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Funeral Quotation 
Greatest Honor What greater honor, when a person moves forward, they leave behind in each of us, the best of what they were.

He Walked 
He Walked He walked because he had a dream He walked because he cared Sometimes he even ran the path With pain, with fear, and scared He walked …

Funeral Poems for Military and Heros 
The Old Salt was a special man who came along in a time when he was needed most. A time that is now gone forever. When men believed and sacrificed, …

SOMETIMES... 
Sometimes why we feel alone...?? Somtimes why nobody listens us...?? Sometimes why nobody cares for us...?? Sometimes why everyone consider us fake..?? …

I can't leave you.... 
I can't leave you... because I love you deep inside my heart... I really need you both in my dreams and in my life... I love the time which I spend …

Brokenhearted 
you were suddenly taken from us we asked the reason why in tears, and brokenhearted we had to say goodbye no answer can be given to ease our broken …

Funeral Poems for the Loss of A Child 
When Heavens Realm had been created All the angels gathered round And beheld its awesome …

AND GOD SAID  
Be not afraid my precious ones, when your time on earth is through. Death is but a change of life. No harm will come to you. No need to fret or worry, …

Dear Angel 
Dear Angel, I know you are busy with the good things you do. But if you have spare time I'd be grateful to you. To seek out in heaven the one that …

An Answer To My Prayers? 
An Answer to My Prayers? Written by Kerry Sugden in memory of my loving husband, "RON" I'll never forget that dreadful day, we'd watch …

THE LOSS OF MY BABY GIRL 
My baby was 29 when the lord took her from me. She was in the hospital for 11 days. She tried to hold on but it was bad. I had to do something I never …

Possibly by Simon Closs  
Don’t worry about all the stuff you find When I’m gone and left behind. Don’t worry about the pieces and bits The little hints and traces, it’s …

Finally Home 
As my uncle lay dying in his nursing home bed He didn't understand the words people said For so many years his body declined And Alzheimers disease …

Message From A Loved One 
I know your hearts are heavy & you miss having me there But I'm with God in heaven where no one has a care I just shook hands with Moses, I met Job and …

I Miss You Jon.. I'll See You Again Some Day. 
I lay in bed at night thinking and knowing none of this is right it was your time I have been told but you were only twenty years old so no it wasn't …

IF MIKE COULD CALL YOU FROM HEAVEN 
IF MIKE COULD CALL YOU FROM HEAVEN (Written by my sister in law just a few days after my husband passed away.) I know that we're all missing Mike …

I Thought of You Today 
I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new I thought about you yesterday and days before that too, I think of you in silence ...I …

Do Not Cry For Me 
Do Not Cry for Me I'm in Heaven don't you see! I'm surrounded by lots of love Our Lord Jesus and the Angels above! And when you see a twinkling star, …

Myself by Edgar Guest 
I came upon your site and thought of a poem you might like to include. It is called "Myself" by Edgar A. Guest. Our maternal grandparents lived in …

Let's Go Live 
I've lived my life, sometimes it seemed long, sometimes it seemed brief. I did some crazy things, they made me laugh, they made you laugh too. …

Love Me Enough to Let Go 
Love Me Enough to Let Me Go Here's a poem I wrote for my best friend, Mary. Her little boy died in November after a lifetime of illness. Your hearts …

Telling You Was Hard 
I thought you were a hero But telling you was hard. Your strength and honour made me proud But telling you was hard. Why though was it difficult …

Don't Grieve For Me 
Don't grieve for me, from pain I'm free I'm following the path God has laid, you see. I took his hand when I heard his call I turned around and left …

Tomorrow's wish 
As you close your eyes to sleep... I wonder what you dream about? I still dream of yesterday, For I am certain to find you there, I know that one shouldn't …

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The Clock has stopped-Never Forgotten 
The Clock has stopped The silence is deafening, I take deep breaths But my breathing is shallow I see you but I am blinded I smell you but I cannot …

An Inconceivable Wish 
My name is Mary Boyle and I'm told I have to go, another realm is calling me a place I dont yet know, so its with pen and paper in my hand I'll …

The Time Has Come 
The time has come for me to close my eyes The pain will be gone i need you to realize That …

As Once Was Said 
You both took chances, It was close a few too many times. You thought it would never happen, Not to you, especially not at one time. Your jobs …

Nine months later..... 
I thought that we would never fall apart, But here I am standing with a broken heart. And why the angels took you far away, They didn't ask but I wanted …

The Rebel 
The crazy ones, the misfits, rebels, troublemakers, The round peg in the square hole, The ones who see things differently. Their not fond of …

Life's Weaving 
Life is but a weaving between my God and me; I may not choose the colors, He knows what they should be. For he can view the pattern upon the upper …

God Saw You 
God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, So he put his arms around you and whispered "Come to me". With tearful eyes we watched you, …

Funeral Poem for a Spouse 
When I Close My Eyes When I close my eyes You are here Your charisma, your cheer, your tenderness I feel you here When I close my eyes You …

Fears 
Colors fade, friends shed tears. We have all discovered our worst of fears. Here one min, and gone the next. No more phone calls no more texts. …

Poem about Missing Loved One 
We Had No Time To Say Goodbye there is one thing that makes me cry and life is sometimes so unfair we had no time to say goodbye so i just hope …

For An Adventurer Who Died Too Young 
What should one's life be? Neat and orderly, or messy and chaotic? Quiet desperation, even quieter compromise? or daring thrills, creative …

Lord Please Pray For Me 
Lord there are no earthly words left for me to say. I'm to the point now where I don't know how to pray. I just don't understand it Lord my heart is …

A Suicide Poem: Why? 
Why was there anything, i could have done? were there two words i could have said, to make you re-think it? family wondering why? why would you …

REMEMBER 
When my Father in-law died on December 5th 2009, I wasn't happy with the poems available at the funeral home so i wrote my own.And here it is. REMEMBER …

The poem, Closing The Circle, by Wendell Berry 
Within the circle of our lives we dance the circle of the years, the circles of the seasons within the circles of the years, the cycles of the moon …

I Will Be There With You At Christmas Not rated yet
Hang the fairy lights and paper chains. And decorate the tree. Leave mince pies out for Santa Claus. And my slippers out for me. And I'll be there …

Thats Not Me Not rated yet
That's not me That's not me in that box I'll not be shrouded Or cushioned on silk Do not dress me in cotton …

Please Not rated yet
Please-- Do not tell me you cannot help. When all that is asked is a Healing Thought. Just a heart felt wish for those in need. Nothing sold! And nothing …

While You Sleep Not rated yet
You snuggle up and go to sleep. And the moment that you do. When safely into dreamland. Your Spirit takes its leave of you. And, once free to wander …

The Road Of Life Not rated yet
Come with me. And let me be your guide. And let us take. A trip along The Road of Life. That we Spirits choose to make Our start point is The Summer Land. …

Mum Not rated yet
You taught me how to be strong. now I feel so weak once more a child sat at your feet. as we meet to say goodbye I may or may not cry, it's not I …

bleeding heart Not rated yet
My heart is bleeding for your short life Your life was so short but it will live for so long in my memories & in my heart …

Where She Is Now Not rated yet
I can truly say-- I have made it through. And have journeyed through my grief. But it took time to reach-- where I am now. For the journey was not brief. …

Death (is just a) Not rated yet
Death is just a part of life that everyone must see, I’ve tackled sorrow, aches and pain, I’ll tackle this with glee, Death is just a word we use for …

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IF YOU BELIEVE  Not rated yet
If you believe in God the Father. And if you believe his son. was crucified upon a cross, to cleanse the sins of everyone. If you believe each one of …

On A Very Good Day Not rated yet
To lose one you love on Christ's Birthday. At first, seems a heartbreaking thing. However. When placed in perspective. The privilege is quite plain to …

A Sailor For The Lord Not rated yet
Go down to the Sea once more, Old Sailor. For where else would an Old Jack Tar be? But riding the waves, and tasting the brine. Out there on God's Heavenly …

Good Old Tommy Atkins Not rated yet
He stood in threadbare uniform. His Kit Bag by his side. Looking at the Gates of Heaven. And wondering if he'd be denied. "I'm not sure I should be here, …

See me As I Used To Be Not rated yet
My love, forget about the bad times. And try in your mind's eye. To see me as I used to be. As I was in days gone by. And every time you think of me. …

A Tear, And A Lovely Rose Not rated yet
Darling, thank you for the lovely rose you placed within my hand. It is still as fresh and fragrant. And blooming in the Summer Land. I also heard …

Teach Me Lord  Not rated yet
Lord- You have led me to the fountain. And you have let me drink my fill. You have quenched my thirst, and filled my soul. Now teach me how to do thy …

The Healing Hands Of God Not rated yet
I thought the man who laid on Hands, possessed a special gift For with the leaving of the pain. I felt my spirits lift. With great profuse, I thanked …

MY SOUL Not rated yet
When the time comes for my soul To leave my body, when I'm old I hope it will be free to fly Over Earth, Sea and Sky Like a bird upon the wing My …

A Thought For Today  Not rated yet
No mater what you life has been. No matter who you are. No matter if you're starting out. Or if you've traveled far. What e'er this life may hold for …

Just A Pause Not rated yet
Do not weep. I do not sleep, nor lie beneath the ground. My Earthly Shell was buried deep. But my Soul went Heaven Bound. There is no death. We merely …

I Am Taking Your Old Chair Not rated yet
My dear, I'm making changes. Which I know you will approve. The house in now too large for me. So I've decided I will move. But where ever I decide …

Then A Nightingale Began To Sing Not rated yet
Sleep once more eluded me. My thoughts again with you. I knew of course there was no death. And you'd merely made your journey through. I thought …

A Soldier Died Not rated yet
A soldier died again today. He was here-- then he was gone. And while he made that sacrifice. At home-- our lives went on. We didn't know he'd lost …

Look For Me Where The Lilacs Grow Not rated yet
Miss me yes. But do not weep. Just remember me with love. And look for me where the lilacs grow. In God's Heavenly Garden above. And there, where …

Trust Me Not rated yet
You have been shedding tears again. I can tell that by your eyes. So I am asking you to trust me. And I promise I will tell no lies. Losing someone …

"Footprints In The Sand" Author Mary Stevenson. In Verse  Not rated yet
I was first introduced to this lovely piece: "Footprints In The Sand" author Mary Stevenson, when someone sent me a card when I was in my early twenties. …

No Debt To Pay Not rated yet
I lie at rest-- among the best. And so-- you'll understand my pride. While fighting for a justly cause. Among the best-- I died! I gave my all without …

A Star Falls From The Skies Not rated yet
It is said:- A new life has occurred every time somebody dies. And as their souls rise Heaven's Way. A Star falls from the skies. Bringing forth …

By One's Own Hand Not rated yet
It is a tragedy at any time, when a life comes to an end. But the sense of loss we feel depends, on whether family or friend. But friend or kin. …

A Day In Heaven With You Not rated yet
I didn't want to be here. Not now that you were gone. For when God took you from me. He took all my world was built upon. And so I asked: "Please …

A Lonely Walk Not rated yet
We walk together in the park, and watch the kids at play. We sit together on a bench. As we do every day. There is no conversation. No words we …

Where Are You, My Love? Not rated yet
Where are you, oh my love, When I call from the darkness? For I am lost and cannot find my way. I have been pampered for so many years, And your …

A Selection of Funeral Poems by R.J. Scarr Not rated yet
I was with you when you cried last night. And I tried to comfort you. And though you looked so lost and lonely. There was nothing I could do. You …

Funeral Poems for Fathers from our Readers Not rated yet
Goodnight dad. God keep you safe until we meet again. You have left a space we cannot fill. And loving hearts so full of pain. Though you weren't …

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WHEN THE GOOD LORD MADE OUR MUM Not rated yet
Lord, you knew what you were doing, when you made our Mum. You knew you'd reached perfection. And could never make another one. You had made a one …

when god gives you a call... Not rated yet
the day i was told you'd past away, i didn't think i'd be able to cope another day. when we bought your flowers, life wasn't really the same, i thought …

THE GREATEST LIE OF ALL Not rated yet
So many lies so oft are told. Intent on making one believe. Some big, some white and only small. But all intended to deceive. Some lies can tear …

THE FREE SPIRIT Not rated yet
I can go where my fancy takes me. For like the breeze, my spirit is free. Though it, and my body are one when awake. In sleep, it's as free as can be. …

AN EVER OPEN BOOK Not rated yet
Our life's book began when I met you. Countless pages recorded in time. All the good things, some bad and indifferent. All the shared things that gave …

will we meet again? Not rated yet
will we meet again dear mother father and family and dogs? will we see old sis and brother and white christmas with fire logs? sweet old laurie will …

One Hour Left With You Not rated yet
If I could have had only one more hour with you, I would ask that hour be in God's own time, one hour, a lifetime, every second an expression of love, …

GOD'S HEAVEN ON EARTH.  Not rated yet
Oh the joy of balmy summer's morning. And lush green grass neath my feet. To watch bumble bees kissing wild flowers. Whilst gathering sweet nectar in …

We Didn't Know August 24, 2012 Not rated yet
The day started out as planned We didn't know A voice mail from Ness Brought me to you side You made your decision To go home and lie in your own …

Death Not rated yet
If you fear me, it is because you do not understand me. If you understood me, you would except me as you except life itself. If you suffer pain or …

FOR EVER US Not rated yet
I know you take comfort from knowing, I am with you, still love you and care. But it's important to me that you realise. I am always myself when I'm …

Funeral Poems about Grandmothers from our Readers Not rated yet
Such wonderful memories of nanny The nanny we all used to know We kept you too long and there waiting The angels have said you can go Bright golden …

To lose some one special Not rated yet
To lose some one special is so much grief in sorrow but as many people know we're not promised to see tomorrow!

"THIS IS LIFE"...!!! Not rated yet
“ THIS IS LIFE ”…!!! I love to collect flowers along the road, But…after a while, they whither away, Lo! I look back and in front of me, …

LOVE Not rated yet
"Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart …

Thanks for the pain Not rated yet
Thanks for your messages, thanks for your pain, thanks that i had no gain, but my eyes will always drain, like clouds pour water in the form of rain, …

Time Not rated yet
Time Time passes us by so fast Each time we blink our eyes, it becomes our past. Time is running away like a freight train Leaving behind on its …

love wasnt true  Not rated yet
when you left my heart went with u so i'm asking u please come back to me, its hard to love apart feel as if i'm in the dark

AN INDIAN PRAYER Not rated yet
Oh great and glorious Spirit. Whose voice I hear in the wind. Whose breath gives life to the whole wide world. And who strives to keep us from sin. …

DON'T GRIEVE FOR ME. Not rated yet
Don't grieve for me I did not die. I was merely called away. I did not want to leave you, But neither could stay. But I'm just a thought away from …

I Will Not Give Up Not rated yet
Sometimes it's all I can do to take another step Then God reminds me gently of the promises He's kept At times I want to say I quit I've had all I can …

Come Rest In My Presence Not rated yet
O Lord there is a battle raging inside of me I'm longing for your perfect peace to set my spirit free I've heard your words time and again; come unto …

Here I stand  Not rated yet
In this life full of pain, I stand out here in the pouring rain. The water runs down my shattered face till only tears do take its place. It's all …

Waiting....waiting.... Not rated yet
When the sun shines and the sky clears, when strangers gather with my family near, I will be waiting...waiting. Today is a special day, today time is …

i miss you x  Not rated yet
I know you're probably long gone by now All the way up in the clouds But I just hope that one day You will visit and say hey. You know we all miss …

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Listen And Be Still Not rated yet
Lord I know You have a purpose for everything You do But sometimes I want to ask You why - instead of, trust in You. I know I should not question Your …

Mother" Not rated yet
Mother What a year this has been! seemed an eternity to me. I'm afraid to separate myself from you,dismissing you from my mind,my my …

someday Not rated yet
I know someday you will go and I'll have to walk alone. I'll know someday god will call you home. I know I'll miss you but there is a brighter and better …

the day you left Not rated yet
you never said you are going to leave us, you never did say goodbye, you left without telling us, you left without a word, you left without me. …

An Answer To My Prayers? Not rated yet
An Answer to My Prayers? Written by Kerry Sugden in memory of my loving husband, "RON" I'll never forget that dreadful day, we'd watch our …

Please Don't Drink And Drive Not rated yet
The day before Mother's Day in 1983 My daddy, my mama my sister and me Were on our way into town to buy a gift for mom Little did we know this day the …

Grandpa's Last Day Not rated yet
On a beautiful morning one day in May I went to my grandma and grandpa's to stay My grandpa fixed breakfast and fed it to me I felt so secure as I sat …

We Can Shed Tears Or... Not rated yet
We can shed tears that she is gone, or we can smile because she has lived. We can close our eyes and pray that she'll come back, or we can open our …

Missing My Sister Not rated yet
It's hard to say you're gone, It's hard to see your kids in tears, It's hard to see our mom cry on her knees, begging for you to return. If only you …

Mother Not rated yet
Mother is someone of her kind Someone like her you would never find. She makes us laugh And our life goes half. She is the one who makes us happy …

FACT Not rated yet
IT'S HARD TO FACE THE FACT... THAT YOU'RE GONE & WON'T COME BACK... IT'S HARD TO FACE THE FACT... THAT THE LOVE I NOW LACK... SLEEP'S RIGHT UNDER A …

Swimming in clear blue water Not rated yet
Swimming in clear blue water Deep, deep You with your eyes wide open Floating Diving Laughing Happy once more So many months of Confusion Sadness …

Uncle Donnie's up above us Not rated yet
What can I say about my Uncle Donnie? He loved television. He liked the movie Star Trek. He also likes the SyFy channel. He was always there for his …

I'll see you again one day Not rated yet
When I wake I wonder if it has all been a bad dream I hope things are not what they seem Then I remember that you are no longer here I blink hard, to …

will remember thee-always Not rated yet
just when i raise my hopes to see you disappeared like a dust just when i looked forward to see you've turned a thing on the past my hopes are gone …

Remembering Leisha Not rated yet
In adulthood As brothers and sisters: We have our own lives So different So far apart Yet there is so much we share Childhood experiences Recollections …

Be At Peace  Not rated yet
Let the tears fall, I will still be there with you. Let the rain fall, And never fear the thunder. I am still with you dear ones, Watching you and …

To One in Paradise
by Edgar Allan Poe
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Thou wast all that to me, love, For which my soul did pine -- A green isle in the sea, love, A fountain and a shrine, All wreathed with fairy fruits …

Crossing the Bar
by Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems …

rest in peace Not rated yet
dear mama hope you're fine in the other world that you're in, but mama u left me weeping i wept and wept cause u went with out saying goodbye and …

Why Say Goodbye? Not rated yet
HEY MUM I KNOW THAT U LEFT BUT MUM I STILL WONDER WHY U WOULD LEAVE US WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE,U LEFT ME WEEPING I WEPT AND WEPT MUM U WERE MY MORNING …

why say good bye Not rated yet
each night i still feel him i have no rest,no hope for the hope that i had my taken away by fate,the love that i had for him. i still remember …

here and gone. Not rated yet
you're here and so very much apart of our lives and then your gone such a sad loss but not from our hearts and minds for your memory will live as …

I will be no more Not rated yet
When the leaves curl and fall from the trees My life shall be no more The wind will blow Breaking the winter’s silence But I will be no more Gone …

losing you is like losing myself Not rated yet
losing you is like losing myself cold dull and dark i know you don't want me to worry but its hard when i cant see and talk to you. until we meet …

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Picture Me by Phyllis Franklin  Not rated yet
Picture Me,as you say your last goodbye Picture Me,as with the Angels I did fly. Picture Me,In Heaven They're saying Here She(He) come's Picture Me,as …

Nothing to say Not rated yet
There's nothing to say now that I'm gone. I'm quiet now, no sound no song. I'm in the wind, as it blows through your hair. I'm the sun on your face, …

Death in the Family Not rated yet
How are we supposed to act When there is a death in the family Do you just stop and break down Or do you keep on going Do you stop and call To your …

To God's Garden Not rated yet
An adaptation of God Saw You Getting Tired: You strove to live alone, To talk and walk around, But as the illness was relentless, You were forced …

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