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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.

Premium Member Uncle Albert
He was always known to everyone as Uncle Albert,
He used to sign all my birthday cards as Uncle Albert,
He used to turn around when I...

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Categories: dark, death, family, fun,

Black, bare in despair 
alone to nowhere 
On a corner crossroads to everywhere
Sits a house half-forgotten 
a house full of itself and memories
Dark and...

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Categories: family, abuse, allegory, art, bereavement,

Premium Member UNCLE DUBBY

I’ll tell you who Uncle Dubby is
The true backbone of our family
The root of where it all began
The beginning of our family tree
First with...

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Categories: christian, death, family, feelings,

The Hands of Jacob
Not long ago when the summers seemed warmer and the winters were whiter. When the trees grew crown of leaves bright, a transparent green. Then...

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Categories: family, age, allegory, allusion, america,

Premium Member Laid to rest
I sit at the ivy gates
Waiting to say goodbye
I should be sad 
Filled with hate 
It's not sarrow
But joy inside
Though all this sadness
Breaks my heart

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© Roger harp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, emotions, family, farewell,

Premium Member Entertainment Committee of One
She gripes, grumbles and grouses.
We smile, smirk and sneak glances at each other.
Thrilled she comes to every family reunion.
Loudly and proudly grimacing and griping.
My uncles...

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Categories: family,

Premium Member Cousin Johnnie
We were children of the 50s and early 60s, first of the boomers.
Our parents knew of wars and more wars, much lack, and hard work.

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Categories: childhood, cousin, family, love,

Premium Member Regret

We were cousins and had grown up
Close friends, living not far apart.
When I was nine and he was eight,
(His sister and my brothers were younger)

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Categories: age, bereavement, family, sorrow,

Premium Member I'd 've Swapped a Thousand Texts For One Warm Hug
“That’s not true,” the father told his children - at the funeral - “I texted her, or sent an email, almost once a week, 

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Categories: family, relationship,

Premium Member Mother's Chair
“What’s the deal with the tired old chair,” a friend politely asked...“it looks a little out of place with all your modern stuff?”
“It adds a...

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Categories: family, uplifting,

Premium Member My Magical Garden
In my magical garden,                     ...

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Categories: family, flower, funeral, garden, love,

Premium Member Grieving
I walk amidst the lonely path and cry
I will never see my dad since he died
Think, how I never said my last goodbye
Gazing up I...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, death, family,

Token of Courage
It was really unbelievable for her first 
She was not ready to accept it as well
But truth is a strong dictator 
Who never listen to...

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Categories: courage, death, family, love,

Premium Member Flippancy

Projects held together, 
with tiny threads of hope. 
Cut with sharp scissors, 
a knife, or razor-blade...

Putting hard work into a thing... 
each giving their all,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, america, forgiveness, friendship, funeral,

The Pulse
Learning a heart beats makes life go fast
My heart beats twice as fast as you think
and half as fast as I remember

When the rainbow came...

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Categories: family, anxiety, celebration, father daughter,