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 Elegy

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

List of Elegy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Weeping God Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy allusion, humanity, philosophy
Premium Member Poem Death of a Dear Friend Buhagiar, Victor Elegy death of a friend,
Premium Member Poem ELEGY lanterne sequence form Strand, Brian Elegy death, poetry
Laments of a mourning widow NUSKER, AFZAL Elegy sad
The Horror of Aleppo Herlihy, John Elegy horror, sad, war
GOING THROUGH CHANGES Lemana, Mutesha Elegy absence, africa, america, analogy
Death Mask Herlihy, John Elegy death
Premium Member Poem Vision Henderson, Steven Elegy appreciation, inspirational, introspection, judgement,
my footsteps Masetlane, Neo Elegy emotions, sad love
Forgive me Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy allusion, destiny, power
Woe of a bottle Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy analogy, imagination, power
The Last Journey Kundu, Tamal Elegy death, funeral, religion, wisdom
Corrupted Identity of Reality Krishna, Bhanu Siva Elegy anger, conflict, death, depression,
The Skeleton Of The Needy Person Hossain, Md Shahadat Elegy conflict, depression, discrimination, grief,
Death Olajide, Ogunlabi Elegy anger, anxiety, august, bereavement,
Premium Member Poem The Great Peacemaker Elliott, Regina Elegy bereavement, black african american,
Beethoven-Haus Philibert, Leslie Elegy anniversary
THANK YOU Lemana, Mutesha Elegy absence, africa, age, america,
INSIDE OUT Lemana, Mutesha Elegy africa, age, america, anniversary,
REMEMBER ME Lemana, Mutesha Elegy africa
Premium Member Poem Innocent Bystander Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy death, irony, sad, sorrow
Conservation of Energy Beck, Anthony Elegy death
Crafty Shoe Promise, Rainbow Elegy blessing, character, giving, hope
Mankind never learn Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy cry, destiny, power
Live Only On Present Hossain, Md Shahadat Elegy dedication, destiny, devotion, inspiration
Was 2016 a bad year Harris, STANLEY Elegy adventure, assonance, death, emotions,
Emblems of a Life Collins, Kurtis Elegy art, funeral, imagery, lost,
There Is A Country Hossain, Md Shahadat Elegy adventure, blessing, community, desire,
We Can Learn To Live Again chizoba vincent, john Elegy art
The War Business Hossain, Md Shahadat Elegy fantasy, feelings, poems
Cast and Crew of Heaven Wilson , Rowan Elegy angst, death of a
Body of a water Downing , Akkina Elegy child, death, grief, lost
Premium Member Poem Our Adena Medicine Cadet, Space Elegy absence, native american
Discover America Perry, Austin Elegy adventure, america, appreciation, beauty,
Darkness Abubakar, Sayeed Elegy humanity, satire
I Never Sang for You Fletcher, Aaron Elegy bio, death, family, grandmother,
untitled Andersen, James Elegy absence, death, eulogy, father
Premium Member Poem La Tombe d'arbre - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Tree Grave by T Wignesan Wignesan, T Elegy bereavement, farewell, fear, funeral,
There's a man I love Roy, Subash Elegy patriotic
I Remember Kuhn, Maggie Elegy blessing, eulogy
The Accusation Singh, Prabhjeet Elegy bird, butterfly, deep, friendship
GOOD NIGHT FIDEL CASTRO LOLA, GABRIEL Elegy death
Stolen Life at Dadaab Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy africa, analogy, bereavement, destiny,
Little Angels of Chibok Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy anger, child abuse, depression,
The Trenches why oh why Broadbent, Robert Elegy sad, war
Premium Member Poem 'Everybody Knows' the Illustrious LC P , Paloma Elegy appreciation, death, dedication, destiny,
Polished Dust Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy adventure, anti bullying, bereavement,
The Sophistry of Eons Hamner, Trey Elegy bible, christian, death, forgiveness,
That day I died Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy feelings, hilarious, horror, humanity,
A pen pal long ago Vig, Yushi Elegy dark
Without Ekpa, Theophilus Elegy depression, emotions, family, grief
Premium Member Poem Polluted Ignorance P , Paloma Elegy anger, conflict, cry, destiny,
My Kindred's End Dignos, Yvette Elegy suicide, universe
Afaya Somai Ladwngmwn- Bodo Brahma, Ronjoy Elegy community
ODE TO PALESTINE BALANDI, YASEMIN Elegy absence, allusion, anger, betrayal,
Between Love and Mistrust Dignos, Yvette Elegy love, true love, trust
VANTAGE POINT BALANDI, YASEMIN Elegy angst, anxiety, blessing, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Disconcerted Hourglass P , Paloma Elegy absence, analogy, cry, death,
Goodbye My Dear Brown, Aimee Elegy addiction, bereavement, grief, lost
Kenzie's Poem Brown, Aimee Elegy addiction, bereavement, for her,
Hush my baby don't cry for mama Downing , Akkina Elegy absence, family, grief, heartbroken,
BEREAVED Rolyat, Iger Elegy bereavement, black african american,
GENESIS BETRAYED Rolyat, Iger Elegy analogy, baby, birth, black
SUN AND MOON ikpesu, prince Elegy absence, best friend
Premium Member Poem Spirit of Lady Lazarus P , Paloma Elegy analogy, art, dedication, depression,
Okonkwo chizoba vincent, john Elegy art
Premium Member Poem A Soulful Cry of Anguish against Fate Wignesan, T Elegy death, first love, grief,
Premium Member Poem A Dirge for Dear Mother Nguyen, Ngoc Elegy bereavement, conflict, death, fear,
The Horse whisperer Kalishian, Talin Elegy horse
Woodwind Flute Kalishian, Talin Elegy history
Father Kalishian, Talin Elegy faith
Flee Fly Float Kalishian, Talin Elegy flying
Mother Kalishian, Talin Elegy mother
Resign Kalishian, Talin Elegy absence, romance
Goodbye Kalishian, Talin Elegy art
Little by Little Kalishian, Talin Elegy life
Ancient Paradise Kalishian, Talin Elegy history
A Poets Thought -I- Kalishian, Talin Elegy adventure
Ice Princess Kalishian, Talin Elegy absence
Matrix Love, Jamesa Elegy creation, meaningful
Cosmic Flow Love, Jamesa Elegy deep, meaningful
Soul Fractals Love, Jamesa Elegy deep, freedom, universe
Dignity Kalishian, Talin Elegy body
Aeroponic Kalishian, Talin Elegy addiction
Falsehood Kalishian, Talin Elegy senses
Land Kalishian, Talin Elegy crush
Games Kalishian, Talin Elegy words
Own Kalishian, Talin Elegy nature
Becca and Minute Kalishian, Talin Elegy time
To Death: Wolf, White Elegy age, blessing, death
Colorize The Classics Kalishian, Talin Elegy vanity
Violence Kalishian, Talin Elegy voice
Dangerous beauty Kalishian, Talin Elegy romance
Farewell my Badger friend Harris, STANLEY Elegy animal, conflict, crazy, death
Twilight Kalishian, Talin Elegy imagination, universe
Love Kalishian, Talin Elegy love
River Kalishian, Talin Elegy dream
Me and the Bee: Wolf, White Elegy death
Desire Kalishian, Talin Elegy love
One Kalishian, Talin Elegy life