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Short Epitaph Poems

Short Epitaph Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Epitaph poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search the short Epitaph poetry form by poem length and keyword.


Premium Member God's Not a Big Enough Word For It
That's all
...

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Categories: mystery, philosophy, religion,
Form: Epitaph



Quiet
Here he is, quiet!
Dead but alive...

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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member End of the Line
Myrtle's gerbil
  ~ wasn't fertile...

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Categories: baby, humor,
Form: Epitaph
Fish-River
fish
splish
splash
rock
glisten...

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Categories: beautiful, discrimination, metaphor, spiritual, water,
Form: Epitaph
Fare Thee Well
Fare thee well
The rare breed of men...

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Categories: eulogy, grave,
Form: Epitaph



Duty Called Them
Duty called them
Duty has taken them...

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Categories: eulogy, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph
Kal-Sa-Ri-Kan-Nit
Trapped in 
the wilderness.
I drink....

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Categories: absence, adventure, satire, spoken word, time, write,
Form: Epitaph
Lena
My sweet Lena
lies here
with her pastiche....

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Categories: eulogy,
Form: Epitaph
Untitled #231 / Caleb
CALEB KEY CARTER
OCT. 2, 1981 NOV. 14, 1997...

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Categories: death, friendship, life, loss,
Form: Epitaph
Borns of the Weak
Bones of the weak
Lie in style
but not here...

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Categories: grave, memorial,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Out of Focus
His
window
on the world-
her epitaph
read....

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Categories: death, love, people,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Political Precision
Love is the ultimate and only real revolution....

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Categories: 3rd grade, abuse, adventure, africa, age, america,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Epitaph
From the school of life, she passed with honor....

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Categories: death,
Form: Epitaph
Loved But Lost
Loved but lost
But you still live in our souls...

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Categories: death, eulogy,
Form: Epitaph
Why Didn'T I Think of It First
Jealousy sold my soul
but Honesty reclaimed it!...

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Categories: introspection, people, philosophy,
Form: Epitaph
Put It On My Tombstone
Lived amongst the dead
Then decided to join them...

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Categories: angst, funeral, introspection, sad,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member A Police Man's Grave
No Loitering, Skating, Skateboarding or Cycling....

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Categories: death, funny,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Freed Verse Epitaphial
On
earth he
lived and left
it a better
place....

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Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Epitaph
Conductor's Obituary
The final score ~ He couldn’t face the music anymore...

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Categories: death, humor,
Form: Epitaph
Secrets of Patriotism
Secrets of patriotism
Rests loudly in these pillars...

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Categories: memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Shilly-Shally
He
kept his
powder dry-
and missed the ebb
tide....

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Categories: funny, life, parody,
Form: Epitaph
The Old Grave
the old grave…
unwanted tare adorning
my own epitaph...

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Categories: epitaph, death, nature, places, time,
Form: Haiku
Only One Thing We Miss Happily
Only one thing we miss happily
The thing that you hated...

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Categories: eulogy, satire,
Form: Epitaph
Deferred Gratification Personified
I am not living
I am epitaph writing
The deferred reward...

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Categories: epitaph, anxiety,
Form: Haiku
Service
The nation he served so dearly
Sent him here empty-handed!...

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Categories: destiny, eulogy,
Form: Epitaph

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