Category Archives: Poem

“Father’s Day Poem”

Dear Mr. Hallmark ….. One More Time (Sent to me by Grief Haven) Hello there Mr. Hallmark man, I wrote to you in May To ask that words of love be shared With my mom on Mother’s Day. Just as … Continue reading

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“My Daddy’s Grief”

The following is a poem that was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad.  Great poem.  Can any of you relate? MY DADDY’S GRIEF If you ask my Dad how he feels? He’ll probably be as quiet as the … Continue reading

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“Daddy is Broken”

The following poem was sent to me today by fellow grieving dad and friend Steven Stuart.  Steven lost his son Colin to SIDS on March 2.  Thank you to Steven for having the courage to write this poem to his son … Continue reading

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“Don’t Cry for Me Daddy”

Below is a poem someone gave me after the death of my daughter.  If I ever felt like I couldn’t cry, but I needed to let out the pain I was feeling, I would read this poem, it worked for me.  … Continue reading

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“If I Could Write a Song”

The following was recently sent to me from Thomas Calvert, a fellow grieving dad and friend. Thomas wrote this song for his son David. He asked me to share with everyone here at grieving dads blog. Thank you to Thomas … Continue reading

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“To Be A Man In Grief”

The following is a poem I found a few years ago.  I just came across it again today and thought I would share it with all of you.  I was unable to locate an author for this poem. To Be … Continue reading

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“My Life Goes On” – Just for Today

“Just for Today” for Bereaved Parents – (Section Ten) This is the last section from the Just for Today poem written by Vicki Tushingham.  I received the ”Just for Today” poem from a fellow grieving dad and friend that I met through this … Continue reading

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“Allow Happiness” – Just for Today

“Just for Today” for Bereaved Parents – (Section Nine) Just for today I will allow myself to be happy, for I know that I am not deserting my child by living on. This is a tough one.  I know many … Continue reading

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Refuse To Forget

The following was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad.  It’s about his experience after the death of his 17 year old daughter. It’s been a little over eight years since my daughter’s death and as I think back now … Continue reading

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“I Will Not Compare” – Just for Today

“Just for Today” for Bereaved Parents – (Section Eight) Just for today I will not compare myself with others. I am fortunate to be who I am and have had my child for as long as I did. I must … Continue reading

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