Elegy

  • What is an Elegy?
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    What is an Elegy?

    by Muhammad Rafiq22 months ago

    The word Elegy has been derived from the Greek word elegeia, which is further derived from the word elegos, meaning a mournful poem. According to Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, elegy means a poem or a song...

  • Sudden Death and Loss of a Loved One to Gun Violence: Poem About My Brother
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    Sudden Death and Loss of a Loved One to Gun Violence: Poem About My Brother

    by Janis Leslie Evans6 days ago

    Sudden death is tragic to families and loved ones. Words barely describe how the devastation changes lives forever. This poem follows a sister's grief after the death of her brother to gun violence.

  • Analysis of "Early Noon" by Ingeborg Bachmann
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    Analysis of "Early Noon" by Ingeborg Bachmann

    by Anaya M. Baker5 years ago

    Analysis of Ingeborg Bachman's post-war poem "Early Noon." Bachmann was an Austrian poet who used her work to criticize the events of the war and the Nazi regime. Themes in this work include the possibility of...

  • Memorial Poems, Quotes and Gifts: Remembering My Father
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    Memorial Poems, Quotes and Gifts: Remembering My Father

    by Injete22 months ago

    I originally wrote this memorial death poem in August 2009 as part of an art and poetry collection that I was developing. The original poem was inspired by an abstract metal painting that I had named "My Fathers...

  • Sakura. The Falling of  the Cherry Blossom. Poetry. A Poem.
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    Sakura. The Falling of the Cherry Blossom. Poetry. A Poem.

    by 2uesday2 years ago

    Poem based on - spring the time of year when cherry blossoms flower is supposed to be a happy time, but sometimes such beauty blends with the sadness we are feeling - read the poem here -

  • Too Tired - Too Tired to Think - Too Tired to Hope
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    Too Tired - Too Tired to Think - Too Tired to Hope

    by Shyron E Shenko3 months ago

    Inspired by Frank Atanacio’s “That Thousand Yard Stare” and as I put a comment there I realize that would be the first lines of this poem about the homeless street minister and the feelings of dispair

  • Definition and Example of an Elegy: Shed No Tears Here
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    Definition and Example of an Elegy: Shed No Tears Here

    by Cynthia B. Turner8 months ago

    By definition, the elegy is a poem that expresses sorrow and loss. Writers often use the elegy to respond to a loss, turning to pen and paper to capture the hurt and subsequently find release.

  • Poem: Hush My Darling, Sleep
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    Poem: Hush My Darling, Sleep

    by Mohan Kumar4 weeks ago

    There are many who cannot articulate to themselves or to their loved one how they feel at the time of loss, of painful separation. I wrote this for them.... I wrote this for me...

  • Victims of  Senseless Violence: A Poem for  Victims and Families
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    Victims of Senseless Violence: A Poem for Victims and Families

    by Janis Leslie Evans6 weeks ago

    The frequency of senseless killings of the innocent seems to be on the rise in our communities. It breaks the heart of a nation to hear about the violent, preventable death of another human being.

  • Pages from the diary of a sad and lonely college girl
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    Pages from the diary of a sad and lonely college girl

    by Vanya Shekhar4 years ago

    23.07.11 Saturday Dear lappy, I went for a roller coaster ride of emotions yesterday. I tried to write it down so many times yesterday but just couldn’t bring myself to do it. I have no clue where my life is...

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