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Eulogy Poems | Examples of Eulogy Poetry

Eulogy Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about eulogies. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for eulogy.
Premium Member Morose Tears For The Passing Of Mommy Germaine Dupiche
It has been raining everyday The wet autumnal wind is here And Mommy Maine just left us today Peacefully. She just expired, dear This Ebony Queen was a century plus six years young Mommy Maine never got old. As...Read More
Categories: blessing, eulogy, farewell, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme

The Fall
Eve of fall denuding of trees No longer lush whispers heard through the leaves A low pitched moan a creak here and there In warning to all listening to heed and beware The salad days behind us and winters hounds approach Ravenously looking...Read More
Categories: eulogy, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul's Repeating Hymn
I'm still here, count the seconds, now I know Not for long though "How long?" Your guess is as good as mine Time to dive deep How I miss that Not our night Can one see their end? "Rather not know if I...Read More
Categories: conflict, death, deep, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Soldiers Live Forever
Old soldiers never die Old soldiers never cry Old soldiers live in our heart In our guts Forever Old soldiers live in our pride In our huts Forever Old soldiers live on Old soldiers fight on Until the last breath Until the inevitable death Of hate and...Read More
Categories: eulogy, africa, america, black african
Form: Rhyme
Sunset Town
The lawyer is calling Or the Hawk is coming But the rockets land the same In Sunset Town, They all go to ground Maybe back from where they came The rodents and rocks The zombies...Read More
Categories: eulogy, angst, anxiety, dark, death,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Nine Eleven 2001
A day That I’ll always remember A very somber DAY A very sad day A day to ponder A day to wonder A day Not like any other day A very unusual day A day to pray A day to say A day of madness A day...Read More
Categories: america, death, eulogy, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another Sad And Somber Anniversary Of 911
I remember the day when the terrorists shocked Our world. I remember that sad and dreadful day. Two planes crashed like missiles Into the Twin Towers in NYC; one hijacked Plane hit the Pentagon, while another landed In Pennsylvania...Read More
Categories: america, anniversary, eulogy, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We Can Never Forget 911
We can never forget 9/11 We will forever remember such a date A date that will live in infamy A date that has everything in it: Sadness, fire, death, destruction and bravery Heroism, sickness and resilience, except happiness 9/11/2001 is a...Read More
Categories: bullying, cry, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Rhyme
Two sorrows and a lie
You cannot charm away the grim reapers; No matter how beautiful your slick tongue Bathes your bottom lip; to give air lippers ‘til oxygen craves your depleting lung, Because I saw you but once every year, I forget to acknowledge...Read More
Categories: eulogy, angel, anger, cry, dark,
Form: Elegy
if funerals are for the Living
Must we cry at funerals? Or might we stand there motionless- Clutching fists or hands at rest Between the mourning generals Must we drown our eyes in tears? Or might we simply look away- Weigh the rain another day And feign to...Read More
Categories: cry, death, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chemo
Wake up and rush for the toilet and say my prayers Stomach races trying to catch up to the bowels emptying anxious Chemo the man said it takes a bit to get used to and I’ll...Read More
Categories: bible, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
What are you waiting for
What am I waiting for? I am waiting for the day I find a place where I belong. I am waiting to swap my pain for compassion. Waiting for the strength that is yielded by embracing the hurt. The...Read More
Categories: eulogy, angst, child, cry, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death N Taxes II
I have heard all your excuses I have listened to all your pleas It is time to pay the pipers With the sweet tears of your misery Ahh the suffering You have to surrender all your taxes...Read More
Categories: eulogy, allegory, allusion, america, angel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Doves Cry
When Doves Cry Along a seaside promenade in Bray it was on the radio You loved it there This is where you’ll come to lie Spiritual journey comes to rest Activism, and socio-political views Social justice Your voice brings me sadness as...Read More
Categories: celebrity, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When doves cry
Each time the doves cry my tears fail to fall Like mist they hover within the white squall Storms can pass on over or forever stall Makes no difference now I’m inside the eye’s wall Fly away my...Read More
Categories: eulogy, loss, perspective,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Eulogy in Poetry?