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, read as a tribute by a family or close friend. They can be read in place of a prayer for religious and non-religious services. Funeral poems can be included within the eulogy or be presented as a separate reading.
These poems can help express thoughts and feelings that family and all attendees have for a loved one. The eloquence that accompanies poetic verses is comforting. You can find funeral poems on the web at a funeral resource that may offer other funeral planning information, as well as books from the library or on tape.
Bereavement and memorial poems are also included within funeral and memorial printing material such as funeral programs, memorial funeral keepsakes, funeral thank you cards and prayer cards. You can also use them in a framed artwork beside a loved one’s photo. The best types of poems to look for are the ones that are specific to your feelings or loved one’s personality. You can also find poems that pertain to a specific family member, such as a grandfather, dad, father, mother, sister, or even friend.
Funeral poems are appropriate to use in any phase of the funeral planning process and will become a part of a memorial for a loved one for years to come.