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Elegy Death Poems

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Premium MemberAmber 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,

and suddenly not being by Robert Lawson
I
The form we take
In the shape of a life
From trumpet birth blasts
To the final shadow sighs
The faithful leap
From a Dayton hill
To silver supersonic flight
A mountain...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Echoes in a Dirge by Joseph Jeremiah Naye
They are all gone, long gone,
Crossed beyond the great
 Rubicon
Yet echoes of their names comes
 and goes like a beacon.

Imagination playing on my senses
I am...

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Categories: allusion, conflict, death,

Siren Cryin' by Freddie Robinson Jr.

She was Shreveport sitting on the front porch
that warm February Louisiana evening
When the cold, shrill code blue    siren news
slowly,   solemnly...

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Categories: bereavement, death, pain, sorrow,

Snuff by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Nicotine paid 
by the experimental hour
Diseased lungs’ biopsy displayed
never made 
this lab rat’s attitude 
turn breath analyzer sour

Snuff was a lemon grass puff charmer,
in pursuit
of...

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Categories: allegory, character, death, wisdom,

Slow 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,

Up 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,

Distress 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,