Funeral Poems

Poems for a Funeral

One does not leave a funeral in the same way that he has come. He cannot help but have death on his mind. He cannot help but be aware that such is the end of all life. He may look at himself and have a new awareness that his body will not last forever. These thoughts are ones that humans must face and find a way to deal with. Some believe that the death is only the beginning of the next great mystery and the soul is eternal. Others take a practical view that death is all there is. One leaves a funeral with thoughts of life and its fragility on his mind.

Poetic Words to Say at a Funeral

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Poem From Dead Little Brother To Mom
  • By Justice
  • Published: November 2008
I've Earned My Wings

I'm sorry mommy I left you so soon,
I was there when the angels woke you up at noon.
I know I was gone from the flash from the start,
Mommy Remember!...

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My little sister died a year ago because of a disease that runs in the family. I miss my little angel. My other sister has been scaring us; she's been going through near death moments. If I...

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In Memory of My Dad
Five Minutes

In Memory of My Dad Edward

If I only had five minutes the day you passed away,
I would have had time to tell you all the things I needed to say....

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This touched me much, and it pointed some common experiences in all people. My dad died on 2016/4/3 of a stroke at the age of 61. I have and almost cry when I think of what happened and I...

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Poem About Being Gone But Not Forgotten
Remember Me

Speak of me as you have always done.
Remember the good times, laughter, and fun.

Share the happy memories we've made.

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I would like to publicly acknowledge the use of this lovely poem. Thank you Anthony Dowson, your poem was read out by my daughter Lauren at the funeral service of my wife's mother, Evelyn...

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I Love You Dad

I love you Dad with all my heart
And hate that we should be apart
Our love is a bond that can't be broken
You may be gone, but never forgotten

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Hello, l am not sure if l messaged you once before, but l hope that you took it upon yourself to read this at your Dad's funeral. l feel that if what l put into words sums up how someone else...

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Mom Died from Multiple Sclerosis
  • By Thomas Woods
  • Published: January 2009
Momma

To my mother I give this poem I titled "Momma's Boy".

As far back as I can remember you showed me the way,
Quick to point me in the right direction when I would stray....

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Thanks Josh, my mom just came to my mind and thought I would look up the poem I posted after her death. I am sorry for your loss. I looks like it was about 4 years ago for you but as far as...

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  • By Sarah Vine
  • Published: October 2009
Poem For Nana

To my dearest darling Nana,
Up in Heaven, high abov
I know today you're with us all,
And sending all your love.

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I lost my Nana two weeks ago today. I'm crushed! Nana was my mother, friend, confidant, and mentor. She was my everything! I love her so much that I want her back! She was ill. I'm lost...

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  • By Mallissa A. Moore
  • Published: February 2006
We Will Miss You Dear Mom

I just thought I'd say
I love you and goodbye
We will miss you dearly
I promise I won't cry....

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I really love this poem. It says everything for me. I lost my mum 40 years ago this Christmas Eve. She was 42 and she passed away from cancer. There is not a day goes by that I don't think...

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  • By Hailey
  • Published: October 2007
R.I.P Dad

Nobody wants to see somebody die
Nobody wants to see the man that gave them life,
the man that taught them everything to this day die.
My dad never got a second chance at life ...

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My dad passed away just 111 days ago and I can still feel the pain deep inside me, I miss his soul, I miss his voice, I miss his moves, I miss the way he used to get mad, his smile, he would...

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When My Son Passed Away
  • By Christian Pennachietti
  • Published: July 2008
Baby Danny

I was Conceived 9 months ago,
You thought of me as an egg,
I knew I was your son.
...

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This was my first time I was going to be an aunt! I was only 12 when it happened but I remember it like it was yesterday! I cry every time I see this poem, but then it makes me realize that I...

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  • By Sarah A. Sumner
  • Published: August 2008
Dear Dad

Dear Dad, We love you,
We miss you so much
Your love and your kindness
Your soft gentle touch...

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When my dad left me I was 12 and he was 43. He was the best dad in the world he wouldn't give to receive, but the past couple of years he has been struggling with mental health issues, he...

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