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,

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Lent times in Africa Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy africa, peace, satire
Premium Member Poem Elegy For My Father Ibeh, Edward Elegy death, eulogy, father, poetry,
DEADSPEAK Agarwala, Amar Elegy death
mice and men williams, dwayne Elegy death of a friend,
AN EPITAPH SPEAKS Agarwala, Amar Elegy death
THAT AFTERNOON AT HIGHGATE CEMETERY Agarwala, Amar Elegy death
AN ELEGY FOR MYSELF Agarwala, Amar Elegy love
A DIFFERENT PROFESSION Agarwala, Amar Elegy death
Winter's Elegy Dupins, PoetPrentice Elegy nature, remember, sad, seasons,
Memories of Mary Tilley, Kaylyn Elegy family, loss
Tiffany and RJ Runyan, Janet Elegy addiction, angst, bereavement, boyfriend,
Once upon a time Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy leadership, power, satire
Bitter sweet memories Taylor, Adam Elegy dark, death, deep, depression,
Kill quickly kill Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy life, satire
GECEM GUNDUZUM OLDU Satir, Koksal Elegy love, poetry
OBLIVION WALKER, SKY Elegy loneliness, lonely, longing
Of Barren Lands and Deserts Montik, Siddartha Elegy anger, angst
Illusion of you and me mihandoust, nina Elegy break up, goodbye, lost
Lemons for Klara Philibert, Leslie Elegy bereavement
Teri yaad Mishra Jnv, Shikha Elegy emotions, memory
Death the Silent Lover Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy death, metaphor
Women labor in pain Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy life, metaphor
Mama Vomited me Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy destiny, emotions, satire
My heart McCoy, Coreatha Elegy angel, death
Premium Member Poem ANOTHER SAD SONG Strand, Brian Elegy sad, war
Tidal Waves Beard, Mike Elegy death of a friend,
Song of my Soul Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy allusion, humanity, irony
to my most treasured woman sage, white Elegy absence, bereavement
Absentee Collins, Kurtis Elegy absence, angel, care, eulogy,
An Existential Prayer Jain, Aloke Elegy angst, death, philosophy
Apple Of My Eye harris, matthew Elegy age, angel, appreciation, beautiful,
ONLY IF Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy absence, death
HUNGRY LION Lembi, Kuleza John Elegy absence, death
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 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
where do they go l wonder mugunzva, simion Elegy absence
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
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,
A Giant Pine 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
Bleeding Damascus Naye, Joseph Jeremiah Elegy angst, death, sympathy
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
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,