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Sad Elegy Poems

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

Love Letter of Summer
By Cherbo Geeplay

Summer is yet to come and may
never come. She's stirring in an
August noon, sitting on the long
plateaus of these fields so far

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Categories: appreciation, black african american,

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,

Elegy to a promised land
In the quiet twilight, we gather here today,  
To honor my dad, remember him, and pray.  
From the promised land, he flew with...

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Categories: america, culture, dad, father,

Left Behind
“How exactly, my love, am I to die well?” 
The question croaked - a ghostly whisper;
from her lingering mouth
of rotten teeth and wretched lips;
broken by...

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Categories: death, grief, longing, loss,

Premium Member Matthew Shepard Of Wyoming
Twenty-one years old,
or should I say young,
with the fair coloring and
grace of a trumpeting swan.
Youth of intellect and
a goodness.

He attended an LGBTQ+ meeting
on the campus...

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Categories: 6th grade, 7th grade,

Our Nile
"Do not stand by my grave and weep", they said.
Here's something she would have said instead.
"Hey, smile, all of your smiles are beautiful."
Hers was more...

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Categories: elegy, angel, cry, extended metaphor,

Elegy To the Uyghur Khaganate
O Glorious and Wise Empire of the East 
Slaughtered by cold winter’s wrath and the azure dragon 
For this world had no place to lay...

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Categories: goodbye, history, hope, memorial,

Sad Man's Lullaby
As I've once have seen, tears fall down the face,
Of a lonely treasured man,
I meet realities with him through the swallow of the lament river,

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Categories: feelings, lost love, song,

The Silence of Yesterday
for abunic sheriff – a friend who battled sickle cell.

yesterday the bones in my friend’s body wrote me a note of grief saying that they...

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Categories: death, deep, for him,

The Sad Sky
the sky is blue
broken hearts need glue,
don't make me change places baby,
just come through.
I don't wanna be ur angel Darling,
the devil inside me isn't deranged,

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Categories: 9th grade, absence, anti

Premium Member We Mourn
Each delicious breath,
Every cooling drink.
I salute your passing.

Temperatures we enjoyed,
your breezes stroked my skin,
sunlight played softly,
green fields waved salutations.
I recognize your demise.

Unfiltered sunlight on my...

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Categories: angst, appreciation, beauty, death,

The Bewail City
The Bewail city

Ragged into pieces of pain
Each piece tormenting a certain taxpayer
Not even a solitary taxpayer skimped on
Oh the city of bewail!

Walloping at taxpayers 

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Categories: africa, betrayal, corruption, poetry,

Premium Member Elegy For a Garden Gnome
There once was a gnome named Jerome
Who made a herb garden his home.
One day as he frolicked,
He slipped and fell on some garlic
And was instantly...

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Categories: elegy, farewell, for him, humor,

How utterly shocking it was 
To see his smile fading like a flower 
Withering in summer's hot sun, 
He who with his ‘Good Morn' would...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Lost and Fear of Life
Also life goes on in the change surface of this life's transition 

I have so many things thrown at me  left and right.

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Categories: anxiety, grief, life, lost,

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