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Death Free Verse Poems

These Death Free Verse poems are examples of Free Verse poems about Death. These are the best examples of Free Verse Death poems written by international poets.

That was then, this is now
That was then, this is now,
Your light shone so bright,
And yet now you’re gone.

That was then, this is now,
We were always together,
And now I’m all...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Premium Member A Time To Reflect
"we are
All pawns in the chessboard of an
Unknown skilled magician..." (By Poet)

On a calm tranquil afternoon,
When playful chirping and cooing  
Of birds entertain lavishly...

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Categories: journey, life,

Premium Member Heads or tales
The ramblings of an old man. Whose years have seen what this life is. Whose eyes have seen the cold man and felt his passing...

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Categories: age, cry, dark, fear,

Premium Member As a Raven Caws

Something dreadful do I see, reflected in her eyes.
Could be death she's seen in a horrid dream, or
perhaps the relapse of a wretched addiction
that's left...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorrow,

Premium Member i had to Goggle the spelling
when students ask about metaphors
and similes 
i love it
but please stop identifying juxtaposition 
i hand them a 
look it up yourself pal
i never had a...

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Categories: dark, desire, easter,

On the Rug
On the Rug with Death,
two beers in hand
(though no one here drinks)
we laugh, his lifespan
a joke still fizzed. My breath

ignites wars, lulls drivers
to sleep and...

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Categories: age, bereavement, confusion, desire,

Premium Member To a Dead Mouse

Friend, whatever brought your life to end
had no appetite for mouse flesh, nudged your
small gray body on its side with a thorough sniff
and left your...

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Categories: in memoriam,

Premium Member To surrender
Joshua 6:15 NIV?
[15] On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched around the city seven times in the same manner, except that...

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Categories: faith,

Scars are ugly
Scars are beautiful
Like death
Like life
They are the same

Scars are you
Stories of you
It is here and there
Hidden and shown

They whisper to you 
A story...

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Categories: abuse, loneliness, mental health,

Premium Member Get It Right
Get It Right
Miracle Man

After the final chapter of life is written,
Many will judge us better,
or worse than perhaps we were.

To those that we may have...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, god, judgement, sin,

The Rage
A lonesome attic,
Broken by tragic farewells,
Tolling the death bells....

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Categories: dark,

I want to peel his skin back, and eat it like the meat of a grape
In the cool light,
I want to peel his skin back
And eat it like the meat of a grape

In the heat summer,
I’m painted, red as Cardinal

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Categories: angel, dark, death, depression,

The battlefield is filled with blood,

Washing the whole field like an ocean that will never end,

My comrades kill to defend themselves,

I kill to survive

My enemies...

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Categories: age, angst, anxiety, care,

Premium Member Yearn
" Life is the story of men who have strived, won or failed and of hearts that keep yearning against all odds"   ...

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Categories: absence, allegory, love,

Premium Member Dead Reckoning
 "God sent neither a philosopher or a general,
but a savior with the power to forgive."


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Categories: introspection,

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