Bereavement Poems | Poetry About Bereavement

Bereavement Poems. Below are examples of poems about bereavement. This list of bereavement poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of bereavement poetry. This list of works about bereavement is an excellent resource for examples on how to write bereavement poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Amazing Grace A Sparrow Died Today An Angel Unfolded Their Wings Sings James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse appreciation, bereavement, black african
Premium Member Poem IS THIS THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse adventure, analogy, appreciation, bereavement,
Time is Living Malki Kot Free verse bereavement, emotions, grandmother, time,
Lolli Dolli Jimmi Canada Carpe Diem bereavement, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Premium Member Poem THE CRY OF AN ANGEL JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme baby, bereavement, religious,
Hush Lady Ashley Louise Storrier I do not know? angel, baby, bereavement, death,
Premium Member Poem Jesus arthur vaso Free verse abuse, allah, art, bereavement,
Aretha - the legion louis rams Verse bereavement, dedication, for her,
RIP GILL Gordon Alexander Free verse bereavement, death of a
Premium Member Poem Lord, Help My Poor Soul Regina Elliott Elegy bereavement, death, devotion, poetry,

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A Broken Heart
by Lucy Harley
A Broken Heart

Treat me gently as I am still broken
Eclipsed with grief
Will daylight ever infiltrate my life again
I'm struggling to find a rainbow after the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, heartbroken,

This Life's Journey
by Chris T Isaacs
This Life's Journey 

One day it will cease to continue.
The lights of its streets will turn off,
And the sounds of its business will vanish.

Wether you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, eulogy, goodbye,

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Grief stricken fool
by Roy Pett
You knew that you could, I was so naive 
I'd just lost the love of my life, stricken 
so down with sorrow, I needed to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, bereavement, confusion, drink,

The heart of loot mine you laugh
by Kishan sharma
(Boy)
The heart of loot mine,you laugh.
You do not even understand my love.

Say why do so,
for what so many,stunned?
Do not I like you now?
Or you die...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, best friend, betrayal,

Death of my brother
by Ed Farolan
Life is fleeting, they say;
Here now, gone tomorrow,
As the adage goes.

In the blink of an eye, you're born;
In other blink, you die.

Are we reborn afterwards?
Do...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, brother, confidence, courage,

The Priest
by Kathryn Sweeney
Yesterday,
the father,
in the soft brown shroud of peace,
blessed the rosary 
I got in your honor.

A Franciscan priest,
a man of the mission,
placed his warm hand
over mine
and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, religion,

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AFTER THE FUNERAL
by nette onclaud



To  grasp your kohl-star embalmed near a pond
That lets ashed hue cascade its ink  downstream, 
For I am under siege, a light dims...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement,

My Suddenly
by Lovie Divine
When all I ever wanted was to be loved,
to truly know my destiny,
to really know just who I am,
to understand what was for me,
to finally...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, farewell, niece,

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Garlands For Eliza
by Regina Elliott
  Eliza Delacruz, precious three week old Latina baby girl,
  Christmastide born, murdered,
  she is one of our Lord's Christmas angels,
 ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angel, baby, bereavement, christmas,

I've Bargained And Accepted My Angry Denial Poem
by Cheryl Lightsey
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance...
The five stages of grief;
It's been a year now and still I've no relief.
I'm still in denial; you did not...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, bereavement, grief, sad,

Backhand of Meaning
by Teagan Taylor
It's blindsiding,
the clarity that context brings.
New eyes seeing
the things I did before knowing
any better.

For a moment
I got a glimpse
at the reasons
& answers
I have been so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, goodbye, heartbreak,

the words from the story
by Allan Terry
what were they to see
that Jesus was called to come
they saw him in his suffering
a husband, a brother and son
might Jesus come and save him
might...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, betrayal, bible, blessing,

Deeply Darkened
by Francesca Pappadogiannis
Deeply Darkened

Deeply darkened, yet slightly lit,
Was the route I took, while the moonlight gleamed.
It carved a direction of glittered flares,
As I danced and murmured a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, betrayal, dark, home,

One of our Sundays is missing
by Omogoriola Bisayo
one of our SUNdays is missing! - an ode to #sir Isaac Awofe Adebowale           ...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death of a

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The Bravest Death
by Dennis Spilchuk
The Bravest Death!

The bravest death! — To die for Christ;
Unglamorized not unnoticed.
Before the Lord enemies wilt,
And death’s piercing sting not felt.

Though braggart towers upwards rise,
And...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, bible, christian, death,

VICTIMS
by Oluwasola Abiola
Objects of pleasure they see us as
Attacking us from every angle and any corner
With our tiny voices we scream
Scream till we have no breath to...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, bereavement, sad,

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Tears
by Jeff Kantor
Tears
26/07/2018

A tear forms in my mind’s eye,
Sins of yesteryear rear their head.
Dismiss thoughts of guilt as I cry,
A tear for friends now long dead....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement,

Beyond the Region
by Gerald Legister
If it was just you and me in a silent shade
When no one else on earth could hear
Every flutter of its wings the soul made,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, bereavement, destiny, faith,

Goodbye Paige Goodbye Kate
by Ki A Gray
Oh Kate
You never told me
It a grey feeling
Just a dismal hunch
Pretty Kate
Sweet Kate
Always there

Yes Kate
A gift for thee

There for Bram Flakes
There for schmear
There for ersatz...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, 12th grade, angst, appreciation,

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Take Care of Yourself First
by Mark Toney
“Take care of yourself first.”
That’s what we told my mama
When my daddy had his strokes.
Seven long years by his side,
Caring for his body, paralyzed.
Fearing for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, caregiving, depression, emotions,



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