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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.


Premium MemberSlow Death Dissolution by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When the repellant acid rain came,
the silica image gloomed darkly
into sobbing disintegration

Embers of flickering hope
smouldered deep in the heart of despair
Passion dying to be re-ignited,
only...

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Categories: allusion, death, sad love,

How can it be by Eric Erb
Eighteen yellow roses arrived today
The forth of September, with walnut tree
leaves Falling like snow, twirling to the ground
Nineteen years ago Rose arrived that may
The eighth of...

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Categories: death, absence,



Premium MemberHow Can You Not Be Yet Among Us by William Masonis
How Can You Not Be Yet Among Us?

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, change, death,

Premium MemberThe Father I Lost by Jesse Rowe
Memories felt after so long repressed
Now burn like a fire inside of my chest 
They flow now as ink from the tip of my tongue...

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Categories: death, father, loss,

Premium MemberUp In Flames by Freddie Robinson Jr.

My daughter heard
a Decent Cool-lio smart phone stranger
(with an African sounding name)
give a four fifty one Fahrenheit warning
Some said: the fellow was loco insane
Others said,...

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Categories: dark, death, truth, wisdom,

Death of my brother by Ed Farolan
Life is fleeting, they say;
Here now, gone tomorrow,
As the adage goes.

In the blink of an eye, you're born;
In other blink, you die.

Are we reborn afterwards?
Do...

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Categories: death, bereavement, brother, confidence, courage,

Premium MemberDistress Message by Freddie Robinson Jr.

An empty tear bottle,
and a wine glass overflowing
with grief

Problem dissolving tablets,
disappearing        permanently

Scarlet lipstick note 
smeared 
on the bathroom...

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Categories: death, depression, love hurts,

Premium MemberThe Kindest Man, New In Town by Caren Krutsinger
He was the kindest man, with newfangled, unusual ways of doing things.
He had a good heart, but was avoided by the townies.
Died at thirty-eight, probably...

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Categories: death,

Claire Wineland by matthew harris
(whose video powerfully, profoundly, and
positively affected this southeastern residing 
Pennsylvania papa)! 

Afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis since her birth
contagious exuberance, gung-ho,
     infectious...

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Categories: death, 12th grade, 9th grade,

Premium MemberHer Name Was Duno by Caren Krutsinger
Her name was Duno. She was seventy, young-at-heart, and hilarious.

We were co-Sunday School teachers, and the best of pals. I was twenty-three.

Fast-hurting-cancer smacked her around...

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Categories: death, death of a

Premium MemberHer Name Was Nancy by Caren Krutsinger
Her name was Nancy, I have not heard her laugh in thirty-eight years. She was 42.

We moms all said, “you will beat this;” we were...

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Categories: cancer, death, death of

Premium MemberMurmuring and Muttering by Freddie Robinson Jr.

M and M ...
bitter chocolate Exodus groaning
Desert vile hope
melting in the fetter-free hands
Wilderness wandering lust ... Egyptian longing
Some wanting to shortly shackle return
to the chains...

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Categories: death, religious, sin, wisdom,

My Friend The Warrior by curtis johnson
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Categories: death, death of a

Premium MemberWAS THAT YOU by Danielle Brunelle
My dog began barking at the air
I began to ask myself 
Was it you? Were you there ?

I thought I heard your voice in my...

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Categories: brother, death, death of

Premium MemberGoodbye by Danielle Brunelle
There are so many things I wish I had said 
Regrets which haunt me 
And play inside my head

It feels as if time has been...

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Categories: blue, brother, death, death

OLAYEMI by olorunleke olorode
Raise my hand beyond your prowess, 
A beautiful harmstrong of the running hill. 
In a watch I saw him coming to trespass, 
Of which his...

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Categories: best friend, death, fate,

Premium MemberElegy by David Hart
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Categories: death, appreciation, black african american,

Premium MemberLand of the Gun by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Living in dark days 
of the last generation of Noah
Evil beast animals now rule the Earth
Peaceful human beings
are perpetual moving ark targets
In constant danger from...

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Categories: death, truth, violence, visionary,

I know this heartbreak by fauxcroft wade
How many times can your heartbreak

How many times must I feel this ache, 

Like an old friend we are well acquainted

Leaving big holes in my...

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Categories: death, farewell, i miss

Pompeii by fauxcroft wade
Tragic is the end of Pompeii

Incarcerated in molten graves

The once thriving elitist lifestyle ended

Now in quietude they lay

And the culture that they created swept away

All...

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Categories: death, eulogy, remember, sad,