Sympathy Poems

Poems on Sympathy for Loss

The ability to feel sympathy for each other is one of the most beautiful traits that we possess as humans. The human condition is one of fundamental aloneness. When we reach out and share our sympathies with another human being in pain, we are offering a great kindness to the individual in pain. He knows that he is fundamentally alone but at least he knows that others care and are trying to understand.

Poems and Words for Sympathy Cards

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  1. Please Don't Cry

    Poem About Loved One's Spirit Being Near

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    Please don't cry.
    I'm not really gone.
    When you look out the window,
    I'll be standing on the lawn.

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    I gave this poem to my fiance to console him during his grieving period. He was so hurt because he just felt as if so many people he loved were passing away while he was away.

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  3. They Say

    • By Ron Tranmer
    • Published: January 2015
    Comforting Words For Loss Of A Loved One

    They say I'm sorry for your loss
    They say your heart will mend
    They say you're in a better place,
    and death is not the end.

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    Will you put candles on my grave
    So the first spark between us won't fade?
    Will you put flowers on my grave
    So you won't forget my scent?
    You can't feel my body,
    But you feel my...

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  4. Finally Home

    Poem About Finishing Work On Earth

    Although your work on earth is done
    Your life in heaven has just begun.
    Your struggles here were hard and long
    But they're over now, you're finally home.

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    I was raised mostly by my Grandmother, my Dads Mom and even though its been yrs. Since her passing I miss and think of her every single day. We were very close when I was growing up. She...

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  6. The Loss Of A Loved One

    • By Kenya. H
    • Published: February 2010

    The loss of a loved one is so hard to face,
    you just want to hide,
    go somewhere and escape!
    But death is something

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    The saddest part of this story is your belief that you will never see him again.

  7. The Little White Hearse

    Somebody's baby was buried to-day--
    The empty white hearse from the grave rumbled back,
    And the morning somehow seemed less smiling and gay
    As I paused on the walk while it crossed on its way,

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    Just read this poem after discovering your fantastic site, and I've not been so touched by verse for a very long time! I LOVE her poetry anyway, (I've seen it copied by others on Facebook!),...

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  8. A Child Never Forgotten

    • By Carolyn Autiello
    • Published: June 2012

    our heart was broken
    without a warning, no words spoken
    you were taken away
    someone said you could not stay

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    My cousin lost a grandchild and the parent failed to explain the cause of death. The only explanation is that the child went out through a gate to the street and when she came back she was...

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  10. Heaven's Light

    Poem About Hope And Faith In Eternal Life

    The sun shines down upon us
    and gives us warmth and light.
    Then when the day has ended
    it disappears from sight.

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  11. A Mother's True Price

    • By Timothy J. Letts
    • Published: July 2011
    Poem About Always Remembering

    A single tear rolls down her cheek as she remembers.
    Every thought and every memory, she remembers.
    She sees his face, she feels his soul, she remembers.
    She feels the pain, she lays in vain as she remembers.

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    • Rating 4.23
  12. My Angel, My Gram

    • By Julia
    • Published: July 2013
    Poem Of Comfort For Grieving

    Tear drops run down our faces
    While our loved one takes her place
    In the land of dreams and faith
    She waits for the day when life will wake

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    My nana died yesterday of cancer and this is really beautiful. Thank you so much. I hope you've found peace with your loss now.

  13. Ode To Caylee

    • By Edward
    • Published: September 2008
    Poem About The Loss Of An Innocent Girl

    Ode to Caylee
    Although I've never met Caylee Anthony face to face
    I pray she is in a warm safe place
    Such a sweet and innocent little girl

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    I have been keeping up with thiis I was looking for a poem for my husband to have read for his mom passed away. Is was so touching I wish they could read it on tv.

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