Death Sestina Poems

These Death Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Death. These are the best examples of Sestina Death poems written by international poets.


Death Blue by Anna Nomaly
I saw him coming, my old friend Death 
His eyes were not wrathful but also not Kind
He simply looked up at the sky so Blue...

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Categories: death, heaven, ocean,

Premium MemberFETAL POSITION IN THE ER by Cyndi MacMillan
 
Broken but disbelieving, we wait   
for any doctor to say it’s just blood
as the gray man greens, throws-
up in triage. A Goth...

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Categories: death, heartbreak, my child,



The Final Page by J. Amorose
All the kids at school?
They say writing poetry must be easy; after all, so many words rhyme with ‘love you’.
If they, with fists covered in...

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Categories: death,

Tornados by John Beam
A vortex of wind dancing, with drums of thunder  Waltzing, plunders the lands it turnsA partner revolves around the twisterThunderous beats escort the funnel...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, beauty, christian,

The Little Princess's Decoronation by J. Amorose
Little girl, you who plays princess with the glittery hat perched on your head,
The ribbons cascading down from its tip, tears from your heavenly eyes,
The...

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Categories: angel, death, depression, life,

A World Unexplored by J. Amorose
Every day a world unexplored
Because of the invisible chains holding her hostage,
Away from anything she could have wanted.
A revolving world of ecstasy
But still a world...

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Categories: addiction, death, drug,

The Navy Pilot's Lover by J. Amorose
Sitting on the rooftop, wavy hair billowing
In the wicked wind, fluttering away like herself
She clasps to her neck the silvery heart-locket
Before looking down from her...

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Categories: absence,

The Mask of Truth by Chelsea P. Stone
She played with pride and vanity in the mirror
with crimson rouge she painted a mask.
No tear would fall, for she forsook weeping,
because in her mind...

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Categories: beauty, emotions, girl, mirror,

Lost Love Begins by Earl Schumacker
Lost love where lust begins to rise 
Relationships build on betrayals honesty
Grown in the mushroom dark         ...

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Categories: adventure, change, conflict, death,

Things We Think by Toni Orban
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Categories: death, love, money, space,

Fly - Revised Edition by Julie Anne
Standing on a tower, more than three hundred feet
As she watched a movie of her life
The rain falls, and she smiled a sad smile
She spread...

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Categories: death, depression, feelings, girl,

Fly by Julie Anne


Standing on a tower, more than three hundred feet
She was watching a movie of her life,
in her head, as tears fall, and she tries to...

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Categories: death, depression, girl, lost,

Premium MemberDeath Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860 by Debbie Guzzi
High noon in Fort Laramie, the summer sun is oppressive.
A whalebone corset digs into my body’s tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touching the...

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Categories: memory,

Premium MemberWhen Madness Rides on Moonlight by Debbie Guzzi
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: anxiety, art, depression, suicide,

The Garden by Corinne Meade
Sometimes it all feels like a dream.
A dream full of love,
Full of life,
And full of happiness.
It is as though I am surrounded by flowers;
Yet, every...

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Categories: dark, death, life, lonely,

Life is but a dream by Teri LaRusso
Is this life but a dream? 
I once wondered to myself, in this life
Will we really find true happiness,
A place to which we can escape,
A...

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Categories: adventure, celebration, child, dream,

Columbine by evan bowen
That tragic day the school bells tolled
in April nineteen ninety-nine:
the massacre at Columbine,
the rage of Harris and Klebold.

Some say that Harris was a cold
and grandiose...

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Categories: death, school, teenage,

The Dragon Flight by M. L. Kiser
Atop a jagged pinnacle, 
he sits, just waiting; 
ragged wings stretch into flight.
Dragon eyes his prey; 
downward sweep and clasp 
brings supper for a dragon.

We...

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Categories: introspection, metaphor, poems, poetry,

Premium MemberDark Angels of Highgate by Debbie Guzzi
Enough Angelina, drop the bouquet of harebells.  
The flowers wilt as your graying hands stiffen. See, how grave
is our newborn son. We gift him...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberShadow Soldiers on Parade by John lawless
In endless quest we sought seclusions peace                  ...

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Categories: courage, military,