Death Iambic Pentameter Poems

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


Premium MemberThe Essence of Soft Shadows by Sandra Haight
The Essence of Soft Shadows


The essence of soft shadows on the wall
   that shelters where we'll rest when we are gone,
  ...

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Categories: death, heaven,

Premium MemberIn Memory of You by Eileen Manassian
I didn't have a chance to say goodbye,
to let you know how dear you are to me
and though my chance is gone, I still will...

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Categories: death of a friend,



Premium MemberOne Nine and Sixteen - The Attic by Sandra Haight
The Attic


Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
     in this old attic of dear grandma's home.
So dark, a lighted candle is a...

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Categories: death, grandparents, memory,

A Lost Sense of Purpose by bill baggins
Long ago in the short-time lively spring
In the grassy plains of a small island
Came from nonexistence a young sapling 
Nurtured by the love of her...

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Categories: 12th grade, art, best

My First English Poem by MILBERT SALMASAN
A Realization

Once upon a time, a baby was born
In a small town near the green mountains. 
He was living life off from thorn.
Blessed! But he’s...

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Categories: god, heaven,

Premium MemberThis Time of Year- For Jean Jack by Eileen Manassian
I smiled at you as you sang Christmas song
you stood enthronged by others, bringing cheer
my heart was sad; it thought of all that's wrong
and why...

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Categories: loss, mother,

Premium MemberFETUS by Vee Bdosa
      FETUS
She wasn't swayed from how she set her mind,
but in a way, her heart was of a kind
that loved...

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Categories: abortion, abuse, mother,

Death delivered, My nile river by Eirik Nelson
Sitting on the shower floor
Numb inside and not afraid
reflecting on the steelhead blade
soon I won’t feel anymore

I won't have to feel this pain
thoughts of living...

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Categories: dark, death, deep, gothic,

Premium MemberDeath of a Believer by Vee Bdosa
        DEATH OF A BELIEVER
The death of soul steals slowly through the years
the fog of mind that's never...

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Categories: death, life,

Premium MemberELIXIR by Vee Bdosa
          Elixir
Sometime ago when you were bold
you dreamed your dream of earthly fare
expecting your life would...

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Categories: allusion, life,

A Personal Death by jack horne
Although the smell unpleasant to inhale,
the blood no longer dripped from open wounds;
the nurse, accustomed to the sight of death,
remained unmoved as Grandma slipped away:
she...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberDeath Invites No Fear by CayCay Jennings
(blank verse)


Not long, but clear and strong, came Dad to me.
His death was tear-fresh grief most numbing new.
Dad's words steered me away from tragedy
And gave...

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Categories: death, fear, spiritual,

Thoughts on an Ending by Mike Gentile
I often wonder how death will begin
     and will there be a warning sign to heed.
Will I feel something way down...

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Categories: death, god, introspection, life,

Premium MemberDeath is Born by Brian Davey



Everyone is born to achieve that goal
A goal in which most of us try to cheat
Life was never given but it was stole
A cycle in...

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Categories: absence, confusion, death, life,

Premium MemberDeath by Eileen Manassian
I wait for you to come with open arms,
for pain that flays and sears me will not cease
though once I feared you, now I see...

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Categories: death,

Death by Jane Shields
Death

I wear my skin
Close to my heart
From outside in
Ripped clean apart
My soul is lost
My blood runs free
At such great cost
It's there to see
My heart it...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberDeath by Agnes Krampe
I had my slice of life, and it was blessed.
I had my share of happiness and love –
Perhaps a larger share than most. I knew
The...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberDeath Sonnet by Steven Delauder
Flashing images from the flicker of the fire,
Desintegrating the stones in my hour glass,
Stepping into my ghost but not to get higher,
Embraced in this conflict...

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Categories: death,

Beware of death by olusegun Arowolo
He creeps in like a thief unseen when dark
and steals the soul when fast asleep or sad,
His time can't be measured by heart or eyes,
Governs...

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Categories: death, nostalgia,

Premium MemberSad Journeyman of Death by John lawless
Sad Journeyman of Death

Sad journeyman of life’s unending tests
bides time in loathsome sojourn cross each dawn
respecting naught but future’s numbered breaths
a-weep upon the touch of...

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Categories: death, family, war,