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Short Obituary Poems

Short Obituary Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Obituary by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Obituary by length and keyword.


Mental health
Depression, you will be the death of me....

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Categories: loneliness, obituary, pain,
Form: Verse



Premium Member brother brother
brother brother 
growing up cool
and gone
...

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Categories: best friend, brother, death, life, loss, obituary,
Form: Haiku
Changes
David Bowie
I loved your music
why did you have to go?...

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Categories: music, obituary,
Form: Questionku
Bipolar
I'm always manic
I can't stop drinking coffee
I won't get better...

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Categories: obituary,
Form: Haiku
Untitle
summer rose goodbye
magic gone forever more
the queen of our hearts...

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Categories: death, england, nature, obituary,
Form: Senryu



Obituary
Column holds no house
Throw as many stones as wish
Nothing made of Glass
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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, life,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member I Died in Her Arms Tonight
I fell off a boat
An Octopus caught me in her arms
She took me for dinner
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Categories: death, obituary, sea,
Form: Light Verse
GENE
Sweet Dreams, Mr. Wonka,
thanks for all the merriment;
Gilda's waiting now....

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member A Sign of Winter
Houseflies are dying...
A sign from Mother Nature.
She'll bring Winter soon....

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Categories: autumn, insect, nature, november, obituary, seasons, winter,
Form: Haiku
Obituary
Never heard Jesus
referenced as "the late Jesus"
Hmmm, not once, have you?
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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, history
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Front Page Blues
This is the headline that broke my will.
"Optimist Drowns In Bath Tub Half Full."...

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Categories: obituary,
Form: Couplet
Haiku
Brilliant colored frog
rainforest toxic creature
hides under the log


3-10-18...

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Categories: animal, beautiful, obituary,
Form: Haiku
So Long A Sleep
Crescent moon asks
wooden stool why old man 
sleeps beneath a quilt of grass.
...

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Categories: death, deep, earth, grave, moon, obituary,
Form: Haiku
Epigram

Obituary notice -Avid fisherman Peter Smith 

Life was too much to tackle

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Categories: obituary, death, humor,
Form: Epigram
Epigram
Obituary - Window cleaner Bob Wilson

He had more than his fair share of ups and downs
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Categories: obituary, death, humor,
Form: Epigram
Epigram
Obituary - Paleontologist George Harris 

His death revealed many skeletons in the cupboard
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Categories: obituary, death, humor,
Form: Epigram
Epigram
 Obituary - Accountant David Jones ( who died penniless)

His whole life counted for nothing
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Categories: obituary, death, humor,
Form: Epigram
She is gone
She is gone now
But not fogotten
Is her touch
Soft upon me 
As mist upon the morn 
She is gone
I mourn...

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Categories: death, farewell, obituary,
Form: Blank verse
ONE
Obituary read, 'he was all that I had'
Never knowing he was all that I needed
Eventually all of us will be read 
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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obituary, life,
Form: Acrostic
TRIBUTE
What is the essence of praise to the dead - OBITUARY

when you have the opportunity 
To make the living feel LOVELY...

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Categories: obituary, best friend, bible, cry, together, tribute, true
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Forlorn


More than a good poem.
Disappointment dripping.
Tears in an empty Comments box.

Panagiota Romios
4/12/2019...

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Categories: obituary, poetry, sad,
Form: Haiku
OBITUARY FOR AN ANACONDA
He did not receive high school education
He did not know the US President, either;
But he was a soloist, par se.
Amen....

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Categories: obituary, poetry,
Form: Prose
Conductor's obituary
The final score ~ He couldn’t face the music anymore


revised version for F F I series 21 epigram - Brian Strand's Blog
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Categories: obituary, death, humor,
Form: Epigram
Epitaph to Ted
Epitaph  to Ted

Here lies dear old Ted
Who always loved his bed
Now he gets to sleep forever
On that cloud like a feather


21-4-2019
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© MARY GRACE  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, eulogy, farewell, obituary,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member my life
my life 
hopefully to be 
like my poems
beginning and end 
nothing before 
some memories hereafter 
with enjoyable nonsense 
in between 
...

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Categories: life, nonsense, obituary, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Blank verse