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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

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 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 Justin Debrosse| Details | |

Forked simulation

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

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 Cathy Ncube| Details | |

tears for sadness

God gave us tears to
release the sadness that death
brings into our lives

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 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 Lola Dreamz| Details | |

Untimely Ends

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

Short Funeral poem by Christopher Bunton| Details | |



Many Colors

On Display Openly

Casket Closes Sadly Meaning


Short Funeral poem by Laura Breidenthal| Details | |

See Those Eyes

Splintered dark Girds the room that I despise See those eyes...

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 Anoucheka Gangabissoon| Details | |

The Ghost

loving misty you how come you are now a ghost purple are my tears

Short Funeral poem by humble b| Details | |


Love is as love does Peace begets peace; happy day Unconditional

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 Patricia Sawyer| Details | |

Skull Rack

pale naked head bones
grim remains of sacrifice
the horse heads hang low

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 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 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 Eiken Laan| Details | |



resting place

family gather around

many bitter sweet memories


Short Funeral poem by JSLambert Mister ROBOTO| Details | |

Pessimistic Love

Love is
the morning dew...
lurking, looming

Short Funeral poem by JoanMarie Peranteau| Details | |

Nayla's Pain

sun shines bleak, cold winds whip
death's sting floods her tender eyes
daddy is laid to rest

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 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 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 don’t cry,
For I will live on
In your eyes

Short Funeral poem by Rhonda Johnson-Saunders| Details | |


shining brightly
down on mourner’s 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
Vincent’s funeral blanket
lay atop his grave

Kathryn McLoughlin Collins 
July 26, 2012

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 corey scholz| Details | |

the hypocrisy of children

the girl in the purple leotard
that everyone made fun of
until the accident
when they all went to the funeral
and pretended to cry

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