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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.

Our Cliched Hearts Have Repeated Themselves to Death
We should get some ammunition for the soul
A fierce-looking stranger is always on patrol
And he mutters this curious sentence under his breath:
“Our clichéd hearts have...

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Categories: death, absence, emotions, funeral, girlfriend,

Viewing, Revisited
Thinly lined eyelids seal the window to his soul.
His cheeks sink in, countenance concealed and dull.
His still lips wrinkle down to a frown, without tone.

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Categories: confusion, dad, death, father,

Premium Member Nick O Tyme
Here lies the body of Nick O Tyme
Who never thought of crossing the line
Lived his life as quiet as could be
Only stimulant consumed was tea

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, funeral, hero, life,

Comfort and Joy
Comfort and Joy

The graveyard is a little morning rain for the day 

if you have time
let go and get back to the house 
and let...

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Categories: christian, death, farewell, funeral,

Premium Member Grandma

My hands hesitate here… hovering over the keyboard…
Numb, hard to make do as I ask…
This should be happy, 
but I am…

I miss her. 

She smoked...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, beautiful, celebration, funeral, grandchild,

Mr Mouse Died Today
Mr. Mouse died today
Drowned during his nightly scavenge run
Dead at the bottom of unclean dishes

His tail an ice sickle as I plucked him up
His black...

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© John Floyd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, death, funeral, horror,

Premium Member VENGEFUL PLOT

Here lies the Count of Monte Cristo
Who got to settle a few scores
With stevedores and commodores
Before stretching out below

Submitted on November 2, 2019, for contest...

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Categories: betrayal, celebrity, death, funeral,

The Little Death
The slow throb of desire
My thighs covered in particles of fire
Your mouth its curved grace 
Sickening spark bad liar

I dreamed a funeral pyre
The flames come...

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Categories: death, allusion, desire, emotions, relationship,

1673 Newport Murder Trial
1673 Newport Murder Trial

One of my great grandfathers in my family tree
Was accused of murder in 1673.

His name was Thomas Cornell 
And they said he...

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© Dave Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, death, funeral, grandfather,

A Surfeit of Light
There was always a surfeit of light in your presence.
You stood distinctly apart, not of the humdrum world—
a chariot of gold in a procession of...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium Member Poor Eleanor
Here lies Rigby, Eleanor,
Of whom we'll say no more,
Except she was such a bore
She defied muses' law:
As recently was shown
She couldn't raise one decent poem!


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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, funeral, irony,

ghosts in Yakima
Ghosts in Yakima

Walking along a graveyard
Looking for my father’s grave
Seeing all the gravestones

I begin to sense the spirits
Of the restless dead
They linger around the graveyards


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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, father, father son,


Tears roll down her eyes
She trembles, shivers and sighs 
Goodbyes are forever 
Never again to be seen
Death breaks the toughest of hearts

Marckincia Jean

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Categories: anger, change, death, depression,

My Dearest Nancy,

Real friends are hard to find
In a place where most are colorblind
A place where we can make such a mess
And carry the weight...

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Categories: death, friend, friendship, funeral,

In The Mortuary
When I lay in the mortuary, 
Don’t cry, smile and appreciate my journey.
Throughout life, at times, I lived wary.
I carried hope, love and even the...

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Categories: death, grief, pain, poets,

Premium Member Funerals No Longer Scare Me
Grandpa got a twenty-one gun salute.
I shivered, knowing how much he hated guns
After Viet Nam
The last time he picked one up was in a jungle.

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Categories: death, grandfather, spiritual,

Premium Member A Crow's Lament
Two crows spoke indigo black
One to the other at the graveside bleak
Sharing the begotten woe as they did clack
Perched over the fading epitaph bespeaks
In the...

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Categories: death, funeral, grave,

Premium Member Blue Phobia

Yield, it does not yield
Summon, it can easily 
be summoned.

Sweat trickles down 
the devastated head
There is a stop sign 
but it cannot be stopped.


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Categories: abuse, death, fear, funeral,

The Morning We received The Call Oh How The Tears Did Fall
She Went To Sleep Your Beautiful Bride, Your Best Friend
Woke Your Widow
Oh How I...

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Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, eulogy,


A book of earthly life has reached it's age,
with having shared many a page.
Thoughts and memories will never part,
Your history will remain...

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Categories: bereavement, blessing, care, death,