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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 Member Appalachian Homecoming
You were born here,
Blue Ridge foothills,
spirits of Cherokee in 
Appalachia's olden heart and veins.
Scots-Irish influence of beloved
moonshine of the drinking kind.

Your parents weren't the responsible

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Categories: death, 6th grade, 7th grade,

Premium Member Greenling Elegy - Revision
clouded omens across code

the objective fact of the atmosphere here
starves even the most modest
ambitions of fish outside their home waters

journey of yearning mundane
day-glow gradients of...

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Categories: animal, betrayal, death, extended

Dear Papa
I was not able to write poems for a long time now
And on this dawn my thoughts of you urge me to write one
Papa, ...

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Categories: bereavement, dad, death, poems,

Premium Member International Funeral
God in the gloaming,
splits the violet horizon with lightning.
An assembly of angels of every nation and
they're lifting coffins of great numbers of
war dead-
both military and...

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Categories: death, 7th grade, 8th grade,

Premium Member Jose Mendoza
Jose Mendoza, was a young migrant farmworker,
he was harvesting sweet potatoes on
Barnes Farming property in Spring Hope, 
North Carolina on September 5, 2023.
The temperature was...

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Categories: death, 7th grade, 8th grade,

Time it catches up
To all of us I guess
You can try to avoid it
Or enjoy it like the rest
No matter what you try 
Father time...

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© John Conde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, death of a

To Whom It May Concern
To whom it may concern,
For time will surely tell,
I write to my loved ones
To say that I am well.

I scarcely can recall
A time more I...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funeral, funny,

Premium Member Dreams Coercing Memory
“Dreams Coercing Memory” 

You want cherries jubilee
with a little Krug champagne
but soft custard is just the same
when reality plays its game
by the spoonful
morphine comes 

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Categories: death, family, life, love,

Premium Member Spirit Vessel Elegy
Spirit Vessel Elegy by James Edward Lee Sr. 

Decayed lay the vessel, fill with rot;
Derailed and decomposed;
Tilled embalmed yet corpse not;
Dispose of spirit so rose;

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Categories: death, adventure, allusion, analogy, birth,

Premium Member All That Matters
“All that Matters” 

Heather left us today
lost poetry in music 

there she sits 
with Chopin 
at her piano
playing solitaire
for a short while
to be collected...

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Categories: death, family, loss, love,

It always comes
Just like a friend!!
One with no invitation

Purpose to take
All what the creator 
Has made
Life,to take it has no failure

Have no time
The human end

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Categories: death, abuse, adventure, africa, birth,

Two Sorrows and a Lie
You cannot charm away the grim reapers;
No matter how beautiful your slick tongue
Bathes your bottom lip; to give air lippers
‘til oxygen craves your depleting lung,


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© Bantu West  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, angel, anger, cry, dark,

An Elegy For the Hunted Dove
In a nest of straw, a gentle dove once dwelled,
Seeking peace amidst the urban's frantic maze.
With tireless toil, she fashioned dreams untold,
Her sanctuary rising amidst...

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Categories: death, bird, cry, emotions, england,

Premium Member Vessel Mourning-
Vessel dead, soar away her truest self-did;
Body cold corporately divided the vessel and spirit rise
Alas!  Vessel death tow, we left behind ask and wonder...

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Categories: analogy, anxiety, bereavement, death,

Premium Member Forbidden Fruit
~ Mortality ordained ~...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death,