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Here is a list of beautiful and comforting poems and verses for funerals and memorial services. I have included poems for mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives and children. They are not in any particular order or category as every person interprets a poem in their own way. Poems can also provide inspiration for headstone epitaphs. Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory - Odours, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. In the grey summer garden I shall find you With day-break and the morning hills behind you. There will be rain-wet roses; stir of wings; And down the wood a thrush that wakes and sings.
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A humanist , he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism , incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse.
Throughout much of her career, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America. She is noted for both her dramatic works, including Aria da capo, The Lamp and the Bell, and the libretto composed for an Prose Home Harriet Blog. Visit Home Events Exhibitions Library. Newsletter Subscribe Give.
Searching for the best funeral poem is like looking for a needle in a haystack, especially when you're on an emotional roller coaster. Some funeral poems express sorrow and seek comfort, while others meditate on death, grief, loss and mortality. Grief in any circumstance can be difficult to articulate. You want to acknowledge the pain and despair, yet express the gratitude for this person being a part of your life. There are a number of tried and true funeral poems ;. An alternative to funeral poems is to select lyrics from a favorite song of the deceased, that speaks to their philosophy of life. Often that says far more about the personality of your loved one, rather than a poem.