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Cinquain Death Poems | Cinquain Poems About Death

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The One That Survived

She stands
In the graveyard
Where he sleeps forever
Beneath the heavy weight of all 
Her tears.

For:  Cinquain contest
Awarded:  First Place

Written:   Feb. 6, 2016

Copyright © Elaine George | Year Posted 2016

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Loves End

              Every ounce of love you give me
                   Knowing it shall soon end
                          Shall it last me
                             No chance

Written by Brenda Meier-Hans

Copyright © Brenda Meier-Hans | Year Posted 2014

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Broken Wounds will not heal Surrounded by sadness Grief pours from every single line Constance Form used traditional Cinquain 2,4,6,8,2 syllables Contest: Fragment of Life Sponsor: Broken Wings 02~24~16

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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My tears, Full of sorrow, My destiny to weep; And yet, yet I find sweet beauty, In death. ____________________ June 4, 2015 Cinquain

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2015

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The One Who Survives


			      four funerals
		   not my fault, mourners say
	           paralyzed by survivor's guilt
			       what now?

Copyright © Janice Canerdy | Year Posted 2016

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Each shoe,
a life He knew,
buds of His olive tree-
next time perhaps,it could be you..
or me !

Inspired by Abe's photos

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2010

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The Pact!
True love intact
headstone unravels all,
their land infertile took them both.

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2012

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Missing and Knowing

Your hand in mine
My weary heart has swept
The wishes into dreams that kept
You here

Fate can’t deny
What two souls take and bind
On the other side, I will find
You there

Poem Written: 12.24.14
Traditional Cinquain
Contest: Your Favourite Old Poem #3
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton

Copyright © rob carmack | Year Posted 2014

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Final Flight

Last hug.

Torn from my arms,

you fly with the angels.

I see Heaven's gate opening-----

for you.

Copyright © Darlene Gifford | Year Posted 2014

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Witness To Grand Death

They fall gracefully; leaves die in their golden days. Awed, I watch terpsichoreans' Grand Death.
23 October 2015 Autumn Stroll Cinquain Form Contest Sponsor: Eve Roper

Copyright © KP Nunez | Year Posted 2015

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Night falls,
Darkness prevails,
Summoning the reaper,
To collect the gruesome harvest,
Death holds.

Copyright © Frank Polgar | Year Posted 2012

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Ebola - Cinquain

ebola condemned, invisible frightening, menacing, terrifying hope is seeing light in the darkness hemorrhage

Copyright © John Trainer | Year Posted 2014

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A Mask To Hide The Truth To Hide The Lies To Hide Me

A Mask To Hide The Truth To Hide The Lies To Hide Me

I wear the mask of lies
I wear the mask of hidden truths
Together we create a dangerous reputation of deceit and heartbreak

I am sadness,hate,and fury
I am happiness,joy,and passion
Together we bring about great chaos

I am your deepest fear and regret
I am your greatest achievement and your biggest hope
Together we create the ties that bind us to others in our lives

I am burned and bruised
I am cover in hugs and kisses
Together we create hurt and promise death and unknown future

I was once happy 
I was once dead
I was once alive
I was once sad
I was once here
I was once there
I was once broken
I was once fixed
Today we wear a mask to hide the truth of or past or future and our present.
How I wish to free myself from this curse
Oh how I wish I could free you
But we share a mask one of pain and regret and guilt.
We have killed, we have lied,and we hurt
This is our mask this is our death this is us our mask of truth our mask to lies

Copyright © Marcedies Rhodes | Year Posted 2012

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The One Who Survives

                                      growing older
                                  one after the other
                            succumbing to final illness.

Feb. 6, 2016

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2016

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Hosted lament,
Growth yielded dying fiend,
Rancor malice abort bastard,

Copyright © Lewis Michael | Year Posted 2015

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The Ugly Truth

Rampant beneath
The surface, a body
Dressed in curves, hard edges, and sea

That is needed
By the masses, a gift,
Yet used for self gain carelessly 
A rift.

By those
Who pursue greed
Seeking gains and power
Without the checks and balance of

We see
The ugly truth
Over the globe, high bill
Of disasters and waste so crude
Oil Spills.

By CarolineCécile
Copyright © 06.29.10

For the Team Poetry Soup contest.

Copyright © Caroline Cécile Delacroix | Year Posted 2010

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"When someone dies"

        'When someone dies'
        It usually rains.......
        because of their pain....
        Very seldom the sun shines
        'When someone dies.....
         in days ahead the sun will shine
         for peace that lyes.....
         'When someone dies'

Copyright © Christine Volciak | Year Posted 2008

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Cinquain on Run- Jump

Run— jump  
Settles— follows
Cob-Web theorem
Into the water of the bucket  

Copyright © Ashraful Musaddeq | Year Posted 2013

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Young Girls Pain

Deceitful, wicked
Weeping, cringing, loathing
Things children shouldn’t feel
Repulsive, severe
Struggling, bleeding, collapsing
My pain continues unheard
Abandoned, faulty
Hiding, listening, praying
Life is my suffering
Forbidden, fruitless
Reeling, clutching, grinning
The agony has ended

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Copyright © Anthony Lyrics | Year Posted 2011

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The Storm

The storm
howls across life
fears drip along my spine
remembering the day you blew

Cinquain traditional

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2010

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I Fall I Die

I fall
Upon her lair
Of breathless seduction.
Although it seems to me quite 
I die

Copyright © Benmosi Gomina | Year Posted 2012

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When Hate Becomes You

Ignorant fears
Jealousy, envy, tension
Grows into something dangerous

Copyright © Marilyn Hernandez | Year Posted 2007

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The Quick Use Of A Fly Flap

The fly On a bowl's rim Fresh banana nut bread Aroma floats as a fly dies Sweet Death

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2015

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Body Danger
Killing Far Too Many
Silent Killer Of Families

Copyright © Marie Harrison | Year Posted 2010

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GOODBYE (Cinquain)

On the altar
Left for her by family
They will never forget today

Copyright © Vernette Hutcherson | Year Posted 2007

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The One Who Survived

                 Great White

               Kept circling us

            Turbulent red water

  Mourning the hero who saved me


This was a terrible tragedy experienced by friends in Australia in 2008
February 6th, 2016                       Survivor Contest of: Sara Kendrick

Copyright © Lin Lane | Year Posted 2016

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Untitled 2

Vision of death,
Darkness envelopes life,
Immortality is a myth,

Copyright © Frank Polgar | Year Posted 2012

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I dreamed
I was picking
Flowers for you again
Like I did the summer before 
You died.

I  dream about 
Flowers and as I wake
The colors fade into the tears
I cry.

Copyright © DebbySue Guenther | Year Posted 2016

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Life is short

It's not 
As if you have
A choice in the matter, 
But if you leave a poem it's 

Copyright © DebbySue Guenther | Year Posted 2016

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resting place

family gather around

many bitter sweet memories


Copyright © Eiken Laan | Year Posted 2010