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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.


Night Tidings by Michelle Rensburg
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,

The Balcony by Chase Dela Pena
I watched happily as he stepped foot on my terrace,
All night we talked and he made my heart race.
But every time the night ends we...

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Categories: allusion, betrayal, blue, break



Psalms of the Saints XIII by LIde Sangtam
My people dishonors me, they have tested me,
And yet, I restrain my anger 
And spared them of my indignation.
Even in their disobedience, I have broken...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, bible, jesus,

Stay by Colette Dright
As I sat on the ledge looking up to the sky
I asked my Father the W's
The when's, the what's, the where's, the why's

So many places...

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Categories: change, farewell, goodbye, leaving,

Premium MemberEmbracing life by Lifes' Tapestry
Feeling elated as I await the plane to take us to the exotic destination; Serengeti.
Africa, a wild inhospitable landscape of hunger. 
A time and space...

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Categories: africa,

Premium MemberVeterans Day in US - Remembrance Day in CDN - Eleven Eleven - Part One by Elaine George

My name is Garfield Edward George, better known as (Gap). I was born on the 26th day of March in the year 1921 in the...

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Categories: remembrance day,

Bulletproof Vest Palpitations by Freddie Robinson Jr.

It’s Faint Paddies Day
everyday,
from my oxy scarce commuter view

At this Rocky Mountain skin altitude,
death is always on the dispatch menu

Faint Paddies 
be sweating onion fear...

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Categories: fear, society, truth, wisdom,

ONLY IN KENYA by Lemayian Leksat
The wages of sin is death, they say
But in Kenya, the wages of sin is power without say
The more you sin, the more powerful you...

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Categories: betrayal, character, corruption, integrity,

Chester Miller's Final Fight, Part II by David Welch
...He turned back to see all four of his gang
staring at him, in anger and shock.
“That boy was worth thousands,”seethed out mad Bret,
his hand shifting...

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Categories: narrative, change, conflict, courage, death,

Chester Miller's Final Fight, Part I by David Welch
In the desert waste Chester Miller looked out,
saw the rest of the gang riding back slow,
fresh from the bank job in Copperstone Creek,
a place that...

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Categories: narrative, change, conflict, courage, death,

Banana Republic Appeal by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Peel back the onion tear squeals
coming from a televised live politico lynch rally
See the sound byte rubber duckie
teflon touting 
his favorite effigy combustible hits

Penguin strutting...

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Categories: imagery, perspective, political, word

I am Barabbas II by LIde Sangtam
“In my hands, to I have the power over the destiny of these two men,
One to live and one to die, is it not written...

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Categories: christian, father, forgiveness, jesus,

I am Barabbas by LIde Sangtam
The spirit of God guided me,
To the love of Christ and the love of the Father for me,
Made known of the condition of my heart;
And...

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Categories: christian, forgiveness, truth,

Welcome to the Pity Party by Colette Dright
One night Hurt and I decided to have a Pity Party and 
everybody brought somebody

Hurt brought Bitter
Bitter brought Frustration
Frustration brought Disappointment
Disappointment brought Resentment
Resentment brought Jealousy
Jealousy...

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Categories: emotions, fate, joy, sorrow,

Swallow dreams by Letwin Mpofu
Swallow dreams

The saddest of all, yet sweet and amazing
Passion draws near to they that dream, visualize the action before happening.
I give credit to they dream...

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Categories: absence, anxiety,

Shall he get fired by Evan L M
Shall he get fired,

Maybe its time to see where this life leads me, His music was on, Lindsay Stirling to start it off, following some...

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Categories: growing up, identity,

Premium MemberThe Holy Man by Gershon Wolf
He knew the Holy Books
   He was a Holy Man
He spent his Holy Time
   Roaming o'er the Land

He visited the sick...

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Categories: cry, god, inspiration, journey,

Upside down black and white clouds by Yolanda Scott
I see beauty in the clouds
that floats above 
surrounding trees, and hilltops
and a fresh morning breeze
the feeling as if you're following me
you are the mirror...

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Categories: beauty, birth, culture, death,

A Place Called No More by Colette Dright
I've moved yall far away from earth
Where there are no more hurricanes, hospitals
And there is no more hurt

I moved to a new place, a place...

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Categories: bereavement, cancer, death,

Premium MemberMystery Of The Poltergeist by Robert Stoner Jr
Mystery Of The Poltergeist

It is said, “All things in balance”,
yin has it’s yang, plus has it’s minus,
all things in balance is natures way.

There is however...

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Categories: death, introspection, mystery,