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Death Lay Poems

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


She Lay There
SHE LAY THERE

Grievances were given
Everyone proceeded by
She lay there
The people talked
The people cried
She lay there
Memories of long and close
One in particular just stared
She lay there
She...

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Categories: lay, allegory, community, confusion, fate,



Premium Member What Is Lay A Way
Lay away.
I had never heard the term
Until I saw a friend use it. We were in seventh grade.
We had both fallen in love with a...

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Categories: lay, nostalgia,

Love Songs
In the deep of night while I'm asleep
You poke me in the side.
And in lucid dreams, it is a dream a dream
Where I wake up,
Rubbing...

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Categories: art, poetry,

Premium Member He Lay
One plus one is plus one is three and one;
routed and placed inside the Son
His name is Immanuel
He is the man from Jerusalem
at the 3rd...

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Categories: lay, adventure, death, dedication, destiny,

As I Lay Dying
Graduation.
Such a great day.
So wonderful to be alive.

Dad hands me a special delivery letter.
Opening it, I read, "Greetings from the President..."

Now I'm half a world...

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© Rich Reitz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, death, violence, war,

Lay Me Down
Purge these wanton eyes   
Lost gazing at her beauty   
Held visions burnt in stone   
Killing me ever so slowly...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, dark, death, goodbye,

Premium Member Gently Lay Me Down
Now gently, oh so gently, lay me down
caress me into blessed tranquil bliss
with tenderness undress me from this gown
then bend to touch my lips with...

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Categories: lay, angel, angst, death,

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Now I lay me down to sleep,
and if I die while counting sheep,
like Lazarus I won't make a peep,
and wait for Jesus to resurrect me,

He'll...

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Categories: lay, bible, death, sleep,

Bones Lay
Bones Lay

{Quintain}
Feb 11,  2017• By daniel miltz •

Back age of brute creation 'n herbage beholders
Hominoids have stayed for bodiless years 
Jumbled brains on battered...

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Categories: lay, death,

Lay Me Down
Lay this poet down
When the time arrives
In a field of fresh cut words
On a bed of softened rhyme

Fell free to cover me
From my head down...

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Categories: lay, death, poets,

A City Lay In Ruins
These faceless-ageless friends didn’t find her hiding. 

Instead there was a special gift:
The ability to hide in the creases of time, helping her stay hidden....

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© Stone Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, allusion, city, destiny, natural

Jean-Louis Barrault As I lay dying
Heavy storm was sweeping dark Paris streets
Lit with dim lights that dreary November night 
With ghostly shadows lurking in the corners
Cold wind dancing with dirty...

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Categories: lay, allusion, art, death, french,

You Lay There
You quietly lay down on the road in the midnight
Breaths fading like a cooling cup of coffee
Whispers of colorless winds, breezed with delight
Finally, finally, finally,...

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© James Hou  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, death, nature, suicide,

A soldier lay dying for his country
A soldier boy was calling me
His faint cry heard all around
The air was still and silent
And dusty sand lay on the ground. 

The far outstretched...

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Categories: lay, hero,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 5
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Five


Have you heard about the bespectacled man who wore his glasses to bed?
Because when he awoke mornings...

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Categories: humanity, men,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 2
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Two


I will not understate my distaste, but I do not hate. I rate hate as being irate
Shall...

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Categories: humanity, men,

As I lay on Deaths Pillow
Moving along through this life I've been handed
Not one of my choice, one that on top of me landed
Making the best of it trying to...

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Categories: lay, death, humanity, peace,

When You Lay Me Down
When you lat me down
Please don't cry
Just say goodbye
Because you'll see me again in time

When you lay me down
Don't ask why he took me 
Or...

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Categories: lay, death, depression, feelings, grief,

Lay of Love
O! My love, come lie on my lap;
And tell your besot stories…
Q! Frozen breeze, come tickle us;
And lilt your mellifluent songs.
 
 
We are roses...

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© Jim Pearl  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, boyfriend, passion, philosophy, sad

As I lay dying
As I lay dying I cling to this life, everything in it 
The pain and the strife,  the heartbreak the sorrow
Always knowing you can...

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© James Moon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lay, confusion, death, deep, heartbreak,