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School Epitaph Poems

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


Just As She Was - a Tribute To Cicely Tyson
Just a wisp of a girl, dainty as a rose
Dark as the color of bitter-sweet cocoa
From her short hair to her perky nose
A black queen...

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Categories: black african american, celebrity,



Premium Member A King
A beloved king~Prince Philip,                     ...

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Categories: death, life, love,

Premium Member Epitaph For My Father, An Everyman
Epitaph for My Father, an Everyman

(Written with John Hughes in mind, 
      as he will understand)

One night in particular, I...

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Categories: christian, father daughter, forgiveness,

George Floyd
I
I tried not to mention the crime
Siblings, it is high time
America stopped self-flagellation,
Self-hate, self-abnegation

II
I feel for him, brother George ("of the earth")
I came close, but...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, anger, anti bullying,

Elegy For a Little Girl, Lost
Elegy for a little girl, lost
by Michael R. Burch

. . . qui laetificat juventutem meam . . .

She was the joy of my youth,
and now...

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Categories: epitaph, bereavement, daughter, death, eulogy,



Elegy For a Little Girl, Lost
Elegy for a little girl, lost
by Michael R. Burch

. . . qui laetificat juventutem meam . . .

She was the joy of my youth,
and now...

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Categories: epitaph, daughter, death, eulogy, funeral,

Premium Member George Fulwider 1837-1918
George Fulwider
1837-1918

My beating-heart age,
Reached the half century mark,
When I and my “better second,”
Found hopeful roots,
And an oleander trellis,
On burgeoning Philadelphia street, 
Here in this Quaker...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Kenneth Standish 1912-1919
Kenneth Standish
1912-1919

We lived on Newlin Street in a gray house,
Across from the Catholic church, St. Mary’s.
I loved going to the Mass every morning,
Which I did...

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Categories: childhood,

Premium Member Frank Lane 1877-1913
Frank Lane

1877-1913

RS was my best friend,

A friend ever to the end.

Together we footed and mounted 

The pliant limbs of the Hybrid Tree

On County Road,

And wetfully...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Grace Thompson 1894-1917
Grace Thompson

1894-1917

At the timbered railroad depot,

On lower Philadelphia Street,

Across from the lumber yard and the state school there,

I spent many an erstwhile afternoon,

Sitting and worrying...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member George Schultz 1898-1917
George Schultz

1898-1917

I was reposing voiceless on my deathbed,

As with the silent fog on a winter’s morning,

On the way out of here from kidney failure,

And as...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Emma Riesgo 1897-1919
Emma Riesgo

1897-1919

Alas, I was just a simple soul.

Born second in the corner house,

Over on old Washington Street,

Just a short stroll,

From the college there,

My mother labored...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Orville C Cameron 1889-1914
Orville C. Cameron

1889-1914

Oh, such larks indeed.

Over at the State School pond,

Way back in the tuft of Eucalyptus shade,

We swam, we yelled, and we laughed.

We, the...

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Categories: earth,

Premium Member Nellie B Chandler 1897-1911
Nellie B. Chandler

1897-1911

There I am.

Here I am now.

I am the six year old girl

Behind the glass window

That wide open wedge to the north

From inside my...

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Categories: anxiety, child, death,

On My Epitaph
On my epitaph don't write I was a saint, 
When I actually know I ain't, 
I was a vulture, 
Disrespectful, refused to follow culture, 
Write...

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Categories: absence,


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