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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.


God's not a Big enough Word for it
That's all
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Categories: mystery, philosophy, religion,
Form: Epitaph



Fish-River
fish
splish
splash
rock
glisten...

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Categories: beautiful, discrimination, metaphor, spiritual, water,
Form: Epitaph
Quiet
Here he is, quiet!
Dead but alive 
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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
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
Duty called them
Duty called them
Duty has taken them
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Categories: eulogy, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph



Fare thee well
Fare thee well
The rare breed of men

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Categories: eulogy, grave,
Form: Epitaph
LENA
My sweet Lena
lies here
with her pastiche....

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Categories: eulogy,
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
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
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
Premium Member A Police Man's Grave
No Loitering, Skating, Skateboarding or Cycling....

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Categories: death, funny,
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
Loved but lost
Loved but lost
But you still live in our souls

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Categories: death, eulogy,
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
Secrets of Patriotism
Secrets of patriotism
Rests loudly in these pillars
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Categories: memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Epitaph

From the school of life, she passed with honor.

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Categories: death,
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
Premium Member Good Riddance
Long may Charlton Heston rot,
I only wish he had been shot....

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goodbye, political, usa,
Form: Epitaph
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
tombstone
some people go through periods in there life,I prefer commas,...

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Categories: angst
Form: Epitaph
Trice
Here lyes my loving sister LaTrice. Tears wont bring you back....

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Categories:
Form: Epitaph
A whole chapter of love
His life wrote a whole chapter of love
In every man’s heart
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Categories: eulogy, farewell,
Form: Epitaph
Being human
Accept your flesh
in life and death
The Lord gives breathe
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Categories: death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member MONOKU EKPHRASIS 28
Emily Dickinson-
              a epitaph published  in poetry...

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Categories: epitaph, eulogy, poetry,
Form: Ekphrasis