A Thought for Today – 15 Short Pagan Funeral or Memorial Service Poems

(Side Note from Lady Beltane: This might seem a bit morbid to some of you, but this is the 54th anniversary of my dad’s crossing the veil. This year it has been harder to deal with his birthday March 25th and crossing day April 1st. He was only 36 years and 7 days old and I was only 11 years and 11 months on the day he crossed.)

From joincake.com by Sam Tetrault

Choosing the perfect poem for a funeral or memorial service is no simple task. Poetry has the power to explore our most complex feelings and memories. Yet, it can be challenging to find the right match to suit your needs.

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Poems not only remind us of the ones we love and help us say goodbye, but they bring peace in a time of suffering. With so many funeral poems to choose from, which is right for you? If you’re planning a pagan funeral, pagan poetry connects tradition with the ritual of saying goodbye to those you love.

We put in the work to identify the best short pagan funeral or memorial service poems. These are powerful ways to say goodbye to someone you love while remembering that they live on through your memories. Whether you’re planning a memorial for a Pagan, a lover of nature, or you’re simply looking for inspiration for the spiritual person in your life, this list is for you.