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My Funeral Procession - Poem by Valsa George

Darkness encompasses my space
My future seen bleak, feral beasts hide
Not even a glow worm to throw light
I see no chance of deliverance.
Through the mazy depths of gloom, I wade
Struck with the pestilence of rejection and hate

Hopes are now like shredded threads
Frayed away from a rope
I seek shade under a leafless tree
I hold on to a crutch as a prop
I curl up like a helpless embryo
Floating and swivelling in lucid agony

Shutters of distress is about to close in
Before that, I will my own death
In the absence of pall bearers
I shall carry my orphaned corpse
And walk the deserted road
Inching my way to the grave


Comments about My Funeral Procession by Valsa George

  • Gold Star - 366,190 Points Edward Kofi Louis (7/23/2016 7:16:00 AM)

    Hopes are now like shredded threads! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,495 Points Jaishree Nair (3/7/2016 2:13:00 AM)

    Another master piece to your credit. You definitely have a way with words.The right choice of words to give life to a very fragile thread of thought.Thanks (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 73,678 Points Daniel Brick (2/28/2016 8:06:00 PM)

    Wow! Wow! The double Wow accolade for a poem of uncanny power and illuminations. In your notes you identify your process, namely, TRYING TO IMAGINE. That is the only way, short of divine revelation, for us to experience something OUTSIDE our frame of reference. Ingmar Bergman's film Wild Strawberrries opens with a dream in which an old man sees his funeral procession, but Bergman was working with visual images - immediate sensations. You have worked through language to make the invisible realm temporarily visible, and then it closes
    and once again seems impervious. But for the moment of the poem - what Hart Crane called, an instant in the wind (I know not whither hurled) - we see clearly the landscape of death. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Funeral

  1. 51. My Funeral Procession , Valsa George
  2. 52. The Grammarians Funeral , Benjamin Tompson
  3. 53. Funeral March , jathin aka jesuzz
  4. 54. Funeral , Hasmukh Amathalal
  5. 55. I Had A Thought On Your Funeral... , Anshul Gupta
  6. 56. The Day Of Papa's Funeral , Herbert Nehrlich
  7. 57. The Funeral Day Of Sir Walter Scott , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  8. 58. The Funeral Of Sarpedon , Constantine P. Cavafy
  9. 59. On The Funeral Of Charles The First , William Lisle Bowles
  10. 60. * Celebratin' The Funeral Of 1999.*.. , Louie Levy
  11. 61. Funeral Of A Child , David Harris
  12. 62. Funeral For A Mockingbird , Juan Olivarez
  13. 63. Lilacs At My Funeral , DAKOTA AUSTIN
  14. 64. Funeral Of Century(1) , Xiao Kang
  15. 65. My Funeral Pen , Lyn Paul
  16. 66. Don'T Forget To Write Your Funeral Plan , Lyn Paul
  17. 67. The Funeral Bell , Francis Duggan
  18. 68. Funeral , johann weiss
  19. 69. The Mother's Funeral , George Crabbe
  20. 70. Funeral , Hiroshi Satow
  21. 71. The Funeral , Sean Joyce
  22. 72. Funeral Of An Ant , ramesh rai
  23. 73. Funeral , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  24. 74. Funeral (Senryu) , Govind Ramakrishnan
  25. 75. Translation. W.H. Auden, Funeral Blues I , Sergey Zemtsov
  26. 76. Some They Avoided A Poor Ant's Funeral , nimal dunuhinga
  27. 77. A Funeral In Winter , Leslie Philibert
  28. 78. The Funeral , poppy miller
  29. 79. Funeral Of Century(2) , Xiao Kang
  30. 80. Funeral , Jennifer Alejandra
  31. 81. An Open Casket Funeral For His Muse , Ted Sheridan
  32. 82. A Wedding At My Funeral , Robert Rorabeck
  33. 83. A Funeral , Juan Olivarez
  34. 84. Funeral For One , Kevin Patrick
  35. 85. Death! -Make My Funeral Happy Like A Wed.. , Ken e Hall
  36. 86. Saying Goodbye In A Funeral , Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  37. 87. Flowers From A Funeral , Susan Lacovara
  38. 88. The Funeral Procession , Randy McClave
  39. 89. Funeral Van Without His Coffin , NHIEN NGUYEN MD
  40. 90. Cupid's Funeral , Victor Daley
  41. 91. A Poets Funeral , krishnakumar chandrasekar nair
  42. 92. Attending Your Own Funeral , 2bpositive 2bpositive
  43. 93. The Funeral , B.J. McKee
  44. 94. Mother's Funeral , Herbert Nehrlich
  45. 95. The Funeral , Dan Brown
  46. 96. African Funeral , onzia dan
  47. 97. Funeral Eulogy , Howard Johnson
  48. 98. Chambers (Funeral Home And Crematorium) .. , Joe Rosochacki
  49. 99. Maha-Bharata, The Epic Of Ancient India .. , Romesh Chunder Dutt
  50. 100. Funeral Of John F Kennedy , O Anna Niemus
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