Funeral Death Poems

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


Funeral Pyre by Paul Warren
Slow burning funeral pyre
Whose flame burns with desire
Smoke clouds obscuring the sky high
Things I left as I was too shy

What remains for me in the...

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Categories: death, life, lost love,

Im sorry by Carly Davies
Im sorry that im gone, 
And nothing is the same,
Im sorry all your left with,
Is a grave that bears my name.

Im sorry the road claimed...

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Categories: absence, death, dedication, deep,



The Fear by Ashley Domenech
7/19/2019
This darkness is all I know, 
a widow's wardrobe of funeral clothes.
It hangs curtained under my eyes, 
the seed inside me grows allowing the little...

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Categories: death, fear, god, introspection,

Journey to the Afterlife - in Blue by Pandita Sanchez
Journey to the Afterlife - in Blue

The funeral barge of zaffre and gold sails 
as sunlight reflects like ultramarine diamonds
on River Nile. In the shade...

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Categories: blue, death,

Premium MemberA Winters Funeral by Tom Cunningham
The church of Saint Ann is by the river
Fifty sad mourners standing at its gate
A cold December chill made them shiver
Ice on the roads caused...

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Categories: death, farewell, funeral, winter,

The Cape of Death by Marcel Jones
Rose petals fall slowly behind the cape of death
Approaching our side our cheek she would caress

Fear not the separation of body and the soul
Whether it...

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Categories: age, death, deep, destiny,

haiku by Jack Webster
the skin on the floor
does not lumber down the hill
blackberries ripen


July 5, 2018...

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Categories: angst, animal, death, environment,

Under my Bed by Darrell Hoover
Daddy there's a monster under my bed! 
No... Silly girl...
You have been misled...
But daddy I hear it breathing!
I know it's real!
Dear, you know your cries...

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Categories: anger, angst, bereavement, death,

Old Wise Fairy Door by Robin Carretti
Everything we touch makes sense
Taking your last breath new but
painful she was the older
 person giving birth

Knock at the door holiday
 wreath birth a breath
Was...

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Categories: death, age, change, environment, funeral,

Premium MemberThe Sagacity of Life by Laura Loo
For I am departing tomorrow and the sun shall gleam, 
the eventide shall ascend and the moon shall beam.
Forget me not when I wither away,...

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Categories: death, inspiration, life,

Premium MemberUnfair Death by Caren Krutsinger
Death is fast.
Severe
mean
unkind
Ruins our sense of well being

Throws us up in the air
slams us into walls
Throwing unbidden
feelings at us,

emotions which
we cannot name
There is no name
furious
unfair
unkind
severe
death...

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Categories: death, death of a

Towering Inferno by denis bruce
There stands a blackened tower
Shrouded in a ghostly white
The tomb of seventy two
From a day that drags on hour by dreadful hour
As we reflect upon...

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Categories: bereavement, death, fire, grief,

memorial service by jan hansen
 Local Memorial Service

Outside the funeral agency two employees
dressed for their job, stood smoking, by the pavement 
a hearse with coffin inside stood waiting.
finally, they...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium MemberTHE MAN by TJ Silba
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Categories: bereavement, death of a

Boot Hill by Rico Leffanta
Boot Hill is filled with remorse
From folks who could not stay the course
But a lot could be worse
Than a ride in an hearse
For a cowboy...

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Categories: culture, death, endurance, funeral,

Premium MemberSeven Years Ago by Jeff Kantor



Seven Yesrs Ago


Seven years ago on this very day,
The most wonderful man in my life passed away.
He was gentle and sweet and giving,
Played cards or...

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Categories: cancer, dad, death,

shame on you Mr Death by MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA
          As he was bedridden down, the healer pavement stairs
      ...

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Categories: death, farewell, loss,

Premium MemberOne Monday Changed Everything by Caren Krutsinger
She was on her way to work 
A sixty-minute drive she made every day
It was a rainy day, drizzly, a Monday
Her car flipped in every...

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Categories: death, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium MemberThe Slice Of Life by Edward Ibeh
Nobody wants to die prematurely
For life is too beautiful. And the slice of life
Tastes sweeter than a cherry so sweet
In the midst of life, myriads...

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Categories: death, desire, future, life,

Premium MemberMy Tragic Unforeseen Death by John Gondolf
A melancholy mood prevails today,
and clouded by a scene that’s so surreal.
The organ music wails of life’s decay;
my casket brings on tears they can’t conceal.

My...

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Categories: bereavement, death, funeral, sad,