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Haiku Loss Poems | Haiku Poems About Loss

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MORNING OR MOURNING

Such precious gemstones Morning dew shines like diamonds God’s tears from heaven Written on 18th February – 2 days before my father died Posted 22nd February 2015

Copyright © JAN ALLISON

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Flanders Screams

A gentle wind asks Answered, simply, why not still Said family grieve .

Copyright © James Fraser

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Soul-torn

soul-torn trees forlorn will never be ever green too much rain too late For Brian Strand's YOUR VERSE AGAIN any theme/any form max of 12 lines Poetry Contest

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich

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Texas Wildflower Haiku : Widow's Tears

sun’s heat sunders sand
clustered lanced leaves green hug
widow’s tears collapse

Widow’s Tears is the common name for Commelina erecta var. angustifolia, they bloom on 
Texas beaches in sand or clay, and have the characteristic of flowering early in the morning 
and fading by noon. The bloom in all seasons but I chose spring to be more commonly 
approachable. [1]

[1] Wildflowers and Other Plants of Texas Beaches and Islands, Alfred Richardson

Copyright © Sheri Fresonke Harper

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birds mourn their unborn

twisters swirl

nest graveyards ‘neath fallen trees

birds mourn their unborn





Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire

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Biting mountain air Haiku No 35



biting mountain air
baby lamb trails on the edge....
mint sauce with dinner





entry for Charles Henderson's strict Haiku 2 competition

Copyright © Deirdre Omaidin

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Lost at Sea

The sea is unkempt
Unwary sailors regret
Thar mate has been swept

Copyright © Joe Inca

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Prisoner of fate

Jobless, indebted -
battles with insanity 
- writes haiku shaiku

Copyright © Saalik Siddikki

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with their eyes wide open

only foolish men
let their nation plummet, with
their eyes wide open

Copyright © Cathy Ncube

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A long parting kiss

a long parting kiss-

imprinted upon my lips

her lingering heat



tears flood my cheek

I whisper au-revoir-

winter clouds my soul

Copyright © Brian Strand

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Autumn

A wisp of white cloud
On a breeze, that cools the land
Autumn is soon here

Copyright © jeanine dejesus

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Dad

He has gone away...
When I look for him I see...
Nothing but green grass.

Copyright © Ashlee Tilford

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Abrupt

Sleeping in sorrow
If I don't wake tomorrow
Then all will be well.

Copyright © Sarah Jones

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Among the Seashells

Forlorn, forgotten;
do tears still exist
at the bottom of the sea?

Copyright © Megan Throne

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Fragments

in - pie - ces why must you be in fragments? take me pl— ease me in- to the pangs of oppression let me ROT in fragments i trust you'll be whole again while I break

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal

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February haiku

words left unsaid
drift upon the east wind-
freeze in my heart

Copyright © Brian Strand

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Of a Lost Love

          Racing- against time,
Her breasts- pressed against her lungs.
                    Lateness- vanished him.

Copyright © Richard- Olivier Marius

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Once Upon a Dark Fog

Where the trees once stood,
A dark fog covers their grounds-
                    A path through lost lives.

Copyright © Richard- Olivier Marius

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The Internet: Return

A void of Facebook
Creativity dies here...
Procrastination!

Copyright © Dan Keir

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Passing...

  Screams above the din

A moment of grief and loss

    A loved one passes

Copyright © James Burns

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The Fire Hydrant

Ghetto dreams, ponder
Broke hydrant, cement
Only leaking tears

© Drake J. Eszes

Submitted to Charles Henderson's: "Haiku your way" contest.

Copyright © Drake Eszes

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A Farmer's Tale

pale silken strands sway
tickling the warm breezy air
honey wheat wands dance

prosperity flows
nourishing life on the farm
drought came and all died

TLH  ©  05-31-2012

Haiku/Senryu

Copyright © Tanya Harrington

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raindrops on paper

soul fills up,
overflows...
rain streaks down my cheeks

brightness blinds my world
darkness cloaks and chokes me up...
heaven's tears soothe me

angry skies flash teeth
wind wailing its frustrations--
drenching rain drowns soul

black and red rain
hateful words, scorching wrath boils 
daggers on paper

each word stings eyes, heart
pen takes a stab, then twists hard
raindrops on paper




** jan 15, 2011 for Skat's dark rain contest

Copyright © binibining P.iNk

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pollution

Black smoke covers all
children animals run
but they can't escape

Copyright © courtney webb

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An Old Haiku

The earth is green now.
The flowers open early,
blooming but to die.

Copyright © Leo Larry Amadore

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Haikus About God: III

Beauty of nature
Why condense it down to God?
Isn’t life enough?

Copyright © Dan Keir

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Environmental Destruction

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                                                Ornamental bird
                                         Silver coated on den shelf
                                            Oil coated soon death

Copyright © Sara Kendrick

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The Less I Have

the less i have of
the additional use of
the more it breaks down

Copyright © Trevor McLeod

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Haikus About God: V

Omniscient guy
Yet he lets bad things happen
How can he exist?

Copyright © Dan Keir

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haiku

nature's wrath in the wind forgiveness

Copyright © Alvin Thomas Ethington