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.


Dead Pet Denial by Christopher Flaherty
The 5 Stages of grief

Step 1 
          Denial surely that couldn't have been me 
That just...

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Categories: death, death of a

A Letter from Heaven by Donna Ahsinger
When tomorrow starts without me,
     and I'm not here to see.
If the sun should rise and find your
   ...

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Categories: death, emotions, encouraging, grief,



Premium MemberLoop 55 by Kelly Hitchcock
Loop 55


Everything changed - on loop 55
A mom and a dad – 2 lost - innocent lives
Emotions were charged - the liquor ran dry
Everything changed...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, death of

Premium MemberDavid Death by Rhoda Monihan
David Death

David Death was strong but handsome, 
But he suffered from much discrimination, 
Because his beauty was shaded, unlit, 
Which found him called ugly and...

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Categories: computer, death, desire, internet,

Premium MemberKimo Therapy by Sunshine Smile


                 She has breast cancer, malignant tumor
  ...

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Categories: angst, cancer, death,

Premium MemberKimo Therapy by Broken Wings- Dear Heart
I am feeling the pain friend of your loss,
your little pet meant so much;
now, you have emptiness.

Your heart is breaking and you need a hug,
but...

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Categories: death, encouraging, grief, hope,

Soulless by Kable Brown
Lost, broken and soulless am I.
When will it be my turn to die?
I’ve been waiting in line so patiently but the Grim Reaper doesn’t bother...

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Categories: dark, death, deep, emo,

Premium MemberHUMANITY'S SHAME by Demetrios Trifiatis






Starving children die

Peacefully the greedy sleep 

Humanity's shame!*







© Demetrios Trifiatis
         10 July 2018


* According to UNICEF more...

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Categories: children, death, grief,

Story of your life by SCHYLAR ROSE
God made you from clay with his hands
Beautiful and pure like the rose you are.
Pink cheeks and eyes sparkling like stars,
Yet, unknown we were of...

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Categories: christian, daughter, death, eulogy,

My dearest Schylar by SCHYLAR ROSE
Dearest Schylar, these words seek forgiveness for dad.
Forgiveness for unfulfilled promises, that makes me so sad. 
My heart ache, my mood is gloomy, yes I...

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Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, father

Little gold shoe by SCHYLAR ROSE
As the Djembe drum beats to the rythm of my heart,
The wedding reception is about to start. 
I hear your laughter from across the room,...

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Categories: cry, death, depression, father

Premium MemberAngel's death by Gershon Wolf
A grieving mother sinks
to the pavement
arms outstretched

Tears mingle
hers and Heaven's
in unison etched
...

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Categories: angel, death, grief, mother,

Premium MemberCHANGE OF VENUE by Line Gauthier


on
this
lovely day
birds singing
more than usual
the sky crystal clear
‘twas a most glorious day
one we’d never forget to be thankful
for the bountiful gifts of life

just mailed all...

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Categories: anniversary, death, devotion, life,

Premium MemberAcceptance of Our Time by Susan Gentry
A thick, murky fog surrounds me... I am trying
to find a way through each day without you.
        ...

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Categories: absence, death, grief, life,

haiku by Jack Webster
the skin on the floor
does not lumber down the hill
blackberries ripen


July 5, 2018...

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Categories: angst, animal, death, environment,

ON VIEWING THE CORPSE OF MY MOTHER-IN-LAW by L. J. Carber
[Please note, while this poem may seem harsh, my mother-in-law did much good in her long life, more than I expect I have. It was...

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Categories: age, angst, bereavement, death,

VESTIGE by Tiffany Harvester
THE TIDE CAME IN
SWIFT AND FURIOUS
BESIDE US
THE OCEAN
CARRIED YOU AWAY
A WAVE OF SADNESS
THE MOON 
PULLING YOU FURTHER
YOU LEFT WITH MY HEART
BLACK AS NIGHT
COVERED IN ASH....

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Categories: death, grief,

I Tried by Sheltial Green
I Tried
Give me peace oh Lord I cry unto thee
For my enemies have preyed and preyed against me
Oh Dear Lord they have forsaken me.
I tried...

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Categories: birth, child, death, emotions,

He Got His Wings by Sheltial Green
He Got His Wings
I know you are hurting
I can see your pain
The loss of a loved one is heartbreaking
But he is on a higher plain
Remember...

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Categories: angel, death of a

Premium MemberDepression Engraved, My 'Sweet Boy' is Gone by Laura Loo
Disillusioned is my soul from watching him die,
in my arms he lay perished, eyes open-
          ...

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Categories: death, dog, pets,