Death Grave Poems

These Death Grave poems are examples of Grave poems about Death. These are the best examples of Grave Death poems written by international poets.


Weep Not At My Gravesite by Robertina B.
Weep not at my gravesite..
For there is no need..
I am more alive then you are
I continued on my journey
And so shall you..

We shall meet again...

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Categories: death, encouraging, grave, spiritual,

To A Soldier's Grave by Larry Bradfield
It lies over the hill and far away 
That old run down farm with a moon eyed dog
A million miles from this hill where I...

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Categories: grave, death,



Six Feet by Catelyn Meeker
Six Feet 

In the graveyard I do sit waiting for the rain to quit and clearing leaves off of your headstone.

O failed body, there you...

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Categories: grave, death, deep, earth, emotions,

Fields of Silence by Eugene Harvey
‘Silence’ is their interim address
Where time like a river yet flows
Terrestrial dust returns once again
To the place whence all life grows,

Resting quietly in Death’s garden...

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Categories: grave, celebration, death, family, funeral,

High Jinx At The Okay Coral by matthew harris
accursed creepily haunting
Phantasmagoria wraiths
vandalize residents psyches
within their sleep induced state

Sublimation shunts
slumbering souls
unknowingly held hostage
successfully sacrificing

Semi-smothered silent species
snoring simians steadfastly succumb
subsequent sibilant sounds
woo woebegone wicked transmogrification

dilapidated...

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Categories: grave, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Premium MemberChainsaw Certified by Robert Ronnow
I'm dead. Unlike Frost and Yeats
nothing I've said will be remembered.
Unlike Roosevelt and Lincoln
nothing I'm thinking will win the war.

I'm going to go to my...

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Categories: death, grave, hurt, mountains,

Uncle by Catelyn Meeker
Uncle 

I remember your fierce stare and the blueness of your eyes, like clear pools of ocean water reflecting me. 

You died when I was...

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Categories: grave, absence, bereavement, death, deep,

Night by Misty Gentry
I stand alone in the middle of the night.
One person with a vision of nocturnal sight.

Fighting with emotion like rain on the road.
Swirling and moving...

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Categories: forgiveness, grave, grief,

Premium MemberBeggar's End by Lisle Ryder
From back streets, alleys and hedgerows they came,
all sorts of people with children and dogs
filling the Chapel like a hall of fame;
the smell in the...

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Categories: death, funeral, grave, religious,

So Long A Sleep by Martins Deep
Crescent moon asks
wooden stool why old man 
sleeps beneath a quilt of grass.
...

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Categories: death, deep, earth, grave,

Premium MemberFate's Footfalls by Rhoda Tripp
Bony knuckles raking gloomy halls
Chambers echoing fate’s footfalls
Slumping shoulders and deathly grins
Recounting on fingers, countless sins
Shuddering, shivering in godless fears
Admonishing my guilt, the end, it...

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Categories: grave, dark, death, destiny, fate,

Premium MemberLight On the Devil's Chord - Day 37 by Laura Breidenthal
I heard two distinct voices in the night,
Conversing amongst themselves most eagerly
They whispered like children in excitement
Their sardonic mouths sung many savvy tunes
It was Death...

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Categories: change, death, gothic, grave,

Caravanserai Heading Toward The Levant by matthew harris
a tsunami catapulted cruising skiff
skyward landing with quiet thud
across undulating infinite granular waves
formerly solid state rocks and minerals

optimism vibrant upon initial unforeseen
crash asper for test...

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Categories: grave, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Premium MemberPoe's Grave by Sian St. John
Poe's Grave

A macabre garden
Rank with smell of blood
Silent mouths murmur nothing

Greene and Fayette Streets in Baltimore

A rotten Poe rests here
His beloved decayed Virginia
Bone to bones...

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Categories: death, grave,

Premium MemberModern Vampires by carlos trevino
I heard the ground being heaped upon the coffin 
the sound  like hail echoed in my ears
fools, don’t they know I cannot die?
I’m one...

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Categories: conflict, death, evil, grave,

Deep Memory by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I once was a beautiful lass
	who captured every young man’s fancy
A nymph of the high Southern class
	who practiced a belle’s necromancy.

They worshipped my haughty fine...

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Categories: beauty, death, grave, lost

Walking Cane by Ernilando Tugaff
My walking cane
Leading me to my
Cold grave...

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Categories: death, grave, sad,

Seven Times, The Bells Did Toll by Mike Gentile
Seven days, the sun set low
     Seven times, the bells did toll
I walk the halls, I wait in vain
  ...

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Categories: confusion, death, gothic, grave,

No Teeth by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
What are these
small, toothless skulls?
I asked naively;
What are they? What?
They are the skulls
of babes taken from their cradles
abandoned to die and rot.






"No Teeth" first appeared...

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Categories: baby, death, grave, horror,

Weave me yet another day by Tony Kirk


Weave me, yet another day
So that I can knit those gaps
That I might sow those silent threads
And watch the sky elapse

Sow me that sudden sun
Show...

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Categories: death, grave, lost love,