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Senryu Funeral Poems | Senryu Poems About Funeral

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Tombstone - Like The Four Horsemen

they walked along
weathered, carrying their guns;
like the four horsemen…

down to the O.K.
guns blazing, bullets flying;
smoke clears, the strong stand…

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2011

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they atone,
lament for
the man in the box.


Copyright © charmane bellen | Year Posted 2014

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In a wine bottle

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


Copyright © hija de la luna | Year Posted 2014

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his will is now read ‘vultures’ stand round his coffin ... pennies from heaven Inspired by 'families' contest but not for contest! 1st May 2016

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Prosecutor forgot

It's illegal not
to bury the dead due to
extreme health hazards 

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2011

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See Those Eyes

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

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal | Year Posted 2011

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lilies on coffin small teddy nestles in them silent tears falling I recently attended the funeral of an old friend and was choked when I saw a small teddy lurking in the flowers and later discovered his great grandchildren has insisted the teddy bear was with him on his final journey 04~22~17

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2017

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then creditors came

she worshipped money
clinched it 'til the day she died;
then creditors came

Copyright © Cathy Ncube | Year Posted 2011

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Falling Down Niagara Falls

Snap the photo quick!                                                                  
The abyss..                                                                                    
Has taken her Home                                    

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal | Year Posted 2012

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Day after the Funeral

Great Dane out walking
day after the funeral 
small widow next door

Donal Mahoney

Copyright © Donal Mahoney | Year Posted 2017

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Remains appalling

golden grave diggers                                                                                                  they never will earn enough                                                                                    ghoulish disrespect                                                                                            -            -Thieves try to steal Sigmund Freud's ashes

Copyright © John Beam | Year Posted 2014

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Death Has Come To Call

eventual perch

raven sits on empty chair

death has come to call.


(January 18, 2011  Wausau, Wisconsin)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved

Copyright © christine a kysely | Year Posted 2011