Son Death Poems

Death Of A Son Poems

One of the most tragic and traumatic losses life can deal out to a person is the death of a son. The death of a son means the loss of more than just a precious life. It represents the loss of future experiences and future hopes. No parent is prepared for the loss of a child, and when it happens, their world is changed forever. The grief, guilt, and anguish felt are acute and lasting. Parents can find comfort in knowing that their grief and mourning are normal and that many other parents have lived through similar tragedies

Sad Poems About The Death Of A Son


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  1. My Green-Eyed Soldier Boy

    • By Angela D. Ebanks
    • Published: January 2, 2017
    My 23 Year Old Son Died In A Crash

    Cherubic cheeked, an explosion of curls
    Even as a toddler, you had all the girls
    Milk teeth so perfect, like tiny white pearls -
    My green-eyed soldier boy.

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  3. For The Need Of You

    Poem About Missing Son

    I need you to touch,
    I need you to see,
    I need you so much,
    I need you with me.

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  4. A Picture Of You

    Poem About Death Of 25 Year Old Son

    I only have a picture now,
    A frozen piece of time,
    To remind me of how it was,
    When you were here, and mine....

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  6. One Year Less

    Poem Grieving Over Loss

    There is no word, no label, no identifying moniker,
    I am not a widow, not an orphan, not childless,
    But one child less.
    One less open laugh and little boy giggle,

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    • Rating 4.57
  7. When God Comforted Me

    • By Colleen Mclean
    • Published: April 2015
    Letter From God After Death Of Son

    From heaven he was delivered
    As a baby unto you,
    When God said to me softly
    I'm trusting you to do

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  8. Life Goes On

    Poem About Life Continuing After Death Of Son

    It's true what they say, when a child is born,
    a mother's heart is no longer her own,
    It runs and skips and giggles and grins,
    And crawls in her lap, for a kiss on the chin,...

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  10. A Tribute To Tyrone

    • By Kily Dunbar
    • Published: April 2009
    Poem For Nephew's Funeral


    No words I write could ever say
    How sad and empty I feel today
    The Angels came for you
    Much sooner than I planned...

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    • Votes 899
    • Rating 4.50
  11. All I Know Is

    • By Tina Pielstick
    • Published: December 2010
    Bereaved Mother And Grandparent Poem

    All I know is.... I will always miss my Nick and long for him.
    All I know is.... one minute I'm together and the next I'm falling apart.
    All I know is.... my heart hurts all the time and it has never felt whole since the day he died.
    All I know is.... the tears won't stop filling up my eyes, soaking my pillows or staining my face. ...

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    • Rating 4.49
  12. A Life Lost

    • By Charles Vince
    • Published: August 2012
    Poem Recalling Night Of Son's Death

    Our Son isn't home, where could he be.
    It's after midnight, and the doorbell rings.
    Who could be calling, he has a key.
    A man in uniform, we see him through the glass....

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    • Stories 14
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    • Votes 174
    • Rating 4.45
  13. I Love You Son

    • By Ambika Adhikari Tiwari
    • Published: October 2008
    Poem About Losing A Son

    My dear son! I miss you so much.
    It keeps hurting, I can't stop crying.
    My eyes always search for you in the sky.
    My heart longs for finding you in the heavens.

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    • Rating 4.44

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