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Elegy Poems | Examples of Elegy Poetry

Elegy Poems. Examples of Elegies and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Elegy poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of an Elegy.

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List of Elegy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Amelie Beth Harris Born December 1st MCMLVII matthew harris Elegy age, appreciation, bullying, celebration,
When the Smoke Clears Freddie Robinson Jr. Elegy society, truth, violence, wisdom,
Questions Julian Scutts Elegy feelings, sad, truth,
Premium Member Poem Amber Carolyn Fish Elegy death of a friend,
WHEN WILL MURDEROUS SPREES END matthew harris Elegy 12th grade, america, anxiety,
The Elegy of My Emptiness Shouta Aizawa Elegy death, emotions, fate,
untitled Jaz Han Elegy death, eulogy, flower, funeral,
Premium Member Poem He Was Forever Young Caren Krutsinger Elegy death,
Another Angel Juanita Oosthuizen Elegy death, goodbye, grief, loss,
Triggernomics Freddie Robinson Jr. Elegy death, metaphor, truth, visionary,

THE CON COMES TO AMERICA
by norberto franco cisneros
You know the man who came to town
is nothing but a fake blown clown
but he is here you got him now
what will you do with...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poetry, political,

and suddenly not being
by Robert Lawson
I
The form we take
In the shape of a life
From trumpet birth blasts
To the final shadow sighs
The faithful leap
From a Dayton hill
To silver supersonic flight
A mountain...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death of a friend,

Path of Desire
by DM Babbit
In the distance
I watch the bridges burning
  standing in awe and wonder,
I pause in memory and sadness
  of all the pasts gone before...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, sad love, time,

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Bitter Kiss
by Joy Spoerndli
The bitter kiss
Forgive me please ahead of time
But I must write just one more rhyme
I gave my husband my whole heart and left for just...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, anxiety, betrayal, cry,

Beast of Burden
by Iger Rolyat
A life of burden and heavy loads
Protracted suffering and dead end roads
What crimes have I committed 
That my fates are predisposed
To lonely pain, waves of...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, depression, destiny, endurance,

Eulogy for Brian
by Dave Timperley
I received a call from my nephew one day,
Instantly I had to kneel and pray.
My brother about to pass away,
I was off work so I...

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Echoes in a Dirge
by Joseph Jeremiah Naye
They are all gone, long gone,
Crossed beyond the great
 Rubicon
Yet echoes of their names comes
 and goes like a beacon.

Imagination playing on my senses
I am...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, conflict, death,

Blessed Child
by matthew harris
"Blessed Child"

No explanation why
trade marked self made
     unsheathed sword didst try
to wreak havoc, sans
     deep hurtful (severe)...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, autumn, courage,

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Dad, continued
by James Inman
...cont

Breath...
You once said to me,"I'm a man of extremes," and I understood immediately what you meant.  When you drank, you drank hard.  When...

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Dad
by James Inman
Breath...
I sit looking at this page, thinking about you.
My first memories of so very long ago.
I was four and you and some friends sat in...

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What If Destiny
by matthew harris
What If Destiny... 
Deeded Mine Singular Default Mode To...

Communicate (temporarily,
     strictly and hypothetically)
     merely allowing me to...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 12th grade, absence, betrayal,

Siren Cryin'
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

She was Shreveport sitting on the front porch
that warm February Louisiana evening
When the cold, shrill code blue    siren news
slowly,   solemnly...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, pain, sorrow,

Snuff
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Nicotine paid 
by the experimental hour
Diseased lungs’ biopsy displayed
never made 
this lab rat’s attitude 
turn breath analyzer sour

Snuff was a lemon grass puff charmer,
in pursuit
of...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, character, death, wisdom,

Stephanie Dodds
by matthew harris
My never ending
     search for whatever
     this psychologically gout
riddled rhyme stir to
     write...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade,

Rain Falling
by Sunday Kelvin
RAIN FALLING
Jealous, i am against a nature
for it spends more time with my lover.
when it comes, it touches all parts of my lover
that i am...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, anger, anxiety, depression,

The Relevancy Of Aristotle Within The 21st Century lesson 1
by matthew harris
“The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”

Said quote attributed to Aristotle,
     stands the test of time,
 ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, celebrity, for

Theres A Pedophile In The House
by matthew harris
There's A Pedophile In The House...
(ah...ah...ah...ham eye white...???)

OMG,... and he looks...
     SAY WHAT??? just like me???,...
     absolutely...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

Autumn Equinox 2018
by matthew harris
I riff flecked about thee august
     Autumn Equinox 2018,
     this polymath learned why,
September Equinox
   ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, 8th grade,

Approbation Deeded Gratuitously Just Because
by matthew harris
Approbation Deeded Gratuitously Just Because...

(this endeavor more self directed to progeny,
whose psyche wounded, strafed, and nicked.)

Incumbent upon me own
     purring impetus,...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, farewell, father,

A Life Worth Fighting For Tribute to Dr Angela Farr Griffin
by louise nelson
We've all arrived at the point of our 
homecoming and have come to realize
That life can be a stumbling block or
a stepping stone towards the...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dedication,