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Memoriam Poems - Poems about Memoriam

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Premium Member Guess Who
He was renowned for his good looks when I met this young man, --at work, admittedly, gadzooks! 'Twas about four a.m. He was one with lots on his mind arms on the desk, leaning, offered water, but he declined, now face to...Read More
Categories: memoriam, anger, appreciation, caregiving, character,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member IF IT WEREN'T FOR YOU, MOM
Mamma, what a lovely angel you are Before I came into this world you carried Me for nine gruelling months, Morning sickness and throw-ups Is what I gave when you conceived me And innumerable kicks from within Unmindful of your pain You...Read More
Categories: memoriam, appreciation, courage, emotions, i
Form: Free verse
My late sister, who loved to party
Just another day without you Each scent of your perfume lingers Fasten tight upon photo frames Emotions consume my fingers Watching the lilac sky glisten Memories of you blowing kisses Partying in summer dresses...Read More
Categories: bereavement, in memoriam, music,
Form: Kyrielle
Why Do the Bells Still Toll?
Why do the bells still toll For such senseless deaths as these? Us brothers fighting wars Over vain discrepancies. Why do the people cheer Only when their sons come home? No cheers when peace is met, Solely when we conquer Rome. Why do...Read More
Categories: memoriam, conflict, death, hate, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
The Sage of the Mighty Pen
To die is an honor For thy beloved country, Thus he died with his heart, Full of loyalty. Wisdom, he left us Through his writings so deep. Battled not with a sword but with a pen so keen, Yet died with the...Read More
Categories: memoriam, appreciation, culture, hero, history,
Form: Rhyme



Jousting Part Ii
Flags Miniature standards Plunged by A child’s hand into turrets Of a castle of golden sand Long washed clean By rolling tides. Sometimes A bugle plays On Omaha Beach ...Read More
Categories: conflict, in memoriam, pride,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Now He Belongs To The Ages
"You're gonna face trouble if Navalny dies in prison, 2021"—President Biden Martyr & Saint 1976-2024 By tempting fate, speaking truth to power, he languished in icy confinement This courageous proud Russian was a bold soul of staunch refinement This tormented...Read More
Categories: eulogy, farewell, in memoriam,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In memoriam- I FORGOT
In memoriam I forgot who I am In my mind, in my soul I just don’t know Who we are? How can I focus on memory? When I don’t even know you or me? 2/13/24 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr....Read More
Categories: memoriam, allusion, analogy, engagement, farewell,
Form: Light Verse
I wonder if the birds catch cold
"I wonder if the birds catch cold? Bet they never do! Bet their mamas never scold 'N' say, 'You'll get the flu.' The birds go swimmin' when they please-- 'Specially in the spring-- But I never heard one sneeze Or be too...Read More
Categories: memoriam, bird, childhood, grandmother, humor,
Form: Rhyme
postmortem
You were too late I'm no longer a classmate You're debating to donate Or leave me to deteriorate Strongly articulated and voiceless Crumble my mental fortress Delved into the depths of fortis and rigor mortis I don't understand where the lack of...Read More
Categories: memoriam, dark, death, depression, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Twinkling Star of Montsegur
Beneath stars twinkling Sophia and Christ flew down In the form of birds In the form of large vultures Vultures filled with grace Vultures from the Great Mountains The Mountains of Snow They both perched...Read More
Categories: history, hope, in memoriam,
Form: Choka
Premium Member Unaltered
Unaltered One’s true self Altered in Faith To be your best Emotions… memories Unaltered, without peace Altered in Faith Emotions and memories Are boxed and put away Unaltered Will return another day Keep the Faith Copyright January 2024 ...Read More
Categories: bible, death, in memoriam,
Form: Free verse
Recorded: Lost Thoughts
In the silence of night, They roam around in full flight. Whispers of memories, Dancing in dream ceremonies. Slipping away from my grasp, Like sand grains in hourglass. They fade like moon at night, Leaving behind a trace of Silverlight. I Chase them...Read More
Categories: memoriam, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sijo: A New Coat of Paint
A crawling held a walled frame as passer-by beheld too A football helmet and high school pennant encased against a wall Tapestry of day shades painted wall of ledged held rolled flag....Read More
Categories: memoriam, appreciation, death, growing up,
Form: Sijo
A Divine Tapestry
In the realm where shadows dance with light, A beauty veiled in whispers bright. Inner radiance, a celestial flame, Her essence, a hymn, untamed. Within the chambers of the mind's embrace, Ethereal hues, a captivating grace. Silent symphonies, a melody profound, In...Read More
Categories: memoriam, devotion, extended metaphor, hyperbole,
Form: Rhyme

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