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Burial Poems - Poems about Burial

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Premium Member Spooky Duppy
...hing to cry about They did not know yet what she had decreed in her last testimony made them wait for after the burial to prolong avarice and suspense and delayed the opening of her will until one of them killed off the rest C......Read More
Categories: burial, confidence,
Form: Free verse



The Midwife pg4 continue of Tater and Junebug
... In the Autumn equinox, she placed the tiny form in the simple wooden box. She watched them perform their antiquated burial tradition, and then she returned to the loose gray dirt. She then headed home with a secret beneath her skirt.......Read More
Categories: burial, pain,
Form: Narrative
A STORY OF TIME
...I can’t tell My village has been burnt and all that is left are the ashes of my grand parents Am now acquainted to burial ceremonies than weeding Months mind than naming ceremonies I can’t even get there soon enough the roads are bad......Read More
Categories: burial, absence, africa, analogy, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blood Test
...s as a potato chip. Before you leave, heed my advice: See a lawyer and make a will stipulating the manner of your burial, then – and, please, don’t lag for time – rush to a mortician, he'll order you a body bag like any other pota......Read More
Categories: burial, humor,
Form: Light Verse
At Trickling's End
... As winter brings shortened light, as famine delivers harvest blight So does violence yield premature burial gain, scarlet tears of Noah’s premonition rain Crimson tidal force, deluge of cursed, wolf bane rage Crescent......Read More
Categories: burial, allusion, imagery, metaphor, visionary,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member AM I MY BROTHERs KEEPER
...ose is the flavor of the day obey the almighty parade of fame and fortune the “sacrifices” don’t even warrant a burial plot 1/24/2021 Then the Lord said to Cain, Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I ......Read More
Categories: burial, abortion,
Form: Free verse
Insulting rhyme pt3
.... I owe sht either. Let's make that very clear. Roses are red violets are blue My home is not my(scorpio) sister Burial ground. So fck off please. To her worshipers/friends. Roses are red violets are blue I am not pinocchio (my......Read More
Categories: burial, rude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reality
...t keep him alive, Let's face it, he is DEAD. I know it's not much fun. Hell, the sun can only do so much. A quick burial is what he needs - Get a grip, man, you're out of touch, Don't keep prattling on about "seeds!" What was he - ......Read More
Categories: burial, death, fun, funeral, war,
Form: Light Verse
Scent of Death
...e dug into earth & the smells of her demise mixed her love with his mirth 'Fore the pallid moon had brightened up the burial grounds Her figure had been placed on the most sacred of mounds  She smelled like death! Her maggot skin &......Read More
Categories: burial, allusion, bereavement, heart, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BELIEVE IT OR NOT
... Ripley’s 2021 - raven atop the burial of masks 12/29/2020 I. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary… ......Read More
Categories: burial, angst, bird, metaphor, world,
Form: Monoku
Tess of the D Urbervilles - A Series of Cinquains
...uel men beyond her own control. Emotional wounds left open, heart wide. IV Mother, black in mourning, sought a burial, small, in desperation. Cold, bleak, stone. Grieving. V Stoic. Astute. Selfless. Forgiving. Gentle. Bold.......Read More
Categories: burial, baby, bereavement,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Uncle Arthur
...‘She’s on again - the annual campin’ trip regatta, and we’ve got ourselves together for our plans to Wonnangatta. Th......Read More
Categories: burial, humor,
Form: Rhyme
After Every Next Day
...ing in a murky bog That a life of liberty is like an Exodus cloud moving from pyramid underground task, premature burial bent To a Promise Land, no questions asked ‘bout the dog wags sent Can’t get caught up in wistful thinking......Read More
Categories: burial, feelings, freedom, future, visionary,
Form: Narrative
God's acre
...Darkness envelops like giant wings Heart thumping eyes unfocused, Hearing nothing silent as a graveyard, Under a mis......Read More
Categories: burial, dark, death, grave, memorial,
Form: Free verse
From the Vicissitudes
...it stunk on the people's nostrils, In that I know I have been to a place. Does the dead not walk? I stood up from my burial mat, throttled on my right limb and staggered, I throttled on my left and fell, Just like in the space, The al......Read More
Categories: burial, adventure, africa, anxiety, dream,
Form: Free verse

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