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Death Ballad Poems

These Death Ballad poems are examples of Ballad poems about Death. These are the best examples of Ballad Death poems written by international poets.


On the Death of My Sister
The early morning phone call.
Then the vague sifting through emotions. 
Numbness deepens - like the coastal shelf - and soon enough, there'll be grief, regrets...
Platitudes....

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Categories: art, death,



Fosse Way
Legend of Fosse Way

Riding hard under a moonlight high 
not a leaf rustling and it troubles my mind
In the distance there's music of the lyre...

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Categories: england,

There is such Heartbreak to See
 "GRAVE WHERE IS THY VICTORY AND DEATH WHERE IS THY STING"? How does a person after "Death" turn into dust? The person who "Died"...

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Categories: 12th grade, adventure, africa,

Spitfire
For Spitfire, the Wolf

The pack breathes forth
crystal- mists, 
ghosting the landscape 
like wraiths leaving the abyss.
In sarcophogy-effigyy.
A Eulogy in cacophony 
Serving their own.Stead.
 Fates in...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium Member Akua Aqua
high to the low
middle to the sublime
it's water to limit our time
it goes endless
it takes and kills
blue like aqua
akua speaks to the gills
as she swims...

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Categories: blue, death,



Life Consumes Death
It can be animate or it can be inanimate "Life" will consume death!Do you have bad health? Some kind of living form can cause death!...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, birth, blessing,

No Screaming Babies by Lyon Brave
I AM NOT SCREAMING FOR DEATH 
OR CRYING TO RELEASE THE PAIN
WHEN DOVES FLY IT DOES NOT 
REMIND ME OF LOVE OR WEDDINGS

I THINK BABIES...

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Categories: 12th grade, abortion, abuse,

Stop and wonder why
What would the world do
If my time on earth was through
Would it stop and wonder why
It was my time to die

If today was my faithful...

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Categories: death, life,

The last journey

There was pain that lasted until the end
Then the silence and darkness not to comprehend 
The tunnel of light shone in brilliant white
That over came...

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Categories: death,

Death on a lonely planet
When we landed it seemed true
That we would survive the whole month through
Then slowly one by one we died
With each morning we wanted to just...

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Categories: death, murder,

Premium Member COMPENDIUM OF VIGNETTES
VIGNETTE FORM an example

In the base motor pool
See an off-limits card school-
A scheming Bilko takes the pot
Hoodwinking top brass was his game,
Fast talking his claim...

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Categories: poetry,

LIFE
to be given the gift of life "oh" what a wonderful thing"
to have been created from man and woman
to experience life's many challenges,from birth to...

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Categories: blessing,

Police - Just Words
The words running through my head need to be right
The watch on my wrist
tells me it’s after midnight
My stomach churns knowing what it will be
Waking...

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Categories: bereavement, death,

Premium Member He Always Loved Her
He Always Loved Her

The loving man in the neighborhood remembers the day she was born
into the world.  He heard just how happy her parents...

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Categories: devotion, lost love, truth,

Michael, my son
He sees the world differently to me
And he can’t be what he wants to be
But he faces everyday in his own way
I worry about him...

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Categories: father, son,

Big Fun
You think it's better
  So there you are, nothing's for sure  
     Nothing's forsaken so you leave us behind...

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Categories: betrayal, bullying, suicide, symbolism,

The festival of nothing
I woke up from a deep slumber 
Saw my father alive and sober 
Saw my mother proud for being asleep 
And seeing these unpredictable things...

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Categories: age, courage, dark, death,

Triforce on earth
The sky is covered in black 
The days are coming to an end 
Death falls like crows fell out the sky 
The envy like a...

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Categories: 6th grade, absence, write,

Forever
One day I'll be preserved in sands of time;
glaring into diamond rays—white lights
the earth dissolves my flesh to fertile dust;
embeds treasures—secrets in a crackled skull

Metamorphosis—in...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, death, death

Premium Member Translation with Commentary of a Wild West Classic: SUMMER WINE by T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure...

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Categories: america, angel, betrayal, england,