11:57 pm on December 31, 2002. The...

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  4. 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!

    I can't believe this is happening. There's no way this can be true....

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  6. My Darling Grandma

    A woman of extreme strength, courage and love,
    Who was beautiful, soft and now peaceful and free as a dove.
    Someone on who our admiration was built around,
    For her womanhood, wife, friend and grandmother since she was brought into this ground.

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    My great-grandmother lived to be 101. She was a beautiful, wise, and strong woman. Up until July 2017, she was still living in her own home and cooking full meals. She more or less raised me...

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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. 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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  10. Gone But Not Forgotten

    • By Cecilia M. Kocher
    • Published: February 2006

    The years we've shared have been full of joy.
    The memories we've made will go on and on.
    I haven't stopped crying since you went away,
    and I've asked God time and time why you couldn't stay.

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    Thank you for this poem. I lost a good friend 8 months ago. He didn't die; he just broke off things with me. Just like that. We hadn't quarreled at all, nothing. He lives on the other side of...

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  11. 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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  12. 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.

  13. 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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