Tribute Grave Poems

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


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,

The Executioner As Scrambled Humorist by matthew harris
within the under belly of
this hob bull ling Leviathan beast
induced roaring hungry soundcloud issued
within abdominal folds
finding they in creased

never diminishing, matter
whether I turn north, south,...

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Categories: grave, appreciation, baptism, dark, farewell,



Dust to Dust by John Michaels
Ivory-clad finger carves a path;
signs of neglect incur her wrath.
Minuscule motes swirl aloft;
lungs are clogged as hands waft.
Blanket covers all
on floor and wall.
Was just fine,
this...

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Categories: bereavement, death, grave, mother

Tidal Waves by Mike Beard
I broke my foot, and you kissed me that night, in front of my car.
I could barely walk, but I floated away.
It all began and...

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Categories: grave, death of a friend,

Premium MemberAs He Paid Tribute To All She Ever Gave by Robert Lindley
As He Paid Tribute To All She Ever Gave

He stood at his mother's new grave again
remembering her face, how she loved rain.
How she loved rain,...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, death, grave,

Premium MemberCaressed By Vines by Sandra Haight
Caressed By Vines


Like tender loving arms, they wrap around
   old monuments of stone set on the ground.
Those silent sentinels that stand their guard
...

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Categories: bereavement, grave, tribute,

Ode to my Gerbil by Susan McDermott
I’m scum, I know, I am an ass
I knew through cardboard you could pass

You chewed and chewed a great big hole,
I wish I knew you...

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Categories: absence, cat, death, grave,

Premium MemberThe Hidden Stone by Sandra Haight
Mossy vines served as camouflage for 
a decaying headstone buried there below.  
The hidden stone that peeked from earthen floor
soon held my eye with...

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Categories: grave, mystery, tribute,

No Vacancies by Lukas Ficklin
And the cemetery is sculpted by freshly lain plots 		
Anticipating a frame to explain the gravely residents		
To offer considerable homage with venerate thoughts		
Of a journey...

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Categories: death, grave, patriotic, soldier,

Premium Member''Whose corpse this is I think I know'' by Ngoc Nguyen
Whose corpse this is I think I know. 
Its grave is in the churchyard, though; 
It will not see us stopping here 
To hear its...

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Categories: dark, death, funeral, grave,

Premium MemberDead Poets Dance by arthur vaso
We sing
Act
Die
Cry
Dance in the sky
We form societies
To read aloud
What others dare not say
From Shakespeare to Byron
Poe to Moe
We sit around smoke filled lounges
Spewing words forth
Love,...

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Categories: grave, suicide, tribute,

Arlington by Andy Sprouse
An army in green
fields,
ever vigilant, ever
silent, ever still.
Their honor ever
their shields,
falter, they never
will.

They've fought their
fight,
served how and when
they were needed.
They've earned their
reprieve from the
harsh, glaring
light,
but...

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Categories: death, family, grave, hero,

Moonlight Shadows by Mike Jones
The moonlight casts feint ghostly shadows
In the graveyard of All Hallows.
The clock strikes twelve high in the tower
And by the headstone stands a flower –
It’s...

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Categories: death, grave, moon,

Premium MemberPal by Robert Candler
Bob had been a lonely man ever since
His wife of fifty years had passed.
“Lord, let me join her.” he would pray.
“Let this day be my...

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Categories: grave, age, angel, animal, bereavement,

Stones by Bob Quigley
Stones

Granite blocks of stone
Stand vigil all alone
Lean as if in prayer
Forever
Where seldom footsteps tread
Here among the dead
Memories interred
Forgotten

Faithful through the years
Where long bereft of tears
Remnants...

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Categories: grave, bereavement, death, eulogy, farewell,

United Nations Plaza by Jen Franks
Temperature dip
urban leaves turned
Autumn, sniffing around
for a place to settle
no Farmer's Market
in San Francisco today.
...

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Categories: grave, beauty, celebration, city, community,

SUNSET AT NOON by EDORE PAUL OYAKHILOME
The day becomes night;
As a comrade transcend 
To true world beyound.
Oh! Finally, a jolly good fellow drops the baton;
A justice of peace with unstained character,
A...

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Categories: grave, bereavement, death, death of

The Ole' Ballfield by Bob shank
patented genuine leather gloves 
captivating our boyhood heroes
those same gloves flailing about
towards fly's we were supposed to catch

a glowing white ball with red thread
that begged...

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Categories: death, life, people, grave,