Funeral Poems | Examples of Funeral Poetry

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Categories: anti bullying, conflict, emotions, funeral, grief, hope, inspirational,
Voice for the people
by Blic Echols
Lay me down so fast asleep. 
Without a sound not even a peep. 
Drifting deep into my dreams. 
Leaving the world as it seems. 
Maybe...

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Categories: funeral, mystery, seasons, snow,
Snow white
by John Beam
covers barren land                      ...

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Categories: bereavement, culture, death, funeral, nature, tree,
A Weeping Willow Mourns
by John Beam
She is in her willows,                    ...

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Categories: angel, baby, child, death, funeral, grief,
I Love You To The Moon
by Wanda Bellmer
Today I saw you crying
I sent you lots of love
I hope that you can feel lit
Sent from heaven above

I know you love me dearly
And I'd...

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Categories: funeral, grave,
Living Day To Day
by robin davis
It has been a little scary
And I'm just a wee bit wary
Going on without your love
Now your and angel up above
Taken away from me so...

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Categories: death, death of a funeral, grief, loss, pain,
All I see is pain
by shawna horsley
   All I see is pain.
All around they cry,
Everyone's asking why?
   All I see is pain.
This is driving me insane!
Has this...

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Categories: funeral, snow,
Premium MemberUnbearable Paul
by Richard Lamoureux
There once was a snowman named Paul
Quite sadly he had a great fall
When he landed on his head
They thought for sure he was dead
Paul Bearers...

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Categories: funeral, hurt, loss, love,
Premium MemberMonoku 1229
by Rick Parise
sanctuary of sorrow  through a window  a sun beam
...

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Categories: absence, anger, emotions, funeral, loneliness,
PAIN
by Devon Davis
i don't know
sorry bold
i'm not warm but cold
i feel empty
like i got nosoul
just hollow
listen to what your told
again sorry if bold

i cant really explan
whats on...

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Categories: bereavement, caregiving, dad, death, funeral,
Tic Tock
by Lynward McKee
Tic tock it’s just a clock 
seemingly  it never stops
A pendulum that ever swings 
Every hour the chimes will ring 
Hypnotic dance , she...

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Categories: anger, bereavement, brother, cancer, funeral, grief,
The Exorcism Of G-Bad pt4
by CC Browning
My little bro has some news
He tells it real slow
Stage 4 in his lungs
Time left he doesn't know
My disbelief, denial, I couldn't face the fact
No...

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Categories: celebration, death, fun, funeral, humorous, light, night,
Viking Funeral
by David Welch
Viking, Viking burning bright,
on a pyre in the night,
though the wind howls and bites,
this funeral is out-of-sight!

Through the cold and falling snow,
on the lake your...

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Categories: dark, devotion, emotions, funeral, goodbye, heartbreak, loss,
SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RAMPAGE December 14 2012 prayer part one
by matthew harris
Tribute to those slain at sandy hook elementary school ™

I read the terribly tragic news oh boy
about unlucky kids 
   at a Connecticut...

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Categories: death, for her, for funeral, goodbye, love,
Gift of Memories
by M.P. Shaudd
When my I love you falls silent on your ears
And I'm laid back into the cold hard ground
Please speak of me at my eulogy
Espouse to...

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Categories: art, beautiful, bible, funeral, heart, heaven, light,
Premium MemberSaints and Angels
by arthur vaso
As you are a Saint
They two are angels
In my little heaven
Where gardens are grand
Flowers always in bloom
Sentiments flowing under the moon
I dream of a kiss
sharing...

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Categories: blessing, death, friendship, funeral,
Premium Member- Secret Address -
by Sunshine Smile



                   No one could see the face...

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Categories: funeral, rainbow,
Premium MemberRAINBOW'S END
by JAN ALLISON
a rainbow coffin …
I want to go off in style!
time to say goodbye

On Thursday we went to our friend Suzy's funeral - she had a...

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Categories: death, death of a funeral, horror, leaving, loss,
The Dark Feeling
by Paolo Mangubat
I’m alone and no one is around
The feeling is hard when you’re like six feet underground
Crawling to life but emptiness is all there is
I forgot...

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Categories: appreciation, bereavement, funeral,
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Categories: anxiety, art, deep, fear, funeral, introspection, philosophy,
Premium MemberLady in White
by arthur vaso
All of my life
Seeking passions love
The one who was just right
Alone, it seems

Unappealing or just fright?
In solitude I would walk
The hazy path of lovers forlorn
Burying...

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Categories: funeral, funny, perspective,
Premium MemberA brand new funeral home
by Lewis Raynes
A brand new funeral home just opened, 
Well that’s what my neighbour said,
He told me “We now have a brand new place, 
Where we can...

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Categories: appreciation, assonance, bereavement, funeral,
O foolish tree
by Julian Scutts
Tell me, O willow, why dost thou weep
beside the lake? Why dost thou weep? 

I will not tell thee why I do weep, 
why I...

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Categories: bereavement, blue, death, emotions, funeral,
Can't Believe It
by Stewart Watkins
Just today, I was scrolling down the infamous feed
Stopping for a couple of laughs, evading the ignorance, 
soaking up some knowledge; not knowing my heart
would...

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Categories: funeral, life, sympathy,
Premium MemberSo Sad
by James Study
There was a man who never shed a tear
The time he lived was many a year
So sad he never knew
What the tears would be due
Now...

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Categories: art, autumn, dark, death, funeral, imagery,
Premium MemberA Beautiful Caress ver 2
by arthur vaso
Blue mist as the sun rises
Restless spirits stir at the awakening
Emotions traveling to their graves
Another day where death dances
Tombs wait, grey clouds obey
Hovering over a...

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Categories: funeral, funny, hyperbole, irony,
Prolonged Life
by Keith Dovoric
I wanna live to a hundred-and-three
A minor footnote in history
Oh yeah

I wanna live to a hundred-and-six
They’ll bury my bones among the sticks
Oh yeah

I wanna live...

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Categories: confusion, family, father, funeral, grave, hurt,
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: depression, emotions, endurance, funeral, mom, nostalgia,
See You Again mummy
by ELCANA OTEKI
It dawned on me that you had gone, long before I could fathom your character
That thawed my heart away, into a tune that cannot be...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, dad, family, funeral, goodbye,
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, death, funeral, leaving, mother, thanks,
Counting On You
by Keith Murphy
I’d rather count the days of the very best
Than the later days of struggle and unrest.
I’d rather count the times when I was helped and...

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Categories: character, death, farewell, funeral, irony,
Service of Song
by Abimbola Mosobalaje Davis
At His Feet shall we meet
There we shall part no more
So they sang at his wake
His corpse now at stake
In a box he was placed
Floral...

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Categories: funeral, grave, grief, parents,
Through a Child's Eyes
by John Michaels
The mound of fresh soil, which does protrude.
Black clouds pregnant with foreboding,
the heavens reflect the mood.
I feel all alone here,
so lost and subdued.
Through a child’s...

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Categories: funeral,
Halloween scare
by Betsy Jos
In that dark cold night I could hear only my footsteps
Deadly silence adorned and a feeble cry around
Hurried the move at once with head held...

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Categories: funeral, funny, halloween, humorous,
Famadihana --- Dancing with the Dead
by Suzette Richards
I received the command from the family head,
"Aunt Mary’s turning is this coming Tuesday," it said.
The fires were burning and the sacrifices could be 
smelt...

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Categories: beautiful, death of a funeral, god, how i
If There Was Holes In The Floor To Heaven
by Blic Echols
Holes In The Floor To Heaven...
 You'll truly be missed my friend,
 But this might not really be the end,
 Because if there were holes...

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