Spiritual Poems about Death

Poems about Afterlife

Death is life's greatest mystery. What happens when our soul leaves our body is the most important question in the world. The answer will affect how we live our lives. The world is plagued with the question of what comes after this. When we are faced with the death of a friend or relative, we are stunned with grief. We don't understand, he was here and now he's not, where did he go? Where does the spirit go? The truth is that our soul knows of its eternal nature. If we ask our souls this question in a real way, we will find that we know that we are made from the stuff of eternity.

Poems about Heaven

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  1. To Our Ellis

    • By Pamela A. Snow
    • Published: February 2006
    Mother Explains Heaven To Her Dying Son

    How does a loving mother explain
    Heaven to her dying child?
    Please give me the words, O Lord, and
    let me say them with a smile...

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  3. Life Beyond

    • By Sue Walkinshaw
    • Published: April 2011

    I feel the warmth upon my face as I enter the land of God's good grace,
    Friends and loved ones gone before, waiting here beyond the door.
    With open arms they welcome me, amazement in my eyes they see.
    They look so well and at their best, beauty beholds them now they rest.

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    I lost my beloved son two years ago this April. It seems to hurt more now than it did then; I'm so afraid he'll be forgotten. Over 800 people came through the line at the funeral home,...

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  4. If You See My Dad In Heaven

    Memorial Poem For Dad

    If you see my dad in Heaven
    He won't be hard to find.
    He'll be the one to greet you first,
    For he's a one-of-a-kind.

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  6. If You See My Mom In Heaven

    Poem About Mom In Heaven

    If you see my mom in heaven
    She won't be hard to find.
    She's God's masterpiece of
    Motherhood.

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  7. Angel In Disguise

    • By Jennifer Rasmussen
    • Published: February 2006
    Poems About Mothers Being Hidden Angels

    The other day I met an angel
    And when I looked into her eyes
    I saw a love to pierce the darkness
    I saw that hate she truly despised

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  8. Remember Me

    • By Tonjha Monaco
    • Published: July 2015
    Poem About Being With God After Death

    Remember me when you hear the wind blow.
    I am with God, I need you to know.
    He called my name, and I went to see
    If the voice I heard was speaking to me.

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    I was once was ill that I thought I was dead or felt dead. Being in a coma makes you feel dead, but God, in his good graces, said He's not ready for me, so He brought me back to face life's...

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  10. The Last Letter

    • By James Clark Jr
    • Published: October 2012
    Poem From A Dying Soldier

    A tear ran down her cheek
    As she read the words he wrote
    His dad sat at the table
    With a lump in his throat

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  11. Child Of Mine

    • By Theresa Cassidy
    • Published: March 2012
    Father Comforts Daughter

    He's walking towards me surrounded by light
    I can't believe this miraculous sight
    It can't be him, I know he is dead
    But as I look towards him, he's shaking his head

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    I lost my father 6 years ago. Someone sent me this poem. It helped a lot. I still choke up reading this. My friend just lost her father a few weeks ago. I forwarded this to her hoping that it...

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  12. Do Not Cry For Me

    • By Misty Gregg
    • Published: January 2016

    Do not cry for me, my love.
    My heart is still with you.

    Keep your eyes on God above.

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  13. A Trip To Heaven

    I took a trip to heaven
    But only in my mind
    I wanted to know what it's like
    To leave all you love behind.

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    Worthy son has written the poem for his worthy father. The love and affection of the son for his father will remain and shine in the poem and never get faded. This is called true love...

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