Funeral or bereavement poems are often incorporated into funerals and memorial services as a means to comfort those who are mourning or grieving. Poetry can speak to the deepest part of our soul and can have a way of calming the spirit in times of grief. It is a known face that poems can help ease the bereavement of surviving family members.
Funeral poems can also be used as a part of a speech or eulogy,
In loving memory poems are often offered at memorial services. Although presenting them can be emotionally trying, the process is usually a useful and cathartic part of acknowledging a loved one’s passing. Choosing the perfect funeral poems can be challenging, but it is entirely possible to discover the right words for these very special occasions.
Before we continue discussing how to locate the best poems for funerals, allow me to express my most sincere condolences on your personal loss.
This is a poem I wrote for my grandma’s funeral, my sister had to read it for me, so I wouldn’t cry and mess it up, but she did worse than I would’ve.
In this section we have a number of traditional and contemporary funeral poems and readings plus a few that we have found and like. We hope that they provide you with some inspiration and some solace. Please do not hesitate to contact us to recommend any other poems or readings that you have found helpful or comforting to you.
I am 24 years old and I lost my grandad last year to cancer. Growing up I wasn’t really as close to my grandad as I was to my Nan but over the last few years I did get really close to him. He only found out he had cancer about 10 weeks before he went and my Nan spent the last 4 weeks of his life looking after him because she wouldn’t allow him to go in a hospice as he wouldn’t have wanted to.
On this page, we provide many poems that can be read at a mother’s funeral or memorial service. There are many different styles, long and short, from poems to sayings and quotes. All of them are appropriate for a celebration of life for a Mom. The right poem is a wonderful tribute to a loving parent.
A poem can also be included in the funeral program.