What Are Some Thoughtful Poems to Read at a Memorial Service?

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When you lose a loved one, it's important to honor their memory in a way that holds meaning for you. You might choose to arrange a memorial service that displays your respect for their life, shows how much they meant to you and helps you and others process your grief in a purposeful way. Some people choose to write their own eulogies to read during the service, while others prefer to read a poignant poem that expresses their feelings in a heartfelt way or that helps them find the words they're having difficulty conveying. If you’re searching for a poem to read at your loved one’s funeral, consider one of these five thoughtful options, each penned by a well-known poet.