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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.

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Judgement on a Thin Volume of Poems
There’s not enough here To make any judgement of worth Or considered condemnation Of the poet’s work, because it is only A thinnest thread of what was written Once, by hand alive and mind charged In whatever mood and thought Purchased,...Read More
Categories: humanity, judgement, obituary, poems,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member obituaries
I read the weeks obituaries closely saw lines of passing on every page I wondered who they were and who were those they left behind. The names meant nothing to me. I did not know them. What did it matter to...Read More
Categories: obituary,
Form: Free verse
Bad-year Obituary
Well, the Will of twenty twenty Did not favour its kids gently. Was that smirk in this year's dying breath, a gest left to make us unfriendly? Or did it bedboundedly point to its killer, through decades of...Read More
Categories: obituary, corruption, environment, funeral, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
When I die,I'm gonna make a donation. I'll make a donation so others can survive. I'll make a donation and save so many lives. Now,take it all. Use every part. Liver,Kidney,Lungs,and Heart. I'll die but leave a legacy. There will be...Read More
Categories: obituary, care, death, funeral, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Legend Of Football
A short stout figure in the forward line of attack, dribbled with the darting ball on the green turf. With the magnetic pair of fleeting legs like a wizard, spearheaded the formidable formation of the team. The opponent...Read More
Categories: games, obituary, soccer,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Knackered
The horse with attitude has lost the race, Its mane is orange, and so is its face - Give that horse a new label, Shove it out of the stable, No room here for second place....Read More
Categories: america, color, horse, obituary,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member So Long, Maradona
Full name... Diego Armando Maradona ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, obituary, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Edgar's Final Poetic Stanza
Once there was an average Joe You may know Named Poe Having a soul stirring heart To start He did his society part Right up until riding in the...Read More
Categories: obituary, addiction, america, fear, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Maradona
May your spirit rise to meet God And take the Hand of Christ With the knowledge that you’ve Won, thanks to His great sacrifice May you know the glory of praising As eagerly as you played futtball On this earth where...Read More
Categories: obituary, blessing, faith, games, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sjaak
Sjaak was a K-9 in a little town he was shot while on duty in a drive-by he was with the Police since 2014 and he was partly brown his age hasn't been given in this crime by People...Read More
Categories: obituary, animal, community, death, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Ask and remember
Ask and remember Every time I think of you. Ask your friends, they say to remember your kindness, your dimple, and your smile given to everyone you met from a store clerk to the governor. Ask your...Read More
Categories: obituary, brother, eulogy, memorial, memory,
Form: Free verse
What the Obituary doesn't say
What the obituary doesn’t say & I want to remember is how you were a family leader making our breakfasts, driving us to school, and graduating college. What the obituary doesn’t say & I want to...Read More
Categories: bereavement, brother, death, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Bond James Bond, He first spoke those words in 1962, With a sexy voice and his good looks, From that day he was an international star, Constantly busy he seemed invincible, The one that would never die, Women loved him, men...Read More
Categories: career, celebrity, death, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunset
Death is as beautiful as sunset Leaving the place, you loved best. Going far away on this trip Some have regrets, some of the smartest. In the silent whisper of empty breath, A wish for fire, earth, and...Read More
Categories: obituary, death, eulogy, future, grief,
Form: Elegy
The chains of freedom A fire burning in my hands A societal lie made by heavy pockets Of extremists like the Nazis Jabbing whatever they want , where ever they want For any reason they find...Read More
Categories: obituary, abuse, america, art, beauty,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Obituary Poems

Definition | What is Obituary in Poetry?