Friend Funeral Poems

Friend Funeral Poems

Memorial Poems for Losing a Friend

There are many traditions from around the world that determine what a funeral looks like. In some cultures the body is cremated and the ashes may be kept in an urn. In other cultures, the body is put into the ground itself without a coffin. Some traditions have people who are designated wailers who are there to help people cry. Eulogies may be said in honor of the departed. What these cultures all have in common is the desire to mark the importance of the individual's life and to mourn for the loss of the departed.

Poetic Words to Say at a Friend's Funeral

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  1. My Wish For You

    • By Debra Chesnoff
    • Published: March 2011
    Poem For A Dying Friend

    I wish I could give you many more years.
    I wish I could erase away all of your tears.

    I want to take away all of your pain.

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  3. Dear Friend

    • By Stephanie Solis
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About Looking For Hope After Death

    Today is the day you will be laid to rest,
    But you know what they say,
    God only takes the best.
    Everything happens for a reason,

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  4. The Celebration Of Your Life

    Last Respects For A Friend

    We are here to celebrate your life
    And the measure of its worth
    And every single life you touched
    While you were on this earth.

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  6. Farewell My Friend

    Farewell To My Best Friend Poem

    Farewell my friend, you're leaving.
    It's time for you to go.
    Your friendship was a blessing,
    And I will miss you so.

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  7. Song

    When I am dead, my dearest,
    Sing no sad songs for me;
    Plant thou no roses at my head,
    Nor shady cypress tree:

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  8. MaryAnn's Eternal Garden

    • By Sherry Rockhill
    • Published: February 2014


    You can no longer see me, but please know that I am there
    I am the flowers in the garden, I am the wind beneath your hair
    The memories that I left behind, shall forever be with you
    As for me I am in heaven now, where my life will start anew

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  10. My Little Butterfly

    • By Barbara Ann Rogers
    • Published: January 2009

    Today a little butterfly flew by me.
    I thought to myself where have you been little butterfly.
    You come into this world as a cocoon all by yourself and blossom into
    this beautiful butterfly and fly off to see the world. ...

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    On August 7, 2004, my darling daughter Lisa and her friend, was instantly killed in a car accident, by a guy driving over 130 mph. She was a very special type of a person. She volunteered her...

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  11. Miss

    • By Aliceson Campbell (Devilish)
    • Published: September 2008
    For My Cousins Funeral

    As I sleep you roam through my mind
    Sweet loving best friend of mine.
    I close my eyes as soon
    you will be there ...

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  12. Not Fair

    • By Melissa
    • Published: November 2013
    Coping With The Loss Of A Friend Poem

    the way he took you just wasn't right
    it was so hard to just sit back and watch you fight
    knowing that soon you were going to die
    I was so upset all I did was cry...

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  13. Lowering Your Coffin

    • By Rachel Park
    • Published: January 2009

    Rain drops trickling down my face,
    as they wash away the tears.
    I'll never forget that horrible place,
    revolving around my fears....

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