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Friendship Elegy Poems

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

Elegy For Milt
Smiles and Laughter

I’d rather be noted for eliciting a smile
Bringing a ray of sunshine into your life
Than to have awards, trophies, and note
In a world...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death of a friend,

A Tear
A tear is a gentle way
Of showing how I felt today
It’s hard to speak as well
When on our mate-ship I do dwell

And my running tear

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Categories: friendship,

Evening Fry
A priest once told me that the lump
on my hand was a ganglion,
a fortress of fat besieged by health.
At last it burst and the hand...

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Categories: food, friendship, loss, memory,


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Categories: absence, bereavement, eulogy, farewell,

Saudade for friends I have lost
Saudade for friends I have lost

as I get older
I lose more people
every year

more people I knew
have died moving on 
and I mourn their lost friendship


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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, angst, anxiety, death,

Farewell to the Skatz
The Skatz had used up their precious time 
‘  through wasted study of mathematics, philosophy ‘and classical rhyme.

Those elusive green Peelers were the new...

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Categories: allusion, friendship love, history,

Old missionary kids talk about faith
At Chefoo Reconsidered we did speak
Of faith as something we as children held
To be most precious, with our parents’ fierce
Example holding us to sacred truths

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Categories: age, devotion, faith, friendship

Indelible Parting
Should I wear myself off in tears?
Should I get myself lost with beer?
Should I dare consult the seers 
for the loss of a comely dear?


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Categories: death, feelings, sad,


My dearest Nathan Reide 
4 years on, still my heart bleeds 
I'm always here with thoughts of you
with a glimmer of clarity I catch myself...

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Categories: bereavement, death of a

Premium Member Eulogy Tribute to My Dear Sister Raven
As the ravens fed Prophet Elijah by the brook
you brought gentle words to nourish our souls.

Like the paintings of Monet, Van Gogh and Degas
Your creative...

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Categories: bereavement, cry, death of

I heard your laugh come through my voice today,
I'm sure that means you were right by my side,
It was four short years back just yesterday,

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Categories: death of a friend,

Stephanie Dodds
My never ending
     search for whatever
     this psychologically gout
riddled rhyme stir to

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Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade,

Premium Member Her Name Was Duno
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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Categories: death, death of a

Premium Member Tribute
It began with her dear husband Yudi
The first Nathan we'd ever met--
  His friendly smile, his charming wit
  Helped my wife and me...

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Categories: friend, grandmother, love, mother,

Makes Me Nervous
Makes Me Nervous
  The busiest highway runs
  as usual but alongside it
  pin drop silence of death
  spreads feathers at...

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Categories: animal, anxiety, death, heartbreak,