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Short Funeral poem by Sandra Adams| Details |

Misty Morn

on his cheek
by her graveside
one drop

Short Funeral poem by Dylan Catalano| Details |

Put it on my tombstone

Lived amongst the dead
Then decided to join them

Short Funeral poem by HGarvey Daniel Esquire| Details |

The Sun Rose Again - Part Three


Short Funeral poem by JSLambert Mister ROBOTO| Details |

blood transfusion

<Contractual agreements with publisher caused DELETION

Short Funeral poem by Judy Konos| Details |

Prosecutor forgot

It's illegal not

to bury the dead due to

extreme health hazards 

Short Funeral poem by Jason Cunningham| Details |


My Days have Come, My Nights have Past,

Death has Come to Me at Last.

Short Funeral poem by Robert Heemstra| Details |

Hogan's Salute

Watched Hogan's Heroes
when i was a little child
rest in peace Bob Crane

Short Funeral poem by Jason Cunningham| Details |


The Past is yours, the past is mine.

Your Past is Fine, Death was Mine.

Short Funeral poem by Justin Debrosse| Details |

Forked simulation

Parents crisscross
Love overrides a sullen display-
My mind is not on time

Short Funeral poem by Tirzah Conway| Details |

Where does the Time go

I feel as though time is slipping away,
And more is gone each passing day

Short Funeral poem by Brittany Reynolds| Details |

'Spooky Ku'

I stand at the grave,
amidst the black clothed mourners,
it is I who died.

Short Funeral poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |

Life Song

Still funeral home

Sweet song of the metronome.

Ninety three steps home

Short Funeral poem by Cathy Ncube| Details |

then creditors came

she worshipped money

clinched it 'til the day she died;

then creditors came

Short Funeral poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details |


The funeral of a friend
is a rude awakening
for a man contemplating suicide.

Short Funeral poem by Gerard Keogh Jr.| Details |

darker than raindrops

darker than raindrops

mushroom cloud blooming purple....

I can see my bones

Short Funeral poem by Cathy Ncube| Details |

tears for sadness

God gave us tears to

release the sadness that death

brings into our lives

Short Funeral poem by Patricia Sawyer| Details |



green eggs on gravestones

with Easter baskets for two

I wonder aloud


Short Funeral poem by humble b| Details |

Haiku Cigarettes

Cigarettes are gross.
They can really kill you too
Dead. Gone. Forever

Short Funeral poem by Christopher Bunton| Details |



Many Colors

On Display Openly

Casket Closes Sadly Meaning


Short Funeral poem by Lola Dreamz| Details |

Untimely Ends

Tormented soul speaks;
Truth in darkness lies buried.
Clouds weep bitter tears.

Short Funeral poem by Mark Goodson| Details |

Hank's Grave

Forget-me-nots bloom

My darling's epitaph reads

Do you hear the whippoorwill

Short Funeral poem by Laura Breidenthal| Details |

See Those Eyes

<center>Splintered dark
Girds the room that I despise
See those eyes...</center>

Short Funeral poem by Anoucheka Gangabissoon| Details |

The Ghost

<center>loving misty you
how come you are now a ghost
purple are my tears</center>

Short Funeral poem by humble b| Details |


<center>Love is as love does
Peace begets peace; happy day
Unconditional </center>

Short Funeral poem by Patricia Sawyer| Details |

Skull Rack


pale naked head bones

grim remains of sacrifice

the horse heads hang low


Short Funeral poem by Justin Debrosse| Details |

Faces in funeral homes

Faces in funeral homes
We noses display grief-
I'm lost in memory of death's entrance

Short Funeral poem by hija de la luna| Details |

In a wine bottle

They hate his drinking -
       But they put his ashes in 
A wine bottle urn.


Short Funeral poem by Eiken Laan| Details |



resting place

family gather around

many bitter sweet memories


Short Funeral poem by Tara Andre| Details |

Silly Epitaph 7

He was a great doctor,

A pretty swell friend,

An intelligent person...

Except at the end.

Short Funeral poem by JSLambert Mister ROBOTO| Details |

Pessimistic Love

Love is

the morning dew...

lurking, looming





Short Funeral poem by Tara Andre| Details |

Silly Epitaph 18

Here lies the Rock Climber,
Henry Glenmeadow
Who climbed up ol' Mt. Everest
And then let go.

Short Funeral poem by Gerard Keogh Jr.| Details |

Screaming Mimi.

She left this world much the way she came in,

still kicking and screaming and conceived in sin.

Short Funeral poem by Stephen Parker| Details |

Grandpa's Funeral: Grandma's Face

silver furrowed brow

warm streams seep through pleated seams

shrivelled folds bleached white

Short Funeral poem by Jason Cunningham| Details |


I love you im sorry,
Do not blame yourself.
I may not say goodbye today,
but one day I just might.

Short Funeral poem by Jessica Kuilan| Details |

Please don't cry

As I disappear before your eyes,
I do not die,
So please dont cry,
For I will live on
In your eyes

Short Funeral poem by Rhonda Johnson-Saunders| Details |



shining brightly

down on mourners faces

brings tearsdrops under dark glasses

too soon

Short Funeral poem by Joseph Osita| Details |

a minute silent

a minute silent . . .
the cackling of a child
in the hall

the cow feeds 
on grass sprout . . .
goats bleat

Short Funeral poem by Ammy Avocet| Details |

I Lost You That Day

I lost you that day 

when it was 


And drops 

of your face 


r o l l e d away.

Short Funeral poem by lalala lalala| Details |


once there was an old man on a lane

he always had many cats

then he took a train

and went down another lane

Short Funeral poem by Sarah Casey| Details |

Dark Dodoitsu

branches gripping to ice-wind
ground, a white-hue of regret
standing lonesome, falling down
losing everything.

Short Funeral poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details |

The father's skill

The father's skill on how to meet his end,
that's what for sure his children will descend.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Funeral poem by Gypsyof Essence| Details |

Deadman Walking

Deadman Walking.

Entranced in thought.

Forgiveness forgotten.

Ghost of the future.

As the hood comes down!!

Short Funeral poem by kathryn collins| Details |

almond petal pall

barely pink blossoms
Vincents funeral blanket
lay atop his grave

Kathryn McLoughlin Collins 
July 26, 2012

Short Funeral poem by Rory Hannan| Details |

The Rehearsal Of My Funeral

Directing from my open casket
I commanded all the choir
To sing a holy hallelujah 
At the rehearsal of my Funeral

Short Funeral poem by James Chenevert| Details |

Origional quote

Life in the fast lane ends up with you being the lead car,

in a slow moving funeral procession. 

J. K. Chenevert 1995

Short Funeral poem by Joe Flach| Details |


skidding tires-

                              crying at her funeral

Entry in the Broken Monoku contest

Short Funeral poem by Chelsea Boyd| Details |

The Elements

The fire consumes our souls

The wind spreads the fire

The earth catches the sparks

The water destroys the funeral pyre.

Short Funeral poem by Jennifer Ratcliffe| Details |

Station Bench

Everyone is a child's child.

Everyone is grown some
little, some hardly at all.

Everyone is one
until they are none,
no more.

Short Funeral poem by jimmy musk| Details |



Short Funeral poem by Laura Breidenthal| Details |

Underneath the House

dragging feeble feet
a silent walk to death's grasp
beaten under house
the last sigh escapes her lungs
whiskers shrivel as years pass

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