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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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Approbation Deeded Gratuitously Just Because matthew harris Elegy 11th grade, farewell, father,
A Life Worth Fighting For Tribute to Dr Angela Farr Griffin louise nelson Elegy dedication,
Emotional Reparations To Eden Liat part uno matthew harris Elegy 10th grade, 12th grade,
Emotional Reparations To Eden Liat part deux matthew harris Elegy 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Slow Death Dissolution Freddie Robinson Jr. Elegy allusion, death, sad love,
How can it be Eric Erb Elegy absence,
From The Womb To The Tomb Poetic Flame Elegy anger, angst, drug, education,
Eulogy For An Unsung Hero matthew harris Elegy 12th grade, 6th grade,
Premium Member Poem How Can You Not Be Yet Among Us William Masonis Elegy appreciation, bereavement, change, death,
A FAREWELL SALUTE TO A MAN OF GOD Beata Agustin Elegy blessing, christian, faith, god,

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The Father I Lost
by Jesse Rowe
Memories felt after so long repressed
Now burn like a fire inside of my chest 
They flow now as ink from the tip of my tongue...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, father, loss,

Another Senseless Killing
by matthew harris
Another Senseless Killing...

IOWA CITY, Iowa
     (killingly, jarringly inexplicable,
     horribly, gruesomely, and forlornly),
     the...

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

Reprehensible Savagery
by matthew harris
Reprehensible Savagery ©

'Pon reading tragic headline...,
     aye experienced grief alone,
no matter the killer (Chris Watts,
     thirty-three years
...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Up In Flames
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

My daughter heard
a Decent Cool-lio smart phone stranger
(with an African sounding name)
give a four fifty one Fahrenheit warning
Some said: the fellow was loco insane
Others said,...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, death, truth, wisdom,

Love under will
by fauxcroft wade
Love dripping like blood

From a deep red rose,

Love under will

That has never been told,

Prickly are the thorns

That left their marks,

Piercing the skin

And leaving holes,

Love under...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, emotions, inspirational love,

Robert Frost A Reflection
by matthew harris
Robert Frost...A Reflection

No matter corporeal essence
     of Robert Frost bid adieu
from temporal plain approximately
     five and fifty...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Belated elegy and eulogy for sir Abdul Kalam
by S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Professor Abdul Kalam the luminous brilliant star

I pay homage to you from here in Dar

Great brill scientist in the field of Aerospace

A noble man with...

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My Jouncing Gait During Boyhood
by matthew harris
(an All Poetry feat to walk in 
the poetic feet of Robert Frost)

Bucolic New England, circa
Early twentieth century New England
awash with dynamic harmonic leisureliness,
when much...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

A Bounteous Harvest
by matthew harris
(my acknowledgement 
to the loose canon of Robert Frost)

An above average snowfall
heavily swathed sage heather 
followed by substantial unusual rainfall
punctuated months before, during and
after the...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Death of my brother
by Ed Farolan
Life is fleeting, they say;
Here now, gone tomorrow,
As the adage goes.

In the blink of an eye, you're born;
In other blink, you die.

Are we reborn afterwards?
Do...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, brother, confidence, courage,

A few words for the broken hearted
by fauxcroft wade
He broke her heart so badly

She thought she’d never see the light of love again

Her heart was sealed shut

Then along come a true gentleman

He took...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, hope, integrity,

Bleeding heart
by fauxcroft wade
A heart in need is a heart that bleeds

Sad eyes weep as they perceive

A lost love slipping away

Or the plight of our humanity

So many things...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cry, heart, inspiration, love

I LOST A PART OF ME
by Gerold Gyabaah
My pillow can't be saved from drowning
For the pain in my heart is harming
Hard to bury the weak me
For sorrow has settled deep within
Who again,...

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

Rain falling
by Sunday Kelvin
RAIN FALLING
      Jealous, i am against a nature
       for it spends more time with...

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A tribute to Dr Abdul Kalam
by SELLAMUTHU S.KANDASAMY
You are great 
Your cotribution to nation is so much
We love you very much
You always teach
We consider it as you preach
Long live your glory!
Your demise...

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

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Distress Message
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

An empty tear bottle,
and a wine glass overflowing
with grief

Problem dissolving tablets,
disappearing        permanently

Scarlet lipstick note 
smeared 
on the bathroom...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, depression, love hurts,

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The Kindest Man, New In Town
by Caren Krutsinger
He was the kindest man, with newfangled, unusual ways of doing things.
He had a good heart, but was avoided by the townies.
Died at thirty-eight, probably...

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

Claire Wineland
by matthew harris
(whose video powerfully, profoundly, and
positively affected this southeastern residing 
Pennsylvania papa)! 

Afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis since her birth
contagious exuberance, gung-ho,
     infectious...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 12th grade, 9th grade,

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Her Name Was Duno
by Caren Krutsinger
Her name was Duno. She was seventy, young-at-heart, and hilarious.

We were co-Sunday School teachers, and the best of pals. I was twenty-three.

Fast-hurting-cancer smacked her around...

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

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Her Name Was Nancy
by Caren Krutsinger
Her name was Nancy, I have not heard her laugh in thirty-eight years. She was 42.

We moms all said, “you will beat this;” we were...

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