Category: Poems about Death

Every Father’s Wish

Everything I taught you Everything you know I don’t think I could be prouder At the chance to watch you grow Every father wishes To leave part of himself In actions and in stories And pictures on a shelf We want to create a...

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One Last Song (For Joey Feck)

If I had one last song to sing And hold the flowers that you’d bring Hold your hand for one more hour And take the time to smell each flower Hold me up for one last dance One more time to take a chance Hold me close there...

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Pieces of your heart

The dream we have for our children That we will teach them well So they find their own true compass When you aren’t there to tell We wish for them a future Of each their own design And having their own families Having fun and...

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Where You’ll Find Me

Gently flowing water Pours slowly through the stream It seems like only yesterday But somewhat like a dream One of many memories I played back in my mind Reminders of the pleasures And joys I left behind The time away reminds...

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Some say one is lonely Some say one’s complete Is one but a vision From our heads down to our feet Or maybe one is all things Both man and earth akin Bound by where we’re going Linked by where we’ve been So what in this...

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inspirational poems by Robert Longley