Category Archives: Grief Poems

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

Thanksgiving: AfterTalk Weekly 11.28.19

THANKSGIVING  The time draws near And the calendar says Thanksgiving is really here. Time to reflect and time to gather Thoughts of what to be thankful of. Thankful? I think not. My life is not full these days And to be thankful is beyond my grasp. But to give thanks? This, I believe, can be

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When All you Have are Memories: AfterTalk Weekly 11.21.19

When All you Have are Memories by Anne Peterson You sit alone with memories, from when they slipped away. You wake with little energy to make it through each day. Your loss is overwhelming, the pain is so surreal, You never knew it possible, to feel the way you feel. The world keeps spinning all

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If Only… AfterTalk Inspirational 8.29.19

If Only I thought of you today not fleeting snapshots, but long reflections. Clear pictures in my memory, stored in baggies to keep them safe. Your dwindling voice fades like a sunset, barely there. I thought of you today as I wiped away tears, that come unannounced. The day you disappeared, the day he said

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Old Age: AfterTalk Inspirational 8.22.19

Editor’s Note: this is a poem by Bette Korman, artist, author, poet, museum director, and spiritual entrepreneur. Although it does not directly reference grieving for loved one, it will resonate for widows and widowers of a certain age.  “ Old Age”………. patterns that fall apart and can’t be sewn back together because the fabric has

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