Category Archives: Grief Poems

Inspiring and touching grief poems and quotes for the loss of a loved one.

love life: Inspirational Quote for 5.19.16

The Thing Is to love life, to love it even when you have no stomach for it and everything you’ve held dear crumbles like burnt paper in your hands, your throat filled with the silt of it. When grief sits with you, its tropical heat thickening the air, heavy as water more fit for gills

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If Only: Inspirational Quote 5.12.16

If Only  If only… The question that we face in our time of sorrow, So much life now gone, with no time to borrow If only… The hollow words replay throughout our every thought No child should pass and leave us in this hell where we’re now caught If only… The wretched emptiness could just

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Second Sowing: Inspirational Poem for 5.5.16

Second Sowing  by Anne Morrow Lindbergh For whom The milk ungiven in the breast When the child is gone? For whom the love locked up in the heart That is left alone? That golden yield Split sod once, overflowed an August field, Threshed out in pain upon September’s floor, Now hoarded high in barns, a

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Grief Poem: Inspirational Quote for 4.28.16

#112 A Grief Poem She walks in beauty, like the night I stole these words from Byron, and spoke them sotto voce when She walked through the door and across the room and into my soul until Death do us in. And Death done so, taking Her from me too soon in the fecund fullness

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