Summer Bereavement Poems

These Summer Bereavement poems are examples of Bereavement poems about Summer. These are the best examples of Bereavement Summer poems written by international poets.


Blue is by Kim Hyde
Blue is..

Blue is summer in August
so thick the heat is 
An army blanket 
Suffocating the sky in its dirty wool

Blue were my father’s eyes
With that...

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Categories: bereavement, color, death, death

Bread by Lukas andrew
This bread I break was once the oat, 
This wine upon a foreign tree 
Plunged in its fruit; 
Man in the day or wine at...

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Categories: bereavement, 7th grade , addiction, analogy,



Gnomon by Julian Scutts
So I now come to that same blessed mound, 
witness of much that memory still holds dear. 
Though now these fields grey-sullen clouds make drear,...

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Categories: bereavement, memory, time,

Winter Rain by Plamen Sivov
Oh, how this winter rain would glide along,
descending down the landscape’s bristly curves…
It’s waiting just for our “Come on!”,
but simply, no one’s there to say...

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Categories: bereavement, christian, nature, rain,

Under the Oak by Edward Schmitz
Her nails were as red as a new born babe
Her eyes blue like the summer sky
We used to picnic under the great oak's shade
Him, my...

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Categories: bereavement, family, memory, missing

I still feel you by Scharlie Meeuws
I still feel you in the summer meadows 
we walked, 
and in thoughts that shape 
prayers without words. 

I watched you 
staggering, panting, 
exulting. 
You...

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Categories: bereavement,

Diana at the Ides of August, Part One by Gary Onderisin
"Jesus said, 'Whoever finds the world and becomes rich, let him renounce the
world.'"

   --- The gnostic Gospel of Thomas, Saying 110

"Jesus said, 'If...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, betrayal, faith,

Morning Like Evenig by DM Babbit
Morning like evening gallows
 casts eerie ominous shadows
 slip sliding deep in the hallows
 in along the walkway shallows.;
Inching in an out
 below the overhangs...

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Categories: bereavement, earth, environment, hurt,

Death Overtakes You by Maryanne Dunne

Death Overtakes You
 
Death overtakes you like a summer storm.
 
Suddenly,
It’s upon you.
 
Darkness covers your world...
 
Fear grips you. 
Consumes you.

 
The lightning appears.
It...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, bereavement, death,

Premium MemberSummer Rain by Gregory R Barden
I wade into the surf and stand alone

Enfolding in my arms, the dust of You

I hear the raving wind lament and moan

As if the summer...

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Categories: bereavement, goodbye, soulmate, storm,

Premium MemberWet Leaves of Summer by Frederic Parker
Wet leaves of summer
where death crept, silent and slow
And our palm held tears fell down

Covering each leaf
staining them with our sadness
the cold winds blow them...

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Categories: bereavement, lost love,

Recorded Emotions by curtis johnson
With me, there were word sounds and expressions of grief upon being informed of the passing of a sibling.  Each one's passing ignited a...

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Categories: anxiety, bereavement, brother, death,

Spirit Passing by Buddy Black
Spirit Passing

Even in the bitter of the darkest winter
When our hearts feel cold as river stones,
And our tears are but ice fields,
When we feel certain...

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Categories: bereavement, celebration, destiny, encouraging,

Phantom Love by John Beam
Was it the love phantom to ease my pain                ...

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Categories: bereavement, confusion, destiny, dream,

The Flame of Love by Barbara Brewin
THE FLAME OF LOVE

I am the flame lit especially my darling for you
I see tears falling softly like petals when summer is through
Its light flickers...

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Categories: bereavement, loss, love,

Cold Fire by Ishwari Mallick
The first monsoon has drenched
My backyard wall
A droplet trickles through;
As it trickles through, 
My insides burn for you

Your cackle resounds-
Pitter Patter all day long
The roof,...

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Categories: bereavement, i miss you,

Think of Me by Barbara Campbell
Think of me, for I was here
I ran, I jumped, lived life, no fear
I never liked to go to school
That didn’t mean I was any...

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Categories: bereavement, death, goodbye, grief,

She could not stay, my friend by Julie Medhurst
                    She could not stay, my...

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Categories: bereavement, grief, lost love,

Premium MemberFROM THIS LAMENT by nette onclaud


Midnight breezes echo a snuffed demise    from this lament ,
While time hangs amidst moments on pale skies from this lament.

A  lone...

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Categories: bereavement, child, loneliness,

Premium MemberDust by tammy swank
I need nothing 
But the red setting sun
And to rest easy in the palm of night
With the prairie’s cool arms around me.
I came in on...

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Categories: america, bereavement, old, time,