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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
Premium Member 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

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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 When doves cry
the sky scatters tear-seeds -
diamond-hard shards of stars
that jewel his dark water-tomb with crystals of light.

The clouds are floating feathers.
Now what hand will seize
this weeping...

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Categories: eulogy,
Form: Free verse
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,

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;

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Categories: eulogy, appreciation, beach, blue, character,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Lost My Song
When in this life I felt down
You were the one that was around

Maybe it was the way you held my hand
I knew in my heart...

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Categories: eulogy, absence, age, angel, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
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

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Categories: america, angst, death, eulogy,
Form: Political Verse
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,

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© Tom Valles  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eulogy, appreciation, bereavement, blessing, death,
Form: Couplet
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
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

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 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 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
Premium Member Evergreens
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A sphere of sheer dynamism
from dawning till day is downed
There are no finer...

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Categories: community, eulogy, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Titanic--Fare Thee Well Contest--Queen of the Seas
Within the dungeon of the deep
there sleeps the queen of all the seas,
who swung assurance at the sweep
of ghostly peril on the breeze,
and dared the...

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Categories: eulogy, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
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