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Death Family Poems

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


Premium MemberExpiration Dates by Mark J. Halliday
EXPIRATION DATES - 20190122

We’ve all got inspiration dates,
But we can only guess at when.
From first breath ‘til the end,
Our lives were pre-measured by the Fates.

That...

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Categories: death, family, friendship, love,

Preparing you to Die by Sheila Van Zant
So they think your old and shouldn't live alone,
maybe you're too frail to be left on your own
Can't manage your own money or live in...

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Categories: age, death, family, grandparents,



At A New Start by Marissa Faries
I know I may have never met some of you,
Because you already went on through
To the other side, where there is a new life.

I may...

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Categories: death, family, grandparents, grief,

Pay Heed by M. L. Kiser
Morse code in my ear…that click-clicking-ticking deep down in my canal, even after I cleaned out my ears; it started after my Mother passed. ...

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Categories: death, emotions, family, feelings,

Premium MemberDeath by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Blues of pain struck us
My mom’s jade eyes glum
For we knew her soul
Would leave her life heart
We cried as time ended

Reds of blood tests
Showed no...

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Categories: family, angst, blue, dance, death,

Thank you for a pleasant outing at the Collegeville Diner by matthew harris
(earlier this January 18th, 2019 belatedly
to acknowledge my LX birthday.)

Mine eldest sister
as I continue in the circle game
of life, (ye dear Amelie
McGeehan) darling dame
a modestly...

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Categories: family, age, celebration, celebrity, dedication,

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: family, abortion, age, allegory, anxiety,

Death's Destiny Of Doom by curtis johnson

Depriving me of the guidance I needed to grow up,               ...

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Categories: christian, death, family,

Premium MemberBeautiful Scars by Lu Loo
Beautiful
Passionate am I, renown in faith, forgiving and remarkably empathetic.
My eldest sister Karen died tragically, one brother Joe and another sister Jen.
I love animals, kindness...

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Categories: family, love, my child,

Premium MemberOne More Time by Susan Jeavons
When the time comes for me to go 
and I know not what my fate may be, 
let me have one final moment Lord 
to...

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Categories: children, death, family, memory,

Cloud Angels In Memoriam by M. L. Kiser
Angels in a cloudy sky;
So slowly do they float on by.
My late sister paints them there;
Her way of saying, “don’t despair”.

She was an artist, in...

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Categories: family, angel, appreciation, beautiful, cancer,

Premium MemberFamily Death by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Death became family in 1999 and has been a skeleton relative ever since......

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Categories: death, family,

Settling Old Grudges, Part III by David Welch
...They sent a copy of an old tin-type,
a picture of Milton and his bride,
one look at it and I knew the whole truth,
Small Doe in...

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Categories: community, conflict, family, father

Premium MemberIf We Knew Our End Dates by Caren Krutsinger
If we knew our loved one’s end date
would we be nicer?

Spend more time listening?
Give hugs more often?

Fix them their favorite foods each day?

What if we...

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Categories: family, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Bone Chyna by Brianna Hobson
The collection of bone china
Stared up at her with eyes so cold and porcelain
A living dead effigy of her late grandmother
White as sawed bone and...

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Categories: family, age, beauty, class, depression,

Family of Fellows by Andy Sprouse
Getting up early to embark on a trip,
a snowy drive to Jersey.
Trying to quell my heart's rapid beats,
favored songs in my speakers.

"Hey man, I don't...

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Categories: family, death, death of a

Premium MemberIt's Christmas and I Think of You by Dennis Spilchuk
It's Christmas and I Think of You

It’s Christmas and I think of you my dear,
During this season of red, green and snow;
A time to reflect...

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Categories: christmas, faith, family, marriage,

Premium MemberLIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS by Cindi Rockwell
No one understands you, not even you yourself.
Trapped in a cage that only you can see
The combination lock rusted shut since
You gambled away the secret...

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Categories: caregiving, depression, family, mental

A Leaving by Warren Doll
What should we name the death of family members or close friends? 
These are not mere departures like a vacation or extended trip; as we...

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Categories: family, death, death of a

Once Upon a Time by K.R. Wonder
Once upon a time
A baby girl was born
But not a tear she cried,
Not a whisper could be heard.
The baby sleeps in peace,
So gentle and undisturbed.
What...

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Categories: family, angel, baby, birth, death,