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Memorial Poems | Examples of Memorial Poetry

Memorial Poems - Examples of all types of memorial poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for memorial.
Today You Leave for College
“Today You Leave for College” written by Michelle Lynn LeBlanc 2023/09/03 Today you leave for college We will certainly miss you so The years have gone by so fast As we've watched you grow Now as you train...Read More
Categories: memorial, adventure, celebration, education, family,
Form: Rhyme

NINE ELEVEN That fateful day when the news came in Grim indeed, but seemed a world away The two tall pinnacles of a modern city It took some time to really feel the pity All colour disappeared, leaving only grey And...Read More
Categories: bereavement, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
In Memoriam
All the fallen, All the slain, All taken by the night, All gone from the light. All the fallen, Men of valour, Men of honour, Men of true colour. All the fallen, Warriors in the...Read More
Categories: lost, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
My Love d Ones A sad and beautiful love story
i would love to pull you down from the stars engrave your memories in my skin so my souls is reminded of all the beautiful remnants, particles you have left behind and passed on so that there may...Read More
Categories: family, journey, light, memorial,
Form: Free verse
The Bug-man,Tarantulas
Slode's new poem: Bug-man Tarantula Phantom motion seeking assembled characters Catatonic semi-demonic the fervent priorities Damned by honesty and crowned the duke of chill Something happy how fast a picnic can run out of stock On the sale of the...Read More
Categories: dark, desire, identity, memorial,
Form: Epitaph

Elegy to the Uyghur Khaganate
O Glorious and Wise Empire of the East Slaughtered by cold winter’s wrath and the azure dragon For this world had no place to lay your gentle head Your monasteries of light now some mists...Read More
Categories: goodbye, history, hope, memorial,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Nine Eleven 2001
A day That I’ll always remember A very somber DAY A very sad day A day to ponder A day to wonder A day Not like any other day A very unusual day A day to pray A day to say A day of madness A day...Read More
Categories: memorial, america, death, eulogy, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another Sad And Somber Anniversary Of 911
I remember the day when the terrorists shocked Our world. I remember that sad and dreadful day. Two planes crashed like missiles Into the Twin Towers in NYC; one hijacked Plane hit the Pentagon, while another landed In Pennsylvania...Read More
Categories: america, anniversary, eulogy, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We Can Never Forget 911
We can never forget 9/11 We will forever remember such a date A date that will live in infamy A date that has everything in it: Sadness, fire, death, destruction and bravery Heroism, sickness and resilience, except happiness 9/11/2001 is a...Read More
Categories: memorial, bullying, cry, eulogy, funeral,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vision
I’m a treasure more valuable than gold, Once a heart stops beating – after the breath stops Breathing, I am the most cherished possession, Worth more than expensive jewelry or the best assets More important, I am – than...Read More
Categories: blessing, in memoriam, memorial,
Form: Personification
Arising With Dawn
There was something about the wee hours that inspired him, There was something about the tenderness of the day that invigorated him, The silence buoyed him to a new world, The ambience brightened his chamber, The elements that called...Read More
Categories: memorial, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Farewell
We gathered together to celebrate you. Although you were not there. It was something that we had to do, having so much love to share. We spoke of events from the past, remembering all that you gave. In our minds the...Read More
Categories: bereavement, celebration, love, memorial,
Form: Quatrain
Pee-Wee Herman
His name was Paul Reubens but many people knew him as Pee-Wee. He was a famous entertainer and he lost his life at the age of seventy. When he starred in Pee-Wee's Playhouse, he entertained children. Sadly, Pee-Wee...Read More
Categories: celebrity, goodbye, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Death of Magic
No tears, no self-harm No casting aside of ideals That World of Magic existed And was slain before me Time marches inexorably And the arms race of tech does so at a sprint Born on the cusp of change I was promised...Read More
Categories: memorial, memory, pollution,
Form: Free verse
A Poet's Silent Love
In love's first glance, I found my delight, Yet my feelings remain concealed, out of sight. Clouds of uncertainty sometimes drift near, Shyness envelopes me, yet I hold onto cheer. With courage, I wish to express and convey, "I like...Read More
Categories: memorial, kiss, loneliness, lost, love,
Form: Rhyme

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