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Obituary Poems | Examples of Obituary Poetry

Obituary Poems. Below are examples of poems about obituary, obituaries. This list of obituary poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of obituary poetry. This list of works about obituary is an excellent resource for examples on how to write obituary poems.

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List of Obituary Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Bard Barred Behind Unbreakable Bars matthew harris Dramatic Verse obituary, 12th grade, angst, fear,
Grossialdo Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme obituary, fantasy, friendship, horror, humorous,
Tick Tock Tick Tock matthew harris ABC obituary, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem The Test of Time Kai Michael Neumann Free verse obituary,
What If Destiny matthew harris Elegy obituary, 12th grade, absence, betrayal,
Time And Tide Wait For No Man matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme obituary, 11th grade, 7th grade,
You Cannot Escape Death Matt Forshay Free verse obituary, death, emotions, fantasy, fate,
Eulogy of La Clara y La Luna: White plus Moon Anthony Elle Free verse girl, magic, mythology, obituary,
Black Eyed Susan Brianna Hobson Free verse obituary, abuse, betrayal, body, metaphor,
No Problems Trevor McLeod Quatrain obituary, abuse, analogy, assonance, eulogy,

Obit
by Trevor McLeod
With 365 days of mourning
we'll never need the news.
Or even read the paper
for any kind of clues.

We'll always have our mission
to bury all the dead.
And...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, eulogy, obituary,

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REDEMPTION
by Sheer Terror
I wrote your obituary today
spun from hearts of gold 
the slow art in molding clay
lines of ink pull the string 
connects the energy unseen
now a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, heaven, mother, obituary,

WHAT IF I
by John Arribas
WHAT IF I
by
 JOHN M. ARRIBAS



What if I would die suddenly, this day
What would kin and acquaintances  say
That I was smart, clever keeping my...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, analogy, eulogy, funeral, introspection,

Robert Frost A Reflection
by matthew harris
Robert Frost...A Reflection

No matter corporeal essence
     of Robert Frost bid adieu
from temporal plain approximately
     five and fifty...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Horsemother
by Julie Grenness
Oh, great horsemother in the sky,
Here is a question from a bard, such as I!
Are you shooting a racing vet today?
Another horse was destroyed for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, horse, obituary, race,

Eulogy
by Arum Dusu
Family is all that matters while 
Relationships are threads woven 
Over a multiple lives...
Maybe, my words aren't true

Amidst every difficult moment
During awesome events
I always knew...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, death, death of a

MEMORIES IN PURGATORY
by CHICANO EDDIE
"MEMORIES IN PURGATORY"


your poetry will be around 
long after you’re gone Eddie. 

they’ll help many, they’ll 
bring many back to life, 
they’ll bring many to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, absence, abuse, addiction, life,

Cave Quid Optes
by matthew harris
Aye did not heed the maxim be careful
     what you wish for,
     cuz now adversity not abate
perhaps...

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Metrical Tale | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Claustrophobia Competes To Thai Up Thy Psyche
by matthew harris
Alacrity bespeaks entangled, entombed,
     and entrapped Thai soccer team
diminishing strength barely allows,
     but a whispered scream,

which rescue...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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Gilded Cages
by arthur vaso
locked by tyranny
mocked by the masses
little children
little Jews
silver teeth
take away their shoes
the statue you see
is fake
Trumpets hide not
the fading of liberty


The kindest of souls
is ok
shout


above...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, america, art, discrimination, international,

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Palais Royal
by arthur vaso
Ah we so crave the sanity
existence must be put in a box
thus we will  do all
for such happiness in a box
a creation in ways
of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, culture, french, garden, introspection,

The Insignificance Of Man
by matthew harris
Blunt deadly weapons of mass destruction
electrify, fracture, and
jeopardize Homo Sapiens
species (and entire biosphere)
continuity rent asunder

doomsday declared (nuclear winter
gallows humor spelt
with eternal snow day)
dystopian authors outflanked
nuclear...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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My Favourite Animal of the wild
by Kevin Shaw
My Favourite Animal of the wild

My Favourite Animal of the wild,
Has majesty and supreme presence.
Most magnificent creature ever seen,
Stealth and gun, Man’s only defence.

Splendour, grandeur...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, cat, obituary, power,

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Front Page Blues
by Billy TheKidster
This is the headline that broke my will.
"Optimist Drowns In Bath Tub Half Full."...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary,

natural soporific narcotic
by matthew harris
recurrent suicidal thoughts vain
     gloriously wend 
     (o'er a death cab for cutie weeknd)
   ...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, 11th grade, 12th grade,

You
by Winston Ritson
The story began
As stories do,
With time
Still in once.

Tale progresses
     Spindle un-spun
Ball on the left
     Butting toes
Fleece on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, people,

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A Sunken Heart
by Kai Michael Neumann
	
A couple of twisted shacks composed in Card Board City in Everywhere 

County the nameless man or woman spits out another tooth with 
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary,

So Long A Sleep
by Martins Deep
Crescent moon asks
wooden stool why old man 
sleeps beneath a quilt of grass.
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, death, deep, earth, grave,

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Nico
by arthur vaso
He was my bodyguard
Felled by Russian air
Toxic is the poisonous ghost
That reads no poetry

When you walk
Beware not to dream
Out of breath in a park
One day...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, abuse, betrayal, childhood, daughter,

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Villanelle:Who has it the way he or she wants it
by T Wignesan
Villanelle : Who has it the way he or she wants it

      for Stephen Hawking, à dieu !

Who has it...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: obituary, anti bullying, bereavement, fate,