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Elegy Poems. Examples of Elegies and a list of new poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Elegy poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of an Elegy.

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)?

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Premium Member Onto the Fullness of My God-
Follow me I'm accustomed to eternal beauty; Come with me as I walk into the lands; As I'm wearing the wings, surrounding my head; I will fly away; One day; ~ now I'll fly away, In awe onto the...Read More
Categories: adventure, bereavement, blessing, cheer
Form: Elegy

It hasn’t been easy That you left is still a mystery I never knew you but from pictures Are you one or not of heavenly creatures? From a far smoke wails into the sky The knowledge of the burning bush...Read More
Categories: absence, death,
Form: Elegy
I was alive laid in my bed I've risen yet asleep I'm dead asleep yeah I laid in this coffinbound eyes glued shut My lips mouth closed glued, sewed up Somebody lead Same body fled I rise not...Read More
Categories: adventure, allusion, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Elegy
Flower passes height growing in the light I'm still alive in spirit yet dead in body don't look at my still cold dead flesh Ravens and sparrows and robin's fly my life hid I lived, I...Read More
Categories: absence, anxiety, bereavement,
Form: Elegy
A Tribute To Gani
Yesterday, It was just yesterday in September, He was laid to rest in golden casket, Though he lived a golden life to deserve more. Yet as men do, The celebration of hypocrites comes after the death of kings. Rare Wig gawk...Read More
Categories: appreciation, bereavement, courage, eulogy,
Form: Elegy

Premium Member Sunset
Death is as beautiful as sunset Leaving the place, you loved best. Going far away on this trip Some have regrets, some of the smartest. In the silent whisper of empty breath, A wish for fire, earth, and...Read More
Categories: death, eulogy, future, grief,
Form: Elegy
Elegy to an Infant
Death has taken you now so far away. Now you have taken on an angel's form. Heavenly Father has the final say. Although on earth here we are left to moan. Oh, baby, my baby, why have you gone? Right...Read More
Categories: child,
Form: Elegy
Memory Speaks
Echoes from the past Thunder from the tongue less cavern of the earth To rouse my anesthetized sail from slumber, Sutured wounds crack open, oozing fresh flood As the pain of yesterday visit suddenly -drawing rivulets from sunken eyes. Blind eyes...Read More
Categories: death, emotions, eulogy, farewell,
Form: Elegy
One on the chin
I know life is fleeting, it all but crumbles to dust, willessly washed away by the passage of time. So easily lain waste and forgotten. Yet for me who knew her dearest, so easily enamoured by her graceful nature, swooned...Read More
Categories: beauty, grief, hope, love,
Form: Elegy
The Star of Oman
The Star of Oman By Joji Varghese Kuncheria The star that dawned the horizon, For five decades is gone for ever, But the legacy is going to remain, As a beacon to lead generations. The people of the...Read More
Categories: bereavement, celebrity, death, feelings,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member cult of the mask
The cult of the mask dictates: that if you don't staple a mask to your face you're to be given the stink eye and treated as a leper-forever berated you're not to attend places of worship but "peaceful" rioting and...Read More
Categories: america,
Form: Elegy
Dear DAD
DEAR DAD Here is a poem from you children and wife. Hoping we can make it without you in our life Missing you more as the time goes by, We know you pray for us in your home in...Read More
Categories: dad, death,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member MY CHOICE elegy
With a kiss on her lips- a face cold and bare, still, beauty in her stare- but she was not there...Read More
Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Elegy
Papa's Glory
His feisty manner,top notch brain How I wish it was not the truth Will always in our thoughts remain The lord of good! I know you tried To cling to life; your selfless actions among family gone before,the clouds are moving But...Read More
Categories: addiction, appreciation, art, bereavement,
Form: Elegy
A Dying Wish
Mr. Policeman: I, Georgie beg of thee ... may I pull my neck out from underneath your knee Dear, Mama: I have a nervous boy Floyd feeling something fatal is ‘bout to happen to me Mr. Policeman: Badge rudely, you trigger temper ask how...Read More
Categories: death, pain, sorrow, violence,
Form: Elegy

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Definition | What is Elegy in Poetry?