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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)?
dad, death, father, loss,
(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
death, grief, longing, loss,
“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.
When Leaving Morphs to Grieving
grief, how i feel,
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
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
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.
Matthew Shepard Of Wyoming
6th grade, 7th grade,
Twenty-one years old,
or should I say young,
with the fair coloring and
grace of a trumpeting swan.
Youth of intellect and
He attended an LGBTQ+ meeting
on the campus of the
University of Wyoming on
October 6, 1998,
afterwards he dropped by
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
Death of Morale
anger, corruption, death, hate,
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
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
The world is a prayer rug
The soil is ringing
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
Poetul El dominio del alma
1st grade, 7th grade,
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
Specific Types of Elegy Poems
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Definition | What is Elegy in Poetry?