Showing all posts in category: Bereavement Poems

  • What to do when the time comes to say goodbye

    Posted on October 11th, 2022

    Losing such an important family member is never going to be easy and can leave us with a profound feeling of loss, sadness and heartbreak. Preparing for the end of a pet’s life may seem like a strange or even morbid thing to do, but knowing what to do when the time comes to say… Read More

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  • Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

    Posted on November 23rd, 2020

    There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth. It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of all its beautiful colours. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows, hills and valleys with lush green grass. When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this place. There is always food… Read More

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  • Four feet in heaven

    Posted on August 20th, 2019

    Four Feet in Heaven Your favorite chair is vacant now… No eager purrs to greet me. No softly padded paws to run Ecstatically to meet me. No coaxing rubs, no plaintive cry Will say it’s time for feeding. I’ve put away your bowl, and all The things you won’t be needing; But I will miss… Read More

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  • Lend me a pup

    Posted on August 28th, 2018

    I will lend to you for awhile a puppy, God said, For you to love him while he lives and to mourn for him when he is gone. Maybe for twelve or fourteen years, or maybe for two or three. But will you, till I call him back take care of him for me? He’ll… Read More

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  • A bridge called love

    Posted on August 21st, 2018

    A Bridge Called Love It takes us back to brighter years, to happier sunlit days, and to precious moments that will be with us always. And these fond recollections are treasured in the heart to bring us always close to those from whom we had to part. There is a bridge of memories from earth… Read More

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  • If I Should Go Tomorrow

    Posted on May 17th, 2018

    If I should go tomorrow
    It would never be goodbye,

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  • When god saw you getting tired

    Posted on April 20th, 2018

    When God saw you getting tired
    And a cure was not to be

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  • Let Me Go

    Posted on March 29th, 2018

    We’ve known lots of pleasure,
    At times endured pain,

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  • Silent Tear

    Posted on March 16th, 2018

    Each night we shed a silent tear,
    As we speak to you in prayer.

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  • I felt an angel

    Posted on March 8th, 2018

    I felt an angel near today, though one I could not see
    I felt an angel oh so close, sent to comfort me

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  • He Is Gone

    Posted on February 9th, 2018

    You can shed tears that he is gone
    Or you can smile because he has lived

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  • Feel no guilt in laughter

    Posted on January 10th, 2018

    Feel no guilt in laughter, he’d know how much you care.
    Feel no sorrow in a smile that he is not here to share.

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  • My Best Friend Tribute

    Posted on December 26th, 2017

    My Best Friend Tribute Sunlight streams through the window pane unto a spot on the floor…. then I remember, it’s where you used to lie, but now you are no more. Our feet walk down a hall of carpet, and muted echoes sound…. then I remember, It’s where your paws would joyously abound. A voice is… Read More

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  • Afterglow

    Posted on December 15th, 2017

    Afterglow I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done. I’d like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun; Of happy memories that I leave when life is done. Unknown

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  • To Those Whom I Love & Those Who Love Me

    Posted on November 23rd, 2017

    When I am gone, release me, let me go.
    I have so many things to see and do,
    You mustn’t tie yourself to me with too many tears,

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  • Don’t Cry For Me

    Posted on November 16th, 2017

    Don’t cry for me now I have died, for I’m still here I’m by your side,
    My body’s gone but my soul’s is here, please don’t shed another tear,

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  • So Go and Run Free

    Posted on November 2nd, 2017

    So go and run free with the angels
    Dance around the golden clouds
    For the lord has chosen you to be with him

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  • Look For Me In Rainbows

    Posted on October 19th, 2017

    Time for me to go now, I won’t say goodbye;
    Look for me in rainbows, way up in the sky.

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  • Don’t Cry For Me When I’m Gone

    Posted on July 19th, 2017

    Don’t Cry For Me When I’m Gone So, though I give you all my heart, the time will come when we must part. But all around you, you will see, creatures that speak to you of me; a tired horse, a hunted thing, a sparrow with a broken wing … Pity – and help (I… Read More

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  • The Moment That You Died

    Posted on July 12th, 2017

    The Moment That You Died The moment that you died my heart was torn in two one side filled with heartache the other died with you. I often lie awake at night when the world is fast asleep, and take a walk down memory lane with tears upon my cheeks. Remembering you is easy I… Read More

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  • Remember Our Love

    Posted on July 5th, 2017

    Remember Our Love I was chosen today I’m learning to fly the world took me away but please don’t cry. And I chose you today to try and be strong so please don’t you cry and don’t say that I’m gone. When you’re feeling alone just remember our love I’m up near the stars looking… Read More

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  • Just this side of heaven

    Posted on June 28th, 2017

    Just this side of heaven When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes, to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and… Read More

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  • Do not stand at my grave and weep

    Posted on June 21st, 2017

    Do not stand at my grave and weep Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep I am a thousand winds that blow I am the diamond glints on the snow I am the sun on ripened grain I am the gentle autumn rain When you awaken… Read More

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  • If it should be

    Posted on June 14th, 2017

    If it should be If it should be that I grow frail and weak And pain does keep me from my sleep. Then will you do what must done For this – the last battle – can’t be won. You will be sad I understand But don’t let grief then stay your hand For on… Read More

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