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Eulogy Poems | Examples of Eulogy Poetry

Eulogy Poems. Below are examples of poems about eulogies. This list of eulogy poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of eulogy poetry. This list of works about eulogy is an excellent resource for examples on how to write eulogy poems.

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List of Eulogy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Khashoggi and All the World's Freedom Fighters Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse eulogy, heartbreak, murder, peace,
Premium Member Poem Ode To The Walrus Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric addiction, celebrity, character, eulogy,
Premium Member Poem Child In Time arthur vaso Couplet eulogy, anti bullying, art, bullying,
We Were Not Promised Another Day Bette Bavington Villanelle eulogy, animal, bereavement, best friend,
Eulogy for Brian Dave Timperley Elegy eulogy,
The Greatest Gift James West Free verse birth, blessing, death, eulogy,
Emotional Onset Surges Like Tsunami 2nd wave matthew harris Dramatic Verse eulogy, 11th grade, angel, angst,
Premium Member Poem Epitaph of a wandering soul Thvia Shetley Rhyme death, eulogy, life,
Summer Season On A Time Clock Anthony Parker Prose Poetry eulogy, allusion, analogy, bereavement, death,
Premium Member Poem SPIRIT SOUL GONE JOHN DOE James Edward Lee Sr. Epitaph absence, confusion, dedication, eulogy,

Death Be Not Proud
by matthew harris
Foe no paw tick
     yell la rhyme anon,
nor reason the spirit
     of English poet
   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, 11th grade, 12th grade,

YOU NEED ME
by olusegun Arowolo
My work is to teach ,
Even though I’m not a teacher ,
But an educationist ,
Knowledge is not static even if I’m ecstatic ,
I need to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy,

RIP John Doe
by Rico Leffanta
John Doe was a prince of a guy
Who forgot to zip up his fly
So out in the snow
John started to grow
When a snow-blower passed him...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, eulogy, funny,

Autumn Equinox 2018
by matthew harris
I riff flecked about thee august
     Autumn Equinox 2018,
     this polymath learned why,
September Equinox
   ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, 11th grade, 8th grade,

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Hope S Gaughan
by Gregory R Barden


I had hoped for angels

But in earth I will stay

For my husband died first

And he scared them away

...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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RIP M T Pocquettes
by Gregory R Barden

Here's a hammer for my debtors

For my bills, I couldn't pay

Just take a piece of marble

And then please go away


...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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Here Lies Festus Sleape
by Gregory R Barden

We're asleep in this graveyard
We can't hear you pout
So please leave your flowers
And get the hell out


...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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D S Gruntled RIP
by Gregory R Barden

I've been whining for years

And I know you'll agree

That it's now safe to say

It sucks ... to be me


...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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RIP Nephyr E Nuff
by Gregory R Barden

For Dad I struggled like a slave
Being clean-cut and tight-lipped
I hope he's happy with my grave
For the grass is always clipped


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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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Here Lies Laise E Brother
by Gregory R Barden

His dear wife Daisy, wheelchair-bound
Had a sis who thought him lazy
Perhaps she's glad he's in the ground
For now he's pushing Daisy


...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous,

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Tom E Aiken
by Gregory R Barden

My wife deplored her duty

But O' was she good-looking

She sold me on her beauty

But killed me with her cooking




Written and submitted on September 18, 2018
For...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy, humorous, light,

EPITAPH - Booby Prize
by Rico Leffanta
Here lies (but I must tell the truth)
A Stag Party Dancer named Ruth
A natural wonder
Who caused priests to blunder
Inside the confessional booth...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dance, eulogy, fun, lust,

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Epitaph for George - A Lethal Wind
by Geoffrey Brewer
EPITAPH - A LETHAL WIND

Here lies George, the sad deceased

Victim of flatulence released

The result: he would expire

Stood before an open fire


Geoffrey Brewer
15 Sept 2018...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, eulogy,

Mercedes Benz
by David Cardamone
Mercedes Benz

A sinkhole swallowed my friend.
Thankfully, my house was still around the bend.
At least to remember, I need not travel far.
I hope my insurance covers...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, fun, funeral, funny,

Eula Gee
by Rico Leffanta
Here lies Father John with his mum
Who told everyone John was dumb
Her final scoff,
"What a RIP-off!
You must be as dumb as they come!"

Well, lightening soon...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, death, eulogy, grave,

Nostalgia For Yesteryear Of Boyhood
by matthew harris
(originally composed approximately a half 
dozen plus years since this revision now, 
September 13th 2018 ~ 12:48 ante meridiem, 
which missive, I came across scrolling...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, 12th grade, 9th grade,

The Eschaton of the Troglodyte
by Trey Hamner
One million years ago
Before everything we know
Was "this" even here
On the galactic frontier?

For some there's no debate
There was some extant state
For some there's no dispute
God's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, age, anxiety, bible, creation,

Seascape
by Jean Bush
Oh, how you loved it, puppy,
When first you saw the beach.
“Sit, stay, don’t dig the sand.”
I had so much to teach.

You barked and rolled and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy, beach, cry, death, dog,

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He Took His Last Breath
by Eve Roper
Sonny Doyal Roper

October 14, 1943 - August 29, 2018

This poem was written by my husband last month for Victor Carmel Buhagiar with also a rosary...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: eulogy,

No Problems
by Trevor McLeod
If you've noticed there's no problems,
the government has too.
There's a billion cars poluting
and a mask to put on new.

There's a tax upon your property
for nothing...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, analogy, assonance, eulogy,