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.


Last Man Standing by Dave Timperley
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 by Eugene Harvey
‘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,



Premium MemberBECAUSE I'M IN HEAVEN WITH GOD TODAY by jack cooper
 
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,

How Do You Give Away A Life by roger turner
Sorting boxes, packing clothes
Assaulted by the past
When you stood and said forever
You both thought it would last
A jewellery box, a trinket here
A gift they never...

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Categories: cry, death, family, feelings,

Don't Come to My Funeral by Jali the Bard
Don't come to my funeral
To see me once I die
If you never gave me tenderness
Or comfort when I cried

Don't come to my funeral 
To wail...

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Categories: betrayal, cousin, death, family,

We will Reunite by Himanshi Singh Chandel
I wonder what you dream when you smile in sleep,
Whatever the reason is, I find my peace of mind in it
Although you are resting the...

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Categories: deep, emotions, family, funeral,

Memorial of Candy by Florence McMillian
Memorial of Candy

My memories of knowing him
So many years ago
As the father of my two oldest children
I’ll remember the thoughts that glow

Though a lot of...

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Categories: family, children, funeral, growing

Sidewalk Story by M.P. Shaudd
Every family has a story
And ours is cast in stone
In the corner of the sidewalk
Just a few feet from the home

Where we once made love
With...

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Categories: divorce, family, hurt, imagery,

Premium MemberONE STONE COLD HEART by JAN ALLISON
My father’s funeral, a sad occasion
but his cruel actions go beyond the grave

My sister had organised a display 
A silver frame contained a picture of...

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Categories: confusion, family, father, funeral,

RIP Kiwi by Elizabeth Wilkin
Pulling together the pieces
Our broken hearts lay bare
A needle and thread is what we need
To rescue what is left, we share 

The constant tears steam...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, dad, family,

Premium MemberGONE by Line Gauthier
Another generation
Wiped off the face of the earth
With its untold stories
Buried secrets
Unreachable depths
Irretrievable treasures
Souls from the past
Shrouded in grey clouds
Dissipating in the distance
Gone in a...

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Categories: family, funeral, journey, loss,

Premium MemberTribute to Kenrick Garcia by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Today I heard you pass
Those words RIP 
Broke my heart
There was nothing much I could have said,
Except rest in peace my dear friend.

I wish, I...

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Categories: absence, cousin, death, family,

Premium MemberThe Beautiful Eyes Of Hattie by Tiffany Saxon
She’ll always be our family’s valedictorian of sight…
For
 She was the no nonsense type of woman who gave all of her love and insight to...

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Categories: beautiful, dedication, eulogy, family,

Open Casket Part 2 by Callie Johnson
-If you haven't read part 1 read it now!

Here’s the army
Solemn salutes
To her husband;
Gift’s and grim speeches
Back to the church 
Bustling luncheon 
Warm food covering...

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Categories: death, family, funeral, grandparents,

Open Casket Part 1 by Callie Johnson
We shuffled in
Dead quiet 
Somehow always smiles
Tables laid with afterthoughts
Of the one who couldn’t share them
Jumbled faces moving down the line 
Looking for the better...

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Categories: change, death, family, funeral,

A Family Thing by Donal Mahoney
Someone broke in the house
the weekend the elderly couple was 
out of town, a family thing. 

The TV, the couch and 
computer were gone.
Someone took...

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Categories: family,

The Price of Death-Robert Price by CC Browning
Hey little bro man, I miss you so man
I try to come to terms and I try to understand
Why were you taken from us? you...

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Categories: family, brother, conflict, death of

A Son's Tribute to His Father just passed by Martin McAreavey
A Son's Tribute (spoken at my Dad's Funeral)

A quiet man,
A family man,
A proud to be a father man.
A handy man,
A lively man,
Not known to be...

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Categories: family, dad, death, emotions, eulogy,

Hilda's Family Reunion by Donal Mahoney
Paddy didn't want to go to his wife's family reunion. He told her that in the same nice way he had told her in years...

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Categories: family, marriage,

GHASTLY GRAVE GATHERING by Tanis Troutman
Ghastly Grave Gathering 

Gran and grandpa are gone
Giving grandchildren gifts
Generations greedy
Guilty, grabbing for gain
Granted gratis gold goods
Girls grovel gracelessly
Gluttonous grandkids grief 

November 2016...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, death, family,