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Funeral Narrative Poems

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


Peace Be With You by Michelle Rensburg
Peace be with you
are the words she said
Flowers placed appropriately 
Saying goodbye to the dead.

She wasn't false
And yet, it wasn't true
Because there were things
She just...

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Categories: care, funeral, grave, grief,

Quiet Spirit-Angeline Oliver by Julius Lawrence
My Mother was born on October 3, 1916, and died on August 6, 1997.
She would have been over a hundred years of age. I (we)...

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Categories: africa, age, angel, anniversary,



Flippa by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When Katrina came calling,
Lady Blues brought some 
Miami Hurricane bad news
Green Dolphin Street pain parade
went Mardi Gras wind marching
down to the delta swamp of Nawl...

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Categories: dark, natural disasters, pain,

Family Remembers, Part II by David Welch
II-Marie

It was two full days after this charade
when Marie was told the grim news,
her ex-husband had been shanked in prison,
killed by two illegal alien youths.

When...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

What Her Father Gave, Part I by David Welch
I.
Carmen Hastings had lived with her father
ever since she was just two months old,
they resided outside Nashville, where her dad
made a living with used cars,...

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Categories: betrayal, character, corruption, dark,

Premium MemberSEWING MACHINE by JEAN MURRAY
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
in Grandma's loft I found, the week after we
laid her to rest next to her slain husband.
He was only twenty...

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Categories: appreciation, farewell, funeral, granddaughter,

I Know by Drencho POET
I know 
that I will die
but my day hides
my date is unknown
I am curious
and yet scared
of such a fact
that I will die
anytime 
irrespective of my...

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Categories: death,

I Know by Drencho POET
I know 
that I will die
but my day hides
my date is unknown
I am curious
and yet scared
of such a fact
that I will die
anytime 
irrespective of my...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberWiz Away by Nancy Wolter
       Wiz Away

I entered the empty funeral hall.
Am I not at the correct memorial gathering in visitation room H?
“Excuse...

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Categories: age, crazy, magic,

UnSpoken Hero by Migdalia Torres
The Unspoken Hero
Living all alone
Longing for someone
to talk about coming home

Battlefields and Battlegrounds
Are in the back of his mind

Echoes of Gun Fire
is all now a...

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Categories: america, betrayal, care, funeral,

We will Reunite by Himanshi Singh Chandel
I wonder what you dream when you smile in sleep,
Whatever the reason is, I find my peace of mind in it
Although you are resting the...

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Categories: deep, emotions, family, funeral,

Premium MemberToms story by Joe Maverick
It was promising to be a cloudy grey day if things held up' still what can you expect in England in Janruary Tom reasoned, he...

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Categories: god,

Memorial of Candy by Florence McMillian
Memorial of Candy

My memories of knowing him
So many years ago
As the father of my two oldest children
I’ll remember the thoughts that glow

Though a lot of...

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Categories: family, children, funeral, growing

Vampire Of The Dark Angel by Judy Emery
Vampire Of The Dark Angel

It's a lonely night with no love in the air
Hopes and dreams disappear 
Within the lonesome latter years
A Dark Angel takes...

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Categories: angel, betrayal, dream, voice,

Always Always Always by Richard Evans
waiting
with diaper on for this woman
to get up off the kitchen floor and stop
bleeding while a man hovers over her
with clinched fist and scowl

waiting
for our...

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Categories: poetry,

Granny's Funeral by Drencho POET
On Granny's Funeral 

Crowd
Granny deserves a crown
after a long life of struggle
suffering
courage was not lost
family's loss
family sorrow
as I see a big tent standing
people all over
life...

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Categories: funeral,

Dark Angel by Judy Emery
Dark Angel

It's a lonely night with no love in the air;
hopes and dreams disappear;
within the lonesome latter years
Dark Angel takes a stand to his dark...

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Categories: angel, betrayal, conflict, dark,

The Eyes Have It by curtis johnson

At our Aunt's funeral in 2004, a cousin called my name and said, “Hi”.           ...

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Categories: cousin, growing up,

Celebrating May Day For Them by Muzahidul Reza
Lito, a boy of twelve was walking along
An old, broken street of the sun browned, 
Dusts attached, smoke emitting town
Lonely, long way he was passing
Through...

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Categories: day, may,

Premium MemberAnd then I Smiled by Glen Schwartz
When I was a small child, I was plagued with bad dreams...
I said Mom, I'm afraid . She said, you can rest, 
there is nothing...

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Categories: beautiful, love, mom, wife,