Death Of Lover Poems

Poems for When The One You Love Has Died

Pain. Anguish. Heartbreak. These are just a few of the profound emotions you may feel if you have lost a lover to death. Lovers are the most intimate of companions. They know just how to make you feel special and loved, and though they may leave behind many precious and heartwarming memories, their loss leaves a void that is difficult, if not impossible, to fill. They say time heals all wounds, but many doubt the truthfulness of that old adage when faced with the death of such a dear loved one.

Remembering a Lost Boyfriend or Girlfriend Through Poetry


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  1. Annabel Lee


    It was many and many a year ago,
    In a kingdom by the sea,
    That a maiden there lived whom you may know
    By the name of Annabel Lee;

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    Edgar Allan Poe is my favorite poet. This is such a touching poem. It puts a lump in my throat.

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  3. Guardian Angel

    • By Tennille Pace
    • Published: December 2013
    Poem On First Anniversary Of Boyfriend Passing

    You were so beautiful,
    In everyway,
    So amazingly wonderful,
    I think of you everyday.

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    I feel for you. It's very unexpected. I, too, lost my fiance on 9/9/17. It was the most difficult thing I have been through. He had back surgery in August and contracted an infection that...

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  4. Alone In The Dark

    • By Erik E. Dreyer
    • Published: February 2016
    Poem About Remembering Joy Of A Relationship

    The sadness drowns me.
    The emptiness consumes my life.
    We used to be so happy.
    You were going to be my wife.

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    My boyfriend just passed away on March 19, 2017. It's only been several weeks. We were together for 11 years. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2015, and the journey has been surreal. I...

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  6. A Kiss, A Hug, A Smile

    • By MissyouAngel
    • Published: October 2007
    Death Of A Boyfriend

    What keeps me sane is knowing I have memories of us,
    the pictures captured a glimpse,
    but my heart captured everything like a film recorder.

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    I met a guy at my new work-place 4 months ago, and we started going out, but our relationship was still private since it had been just a month of dating. The night before he got an accident,...

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  7. My Only Love

    • By Aidan Clifford
    • Published: February 2008

    I closed my eyes.
    My tears rolled straight to the floor,
    All I wanted was to feel something more.
    I was torn inside.

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    I lost the love of my life this year in a car accident. He was taken from me on September 19, 2018. He was only 26. My day started like normal. I was getting ready for work and then my...

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  8. Eternal Love

    Poem About Loss Of Friend, Soulmate And Lover

    I stand alone on the sandy beach
    my tears flowing into the sea
    because I know you're out of reach
    and no longer here with me

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    I know how all of you feel. I lost the love of my life a couple years ago, and the pain doesn't get any easier. We were supposed to get married on April 10 of last year. That would have been...

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  10. Loneliness

    • By Sandra White
    • Published: December 2011
    Death Of Fiance Poem

    A new day dawns once again.
    I stare at where you used to lay your head.
    I close my eyes, your face I plainly see.
    That smile that could always bring me to my knees. ...

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    My fiance was sick and also died of a heart attack, but yet of none of the doctors (from being in ICU two weeks prior) said there was anything wrong with his heart. I was with him 24/7 taking...

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  11. Snowy, My Love

    • By Katrionna Eady
    • Published: December 2011

    I wanted to marry her.
    Her love was the only cure
    for the heartbreak I seen.
    For her heart had been...

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    Please tell me how to deal with it. I left my ex because I caught him cheating on me. Well, I had met a guy who treated me like a queen. On Jan 9 we were out together and we ran into my ex...

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  12. Stage 5

    • By Michaela Oh
    • Published: August 2012
    Poem About Missing Dead Boyfriend

    I look at the rain, think of the happiness
    It just doesn't work...
    All the nice things you've done for me...
    What did I do for you?...

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    Gary, I loved you from the moment I laid eyes on you. You were my soul and inspiration. You're the reason for me living, laughing, loving and now crying. I wish I would've listened when you...

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  13. I Can't Believe She's Gone

    • By Jessica
    • Published: April 2011
    Poem About A Funeral

    She lies in the coffin so still and sweet
    I won't forget all our memories
    I loved her so much but now she's gone
    I burry her body upon the stone ...

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    My mother died when I was nine years old. She was only 50 years of age. I remember going to her funeral and looking down into her grave and just wishing she was still here... I wondered if I...

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