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Elegy Death Poems

These Elegy Death poems are examples of Death poems about Elegy. These are the best examples of Death Elegy poems written by international poets.


Alan Kurdi by Muhammad Amin
Alan Kurdi lies on the beach
Like autumn’s fallen leaf
Seagulls soar in the sky
Singing a song of grief

His eyes are bright pools
Swimming in the deep
Are forgotten...

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Categories: death, 5th grade, beach, child,

In Memoriam, Jones Fantastic Museum by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Jones, Jones, where are your bones? 
I'd like to hear again your moans, your groans, 
underneath loathed graveyard stones, 
all with weird sepulchral tones, 
me...

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Categories: death of a friend,



Bee And Flower by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Bee comes, drinks honey 
                    ...

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Categories: death, life,

42 Days of Sadness by Yvette Dignos
Daybreak
The time when I ran and you chase
You always find me
I cry unto you. Holds me

Daybreak
This time I run to chase you
I will never find...

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Categories: bereavement, death, depression, heartbreak,

A Random Felo De Se by Yvette Dignos
I'm in a relationship with myself
Walking alone on a ticking clock
Improvising only to disappoint
Existing to be invisible.

People who came and left
Took a piece of me
I...

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Categories: death, depression, loneliness, lost

It Reeks Of by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Backdoor sound byte diarrhea hurls
Sticky tongue bowel overflow
Little green froggies say the Apollo man from Mars
ain’t gonna fighter plane land
in a nuclear day or so

Sphincter...

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Categories: dark, death, imagery, visionary,

elegy to calafia, part 2 by Josephine CK
dear Calafia,
i saw you then
whirling around the house with
a face painted with Dior and MAC
a dress of carmine and ruby
a suitcase crammed full of clothes
walking...

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Categories: death, loss, remember,

elegy to calafia, part 1 by Josephine CK
dear Calafia,
i saw you on the day you died
standing on that cliff with
fire in your hair, wind blowing it back
standing on that cliff with
not a...

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Categories: break up, death, future,

Tom Mboya Ndiege by Felix Abonyo
Tom Mboya, son of Ndiege
From the craggy islands of Rusinga
--the craddle of his progenitors
He sprouts like avens in the loamy knoll
And out to the urbs...

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Categories: death, dedication, freedom,

The Missing Goodbye by Yvette Dignos
The crowd was once you and me
Sitting across while procrastinating
It used to be two seats taken
Now I’m only taking one
Because forever you are gone

I could...

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Categories: death, goodbye, heartbreak, loneliness,

Goodbye Kristofer by Yvette Dignos
I’d like to imagine you as one of the birds
Chirping through my window
Trying to wake me from my sleep

Id like to feel you like the...

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Categories: boyfriend, death, goodbye, i

Splat Splatter by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Your red light betters consider you a black bug
on the windshield of life

That freedom flight of fancy smushed condition,
it don’t spotted glass much matter

Just another...

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Categories: dark, death, perspective, truth,

Amber by Carolyn Fish
I heard your laugh come through my voice today,
I'm sure that means you were right by my side,
It was four short years back just yesterday,
The...

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Categories: death of a friend,

WHEN WILL MURDEROUS SPREES END by matthew harris
WHEN WILL MURDEROUS SPREES END???

An unprovoked angry, bloody,
     and deadly war zone
     on an unprovoked whim
dispassionately, indiscriminately,
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Categories: death, 12th grade, america, anxiety,

The Elegy of My Emptiness by Shouta Aizawa
Death is not a thing I like to think of
But death is a thing, like anything in this world, but it's not something we love
Now,...

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Categories: death, emotions, fate,

untitled by Jaz Han
I can’t ever know what flowers they gave her,
on that brittle coffin,
Because those flowers belonged in the garden she made,
(That after they let grow wild...

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Categories: death, eulogy, flower, funeral,

Premium MemberHe Was Forever Young by Caren Krutsinger
He was forever young.
Forever doing silly stuff.
Forever getting lit.
Forever drinking himself to death.
He was thirty-seven, but forever five.
Best things they could think to say.
Everyone smiling...

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Categories: death,

Another Angel by Juanita Oosthuizen
Beneath a comfortless, cold moon,
a rose was pluck too soon  -
Perhaps it’s not so:
	for he is now living,
	and we are dying…
God only collected another...

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Categories: death, goodbye, grief, loss,

Triggernomics by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Lot of money being made in death sales,
plenty pints of iron-copper deposits
Body bags coin-wrapped
are rolling out of the blood bank sin-ters
to the holey pocket hospitals

Everybody...

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Categories: death, metaphor, truth, visionary,

Premium MemberElegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Ram R. V.
Hullo, folks!
Do you hear me?
You didn’t hear me when I was dying.
At least hear me now, when I’m dead and buried.
I am, as you know,...

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Categories: 9th grade, death, grief,