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.


THE LAST VOICE by Lynward McKee
They closed my mother's casket
to be buried next to Dad today.

The crowd  that came to honor her
began to walk away.

Nothing left but tiny breeze...

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Categories: family, allusion, analogy, confusion, death,

Grilling Days by David Welch
My driveway is packed with the cars
of friends and family,
chips put out, and the little ones
are running joyously.

A cooler filled up with bag ice
keeps cold...

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Categories: celebration, family, food, fun,



Premium MemberSchool Shooting In Texas by carlos trevino
  Another shooting
more innocent children dead
  guns for everyone
more families left grieving
  NRA now lobbying...

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

Fields of Silence by Eugene Harvey
‘Silence’ is their interim address
Where time like a river yet flows
Terrestrial dust returns once again
To the place whence all life grows,

Resting quietly in Death’s garden...

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Categories: celebration, death, family, funeral,

Grandad by roger turner
You know when you are growing up

The stages you go through

Make you the way you are

They help to make you...YOU

The people who you deal with

Whether...

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Categories: age, appreciation, death, family,

Ma or Matajee: Mothers' Day 2018 by Anil Deo
"Brother from Another Mother, but the same Father!"
Russell Coleman jokes with me in Church (His Bride)
This weekend, we honor every mother, dear brother:
You once made...

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Categories: family, 12th grade, abuse, anniversary,

In Exactly 40 lines of You, I mean it by Griffins Ndhine

I want to marry you
My love for you is true
Me make you say "Yes I do"
I want to say it too
Because I love you true
Ours...

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Categories: family, friendship love, future,

God Bless Mothers by Timothy McGuire
God bless the struggling mother,
Her fierce love is like no other,
When her babies cry,
She silently sighs.

For she knows,
That is the way it goes,
She will do...

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Categories: family, love, mother,

Trade places by Chelci Biggs
Put yourself in a dementia patients place.
Going back to where their memory first fades away.
We think we lost them not once but twice.
Honestly they lost...

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Categories: angel, death, family,

Premium Member- Can't Escape - by Sunshine Smile




No thoughts, no consciousness
Echo the sound of strangled cry

Can't escape
Take my hand

The dark dungeons without the breath of life
Deeper than you can imagine

Can't escape
Take my...

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Categories: death, family, goodbye,

Premium MemberAll in the Family by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Daughter crime
hooking up with felon Father time
Both got incestuous, crooked desires in mind
Two thieves in a thug hug, 
secrecy intertwine conspiracy vine bind 
Mother brood...

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Categories: allegory, family, truth, wisdom,

Premium MemberHALLELUJAH IT'S JESUS BIRTHDAY by jack cooper
 
Ho ho ho I love the snow
How it flows only God knows
This is the holiday season 
With so many spending without reason
This is why I always...

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Categories: family, birth, blessing, brother, death,

How Do You Give Away A Life by roger turner
Sorting boxes, packing clothes
Assaulted by the past
When you stood and said forever
You both thought it would last
A jewellery box, a trinket here
A gift they never...

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Categories: cry, death, family, feelings,

Premium MemberNever Forget by Gershon Wolf
From Poland hailed your Uncle Max, who in matters of manners was a bit lax,
While from France came Aunt Belle, whom I thought was really...

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Categories: death, family, memorial, world

Journey to Heaven by David Loewen
Agatha Loewen
Dec 14,1939-April 10,2013

She opened her eyes and gazed above,
We all surrounded her with our love.
Angels hovered all around;
We briefly stood on Holy Ground.

We talked,...

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Categories: angel, death, family, love,

Premium MemberFamily Jazz Farmers by Gerald Dillenbeck
I am reading Wendell Berry stories
again,
still,
today.

And notice
over these past several weeks
he unfolds two bipolar themes.

Berry is,
was,
a cooperative Southern neighborhood farmer
of organic hospitality.
His protagonists grow on...

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Categories: family, dark, education, farm, light,

Either Way, It Still Hurts by siyabonga nobangela
t’s no easier when you’re older,
and no simpler when you’re young.
Neither one is particularly comforting
over the other – the questions
are the same size.
Empty spaces have...

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Categories: death, education, family, goodbye,

Ina Mae by randy johnson
She was 79 years old when she passed away.
She was my aunt and her name was Ina Mae.
When a relative passes away, it's always sad.
Ina...

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Categories: death, dedication, family,

Premium MemberYoung John Cooney by Gershon Wolf
     Young John Cooney was no troubled lad,
       It mattered not that he had no...

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Categories: death, family, happy, high

A LETTER TO SHARON'S FAMILY by Boluwatife Oyedeji
Dear Sharon's Family,
    Life is placed on the peg of transformation and dramatic event which can render every living being not only...

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Categories: family, death,