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.
Many people also wish to acknowledge or hint at the hope of the new life that is promised.
Poems that are most suitable for:
Also, be sure to read some of the beautiful poems that our visitors have shared with us;
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.
However if you really want to hit a grand slam with a funeral poem, the very best funeral poem is one that is a one-of-a-kind poem, written specifically about your loved one. A poem that tells the story of your loved one.
A poem that conveys your special memories, and favorite things about your loved one.
It may be read aloud, or inserted in the program, and draws a tear and a smile to those in attendance at the service. Afterwards, it is framed and read over and over again.
Our customers tell us time and time again that the poem we created about the deceased was the highlight of the service.
Our one-of-a-kind custom funeral poem
After looking through all our suggestions, are you still stuck for just the right poem? What about writing your own? For ideas on how to write a poem, this site is very helpful.