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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.

Premium Member Plato Epigram Translations

These epitaphs and other epigrams have been ascribed to Plato...

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
But go with good fortune: I...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funeral, memorial,

Premium Member There For Me
Looking back, one thing comes clean-glass clear
you were always there for me subduing every fear.

I tried to do my duty, be a husband strong and...

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Categories: death, 12th grade, character, hope,

The Old Crone In the Woods, Part II
Liesel spent months worrying about this,
about dark minions and young souls that hurt,
she even started fearing for herself
for questioning the teachings of the church.

She did...

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Categories: death, anxiety, baby, children, heaven,

The Old Crone In the Woods, Part I
It was in 1554
that young Liesel watched her little nice die,
a fever had swept through Bavaria,
and from her tiny frame all life did fly.

She wasn’t...

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Categories: death, anxiety, baby, children, heaven,

The gate of death is opening 
In these days of lockdown 

Departing one by one not telling 
Whether they like or not willing 

Even to...

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Categories: death, funeral,

Death of a Dear Lady
I often passed the time away
walking with you, Natalia,
down on the beach.
The sand, the sun, the surf,
perfection to you.
The breeze with its saliferous scent,
the sound...

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Categories: appreciation, best friend, death,

The Virus From Hell
There's  a disease causing havoc around the world.
Infecting many men women boys and girls.
It is a pandemic.We've got to correct it.
Mother Earth's in a...

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Categories: anxiety, death of a

Frozen In Time
The funeral was unusually quiet,
no one had been to see mom in
years.  The guilt hung like wet
blankets on a line.  The job
of cleaning...

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© Juli Freda  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, funeral,

Ode to Death redux
he who wields scythe aloft
to reap a withered and ageing crop
the harvest of the doomed and lost
who fell to their winter's frost 

the skeletal hand...

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© Chris Alex  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, anxiety, autumn, death,

Alone at the funeral
Holding hands in silence at time of grief,
an impulsive emote, now memory.
In these times, we can offer no relief;
each in aloneness, weary and teary,
carries his...

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Categories: death, emotions, friendship, funeral,

Seven Teapots
I opened the door that morning to a knock,

And four women, holding seven teapots.

I had to laugh, surprise and then understanding hitting me at once.


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Categories: bereavement, community, death, funeral,

Premium Member on death of a great singer
when funeral fire consumed his mortal remains,
roaring flames burnt his bodily musical domains,
peering through the glass portal one could see fires lash,
every inch reduced to...

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Categories: death, devotion, identity, inspiration, music,

Premium Member Athenian Epitaphs II
Athenian Epitaphs II

These are ancient Greek epitaphs for lost family and friends, including dogs and other animals ...

Now his voice is prisoned in the silent...

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Categories: animal, best friend, death

Take Me Out On the Water
Take me out on the water
I will stare up at the sky
Say goodbye to wife and daughter
Tell my sons I’m bound to die
And my soul...

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Categories: death, funeral, goodbye, love,

Are Pills More Important To You Then Your Own Kids
Are Pills More Important To You Then Your Own Kids?

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© Paige Amis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, death, drug, emotions,