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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.

She struggled frantically as she was yanked from the bed
Hauled into the street straight to the temple, no match for her rabble size
With bare foot...

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Categories: angel, character, faith, fate,

Ode to a Blunt Affect
Wind cuts to my feelings of indifference
for my impaired emotionless state
air freezing my facial expression 
glad of the change in environment
but can not seem to...

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Categories: anger, anxiety, death, depression,

Inside The Mysterious Enigmatic Fragmentary
Inside The Mysterious Enigmatic Fragmentary...
Mortal Mind Of Matthew Scott Harris

Seedy gobbledygook ergot
visibly argot bubbled, burbled, bustled...forth 
yea...give garbled, jangled, warbled shoutout

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Categories: addiction, age, appreciation, art,

No Judgement Jamie
No Judgement Jamie always was told
that judging others was vile and cold,
all her teachers did proudly attest
that living life without judging was best.

And the media...

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Categories: confusion, culture, death, education,

The night- serene and dark,
We lay, mellowed in peace,
How silence would embark,
Down to its utter tease.

As no morning moves,
There’s news I don’t see,
only the outside...

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Categories: birth, dark, death, destiny,

The Girl with Eyes as Black as Crows
On that night the moon seemed hidden from her starry brothers
The kind of night not suited for the fighters nor the lovers
I ventured out only...

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Categories: dark, death, fantasy, murder,


The angel of death is he who haunts me in all my dreams.
He walks around the accursed of this dark castle.
Eyes are...

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Categories: betrayal, dark, dream, imagery,

Premium Member A DREAM
By David F. Henrie
Last night I dreamed, but not of Manderlay.

It was instead of the Oak Ridge Cemetery, in Springfield,
where death somehow evokes life....

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Categories: america,

An Angels Kisses
(PROMP:[3:29am] angel!jeongin lies next to you and hugs you as you cry, telling you to stop missing him “it’s okay, I’m here” PROMPT CREDIT TO...

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Categories: angel, death, death of

Premium Member ''And Angels Wept''
We dressed him in an ivory lace christening gown,
      that had been handed down generation to generation;
I asked my mother...

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Categories: baby,

Premium Member Dreading My Return To Work
I was dreading my return to work. There would be a multitude of questions
especially by that sod, Riley. He and I had never gotten along;...

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Categories: death, death of a

Premium Member A Forgotten Man
One by one they left the nest
  Daughters and sons
    Their time at home done

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Categories: age, children, death, sad,

Settling Old Grudges, Part III
...They sent a copy of an old tin-type,
a picture of Milton and his bride,
one look at it and I knew the whole truth,
Small Doe in...

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Categories: community, conflict, family, father

Premium Member The Curse of the Dead Sea
The Curse of the Dead Sea

Dark ghosts traveling through the chilled air mist
where rare rough rivers, eddied and revolved, in
twists around into a violent, furious...

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Categories: allegory, death, emotions, evil,

Right Hand Man

Coulda been
the Hand of the Lying King,
if I didn’t tell the truth so much

Coulda been
Caesar’s right hand man,
if I was kill willing 
to have a...

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Categories: allusion, history, power, truth,

One Last Time
I had known and interacted with him for at least twenty years.             ...

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Categories: christian, death, love,

The Ghosts of Capital Hill
I used to be into politics,
I would shout loud, and chant, and march,
believed we could change everything
if only we could be in charge.

Get new blood...

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Categories: change, corruption, crazy, humorous,

You were exceptional, son of Simon,
A Judean among Galileans.
You were beloved, son of Simon,
Dependable. Unfailing. 
You were trustworthy, son of Simon,
How ironic for me to...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, bible, corruption,

Bless the beasts and the children
Why do careless and heartless people abuse both animals and children?  I would like to think one reason is purely ignorance.  They simply...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Night Tidings
A jackal cries in the distance
And I jolt awake
The candle is still awake 
And my falcon glares at me, 
one stern, yellow eye keeping me...

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Categories: africa, bereavement, death, loss,