FAMOUS LAST WORDS
The funeral bell is
ringing a reminder of our mortality
Farewelling a deceased soul one day 'twill ring for me
Ringing in the stillness of this cool Autumn day
Across the rural city in the morning damp and gray.
The funeral bell is pealing for one a last farewell
And few sounds sadder than the slow peals of the loud funeral bell
Above the streets and houses it echoes to the sky
For one bound for her or his last resting place the cemetery nearby.
The peewees in the town park distinctive in their call
And the magpie on a wattle pipe on this cool morning in the Fall
And for one who will not breathe again the eulogy is read
And the funeral bell is tolling in memory of the dead.
The funeral bell is ringing for one a last goodbye
And on the clock of our mortality the hours just seem to fly
Respect to the departed is all that we can pay
And for each and everyone of us a final night and day.
Previous Funeral Poem |
Next Funeral Poem
With After Forever you’ll find a comprehensive selection of original funeral
poems ideal for family, friends and any loved one you want to remember in
one, easily downloadable e-book. Spend your time together with family and
friends, not pouring your heart over trying to write a funeral poem.
Click here to get your copy
Learn to write and deliver a heartfelt eulogy using these unique funeral speech samples and eulogy examples, funeral readings, funeral thank you notes, best poems for funerals, funeral etiquette, funeral obituaries, funeral notices, memorials and tributes... We also included numerous samples of famous eulogies and famous last words collections... Browse bereavement and grief readings on Eulogy Speech.... Want to find out how to write a eulogy? Use our free sample eulogies and written examples of a eulogy for mother, eulogy for father, eulogy for brother, eulogy for grandmother, eulogy for a friend... All that and much more advice that can help you with your memorable eulogy.