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Death Haiku Poems

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


The Colors of the Half Man Half Beast
A sketch of cimarron 
shades: an appollyon emerges,
her spectre arms reach

like the charcoal bones
of the wild, the webbed trees.
Their silhouette absorbed

into the night clasp 
the...

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Categories: allah, allusion, angst, color,



Cemeteries
Sad graves comprehend
Red dirt freshly mounded up
Flowers crying out!...

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Categories: bereavement, death, flower, grave,

Premium Member Black Day
A state funeral
Weeping and wringing of hands
Poetry is dead...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cry, death, funeral,

Premium Member AUSTRALIA







voracious fires  

devour Australia's land

animals' graveyard!*









© Demetrios Trifiatis
    12 January 2020

* Along the loss of human life and property, 
it is...

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Categories: animal, death, fire,

Premium Member Lost Stars
long lost stars of sky
still staring at us and gleam -
like beloved dead
...

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Categories: death, lost, stars,



Premium Member Oscar-ku 42 -Midnight Cowboy
code name for hustler
sordid, downbeat, serious—
Joe Buck and Rico
...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, conflict, dark, death,

Premium Member RAINBOW BRIDGE-SMOKEY- A TRIBUTE TRILOGY
                 A Haiku Trilogy

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Categories: cat, death,

Ryokan translations of Zen Death Haiku
Ryokan translations of Zen Death Haiku and other Poems

First one hidden face is revealed,
then the other; thus spinning it falls,
the autumn leaf.
—Ryokan (1758-1831), loose translation...

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Categories: art, death, earth, flower,

Premium Member Haunted
death breathes in fall's mist
clouds fall as sharp silver scythes
regal rose souls rise

December 16th 2019
Contest:Strand Special 4, Any Form, Any Theme 
Sponsor: Brian Strand 

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Categories: autumn, death,

Aptly Named
slowly erupting 
beautiful woodland specters
beware Death Angels...

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Categories: death,

Haiku 157
Once sure now so lost
Starch and blood we crave
Quickly to the grave...

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Categories: black african american, dark,

Taken by the Sea
undertow pulled hard
swirling water beneath him
efforts were futile...

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Categories: death, sea,

Premium Member Truth
Truth 

You are everything you told me you are, 
I just was not listening. 
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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, anti bullying, atheist,

Premium Member Bleating Hearts
   Lamb's tender bleating 

   Arouses heartfelt mercy

    ~ On to the slaughter...

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Categories: animal, cry, death, heart,

Slumber Of The Soul
N-o one knows the time, 
F-rom the cradle to the grave, 
S-leep till you rise up.

Topic: Death of Norma F. Silagan (February 25,2018)
Form: Haikustic...

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Categories: death,

There Comes A Hard Rain
There comes a hard rain,
to take my brother sorrow...
and my sister pain!...

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© meru groen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death,

Leap
salmon leap to life
death is inevitable
cycle completed...

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Categories: death, life,

Premium Member graveyard
humid trail of life
over dry words and numbers -
snail on a tombstone


11/20/2019	
A Nature Themed Haiku Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Tania Kitchin
Syllables Per Line:	5 7 5
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Categories: death, life, nature,

African scene
ancient creature sinks
murky shallows obscure death
crossing perilous...

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Categories: africa,

Murder
Dark alley, deadly calm
Flashes of steel
'Thud'..death whispered
Silhouette melted in the night
Blood zigzagging
Dragging life to the drainage...

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Categories: death, murder,