Funeral stories, books, poems, and more

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Former Hansbay Mayor Antonio Cardova dies, causing all living former Mayors to attend his funeral. Satch commits a horrible faux pas at said funeral, which makes him fight for his Mayoralty once Evan launches a recall effort, which Ethan is reluctant to support due to his poor faring in GOP… Read More

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An usher at a funeral watches the burial of a blind man who, although poor and alone, lived a life that touched many people and was mysteriously joyful. Reflecting on his own life he realizes that his life is a tragedy, but in his sorrow he also finds redemption. There… Read More

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Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2019

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This poem made me sad as I was writing it. Fortunately, it's not a true story for me, but I know it is for far too many people. I know this is a depressing poem, but I felt I had to write it. This world needs to change. Read More
Attending a funeral for his love a man feels angry at the loss of his love. Read More

Tags: emotions, funeral

My first finished story. The story is comparatively short. Phil is reminiscing over the past with his childhood friend Sophie. It's the day of his father's funeral, which triggers thoughts, flashbacks and regrets. If you enjoy a certain amount of darkness every now and then, you're going to like… Read More

Tags: funeral

Short Story / Other

December 10, 2017

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The Land Above the Clouds House

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2017

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A dream and a funeral. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 26, 2017

Reads: 871

Comments: 1

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I was inspired to write this poem after attending a funeral. The dark and bleak day adding to the sadness. Funerals are never happy events, of course, but some affect you more than others. The realisation that sometime in the near or distant future, we too, will walk the… Read More

Tags: funeral

The mysterious missing case of Gauren takes a new turn when his former investigator Marilyn reopens the case after 20 years.Is this only a missing case?Who is the mastermind behind this?Is there more than that meets an eye? See the new twist and turns and finally how the mystery… Read More
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Tags: death, funeral, wake

What if you could speak to a deceased relative one last time.... Read More
Ryan and Sarah conspire to destroy Ashton to free themselves, Jacob gets a job at a pizza place, Kimberly and Luke spar over where they should move, and Ethan becomes weak after enduring his father's funeral Read More
this story was originally published in fantastic creatures, a fellowship of fantasy. enough time has passed since since the book was published that i have permission to reprint it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2017

Reads: 636

Comments: 1

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Death can never take this ... Read More

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This short story is written as a substitute for the hurt one may cause themself. It's not really a warning against suicide, it's simply a story depicting the sad silence of death. Read More
Queen Mariah is dead, and Phillipe is feeling the burden to replace her. But he knows he must. Read More

Tags: funeral, new-king

A non denominational funeral reading. A term penned by Schopenhauer in "Studies in Pessimism" I found his description of afterlife or "Palingenesis" oddly eternity affirming for a self described Aetheist. This poem was inspired by the reading that part of the book. Read More
Marcus, a 21 year old Italian man has the abilities to see people right after they die, either as an encounter in person, or as a spiritual dream, how ever his abilities start to escalate when Marcus has a dream of a family friend who seems distressed. Little does Marcus… Read More

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Monologue script, non- fiction. I wrote this when i was in year 11 at high school as a final drama performance. Read More
In middle of the Bronar Continent, around the equator of Planet Kajini, the Kaji dragons are suffering a disease epidemic caused by the xaqa virus. Their drinking water is contaminated. A teenage Kaji falls sick to the xaqa virus and is rushed to hospital. But will he survive? Or will… Read More
How death can affect you young man. Read More

Poem / Horror

September 30, 2016

Reads: 365

Comments: 1

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Tags: horror, poem, funeral

Reads: 362

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Tags: kids, funeral, london, 1958

This story is a reflection on meeting the grieving needs of children when they lose a parent. Read More

Poem / Other

February 23, 2016

Reads: 219

Comments: 1

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Just a splurge of words.. Read More
Mayor Sarandon’s funeral is held and Dick Sarandon tries to abdicate rule over the Gloria Sarandon foundation to Valerie, Ryan gets to be the musical guest scheduler on SUNY TV, but becomes involved in controversy when All-Nighter gets a promiscuous new host and Brennan and Miranda become involved without Michael’s… Read More
What would be the last thing you would say to your brother before they die? Connor remembers his last words to Finn. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 19, 2015

Reads: 362

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The Funeral Celebrants Association of Australia challenged me to write a poem about the work of funeral celebrants. Here it is. Read More

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