Mourning Poems - Page 2

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  1. Best Friend's Mother

    • By Kelsey
    • Published: September 2016
    Words Shared At A Gravesite

    I sat by your grave today
    And just let the world go astray.
    I didn't know what to do,
    So I sat there and thought of you.

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    I lost my superman on the 19th of July 2019 to Prostate Cancer. A man of few words and indescribable dignity. A polite accommodative and non-dismissive person. Dad had an extremely good...

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  3. After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes

    After great pain a formal feeling comes--
    The nerves sit ceremonious like tombs;
    The stiff Heart questions--was it He that bore?
    And yesterday--or centuries before?

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  4. Is That You?

    • By Robyn O'Rourke
    • Published: March 2011
    Son Died Unexpectedly From a Seizure

    Is that you?
    The falling star in the night
    So pure, so bright.

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    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...

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  6. Miss You So

    • By Vivien Hodgkinson
    • Published: May 2008

    Today I gave you roses
    I gave you thirty three,
    one red rose for every year
    that you shared with me.

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    This time last week my partner was brutally murdered. Why?? We don't know. J thinks it had something to do with my daughter's car. I looked out of the window. There was a boy smashing her...

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  7. Monsters

    • By Phyllis Roberts
    • Published: February 2008
    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,

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    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...

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  8. Visits To A Grave

    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,

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    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...

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  10. Why You?

    • By Annemarie Castle
    • Published: June 2008
    To My Fiancee Who Was Murdered

    as each day passes
    I sit and wonder why?
    why you were taken
    without a chance to say goodbye

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    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...

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  11. To My Grandpa

    • By Victoria Jones
    • Published: May 2008
    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.

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    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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  12. My Brother, My Jon Jon

    • By Diana Johannessen
    • Published: October 2009

    My life feels empty without you here
    My big brother, our Jon Jon
    I don't know how to go on without you here
    You were always the strong one

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    My uncle Brian committed suicide just 2 days before his 50th birthday. He was more like my big brother and we were very close. I am so hurt and confused and this poem touched me a lot. I am...

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  13. Respects To Love

    • By April Lovelady
    • Published: March 2009

    Oh darling, my sweet darling,
    today, we left the base.
    I'm sad and I am lonely
    and I ache to see your face. ...

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