Grief Death Poems

These Grief Death poems are examples of Death poems about Grief. These are the best examples of Death Grief poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberOne Monday Changed Everything by Caren Krutsinger
She was on her way to work 
A sixty-minute drive she made every day
It was a rainy day, drizzly, a Monday
Her car flipped in every...

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Categories: death, 10th grade, 11th grade,

My Friend, My Husband, My Soul Mate by bonnie dodd
start
My Friend, My Husband, My Soul Mate
                  ...

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Categories: death, deep, emotions, grief,



Premium MemberDepth of my pain by Heidi Sands
A simple phone call led to a plunge into suffering
Hyperventilating, from news of the sudden death of my friend
I gather my words and travel silently...

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Categories: death, grief, loss, pain,

Premium MemberAs The Petals Fall by Brian Davey



          
The rose wilts, the petals fall, last call...last call...
     Left out...

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Categories: death, deep, flower, metaphor,

Premium MemberAnother Breath, Another Death by Chantelle Anne Cooke
San Francisco, California
Present time

I enjoyed my beautiful brandy with my best friend Melodee and we were both Fates that worked with Death.
“I see your glass...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberIN HER ETERNAL SLEEP by nette onclaud



The river flows, carrying her
Away from earth  out to somewhere---
Bird-music groans as  harsh wind blows-
Carrying her, the river flows.

The gulls above cry ,that...

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Categories: death, grief,

Premium MemberTell Me I'll Be Okay by Susan Gentry
I feel your essence with each breath of air
      In thoughts throughout the day...
      ...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, change, death

period of grief by A.D Tharp
how long does
it take to get over 
a loss?

a loss of love
a loss of life

what is the time limit?
months? days? years? minutes?

call me when you...

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Categories: death, death of a

Premium MemberRedemption part 1 by Mark Massey
The Cemetery

A stone shall mark all those that came before
with names engraved forever to be known,
their soul, if saved, in bliss forevermore,
their body in the...

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Categories: death, eulogy,

Premium MemberIn Death We Think by Brian Davey


     Close your eyes within this eternal sleep
          Envision such a beautiful...

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Categories: cry, death, deep, self,

What is love by Eke jeffrey chinedu
It is quiet and dark,with no one around,
Just a little girl,who was almost dying.
My heart felt so heavy with grief
when she looked at me
with those...

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Categories: child, death, loneliness, love,

in a second you were gone by Sally Zaragoza
In a second gone,
all the life you had
gone
all the thoughts 
all the hopes
all the dreams
all the love
gone
In one tiny second gone
what is missed
all the thoughts...

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Categories: death, angst, farewell, grief,

BECAUSE DEATH WAS JEALOUS by Felix Abonyo
Your angelic girlhood I ruined
And your upscale lifestyle you abandoned
To lull the little me while I groaned
And nourish the frail me as I matured
All because...

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Categories: death, death of a

Premium MemberHis Smell by Caren Krutsinger
It was a smell I was familiar with,
His smell.
But he had been gone for almost eight years,
And I had come to terms with it.
Or so...

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Categories: 12th grade, death, death

Dead Birds by Poetic Flame

Blood-written dayly stories

Gore - ghoul - massacre - extermination

bloodstained streets-hecatombs

deaths galore  !!!!

accidents more and more !!!

fiction is credible

reallity is real, never more

a crow i...

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Categories: addiction, death, depression, grief,

Souls in the Hall by Timothy McGuire
Discarded souls in the hall,
No one comes to visit, no one calls.
Heads hanging with hearts of grief,
Waiting for their end and God’s relief,
What happened to...

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Categories: age, death, grandparents,

Death Becomes Me by Rebecca Huxley
You’re within  me
Talking, stalking
In the guise of a false memory

Arbiter of what is and is not
A cloaked and shadowed form
Whom I had hoped to...

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Categories: death, abortion, bereavement, depression, grief,

Hidden Key by Alesia Leach
You know you hurt me
These tears flood the pain
My mind battles a raging sea
My heart, scared to love again
and still I hope in vain
for a...

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Categories: dark, death, grief, heartbroken,

Separation Anguish by Beata Agustin
Dread of separation anxiety
Anguish I felt with certainty
Yet due to childhood’s knowledge-obscurity
I could not fathom its reality.

Such awful feeling I experienced when my mother left...

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Categories: absence, death, emotions, farewell,

Premium MemberFragile by Mark Toney
We're so fragile, I can't even think...

My love was dear to me and to the family,
Then came the enemy—Death.
I know the day is near when...

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Categories: death, future, grief, sin,