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Friend Funeral Poems

These Friend Funeral poems are examples of Funeral poems about Friend. These are the best examples of Funeral Friend poems written by international poets.

Last Anthem, for Victims of the Coronavirus
Last Anthem
by Michael R. Burch

for victims of the coronavirus

Where you have gone are the shadows falling...
does memory pale
like a fossil in shale you not hear...

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Categories: funeral, death, death of a

A funeral isn’t real fun
But taxes and death we can’t shun
I’ll spend my time on earth
To spread a little mirth
And prevent folk getting too glum


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Categories: funeral, giving, poetry,

Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.


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Categories: funeral, bereavement, death, death of

Premium Member I will dance with you again
Dedicated, in loving memory, to Katie and Richard. 
Rest in peace my friends. 

Come gather here, 
Be at your ease,
To say this last goodbye. 

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Categories: funeral, death, death of a

The misty morning reaches
for the mighty—
the air, flummoxed,
as they crash into 
the little-known darkness.

Another life—taken,
reaching for the mighty,
clutched by
the merciless fogs of death...

He was a...

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Categories: funeral, appreciation, death, death of

Completing the Pattern
Completing the Pattern
by Michael R. Burch
Walk with me now, among the transfixed dead
who kept life’s compact and who thus endure
harsh sentence here—among white-petaled beds

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Categories: funeral, bereavement, dark, death, death

A Poem for A beloved Sister
I was saddened to hear the passing of our beloved sister Adele,
Now that she has gone home to the Lord.

She will be remembered by her...

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Categories: funeral, bereavement, devotion, faith, family,

Sometimes the Dead
Sometimes the Dead
by Michael R. Burch 

Sometimes we catch them out of the corners of our eyes—
the pale dead.
After they have fled
the gourds of their...

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Categories: funeral, death, death of a

Break Time, a 9-11 poem
Break Time
by Michael R. Burch

for those who lost loved ones on 9-11

Intrude upon my grief; sit; take a spot
of milk to cloud the blackness that...

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Categories: funeral, america, bereavement, conflict, death,

Waste No Time
We were friends for years
Then you alarmingly disappeared
With no notice, no warning
To my heart, it's jarring
It's pierced my inner core
I won't be seeing you anymore

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Categories: funeral, bereavement, death of a

Premium Member Laura Lee's Funeral
Laura Lee's Funeral


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Categories: funeral, absence, allegory, bereavement, death,

The Pain of Love
The Pain of Love
by Michael R. Burch 
for T. M.
The pain of love is this:
the parting after the kiss;
the train steaming from...

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Categories: funeral, age, bereavement, death, farewell,

Premium Member Use to Be
Use to Be

My best friend... 
I would bring things to you. 
You needed or wanted. 
I would talk to you for hours, 
about whatever you...

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Categories: funeral, faith, farewell, forgiveness, freedom,

Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " 

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Categories: funeral, angst, anxiety, death, death

In Loving Memory
In loving memory
Of an amazing friend, lover, father, brother, and son
How do we even begin to find the words to say goodbye
To someone who filled...

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Categories: funeral, cry, dedication, emotions, farewell,

My Dearest Nancy,

Real friends are hard to find
In a place where most are colorblind
A place where we can make such a mess
And carry the weight...

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Categories: death, friend, friendship, funeral,

The Morning We received The Call Oh How The Tears Did Fall
She Went To Sleep Your Beautiful Bride, Your Best Friend
Woke Your Widow
Oh How I...

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Categories: funeral, bereavement, death, emotions, eulogy,


I graved the face of death
Dreading its final breath 
Amidst its dreary brisk
There laid its stiff carcass
Dead was its torch and candle stick
Buried was its...

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Categories: funeral, creation, death, death of

A man wearing funeral clothes
Tongue tied, an unspoken tryst.
He smiles, like an affectionate holocaust

A quadrupedal wood, the locus
of a hoover act.
An assigned peacemaker painted
Over the...

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Categories: funeral, angel, deep, evil, faith,

I've been single since 
Not expecting to have thou
My life goes the way it is 
I'm enjoying it much better

I found you as a partner

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Categories: funeral, anger, baby, best friend,