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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


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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Lest we Forget the Horses
When the world practises Tao,
horses fertilize the fields.
When the world ignores Tao,
horses are bred for war.
The Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu 

 Lest We...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, freedom, history,

OK
There's no light in my eyes
faded for so long, i cannot see the hope
that was once there long ago.
as these tears fall, all i can...

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Categories: eulogy, analogy, angst, bereavement, conflict,

I Slipped on a Teardrop
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I slipped on a teardrop and landed in a laugh...

Who knew my tragic ending would have a happy half?

Please chuckle at my funeral and make...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funny,

Premium Member Moving On
All around me
Beautiful words flicker
Candle flame bright
Dancing on the tip of a wick
Encompasing me in a soft glow

Forever cascades past yesterday
Gathering my thoughts
Hope drips eternal
I...

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Categories: appreciation, devotion, eulogy,

Premium Member 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,

I Am So Tired
I am tired of counting the red dwarf stars in the Milky Way.
I am tired of counting the 7 years of grain in Pharaoh's silos.
I...

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© Beryl Dov  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eulogy, bereavement, dark, death, depression,

Under the Tall Trees
Of dust, of dirt;
suspended, lost, remarkable.

Of no merit;
forgotten, under the tall trees.

And bury him;
No accurate history serves.

Under cross;
buried in sand,
buried in dirt.

His face will carry...

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Categories: absence, death, eulogy, farewell,

YOU NEVER DIED
O Leader!, O Saviour! , O Braveheart!
Words went so sparse, in your praise
To Thank You, paint you an emblazon.
Galvanised is the nations skeleton now
We dare...

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Categories: bereavement, eulogy, obituary, tribute,

Skeleton
The skeleton

On the day you were born
I have bestowed upon you
We will spend together a lifetime
Without me inside you compare to glue
Like the cockroach who...

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Categories: adventure, angel, deep, eulogy,