Funeral Poetry Poems

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


Premium MemberNightingale - Part III by James Inman
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She flew back to her nest that she so carefully tended and loved,
the angel close behind her.
“Why do you stay,” he said angrily.
“I have given...

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Categories: poetry, fantasy,

A Poem is Not by Peggy Brightman
A Poem is Not

a lifeline to grab 
when your foot slips
near the summit
and the heavens suddenly lurch and loom;

nor a salve for knifing rib pain
when...

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Swim by TS Lewis
If you say I'm drowning
and I think you are drowning,
we cannot save each other.
Stop fearing death and swim.

On the flip side
of religion's coin
The preacher and...

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Categories: poetry, religion,

ANNABELLE by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY
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Categories: allegory, poetry,

Premium MemberTHE MAN by TJ Silba
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Categories: poetry, bereavement, death of a

Passing On by Tom Cook
When I shall pass on to the heaven's above my ashes can be placed beneath a maple tree. When you pour the syrup you can...

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Categories: poetry, funeral, heaven, spiritual, spring,

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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I WISH I COULD CRY by MASONI ALEX
I Wish I Could Cry

I just wish I could break down like a rolling stone from the mountain
let it all out, finally be found.

I'm tired...

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Categories: poetry, anger, earth, emotions, funeral,

The Denouement by NAYANIKA DEY
I sensed myself sinking down
Culminating the stuccoes of existence
Crossing denouements of mortality
Obeying the laws of life's caducity
And defying the clusters of earthly brevity.
My nostrils perceived...

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Categories: poetry, dark, death, deep, dream,

THE GREATEST AFFLICTION by Elisa Christensen
Addictions, restrictions, afflictions, decisions,
A needle, a bottle, step down hard on that throttle!
Disaster, no more laughter, destruction for years after.
Placate, eradicate, fornicate, masturbate,
Addiction.  Restriction....

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Categories: poetry, addiction, body, corruption, health,

Good Will by Ir0nic ZiNk
...A boy once blanketed this yonder mountain pass. He watched its shape changed by man's ever passing byes. His held onto true beliefs faded along...

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Categories: poetry, deep, trust,

Premium MemberMy Tragedy: Catharsis in Poetry by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
Words, words that move
and subdue, deaden my forever, never-ending pain
and I write. Words of my ravaged life, reaching
into the silence. I write it all in...

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Categories: poetry, feelings, grief, introspection, writing,

Warrior Wombs by Joyce Teed
Warrior Wombs
(for Sandy and the loss of our first grandson)
By Joyce Teed
2/8/17

Warrior Wombs
Every woman
Has an untold story
A secret
Untold
Or unseen
Her story
Includes
Silent sorrows
Wounds with no words
Winding through...

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Categories: poetry, abortion, heartbreak, loss, mother,

THE BOSS by Iger Rolyat
You were there for me...

After the birth of my child
When I needed time
To marvel, and rest, and adjust.

I appreciated the flowers, 
And condolences...
On the passing...

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Categories: poetry, appreciation, black african american,

The Definition of Insanity by Anthony Guccia
This poem was too long to submit without premium membership, so I have submitted it in two parts, but it is meant to be read...

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Categories: poetry, abuse, allusion, betrayal, freedom,

Deflected reflections by Seosamh De Burca
Deflected reflections


The funeral long passed but the pain as fresh as any wound
I read through neglected Mass cards congealed in my fear 
Relations, acquaintances, neighbours,...

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Categories: poetry, bereavement, death, family, hope,

Premium MemberTo Celebrate Poetry by Connie Marcum Wong
Whenever anyone wants to share romance, 
such as at weddings or anniversaries, or
wants words of faith and hope in a wake 
or funeral, or words...

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Premium MemberHeroic Crown of Sonnets 2 by Frederic Parker
8.Reading

I see them all rise to an endless sky.
Tumbling burnt pages from raging fire,
To leave ash of closer, to pacify.
A single deep breath near flaming...

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Premium MemberHeroic Crown of Sonnets 1 by Frederic Parker
1.Remembrance

Remembrance of guilt from pages turned brown,
Opened and read inside rooms of my mind.
Written through time with tears sliding down.
I will claim each dung lit...

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Premium MemberFlames That Weep by Frederic Parker
Remembrance of guilt from pages turned brown
Read like old letters of scattered debris
Torn from love's book and allowed to fall down
To build a funeral pyre...

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