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Life Elegy Poems

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

A Dirge
(In memory of Uncle Thomas)

Bumpy breeze, like a blasting roar
That day when you did soar without an oar
Twenty-two years of sorrow, too long
For many years,...

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Categories: dark, death, depression, sick,

RIP Junior Pope

In sombre silence & mournful melody, 
A threnody for one who passed on sadly,
Who lost his life without a life jacket,
Crashed without precaution...

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Categories: 1st grade,

Premium Member No Time to Say Goodbye
She slowly began to slip away, 
Then suddenly she was gone.
At 1:00 am she could not stay
And died hours before dawn. 
She died too fast...

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Categories: death, lost love, wife,

I Demand Justice For Ryan Gainer Death
I demand Justice, 
For the world's hatred, a blight, 
Justice for the innocent's tragic plight, 
Where evil prospers in the night, 
Like shadows dark, obscuring...

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Categories: 11th grade, dedication, kid,

Premium Member Brother Of Our Souls
Born December 5, 1961,
blonde cherubic, lips of rose buds,
eyes of the bluest baby innocence.
Remember the 1960's brother,
Massapequa proud, Long Island.
Our Cedar Street,
lined once with what...

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Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade,

Shanquella's Sanpaku Tale
Eyes!  Doleful and lonely as they quietly penetrate my soul

In their silence, I can hear clamorous rumblings of a tale that pleads to be...

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Categories: angst, betrayal, bullying, dark,

Premium Member When Leaving Morphs to Grieving
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

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Categories: grief, how i feel,

Premium Member A Petal Amongst The Thorns 1918


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Categories: elegy, angel, bereavement, death, devotion,

Premium Member My Griffin
Dear Griffin,
 I clearly remember the first time we met. Jim had brought you at all of
four months of age to my families summer reunion....

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Categories: animal, dog,

Premium Member In memory of passing away of my friend, Ben
Today, we gather not to mourn the passing of our dear friend Ben, but to celebrate a life that brought us immeasurable joy and love.


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Categories: death of a friend,

Natures call struck
In the cold abyss, 
we beseech that we 
may not wither in and 
from our purchase. 

Even though we do not 
expedite ourselves and 

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Categories: angst, art, bereavement, confusion,

Glum Yet Grateful
Here comes the dawn
of a thoughtful Mourn. 
Month of the desecrated demise
of a Monumental personage.

Unpleasant feels beclouds the air
I consume,
My structure reconciles itself
to the dreadful...

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Categories: anniversary, death, feelings, heartbroken,

Premium Member Lambent Embers
I am in my life’s October,
Where passion plays its role
And when embers of my memory stir, 
Their sparks engulf me whole.
They help me to remember,

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Categories: grief, how i feel,

Our tribute to you Marie
A tribute to Marie,
Marie, you seemed to draw the short straw in life,
Again and again, 
Yet somehow you were able find a way to keep...

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Categories: age, angel, appreciation, bereavement,

Premium Member Jose Mendoza
Jose Mendoza, was a young migrant farmworker,
he was harvesting sweet potatoes on
Barnes Farming property in Spring Hope, 
North Carolina on September 5, 2023.
The temperature was...

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Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade,

Book: Shattered Sighs