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Family Elegy Poems

These Family Elegy poems are examples of Elegy poems about Family. These are the best examples of Elegy Family poems written by international poets.

Pele the King of football
The king of football was born on October 23, 1940 in Tre's Coracoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil
The king of football full name is Edison Arantes do...

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, celebrity, funeral,

Premium Member Memory Of A Poet
Shadow of a poet
Writer I never met
Voice of a poet
Words on hearts etched

Beyond the shadow of death
Heavens and earth wept
Shadow of life
In a poet's soul...

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Categories: death, family, farewell, father,

Give it a name Part 2
I can’t let them 
Become foggy
Looking at them through glasses
That are smoggy
Talking of them with thoughts
That are groggy
Hiding in sentiment
Senseless and soggy

What name can I...

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Categories: family, memory, missing you,

Give it a name Part 1
What name can I give 
To a dream that is uncertain
To people who are unclear
To a feeling I am unsure of
To a message that is...

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Categories: family, memory, missing you,

Premium Member Adieu
Howl fir tree, the cedar is fallen 

From this narrow lane of time,

from this uncertain strait and burdens

from these enclaves of wearying vanity fair,

from this...

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Categories: death, faith, family, grief,

Adieu Papa Madabe
A patriarch, legend, family man,
A moral compass,
An arc of proprietary leadership
With octopus creeping advancements
Inducing pomiferous effects
Africa’s epitome of
Struggle against racial oppression
The Great Madabe :
An iconic...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, inspirational, leadership,

My Hero
‘Twas he, ‘Twas he,
  Who fought for the free,
‘Twas he, ‘Twas he,
  Was how a man should be.

He was betrayed by his own,

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Categories: absence, analogy, christian, courage,

Premium Member For Harley
For Harley
Aunt Meghan

*I wrote this poem for my sister, brother-in-law, niece, and nephews when their beloved dog, Harley, the sweetest chunk of marshmallow dog you...

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Categories: animal, emotions, feelings, goodbye,

The last hurrah of an Idiot Box
Call it a requiem, dirge or elegy,
Lament, funeral song of eulogy,
On failing, dying light and last hurrah,
Maybe the last polite vah vah!

Once, a focal point...

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Categories: farewell, technology,


I drove your shining,Cadillac, Daddy!
The lead car to the cemetery.
A stuffed bear, your Borsalino,
In the August, back window,fino!

You, in the hearse, a few feet behind..

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Categories: chicago, death, father daughter,

Premium Member Black Flight
M. Obama whined to the world about white flight
(Caucasians fleeing urban areas as minorities move in).
Implying a racist slight against P.O.C communities...
but why would any...

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Categories: america, analogy, discrimination, dream,

Premium Member In Remembrance of Trevor Starr
In Remembrance of Trevor John Starr
1st September 1945 – 5th November 2016

For Trevor
There are no words for you to say
to someone you’ve loved so long

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Categories: eulogy, sad,

When Light is Dark,and Dark takes us to Forbidden Places.Were you Touch by Evil that is  Lurking,From a Past you Can't let Go He...

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Categories: angel, anger, betrayal, dark,

Death is a garment for all, 
glorious or painful we all exit the world, 
many in the realm of anguish, 
few in eternal realm of...

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Categories: death,


mom, dad, brother

mom, dad, brother

mom, brother

dad, brother



girlfriend, brother

girlfriend, brother

wife, brother

wife, daughter, brother

wife, daughter

wife, daughter, son

daughter, son

daughter, son

daughter, son




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Categories: allegory, bereavement, birth, death,