Poems about the Loss of a Loved One
When we lose something that is precious to us, we are left with a feeling of sadness. Whether it is a precious friend or even a treasured object, the loss can be hard to bear. It is as if a part of you has gone missing. Throughout our life we amass collections of friends and treasured possessions. Having close relationships help us feel as if we are not alone in the world. When we lose someone or something that is precious to us, we may realize that there is a certain aloneness that can never be filled. Ultimately the condition of life is one of being alone before God.
28 Poems about Losing Someone You Love
When you lose
someone you love,
life will change,
you rearrange,Featured Shared Story
This is such a beautiful poem; it touches my heart and soul. Some dear friends of the family just passed away, and I want to share this with them. It feels like I lost four of my siblings...
4. Found You
We know loss
Because we've felt love and hope.
We know sadness
Because we've understood happiness.Featured Shared Story
I have lost an ex-lover in a car accident and a babe born sleeping. I've found it easier to accept death from old age and illness, including my grandma who brought me up. I am blessed today...
5. We Are Seven
———A simple Child,
That lightly draws its breath,
And feels its life in every limb,
What should it know of death?Featured Shared Story
I read this poem many, many years ago in a children's poem book. When my youngest brother passed...I was broken. At his funeral, someone said, "There are only 5 of you now." I thought of this...
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One day when I was 15 and in 8th grade, I went home early because I was puking my guts out. when the nurse called my mom, she came and got me and told me I needed to lie down. When I woke up...
Since the day I saw you,
since the day we met,
I knew this I wouldn't forget.
I have loved you more than life itself,Featured Shared Story
Heartfelt. It brought back memories of the time I saw my father dead in his armchair watching TV, with a trickling tear on his cheek.
Suffering up close is so different from afar,
it's the supreme test in life,
to show what strengths there are.
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Dear Melissa, I am so sorry it took me so long to reply to you. I am sorry for the loss of your father, my heart goes out to you. I wrote "Suffering Up Close" after my precious mother passed...
Could you imagine a pain so deep down inside
That it can not be summarized in words you simply can write.
A pain that touches your toes and up to the top of the ceiling
You can't eat, you can't sleep, that is the pain that I am feeling.Featured Shared Story
I loss my best friend/spiritual brother of 24 years in September 2017 to cancer. I miss him so much. I think of him just about every day. I have asked God "why" so many times. It was the...
My soul has been split in two.
The better piece of me is still with you.
I'll carry your memory with me always.
One step at a time for the rest of my days.
I have to be strong not for me
But for everyone else
I want to cry I want to scream
But no one can see my hollow tearsFeatured Shared Story
I'm so sorry for your loss but I promise you the strongest thing you can do is cry WITH your family. Don't stuff it inside trust me I know what I'm talking about. It will either come out...
Goodbye dad I had to say
A few months ago on a cold winter day
I'll remember the good times and try not to be sad
But saying goodbye still hurts so badFeatured Shared Story
I lost my Dad on February 17, 2019. Then on March 7, 2019, I lost my Mom. It has been so very hard for me. I don't wanna believe both my parents are gone. I want everyone to cherish your...
16. Loved Ones
Loved ones are precious.
I know this for a fact,
And when you lose one,
It's like an attack.Featured Shared Story
About 4 years ago, I lost my cousin to suicide. At first, I kind of felt numb and that it wasn't real. The last few years , I have had break downs every month or so where I just cry about it,...
I don't think that you ever imagined how much pain I would be in once you were gone,
Because if you had; you wouldn't have left me.
Words cannot express the amount of emotions that have come with trying to let you go.
Every day has been a struggle....Featured Shared Story
Wow this is an amazing poem, I know exactly what you going through. I lost my mother when I was 9 years old and this year I'm turning 27 years but still I miss her now and then it still feels...
As I sit here writing this with tears rolling down my cheeks,
I’ve never felt so alone.
The darkness is total, the hate is rising.
My rage is consuming the person I used to be.Featured Shared Story
Hi Mitamily28, I'm sorry about your brother. It sounds like you really loved him a lot and that he was a blessing to your whole family. Listen, it's not your fault your brother isn't here...
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