Memorial Poems

Memorial poems for various occasions: to commemorate a loved one; to commemorate an event; to commemorate something or someone unique, special, or otherwise worth remembering. Includes: “Mourn Me Not For I Live On;” “Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory.”

Remember them. Remember why.

Remember them. Remember why.

“Gathered here on hallowed ground, etched in echoes of somber sound of muffled drum and freedom’s song, are the boots of those so young. May we keep what they have saved so we honor what they’ve done. They died so we could keep that song– such sacrifice from those so young. May we always hear […]

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Memorial Day: Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum

Memorial Day: Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum

It’s Memorial Day.  Time to Remember Those Who Served. “Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum” was written several years ago after a visit to Arlington National Cemetery.  One can’t help but be moved by a visit to this national shrine to deceased servicemen. If you have a chance, go. You will appreciate your country, your […]

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Another Memorial Piece: Mourn Me Not

Another Memorial Piece: Mourn Me Not

Mourn Me Not For I Live On One of the first pieces that I was requested to do was a memorial poem for a beloved father-in-law.  She gave me some information about her father-in-law, including the fact that he was an avid college basketball fan. We managed to work that into the poem near the […]

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Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum   Memorial Day: Remember Them

Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum Memorial Day: Remember Them

Written by on May 25, 2012 in Love & Family, Memorial Poems with 1 Comment

  Memorial Day Weekend.      This poem was inspired by a visit to Arlington National Cemetery several years ago.   Memorial Day: A time to remember. Remember those who served. Remember those who were wounded, some horribly and forever. And some were wounded in ways not so visible to the rest of us. Remember those who perished. Remember their […]

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March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

Written by on March 7, 2012 in Health, Love & Family, Memorial Poems, News with 0 Comments

It seems hard to believe, but it has been a year since the tsunami hit Japan and severely damaged the nuclear reactor. I am re-running “Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory”. Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory How now shall the living live with so much life now gone? Nature moved the water’s […]

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