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Elegy Poems | Examples of Elegy Poetry

Elegy Poems. Below are examples of elegy poems. This list of poems in the elegy form of poetry is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of elegy poems or a list of elegy poetry. These examples illustrate what elegy poems look like and its form. There is also a link below to the definition of elegy and a page where you can discuss it.

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threnody, knell, requiem, lament, plaint, death song, funeral song,

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
valediction to singh, daksh Elegy farewell, grief, sad, solitude
THE GRAVESITE LAMENT Mokoena, Roy Elegy autumn
Dark wall Kelvin, Sunday Elegy anger, conflict, dark, death,
Premium Member Poem A Chorus Sang Its Last Concerto Lane, Lin Elegy beach, emotions
Sentiments To A Special Precious Progeny harris, MATTHEW Elegy absence, angel, appreciation, beauty,
REALITY HIDES Hall, Jelani Elegy absence, anger, anxiety, betrayal
Words of a soldier Kelvin, Sunday Elegy adventure, anger, confusion, death,
Elegy to old age Kelvin, Sunday Elegy age, anger, death, fear
Premium Member Poem I Cried the Tears Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy loneliness, lost love, sad,
Those that went to school for wisdom Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy education, satire
I'M SORRY GOODBYE Hall, Jelani Elegy anxiety, bereavement, best friend,
Untimely Arise Hall, Jelani Elegy absence, angst, bereavement, best
Grammy Wortham, Joe Elegy family, woman
Mama Davis, Abimbola Mosobalaje Elegy absence, bereavement, missing you,
One for today's thinking Collins, Dave Elegy crazy, death, family, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem As Love Lay Dying Lane, Lin Elegy lost love
A Senior Moment - part uno harris, MATTHEW Elegy dedication, happiness, high school,
A Senior Moment - part dos harris, MATTHEW Elegy age, angel, appreciation, beautiful,
To Pete Seeger - circa shortly before his death - verse one harris, MATTHEW Elegy farewell, grief, inspirational, journey,
To Pete Seeger - circa shortly before his death - verse 2 harris, MATTHEW Elegy absence, age, america, appreciation,
Do not allow them near you Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy relationship, satire
Gods Children Nforche, Gerald Elegy bereavement, conflict, dark, death
Premium Member Poem Old Town Elegy Brewer, Geoffrey Elegy nostalgia
Forever Live Your Name Mhangwa, Kudzai Elegy death, loss, pain
The painted countryside Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy destiny, metaphor, people
I Wonder Haigh, Robert Elegy death of a friend,
The Caged Eagle Hussain, Alhaad Elegy cry, deep, depression, fate,
Saints by day Pirates by night Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy betrayal, satire
Passchendaele Timperley, Dave Elegy world war i
Premium Member Poem LETTER TO MY BELOVED SASHA Pettinelli, Don Elegy best friend, devotion, dog,
Wayward Soul Hughes, Mark Elegy lost love, missing you
Premium Member Poem Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night Nguyen, Ngoc Elegy death, deep, light, night,
Premium Member Poem When Will The Grief End Wings, Broken Elegy father daughter, grief
Grandpa Morris, Marty Elegy absence, death, depression, devotion,
The Denouement DEY, NAYANIKA Elegy dark, death, deep, dream,
Premium Member Poem On Waves of Broken Promises Lane, Lin Elegy betrayal
A Dying Virgo Dignos, Yvette Elegy absence, abuse, love, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Wet Desert Hope Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy angst, mother son, nature,
Sunset Mourns a Mirthful Song Jarrette, L.C. Elegy august, bereavement, blessing, death,
Pains Ferdinard, Victory Udochukwu Elegy abuse, anxiety
Subdue: Manchester City Davis, Abimbola Mosobalaje Elegy depression, farewell, memorial day,
Ying and Yang Clayborne, Christian Elegy bio, black african american
Premium Member Poem In Memory whiteley, minda Elegy bereavement, change, death, depression,
There comes a time Timperley, Dave Elegy death, memory, sorrow, spiritual
ON MY STONE Kimbugwe, Joseph Elegy death
lovephobic Wanjohi, Elvis Elegy absence, adventure, angel
Premium Member Poem Ballad of Miss Dutton Brewer, Geoffrey Elegy life, lost
Premium Member Poem Eulogy whiteley, minda Elegy bereavement, cancer, cry, death,
Premium Member Poem The Raven Caws No More Lane, Lin Elegy raven
D Day 6th June 1944 Timperley, Dave Elegy dedication, remembrance day, war,
Premium Member Poem Got Not My Just Desserts Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy death, forgiveness, loss, sorrow
Premium Member Poem My Father Said French, Jonathan Elegy dad
My head is a pot of beer Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy metaphor, self, sin
Bye Tano, Precioso Elegy allegory, dark, depression, sorrow
Elegy Ancient, Matt Elegy evil, grave, humanity, humor,
Memorial Day Malenfant, Jerome Elegy memorial day, war
A Poet's Prayer Farolan, Ed Elegy religious
THE NEWS OF YOUR DEATH Douglas Mulomole, Emmanuel Elegy africa
Death of a Friend Florescu, Catalina Florina Elegy death
Premium Member Poem Elegy to a Weeping Willow Thompson, Janis Elegy appreciation, tree
Premium Member Poem Ripple Effect Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy death, metaphor, religious, truth
I Believe Calcote, Melissa Elegy bible, blessing, gospel, sin
Premium Member Poem Don't Remind Me Jung, Andrew Elegy bereavement, eulogy
Prometheus Bound harris, matthew Elegy adventure, age, appreciation, celebration,
wound and scars Faith, Edoja Elegy anxiety
Premium Member Poem Elegy for Lady Day Brewer, Geoffrey Elegy eulogy, inspiration, memory, missing
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No One Is You Azgar , Hussaina Elegy absence, courage, death, eulogy,
A good victim I guess Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy leadership, people, rights, satire
Premium Member Poem Smothered Black Rose Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy dedication, i love you,
Bees in Action Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy conflict, satire
Metallic Beans Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy holocaust, metaphor
Premium Member Poem Covering of the Eyes Robinson Jr., Freddie Elegy bereavement, death, grave, self
Truth why worry about humans Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy humanity, satire, truth
Lone Whale Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy friendship, metaphor, power
Premium Member Poem To Father on Your Suicide--1960 Cozart, Dale Gregory Elegy family, father, history
Unheard Ordeal of a Half Widow Ansur, Khan Elegy poetry
Prayer of a Desperate Soul Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy heaven, religious, satire
Premium Member Poem You Will Remember White, Darren Elegy death, emotions, goodbye, remember
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for my deep thinking friend who is coming to an end of things Horne, Tania Elegy friend, friendship, sorrow
Hard to say Good-Bye Sergi, Joseph Elegy bereavement, death, family, goodbye,
It is Time Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy hate, satire
Chef's Agony Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy destiny, satire
D S Ngashang, An Elegy Naye, Joseph Jeremiah Elegy appreciation, best friend, death,
Goodbye Mother - soon a dozen years since demise harris, matthew Elegy age, anger, appreciation, cancer,
MaryAnn Sage -- part uno harris, matthew Elegy abortion, break up, cat,
MaryAnn Sage -- part deux harris, matthew Elegy absence, adventure, age, appreciation,
Slipping Babbit, DM Elegy age, introspection, life, time
Premium Member Poem In Memory of Grumpy Cat Wings, Broken Elegy childhood
Behind the House Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy culture, irony, relationship
Vanity Olalekan, Adebayo Abass Elegy death, death of a
Not Laughable Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy africa, leadership, satire
Granda Marks, William Elegy farewell, father son, fathers
A New Star Gagliardi, Annette Elegy bereavement, creation, devotion, eulogy,
A Dirge From My Shrieked Silence Ansur, Khan Elegy humanity
The Mother of all Bombs Harris, STANLEY Elegy death, horror, life, truth
When I finally go Shadrack, Daniel Elegy bereavement
A POETS FUNERAL Agarwala, Amar Elegy funeral, poetry, poets
A VEILED FORTUNE Agarwala, Amar Elegy death
RIP Police Constable Keith Palmer 2017 Harris, STANLEY Elegy courage, dad, death, dedication,
AFTER LIFE Agarwala, Amar Elegy death