Death Moving On Poems

Poems about Moving On after Death

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 Letting Go of the Deceased


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  1. How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day

    If I could have just one more day and
    wishes did come true,
    I'd spend every glorious moment
    side by side with you....

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    It's been 5 years since I lost my grandfather. Sometimes I feel like there is no reason to go on. I cry every single day because he was the only one who thought I was normal and not some...

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  3. 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.

  4. 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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    I am almost 21 I lost my dad when I was almost 20 and my dad was banging on my bedroom door asking me to come out in the living room cause his chest hurt and I could see he wasn't acting...

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  6. 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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  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 an uncle, a grandfather, an aunt, too many friends' parents to count, and I have become immune to it. When I hear of another passing, I look torn up and destroyed on the outside, but...

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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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    Hi. I lost my dad yesterday. He was only 53 years old, but he was already very sick. It hurts because we're only girls, and we don't know how to be without him. On his last days he was in a...

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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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    Thank you for sharing this, it helped me. I was a daddy's girl and I lost my daddy in 2014 and I'm still having a problem dealing with letting him go, but reading this helps me. Thank you so...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  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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