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Mortality Poems - Poems about Mortality

Mortality Poems - Examples of all types of poems about mortality to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for mortality.
Premium Member Boy at the End
...My Huskie watches the sailboats From the end of our dock He cannot swim But still considers himself king of the lake Not unlike his chase of robins That flutter from one tree to another Looki......Read More
Categories: mortality, father son, forgiveness, prayer,
Form: Free verse



The State of Confusion
...Fears of wizards and witches That place the spells and puts you in stitches Angels and demons That makes you yell With swords and pitchforks To keep you in hell Kings and Queens Unlimited pow......Read More
Categories: mortality, bullying, christian, future, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Saturday, September 23, 2023
...Saturday, September 23, 2023 Coincides with first day of fall and Autumnal equinox for said year, where colorful splash kindled like tinder. After I riff flecked about thee August Autumn E......Read More
Categories: mortality, animal, appreciation, autumn, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Half a dozen plus years ago the following became a near reality
...Half a dozen plus years ago the following became a near reality Countdown to homelessness – mars this earthlinked sole Harris - son panhandler would would register pyrrhic victory won. 10…......Read More
Categories: mortality, age, america, anger, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Psithurism
...There was a sickly tree In a barren clearing In a burning country On a mourning day. A wild crown of branches Haloed by concentric rings; A rising wave of spires and spindles lash......Read More
Categories: mortality, extended metaphor, fate, fire,
Form: Elegy



Shame and guilt sabotaged mine healthy growth
...Shame and guilt sabotaged mine healthy growth... and let yours truly not forget emasculation that prickly emotional immobilization whereby these lovely bones subject courtesy senescence upon......Read More
Categories: mortality, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Yesterday's Love
... We were only two young lovers crossing the threshold of desire Impatient, passionate heated our souls burned with a youthful fire Sure of our immortality we shook our fists against the wo......Read More
Categories: mortality, life, love, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
The finitude of death and life
...I am overjoyed over our mortality. Because if we were immortal, I wouldn't feel the need to hold your hand. I wouldn't feel the need to love you every day in fear that tomorrow I won't be able to. If......Read More
Categories: mortality, love,
Form: Free verse
The broken piggy bank
...The broken piggy bank strewn into a bajillion little pieces Unexpected largesse yours truly patiently waits, a metaphor of my dire financial straits courtesy papa's unsuspecting muse the miss......Read More
Categories: mortality, america, analogy, anger, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Apoplectic curmudgeon fumbles
...Apoplectic curmudgeon fumbles... Jumpstarting outstanding undertaking... bringing jouncy, spectacularly crafted, nuanced, zesty, noteworthy, creatively spirited enlightened written poem. Thi......Read More
Categories: mortality, abuse, adventure, angel, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STRAGGLER
... "For those who love with heart and soul, there is no such thing as separation" ~By Rumi Decked in floral wreaths and crown as I lay in state among family and friends with my ......Read More
Categories: mortality, anxiety, death, journey,
Form: Free verse
Cannibals
...The visceral pains were sharp, stinging and stern! She swallowed them, in the bloody biting bitterness. The gory talons of the fat obstetricians hung loose, Ready to clamour for the afterbirth, sa......Read More
Categories: mortality, africa, corruption, death, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forbidden Fruit
... ~ Mortality ordained ~......Read More
Categories: mortality, death,
Form: Elegy
Bolivian Marching Powder
... Running fast, the most beautiful of bullets. Sarcastic but always classy. The lights are up now, I bid you adieu'. Thanks for the memories and the ever present inspiration, seeing so m......Read More
Categories: mortality, absence, addiction, angst, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Dust
...Your hubris is exceeded only By your inordinate narcissism. You erroneously believe in your Immaculate perfection. You address your "inferiors" Condescendingly, In the mistaken belief that they......Read More
Categories: mortality, humanity, pride,
Form: Free verse

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