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Sad Death Poems

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


A living Eulogy to my Mom by Elizabeth Duran
After El Cielo or Bust

I know time isn’t 
on my Mother’s side
for much longer

Her frail body like a delicate 
wine glass that has just tipped...

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Categories: daughter, death, eulogy, mom,

Sometimes I Want to go Home by Wanda Daugherty
Sometimes I Want to go Home

Sometimes the road seems long, so long;
As this dark world I roam.
I long to be through with this turbulent race,
And...

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Categories: death, body, christian, god, heart,



Ultrasound by Brianna Hobson
What will it take?
For me to be born again
With no hair, soft scalp
Developing fingers, umbilical cord wrapped around my neck

The ultrasound lied to me
Told me...

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Categories: death, abortion, age, allegory, anxiety,

I'VE BEEN SAD EVER SINCE by Man Poet
I've visited so many places before,
Searching for someone exactly like you;
It took me months of patience and will,
Then I finally found you that is true.

It...

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Categories: death, death of a

Ryan my son by STEVE WOOD
Ryan my son, when i visit you
I am glad to be so near
Ryan my son when I visit you
It hurts so bad to see you...

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Categories: bereavement, death, grief, missing,

lonliness by STEVE WOOD
In the dark I am alone
Without my wife, without my son
I wish to die but then I cry
I cry, cry and cry
Till the tears in...

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Categories: cry, dark, death, depression,

When Love, For Once, Forgets To Pass You By by Andrew Fairchild
I thought that God had done with me, had found me wanting.
I was good enough for crumbs, but not for soup.
I did not think that...

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Categories: death, devotion, happiness, loss,

The Girl with Eyes as Black as Crows by Anna Nomaly
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only...

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Categories: dark, death, fantasy, murder,

Murder on a Hilltop by Wanda Daugherty
Murder on a Hilltop!

In a far off place my Captain died;
Upon a distant hill.
He was murdered, beaten like a dog,
They exhibited their kill.

Blood ran on...

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Categories: death, bible, care, christian, god,

A Beautiful Death by Charlotte Mae
The loneliest of lights, 
from the smallest of stars,   
comes on me tenderly,   
illuminating the pages 
scattered on the bed. ...

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Categories: death, desire, love hurts, romantic

Premium MemberWest Sad Story by Gershon Wolf
Spurning holy matrimony
Gangs canceled the ceremony
   Poor Tony fell with a thud
   His face covered with blood

Maria arrived seconds too late
Pure...

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Categories: cry, death, love hurts,

Premium MemberDesert Daughter by Heidi Sands
Desert Daughter

She had a daughter in the desert:

A daughter who lived near the mountains and palms
She loved to take beautiful photos of flowers and birds
Hike...

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Categories: death, mother, sad, sister,

TheWoman by Eric Cover
The Great Woman that was hunted and slain,
by spirits of the past and extrapolar plains.
Taking on a curse so I would not be lame.
Yet here...

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Categories: anti bullying, death, sad,

Ailing by Marissa Faries
I hear the raindrops plop like the sound of a slot unlocked.
I fear the passing dusking as the days of the year leave.

Time is going...

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Categories: death, depression, god, loneliness,

Premium MemberMOONLIT PRAYERS by Line Gauthier


Lank shimmery hair flows off her shoulders
Cascading aloft sweet midnight zephyr
Alone she sits perched on seaside boulders
Under somber moonlight where he'd left her

Night after night...

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Categories: death, fate, longing, lost

A Pocket Full of Dreams by Wanda Daugherty
A Pocket Full of Dreams

What do you do at the end of the day,
When you come to the end of the road?
When you lay down...

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Categories: death, beauty, character, christian, confidence,

Hourglass lungs by Charlie Mayo
Sing a sad song
To the dust in the air
That slowly fills my lungs
Turning them into an hourglass

Counting down the seconds
Until i lose my grip
On what...

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Categories: betrayal, cry, death, depression,

When I by Kath Crilly
How will you cope when I'm dead and gone?
Will you be able to carry on?
With the empty space in the bed,
No one to warm your...

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Categories: bereavement, death, i miss

Premium MemberOne Thousand Goodbyes by arthur vaso
One Thousand Goodbyes

Years ago
a stranger became a friend
with little time left
she let me into her reflections
her child and husband dead
tragedy would strike again
her time on...

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Categories: art, death, funeral, introspection,

Premium MemberA Sad Tale You May Want to Skip by Caren Krutsinger
True stories are often the saddest, so go to another poem if you 
are afraid of this one.
Seventy-five years ago a Mommy died leaving a...

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