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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
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 cry, death, funeral, grandparents
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 Knight-Kirby, 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
Darkness Love, Jamesa Elegy absence, fantasy, feelings, girl,
Weep Not Sad Soul chizoba vincent, john Elegy abuse, africa, age, art
Evil Immortality Part 2 Love, Jamesa Elegy betrayal, death, emotions, fantasy,
Evil Immortality Part 1 Love, Jamesa Elegy betrayal, death, desire, emotions,
Let me kill you next Love, Jamesa Elegy death, fantasy
Premium Member Poem Forever Departure Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy death, feelings
Premium Member Poem SPARKEY AND SON MURRAY, JEAN Elegy abuse, animal, dad, death
Reflectionary Thought Babbit, DM Elegy remember, world
Premium Member Poem Somber Air Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy sad
Premium Member Poem THE TRAIN ROONEY, RADICAL Elegy nostalgia
Premium Member Poem Christmas without Mom REAMS, TAMMY Elegy beautiful, blessing, inspiration, life,
Premium Member Poem Mournful Goodbye Negron, Nayda Ivette Elegy feelings, loss
life after suicide Ahaneku, Kingson Elegy death, father son
Two Shining Stars Love, Jamesa Elegy baby, death, emotions, grief,
The Old Smile Subba, Abhinandan Elegy conflict, dark, death
LITTLE SISTER chizoba vincent, john Elegy africa, art
A Christmas Memory Gonza, Franco Elegy cat, death, winter
THE LAST LETTER Mcunu, Zakhe Michael Elegy adventure, cheer up, courage,
People of Darkness Babbit, DM Elegy dark, people
TILL WE MEET AGAIN chizoba vincent, john Elegy africa, art
Eiffel Shriek Davis, Abimbola Mosobalaje Elegy anger, sad, sorrow, sympathy
Premium Member Poem DAD MURRAY, JEAN Elegy father daughter
The Lord Is My Shepard Whispering-Breathless, Willow Elegy eulogy, tribute
whywhywhy Kakamu Aliyu , Umar Elegy africa, imagination
The Weak Morning Sun Dignos, Yvette Elegy depression, sad, solitude, sorrow
Premium Member Poem Tigerlittle's Farewell Lofquist, John Elegy animal, bereavement, cat, loss,
Abbu Khan, Tasmina Hayat Elegy dad, death
The door slams on our faces Hodonu, Olugbenga Elegy analogy, cry, death of
FEEL BITTER, BETTER Dignos, Yvette Elegy absence, for him, heartbroken,
The Bullied Heart Dignos, Yvette Elegy heartbreak, moving on, pain,
Posthumous Limelight-Any Sad Poem Cheema, Balveen Elegy death, i love you,
Premium Member Poem People To Whom You Lie Henderson, Steven Elegy adventure
SINKING DOWN Ahaneku, Kingson Elegy anger, anxiety, emotions, grief,
Premium Member Poem I Dream in Tornado Slausen, Anthony Elegy mother, nature, pain
Friends Again Babbit, DM Elegy friendship, future
Remembering Denis Healey Monihan, Rhoda Elegy death, eulogy, history, leadership,
Lady Gray Dignos, Yvette Elegy depression, for her, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem CUSPIDOR Bdosa, Vee Elegy grandparents
Premium Member Poem Tis of Thee Carey, Ninette Elegy heart, loss, sea, war
Chloe Webb, Milledge Elegy bereavement, funeral, soldier
Premium Member Poem IN RESPONSE TO MY FIRST POEM: SWEET SORROW Mo, Marugu Elegy absence, death, sorrow
Blink of Death Milenkovic, Nikola Elegy absence, appreciation, best friend,
My Withered Flower Musagasa, Mukoi Elegy lyric, morning
Premium Member Poem Halloween and the Yellow Rose REAMS, TAMMY Elegy betrayal, death, dedication, grief,
The Nefarious Scream- The Dark And Twisted Contest Cheema, Balveen Elegy adventure, vacation
In mammary of: Maternal Bosoms harris, matthew Elegy absence, anger, angst, bereavement,
Elegy for a Drowned Child Wood, David Elegy children, grief
Premium Member Poem Dirge for Jackie Walsh Barry, Stephen Elegy death, death of a
Premium Member Poem MEN WITH THE SAME NAME Promise, Rainbow Elegy absence, brother, death, epic,
My Brother James Monihan, Rhoda Elegy bereavement, bio, birth, brother,
Outside My Window Cheema, Balveen Elegy absence, bereavement, death, father
Field of despair Haile, Teka Elegy dark, death, funeral, nature
A Pale Collection of Emptiness Bruhnke, Bernhard Elegy bereavement
Silence Is For Cary, Kay Elegy death, farewell, funeral, military,
Mourning Thoughts Babbit, DM Elegy best friend, death of
POETRY ITS TAUNTING ME Nkgadima, Prince Elegy emotions
Graham Dixon harris, matthew Elegy absence, bereavement, dedication, grief,
KWANZA RIVER Secama, Alberto Elegy eulogy
Kanjika: Some Lamentations 3 Gill, Gagan Elegy loss
Kanjika: Some Lamentations 2 Gill, Gagan Elegy loss
Mourning Kanjikaa Gill, Gagan Elegy loss
Memories Davis, Abimbola Mosobalaje Elegy death, emotions, i miss