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Death Villanelle Poems

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

Premium Member She Moved Upstairs
our angel who sleeps so peacefully there
the foundation that supports all our lives
no momma' didn't die; she moved upstairs

hands that can play Amazing Grace with...

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© Ricky Muse  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mother son, remember,

Do not leave my carcass in the city
Do not leave my carcass in the city,
Bury me whole by my grandfather’s side.
Let me repose far from the vanity.

The skyscrapers offer no charity,
and people...

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© Bantu West  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, death, death of

Songs of Yore
Singing songs of days of yore
Sailors, rovers, boats and hills
Listen O moonish Le Mar

In the dusky eve in meadows
Bells of temps and beechen shadows
Singing songs...

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Categories: dark, dedication, deep, destiny,

Do not stay gentle into that shell
Do not stay gentle into that shell,
Old age and death sails to snatch your day;
Wake up against the quenching...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

Villanelle the Foal
Villanelle the Foal

A gripping dance 
(12 men lift a rigid horse onto a pick-up truck).
I drive gate-wide

in the Volvo 
(Mummy, what are they doing with...

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Categories: africa, allegory, animal, appreciation,

Premium Member Remembering Sylvia Plath

What she might have been was hidden
Beneath self-destruction and depression
Despair so black it silenced light, war-ridden

Life without purpose, true love forbidden
Leaving darkest doubt lost in...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, confusion, death,

Premium Member The Wilting of the Radiant Rose
Asian sun rises from the east
Rose seeds beneath the fence
For these petals are released

The perfumed smell of the rose lingers
The scene is hailed by the...

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Categories: deep, flower, image, love,

Pump on, lest death may play its part
Pump on, lest death may play its part,
with weight of sin or righteousness.
It is not ours, this beating heart.

Indeed, when schemes may fall apart,
though souls...

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Categories: imagery, life, wisdom,

After All Life Is But A Twisted Tale
After all, life is but a twisted tale,
Of trying blue; to weigh us, if model.
To find happy rest in all we travail...

Winnings, everyone continually tail,

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Categories: art, betrayal, blue, business,

Premium Member My Mind's Candlelight
"What is life but a secession of preludes to unwritten words"

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Categories: life, writing,


Now wandering lonely, in a shroud
No longer seen by those he knew
But now mute, unable to speak aloud

Invisible, in almost every crowd
Over time,...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member He Walked in Solitude
He walked in solitude along a stretch of shore
Head bowed, listening to the incoming tide,
Remembering the filmy silk cover-up she wore,

That day when he could...

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Categories: death, lost love, soulmate,

Premium Member Hallowed Eve of the Living Dead
I approach the hallowed eve of the living dead
With spooky awareness of impending doom,
Accompanied by intense feelings of mortal dread.

I can’t get creepy silhouettes out...

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Categories: celebration, dark, death, halloween,

Premium Member Good Night My Dear
Good night my dear. I’ll stay by your side.
The doctors say there’s nothing more to do
I’ll comfort you on this coaster ride.

Two lives together as...

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Categories: death, devotion, emotions, grief,

Premium Member I WALK THE STARS
I walk the stars beyond my shadowed dreams.
Not cognizant, the mortal dim of eyes -
On twilight’s breast, my coalescent seams.

Kids’ adorn’d my hair - my...

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Categories: death,