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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.

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Quality time at home has turned into a nightmare. Under the smile, I’m hiding the true panic for me, for my family, for my community, for my world. Are we ever going...Read More
Categories: anxiety, emotions, grave, home,
Form: Acrostic

GRANDSON-IN-LAW This wish is filled with lots of fun For my grandson-in-law Andrew He will turn 37 in the year of 2021 And will carry a few memories too He married my granddaughter Becoming my grandson-in-law He is a loving husband...Read More
Categories: grave, birthday, family, grandmother, grandson,
Form: Narrative
Sam Adams Woke Up Dead
Sam Adams Woke Up Dead Sam Adams woke up dead He had met a strange man In a strange bar, in a strange land The man told him Beware, today is the date You will meet your fate Sam Adams drank too...Read More
Categories: grave, age, allegory, death, evil,
Form: Free verse
Sorceress Supreme
It so happened some years ago, a story of the past it seems, the room was wide and huge, absorbing the echoes of her screams. Her tale is told in those corridors still, where she roams, almost as if free, the...Read More
Categories: grave, abuse, angst, anxiety, gospel,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Monoku Monday - Some Grave Humor for Monday Mourning
take note: if you don't go to your friend's funerals they won't go to yours some think our cemetery is nice but I wouldn't be caught...Read More
Categories: grave, humor,
Form: Monoku

the half alive girls morning routine
The half alive girls morning routine by americus I wake up each morning, put on my silly mask, it can be such a soughtful task Drain the water from my eyes, my brother complains about my cries Watch the...Read More
Categories: grave, anxiety, beauty, death, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Graveyard Angels
wings unfurled in protection eroded from surrounding rudiments along a beacon of illumination visage composed and serene branching arms cradling cleaving souls afraid to fade into eternal rest gifts born from remembrance weeping, wilting, worn beneath a wandering ivy-covered guide quiescent consignor of peace beyond...Read More
Categories: angel, grave,
Form: Free verse
C H A R - B R O I L E D F E A R
He’s lying down in a canopy of torture. Thinking how could soft powdery floral memories become so torturing. He dusts them off. Desperately. But they remain unruffled. Like braided wild allegories and herbal nuance of...Read More
Categories: anxiety, grave,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Ironic Icon
Write on my gravestone. It was a typing mistake. Not a random skip. Rather, it dropped correctly. Was neater than other lines....Read More
Categories: emotions, fate, grave, magic,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member I Am the Green
Between the rows and rows of tombs of your beloved gone I cover all the bones that lay beneath me_ ...Read More
Categories: grave, nature,
Form: Verse
Keep Believing I am not Real
It was all supposed to be mine. I bowed once, but refused to do it again for the lowly stupid small ones. Exiled to my new land, I wandered back and forth, walking to...Read More
Categories: angel, grave, religious, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member White Cross
wooden cross along a country road planted deep in the ground where Spring has brought her lilies ...Read More
Categories: grave, death of a friend,
Form: Cinquain
Mild temperatures gradually melt snow
Mild temperatures gradually melt snow I looked outside the bedroom window here at B44 Highland Manor Apartments today February 28th, 2021 low and behold took stock of soundless grounded sideshow. Barenaked lady, i.e. mother earth partially sloughed off her downy soft...Read More
Categories: anger, conflict, crush, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Grandfather Ghost
I just inherited an old creaky and rustic mansion. It looks as if it’s “from the house of the dead”. As I step in the house I felt creepy and freaky! I see my hair rise on...Read More
Categories: death, farewell, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Speak to me in silence or add color to your moat. The Crocodiles glisten hungrily, adorned, with a few laps more to go. The rocks show a crystal promise. Of your ebb and flow, water curtain curtailed by still, a...Read More
Categories: grave, beautiful, care, faith, garden,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Grave Poems

Definition | What is Grave in Poetry?