Poems For A Lost Loved One

You Never Said Goodbye

by Unknown

You never said I'm leaving

You never said goodbye.

You were gone before I knew it,

And only God knew why.


A million times I needed you,

A million times I cried.

If love alone could have saved you,

You never would have died.


In life I loved you dearly,

In death I love you still.

In my heart you hold a place,

That no one could ever fill.


It broke my heart to lose you,

But you didn't go alone

For part of me went with you,

The day God took you home.


I'm Free

by Unknown

Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free. 

I'm following the path God has laid, you see. 

I took His hand when I heard His call. 

I turned my back and left it all. 


I could not stay another day, 

To laugh, to love, to work or play. 

Tasks left undone must stay that way, 

I found the peace at the close of day. 


If my parting has left a void, 

Then fill it with remembered joys. 

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, 

yes, these things I too will miss. 


Be not burdened with times of sorrow. 

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. 

My life's been full, I savored much, 

Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.


Don't lengthen it now with undue grief. 

Lift up your hearts, and peace to thee. 

God wanted me now, 

He set me free


Until We Meet Again

by Unknown

Each morning when we awake

we know that you are gone.

And no one knows the heartache

As we try to carry on.


Our hearts still ache with sadness

and many tears still flow.

What it meant to lose you,

No one will ever know.


Our thoughts are always with you,

your place no one can fill.

In life we loved you dearly,

In death we love you still.


There will always be a heartache,

and often a silent tear,

But always a precious memory

Of the days when you were here.


If tears could make a staircase,

And heartaches make a lane,

We'd walk the path to heaven

And bring you home again.


We hold you close within our hearts,

And there you will remain,

To walk with us throughout our lives

Until we meet again.


Our family chain is broken now,

And nothing will be the same,

But as God calls us one by one,

The chain will link again. 


Memories of You

by Unknown

I remember everything about you, 

your voice, your smile, your touch, 

the way you walked, the way you talked, 

the way you looked at me, meant so much.


I remember all the words you said to me, 

some funny, some kind, some wise, 

all of the things you did for me, 

I see now with different eyes. 


I remember every moment we shared, 

seems like only yesterday, 

or maybe it was eons ago, 

It's really hard to say.


You are gone from me now, 

but one thing they can't take away, 

your memory resides inside my heart, 

and lights up my darkest days. 


The Broken Chain

by Unknown

We little knew that morning that

God was going to call your name


In life we loved you dearly,

in death we do the same


It broke our hearts to lose you, 

the day God called you home


You left us peaceful memories, 

your love is still our guide


and though we cannot see you, 

you are always at our side


Our Family chain is broke, 

and nothing seems the same


but as God calls us one by one, 

the Chain will link again



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