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Memorial Death Poems

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


Ultrasound by Brianna Hobson
What will it take?
For me to be born again
With no hair, soft scalp
Developing fingers, umbilical cord wrapped around my neck

The ultrasound lied to me
Told me...

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Categories: death, abortion, age, allegory, anxiety,

Premium MemberDeath's Soulmates by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Death’s cosmic cryptic child Edgar Allan Poe
Whose spirit danced and was drenched in woe
Words were his secular style shields
Sugar skull sentences steam today in forever...

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Categories: death, memorial, poets, words,



In Memoriam, Jones Fantastic Museum by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Jones, Jones, where are your bones? 
I'd like to hear again your moans, your groans, 
underneath loathed graveyard stones, 
all with weird sepulchral tones, 
me...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Death Friended Me On Facebook by matthew harris
(while trapped in Pottstown 
Memorial Hospital parking lot).

My humble apology to those,
who posted uber up lyft ting messages
to this Macbook Pro Facebook keeper,
without said scrivener...

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Categories: death, destiny, goodbye, natural

Goodbye Mr President by curtis johnson
I remember in 1968 when the President decided not to seek reelection.             ...

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Categories: america, christian, death, god,

Premium MemberWhy Do We Do This by Caren Krutsinger
He was a gangly kid. Ugly on the upside.
Unmemorable, until the day he died.
Suddenly, he was totally everyone’s best friend.
They try to one-up each other...

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

Memorial by Anna Hopper
I arrived in the church
By a gravitational tug
I considered myself
Unworthy to hug

The door was greeted
By a familiar face
With a painted on smile
Pain, covered in lace...

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Categories: death, anxiety, bereavement, best friend,

Premium MemberAn American Hero by jon gutmacher
An American Hero
copyright 2015 by jon gutmacher

I hear the muffled drums
in the distance
People stop
some shed tears
men remove their hats
others place a hand over their heart
remembering...

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Categories: america, courage, death, dedication,

For the Fallen in Flanders Field - Original by John Michaels
Famished and flagging footsoldiers;
formerly fitters and farmers.
Facing fatigue, fitful fever,
faeces and foul, foetid fungi.
Fostering feelings, frustrated,
for this faraway, foreign field.

Forsaking fissures and furrows,
forced forwards with...

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Categories: conflict, death, history, memorial,

Premium MemberIF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part Two - Continued by T Wignesan
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part Two (continued)

     ( for sweet-teeth kiddies )

IF you pull a long face
And that...

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Categories: death, destiny, halloween, humor,

Organ Grinder by Brianna Hobson
It really hurt me when you
said I didn't matter
Threw me on the bed
watched organs spray and splatter

You offered me up to him
on a silver platter
Filled...

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Categories: death, abuse, body, gothic, horror,

Premium MemberLady At The Lake by Tom Cunningham

I walked by the lake in the morning light
Caught movement in the corner of my eye
Stood a beautiful woman dressed in white
Silence was broken with...

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Categories: death, memorial, water, woman,

Burning Out by mermaid girl
Burning fast and high, but not for long
Flickering away without a final song
Burns so so bright, but its gone so fast
Disappearing is a second, only...

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Categories: death, destiny, fire, grief,

Respect by M. L. Kiser
Respect was Aretha’s request
Every good soul deserves the best
She lived her life
Pure and right
Ever honest and true
Creating music for me and you
To celebrate her life...

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Categories: death, farewell, funeral, memorial

Camping by tikar osuru
Zeroed out fire
Airformed herring ash
747 crash...

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Categories: death, memorial,

Love to have him here, still: For -CT- Wingfield by Anil Deo
I
he slowed down with compassion -
no judgment, only attention
July 14, Memories Shared
At Randolph Memorial Baptist Church ...

II
CT's two sons, the family, must carry on
Lives, and...

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Categories: death, absence, bereavement, best friend,

For Maya Angelou: Like A Cherished Effigy by Chime Justice Ndubuisi
I hold it up again today; the world,
Pregnant with magical dimples
Of a child's reckless abandon,
And look at the face,
Then I look at the deep cut
And...

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Categories: bereavement, death, heartbroken, memorial,

Midnight Slaughter by Dylan Hull
In fields of green
 you cannot be seen.
 At night you wait
 while your targets prepare their plates.

A combat knife you have.
 for tonight there...

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Categories: dark, death, evil, fantasy,

Dark Shadows by Rico Leffanta
I used to live in Dark Shadows
Abutting the cemetery
My wife and her lover plotted
An hole in the ground for me

As grave as it is to...

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Categories: death, grave, love, lust,

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,