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.


Premium MemberEmpty Stall, Quiet Barn, Starless Night, Buried Horse by Stephe Watson


I'm here tonight
to stand in the ache.
The ache of hollow,
the empty of the not 
simply empty; rather,
the empty of the
recently full.

The silent ache of
missingness, of...

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Categories: death, death of a

An accursed abominable deadly epidemic by matthew harris
(alternately titled random axe of violence)

I calculated an average 
of ~10.16.... deaths per year 
of mass school shootings since Columbine, 
a morbid benchmark where,

iGen /...

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



BRUTALITY by JW Nugent
Brutality

Ambushed outside a village
some of the enemy were killed
their bodies tied to our tracks
to drag back trough the village
there to stay as a warning;
our unit...

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Categories: conflict, dark, death, eulogy,

BELIEF by JW Nugent
BELIEF

Hard to breathe 
in this crystalline air
I can feel it’s sharpness.
Nights are seldom pleasant
almost always dangerous.
Charles moves at night
dug in we wait for the attack.
We...

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Categories: angst, conflict, death, destiny,

PTSD by JW Nugent
PTSD

My nightmares are violent;
rifle jammed frustratingly dead,
broken stock useless as a club,
only a k-bar knife and free hand
reaching for those darting figures
leaping over my fighting...

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Categories: death, anger, angst, bereavement, conflict,

Essay On Drums by JW Nugent
	ESSAY ON DRUMS

The drum sounds slowly its cadence
the beat, beat, beat marks a march
and through the air reverberates.

The tramp of a company at quick time,
arms...

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Categories: angst, bereavement, dark, death,

Remembering by JW Nugent
   REMEMBERING

Hot, heat is the first impression,
this is the one that lasts
three hundred and sixty five days.

From the portal of the freedom bird
a...

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Categories: angst, anniversary, bereavement, death,

Premium MemberNever Forget by Gershon Wolf
From Poland hailed your Uncle Max, who in matters of manners was a bit lax,
While from France came Aunt Belle, whom I thought was really...

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Categories: death, family, memorial, world

Premium MemberLight of the Horizon by FJ Thomas
 adorned in crimson lament - reflecting the blood of the Son

Nisan 14, 33 C.E.

04/04/2018
Image 3...

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Categories: death, forgiveness, jesus, memorial,

My Dad by Carol Bocchino
A brand new start tomorrow
A life all bright and new
A Light that shined upon him
Resting now for what he's gone through
He looks down upon us...

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Categories: best friend, dad, death,

He Rides Above The Clouds by Thomas Koron
[Dedicated to the Memory of Chad DeLoy]

He rides above the clouds with no shadow, 
Through the peaceful land of eternal sleep, 
With all of his...

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Categories: death of a friend,

my gran that never dies by ANDREW KELLY
Grandchild, please don’t mourn me I’m still here,
though you don’t see.
I’m right by your side each night and day
And within your heart I long to...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium Member Lanterns Flow by Sian St. John
Toro nagashi  - Lanterns Flow

Lanterns Flow

paper lanterns flow
each soul rests on the river
knew death’s agony

3/7/18

haiku, theme: WATER
Sponsored by: Mick Talbot...

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Categories: death, memorial, river,

Premium MemberPink Chanel by Gregory R Barden

What horrid irony ...
     I put this suit on because it was his favorite -
      ...

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Categories: courage, death, history, loss,

ROLL OF HONOUR by Jacqueline van der Wath
Such a long list of names,
associated with untold pain.
So, many lives gone,
in many ways so wrong.

As their lives they gifted,
so, their names are listed.
The names...

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Categories: death, memorial day, memory,

Premium MemberAnthony Durbin RIP Changes Tribute by Nick Trim
I see big changes, 
Everybody's walking around,
Heads face the ground,
You made us so very proud.
The eleven man crew is one man down,
Gone but not forgotten...

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Categories: anniversary, birthday, dark, death,

The Ultimate Sacrifice by David G. Moore

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Arlington’s air was thick with death’s pathos,
Grief and pain shared once more in war’s great loss,
The great sacrifice of our nation’s brave,
Fending off...

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Categories: america, courage, death, grief,

UNTITLED 1 by Derek Van Til
UNTITLED #1

Life is short, as you all know
So make the best of what you have and grow
Enjoy the rest of your days as if it's...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium Member'One Stone - Unknown' by Broken Wings
you May-
think me odd    perhaps strange 
peculiar and off the wall-
but I
like to wander cemeteries

among    rows   ...

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Categories: death, inspiration,

A Gift of Freedom by Johnny Martinez
Upon the deadly battlefield
Where honor's won and death is sealed
Brave soldiers stand their ground
Where all that counts, can there be found
Disciplined soldiers, fearless men
Never again...

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Categories: america, courage, death, dedication,