Words and music

To help you choose a poem or reading that reflects the celebration of your loved one’s life, browse the selections below. There are also books and websites that contain other suggestions. (See below)

Poems and readings sorted by themes

Looking for something special?
If you are looking for a particular poem, or one that includes certain words (eg. friend, laugh, mother), use the search box on the right to go to the relevant page on this website. To find the location of a specific word or phrase on that page, use Control+F and enter the key word again.