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Best Eulogy Poems

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


Belated elegy and eulogy for sir Abdul Kalam
Professor Abdul Kalam the luminous brilliant star

I pay homage to you from here in Dar

Great brill scientist in the field of Aerospace

A noble man with...

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Categories: eulogy,
Form: Elegy



Premium Member Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: eulogy, birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad
He Doesn't Shhhh Me Anymore
He told me to be quiet each time I tried to speak
knowing I'd obey for he believed I was meek
Months went by and I acquiesced...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE TRIBUTE
Their mere weapon was their forbidden courage, hands barren with  no armaments, no ammunitions, marching towards the proud valley of death, dedication born from...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, faith, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Funeral for a Friend
Shattered glass
Broken promises
Loves untied knots
Black roses weaving in summer winds

We all will die, the days are duly marked
In the book of reaping angels
Who till the...

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Categories: dedication, eulogy, introspection,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Do you remember me
They walk silently along my hallways.
Floors littered with faded finery.
Do you remember my Granduer?
I had once been called the Queen of the sea.
Pulled down to...

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Categories: beauty, bereavement, eulogy, fish,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I Am Broken
Legs that can’t fly
Heart that can’t love
Lips dry
Kisses under go a rye

I am blind
Only seeing within the past lens
Only holding on to memories
That wont last
Your...

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Categories: art, daffodils, death, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Too Brief, The Flame
There lies my heart,
          Quite ragged, torn -
        ...

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, death, eulogy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member THE WHISTLING HAMLET

A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: eulogy, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
Trayvon Brown
Walk with me,

Don't...SHOOT, 
cuz I don't wanna die young, 
I wanna grow old and have 
a daughter or a son, or maybe both, 
to live...

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Categories: eulogy, black african american, community,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eden
-Eden's Ending Eulogy-

Proceed here today, Eden's Ending Eulogy 
Gentle gracious her garden, the guidance 
I can't recall what was with the warm, sincere smile, and...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, beauty, celebration, eulogy,
Form: Alliteration
True Measure of a Man
Ask not how did he die
But how did he live,
Not how did he fall
But how did he rise;

Ask not what did he gain
But what did...

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Categories: eulogy,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member THE RINGING SEA
Was privileged to have sedentary on the seashore in seraphic poetic submersion;
the ringing sounds from the distant horizon made me entirely lost in my speculation;
when...

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Categories: eulogy, appreciation, beach, blue, character,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I Love Guns
I love Guns


Guns make us safe
Guns are rights and freedoms
The more guns, the more freedoms we shall bear
Every man woman and child should be armed
So...

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Categories: america, angst, death, eulogy,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member He Took His Last Breath
Sonny Doyal Roper

October 14, 1943 - August 29, 2018

This poem was written by my husband last month for Victor Carmel Buhagiar with also a rosary...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eulogy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Measure for Measure
An eye for an eye
Soon the world was blind
A place full of misery 
Not one person was kind

People chose to get even
They believed in blow...

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Categories: corruption, earth, eulogy, pride,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Tell Her
Life is but a fleeting mist.
What is now, will soon be missed.
Seize the moment, say in words:
God’s greatest to you, was her.

Days of ordinary passing,
Too...

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© Tom Valles  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eulogy, appreciation, bereavement, blessing, death,
Form: Couplet
My Rock and Roll Friend - Gone
    They broke the news 
to me today 
    That my friend - who loved rock and roll 
...

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Categories: eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Epitaph for George - A Lethal Wind
EPITAPH - A LETHAL WIND

Here lies George, the sad deceased

Victim of flatulence released

The result: he would expire

Stood before an open fire


Geoffrey Brewer
15 Sept 2018...

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Categories: death, eulogy,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member THE OBITURARY OF THE UNITED STATES
Lower the flags to half mast,
America the Beautiful has been gutted,
Its word emptied of all meaning,
There is no jubilant throng singing,
“Glory, glory Hallelujah!”
Our nation’s heroes...

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Categories: eulogy, obituary, patriotic, political,
Form: Free verse
I'm my Daddy Made Over
Dedicated to my Dad Jerry W. Niday 3/20/1952 - 6/18/2013


I am who I am because of him
He’s the reason for my son’s name
He gave me...

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Categories: eulogy, absence, angst, cancer, change,
Form: Marsiya
We Lost More Than a Dad
We lost more than just a Dad that day
We lost half of how we came to be
We lost we four girls first love
We lost our...

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Categories: eulogy, absence, angst, best friend,
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BROOK
You've visited me after a long time:"Remember; once, I was brimming with might?"
 Named babbling brook, revered as a singing deity, how blissful was my...

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Categories: eulogy, care, caregiving, change, creation,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Lament Of My Life
Lament of My Life Contest
Sponsor: Casarah Nance
 

~My Bereaving Eulogy~ 


Time seemed to pass so much faster than I expected,
All the love, loss, passion and...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, blessing, death, eulogy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member LIGHTS OUT
Lights Out

One hundred years on and still the shout
“Everyone put your lights out”
Just for an hour from 10 to 11
And remember all those souls in...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, conflict, eulogy,
Form: Elegy