Death Family Poems
These Death Family poems are examples of Family poems about Death. These are the best examples of Family Death poems written by international poets.
Her sleep so deep that now it's dark
change, family, grief, lonely,
It's now dark because she sleeps
Greedy Loss round about us creeps
Snatching souls, and thus into homes seeps
This shadow of death and there weeps
A child, a...
Satan Tries to Strike
angel, christian, family, health,
*** Satan Tries to Strike ***
By the house,
By the door
across the floor
To kneel by my bed,
My guardian angel came
Carrying ways to hold the peace
A Ceaseless, Eternal Grief
family, 9th grade, cancer, cousin,
Loved our child since she was conceived.
Doctors declare she was diseased.
We sneezed and she was seized.
It’s hard to breathe; I don’t...
Ode to Shelton
family, bereavement, christian, death of
His knowledge was his untapped wellspring,
After 93 years of learning anew;
He valued knowing something about everything,
From construction & farming, to baseball & screws.
anger, bereavement, death, family,
Once the shots rang out,
I saw the bodies fall.
In this peaceful locale,
It made no sense at all.
Just good friends and family,
That were gathered together.
death, depression, emotions, family,
Written on January 18, 2015: 10:35 PM
The girl close her eyes
She open her ears
She tied her feet
She cut her fingers
She'll be dead soon
Be here, do...
anger, death, family, sea,
The fall of rain on a stormy winter night.
The flap of wings in losing a desperate fight.
The heartbeat of the dragon and the rider intertwined....
The Keepsake Supper
age, bereavement, death, family,
I sit at my family’s empty table
Life’s feast is almost gravely gone
I am the final guest left in this familial fable
All within my bloodline have...
Harriet Harris circa November 13th, 1935 - May 4th, 2005
family, absence, age, anniversary, birthday,
Harriet Harris circa November 13th, 1935 - ~ May 4th, 2005
untimely death sentence ordained
approximately six months prior
to mother dearest celebrating
her seventieth birthday,
The House on Bleak Street
boy, death, family, girl,
On a dead-end street,
At the edge of town;
Sat a broken-down house,
With no other around.
The paint was all faded,
And the windows were cracked.
The rain had poured...
The Train and the Room Out Back
death, family, moving on,
A train went by in the distance
and I could hear it passing
every few hours or so from the back
bedroom of my grandfather’s house
THE DECEPTION OF LOVE
family, love, old, people,
The exaltation of my depression controlled my free will
Sensing the elusiveness of a thing called Love
feeling the high and the low of it
I expected the...
divorce, family, heartbreak, native
She smiled a toothy smile with perfect sized lips and straight white teeth welcoming me,
Her face perfectly symmetrical except for one brown eye shaped slightly...
Give it a name Part 1
family, memory, missing you,
What name can I give
To a dream that is uncertain
To people who are unclear
To a feeling I am unsure of
To a message that is...
death, faith, family, grief,
From this narrow lane of time,
from this uncertain strait and burdens
from these enclaves of wearying vanity fair,
from this time bound journeying among mortals,