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Elegy Poems | Elegy Examples

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An elegy poem is a form of poetry consisting of mourning, or sad and thoughtful feelings about the death of an individual, but there is more to an elegy. What is elegy in poetry (complete definition)?

(for CFD, 1944–2023) Something blinked inside my soul I used to be half but now I’m whole To me, the diamond ring is coal – That’s purity of thought A bend in the river, a chill in the night A...Read More
Categories: dad, death, father, loss,
Form: Elegy

Left Behind
“How exactly, my love, am I to die well?” The question croaked - a ghostly whisper; from her lingering mouth of rotten teeth and wretched lips; broken by an end of thrist. Eyes glazed at the edge of reality. A...Read More
Categories: death, grief, longing, loss,
Form: Elegy
The Mind Is Empty
when it is in meditation mode !...Read More
Categories: analogy,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member When Leaving Morphs to Grieving
Though it is time to say goodbye, I will abide my heart and try Not to collapse and maudlin cry, For there is a burning need that I Cannot sate which keeps me nigh. During days you were my warming...Read More
Categories: grief, how i feel,
Form: Elegy
For a Busy Geisha for another left over moonlight
A streak of moonlight, a mystic long, narrow lonely light A balcony, hung up with an absolute emptiness. No one. None. I was trying to find coping in strumming, sensing, palpable clairvoyance. A streak of moonlight, a mystic...Read More
Categories: august,
Form: Elegy

Premium Member Funeral
I felt a funeral, in my brain Somber people gathered All in black So many tears The TRUTH revealed People DID Care!! Shovels of dirt cover me It's raining soil on my casket. ©SamHarty...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Matthew Shepard Of Wyoming
Twenty-one years old, or should I say young, with the fair coloring and grace of a trumpeting swan. Youth of intellect and a goodness. He attended an LGBTQ+ meeting on the campus of the University of Wyoming on October 6, 1998, afterwards he dropped by the...Read More
Categories: 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member My Griffin
Dear Griffin, I clearly remember the first time we met. Jim had brought you at all of four months of age to my families summer reunion. You were shy with those striking bi-eyes and those massive white...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Elegy
Death of Morale
Death of Morale True, I do practice the act of introversion quite a bit, But why should I be blamed? To what am I to admit When I am not the transgressor in question? I am not typically...Read More
Categories: anger, corruption, death, hate,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Love Foever
It was a cold winter day when you slipped away sorrow settled upon our soul we did not want to let you go your days were numbered we did not want to count we wanted days to never run out with frozen...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Elegy
The world is a prayer rug Only The soil is ringing Till today. 7:33 AM 1-12-2024...Read More
Categories: beautiful,
Form: Elegy
Grayce Peranteau
. these eyes gazed ...Read More
Categories: angst,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Love U More
Snow fell softly coating the brown ground to white hoar frost hung and decorated the trees sprinkles from the trees fell upon us deep coldness of the day was like the coldness in the heart as we lowered your...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Elegy
Poetul El dominio del alma
El dominio del alma Una noche cualquiera sin ningún motivo he visto la luna y me ha nacido escribir pero no se que hacer la verdad dejare que mi subconsciente me domine y escriba lo que...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, 7th grade,
Form: Elegy
Linda-Marie Sweetheart
. THUMP ...Read More
Categories: angst,
Form: Elegy

Specific Types of Elegy Poems

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Definition | What is Elegy in Poetry?