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. Precious Boy

    Condolences Poem For Losing A Young Son

    I'd like to offer my condolences
    With a poem I'd like to share.
    To all those suffering in this difficult time,
    I say a little prayer.

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    • Votes 61
    • Rating 4.25
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  3. The Return

    Poem For Condolence

    At a time of sorrow, it is hard to believe
    That the sun will once again shine.
    That's when it seems you do nothing but grieve,
    With all joy being left far behind.

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    • Votes 115
    • Rating 4.47
  4. Back To The Start

    • By Rita Box
    • Published: August 2017
    Holding Onto Memories

    Step into a memory,
    Of all the years that have passed.
    Remember all the good times,
    The ones locked in to last.

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    • Votes 80
    • Rating 4.29
    Featured Shared Story

    I wish my Meme had not passed. It has been five years since that fateful and really sad day.

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  6. 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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    • Shares 1933
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1002
    • Rating 4.45
    Featured Shared Story

    I can relate to your poem a lot. Words of kindness are sincere, and I know they mean well, but at the end of the day you will be reminded of the loss. I lost my mother in 2015, and everyone...

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  7. 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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    • Votes 470
    • Rating 4.27
  8. 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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    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 509
    • Rating 4.23
    Featured Shared Story

    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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  10. 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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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 180
    • Rating 4.19
    Featured Shared Story

    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.

  11. For Kara

    • By Zoe Slavin
    • Published: July 2013
    Sympathy For A Miscarriage Poem

    A scar on the soul
    Never to be seen
    A light in the tunnel
    Please return to me...

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    • Shares 42
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 68
    • Rating 4.09
  12. 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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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 697
    • Rating 4.31
    Featured Shared Story

    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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  13. It Will Be Ok, Mom

    • By Rebecca Qualls
    • Published: December 2011

    My heart is hurting for you, Mom
    Because Daddy had to go
    I know you feel like your love is gone
    But I just want you to know

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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 107
    • Rating 4.00
    Featured Shared Story

    Today on December 8th, at 4:45 I have lost two of my older brothers. they were 21 and 25. They died in a car crash. I miss them so much. they names was Malikhai and Machela.

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