May 25, 2012
Consider a copy of “Poems and Readings for Funerals and Memorials” for your personalized celebration
There still remains a surprisingly limited selection of books offering readings for a memorial service or celebration. As more people opt each year to create their own personalized celebration in memory of a lost loved one, the need continues to grow for endearing material from which to create an inspiring memorial event. “Poems and Readings for Funerals and Memorials” compiled by Luisa Moncada has assembled over 120 selections of reflective poems, readings, lyrics, prayers, and songs. The variety of genre ranges from the classic poems of e.e. cummings, Emily Dickinson, and Rumi to Old and New Testament prayers. The lyrics of Jacques Brel and Bob Dylan counter endearing plays like Romeo and Juliet and Aeschylus’s Agamemnon. Readings span from The House at Pooh Corner to Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet.
Read the full article at SevenPonds Blog