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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.

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As I am trapped in a box in the dark it seems that I'm all locked up surrounded by my demons I'm awake and yet I'm not dreaming I look to the left I look...Read More
Categories: appreciation, bereavement, forgiveness,
Form: Dramatic Verse

The Gates of Heaven
A devastating loss for us, is no doubt Heaven’s gain. Now each and every day for us will never be the same… When it seemed her time was certain, in this life she held so dear, and that time had drawn...Read More
Categories: bereavement, death, devotion, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
The best of me
Your lips still feel plush against mine like you are the perfect steak in the evening and a delicious morning breakfast in bed with coffee and a side of me Your smell is sticking to my nostrils...Read More
Categories: angst, appreciation, beautiful, bereavement,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member angels of america
parents' tears won't end in this life.....for their angels of america...Read More
Categories: america, angel, bereavement, children,
Form: Monoku
The pain is unknown
What exactly is the pain? As soon as the hunger is satisfied Understood The pain was not just hunger. After getting you Understood The only problem was not getting you. What is the pain of the people then? The sky made unites the...Read More
Categories: bereavement, flying, sensual, soldier,
Form: Free verse

I cannot forget Trayvon Martin slain teen
I cannot forget Trayvon Martin - slain teen no matter manifold more young people unthinkingly killed, who spirits aspire to ascend higher than a steeple. revisited and slightly revised today March 14th, 2021. One deliberate shameful death, whose demise linkedin violent cessation of...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, bereavement, black
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Are we trending in the wrong direction
Anxieties wake us up when we are in affliction. We will track down a creative wellspring of motivation. Obsolete ideas have flourished in objection. Is it true that we back to the hermit turtle? Rejection. Because of this paradox,...Read More
Categories: adventure, allusion, bereavement, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There Is No Other Dad Like You
Dad, I loved it when you showed me how to hammer in a nail. The many times at the lake you carried my shovel and my pail. When you taught me how to hold a hockey stick. Shooting the...Read More
Categories: appreciation, bereavement, dad, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Am That Iamb
In the Beginning was the Word Just a sound really A somber echo into the abyss that kickstarted the whole universe (was the noise beautiful? was it ugly? who's to say for sure... was the First) But it did its job It...Read More
Categories: angst, bereavement, christian, confusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Grief And Loss
Gathered together with loved ones all around reminiscing memories though you don’t hear a sound isolated in your grief ~ oh how can this be true even though so many came you feel alone you are not there for...Read More
Categories: bereavement, feelings, grief, true
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member we will not say goodbye
We were touched by masters passing, Knowing only beauty that we held, And in our buoyancy floating Our instincts then were felled. We sank so we could raise The Greater Good; But what surprises we surmised, When in...Read More
Categories: bereavement, cry, death, loss,
Form: Rhyme
He isn’t here; He isn’t here; He HAS RISEN; Jesus has given Given His Spirit, back to the Father He has callin His reign on Hold For He’ll be coming back He shall be back To march His army of angels He will be...Read More
Categories: analogy, bereavement, confidence, destiny,
Form: Lyric
Lullaby - In Memoriam
She heard if faintly fading into the background; and subconsciously, she's familiar of its presence. Unbeknownst to her she's humming to the melody. The hook plays a recollection. With every repeat, it brings out a memory. Hook: It sang of a happy...Read More
Categories: bereavement, death, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Sacrifice Hardships, however hard they try, Will always be cruel. Down, down, down into the darkness of the hardships, Gently they go - the harsh, the barbarous, the inhumane. How happy is the true atonement! Are you upset by how...Read More
Categories: allegory, bereavement, black love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
April 9th 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa
April 9th, 2021 birthday poem for dearly departed papa Elysian fields embraced dada's soul which rocketed into aerospace (courtesy General Electric satellite) just a tad more'n six months ago, nevertheless melancholy still plucks mine heart strings. Mine psyche still situated awry placid countenance...Read More
Categories: absence, angel, april, bereavement,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Bereavement Poems

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