Best Elegiac Lyric Poems
Below are the all-time best Elegiac Lyric poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of elegiac lyric poems written by PoetrySoup members
My Father, My Dad
appreciation, dad, father, love,
My voice is weak, my hand falters
As I attempt to speak of my Father.
Each night sleep takes me, then truth awakes me –
My Dad is...
AN ELEGY FOR A NEW BORN
absence, anxiety, grief, loss,
In the world of all comforts,
In the world of absolute care and affection,
In the world of motherhood.
Ten months I was basking, in my mother's...
Death - Not My Child
Inspired by and written for my heart, my smile, my son named Kyle
A kaleidoscope’s blossoms are not as awesome
as my child at every turn; watching...
daughter, father, war,
Leaving for a year
To nightmare and fear
He came to say goodbye
Or at least to try.
I did not speak,
Didn’t open my eyes,
An unknown fear
Had me paralyzed.
Pygmy Forest Song
death, farewell, goodbye, grief,
I lost you out there.
You never came on home.
I called for you and I called to you,
but you never came on home.
I lost you out...
Requiem for a Seahorse
On a sultry, sizzling July day
I swear it happened just this way
In a tidal pool, a lifeless seahorse lay
He’d not galloped to meet his fate
fate, humanity, metaphor,
They have command on me
my posture has been so
since birth and even now
a grown up, no change
The back has followed
the legs are going there
These little ones
children, satire, song,
These little children seen around
Have something in them mysterious
That thing adult cannot understand
‘Cause they are too child-like to impress
These little children play and conflict
Didn't Mean To
art, heartbroken, lost love,
It was a heartfelt indulge of an act
The night like knights we lighted
Like a king yah served my want
Like a deal we moved on and...
The Statue of Liberty
celebrity, creation, usa,
(for my personal twist read the last stanza];)
Stands tall and hovering this great green landmark lady
The world's most famous gift and token
Requim for UN
United Nations, United Nations
What an oxymoron!
What an oxymoron!!
The platitude goes-
‘United we stand’
In the UN,
How erect we stand!
How erect we stand!!
We are homo erectus
GUNS AND ROSES
death, grief, tribute,
GUNS AND ROSES
Another rain of bullets in the dead of winter.
A terrorist runs through like an Olympic sprinter.
Another candlelight vigil glows from the steeple.
DESIGN OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
What would twice be without; the moon and the sun
The men and the women; that brought creation to the earth
The sun and the flowers; that...
Nod to Dylan Thomas
death, deep, flower, light,
Do not go gentle into that good night
of blight, decay, and disease;
rage, rage against the dying of the light—please!
With all of your might
abuse, anger, black african
January twelfth two thousand and ten
witnessed near annihilation and destruction
of the Haitian nation
whereby countless/ nameless individuals
history, islamic, remembrance day,
(Every year in the lunar month of Muharram we Shia Muslims commemorate the brutal martyrdom of the grandson of our Holy prophet Muhammed (s.a.w) and...
Life is Knife
bereavement, death, emotions, life,
Life brings knife to our dreams
Injecting us with pains and dooms
For in it resides sorrows
Enclosing us in death rows.
In sadness we curse the day thou...
I Miss Them All
emotions, feelings, i miss
The laughter, cheerfulness and playfulness,
I miss them all.
The smiles, tenderness and that hot shapely body,
I miss them all.
The time spent, emotions shared and experiences created,
death, father, girlfriend, heaven,
*Ethan T. Frye
*Died at age 15.
*Place of death Grand junction,IA.
*Place when died at NBA's Final.
*Cause of death when leaving got in car wreck...
I am not a moron
absence, emotions, feelings, for
Now, When I turn back
The depth of my love for you.
It was easy to bid bye
But it’s difficult to endure with a sigh
An Empty Vase
courage, death, love, memory,
An empty vase on the counter,
reminds you of the beautiful lilies that bloomed one summer...
Time quickly passed and the petals began to wilt...
Theory Of Us
humanity, philosophy, truth,
The theory of us, the collective
Amid this climate as thus, suggestive
The passion, the fire, our intuitive desire
Becoming more, undoubtedly, known assure
Glimpses of your inner...
death, faith, loss, rights,
addiction, cheer up, confusion,
emotion was fake.
No smiles or frowns,
with nothing at stake.
Living worry free.
But to what degree?
we didn't feel pain.
A bite from a bee,
with no harm...
cancer, child, death, emotions,
A dusky sky becomes night as I lay here in bed. The
thoughts are Endless, as they run through my head.
I dream of sweeter days, oh,...