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An elegiac lyric poem is a form of poetry that expresses a speaker's feelings of loss, often because of the death of a loved one, but there is more to an elegiac lyric. What is elegiac lyric in poetry (complete definition)?

Ten years spun into ballooning wear Keep slipping through tighter fingers, Fresh year's tries in futility repair Adamant dents of wasting days. Naive New Year's Eves pop in and go In swift succession of dying dreams,...Read More
Categories: age, allusion, anger, angst,
Form: Elegiac Lyric

The land of four suns
the land of five suns each with its duty one dries beads of dew that stagger as rodent from rabbit hole another people’s hopes that form in dreamy eyes of orphans milk from udders the other dries that no woman may hold...Read More
Categories: allusion, betrayal,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Ocean of storms
Ocean of Storms Ocean of storms within' my sleep The sun is white with envy The sky is raining blood All the hatred with the flood And visions I rather not keep. As I relentlessly endure the fears and...Read More
Categories: anxiety, dream, fear, night,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member The Tribute
There are not enough words to describe The devotion and compassion this poet's eyes beheld. It was a plain room arranged for safety, comfort, and care. A fine bantam table re-purposed with medical supplies for any emergent unplanned...Read More
Categories: angst, appreciation, beauty, bereavement,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member A Child's Vigil
The stillness of her sleeping form outlined against my bedroom wall. The feather tic tossed in restless sleep Blocked my access underneath for the doll, I sought to comfort me. As I crept across the floor. Our breath attuned in synchronous...Read More
Categories: angst, blessing, care, childhood,
Form: Elegiac Lyric

inside power there is no power outside power only emptiness ...Read More
Categories: destiny, humanity, irony,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member My Broken Heart
"Loved you then. Love you still. Always have, and always will." _ from a song by...Read More
Categories: grief, heart, love,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
I have known giants
I have known giants in my time Some may think them ordinary and that’s fine For they did wondrous such things Things that still in my mind rings For you don’t have to climb the highest mountain To see...Read More
Categories: relationship,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
By the Wayside Stricken
Who lies now by the wayside stricken, sick of body, sick of soul? His eyes are closed, his ears are deaf to the somber bells that toll. I knew this man now sadly stricken in happier days when...Read More
Categories: friend, humanity, sympathy,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Moonlight Ghost Resemblance
Tears flow in torrents, spasmodic gulp and shiver, I weep aloud when haunted by some moonlight ghost resemblance my dead cousin’s fleeting angel halo to the fore. ?Shrouded in a haze of mournful rupture, knowing that our deepest wounds precede...Read More
Categories: art, care, character, deep,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Stained Glass Cry
Tears flow in torrents, I shiver and gulp, weeping loudly by the window at my dead cousin’s fleeting ghostly figure. Date posted : January 16th 2021 Contest : 20 Words Max - Do It With Feeling Poetry...Read More
Categories: art, care, character, death,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Youthful Stars
The youthful sun, the youthful stars The smiling moon in days long past. Our steps round fires warm and bright In youthful days and enchanting nights. Boys in groups, girls dancing shy, We talked about books and how to fly, And...Read More
Categories: age,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
No Witness
No living witness to The Truth None has died, returned to testify. Each his day, back to the root Tombstone a memory beneath which to sigh. ...Read More
Categories: death, god, life, memory,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Bounce and Boogie
Findlay Wooster, he told me he was, a world famous Producer. We started Date-em My intisipation he would be true. He introduced me to Goneil Lago, a chelloust from "Mix and Waco" the bank thats always on the tele. I...Read More
Categories: music,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Gaffa and Swiggle groove and bounce
We went to Date-on Ohio 164 miles away to Do the gig. Swank and Swiggle Has successfully convented Our manager to stopover Linzzies Supper club To hear the orchestra Swede got drunk and Wanted to mingle. He Caught up wiff sum slink she was tryna...Read More
Categories: music,
Form: Elegiac Lyric

Specific Types of Elegiac Lyric Poems

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Definition | What is Elegiac Lyric in Poetry?

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