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Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Demon

A devil
Evil spirit
Regarded as cruel
The jealousy

Short Bereavement poem by Dom- X-| Details | |

mystery

hang around, 
Important information
Limits the mood

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Hamster

Fluffy floppy furball
Chewie chompie carnivorous
Nom nom nom

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Chinese New Year

Red envelope
Bursting with luck
Dragons dancing in the street

Short Bereavement poem by Stephen Parker| Details | |

Weeping Cherry Tree

delicate, pale plume
weeping branches bow to earth
winter's eulogy

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Love

Romantic, close
A subject of sweetest softness
Cats can be loved too

Short Bereavement poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Endings

You stand there, breaking
I think about endings
Now everything leaves.

Short Bereavement poem by John Michaels| Details | |

Empty Seat

I now eat alone. You’ve been gone so long, so why is your place still set?

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Bear

Big blundering beast
Poor fish have no chance whatsoever
Neither does the slowest runner in your group

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

turned turtle

don't fall down a mountain
don't fall down a 
sea
one's a broken melon
the other
you cannot
breath

Short Bereavement poem by A.E. Rivenbark| Details | |

Despair

thieving
heaving
grieving
weaving
Your weaving, thieving thought pattern
Now grieving, heaving stars at Saturn

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Tanka 9

there are too few stars
to count living here -
I toss and turn all night
thinking the world is less
beautiful than it is

Short Bereavement poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |

BRID AND THE SKY

you hear them flow
as the go
some hum and sing
and spread there wings
as the fly
go when up hight
the
BRIDS AND THE SKY

Short Bereavement poem by Lucas Williams| Details | |

Polarity

Polarity, inception within a feigning ascension. Bleeding continuity grasps doubtful 
insanity. Paths diverging into a convoluted bereavement, a stagnant validity.

Short Bereavement poem by Jennifer Ratcliffe| Details | |

Adoptive Pain

I wish to fit bereavement 
that truly decays you all,
but I am at loss
for never mustering sentences enough
when I had the chance.
But I wish to care for those
who did.

Short Bereavement poem by Jason Schropp| Details | |

sip it all


 i buy in, some times,  good days sun light flourish granted's often taken but with this given
emotion returns the ball cap to the wind laughing chalking this one a win.

Short Bereavement poem by Kevin Pearce| Details | |

Sing

Sing

Singing alone
A voice at the mercy of desire
Singing alone
On a lonely bed
Singing alone
In memory of herself
She sings alone
Suffering
With a song to prove it

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

grub street station

I saw Jesus
saw him in the image
electric
the cords were crazy.  fingers fleet
blurred to perfect 
string
random cells.  electric 
self
the crowds loved him

Thank god

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Show-off

It's funny how it's not enough to know you're right,
but you have to let everyone else know it too.
And then you wonder later how no one seems
to wanna be genuine friends with you.

Short Bereavement poem by Darren Mallett| Details | |

First Double Tetractys

I 
Should have
Known the price
I'd have to pay
After the second time I loved you broke
My weary, stone heart into rough pieces; 
That should I love
You once more;
Surely
Death.

Short Bereavement poem by Mohammad Taha Effendi| Details | |

Legacy of Errors

Legacy of Errors (Free Verse) An eternity of anguish, endured, Wounds healed, scars uncured, A legacy of errors and mistakes, A lifetime of lessons unlearned,

Short Bereavement poem by Anonandon Aninandon| Details | |

A bee

A bee is an amazing and wonderful thing,
That is of course until it shows you it's sting,
And then it will die, as all things must end,
And now you will live on with this wound now to mend.

Short Bereavement poem by brittney lopez| Details | |

This is me

My knees were the things that 
kept me up and my skin is my 
cutting board my eyes are the 
rain clouds to the fire running 
down my arms and my heart is 
the fire place that keeps me 
burning so calm

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Byte| Details | |

No more scold he is home

Days we had as one even though I scold
you smiled even through those days
now your father called you to hold
tears flow as my days to scold ends







2-1-14
For Dr Rams contest
Written by M.B.

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

sitting on the temple step

beliefs are the effect of doubt
no belief can be held without doubt
Therefore,
tarzan was a monkey lover
tarzon tickled in monkey's ear
jane changed all that
fish swim in water and
Charlie Mack's
been dead
for awhile

Short Bereavement poem by Denise Hopkins| Details | |

A TEAR FOR DADDY

written 22nd Oct 2013



Even after sixteen years
 still I cry your daughters tears
Every year on this day, will always be sad
 known only as the date, God took my dad

    1st June 1954- 22nd Oct 1997
    
         Allan Thomas Holmes

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

cafeteria

Patiently waiting in a line
eyeballed an wary
harsh barking of subterranean cultures
standing weary and inured
to the rotten
fug
the rotten
oxygen

inside the high walls and wire, the weighted stone of
the convicted

existing like convicts

Short Bereavement poem by Isaiah Zerbst| Details | |

The Sad Past

Little did I know
Our mistletoe kiss that night
By the Christmas tree
Would be the last kiss we shared
And then you left forever


*My first attempt at an assonant poem. 
Those familiar with assonance please comment and let me know how I did.*

Short Bereavement poem by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen| Details | |

Mourning

Mourning

As bereavement cries death's eulogy,
Faithfully God hones ideology.
Just keep love's miraculous notions. 
Overcoming perilous qualms.
For God's assurance shall see thee calm.
 
© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
    January 17, 2010

Poetic form: ABC


Short Bereavement poem by HGarvey Daniel Esquire| Details | |

W I F E

Atypical  Bereavement , Cataclysmic  Demise , Everything  Forever  Gone .
Heavenly   Instrumentals  Joyously , Kindheartedly , Lull  Myself  Nigh
Obeisance , Panegyric , Quixotic , Reverence  , Sacrosanct . Teardrops
Unleashed   Vehemently  While  Xylophones  Yearn  Zion

Short Bereavement poem by Moses Samandar| Details | |

The Final God

The last survivor of the human race
Depicting General
Master and genius
Night time
Food alert
Dangerous flying
Nightly heavens
Packed ditch
Troy surrenders
Zeus is more
Gandhi falls
Hunger of a nation
When the time comes
General heat
To fly
For five hundred parts

Short Bereavement poem by Sue k Green| Details | |

Death Has Come

Death Has Come

So much pain
For so long
Too many days
He lay there

Death has come
Quietly
So still 
Pain no more

Shed not tears
He’s free now 
No Pain
At Peace

Sorrow for the loss
I shed tears
I grieve
Consoled by friends

We remember
Happy days
Good times
Love and joy

Short Bereavement poem by larry mason| Details | |

antiquities on the brink

the antiquitous souls.
" perhaps uninvitable?"
 mellowing amberred coals
 [portioned minds] , 
   on the brink of unstable?
 Stability became a commidity .
fathoms of time ago.
 drinking from a fountain of 
bereavement.
 They've forgotten of the seeds?
in need, to be sewn.

Short Bereavement poem by jack horne| Details | |

My Life

Jack
Husband, son, friend, colleague
Son of Dawn and Des
Lover of Sue, Shakespeare and opera
Who feels passion, amusement and excitement
Who fears bereavement, bedbugs and rejection
Who would like to see a ghost, a UFO and aliens
Resident of Plymouth, England
Horne

for Carol's contest

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Maurits Cornelis Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher,
artist or mathematician?
Methinks he's more like a torturer,
sending faceless men on a fruitless mission!



NOTE: He's a sketcher who drew the famous work, Relativity (as well as many others).

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a3/Escher%27s_Relativity.jpg

Short Bereavement poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

What If

Our replacements, they all looked so damn young
as I ended my second and last tour of duty in Vietnam.
Some of them were later killed by the godless Viet Cong.
I could have volunteered to stay for an additional tour in the ‘Nam.
I believe I would have survived another year of bullets and bombs. 

Short Bereavement poem by Al Parry| Details | |

Hugs

Teenage Girls clad in the latest fashions,
Do it whenever they meet,
Grown men aren't afraid to show some passion,
When their team's comeback is complete,
They can say hello, they can say goodbye,
And anything inbetween,
If you open your arms and crack a smile,
There is nothing that a hug cannot mean.

Short Bereavement poem by Apolo Amai| Details | |

10-313 Untold

He saw me I saw him
We leaped for greatness
But we were earth bound
He surpasses my hopes
And shatters my dreams
I feel darkness in him which I bravely embrace
He’s my hope my shield my love
My undivided trust
With him
I feel that I can reach bounds and mounts of greatness
So why do I still feel so empty

Short Bereavement poem by Paula Larson| Details | |

BEREAVEMENT

Bestowed bereavement, this condolence graft,
the memorabilia sequence, mine not draft
like some ongoing virtue, depth not classed,
forever love relinquish at the pass
the merriment not, but laughing, seal to last,
joy to eternal hoping, prithee to cast
my soul, not rent with sorrow
seams with bast . . .

Short Bereavement poem by Lucas Williams| Details | |

The Epitome of Existence

A maiden glimmering in an aura of justified bereavement. Shadows lurking amidst 
the epitome of existence, a crystalline signet. Is this a search for dreams or death? 
This eternally overt void leaves traces, a scar left unseen. Blades dance in a 
plethora of pain that envelops cognizance as sanity applauds

Short Bereavement poem by KAYOD5 Kayode| Details | |

I MOURN WITH YOU PROFESSOR

I MOURN WITH YOU PROFESSOR
Shadow and mirage are thesame;
The former is never a substance
And the latter never an oasis.
But the death of a child is both:
Hope is dashed and respite betrayed
Leaving only behind the pain of rising utility
That often comes from the nostalgia of reality...
I mourn with you Professor.

Short Bereavement poem by KAYOD5 Kayode| Details | |

KOMLA DUMOR DIED

KOMLA DUMOR DIED



A graveyard silence;
The bell's pendulum is lost:
Komla Dumor died.

The Continent mourns;
People's voice has departed:
Komla Dumor died.

Evil wind blows;
Fine flower has dropped in bud:
Komla Dumor died.

The battle is lost;
The gun has lost its trigger:
Komla Dumor died.
 

Short Bereavement poem by Joseph Sergi| Details | |

September Terror

On a sunny clear day,
September 11th came our way.
The planes fell from the sky,
it brought tears to our eyes.
Fathers, Mothers, daughters, sons,
it changed life for everyone.
So bow your heads down and pray,
ask God to show us the way.
For peace and our country we pray,
that there will be a brighter day.

JSergi

Short Bereavement poem by Andrew Shannon| Details | |

Locked In And Set

What happens when two are destined to drift 
Slowly forever apart?

They'll tell each other of crossing paths again
One day, that this is just a new start!

Time marches on though
While these two meet many others...

But to their first true love
They won't ever forget...

Because their hearts, for each other
Have been Locked In And Set

Short Bereavement poem by Joan Warburton| Details | |

PLEASE DO NOT WEEP


Do not cry, for I am with you still,
in everything you see and do,
in every gentle whisper of name.

The breeze upon the windowpane,
a sigh, in the darkest of time,
it’s not yours, but mine.

I hear you weep, please no more,
for I am just beyond the door.
Just call my name and have no fear,
Each word you say. I can hear.


Short Bereavement poem by pat dring| Details | |

Bunty





‘BUNTY’ 

We didn't meet often, not often enough.

But you were there, when life got tough.

I knew just all I had to do.

Was to pick up the phone and chat to you.

You helped me through the last few years

A lot of sorrow, and many tears.

Life won't be the same again

Rest in peace Bunty, after so much pain. 


Short Bereavement poem by Uwe Stroh| Details | |

No Ode for a Dead One

To all those who lost loved ones
I should have listened
Should have warned you
I wish you back but you don't come
I wish you had listened
Perhaps you did, perhaps you do
Oh how then?
But they thought you
Thought you were matrixical
Invincible
Oh yes
Why is it?
Now
Reality sets in
So morbidly
Flowers in the hole
Are buried
On top of that box
That box.

Short Bereavement poem by Lyric Man| Details | |

Chaos

Chaos
It's not attractive 
It's not kind
Without purpose
Flying blind
No sense 
No rhyme
Without right or wrong
Nothing's a crime

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JYfkyfykfkyvkuveses
Kykyvkuvovoublumjn
Iyvoyvouvouvluohnvrse
Uglubuoutcyrcwsazxmkl

Say what?

Fetkyfkyvkyvuogouvouvljl,
Opinkyviyviutcjtcykbouuvo

Only death!

Date: 8-23-14

Short Bereavement poem by Frederic Parker| Details | |

The Sentinel LGT

It's twilight,
I see you on the closest hill
A silhouette looking towards the setting sun
Always I'm held captive
Memories stir, my heart succumbs to tears
There among the bending grasses, you visit, motionless
For there under the shade of the elm,
I placed your headstone,
so you may see the setting sun
Know each night, I keep watch
It's where my heart is

Short Bereavement poem by Faye Gibson| Details | |

First Born

I could not sleep that night...

Alone you made the awesome leap
          between here and there.
Just past the last breath
Your soul traversed infinity.
Did you cry out...
Or was no sound allowed?

I laid awake...
No prayer upon my lips,
My brain besieged by mindless things.
Why did I not sense 
The passing of your spirit's sweetness
           in the dark?

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