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Grave Poems | Examples of Grave Poetry

Grave Poems. Below are examples of poems about grave. This list of grave poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of grave poetry. This list of works about grave is an excellent resource for examples on how to write grave poems.

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List of Grave Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Crowned dead queen Khadidja Megaache Free verse death, grave, grief, history,
HIV AND AIDS smart magwaya ABC anxiety, death, grave,
Dead To The World Wide Web matthew harris Free verse creation, death, evil, grave,
Besieged By Fruit Flies matthew harris Dramatic Verse grave, 11th grade, 8th grade,
Premium Member Poem I am Eighteen Thus Invincible Caren Krutsinger Free verse grave,
Premium Member Poem Slate Markers Maurice Rigoler Elegiac Lyric grave,
Premium Member Poem Bones arthur vaso Free verse grave, angst, anxiety, death, evil,
My Heart Aches Michael Barber Dramatic Verse grave, analogy, change, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem Caleb Wren Rushing Rhyme grave, death, father son, funeral,
Premium Member Poem A Funny Epitaph Curtis Moorman Epitaph death, funny, grave,

Eula Gee
by Rico Leffanta
Here lies Father John with his mum
Who told everyone John was dumb
Her final scoff,
"What a RIP-off!
You must be as dumb as they come!"

Well, lightening soon...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, death, eulogy, grave,

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The Dream Wanders Far Afield
by Bernard Chan
The dream wanders far afield,
in search of a kindred tribe
that to cynics does not yield,
by princely sums not bribed. 

Far and wide, it sees many...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, corruption, dream, grave,

Don Ask Me Bout Exacerbation Of Trumpeted FAKE News
by matthew harris
Don Ask Me 'Bout Exacerbation Of Trumpeted "FAKE" News

The prez best get sent packing
     to Lake woebegone
forced to coexist amidst University
...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, 12th grade, america, corruption,

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Unlucky Jim
by Tom Cunningham
Beneath lie the remains of unlucky Jim
A great white shark made a meal of him
Fell off his surf board and hit by a wave
Half inside...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, grave, humor,

Fancy Free
by Timothy McGuire
Down here you will see
The remains of Fergus McKenzie
Who wanted to live fancy free
Mrs. McKenzie didn't agree


A funny epitaph poetry contest
Sponsored by: Jesse Rowe
9/12/18...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, grave,

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An Epitaph For Joel
by Edward Ibeh
Here lies an alcoholic, Joel, he loved gin
And he drank it until liquor mortis set in


A Funny Epitaph Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Jesse Rowe 
Date written...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, humor, writing,

Condolences Forever Invoked - 9 11 2001
by matthew harris
Condolences Forever Invoked - 9/11/2001

(I sit corrected for typing year 201, when most of America untrammeled by hordes of humanity, and probably far more similar...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Into The Void
by Matthew Morton
Paperbacks tell the tales 
Of those lost in time
They occupy your intellect
You slowly waste your mind
Like television and internet
There are worse ways to unwind
Judgement comes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, grave, horror, imagination,

Walk With Me
by Matthew Morton
I taste the spring
With tongue so wicked and wry
I feel the grass between my toes
Hooves so cloven and high
If you walk beside me though the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, grave, nature, wisdom,

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Season Of September
by Susan Ashley


Sunlight falls in breezy dapples
across your lichened stone,
solace now I seek in chapel’s
old yard while we’re alone.

It brings my heart back, being here -
love; that...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, autumn, grave, grief,

Help
by Leo Mbalamana
I was tied to a pole
And thrown in a dark hole
With demons and burning coal 
I was punished for my role 
Life finally took its...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dedication, evil, future, grave,

This August 26th 2018 rendition - part ii
by matthew harris
killer (suicide) wrought living corpse 
fruition, while she whipped various 
nutritious concoctions in blender
to ensure minimal essentials to, I 

readily admit) famished body in con
junction...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 9th grade, grave, life,

The woods
by Ory Rose
The darkness engulfs the sun
In the woods there is a howling
A howling for the moon

In the woods there is ruffling of leafs
Animals prowling around in...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: family, grave, happy, love,

Reprehensible Savagery
by matthew harris
Reprehensible Savagery ©

'Pon reading tragic headline...,
     aye experienced grief alone,
no matter the killer (Chris Watts,
     thirty-three years
...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Sanyo
by arthur vaso
Panasonic took over
no one
say no
...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: daffodils, garden, grave, imagery,

A tear for love, a smile or a care
by T.I.R.O. JY
We went in to see
To see the broken line
Though good people we once may have been
Can we still make that claim from now on in...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, fear, grave, heartbreak,

How Floe Nice Tubby In The Throes
by matthew harris
How... Floe N'ice Tubby In The Throes...
(breaking free of writer's block)

Asper this instance,
     when a dearth of ideas 
  ...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Adumbrated Aeration Against Antiforeclosure
by matthew harris
(what...me write vernacular English???)

Okay, the gist of anemic
     checking account averred
asked from one
     FaceBook English Literary bird,
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Last Call
by Rico Leffanta
Jo King loved frothy tankards of beer
Which she drank every day of the year
Interred in a keg
She swallowed each dreg
So her tombstone reads, "Wish you...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: culture, drink, grave, humor,

Aura
by Manya Saxena
Roaming with its head high-
Magnificent creature, lurking
Around with a ginormous
Globe, emanating the torture 
of the past; it was green.

Right when I reached the door,
It reached...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grave, anxiety, bible, color, dark,