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Funeral Family Poems

These Funeral Family poems are examples of Family poems about Funeral. These are the best examples of Family Funeral poems written by international poets.

The Cost of Revenge, Part I
My blood ran cold
when my grandpa told
the story you’re about to hear
of moral laws
broke by great grandpa,
that would bring all involved to tears.

It was one...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, dark, family,

Premium Member Open Season for Babyishness
Sharpness of sarcastic wit
Swiftness of tongue, closed mind, 
Alienate family before you are done

Angry social media posts, throwing skeletons out of closets
Hostility seen months before...

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Categories: family, political, religion,

Today my heart feels sorrow
Saying goodbye is hard to do
But I will cherish every moment 
The memories I have of you

It's been the hardest thing...

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Categories: birthday, death, family, funeral,

E LUUU -An Elegy-
        An elegy to Alex-Tina Rebecca Avode


Just like 
Real human beings
Who at night 
Lay waste THEIR sorrows...

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Categories: family, absence, cry, death, death

Premium Member The Fallen

“The Fallen”

he sees himself 
in the reflection of cold close 
yet distant shop windows, 
his final journey along the 
Hard Time Road
walking alone, 
unforgiven, no...

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Categories: family, freedom, friendship, god,

Anguish Most Dutiful - 'Reading at a Fueral'

The echo of the organs pipes, the absence of a breeze,
The warm and dusty air, filling lungs still mired by grief.

With a hundred looks...

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Categories: family, death, death of a

Luctor et Emergo
Luctor et Emergo

I try to suppress the desire
My sinful nature provoking me
I’m a fake with much impurity
God’s words are calling me higher

Searching for a home...

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Categories: family, absence, angst, anxiety, depression,

Premium Member In Truth, He Lies, She Cries
In Truth, He Lies, She Cries


Drug buy,
for one it went good.
Drug buy,
for one it went bad.

You see Kevin,
wore high heeled sneakers.
You see Kevin,
was his junkies'...

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Categories: family, 12th grade, confusion, death,

Premium Member Here Lies Brutha N Lauh

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

* This did NOT place...

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Categories: death, eulogy, family, funeral,

Thank God I Have A Brother
Thank God I have a Brother!
He fixes up the truck,
I sometimes give him money,
Whenever he gets stuck.

(Not just for up and fixin’
The truck – not...

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Categories: family, birthday, brother, cheer up,

Premium Member I am Half and Half
My Great Grandmothers Funeral in England
Her name: Martha Franklin 

I am half and half
Half of my roots come from England
The other half American

Blending them together...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family,

The night- serene and dark,
We lay, mellowed in peace,
How silence would embark,
Down to its utter tease.

As no morning moves,
There’s news I don’t see,
only the outside...

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Categories: family, birth, dark, death, destiny,

Eternal Waltz
Eternal Waltz

Beside another recent lain
Dug before the morning rain
Laid in rows midst flowers and grass
Where hand-carved marble speaks of past

Blackbird seeking worm or grain
Eyes the...

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Categories: family, funeral, heaven, love,

Premium Member In Such Intense Flames, An Eternity May Be Born
In Such Intense Flames, An Eternity May Be Born

Hold your dreams, bind them with rainbow beams
tumble sweetly and let heart's passion arise
sow the seeds that...

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Categories: appreciation, art, care, family,

Two sides of death
Death was dreaded. 
Dreaded more. 

Being told, 

The day arrived. 

The bond was broken, 
The memories ended,...

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Categories: care, death, eulogy, family,

Family Remembers, Part II

It was two full days after this charade
when Marie was told the grim news,
her ex-husband had been shanked in prison,
killed by two illegal alien youths.


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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

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© TJ Silba  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, bereavement, death of a

Last Man Standing
Last Man Standing
The family was ten when I was a lad.
Six siblings, Mum, Dad & Granddad.
When Dad left, Granddad went as well
Mum with five kids,...

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Categories: angst, family, funeral, sad,

Fields of Silence
‘Silence’ is their interim address
Where time like a river yet flows
Terrestrial dust returns once again
To the place whence all life grows,

Resting quietly in Death’s garden...

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Categories: celebration, death, family, funeral,

When time moves on 
And we have to stop to say goodbye
My how it reminds us how time flies by
Oh why must we say...

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Categories: bereavement, family, funeral, god,