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Grave Poems | Examples of Grave Poetry

Grave Poems - Examples of all types of grave poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for grave.
Premium Member Hiding away
Hiding myself Hiding myself Hiding myself From behind the fuzzy lens Little voices say Go behind the door one day Take the light away Stay inside and hide away Come out another day See myself crying out Inside the cracked mirror Run away to momma Only...Read More
Categories: angst, death, farewell, grave,
Form: Free verse

The Aftermath of How We Collided
Words shatter like broken glass, Heaps of fallen glory stained by the past. Strewn about are the ashes of our disdain, in the middle of it all Love lies almost lifeless, the aftermath of our chaos is all that...Read More
Categories: feelings, for her, grave,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WEATHERED
Worn Expended Altered Tattered Harsh Empty Reduced Enduring Dilapidated ...Read More
Categories: grave, house, image, natural
Form: Acrostic
Prickly Heat
Han bhai Supari thand NAHI para tujhay? Kia chahata goliyan firing tekay mujhay? Note.goliyan ya tekay ya fake encounter....Read More
Categories: grave, abuse, betrayal, conflict, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Teray hamlay ka muntazir Hun date Bata, Police Kay zariye Mera fake encounter Kara. Note.goliyan ya tekay ya fake encounter??...Read More
Categories: grave, anger, death, evil, funeral,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Comatose
Sounds of medical monitoring machines Echo in the brain of a comatose marine Lying on a gurney hospital's bed Least of all, nothing is said Those present bow their heads Praying his not already dead Eye's flutter, the patient...Read More
Categories: appreciation, grave, military,
Form: Rhyme
Grieve not O my graveyard
My feet were I to stretch on floor, The walls would veer me to the door. If I walk tall, a bit unbent, If not the roof my head would dent. If I could sleep crawled up and well, Credit...Read More
Categories: death, grave, house,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member From Every Patriots Grave
From the patriots grave there comes a disturbance a sound so faint it is distant less. It floats in on the wings of absurdity. It defies the continuity of human expiration, upending the status quo and invading the...Read More
Categories: america, grave, hate, hero,
Form: Free verse
Digging my own grave synonymous with a sense of accomplishment
Digging my own grave synonymous with a sense of accomplishment Quite an undertaking to break ground figuratively, and symbolically linkedin while able bodied and mindedness readies cemetery plot within Elysian Fields although honestly, and truthfully as an organ donor, yours truly opts for...Read More
Categories: grave, addiction, age, angel, atheist,
Form: Free verse
Serial Killer
The great and never ending Always pretending To be that big f@@k of a presence His essence too shallow His steps too big There's no rhythm Just sweat And odor The mindless excursion From thoughts of twisted perversion The path is always crooked The night is...Read More
Categories: dark, death, deep, grave,
Form: Free verse
He waits
Am chained, in pain and he waits to quench his thirst. He's known for his claws on his victims head I'm his only food ,alone in a cave he will eat me first Before I arrive...Read More
Categories: anxiety, grave, high school,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Good Ghost Bad Ghost
said the older ghost to the younger ghost, watch and learn from me how to scare the most, just show up in open crowd, bare ugly fangs and scream loud, these folks tonight are our butter and toast! said the...Read More
Categories: grave, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Limerick
The Enlightening
The graveyard, shrouded in pale mist, so hauntingly eerie, dampen spirits as the full moon loses her glow - dreary! I float, like a vapour, amongst lifeless, inky shadows; solitary yew tree, groaning with age, as the wind...Read More
Categories: grave, halloween, horror,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Old Friends
The Ghost denied he was a Ghost, though clearly I saw through -- Someone I knew in life, back then quite pink, substantial with lots and lots to do – tried and tried convincing him all to no avail, myself even now more pale till recognized...Read More
Categories: gothic, grave, halloween, humor,
Form: Free verse
To Whom It May Concern
To whom it may concern, For time will surely tell, I write to my loved ones To say that I am well. I scarcely can recall A time more I content Than here amongst my friends With time more wisely spent. The rooming...Read More
Categories: grave, death, eulogy, funeral, funny,
Form: Elegy

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Definition | What is Grave in Poetry?