Hey, you guys, don't feel guilty,
It was just my time to go.
I can see you're all feeling sad,
I can see the tears still flow.
Words About Mourning The Loss Of A Loved One
From ancient times, mankind has mourned its losses. Every culture has its way of expressing grief. There is even evidence that animals express grief and mourn for those that are no longer with them. It is a sad fact that many people choose not to set aside time to mourn the death of a loved one. This is unfortunate because mourning is necessary for the mental health of the living and it is also a way of paying respect to the dead.
Poems for Paying Respect For The Dead
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For Family When Addiction Leads To Suicide
Hey, you guys, don't feel guilty,Featured Shared Story
My brother died last week, 6/16/18, from a heroin overdose. We, too, could not see his body because it was decomposed, found under the boardwalk in Belmar. He struggled with addiction,...
Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven
If heaven had a window and God granted me a view,
of all the beauty it beholds, I'd only look for you.
I'd listen for your laughter that was always music to me,
your beautiful hair and hazel eyes is what I'd wish most to see.Featured Shared Story
After reading this poem it really hit home with me! I was very close to my Mother, and it was very hard to lose her. She passed away in the spring of 2005. The part of the poem that was...
Son Died Unexpectedly From a Seizure
Is that you?
The falling star in the night
So pure, so bright.
Featured Shared Story
My son's girlfriend who had lived with us died at the young age of thirty. Trina was such a sweet girl. She was like a daughter to me. It's been 5 weeks but seems like yesterday. She had...
Today I gave you roses
I gave you thirty three,
one red rose for every year
that you shared with me.Featured Shared Story
My husband has passed away with cancer and we have been together 33 years. I was looking for a poem to fit what I was feeling and this one fit exactly.
Poem Asking God Why
I'm sitting here in my room, looking at your picture,
wondering why you couldn't be a part of my future.
Uncontrollable tears stream down my face,
while my heartbeat starts to race.Featured Shared Story
We lost my beautiful nephew on April 1, 2017. He had a contagious smile and beautiful blue eyes. He just got engaged to the love of his life. We are a very close family, so much so that we...
Mother Sick And Wants To Die
You were tired, I saw it in your face.
The end was coming at a fast pace.
But how I wanted you to stay...
In time, I came to understand,Featured Shared Story
My heart is broken. My eyes are sad. My cheeks are wet. I have never been despaired. It's hard for me to describe how I feel right now. I feel so sad and disappointed. I was always there for...
To My Fiancee Who Was Murdered
as each day passes
I sit and wonder why?
why you were taken
without a chance to say goodbyeFeatured Shared Story
Thank you. My mom passed away two years ago now, and I've always felt like no one understood me. I feel like crap every day, and although my life has only begun, it feels like my glorious...
My first visit to your grave was on Christmas Eve,
where I placed a Christmas tree for all to see.
A sense of closure is what I was after,Featured Shared Story
I lost my gran about 8 months ago after her battle with cancer her death came very soon after she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. This poem has really touched me as I was really close...
Death Of Grandpa
Who would have thought you would go so soon.
With you being gone, my life has so much gloom.
I hate the fact you've gone away, but in my
Heart, I know you'll stay.Featured Shared Story
I'm sorry for your loss! My Pawpaw passed away Jan. 6, 2012, unexpectedly! It was a shock, because my Dad and Aunt had seen him the day before and he looked fine to them! We were going to go...
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