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Best Dead Poems

Below are the all-time best Dead poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of dead poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Cinder Girl
An ember sparked will softly glow,
and fed by fuel, will grow and grow.
I once was cinder, sparked by you,
first timid. . . till the flames...

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Categories: dead,



A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: dead, break up, celebration, devotion,

A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: dead, introspection, drug,

Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: dead, body, death, history, lonely,

Love Poem 29
Every day, I fall in love with something new,
while maintaining the love I have already found.

I fall in love with scars, wrinkles,
clichés, and repetition; I...

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Categories: dead, daffodils, life, love, passion,

Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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Categories: dead, anger, death, horror, humorous,

Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: dead, death, love, sorrow,

The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: dead, beauty, death, deep, emo,

Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: dead, angel, beauty, love,

Letting Go
"Letting Go!"

Behind that garden rail;
Where worms, squirm and roam,
They dig into every worst part of my day.
I feel them crawling, making my hide their home.
They...

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Categories: dead, depression, emotions, pain,

For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: dead, lost love, love, love

PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: dead, anger, bullying, cancer, death

Premium Member The End
The End

Seeing through these cold dead eyes now,
This world looks much different.

The scars of one’s life entire,
Appear now for all to see.

What once meant everything,
Really...

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Categories: dead, change, death, god, heaven,

Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: dead, death,

Premium Member In Strangler's Wood - tanka version
At a dead man’s throat

lies the rain drenched woolen scarf

that stifled his screams.

Cold Winds howl through decayed trees -

witnesses in the shadows.



...

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Categories: dead, autumn, mystery, rain,

SNOW GLOBE
Welcome to my ----- life
A beautiful broken aura
             Unsettled flakes
   ...

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Categories: dead, confusion, death, dream, future,

A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: dead, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,

Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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Categories: dead, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom,

Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: dead, body, death, fantasy, kiss,

Premium Member Magic Beans




Our first awareness
      falling through time
      through blood-rain, pure white snow, green vegetation 
 ...

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Categories: dead, adventure, chocolate, love, peace,

Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: dead, passion, places,

Premium Member An Eulogy Of Sorts, That, Hopefully, Lends Itself To Daver
Do not vainly look in those remote
Places,
That, once, were acquainted with a 
Small part of me;         ...

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Categories: dead, appreciation,

Premium Member Secret of the Mortician
The Secret of the Mortician

Dead, but I got eyes
Prepares my body at the morgue
Opens the chest
Drains the blood from its nudity
Admires my body before it...

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Categories: dead, corruption, dark, death, funeral,

Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: dead, angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy,

Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: dead, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism,