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Epitaph Poems. Examples of Epitaphs and a list of new poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Epitaph poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of an Epitaph.

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)?

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Premium Member FLESH ROTS TURNS TO DUST YET MY SPIRIT NEVER DIES-
My flesh rots dies (You cry)... But my spirit never dies! 11/26/20 James Edward Lee Sr © 2020...Read More
Categories: absence, adventure, bereavement, death,
Form: Epitaph



Premium Member End of the Line
Myrtle's gerbil ~ wasn't fertile...Read More
Categories: baby, humor,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Dying Young
This is the grave of Peter Pan, Not destined to become a man.....Read More
Categories: books, death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Anonymous
Here lies someone who is dead, Too bad the tombstone can't be read....Read More
Categories: death, sympathy,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Epitaph - For a Poet
I lay beneath this stone a poet's destiny fulfilled and I bring a million poems to rest in peace with me _______________________ November 20, 2020 Poetry/Epitaph/For a Poet Copyright Protected, ID 11-1306-314-20 All Rights Reserved, 2020, Constance La France Written for the Standard contest,...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Epitaph



Premium Member FREED VERSE epitaphial
On earth he lived and left it a better place....Read More
Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member VERSE FREED to applaud
A well travelled lass named Adelaide Innovative and never staid, Unmarried,single but no old maid- A short life,latterly full of pain, Her epitaph,the American cinquain. ...Read More
Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member This Hero Will Never Die
Dear Terry Goodkind, You gave so many heroes to me, But I know that in my mind You will be always a hero for me! Your wise novels have opened my eyes And taught me how much I can realize; I’ve...Read More
Categories: books, hero, memory, truth,
Form: Epitaph
Tim McGraw
Here lies the body shot to hell Of the gunslinger Tim McGraw Quick on the trigger, all can tell He was awful slow on the draw 11-16-20 Contest: Quat-Ro your Four Line Sponsor: Brian Strand...Read More
Categories: death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member HAMMERED HOME
Here lies my auctioneer friend, Ron ~ His final ‘going, going gone!’ 14/09/18 ...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member OVERSTUFFED
Ted, taxidermist, here doth lie ~ He stuffed himself with too much pie! 15.11.20 Du-O Your Two Line Poetry Contest Sponsored by Brian Strand ...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Please don't forget me
Please Don’t Forget Me. . When I slumber and breathe no more And the sun no longer shines upon me My bones laid to rest Under idle peaceful ground Within a chest By a shady leafy sprawling tree Please don’t forget me . Remember...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, caregiving, cry,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member 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 pathways of the night: his owner's faithful Maltese... but will...Read More
Categories: animal, best friend, death
Form: Epitaph
He lived as he never was
He lived as he never was So short a life here with us Yet so tremendous the impact ...Read More
Categories: bereavement, destiny,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member For Jonesy
A batsman who was born, not made, And a wonderful innings, well-played.* Dean Jones was a former Australian cricketer who died recently in Mumbai, India....Read More
Categories: appreciation, death, sports,
Form: Epitaph

Specific Types of Epitaph Poems

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Definition | What is Epitaph in Poetry?