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Poem Details | by Paul Callus
Categories: death,


a limp hand I hold

as the wind takes your last breath

            the candle flickers

      Contest: Three Line Poetry
         Sponsor: Debbie Guzzi
                 Placed: 1st

Poem Details | by Emmanuel Samson
Categories: death, faith, imagination, lost love, love, nature, on writing and words, philosophy, sea, seasons, song-time,

Stairway To Heaven

Now my tendrilled soul,
Has found its pergola-- Christ--
To wind its way up....

Poem Details | by Pandita Sietesantos
Categories: autumn, nature, seasons,


golden butterflies wildly whirl in wanton wind - leaves perform death dance
06-15-2014 Contest: 1 in 4: Choose your Season - Choose your Form Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich Placement: 3rd

Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: death,

The Aha Moment

succumbing to death his eyes shine as he whispers . . . I am not afraid

Poem Details | by Anne-Lise Andresen
Categories: death, farewell, grief,

- Haiku X 43 - the Death-

Christmas sparkling lights
               Weak brightness through tearful eyes
               Unexpected death

              A-L Andresen
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Poem Details | by Judith Angell Meyer
Categories: angst, death, sister,


Her journey begins.
Moving through soft veils and mists,
Pilgrimage homeward.

Poem Details | by Gerard Keogh Jr.
Categories: death, funeral, imagination, science, war

Darker Than Raindrops

darker than raindrops
mushroom cloud blooming purple....
I can see my bones

Poem Details | by Jslambert Mister Roboto
Categories: death, dedication, depression, i miss you, journey, space, suicide,

R-I-P -----Robin Williams

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Poem Details | by Aaron Wheeler
Categories: age, death, life,


Body aches and pains.
Limbs unwilling to function.
My name is old age.

Poem Details | by David Meade
Categories: death, hope, life, tree,

Haiku 9 Life

lodgepoles pines fall 
dead, beetle attack, new life
emerges -- aspens

Poem Details | by Tim Ryerson
Categories: faith, nature,

Subtle Signs

brown gives way to green
winter surrenders to spring
death succumbs to life

Poem Details | by Jack Jordan
Categories: death,

Haiku 103

Haiku 103
	my being’s
	deepbreath    I slowly
	e  x  h  a  l  e

Poem Details | by Gene Bourne
Categories: analogy, animal, autumn, bird, death, earth, emotions,

Haiku 5

In its final soar 
Finds the limb it learned to fly 
Lands, to fly no more 

Gene Bourne


Poem Details | by Sara Kendrick
Categories: death, inspirational, life, nature

White Cotton Candy Tuffs


                                           Pampas Grass' tassles
                                       Shooting upward fresh new
                                           Beauty filled short life

Poem Details | by Marty Owens
Categories: death, hope, nature,

Skeleton Tree

Cracking lifeless limbs.
Casting creepy dark shadows.
Illumined by moon

Poem Details | by Timothy Hicks
Categories: dark, death, image,

Haiku 38

blood by the pond
her reflection

Poem Details | by Sarah Jones
Categories: angst, confusion, death, depression, loss, sad, teen,


Sleeping in sorrow
If I don't wake tomorrow
Then all will be well.

Poem Details | by Eve Roper
Categories: anxiety, depression, heartbroken, sad,

Broken Hearted

sadly the heart beats
world oblivious to pain
death patiently waits


Poem Details | by White Wolf
Categories: analogy, death, life, metaphor, philosophy, sad, symbolism,

Lunar Eclipse

Raven Blue twilight, Existence epitomized, Formless shadows lurk.

Poem Details | by Danitra David
Categories: death, humor,

Someone Get the Door

Death knocks on the door
He is not cloaked with a sickle 
He only wants a slice

Poem Details | by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
Categories: war


     By Dane Smith-Johnsen

War is good for greed.
Hatred!  Repugnance.  And death…
It reinstates need.

Poem Details | by Audrey Haick
Categories: nature

Nature's Demise

Hear the subtle cries
Slow death invades their terrain
Black lake mirrors event

Poem Details | by Hgarvey Daniel Esquire
Categories: death, love, wife

Dead Heart

Black clouds : Blood red rain
Thunder roars in agony
 A Broken Heart : Dies

Poem Details | by Sara Chansarkar
Categories: death,


Bright autumn sunlight
Ironing out morning chill
Dad lay still and cold

Poem Details | by Jan Allison
Categories: dark, death, deep, weather,

Thirteen Syllables Or Less

thunderclouds shrouding the grave my falling tears 03~30~16 13 syllables or less contest sponsored by Timothy Hicks

Poem Details | by Phyllis Babcock
Categories: death

Sad Day

Sadness of the heart
when our loved ones do depart
to the promise land

Poem Details | by Joshua Adam
Categories: death


life with no meaning
despair that cannot repair
with death, that last breath

Poem Details | by Sara Kendrick
Categories: death, imagination, inspirational, introspection, nature


Silver full moon above
Touching snow covered mountains
As you slowly set

Poem Details | by Probir Gupta
Categories: death,


Flowers and green leaves
Die in hundreds every day
Shortage of coffins
7 May 2017

Poem Details | by Paul Callus
Categories: death, flower, life,


life after death


   atop the grave

   - - - - - 
 *Chrysanthemums symbolize optimism 
   Contest: 2 or 3 line poem
   Sponsored by Brian Strand
   Placed 3rd

Poem Details | by Lyn Church
Categories: america, anger, bullying, death, life, philosophy, political,

Grave Society

Society's dead
Digression came with costs
We are digging graves

M. Lyn Church 
August 2, 2013

Poem Details | by Sherri Ladd
Categories: angst, conflict, graduation, growth, identity, work, world,


Work, as fun as death
More, more, more, they want always
Sweet relief, paycheck.

Poem Details | by Jade Exit
Categories: death

Left In the Ground

dark cemetaries
someones end cast into stone
death left in the ground

Poem Details | by Anne-Lise Andresen
Categories: death, nature,

- Haiku X 163 - the Stone Age -

many stones lifted

                                     a cemetery for loss

                                      rest your wheels - amen

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
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Poem Details | by Bri Brown
Categories: death

It Will Follow You

Blackness comes tonight.
          No matter how far you run,
               Darkness will follow.