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Memorial Poems | Examples of Memorial Poetry

Memorial Poems. Below are examples of poems about memorial. This list of memorial poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of memorial poetry. This list of works about memorial is an excellent resource for examples on how to write memorial poems.

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List of Memorial Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Return To the Highland Mist Gregory R Barden Free verse animal, language, love, memorial,
Premium Member Poem The Black Hills wept for Thee Quoth TheRaven Ballad memorial, betrayal, blessing, december, fate,
Sea Worthy Rhona McFerran Rictameter humanity, life, meaningful, memorial,
Starting School Education Runping Chen Free verse childhood, education, memorial day,
Here Comes The Fall Again Poetic Flame Lyric autumn, memorial, mental illness,
Waiting Rachel Schlichting Sestina memorial, child, i miss you,
History Dollin Holt Free verse bereavement, brother, history, memorial,
Premium Member Poem Beautiful Mystery Janis Thompson Sonnet beauty, memorial, places,
Premium Member Poem Lady At The Lake Tom Cunningham Sonnet death, memorial, water, woman,
Living with PTSD Alex Butler Narrative memorial,

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FREEDOM: In Memoriam
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton

FREEDOM: In Memoriam


The Falling Man
chose Freedom
many chose Freedom 
on that day
Free Fall or not
WE MUST 
never forget them
for in them lived 
LOVE
We must 
never forget
ALL
for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, freedom, love, memorial,

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Tribute to a Friend
by Sandra Weiss
At times when we are weary, our mind is in a fog.
And we need a little kindness, we look around for our dog.

We can depend...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dog, friendship love, memorial,

I Have Not Forgotten
by Bobb Marly
11:36 5 Sept 2018

No I have not forgotten

I remember well that 911 day of hell
When demon filled men set their heart those buildings to fell

Driving...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial,

Requiem for a Furry Child
by Rhona McFerran
O furry one,
our faithful friend-
we thought you'd be here
to the end
or at the least,
a few years more
so many places
unexplored

So many squirrels
left unchased
you left a painful
empty...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, animal, bereavement, best friend,

Burning Out
by mermaid girl
Burning fast and high, but not for long
Flickering away without a final song
Burns so so bright, but its gone so fast
Disappearing is a second, only...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, death, destiny, fire, grief,

Tribute to my Husband
by Grace Maier Crook
Tribute to my Husband 

Celebrating; Independence Day, this year,
brought on a whole new meaning for us,
for it was our last holiday together,
one I will always...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, celebration, cry, emotions, fate,

Images and Memories
by Stephen Stokes
Like a silver tadpole.. a silver tadpole on a chain...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, beauty, break up, fantasy,

Respect
by M. L. Kiser
Respect was Aretha’s request
Every good soul deserves the best
She lived her life
Pure and right
Ever honest and true
Creating music for me and you
To celebrate her life...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, farewell, funeral, memorial

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Amazing Grace A Sparrow Died Today An Angel Unfolded Their Wings Sings
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Amazing Grace A Sparrow Died Today An Angel Unfolded Their Wings Sings   Aretha Louise Franklin  

A sparrow died today
An angel unfolded their wings
Break...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, appreciation, bereavement, black african

Ladder of time
by John Scotter
There comes a time 
Looking back on this life of mine

They say it’s a mid life crisis
It’s more like times oasis

In the mist of memory’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, memorial,

CAN I GET BACK
by V.MUTHU MANICKAM
Jumping from one tree to another with thrill
With variety of village games filled with a fire of fun 
Roaming over lush green fields, slopes of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, childhood, crazy, feelings, life,

Delai Lamas bench, Anglesey
by Jeffrey Heathfield
So the records say on a past day,
The Dalai Lama sat on a peaceful bench, not that far away!

I had to find out if he...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, appreciation, beauty, faith, inspiration,

In Memoriam
by Kurt Philip Behm
His funeral 
  unattended

His pallbearers
 —the written word

His gravesite
  an ashen memory

His legacy
  —in futures heard

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016) 
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial,

The Good Witch
by Rico Leffanta
In Winnegan, on the Moselle
There's a story townsfolk will tell:
A witch came to dine
She savoured the wine
And cast a prosperity spell!...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial, culture, drink, environment, halloween,

Adagios War Strings
by Christopher Flaherty
Last night at the Proms 

And the String section 
Has cut like a saw through the deafening applause
Into my ears 
And my brain is translating...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial day,

THE GOLDEN DAYS
by Lamech Obare
How sweet they really were,
The then days of our growing,
When everything was just fun,
When all we knew was play,
Curiosity was our great say,
I miss how...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial,

Camping
by tikar osuru
Zeroed out fire
Airformed herring ash
747 crash...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, memorial,

Heaven's Gates
by Shannon ODonnell
The rockets that glare
upon our nation
show the rejoice of freedom of man,
the home of the free and the brave
where the good Lord waves his hand
let...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, eulogy, inspirational, memorial,

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Cordon
by Kevin Lawrence
                        ...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memorial day, metaphor, veterans

The Revving Roar of Rolling Thunder
by Elizabeth Wyler
The Revving Roar of Rolling Thunder

Through the revving roar of Rolling Thunder,
amplifying along air and asphalt, 
silent complacency’s cast asunder,
by the tour de force its...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, memorial day, military,