Free funeral poems.
As far as I am aware the funeral poems on this page are for public domain and are not under copy-right.
I have included poems that you might like to use for your best friend (dog) and also a selection of touching poems for funerals for those looking for wording on the loss of a baby or young child. You will also find funeral poetry for grandmother/grandfather.
My Best Friend Tribute
Sunlight streams through the window pane unto a spot on the floor.... then I remember, it's where you used to lie, but now you are no more. Our feet walk down a hall of carpet, and muted echoes sound.... then I remember, It's where your paws would joyously abound. A voice is heard along the road, and up beyond the hill, then I remember it can't be yours.... your golden voice is still. But I'll take that vacant spot of floor and empty muted hall and lay them with the absent voice and unused dish along the wall. I'll wrap these treasured memorials in a blanket of my love and keep them for my best friend until we meet above.
More free funeral poems
We had a wonderful grandmother/grandfather
We had a wonderful grandmother/grandfather,
One who never really grew old;
Her/his smile was made of sunshine,
And her/his heart was solid gold;
Her/his eyes were as bright as shining stars,
And in her/his cheeks fair roses you see.
We had a wonderful grandmother,
And that's the way it will always be.
But take heed, because
She's/he’s still keeping an eye on all of us,
So let's make sure She/he will like what she/he sees.
Grandma/Grandpa, you were just a girl/boy,
So many years ago.
You had your loves and had your dreams,
You watched us come and go.
You watched us make the same mistakes,
That you had made before,
But that just made you hold us tight,
And love us all the more.
We haven’t always thought about
The things that you have seen.
To us you’ve just been ‘Grandma/Grandpa’,
No thought of who you’ve been.
But we remember now in love,
Your life from start to end,
And we’re just glad we knew you,
As Grandma/Grandpa, and as Friend.
Forget me not
My little one
You have left us too soon
Though my body can no longer hold you
I hold you forever in my heart
As precious and beautiful as this flower caught in time
A mother's love does not forget.
I know I'll see the sun shine bright
upon my baby's face....
When I finally get to heaven,
all my pain will be erased.
We'll soar the skies together,
as angels two by two.
We'll have a sweet reunion,
this mother's dream come true!
How quietly he
tiptoed into our world.
Softly, only a moment
but what an imprint
his footprints have left
upon our hearts.
Little Snowdrop - Funeral Poem
The world may never notice
If a Snowdrop doesn't bloom,
Or even pause to wonder
If the petals fall too soon.
But every life that ever forms,
Or ever comes to be,
Touches the world in some small way
For all eternity.
The little one we long for
Was swiftly here and gone.
But the love that was then planted
Is a light that still shines on.
And though our arms are empty,
Our hearts know what to do.
Every beating of our hearts
Says of our love for you.
To our wonderful son on your birthday
You really were so special and we miss you every day,
Life will never be the same since you went away,
We think of you in silence no one sees us weep,
Many are the tears we cry while others are asleep,
We'll never get over losing you no matter how we try,
Because you were the world to us and will be till we die,
But as long as we live we'll always be glad,
So grateful and so proud of the son we had.
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