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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.


Innocence by Alyson Lang
The scissors snips strands 
off my little head. 
I can’t move. 
“You must not ruin the surprise.”

A brown curtain, 
covers my mouth and 
my eyes....

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Categories: childhood, death, funeral, poetry,

Son Of Perdition - II by LIde Sangtam
In the ages to come, troubles will visit the house of Jacob, 
But the Lord preserves them for His Holy Name sake.
Saving His people from...

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Categories: bible, christian, forgiveness, god,



Premium MemberIssues of Life and Death by Gershon Wolf
I'm afraid that your child needs multiple surgeries, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson
  (Holding back tears): Doctor, what are the odds that our Jessica will...

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Categories: death, life, love, money,

Premium MemberAn Empty Cup by Bobby May
My heart has dealt with so many tears
The loss of love through out the years
A mother a father two brothers are gone
What love do I...

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Categories: lost love,

THE HEAD IS DEAD by Man Poet
fountain of teardrops
the cadaver not cold yet
a chain reaction

a leftover void 
replacement not organised
life is a journey

domino effect
many mourners expected
ashes to ashes

tribute to the dead
hellfire...

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Categories: dark, death,

rain brings happy and gloomy together by MAHTAB BANGALEE
rain comes rain
rain wets my pain,
wets my dust of gain,
cleans my walking lane,
find I inside a path of sane 

rain comes on empty green fields
cows,...

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Categories: dark, depression, happy, how

All The Same by Marissa Faries
I am weak and strong
For keeping my life,
They were strong and weak
To hide their strife, and
To let death take their own life.
It is not a...

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Categories: allusion, death, depression, humanity,

Catagory II, 10uious upfront by Dave Collins
Man,  Pisces, Taurus mix, that I be open to things that run in opposite directions,
Age    a recognized state of my socialized...

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Categories: allusion, angst, conflict, image,

Fate by Ojingiri Hannah
Rapped at the edges of earth ends
the prayers never seem to reach heaven
where my father’s in spirit and soul lives
The journey of trio, i run...

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Categories: anger, destiny, fate, god,

Death's Destiny Of Doom by curtis johnson

Depriving me of the guidance I needed to grow up,               ...

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Categories: christian, death, family,

Death by Ojingiri Hannah
My blood is freezing
my body is wheezing
each time it turns
it cock a break 
the oil is dry
factory stations
are close down
When I open my eyes
i see...

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Categories: death, fairy,

Premium MemberMARRIAGE THIRST by JEAN MURRAY
I am emotional tonight on the ninth
anniversary of my mother's death.
Beloved mother who told me the day
before I married to quell my fears.
Then released me...

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Categories: anniversary, daughter, marriage,

Premium MemberDeath Before Life by Bobby May
Death is a one time shot to all of us
We have not a choice and someday you will die
Do not fear this thing called death...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberDead on Death by Brian Davey


A black mist of lifelessness breathes in the pure air

  It is vacant within it's emptiness dead hollow and bare
  We vanish from...

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Categories: death, deep, future, perspective,

Premium Memberquiet at the boarder tonight by cs parker
So imagine
A death ray
That turns
Troops to paste
Or makes the
Atoms in their
Body explode
Hmm dissonance
And quiet at 
The border tonight
...

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Categories: america, anger, anti bullying,

Orpheus Emerged Without Eurydice by Andrew Fairchild
Orpheus' long, slow, crawl out of Hell
Has left him nothing -- not even himself.

By looking back, he killed her!

"Oh Will!
Your paralyzed and fruitless endeavors

Have ground...

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Categories: anger, dark, death, depression,

Premium MemberDeath by Dear Heart
As Suzanne's blood soaked the road and her life ended
death saw the little girl who was me weeping, weeping
he took my hand and whispered- ...

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Categories: death,

Phoenix by Matt Forshay

It means that he or she has arisen from flames as a winner, beating all life challenges and defeating hard times. Therefore, phoenix is a...

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Categories: fantasy, myth,

FINAL EARTHLY BREATH by Beata Agustin
Final earthly breath … incredibly wondrous
Miraculously mysterious in its release
Echoing ephemeral life’s termination
Reverberating return of the soul to the Creator
Affirming Scripture’s truth:
“To be absent from...

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Categories: blessing, christian, death, faith,

A Beautiful Death by Charlotte Mae
The loneliest of lights, 
from the smallest of stars,   
comes on me tenderly,   
illuminating the pages 
scattered on the bed. ...

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Categories: desire, love hurts, romantic