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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.

Her sleep so deep that now it's dark
It's now dark because she sleeps
Greedy Loss round about us creeps
Snatching souls, and thus into homes seeps
This shadow of death and there weeps
A child, a...

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© Jesz Ika  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, family, grief, lonely,

Premium Member Satan Tries to Strike
*** Satan Tries to Strike ***

By the house,
By the door
	coming in
	across the floor
To kneel by my bed,
My guardian angel came
Carrying ways to hold the peace

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Categories: angel, christian, family, health,

A Ceaseless, Eternal Grief
We bereaved-
Loved our child since she was conceived. 
Doctors declare she was diseased. 
We sneezed and she was seized. 
It’s hard to breathe; I don’t...

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Categories: family, 9th grade, cancer, cousin,

Premium Member Ode to Shelton
His knowledge was his untapped wellspring,
After 93 years of learning anew;
He valued knowing something about everything, 
From construction & farming, to baseball & screws. 


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Categories: family, bereavement, christian, death of

Fear Factor
Once the shots rang out,
I saw the bodies fall.
In this peaceful locale,
It made no sense at all.

Just good friends and family,
That were gathered together.
In this...

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Categories: anger, bereavement, death, family,

Already dead
Written on January 18, 2015: 10:35 PM

The girl close her eyes
She open her ears
She tied her feet
She cut her fingers
She'll be dead soon

Be here, do...

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Categories: death, depression, emotions, family,

Lucerys Targaryen
The fall of rain on a stormy winter night.
The flap of wings in losing a desperate fight.
The heartbeat of the dragon and the rider intertwined....

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Categories: anger, death, family, sea,

Premium Member The Keepsake Supper
I sit at my family’s empty table
Life’s feast is almost gravely gone
I am the final guest left in this familial fable
All within my bloodline have...

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Categories: age, bereavement, death, family,

Harriet Harris circa November 13th, 1935 - May 4th, 2005
Harriet Harris circa November 13th, 1935 - ~ May 4th, 2005

untimely death sentence ordained 
approximately six months prior 
to mother dearest celebrating 
her seventieth birthday,

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Categories: family, absence, age, anniversary, birthday,

The House on Bleak Street
On a dead-end street,
At the edge of town;
Sat a broken-down house,
With no other around.

The paint was all faded,
And the windows were cracked.
The rain had poured...

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Categories: boy, death, family, girl,

Premium Member The Train and the Room Out Back
A train went by in the distance
and I could hear it passing
every few hours or so from the back 
bedroom of my grandfather’s house 


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© Craig Sipe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, family, moving on,


The exaltation of my depression controlled my free will
Sensing the elusiveness of a thing called Love
feeling the high and the low of it
I expected the...

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Categories: family, love, old, people,

She smiled a toothy smile with perfect sized lips and straight white teeth welcoming me,
Her face perfectly symmetrical except for one brown eye shaped slightly...

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Categories: divorce, family, heartbreak, native

Give it a name Part 1
What name can I give 
To a dream that is uncertain
To people who are unclear
To a feeling I am unsure of
To a message that is...

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Categories: family, memory, missing you,

From this narrow lane of time,

from this uncertain strait and burdens

from these enclaves of wearying vanity fair,

from this time bound journeying among mortals, 

from its...

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Categories: death, faith, family, grief,