Death Poems by Teens

Death, grief, and anguish all go hand in hand. But death brings with it many questions as well. Why do we die? Is this life all we get? What is the purpose? Why do good people sometimes die young? What happens after death? Do dead people watch over their loved ones from heaven? Sometimes not having those answers can deprive us of much needed comfort and solace. One way to find comfort after the death of a loved one is to remember fondly all of the good times you spent with them. Expressing your feelings to a good friend or family member can help too.

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  1. Grandpa I'm Missing You

    • By B. Christina
    • Published: September 2011

    Grandpa you were here just the other day
    How could you just fade away
    As tears raced down my face
    I tried to picture us in a peaceful place

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    Death is such a difficult concept. Our grandparents are often the first people to leave our lives. I still miss my grandparents so much and I wish that they were still here, as well as every...

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  3. Mom?, Where Have You Gone?

    • By Tala Bloneau
    • Published: April 2011

    I will never again
    see your smiling face.
    I will never again
    feel your warm embrace....

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    This brought tears to my eyes. I'm only 14, and I lost my mom when I was 12, right before my 13th birthday. Thank you for writing this. I can relate to this so much. Also, I'm so sorry for...

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  4. Gone In A Flash

    If Only I Had Known

    If only I had known
    it would be the last time I heard your voice,
    I would have kept you up just a little bit longer.

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    This is the simplest, the most powerful, the most beautiful, and the most heartbreaking poem I have ever read. I feel for you. I read this and I thought, "Oh my God." I am on the verge of...

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  6. I Miss My Big Bro

    • By Lora Sedell
    • Published: January 2008
    Missing Big Brother

    From day one,
    without knowing it,
    I loved you with all my heart.
    As I grew older I looked up to you and to no other. ...

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    I lost my brother this year. This is the 5th month I'm without him. He always defended my sister and me, and he was the best thing anyone could ask for. I miss him so much it hurts, and...

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  7. In Memory Of My Dad

    • By Nash
    • Published: December 2011

    The day I was rushed into a family room
    I realized something bad had happened to you
    the doctor told us there was nothing to do
    now you are gone and words can't explain how much I miss you...

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    I lost my dad in a bin lorry accident. I was just born and I got told the news when I was older. My mum struggled without him and she went with someone else, but he just left. I got adopted...

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  8. Where Are You Now?

    • By Delyse
    • Published: August 2008
    Daddy, I Forgot To Say Goodbye Poem

    Daddy
    We shared a friendship, a bond a relationship so strong!
    I'd never thought this day would come seeing you like this today.
    Its so hard to accept the fact your gone forever....

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    This made me cry. My eyes were getting teary. I love my dad and he has died twice but managed to make it through and I never think about the fact that I almost lost him and he means the world...

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  10. Mum's Poem

    • By Shannon
    • Published: May 2011

    I love you so much
    Your soft loving gentle touch
    You meant the world to me
    Now if only the world could see...

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    • Rating 4.51
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    I can understand where you're coming from all too well. I am currently 16 years old. When I was 6 my mother died of a brain tumor which had completely surrounded and had grown within her...

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  11. Never Forget You

    • By Rachel
    • Published: February 2011
    10 Year old Girl Losses Her Mother

    I miss you mom, more then you could know.
    All the years without you have been like a blow.
    I see other people, who don't know what they've got,
    I feel like hitting them, more often then not....

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    I lost my mom 12 years ago. I was only 10 I'm 22 now n I don't think I have gotten over her passing. Every year its something, something she should have been here to experience with me. Some...

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  12. What Do You Do?

    • By Katryna Hook
    • Published: March 2008
    Missing Dead Father

    What do you do when you just want to cry?
    What do you do when every smile becomes a LIE?
    What do you do knowing he won't be there?
    You're turning 16 and your heart turns cold and bare!

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    • Rating 4.48
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    My dad killed himself and it's so hard to be without him he killed himself when I was five and now I'm about to be sixteen........and he won't be here to see me.

  13. I'll Miss You..X

    • By Gemma Logue
    • Published: July 2008

    Now your gone
    Your bodies ashes,
    you watch us all
    as our world sadly crashes....

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    My name is Crystal Marie Pobihushchyj, Since my daddy passed away almost 5 years ago, back in 2008, I have been looking for my younger sister Anna for 4 years. Ever since I moved out of...

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