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Burial Poems - Poems about Burial

Burial Poems - Examples of all types of poems about burial to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for burial.
Premium Member Very Punny
... Here's a giggle are you ready for this Better sit down I'd say Why do psychics ask for your name Maybe it's a game they play Gotta tell ya, gonna live forever But still got a ways to go ......Read More
Categories: burial, fun,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A place after death
...Death is mysterious A place after death unintelligible Buying a place in the cemetery is expensive Someone pays sixty thousands To buy a place in heaven Must be cheated While many people are s......Read More
Categories: burial, death, life, love, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MILDRED MCBRECK
...Here lie the remains of Mildred McBreck She perished in a horrible car wreck Seems her breaks failed on a curve Sending her into an uncontrollable swerve And that was the last of Mildr......Read More
Categories: burial, death, grave,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member The Disenchanted Grouch
... Humans don’t impress me, not a jot, what they claim to be they’re often not. Mostly H2O, a mix of minerals, they dry and turn to dust soon after burial.......Read More
Categories: burial, dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Burial of His Father
... The cold damp day seemed so awry as rain was falling from the sky; the thoughts within his mind distraught with memories of times gone by. His hopeful dreams were filled with fraught as reas......Read More
Categories: burial, death, father, funeral,
Form: Rubaiyat



A Ukrainian Mother Cries Out
...Picture in your mind, a 70 year old mother and grandmother, hitchhiking from her village into a war shattered town of Bucha, desperately looking for her sons dead body. Wanting to bring his body home......Read More
Categories: burial, farewell, grave, heartbroken, heaven,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Weasel - Nursery Rhyme
... Weasel was wiser than a coonhound She weighed one pound, a foxhound Traveled the campground and playground Searched the fairground and all around A sleuthhound, she would turnarou......Read More
Categories: burial, child, childhood, children, nursery
Form: Rhyme
Fire On The River
...The boat rocks gently under a reddening sun, is it wrong to wish for a Viking burial, to ponder a last journey West into the dying light? I could rest my soul here in this skiff on this one lo......Read More
Categories: burial, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Strange Feeling
... I tell you, it was a most memorable day; ......Read More
Categories: burial, change, pain,
Form: Narrative
AURA of QUIETUS
...A bouquet of the vestiges of our gall An aroma that we all parade With an essence we can't abate One day it shall encompass us all For we are inevitable to the fall And that sinewy scent gives u......Read More
Categories: burial, bereavement, dark, death,
Form: Rhyme
BESIDE YOUR GRAVE, I WAIT
... ©Francis Maugo I understand we'll never return. Behind my warmth, I'm stacked up with shame. To me it's become so obviously. These jumping in contemplations Have begun to crowd. What did I......Read More
Categories: burial, anger, betrayal, black love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Solarity
... Harbinger of dreams pillars of Infinity shadows hide twin elms paths lead to burial isles crash upon your shield......Read More
Categories: burial, adventure, age, allusion, angst,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member COVID-19 Got To Go
...Covid-19 got to go I am tired of this fiasco I am sick of this virus In life, there is enough risk This deadly Coronavirus Got to go. I want peace Sanity and great health Everywhere. Wealth I......Read More
Categories: burial, cancer, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
It starts with you
... Who cares when one cries? Who cares when one dies? Corpses are found scattered all around; The earth is turned into a burial ground. Pretend not to be dumb; And your body has gone numb. If ......Read More
Categories: burial, together,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beside This Stream
...Beside this stream let my soul rest My epitaph: He did his best Roses adorn my cenotaph, Sweet vines growing along the path All these things meeting my behest. Sweet chiming from the steeple......Read More
Categories: burial, memorial, places,
Form: Rondeau

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