Category Archives: Grief Poems

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

Inspirational Quote 10.8.15: Joy and Sorrow

On Joy and Sorrow  Kahlil Gibran   Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your

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Inspirational Quote 10.1.15: Unending Love

  [Editor] I encountered this prayer/poem/song during a High Holy Day service last week. It was new to me, and I found it incredibly comforting.   An Unending Love We are loved by an unending love. We are embraced by arms that find us even when we are hidden from ourselves. We are touched by

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Inspirational Quote 6.4.15 Raymond Carver about Grieving

[Editor: Raymond Carver is among the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. If you’ve seen the movie Birdman which won the Oscar for Best Picture this year, the play performed in it is adapted from a Raymond Carver short story. This is his poem about grieving.] Woke up early this morning and from my bed

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