When a loved one passes away, those who are left behind suddenly feel as though they have been thrust in an unfamiliar place, trying to grope their way around in a very dark room. Indeed, losing a loved one to death is one of the hardest trials every family can ever go through. It's very hard to prepare a funeral service and make the remains ready for the funeral visitation knowing that it would be the last thing you can ever do for your loved one.
Being that the funeral service is your "last hurrah" for your loved one, you and your family do everything to make it very special. They try to look for the best funeral and memorial poetry which they can use for the eulogy. They also try to prepare tokens of appreciation which they can give away to those who will be sympathizing with them like funeral programs and memorial bookmarks.
These are just some of the preparations grieving families go through when arranging a memorable and special funeral service for their deceased loved ones.
Poetry can add a special touch when incorporated into a funeral or memorial service. Somehow the eloquence of the graceful words that are used in poetry strike the very cords within our emotions to the core. The effect is soothing, peaceful, and thought provoking.
Finding such poems may seem like hard work but with the technology that we have today on the internet, its really not as difficult as it may seem. It's probably harder to go to the local public library and find suitable poems for funerals than it is searching them on Google. You can use these types of poems in a variety of ways in your funeral ceremony. Some of them may include reading the poetry aloud or having them printed on the funeral programs and/or other printed material you plan on dispersing.
Look for those that may be reminiscent of who the deceased was in their lifetime or words that express their memories. You'll find that the poems will be well received by all the funeral attendees as well as the bereaved family.