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Death Narrative Poems

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


Facing Fear by curtis johnson
I once suffered a strong arm robbery on a dark Chicago street. Halfway down the block, I saw two young men turn the corner and...

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Categories: chicago, fear,

THE STORY IN MY HEAD by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
THE STORY IN MY HEAD
(Sounds Of Silence)

Would I have had it any better in life?
Why would it be me?
Why would he hurt me?
He is my...

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Categories: abuse, child abuse, depression,



Premium MemberThere Was An Old Lady by Caren Krutsinger
She was an old lady, we all offered. Set in her ways, a voice added. United by tragedy, we neighbors were standing together on a...

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Categories: environment,

Letter to Watchman Nee by Mark Frank
I met your readings as a teenager
The words from your mouth blessed me
I started to mediate word upon word
Knowing the sacrifice, we need when we...

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Categories: education, love,

Premium MemberThe Register Book by charles messina
When I attend a wake I always try to arrive a short time after the service starts, this way it gives some of my friends...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberA Knight's Story by Frederic Parker
From North, they came in wooden ships
To plunder the church of English gold
The fearful monks wore frightened lips
The amount of Vikings was threefold

To forest dark,...

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Categories: courage, devotion,

Not To Me Death Not To Me by Drencho POET
How ca I retire
So soon ?
How can I rest
Hastily ?
I am not drowsy
Nor am I fatigued.
I dictate
Stubbornly
To silence death
I resist
To escape the doom.
Away from the...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberStar Power by rob carmack
A Little Boy’s gun with a barometric trigger,
showed a Fat Man how to
blot out an Empire’s rising sun.
Proliferation’s need pushed
Sellafield and Kyshtym to trip chasing...

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Categories: cancer, death, environment, pollution,

Until all my sons come home by Anastasia Stewart
Until all my sons come home the birds will not know how to sing.
the sky will be grey and the trees without leaves
hearts will weigh...

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Categories: dark, death, destiny, growth,

Four o Clock by Christine Phillips
Everyone has his four o’clock there is no doubt about that
Everyone has his four o’ clock even if he wears a cowboy’s hat
Everyone has his...

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Categories: autumn, character, community, corruption,

The Loneliest Place To Die by Jonathan French
Alone, naked, no life jacket, no hope,
treading water on the vast Pacific.
Drifting flotsam with thoughts;
nothing to feel but his own form
and shrivelling, salty-liquid apparel.
He could...

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Categories: death, loneliness,

Premium MemberJarheads in a Pickle by Freddie Robinson Jr.

War ain’t a kosher thing
The killing of innocent human beings
was never FDA approved
(From Da Almighty)

Ebenezer fiscals’ hands be closed tighty
	to the citizen poor
But they openly...

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Categories: soldier, truth, violence, war,

The Haunted House by Augustus Black
It was located close to my house.
They said that it was an abandoned place
but I didn't see it the same way.
It started to act when...

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Categories: evil, horror, sensual,

Premium MemberVelociraptor Victims by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Here are the French Connection facts,
Monsieurs and Madames
No need for reverse English translation,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Step carefully ... 
You’re now at the yellow tape border of...

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Categories: allegory, imagery, urban, violence,

Trawl Tale Of A Fictitious Seaman by matthew harris
(scoured from dregs of me muss held head)

I shore up a vignette to free 
my ("FAKE") grandfather Hymie,
whose scrunched countenanced 
evinced beetle that of browed...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

My Time For Sleep by Alexander Seal
The doctor told me what I knew,
I was given information, statistics, charity offers,
I had knew this for some time,
My doctor's visit was secret,
No-one knew, but...

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Categories: death, suicide,

Premium MemberNight Creatures by Caren Krutsinger

My husband and I are well-loved and visited by night creatures. There were once seventeen raccoons on our deck, fighting over six boxes of stale...

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Categories: animal, dog,

Where am I by Sithembele Mlenzana
In the valleys of hills, that’s where I am,
In the branches of trees, that’s where I climb.
Lost is something far Away,
But cost is something I...

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Categories: abuse, bible, community, confusion,

Devil In A Suit by Masilo Mokotjo
Puleng please stop crying ??  Puleng!!! I'm sorry ?? 
I... I saw him... I know you're hurt and I wanted to help but... I...

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Categories: abuse, anger, betrayal, death,

SAD SOUL BY: MIGDALIA TORRES RIVERA by Migdalia Torres
SAD SOUL
	By: Migdalia Torres Rivera




The years of mere conflict and pain; were so visible in Ms.Miles face? 

Her sagging skin, her puffy eyelids, her pale...

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Categories: age, art, caregiving, death,