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Short Memorial Poems

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


Quiet
Here he is, quiet!
Dead but alive 
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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
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
Camping
Zeroed out fire
Airformed herring ash
747 crash...

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Categories: death, memorial,
Form: Haiku
Images and Memories
Like a silver tadpole.. a silver tadpole on a chain...

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Categories: beauty, break up, fantasy, imagination, memorial, memory,
Form: Haiku
Secrets of Patriotism
Secrets of patriotism
Rests loudly in these pillars
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Categories: memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph



Budget Victory Run
victorious run
Lincoln Memorial steps--
budget agreement
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Categories: memorial, history, people, places, political, uplifting, work
Form: Senryu
Memorial Day
the crowds are coming
Memorial Day again
when summer begins
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Categories: memorial day,
Form: Haiku
Hot Dog Day
Memorial Day
official start of Summer
don't burn the hot dogs...

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Categories: food, holiday, memorial day, summer,
Form: Haiku
Memorial Day
worn headstone place a flag in honor memorial day
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© Ann Roske  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, dedication, history, life, war, , memorial,
Form: Senryu
Memorial Day
on Memorial Day
the flowers fill the grave yard
people reminisce...

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Categories: memorial, death, sad
Form: Senryu
Premium Member for Sean at Henry's Memorial
Big-gun emotions
Grief sounds a hole in the soul
Ears empty echoes...

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Categories: memorial, loss, sympathy
Form: Senryu
The man who lies here
The man who lies here loved and hated humankind
In equal measures
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Categories: memorial day, power, world war ii,
Form: Epitaph
Mother of the Nation
Mother of the nation is sleeping here
even birds wept in her funeral

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Categories: grief, memorial day, woman,
Form: Epitaph
Unforgettable Day
Bloody broken shields
Strewn along the battlefield
Someones mom or child...

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Categories: memorial day, war,
Form: Senryu
Much Larger
The most important
item placed on a gravestone...
Life's more than a dash....

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© George Aul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: father, memorial,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Memorial Day
 Rows of white crosses
   Names etched  on a grey wall
      Today remember...

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Categories: memorial, dedication, history
Form: Senryu
Last Endowment
twilight’s last gleaming

endowment is returned at

the dawn’s early light...

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Categories: america, eve, history, memorial day, morning, night,
Form: Senryu
Most hated
Here lies the man the world hated most
but whom the world now hallows!



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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
Form: Epitaph
Memorial Day Blues
Whatchadointoday?
ondisholiday?
yousittinhomelikeme?
someplaceelseyouwannabe?...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: memorial, holiday
Form: Rhyme
Memorial Day
Girl weeping in Church
   Memorial day, husband dead
Her little girl now crying...

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Categories: memorial, bereavement, cry, death,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Martyrdom
Anwar Sadat
Died a martyr
  For the peace agreement
  He courageously bartered...

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Categories: memorial, peace, tribute,
Form: Epitaph
DOOR OPENS WIDELY
The door

Opens widely 

Panoramic display

Of abounding floral beauty

Winking...

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Categories: beauty, memorial day,
Form: Cinquain
Once
Once you were my destiny.
Now you are a memory.
         Gone,
But always a part of me.
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Categories: memorial, death, destiny, fate, i miss you, leaving,
Form: Lyric
White Crosses
Gravestones, white crosses
bone-chill breaths of old ghosts, stirs-
Dried, blood-red poppies.
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Categories: memorial day, veterans day,
Form: Haiku
christmas' celebrity
once in David's royal city
born a king in pleasant pity
christmas: a  memorial of this celebrity....

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Categories: devotion, faith, seasons, , memorial,
Form: Haiku