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Short Eulogy poem by Chelsea Chords| Details | |

Life after age

Weathered fade out
till then what to do
Will I get eulogy?

Short Eulogy poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Beach

swishwhirling
sand burns on the skin but you
find relief nearby

Short Eulogy poem by Stephen Parker| Details | |

Weeping Cherry Tree

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

Short Eulogy poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

young girl and young boy

slice beside the face
lacerated soul rolls oil
and children are born

Short Eulogy poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Unknown Soldier

Here lies a soldier,
no one on earth knows his name.
He’s in God’s arms now.

Short Eulogy poem by Duke Beaufort| Details | |

''Sicilia'' your breaking my heart OR his final ''hit''

Filled plate of grilled tortellini 
Killed the great James Gandolfini
This star's carcass heavy  
A Ford or a Chevy
Should have been a Lamborghini

Short Eulogy poem by Sara Zahed| Details | |

Green

G ray garbles glowed genealogy
R ays retain reminiscence royally
E mber emancipate ebullient eulogy    
E missaries embraced equity 
N ations nullified necromancy

Short Eulogy poem by Alfred Vassallo| Details | |

Epitaph 3

Born 1666 - Never died In here lies Benyamin Abercrombie a manufacturer of yeast so now he is a zombie! May he rise in peace!

Short Eulogy poem by saintlukaz Blaqlegend| Details | |

Say me well to Bolo

Say me well to Bolo
say me well to Bolo
say me well to my father's pride
say me well to my father's paradise.

Tell of my admiration
tell of my eulogy
tell of my songs
tell of my supplication

Short Eulogy poem by Suyash Saxena| Details | |

Final Adieu

Final Adieu

Let another sun set,
Let another flower wilt,
Let another autumn cast its gloom,
Let another tear role,
As ye part, and bid
The final adieu.

Suyash Saxena
St. Stephen’s college

Short Eulogy poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Throwaway Child

Nikki was an illegitimate child.
She grew up fast, she grew up wild.
She ran away from home at age sixteen.
A pimp killed her when she turned eighteen.
This is a cautionary tale of a throwaway child.

Short Eulogy poem by shadab shaikh| Details | |

Isolation

How can I tell you?
I can't stay with you.

Neither I can give up on you.
Fear of losing you is losing me.
It feels like slow death every night.

But we are just stuck in our spaces!
Unable to connect from two feet distance.

Short Eulogy poem by Kirin Lawrence| Details | |

Harbinger Waves

He brings a companion
imagined.
 Shouts this clear:
"The day is yours."

The Harbinger waves 
Smiles
What do the faux prophets say?

Whispering.
 We were talking.
 

Days were aging

  and settling;

    birds resting.

      We were at rest. 

Short Eulogy poem by Syed Imon Rizvi| Details | |

Martin Luther King Junior

Martin Luther King, Jr.

When innocent dies,
Whole universe cries,
Even of dear earth,
We can hear, outcries,
But selfish human being,
Never even sighs.


All rights are reserved. Syed Imon Rizvi
From a book "Outspoken" - 2012
Available at www.amazon.com

Short Eulogy poem by Nancy Jones| Details | |

My Uncle Died Today

My uncle died today
I don't know what to say
He was my fave.

Full of vim and vigor
Didn't need gun and a trigger
To have his say.

Slightly misogynist
But ain't the best of us
Flawed in some way?

I'll miss Abbott.
Has been my habit
To love him every single day.

Short Eulogy 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 Eulogy poem by Miche Ulman| Details | |

Family Matters

In the attic, above wooden floor,
through the hallway of psychotic, locks upon my door,
near the broken window and glass of the sore,
hiding in the shadows,
bloodstains on the wall.

 Number nine,
house at the end of the street,
where lights are low,
where silent never sleep.

Short Eulogy poem by Miche Ulman| Details | |

Charon's obol

In the shadow, behind the tree, 
on the meadow, bend your knee,
down the valley, up the stream, flat bedrock,
hear me scream, bellow the heavens, toward hell,
dark tunnel, wishing well; fellow traveler listen well,
no chance given, could you tell, 
on a knife-edge, head or tail?

Short Eulogy poem by Joseph May| Details | |

midnight bells

The bells tolled till midnight
another soul lost the fight
At the wake many tears were shed
funerals are for the living, not the dead
the eulogy was done by Pastor  Fred
who spoke of fire and brimstone instead
At the cemetery  we bid our last goodbye
and laid him to rest under a sad gray sky


Short Eulogy poem by JoAnn Zachary| Details | |

Little Mermaid

I float
dance along
the ocean floor
 
I glide
move along
my aquatic hell
 
I gasp
float along
as I try to inhale
 
My lungs fill
I struggle
I flail 
 
The light dims
I sink down
deeper
 
Into the cold
unforgiving
 
grave
of
the
sea
 
Into the deep
where little fishies
will gnaw and nibble 
at me

Short Eulogy poem by TOM GREEN| Details | |

Goodbye Tina

I've been waiting
 For who?
 You. Miss Tina
 Why?
 The pain
 What can I do?
 Make me feel nothing
 That's what I do
 You make me wanna touch them all without a worry!
 I'm glad I can help
 Then I come down..
 I'm tired
 I'm sorry
 Why are you sorry?
 Because I am HIV...you see
 Goodbye miss Tina 


 By TG Green


Short Eulogy poem by Brian Strand| Details | |

A EULOGY-VIGNETTE

William,lived and died in Perth
Buried now in Scottish turf-
Diarist,poet extraodinaire
I do declare...lived a life of pain
Yet..lasting fame lies in his cinquain

tribute to my favourite Scottish poet -William Soutar note 
my book of over 100 of his cinquains FLOWERS OF LIFE (isbn 1 903203 473) 10$ remain available to buy

Short Eulogy poem by Trevor McLeod| Details | |

War And Fleece

The governments are fighting.
They're handing us their guns.
Which one will we call evil
and will ours be the ones?

Our enemies a soldier
who's married with a child
who's fighting for their country
for fear that it has riled.

Their leader is a danger
of everything we know,
but when they start to mimic;
we'll shoot them full of CROW!

Short Eulogy poem by Bob Quigley| Details | |

Stones

Stones

Granite blocks of stone Stand vigil all alone Lean as if in prayer Forever Where seldom footsteps tread Here among the dead Memories interred Forgotten Faithful through the years Where long bereft of tears Remnants of a past Lay silent A lifetime etched in stone Name and date alone In loving memory of Whomever

Short Eulogy poem by SKAT A | Details | |

Eden

-Eden's Ending Eulogy-

Proceed here today, Eden's Ending Eulogy 
Gentle gracious her garden, the guidance 
I can't recall what was with the warm, sincere smile, and sunrise 
Lost at ease and clarity.......I Sleep! 
Forever In Peace, this dark, damp den, coffin will do
at last, a parting powerful, reunion and resting resort
    Amen


~SKAT~

Short Eulogy poem by Kurdt Cohen| Details | |

Frankenstein

A book about a broken man
Is what I sit and read
A tale of the ups and downs-
A game of love and greed

I turn the pages readily
And languish in the hope
But at the end of every chapter
His dreams go up in smoke

This book is sad and beautiful
The paper worth the tree
But who would think that with its ink
The book is reading me

Short Eulogy poem by Adam Lefaivre| Details | |

Under the Tall Trees

Of dust, of dirt;
suspended, lost, remarkable.

Of no merit;
forgotten, under the tall trees.

And bury him;
No accurate history serves.

Under cross;
buried in sand,
buried in dirt.

His face will carry forth,
past this miserable state.

To birth,
to die;
forth not.

Behold;
of man, 
of earth.

Of dust, of dirt;
suspended, found, 
frozen in time.

Short Eulogy poem by Sara Louise Russell| Details | |

Last Rite of Passage

Last Rite of Passage
(for Elizabeth) 30th January 03:11am

Through towering colonnades of stars
She rises with the daybreak's fire,
As angels strum on lute and lyre
And frost sparkles like fractured glass;

And when dark clouds have filled your eyes
Pray do not yield to let them cry;
For she is where the white doves fly
Amid the glades of Paradise.

Short Eulogy poem by Douglas Dicketts| Details | |

Sarah's Song

The tree was here
For a hundred years
Of sun and rain and snow

I need not guess
To know for sure
It’s stump has told me so

As a very young tree
It withstood a disease
A fire and drought long ago

It must have felt
Itself near death
It may have longed to go

But life won out
And the trees here about
Are here because

This little tree
Wouldn’t let go

Short Eulogy poem by Goode Guy| Details | |

ooooh Marian

your sultry voice
your gentle laugh
those warm notes
welcome me in
how long has
this been goin' on

I've been around
and so have you
your soul touches
your fingers dance
gnarled with age
yet light on keys

across a wire
across the sky
clear across time
we say goodbye
how long has
this been goin' on

© Goode Guy 2013-08-21

eulogy for Marian McPartland 1918-03-20--2013-08-20

Short Eulogy poem by Robin Brown| Details | |

Time

SHE PUSHES ME IN A DEEP COMA
NO MEMORIES OF HER
I'M MY ONLY PERSON IN A DEEP SLEEP
WHERE MY REMEMBRANCE ARE FADED
 
I HEAR HER VOICE
WHISPERING SOFTLY IN MY EAR
I KNOW SHE'S BESIDE MY BED
WAITING FOR ME TO AWAKE

I FEEL NO SADNESS
LISTENING TO HER SMILES AND LAUGHS
SOMETHING I NEVER HEARD HER DO
THROUGH MY SLEEPLESS IN TIME
I PASSED THROUGH A DIMENSION OF 
ANOTHER TIME OF HER

Short Eulogy poem by Eugene Harvey| Details | |

Spirited Away

silence cries
as time
stands still

as thoughts 
ever brief
passing forth

one breath
yet away
from death,

in an instant
at once
life flashes by

as yesteryear
ever frail
light fades

one heartbeat
yet away
from death,

till breathless 
life ends
spirited away

as a promised
soul dreams 
nevermore

one memory
yet away
from death.

© Eugene Harvey

Short Eulogy poem by Judy Oketch| Details | |

The missing part in my Eulogy

That the truth to what I am writing is bare
Is a fact you will determine when you find the missing piece. 
This eulogy is long overdue. 
Then again, even you reading this yet to be told story, 
Even you have words for my corpse then. 
Nonetheless I would not want controversies during my cremation 
So I will tell it in writing…………………...
 Only read my eulogy when the time comes.

Short Eulogy poem by gregory ramos| Details | |

i am dead

 lay on my bed
 eyes still to red 

 nevermore a word to be said
 and now I am dead

 say a prayer
 make my eulogy 

 in my favor
 not that it would matter 

 the words that all would savor
 something that would make the 

 people in the back stop their chatter
 rest is all I need 

 and tomorrow you will see
 after the dirt is over me 

 your life will be
 one without we

Short Eulogy poem by Chase Turk| Details | |

imminent, dismal

repitious symphathy bracing graffiti upon the walls i animate
elegiac words morphing into their stark existance
inanimate figures peel away to shade the world gray
their vows spoken through echoes of blood screaming out my eulogy
reiterating their prevarications which induce the opaque starlight
the contours emit a reflection deceiving the effigy
singing vacant pantomime to the adorn imperfect perfections

Short Eulogy poem by ifediora okiche| Details | |

REALITY

Cemetery soul’s hang
Creative mind die’s
Colourful dreams hang
Wonderful! Nature cries
Insane creative act
Inside white paper
High mental rate
“Gives no water”
Twenty-many soul’s wonder
Dry, rainy session
Mutilate fleshy under
Sensitive smiling session
Lustful eye’s below
Pregnant, Insane carry
Young life below
Man’s baby carry
Eulogy shook infant
Cry, Joy sings
Fate stood erect
Creative mind sings.

Short Eulogy poem by ifediora okiche| Details | |

REALITY

 
Cemetery soul’s hang
Creative mind die’s
Colourful dreams hang
Wonderful! Nature cries
Insane creative act
Inside white paper
High mental rate
“Gives no water”
Twenty-many soul’s wonder
Dry, rainy session
Mutilate fleshy under
Sensitive smiling session
Lustful eye’s below
Pregnant, Insane carry
Young life below
Man’s baby carry
Eulogy shook infant
Cry, Joy sings
Fate stood erect
Creative mind sings.

Short Eulogy poem by Debbie Guzzi| Details | |

Blood Moon

end time harbinger, blood on the lunar tides,
how you threaten mortal men and their earthly brides

the cool blue of death masks the lip of starless sky
reeking hellish revelations fearfully implied 

four horsemen gallop through the sea of blackest night
pestilence, famine, war, death bring the Blood Moon's bite

full blown the iris of the eye, no white is left 
life will end in bloody light leaving all bereft


Short Eulogy poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Confession

The fox gnaws flaking muscle
From speechless rabbit, cold
In mind and body. Men shiver
As bodies dry, spat from river.

Rings of globes circle hands
Of the thoughtless, so beaten
From paths to be told of Him, 
Waiting until eyes grow dim.

Walking among us is plague,
Standing above us is but love,
These winds will claw our youth
While faith entraps this truth.

Winter comes but we survive,
Breath and bones, colonies thrive.

Short Eulogy poem by Patrick Sutton| Details | |

Sir Robin Williams

Another Jester has left the court.
With a standing ovation the media sorts, 
through years of marvel and contort.
But alone with his thoughts and demons caught, 
pushing him over the edge.
Stained by the fame to grow the man, 
to height's beyond his Brain.
Now to the finale of a once groomed galley
where only a star now remains.
The never reached ceiling's,
of the last great comedian, 
Known only as Sir Robin Williams.

Short Eulogy poem by Tirzah Conway| Details | |

I waited

I never told you how I felt,
When I had the chance;
I hid my welled up feelings,
Never gave a second glance;

I stowed away my longing thoughts,
You weren't right for me;
But all I ever wanted,
Was to let you see;

I let slip through my fingers,
My one and lingering shot;
And allow that one brief moment,
Slither away, I cannot;

I waited too long to show you,
How much you meant to me;
And now you’re gone forever,
As gone as you can be.

Short Eulogy poem by Maz Zie| Details | |

Goodbye


I know now, what it's like
To feel deep Love and deep Sorrow.
To know that, some things will remain Forever unsaid.
Perfect memories, Only in your mind
Shared with One that is no longer on this Earth.

The long walk, like a flash-bulb image in my mind,
To a wooden bed with a ghastly occupant.
My hands shook as I placed a gift on your chest.

I felt there was nothing more could give you,
You took so much, already.
Goodbye.

Short Eulogy poem by Bakari Matano| Details | |

MAYA ANGELOU

Mind full of wisdom, strength, hope and encouragement
Always gave inspirational talks and speeches 
Yielding a transformed generation
And we shall forever treasure her contribution

A poet, actress, author, dancer, and singer
Never gave up on her dreams and ambitions
Getting through with her desire and aspire 
Eternity In heaven
Like all others who left a mark on this earth
Oh God grant her
Ultimately for a life well lived 

Short Eulogy poem by Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu| Details | |

Your Kiss From Heaven

My heart longs to hug
and to snug
In ur warm arms.
Not to be left in darkness.
We used to snog
On the large log,
Feeling ur tenderness
And every sweetness
Of yours lips.
Your swaying hips
Astounded my senses.
There are no pedestals
Reserved in the heavens
For girl wit such outlooks.
You exist in my fantasy
Visiting in my fantasy,
For a gem I have lost.
Heaven's taken my best.
I need no other kiss
But your kiss
From heaven.

Short Eulogy poem by Anthony Slausen| Details | |

Somewhere to Somewhere

      Driving from somewhere to somewhere
I ran over cardinal;
birds are crafty, usually get out of the way
but this one posed in the road
hardly moved as I approached,
paralyzed by its presents(sic) 
i never slowed.
Thought it would fly away
like a thousand had done before
but it didn't.
I only slowed after the crash,
in the rear view mirror
I could see it tumbling
like a blood drop 
rolling down the black mask of
a gray-gray day.

Short Eulogy poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Ad Infinitum

Little Bro drank some booze
and danced a little jig.

Little Bro smoked some marijuana
and danced the boogaloo.

Little Bro snorted some coke
and danced the light fandango.

Little Bro injected some heroin
and danced the night away.

Little Bro ingested some crystal meth
and danced joyfully into oblivion.

Little Bro was buried in the paupers cemetery
and the devil danced on his grave.

Saucy Miss drank some booze
and danced ad infinitum.

Short Eulogy poem by Albert Ahearn| Details | |

Reborn

I have been dead for many years; entombed in a mausoleum of viscera and rigid bones. There were no prayers or eulogy spoken on my worthless behalf. Within the tomb lies a stone-cold, dead heart and a extinguished soul. Both suffered a long, lonely death; its cause was flagrancy and strife; until one day she came along with an amorous kiss of life that resurrected my remains infused them with vitality and a different man was reborn.

Short Eulogy poem by Albert Ahearn| Details | |

Irony

The poplar trees stood like sentries
Standing on one leg in their green
Uniformed grandeur. Beyond their
Phalanx could be seen a stately
Manor whose imported marble
Pillars were more decorative
Than utile. Not unlike the sole
Inhabitant who lies dying
In his magnificent antique
Breton bed. He never married-
“I’m too busy for such nonsense.”
Consequently, no progeny,
No living relatives, no one
Only a dreadful eulogy:
Alone died a poor man, indeed!

Short Eulogy poem by Anthony Slausen| Details | |

out of keys

pages turn in blackened winds
time looks on and shares a grin

pinwheel spinning silent songs
of endless nights of endless loss

a tear conceived -unrecognized
a trail of salt on keyboard vines

starlight paints frosted eulogy
white roses whirl in arctic seas

suffer through bluing ecstacy
sparkling pinnacles of heart valleys

skipping stones over diamond shoals
kissing perfumed nape while breaking bones

when {grave} becomes the home
a star paints out of key

 


Short Eulogy poem by nathan martin| Details | |

inanimate praise

cold has no time,  motion has no voice
 and it has been so long since the stones
 cried out in the open fields.  hardened 
 still cold stones whose only reflection is
  to bruise all flesh.

  graveyard vulgar granite lips have little faith.

  so the eulogy goes something like this. 

 he was always such a good drunk
 when empty bottles around him went clunk.

 happy as piss in a jar that is a wishin
 some raise a bottle others just miss him.


 

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