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Epitaph Epigram Poems

These Epitaph Epigram poems are examples of Epigram poems about Epitaph. These are the best examples of Epigram Epitaph poems written by international poets.


Ancient Greek Epigrams III
Ancient Greek and Roman Epigrams

Stranger, rest your weary legs beneath the elms;
hear how coolly the breeze murmurs through their branches;
then take a bracing draught from...

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Categories: bereavement, death of a



Ancient Greek Epigrams II
Ancient Greek and Roman Epigrams

Stranger, rest your weary legs beneath the elms;
hear how coolly the breeze murmurs through their branches;
then take a bracing draught from...

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Categories: bereavement, death, death of

Ancient Greek Epigrams I
Ancient Greek and Roman Epigrams I

Wall, we're astonished that you haven't collapsed,
since you're holding up verses so prolapsed!
Ancient Roman graffiti, translation by Michael R. Burch

You...

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Categories: bereavement, death, eulogy, funeral,

MICHELANGELO: Modern English Translations
MICHELANGELO: Modern English Translations

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) is considered by many experts to be the greatest artist and sculptor of all time. These are modern English...

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Categories: epigram, art, beauty, light, love,

MICHELANGELO TRANSLATIONS
MICHELANGELO TRANSLATIONS

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet. He and his fellow Florentine, Leonardo da Vinci, were rivals...

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Categories: angel, art, beautiful, beauty,



LEONARDO DA VINCI POEMS, EPIGRAMS AND QUOTES
LEONARDO DA VINCI POEMS, EPIGRAMS AND QUOTES

These are my modern English translations of the poems, epigrams and quotes of Leonardo da Vinci. I believe the...

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Categories: art, eulogy, nature, poems,

Plato Epigram Translations
PLATO EPIGRAM TRANSLATIONS

These epitaphs and other epigrams have been ascribed to Plato...

Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be,
But go with good fortune: I...

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Categories: death, eulogy, funeral, memorial,

Athenian Epitaphs II
Athenian Epitaphs II

These are ancient Greek epitaphs for lost family and friends, including dogs and other animals ...

Now his voice is prisoned in the silent...

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Categories: epigram, animal, best friend, death

Short Stuff: Epigrams
Epigrams by Michael R. Burch



Negligibles
by Michael R. Burch
 
Show me your most intimate items of apparel:
begin with the hem of your quicksilver slip ...



Negotiables
by Michael...

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Categories: body, clothes, death, eulogy,

More iffy coronavirus haiku
yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #1
by michael r. burch

plagued by the Plague
i plague the goldfish
with my verse



yet another iffy coronavirus haiku #2
by michael r. burch

sunflowers
hang...

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Categories: epigram, america, death, eulogy, health,

Childless
Epigrams/Epitaphs

Childless
by Michael R. Burch

How can she bear her grief?
Mightier than Atlas, she shoulders the weight
of one fallen star.

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Laughter’s Cry
by Michael R. Burch 

Because life is...

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Categories: child, death, eulogy, funeral,

Epigrams V
Epigrams

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If...

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Categories: giggle, humor, humorous, irony,

Epitaphs
Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.



Autumn...

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Categories: epigram, bereavement, death, death of

Epigrams IV
Sex Hex
by Michael R. Burch

Love’s full of cute paradoxes
(and highly acute poxes).



Love
by Michael R. Burch

Love is either wholly folly,
or fully holy.



Nun Fun Undone
by Michael R....

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Categories: bible, christian, death, funeral,

Epigrams III
Speechless
by Ko Un
translation by Michael R. Burch

At Auschwitz
piles of glasses,
mountains of shoes...
returning, we stared out different windows.

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Conformists
by Michael R. Burch

Conformists of a feather
flock together.

***

Fahr an'...

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Categories: humor, literature, philosophy, poems,