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Obituary Poems | Examples of Obituary Poetry

Obituary Poems - Examples of all types of obituary poetry to share and read., obituaries. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for obituary.
Premium Member Standing For the Truth
People who tell it like it is Are usually wrongfully targeted People who tell the truth with ease Are routinely are attacked or assassinated The truth exposes the weaknesses of the oppressors The truth empowers the victims who are weaker The...Read More
Categories: evil, funeral, international, obituary,
Form: Rhyme

One day joy herein will not be found Your sound mind will become unsound Your friends will no longer be around Your body weak will long for the ground One day the beauty you admire...Read More
Categories: absence, death, obituary, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Al Jaffee
Al Jaffee He is missed MADly. A rascal at heart, smiles to impart....Read More
Categories: obituary, crazy, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Clerihew
Poem To Renee : Masterhealer
POEM TO RENEE, MASTER HEALER Perfectly proportioned Greek goddess except her philosophies were somewhat eastern or eternal Golden locks alight medleys of medicine woman aflame with Sakara feeds us walnuts wrapped in dates Blond lashes thick as a witches broom, her...Read More
Categories: obituary, angel, body, death, death
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autopsy
You gotta let the blood out the body You gotta let it all fade away Once the blood is out the body Then the body can reawake You gotta walk the streets at night Watch the victims shining bright Waiting for...Read More
Categories: death, obituary,
Form: Free verse

The Soul Fills With Undeniable Pride
The soul fills with undeniable pride, And the heart is inundated with love, For I know that I can in you confide; As I know that you closely watch above. Alive with energy you move about, Like a dove...Read More
Categories: obituary,
Form: Sonnet
What Will You Yourself See Whence Your Life Flashes Before Your Very Own Eyes
In regards to contemplating life What do you yourself think you will see Flash before your very own eyes Supposedly if what they say is true That what actually happens and you see Just before you are about to die Personally...Read More
Categories: obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Another Sad and Somber Anniversary of 911
I remember the day when the terrorists shocked Our world. I remember that sad and dreadful day. Two planes crashed like missiles Into the Twin Towers in NYC; one hijacked Plane hit the Pentagon, while another landed In Pennsylvania...Read More
Categories: obituary, america, anniversary, eulogy, memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nod To Greed
His was a lifetime spent grabbing storing stashing garnering stealing collecting depositing amassing... Try-try-trying to fill his soul hole carved deep from...Read More
Categories: obituary, death, growing up, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Dear Penfold Through the eyes of a warchild and she was me ..the world was beautiful and I trusted and respected people who were big , bigger than me .. I would look up and see...Read More
Categories: obituary, angel, betrayal, child, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cant Get Over That
Cant Get Over That My name bestowed upon me, is not me! It's my parents' label. A wrist band immutable....Read More
Categories: memory, obituary,
Form: Free verse
My Shiny Beetle
My Shiny Beetle I found a shiny beetle, I call him Glitterbug Jim. He’s dead and I’m heartbroken So I’m going to immortalise him. I’ll wrap him round in resin So all the world can see His spindly legs and shiny bot For...Read More
Categories: heartbroken, humor, insect, obituary,
Form: Rhyme
I Wish I Could Tell You
I wish I could tell you that I touched an angel's wing today. They enveloped me in comfort and carried me gently on my way. I swear, I I heard familiar voices singing, "Amazing Grace.", as...Read More
Categories: obituary, christian, death, faith, in
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blowing the Embers
Dying flames by the hearth, they've known the secrets in my heart. The warmth I feel as I fall asleep, only my ashes are left to weep. A storm from winter I invite, my flames glowing brighter into the night. I...Read More
Categories: obituary, death, funeral, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetrysoup Potions: Just Talking
Poetry positively proud Purposeful Pondering Petals Of a softest perpetual Persuasion poetry Soup potion renders elation Energy elevation? It is the Escalation of the notion of a Poetrysoup potion. Skipping Stones at the liquid ledge at The edge of...Read More
Categories: allusion, emotions, meaningful, obituary,
Form: Alliteration

Specific Types of Obituary Poems

Definition | What is Obituary in Poetry?