Funeral Poems for Dad: Nothing expresses feelings about a dad's death more than memorial and funeral poems for fathers. Many are composed by sons and daughters as a way of coping and understanding their father's death. Some of the poems you find online have unknown or anonymous authors; however, if you search hard enough, you will a some verses with credited authors.
In Flanders Fields - a war poem, written during the First World War by Canadian physician, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May 3, 1915, after presiding over the funeral of friend and fellow soldier Alexis Helmer, who died in the Second Battle of Ypres
Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden. 18" x 18" Arches Text Wove paper Mitchell #2 1/2 nib Watercolors: Blend of Da Vinci Ser. 3 Cadmium Yellow Deep and M. Graham Ser. 4 Cerulean Blue Humanist Bookhand script and Roman Capitals ............................................. This poem was, of course, read by Matthew (John Hannah) at the funeral of Gareth (Simon Callow) in the 1994 movie "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Never get tired of that movie.
A poem our friend Kelly sent to us when Amelie-Anne was born. We were sent many but this was one of my favourites. It made me realise that holding her lovingly in my womb made me as much of a mother as holding her in my arms could. I do not know the author of the poem. We had it read at the funeral by a dear friend.
A newly revised complete resource for anyone involved with perinatal loss. There are six sections encompassing both religious and secular practices. Includes prayers, poems, quotes and other resources to assist in meeting individual circumstances. There are suggestions and resources for memory making keepsakes, celebrating special occasions, and creating a memory garden. The most complete guide for use when planning a memorial or funeral for a baby.
If you or a loved one recently experienced the death of a young child, funeral poems can offer support, comfort and encouragement needed to go on without that special person. (click on image to read more)
When arranging a funeral for a loved one, making sure you include everyone and everything he or she wanted takes some planning. However, a funeral order of service can help with this task. (click image to read more)