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. 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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    We were together for a year but joined at the hip. She overdosed at the age of 20. I came home from getting my nails done to find her wedged in a tiny space, not thinking she OD’d. I told her...

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  4. 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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    When I met him, I knew he was my partner. I felt really good when I was around him, and he always wanted to make sure that I was happy and comfortable. He died in a car accident on February...

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  6. 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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  7. 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 just lost my boyfriend to a fight with diabetes. I can relate to the poem. It's everything I feel and wonder, both in my head and out loud.

  8. 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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    This is so great. You can feel what the author wants to say.

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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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    In January 4, 2017, my fiancé died due to a heart attack. He never had any problems with his heart. He went to work one day as usual. He worked for the Marshals office where they put your...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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    I have no words to tell you how to get over all this chaos. I can only tell you with Christ and time it will become bearable. I do not believe anyone can tell you a better answer than this.

  13. 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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