Death Moving On Poems

Inspirational Poems about Death of a Loved One

Research has shown that people live longer when they are surrounded by people they love. We are beings that thrive in community and it is not healthy to deny ourselves human contact. For people that live alone, even a pet has been shown to increase the lifespan for as much as five to seven years. Those of us that have blessed with family have been given a gift. They can join you in time of celebration and also in times of tragedy. Having a family to support you as you go through life is of monumental importance.

Poems about Moving On after Losing a Loved One


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  1. Brothers

    • By Steve Mason
    • Published: August 2012
    Poem Celebrating The Life of A Brother

    From the depths of my heart, come the words of a brother,
    where our souls and our minds, are like that of no other.
    The spirit of competition, will always be there,
    in the look of our eyes, and the glance of our stare....

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  3. My Angel

    • By Cjr1217
    • Published: August 2010

    I wake up in the morning
    And I look up to the sky
    I wonder why he took you
    before I said good-bye ...

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    Hey, I am 14 years old. I also lost my dad. I was much younger. I was about five when he was killed. Some people try and tell me that just because I was so young it made it easier, but...

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  4. Angels In The Stars

    • By Sara Manis
    • Published: March 2011

    God saw I was getting tired
    as he put his arms around me,
    as he whispered come with me.

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    I was touched by poem. I miss my brothers, father, grandfather, grandma, niece and too many to mention.

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  6. Life Is But A Dream

    Losing A Loved One

    I am lying next to you, awake now while you sleep,
    For death has just released me, yet in your dream you weep.
    If only you could see me, so peaceful and serene,
    But you must live a little more and carry on the dream,

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  7. In Our Hearts

    Poem About Losing A Father

    We thought of you with love today,
    But that is nothing new.
    We thought about you yesterday
    And days before that, too.

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    I lost my Dad too, but I cannot pretend to know what you're going through. But I will say's okay; it's okay to feel sad, to feel angry, to feel like the world around you is closing...

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  8. Daddy Are You There?

    • By Sara
    • Published: December 2007
    Life Without Daddy

    Daddy, is that you, in that coffin fast asleep?
    Is that you daddy?
    The same person that made mummy weep?
    Why are they lowering you into the ground?...

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    This poem is very sad ... reading it made me cry ... I lost my dad when I was 1 year old ... I didnt get to spend much time with him ... I have people telling me how much he loved me .. I...

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  10. Letter From Heaven

    • By Crystal Baptiste
    • Published: May 2010

    Hey everybody,
    I hope this doesn't reach you too late.
    I don't want you to worry,
    Because life up here is great.

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    I would like to say to you my dear Sister in Christ I know how and what you feel. I, too, lost a loved one. Her name was Stella. She had stage 4 cancer of the ovaries. There is not a day that...

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  11. Little House

    • By Justin
    • Published: May 2010
    In Heaven There Are Many Mansions

    In heaven there are many mansions
    Each and everyone is sparkling new
    But I don't need a great big mansion
    Just a little house will do,...

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    Thank you for writing and sharing this. My father, my hero, is almost finished his Earthly life. I am assisting my family in planning his funeral and, among other things, I have been tasked...

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  12. Everything Happens For A Reason

    • By Katie
    • Published: April 2014
    With You After Death Poem


    Words left unwritten
    A box with a lock unfound
    If only you were here, safe and sound

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    In 1974, my husband of 6 1/2 years and father of our two sons, aged 22 months and 4 years, committed suicide. He placed a 38 pistol in his mouth and pulled the trigger. Our sons were...

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  13. To Heaven's Gates

    • By Maria Kraus
    • Published: June 2014
    Moving On With Life After Friend's Death

    To heaven's gates
    we wish to fly
    out of this world
    across the sky

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