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An epitaph poem is a form of poetry consisting of a commemorative inscription on a tomb or mortuary monument written to praise the deceased, but there is more to an epitaph. What is epitaph in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member What lies beneath
Buried here is the weather man J. P. Blithing Forgot his brolly and got struck by lightning In this vault is the flat coffin of J.J. Stowler Fell into the path of a runaway steam roller In this...Read More
Categories: death, humor,
Form: Epitaph

Oh that I am that just a rock dirt and dust where am I on this earth and do I matter this I must once young once held power in my hands and arms oh, ...Read More
Categories: analogy, bereavement, celebration, death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member WAKE
We placed a pine box casket on a sawhorse table. There weren’t but little notice, did as best we able. I watched the flowers wilting in the heat of August. It seemed a shameful squander given what they...Read More
Categories: allegory, irony,
Form: Epitaph
The charisma of success
This illusion of time has no reason If there was no history Where will we start Now that we know what we are In a world where eyes never lied Achieve something to be remembered A burning ember Reflection in your eyes Time...Read More
Categories: allah, angel, marriage, memorial,
Form: Epitaph
Picture You in My Heart
I picture you in my heart I close my eyes to see you and the World goes dark. A memory of you I carry in...Read More
Categories: care, death, i miss
Form: Epitaph

August Ending
The breeze cool and refreshing colors paled pastel exhibitors lipstick pinks, buttered yellows, creamy peach, alabaster whites, orange tangerine, wintery blues; August cools ratcheting down the once oppressive heat relief, respite, balming appeasement, comforting solace...Read More
Categories: allusion, seasons,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Carolyn
Though waves of tears...Read More
Categories: butterfly, goodbye, poetess,
Form: Epitaph
My Mother, My Friend
Mum, I wasn't prepared for you to pass so soon. There was so much more I had planned for you to do. I never got the chance to say thank you for the love you gave. It was...Read More
Categories: care, deep, emotions,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Political precision
Love is the ultimate and only real revolution....Read More
Categories: 3rd grade, abuse, adventure,
Form: Epitaph
Memories of you
On the days when the cold wind blew I thought of the times we spent as our love grew And the sun shone upon our faces Standing tall and feeling that we were in God’s good graces Time...Read More
Categories: relationship, remember,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Whispered Wish
fervent, whispered her last wish to be buried in the glen where freedom she found in notebook and pen...Read More
Categories: death, freedom, writing,
Form: Epitaph
flowers wither with glory, the birds mute with garb: why we stubbornly in suffering...!?...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, metaphor, truth,
Form: Epitaph
Grandma, we miss you You were loved by all the family Each and every day We had lots of fun together Never to be forgotten Grandma, we miss you You loved cappuccinos And heated dinner plates Grandma,...Read More
Categories: emotions, family, grandmother, memorial,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Memories and Tears
Categories: bereavement, brother, childhood, cousin,
Form: Epitaph
A Crack Heard Round the World
It's just a small crack much like the one in the Old Liberty Bell but here it is again growing, in the torch of Lady Liberty's hand; like any crack first made it tends to grow and...Read More
Categories: allusion,
Form: Epitaph

Specific Types of Epitaph Poems

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Definition | What is Epitaph in Poetry?