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Bereavement Poems | Examples of Bereavement Poetry

Bereavement Poems - Examples of all types of bereavement poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for bereavement.
Premium Member Economy
I do mind it but it is getting easier to be in economy when my mind tells me I deserve first class. The careful management of available resources has somewhat dimmed but with manageable. My life is...Read More
Categories: analogy, bereavement,
Form: Free verse

The Memory
The memory of us makes me smile The memory of us four The memory of us three The memory of us two And yes, I smile. I smile because when it was four He was here, the father I cherished He kept...Read More
Categories: angst, bereavement, bible, cancer,
Form: Free verse
Unwritten Absence
Sunday morning sunshine in your absence adrifts my yearning in winter breeze cool I sink or swim, doesn't make a difference the white swan ponders in a shallow pool Incomplete journey, some for no reason, You moved on, perhaps migrated...Read More
Categories: bereavement, loneliness,
Form: Sonnet
Reading between the pixels
A photograph may look cute, And lead us to prosecute, But if you want my advice, Literacy to the truth will help us advance, With questions to entice Us to read between the lines, And look between the pixels. If...Read More
Categories: bereavement, abuse, addiction, age, art,
Form: Grook
Premium Member Lahaina
sparkling true blessing cast neath nightmares blaze~~their dreams arise from ashes...Read More
Categories: angel, bereavement, community, farewell,
Form: Monoku

My Cop-Father
Wonder where grass grows, Over my cop-father's grave His kids still mourn....Read More
Categories: bereavement, father, feelings, in
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fire cold case, event in re trace
Lahaina leveled.. We see and hear; official tears And maybe smears?? Melted glass temp 2000c.! Yet plastic bins survived and also many trees? (Thiugh dead inside?) one right Above where two houses stood, metal car rims...Read More
Categories: angst, bereavement, business, character,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pool of Memories
I sink down in grief drowning in a pool of memories the bottom is covered in gems each gem a precious moment in time ...Read More
Categories: bereavement, brother, missing you,
Form: Free verse
The mistake that cost the Romans their Empire
The Romans could have saved their empire, If only there had been fewer forests, For their enemies to hide in. In open land they reined supreme, Raging rivers they tamed, Swamps they drained, Deserts and mountain ranges, They found ways to...Read More
Categories: bereavement, absence, analogy, anxiety, autumn,
Form: Burlesque
Every hum How sweet Rhythm the sound Franklyn Greene the man Had his own demand Lived to proof Enthused True Sportsmen Solid foundation Hourglass timed out Whispers from the distance Distances far and close Yesterday’s past Tomorrow’s everlasting The one day came Followed by soar Beyond the eyes of the world Descended...Read More
Categories: bereavement, best friend, care,
Form: Free verse
The cold gates of the blazing seventh circle will again open for one before another, The mouths of the ground remain ajar to snatch before heaven has barely given; While the wind still thirsts for his breath. As far as...Read More
Categories: bereavement, bible, change, funeral,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ascent from Misery
It’s a long slow trip into misery It starts by putting that bad feeling aside By narrowing your expectations And removing all of your pride And as you make you humble You actually cripple as well You reach so...Read More
Categories: abuse, bereavement, break up,
Form: Rhyme
SEEDS Who did you leave under the sea? Was it a black engineer building dreams? And a brown baby with shackled hands little feet An angel in disguise floating in the deep Who did you throw in the ocean that...Read More
Categories: absence, america, bereavement, black
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member coulda-shoulda strewn
she sits on a stool in the middle of a room eyes closed tightly as they circle ‘round ...Read More
Categories: bereavement, sad,
Form: Free verse
NINE ELEVEN That fateful day when the news came in Grim indeed, but seemed a world away The two tall pinnacles of a modern city It took some time to really feel the pity All colour disappeared, leaving only grey And...Read More
Categories: bereavement, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme

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