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List of Death Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Detective Sparkly-Jaron Case-Part I Negron, Nayda Ivette Free verse death, murder, mystery,
Premium Member Poem QUOTE ME RUMI Urbaniak, Laura Rhyme death, dedication, devotion, heart,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent - Part Two Wignesan, T Villanelle death, political, violence,
I Am Conklin, Randall Dramatic monologue death, destiny, i am,
The Russian Warplane Shot Down Over Syria Monihan, Rhoda Questionku anger, character, conflict, death, evil, political, war,
Premium Member Poem Too Young To Die Rose, Mystic Free verse death of a friend,
Cremation Purdum, Fritz Free verse death, ocean, spiritual,
An Angel's Dream Santana, Roberto Enclosed Rhyme anger, anniversary, anxiety, bereavement, death of a friend,
Gaze of reverie Kopec, Patrycjusz Couplet death,
Destiny and Me Feeling, True Lyric death, depression, destiny, name,
Rude Awakening Henderson, Kyleigh Free verse death, deep, depression,
Premium Member Poem Last One Standing Underwood, Gail Free verse death, farewell, loss, military,
Premium Member Poem Stairway To Heaven Negron, Nayda Ivette Free verse death, heaven,
Numbers Game jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Verse death, evil, murder, violence,
Mall Rats jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Verse death, evil, horror, humor,
The Comforter johnson, curtis Prose Poetry angel, bereavement, bible, cancer, death of a friend,
Premium Member Poem Wings of an Angel Parker, Frederic Sonnet death, grief, lost love,
Waiting Room Escape Molloy, Declan I do not know? death,
Premium Member Poem DEATH One, Silent Acrostic death,
Premium Member Poem Fear Always Lies Around The Corner Robinson, Terry Free verse death, hope,
Demise in disguise letswalo, jeremia Rhyme death,
City By The River Annis, Jacob Free verse death,
When Daddy Died johnson, curtis Narrative death, father, little sister,
Defiant Beauty Gould, Oliver Ode angst, animal, beautiful, beauty, death, farewell, funeral,
Premium Member Poem For France- for contest Wigley, Viv Rhyme death, paris,
Harper Street Annis, Jacob Free verse death,
Premium Member Poem Tragedy in France - Rime Couee Merryman, Kim Tail-rhyme death, evil, hate,
Tomorrow Waits Canerdy, Janice Narrative death, faith, mother,
Premium Member Poem Mother's Love Gentry, Susan Tanka appreciation, bereavement, death, flower, grief, memory,
Death Kendrick, Sara Free verse death,
A fallen soul letswalo, jeremia Verse death,
Premium Member Poem Let Me Tell You This Robinson, Terry Free verse death, love,
Premium Member Poem White Birch Duncan, Debbie Couplet death,
Premium Member Poem To The Victor Goes The Spoils Lindley, Robert Sonnet art, conflict, courage, death, hero, strength, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem The Magical Dove Rose, Brenda Rhyme allegory, bereavement, bird, death of a friend,
They Are Not Sleeping McCallum , Robert Liam Dramatic Verse death, gothic, grave, halloween,
Premium Member Poem THIS CHRISTMAS Grenness , Julie Free verse death, health, heartbreak, loss,
in need of social medicine Dibaba, Assefa Free verse age, allusion, culture, death, money, nostalgia, technology,
Premium Member Poem For France Wings, Broken Tail-rhyme death, paris, sad,
Premium Member Poem LET THE STRONGEST ONES SEEK REVENGE Crisci, Andrew Rhyme death, freedom, french, grief,
Premium Member Poem Dedicated to My Friend Rose, Brenda Rhyme bereavement, christian, death of a friend,
Let me Sleep Tight Rahaman, Moom Free verse death, goodbye, love, mother,
Death Byrne, Brian Acrostic death, depression, dream, metaphor,
Daisy Byrne, Brian Free verse death, deep, depression, flower,
4 letters Byrne, Brian Free verse death, metaphor, sin, social,
Miss Whiskey Michelle, Brianna I do not know? death, light, lost love,
Nobody Listened Henderson, Kyleigh Free verse death, deep, depression, pain,
Drops of Evil Curlee, William Lyric death, evil, judgement,
My Friend, Sadness Curlee, William Lyric death, depression, stress,
Threshold Amann, Alexis Blank verse death, depression,
dEATH aND hIS wOMAN Amann, Alexis Dramatic Verse death, deep, depression, emotions,
Premium Member Poem She Passed Unto Her Own Beauty Lindley, Robert Romanticism age, appreciation, art, death, farewell, remember, symbolism,
ghost ship Jacks, Timothy Free verse death,
lucid nightmares mmmmmm, Lowercase Free verse death, depression,
Premium Member Poem Silent Killer One, Silent Acrostic death, food, sweet,
No Dark Invitation Coyne, William Blank verse death, light,
Paris, Syria, the World at Large -- Said the people punished by war Zaladin, A. Free verse death, evil, faith, fear,
From Yon Darkened Keep McCallum , Robert Liam Prose Poetry death, depression, dream, gothic,
bad influence mmmmmm, Lowercase Free verse betrayal, crazy, dark, death, evil, forgiveness, freedom,
From what is lost Plisenhayer, Arthur Rhyme death, destiny, evil, night,
Those days you were dying Plisenhayer, Arthur Rhyme death, destiny, dream, faith,
Premium Member Poem un-numbered haiku lawless, John Haiku death, life,
Premium Member Poem When I Die theKidster, SillyBilly Rhyme death,
Bringing you home Linney, Gary Gene Free verse death, sad,
Premium Member Poem Send Not Great Warriors To My Lasting Feast Lindley, Robert Rhyme death, evil, lust, night,
Are You Losing Yourself Collier, Orlin Lyric death, depression, religion, sad,
Your World-My World Collier, Orlin Lyric absence, abuse, allusion, anger, death, depression, suicide,
Mirror of Memories Tagore, Anindya Mohan Acrostic death, life, memory,
Eternal Life johnson, randy Rhyme death, god, paradise, sin,
Premium Member Poem BORN AGAIN Bdosa, Vee Sonnet death, dream, faith,
Our Eternity Linney, Gary Gene I do not know? death,
In the End Kadic, Nino Free verse death, evil, future, life,
Premium Member Poem CARNAGE BY THE SAVAGES Crisci, Andrew Rhyme death, grief, november, paris,
A Christmas Memory Gonza, Franco Elegy death, winter,
Premium Member Poem Death by Light Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse death, deep, desire, destiny,
Scarry place Rytis, Rytis ABC death, life, war, world,
Mirror of Memories Li, Anna Lyric death, journey, memory, mirror,
Premium Member Poem The Twelve Angels of Beirut vaso, arthur Light Poetry allah, angel, anger, angst, death, history,
dad ede, scott ABC death, farewell,
My Turtle named Joe Boat, Trash Shape death,
Remembering Matthew onwochei, carl Bio death of a friend,
A world held at ransom Eggins, Jayne Free verse death, paris, peace, planet,
little johnny Boat, Trash Narrative death, pain,
Among apple trees Rytis, Rytis Prose Poetry death,
The Accused Machintosh, Paul Ballad death, nostalgia, passion,
Isis cowards Duffy, Alex Free verse death, deep, violence, world,
The Slow Death Nope, Laura Lyric death, depression,
A LOST ANGEL hohner, carmella ABC death, death of a
A LOST ANGEL hohner, carmella ABC death, grief, loss, missing
IS- A Terran Serpent Morshed, Sarwar Verse death, war,
Are You Here or Am I Gone Lethel, Shialla Rhyme death, father daughter, imagination,
I'll Make Yours, If You Make Mine Tatum, Abigail Free verse death, depression, grief, loss,
Premium Member Poem In the lions den Hamilton, John Rhyme death, grief, hope, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Help Me To Say Good-Bye Gulley, Sharon Rhyme death of a friend,
Premium Member Poem Love One Another Meade, David I do not know? death, depression, hate, hope,
Life Proved Too Much Schumacker, Earl Free verse death, destiny, goodbye, identity,
Insomnia Godambe, Neha Lyric absence, anxiety, care, death, good night, night,
If I Knew Quick, XNovia Free verse black african american, corruption, death, feelings, how i
Dearest Child Lethel, Shialla Lyric death, family, heaven, love,
From darkness to light Torres, Joshua Acrostic conflict, corruption, death, emotions, grief, hero,