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Funeral Poems: Where to Find Them

April 16, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 212

A poem can be a great way to express your feelings at funeral, the only problem is that you have to be able to find one that actually expresses how you feel. This can be a challenge given how many poems there are to choose from. Fortunately there are lots of ways that you can find a poem that will be ideal.

If you are going to use a poem at a funeral for a loved one the most obvious choice would be to use a poem that has particular meaning to you. In this case it is likely that you are already familiar with the poem. It could be that it is a favourite poem of yours or it could be one that makes you think of the deceased. One thing to keep in mind however is that you do want to make sure that the poem is actually appropriate. It can be tempting to just pick a favourite poem because it is easy, you don't want to do this. Make sure that the poem expresses how you really feel.

If there is not a poem that you already have in mind then a good option for finding a funeral poem is a book. There are lots of books that are dedicated to poems for funerals so this is a good place to look. Often these poems are divided by category, with poems that ideal for a mother, father, child or whatever. In addition to the books you can also find lots of websites that have poems that you can choose from as well.

One option that may be worth considering is talking to the funeral home about poems. The funeral home will have a lot of experience at planning funerals and they often have a large list of poems that are appropriate that you can use at the funeral. The downside here is that you may allow yourself to be talked into using a poem that is not ideal if you are not careful.

One last option that you have for finding a funeral poem is to write one yourself. Not a lot of people will choose to do this because they think it will be too hard. In reality it is probably no more difficult than writing a eulogy and a lot of people will actually find it to be easier. Obviously you are not going to want to write a poem unless you are comfortable doing it but if you are it can be a good option.

Funeral poems can be a great way to express your feelings for a deceased loved one. The most popular of all the funeral poems is Funeral Blues but there are lots of others that you can choose from.

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