The Bluebird

A short funeral poem for a loved one, ideal for a religious funeral service, with a powerful metaphor about grief and love.

The Bluebird

The Bluebird of happiness sang high above

Bringing joy to a dark world of strife

Its soft wings protected and nurtured our love

And its song was the song of our life

Now the wonderful world where our Bluebird belonged

A sad silent world has become

As that beautiful bird finished singing his song

And the white Dove of God took you home


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