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Elegy Poems | Examples of Elegy Poetry

Elegy Poems. Below are examples of elegy poems. This list of poems in the elegy form of poetry is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of elegy poems or a list of elegy poetry. These examples illustrate what elegy poems look like and its form. There is also a link below to the definition of elegy and a page where you can discuss it.

Poem Topics Related to or Synonymous with

threnody, knell, requiem, lament, plaint, death song, funeral song,

List of Elegy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
DEATH Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy death, evil
Premium Member Poem No More Soup For Me Lane, Lin Elegy me
Nobody told me martin, paul Elegy childhood, social
Portugal on my Mind hansen, jan oskar Elegy anger, anxiety, appreciation, earth
Premium Member Poem ANNIVERSARY MURRAY, JEAN Elegy anniversary, death of a
Premium Member Poem GRIP OF DEATH MURRAY, JEAN Elegy body, care, death
A Year Ago Sergi, Joseph Elegy bereavement, dad, death, farewell,
Festival of Horrors Terblanche, Sinead Elegy abuse, anger, animal, cat,
Ripples Cary, Kay Elegy analogy, angst, farewell, goodbye,
Imagine, Predator DNT, Denis Elegy africa, anger, beautiful, black
TOUS LE CHANGEMENTS Perez, Nola Elegy change, french
I Am Nothing Babbit, DM Elegy feelings, self
SECOND LETTER FROM ALBINOS Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy abuse, africa, death, lost
Unshared Grief Broadbent, Robert Elegy death, emotions
The End of Tails Demetros, Madison Elegy absence, age, death
Written during the 2014 Ebola outbreak Shoes, Dimestore Elegy africa, community, death, epic
Premium Member Poem Whispering Old Cemetery Wings, Broken Elegy death, grave, grief, lost
Bottle of Tears Krishna, Bhanu Siva Elegy anger, confusion, cry, death,
TEARS OF AN ALBINO Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy abuse, africa, death of
THE GODLY DEVIL Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy abuse, animal, beauty, betrayal,
Bread fruits Richard, Osinachi Elegy absence, best friend, death,
Black Sheep Richard, Osinachi Elegy africa, betrayal, black african
The Fear we wish we had Foreman, Bobby Elegy blessing, fear, identity, youth
Premium Member Poem WRAPPING IT IN PURPLE - For Prince Nau, Edlynn Elegy loss, purple, rap, star,
I Know How It Ends Babbit, DM Elegy analogy, destiny, life
And sun Sets chizoba vincent, john Elegy art
Death Oleru, Anayo Elegy anger, cry, death, death
Number 91 Irwin, Luke Elegy bereavement, death
A Broken Silhouette Dignos, Yvette Elegy heartbreak, heartbroken, pain, sad,
To My Last Love, Hear My Echoing Pain Dignos, Yvette Elegy break up, death, depression,
Welcome Home Achebe chizoba vincent, john Elegy africa
HOME Muideen, Afolabi Elegy death, grave
Premium Member Poem AN ANNIVERSARY ACROSTIC Woods, Sun Elegy absence, anniversary, bereavement, grief,
It's Not Over Mugambi, Mercy Elegy change, confusion, deep
Afghanistan England Iran France Iraq Belgium You Harris, STANLEY Elegy bereavement, death, destiny, faith,
Premium Member Poem Some Words Are Like Mountains Hicks, Timothy Elegy anger, angst, betrayal, blue,
Comrade on Snow de la Cruz, Jan Martin Elegy death of a friend,
THE SUN RISE Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy abuse
Premium Member Poem Nina Inman, James Elegy birthday, sad
Time Jebulan, Joji Elegy absence, death, deep, feelings,
The Graveyard Monihan, Rhoda Elegy brother, death, eulogy, nature,
Premium Member Poem Enigmatic Elegy Strand, Brian Elegy art, business, fantasy
LAMENT OF MY LIFE Strauss, Lei Elegy friend, miss you
Premium Member Poem Doom of Ancient Bloom Breidenthal, Laura Elegy conflict, death, funeral
Forgotten love Jebulan, Joji Elegy absence, deep, emotions, hurt,
Feelings Jebulan, Joji Elegy absence, deep, emotions, farewell
Bare to care Jebulan, Joji Elegy loss, love hurts
As of now Jebulan, Joji Elegy absence, deep, emotions, love
In Memory Cameron, Moira Elegy bereavement, grief, loss, love
Premium Member Poem Exequies Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy eulogy
Still Flying Lux, Mango Elegy bird, death of a
Lullaby McIntyre, Andrew Elegy child, dad, father son,
And Still I Cried Daudi, Titus Elegy absence
Nine Eleven Philibert, Leslie Elegy anniversary
ACKY PARK Spence, Louis Elegy beautiful, dedication
Nothing Seems Wrong TAYLOR, JOSEPH Elegy africa, death, memory
And They Cry TAYLOR, JOSEPH Elegy africa, baby, best friend
FALLEN ANGEL Lockridge, Vanezia Elegy dark, depression, heart, heartbroken,
Greatest feeling of love mihandoust, nina Elegy feelings, happiness, joy, love
The House of the Irish Carter, Daniel Elegy death, grief, loss
Premium Member Poem Wind Wail Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy death
Premium Member Poem He Who Has Sight Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
The Pillar Falls Bhangu, Narinder Elegy death, family, sad
My elegy Harvey, Aa Elegy death, life
Premium Member Poem Figure This Location Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
Revealed Watchman Yahudah, Elisheba Elegy anger, judgement
Dear To Me Rawls, Baleigh Elegy baby, death, depression, grief,
My Friend To The End Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Elegy appreciation, death, devotion, eulogy,
Premium Member Poem Flickering Candle Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy death
Premium Member Poem Single Purple Candle REAMS, TAMMY Elegy birthday, child, death, happy
Astral Dreaming Love, Jamesa Elegy animal, deep, miss you,
Another Bad Dream Jacks, Timothy Elegy appreciation
Our protectors from the storm Harvey, Aa Elegy death, family, war
Cyber Lust Love, Jamesa Elegy boyfriend, i miss you,
Premium Member Poem New Age Aquarius Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
Premium Member Poem After Hours For Emily Dickinson M.e., Poet Elegy angst, depression, house, introspection,
WITHERED FLOWER Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy absence, cry, death of
Premium Member Poem Forever Journey Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy feelings
MORNING SHADOW Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy absence, cry, death, funeral,
Unbreakable Wolf Soul Awakened Love, Jamesa Elegy analogy, meaningful, metaphor, pain,
Premium Member Poem Naked death Wignesan, T Elegy bereavement, death, grief, hate,
The Crow K K, Paul Elegy allegory, analogy, depression, happiness,
Quite Thunder of the Heart Love, Jamesa Elegy deep, metaphor
Open my eyes, awaken the Wolf Love, Jamesa Elegy deep, friendship
Premium Member Poem A DIFFERENT EYE, When I Think of David Bowie Nau, Edlynn Elegy art, celebrity, death, dedication
RIP Uncle - Ode to the late 'Vasco Lee Diah' 1948-2014 Simpson, Carlene Elegy death, life, spiritual
Four Elements Love, Jamesa Elegy earth, me, metaphor
Woman In Tears Davis, Abimbola Mosobalaje Elegy cancer, death, emotions, feelings,
All Gain No Loss Ikwuamaesi, Celestine Elegy pain
AIR ESSENCE Love, Jamesa Elegy courage, deep, metaphor
ESTAFERALLAH Love, Jamesa Elegy beautiful, deep, inspirational
For Meeta Saraf, Upasana Elegy absence, death of a
Seagulls Over Antrim Philibert, Leslie Elegy death of a friend
Little Red Riding Hood Love, Jamesa Elegy animal, betrayal, fantasy
Dragon Love, Jamesa Elegy fantasy, imagery, meaningful, metaphor
YOU HAVE BEEN NO MORE Balachandran, Padmakumar Elegy girl
Premium Member Poem All Things New Promise, Rainbow Elegy bible, blessing, creation, faith,
Quantum Master Love, Jamesa Elegy meaningful, metaphor, science
Broken Angel Wings Love, Jamesa Elegy betrayal, corruption, deep, depression,
Consciousness Creates Love, Jamesa Elegy deep, meaningful, metaphor, visionary