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Best Ashes To Ashes Poems

Below are the all-time best Ashes To Ashes poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ashes to ashes poems written by PoetrySoup members


Ashes to Ashes
A Beckoning finger glides her flight
tasting the wind,
to gather insight

Lifting her arms tendril-ed to light
drifting in feeling,
is darkness and fright

Soaring to plains,knights had fought
in helmets...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, fantasy
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member ASHES TO ASHES
THE FIRST TIME I SAW VERA…

I saw: A scrawny, wrinkled, little thing with sallow, wrinkled skin, a head of fine white hair that looked like...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, addiction, death,
Form: Narrative
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ashes to ashes, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
After Life
Ashes to ashes,
Dust to dust,

While you were alive,
Who did you trust,

Did you trust the One,
That did so much,

Or were you blinded,
By vanity,the evil touch,

The choice...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Didactic
Praying for a Quick Death
Quickly, 
Quickly, 
Quickly.

You spoke in search of light relief

And hearing your cries for Help

I cried myself to Sleep

On the rotten old couch upstairs 

While Mum...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, cancer, death, slam,
Form: Free verse



Mausoleum
‘Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust’

(No one is going to bust up MY insides,
sew my eyes and mouth shut,
drain my blood and...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, loss, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crackled
_ _ _ _While walking one day in crisp autumn air, 
On the edge of the sidewalk,  I saw it so clearly_ _ _...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, nature,
Form: Free verse
Soul Transporter
What is Love?, but the transporter of the Spirit
Neither Fair or Foul the Truth of it is that we Fear It

When a woman of young...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, allegory, allusion, death, humanity,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Monopoly - Fast Track Equations
“Monopoly - Fast Track Equations”



Razor sharp cut quite clear
He says Trust
She says Fear


Broken glass and hidden things
He says Respect
She says Trust 


Ashes to Ashes
Dust to...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, abuse, for her, for
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Test of Faith 1 with Retort /Conor Jordon/ *D. Guzzi
He's running out of Colour.
                   *eternity eternal...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, faithheart, heart, daffodils, universe,
Form: Free verse
What It's Like to Sing the Blues
I was borne to the winter
Carried into this world with the wind
The snowflakes were my mother
And my father was the hail that ushered in
I've never...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, blue, character, farewell, how
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Read Between The Lines


It was the point of a meaningless moon,
That being dealt life, its absolute gloom,
Vague stars shone hope to reposed past of Earth,
Dusk hath casts a...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, crush, imagery, kiss, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Regeneration
each grain of sand, every molecule
has rested on Earth since time began
raindrops now fall and dampen my hair
once part of waves rushing through mom's hands
...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
The Sky Fell Down
The sky fell down
Then crashed around me
My dreams all drowned
Leaving me empty
My blood ran cold
A poisoned river
White pain took hold
My body shivered 

The sun was...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, emotions,
Form: Lyric
BURIED
What do I say?
On this cherry day
At my own funeral
Where I execute and burry
The Burdon I once carried
Where I let go 
Of the life, I’ve...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, courage, emotions, freedom, goodbye,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Dear God
Dear God,


I'm writing to you on this lonesome night
my heart is shattered and your nowhere in sight,
many of your children have given up
and it seems...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, god, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Looney Balloon
Me and you
And the rest of the crew
Spinning through space
On a looney balloon

Filled to the brim 
With the hot air of man
Knots and screws coming...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, crazy, life, world,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member DOROTHEA THE NUN

veils escape the province of the sea
like sea lions bouncing balls
presenting their accoutrements.

the silken fare, in the center of the square -
everyone sees the princely...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, character, children,
Form: Free verse
God's Labyrinth
God's Labyrinth

A game I play in a race in a maze against no ordinary race.
Where my human mind begins to raise the thoughts in box...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, beauty, faith, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Cineres cineribus, pulverem pulveri
The end of a life
And the last of a line 
None there to mourn her
But the priest and the pallbearers
(and the crows in the trees)
No...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ashes to ashes, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Board Games of our Youth B
Been about seven years
since iv'e seen them 
hanging like burnt grapes
deep in the throat of memory.
Black tie, black pants. black shoes
to go with the black...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, blue, death of a
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Man TS Eliot
Doth it not thrill thee, Poet,
Dead and dust though thy art, 
To feel how I press thy singing 
Close to my heart? 

Dust to dust,...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, dedication, heart, red, dark,
Form: Quatrain
MOTHER EARTH
mother earth,
When would you stop feasting on our bodies
Stop your children and relatives
From killing our children and relations.
Our heart bleed thousand times in horror
At the...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, earth,
Form: Ode
Broken But Surviving

   ...." Broken But Surviving " .....


Inside a body that's broken and torn ,
Living a life that's empty and forlorn,
A daily  battle...

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© Jim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ashes to ashes, anger, anxiety, depression, grief,
Form: Rhyme royal
I Was Built For This
They said my life is worthless, but my net worth is priceless. 
I'm one of the nicest. I've been bless to express my life on...

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Categories: ashes to ashes, beauty, character, courage, identity,
Form: Acrostic