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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 Elegy

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

List of Elegy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Pemaquid Point Elegy Oliver Rotman, Mary Elegy death, destiny, funeral, grave,
STAY AWAY FROM ME dye, gary Elegy absence
The Updike Problem DeHart, JD Elegy bereavement
GOD IS LIGHT dye, gary Elegy absence, angel, birthday
Never Ever Again Whalen O Haolin in ancient celtic, David Elegy heartbreak, pain, relationship, sad
Mother Abubakar, Sayeed Elegy bangla, i miss you,
So Glad am I, Glad is the Sky Khan, Sadat Elegy absence
Dad Sergi, Joseph Elegy bereavement, dedication, father, remember
Nobody's Land dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy bullying, depression, destiny
When I No Longer Wonder Whalen O Haolin in ancient celtic, David Elegy beauty, life, nature
Eternal Hernandez, William Elegy addiction, death, deep, family,
Belief Banks, Sydney Elegy bereavement, destiny, devotion, faith,
Infinity of one Maye, Simon Elegy earth, men, science, space,
INTEGRATION SARKAR, SANKAR Elegy beach, friend, life, lonely,
Kitten Stockwell, Hannah Elegy sad
Prince Joachims, Gavin Elegy pride
LIFE OF AN ORPHAN Abdulrahman, Aliagan Elegy anger, emotions, loneliness
THE ICON OF NIGERIAN POLITICS Abdulrahman, Aliagan Elegy bereavement
PATERNAL TASTE Abdulrahman, Aliagan Elegy bereavement, care, death, death
How Did Death Find Me Nartey, Jonathan Elegy hate
TRIBUTE TO OUR MISS HAMMED, JIMOH Elegy absence, abuse, anxiety, bereavement,
Gardenias reminding me Joachims, Gavin Elegy death
Blink whipps, michael Elegy writing
Arlington National Cemetery Sketch Ben, Su Elegy death, eulogy, patriotic, peace,
Goodbye Anand, Azitej Elegy allegory, anxiety, art, bio,
POVERTY Mutshidzi, Ndou Elegy poverty
Memory Federle, Steven Elegy cancer, death, grief, memory,
A foreign language Weatherill, Emmy Elegy absence, age, body, cry,
Blank slate Felix, buggie Elegy beach, beautiful, beauty, betrayal,
MOTHERS DAY CELEBRATION Hart, Stellamoses Elegy celebration, mom, mother daughter
DESPAIR harris, matthew Elegy angst, anxiety, conflict, crush,
war nwakanma, victor Elegy bereavement, death, soldier, sorrow,
war regret nwakanma, victor Elegy bereavement, murder, mystery, soldier,
Black Tea Ham, Kay Elegy conflict, death, farewell, grief,
Premium Member Poem MANDELA SLEEPS Grenness , Julie Elegy africa, black african american,
Broken Desire Highway amitin, michael Elegy allegory, angel, dark, freedom,
Dear Grandpa Weatherill, Emmy Elegy absence, farewell, grandfather, grief,
Pain mask TRAVIS, ANDREA Elegy death, loss, obituary, pain
US WHITE POLICEMEN BENDER, IRON Elegy africa, america, anger, bereavement,
Death Sentence dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy death, judgement
Beyond Hansen, Deidre Elegy anger, anxiety, dark, death
Premium Member Poem A Walk Among The Gravestones Lefebvre, Diane Elegy death, grave, sympathy
Premium Member Poem Powdered Rain Rose, Mystic Elegy absence
To the woman not born for this love osorov, zamir Elegy destiny
A Soldier's Elegy Swarthout, Avery Elegy adventure, confusion, corruption, courage,
FOR EULOGIES UPON EULOGIES FOR MURDERED SONS lowe, millard Elegy bereavement, death, grief, hurt,
Dead and dying still Leteng, Mpho Elegy anxiety, death, deep, depression
Suicide Carlson, Sharon Elegy anti bullying, bullying, cry,
Premium Member Poem Yesterday Is Gone Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
One Day Kingzley, Shakeela Elegy death, death of a
Premium Member Poem Tomorrow For None Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
NOT THE CRUELLEST MONTH Perez, Nola Elegy seasons
Death on Highway 12 Kizilos, Apostolos Elegy child, death, religion, sorrow
Premium Member Poem Humanity Screams Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure, betrayal
Premium Member Poem IN MEMORY austin, daver Elegy animal
Mine Crutch Peranteau, James Elegy heartbroken
It Haunts Me, I Swear Marakalala, Mamelodi Elegy death
Charlotte's Death Marakalala, Mamelodi Elegy death, murder, mystery
CANIS LUPUS-THE WOLF udarwar, amolkumar Elegy violence
Elegy Ben, Su Elegy allegory, evil, good morning,
Anew: to the Tolkien Tree Milon, Anna Elegy death, dedication, fantasy, life,
The Many Faces of Perception dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy anger, anxiety, betrayal, conflict,
A boy and a vodka hunjeri, njeri Elegy forgiveness, friend, life
Premium Member Poem Sadness at Nonsense Alley Wulf, John Elegy nonsense
IS MARY REALLy GOnE chizoba vincent, john Elegy abuse, age, angel, art,
The Future's Edict dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy cancer, corruption, death, evil,
Systematic Chaos dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy corruption, discrimination
Reversal of Fortune dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy dedication, goodbye, repetition, today
No More hunjeri, njeri Elegy death of a friend,
Emily's Elegy Bernabi, Charles Elegy dark, death, eulogy
Verses from the Arid Sunset dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy depression, farewell, goodbye
THEIR BLOODS SPEAK OF THEIR PAIN chizoba vincent, john Elegy absence, abuse, addiction
Farewell To Mr Spock Callaway, Kathleen Elegy death, earth, friendship, grave,
In the Darkest Hour dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy abuse, dark, grief, hate
I Miss You hunjeri, njeri Elegy how i feel, i
Gone too soon hunjeri, njeri Elegy death, family, heaven, missing
KOUSSE THE DRUNKARD BENDER, IRON Elegy africa, death, dedication
All Hell Break Loose dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy abuse, fear
The Writings on the Walls dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy depression, longing, loss, love
Bella Horrida Bella dela Cruz, Jeffrey Elegy anger, military, war
i cry for you hunjeri, njeri Elegy feelings, missing you
When I'm Bored Locke, Kaye Elegy chocolate, longing
DAD'S FAITH Seeger, Michael Elegy death, father
Threnody of a bereft friend Semenya, Choene Alley Elegy death of a friend
Loss - A Poem For Jim Taylor, Sean Elegy bereavement, cry, dark, death,
Obsession killed a man Semenya, Choene Alley Elegy pain
Owl's Requiem Cervenka, Janet Elegy bereavement, death of a
The Forty Fourth Fallen Martyrs Otong, Amor Elegy dedication, eulogy, feelings, hero,
Back in chain AKINSOYINU, OPEMIPO Elegy africa, america, emotions, identity,
ABANDONED SNEAKERS lowe, millard Elegy absence, allegory, betrayal, grief,
WHEN ARE YOU COMING HOME FATHER chizoba vincent, john Elegy age
AT THIS WAKE, NONE KEEP VIGIL lowe, millard Elegy bereavement, children, death, grief,
Eulogy for a Soul Taken too soon Dominguez, AC Elegy adventure, dark, death, fantasy,
ELEGY FOR A DYING CULTURE Adeniyi , Johnson Elegy africa, community, corruption, environment
WE ARE GONE chizoba vincent, john Elegy art
Premium Member Poem I FOLDED MY MOTHER UP Goldkind, Igor Elegy childhood, death, farewell, grief,
Poetry's Bloody Murder amitin, michael Elegy addiction, allegory, angst, anxiety,
FATHER TO SON lowe, millard Elegy bereavement, child, death, emotions,
TEARS OF JOY lowe, millard Elegy child, cry, death, for
Glimpse Siao , Herbert Elegy april, cry, emotions, eulogy,