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Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |


A devil
Evil spirit
Regarded as cruel
The jealousy

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Tanka 9

This poem has been deleted due to possible publication.

Short Bereavement poem by Dom- X-| Details | |


hang around, 
Important information
Limits the mood

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |


Fluffy floppy furball
Chewie chompie carnivorous
Nom nom nom

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |

Chinese New Year

Red envelope
Bursting with luck
Dragons dancing in the street

Short Bereavement poem by Stephen Parker| Details | |

Weeping Cherry Tree

delicate, pale plume
weeping branches bow to earth
winter's eulogy

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |


Romantic, close
A subject of sweetest softness
Cats can be loved too

Short Bereavement poem by Dan Keir| Details | |


You stand there, breaking
I think about endings
Now everything leaves.

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |

sun on brick

line against the wall
fat birds too wrung out to drive
later, rooms' sweet ease

Short Bereavement poem by John Michaels| Details | |

Empty Seat

I now eat alone. You’ve been gone so long, so why is your place still set?

Short Bereavement poem by Smail Poems| Details | |


Big blundering beast
Poor fish have no chance whatsoever
Neither does the slowest runner in your group

Short Bereavement poem by daver austin| Details | |



fishing boat at dock
hearty laughter from the pub
splash!    moon breaks in two

Dave Austin

Short Bereavement poem by A.E. Rivenbark| Details | |


Your weaving, thieving thought pattern
Now grieving, heaving stars at Saturn

Short Bereavement poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


you hear them flow
as the go
some hum and sing
and spread there wings
as the fly
go when up hight

Short Bereavement poem by Lucas Williams| Details | |


Polarity, inception within a feigning ascension. Bleeding continuity grasps doubtful 
insanity. Paths diverging into a convoluted bereavement, a stagnant validity.

Short Bereavement poem by Jennifer Ratcliffe| Details | |

Adoptive Pain

I wish to fit bereavement 
that truly decays you all,
but I am at loss
for never mustering sentences enough
when I had the chance.
But I wish to care for those
who did.

Short Bereavement poem by James Fraser| Details | |

The East End, Ends

It's goodbye to mad Frankie Fraser The East Ends gangster appraiser So loyal to the Kray's To his very last day One the Sixties ultimate erasures .

Short Bereavement poem by Jason Schropp| Details | |

sip it all

 i buy in, some times,  good days sun light flourish granted's often taken but with this given
emotion returns the ball cap to the wind laughing chalking this one a win.

Short Bereavement poem by Kevin Pearce| Details | |



Singing alone
A voice at the mercy of desire
Singing alone
On a lonely bed
Singing alone
In memory of herself
She sings alone
With a song to prove it

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |


It's funny how it's not enough to know you're right,
but you have to let everyone else know it too.
And then you wonder later how no one seems
to wanna be genuine friends with you.

Short Bereavement poem by Darren Mallett| Details | |

First Double Tetractys

Should have
Known the price
I'd have to pay
After the second time I loved you broke
My weary, stone heart into rough pieces; 
That should I love
You once more;

Short Bereavement poem by Anonandon Aninandon| Details | |

A bee

A bee is an amazing and wonderful thing,
That is of course until it shows you it's sting,
And then it will die, as all things must end,
And now you will live on with this wound now to mend.

Short Bereavement poem by brittney lopez| Details | |

This is me

My knees were the things that 
kept me up and my skin is my 
cutting board my eyes are the 
rain clouds to the fire running 
down my arms and my heart is 
the fire place that keeps me 
burning so calm

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Byte| Details | |

No more scold he is home

Days we had as one even though I scold
you smiled even through those days
now your father called you to hold
tears flow as my days to scold ends

For Dr Rams contest
Written by M.B.

Short Bereavement poem by Glenn Tilton| Details | |

The Green Eye Monster

The green eyed monster is under the bed,
Hopefully it is just in my head!
Now it's in the closet,
Right now I wish it would be struck by a comet.
The green eyed monster is under the bed,
But I know it is just in my head.

Short Bereavement poem by Denise Hopkins| Details | |


written 22nd Oct 2013

Even after sixteen years
 still I cry your daughters tears
Every year on this day, will always be sad
 known only as the date, God took my dad

    1st June 1954- 22nd Oct 1997
         Allan Thomas Holmes

Short Bereavement poem by Verlena S. Walker | Details | |

PrEmAtUrE aGiNg

pReMaTuRe AgInG
an older woman and a younger man are a trix in between because as his love blooms he sees himself aging. _________________________|
penned on august 31, 2014!

Short Bereavement poem by Joseph gaydon| Details | |

short sweet to the point

people put on masks to hide the face of reality but it does not hide the actuality of the soul when rattled i do not flee i battle on to the end in anger a beating of the body is better than beating to a image of the men we were raised to be

Short Bereavement poem by Ashwin Baijnath| Details | |


Before judging anyone, ensure you Learn to Know that person, then Gather, Assess and then ACT without throwing a negative judgment else jumping to conclusion will hurt you badly! and never ASSUME! Else, it will make the situation an Ass of U and ME!

Short Bereavement poem by Michael Miers| Details | |


Patiently waiting in a line
eyeballed an wary
harsh barking of subterranean cultures
standing weary and inured
to the rotten
the rotten

inside the high walls and wire, the weighted stone of
the convicted

existing like convicts

Short Bereavement poem by Isaiah Zerbst| Details | |

The Sad Past

Little did I know
Our mistletoe kiss that night
By the Christmas tree
Would be the last kiss we shared
And then you left forever

*My first attempt at an assonant poem. 
Those familiar with assonance please comment and let me know how I did.*

Short Bereavement poem by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen| Details | |



As bereavement cries death's eulogy,
Faithfully God hones ideology.
Just keep love's miraculous notions. 
Overcoming perilous qualms.
For God's assurance shall see thee calm.
© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
    January 17, 2010

Poetic form: ABC

Short Bereavement poem by Erica Yost| Details | |


I am thrown into a wilderness of my own solitude.
I am lost and scared.
My mind and body are hungry.
What once nourished my soul is gone.
I fall to my knees.
I try to stand, but I am too weak.
I cry for help, but no one can hear me.
No one is there.
I am alone.

Short Bereavement poem by HGarvey Daniel Esquire| Details | |


Atypical  Bereavement , Cataclysmic  Demise , Everything  Forever  Gone .
Heavenly   Instrumentals  Joyously , Kindheartedly , Lull  Myself  Nigh
Obeisance , Panegyric , Quixotic , Reverence  , Sacrosanct . Teardrops
Unleashed   Vehemently  While  Xylophones  Yearn  Zion

Short Bereavement poem by Abigail Herring| Details | |

Meals of Memories

Surrounded by wonderful aromas
But all I tasted was sorrow

I choke your favorite meal down
As your memory wets my eyes

How is everyone hungry 
When you've just died

I know I must eat
To go on living

But what is the point of life
If you aren't doing it with me

Short Bereavement poem by Mohammad Taha Effendi| Details | |

Legacy of Errors

Legacy of Errors (Free Verse) An eternity of anguish, endured, Wounds healed, scars uncured, A legacy of errors and mistakes, A lifetime of lessons unlearned, Won 6th Place in the contest: Any 5 line Poem by friend 'Poet Destroyer':)

Short Bereavement poem by Moses Samandar| Details | |

The Final God

The last survivor of the human race
Depicting General
Master and genius
Night time
Food alert
Dangerous flying
Nightly heavens
Packed ditch
Troy surrenders
Zeus is more
Gandhi falls
Hunger of a nation
When the time comes
General heat
To fly
For five hundred parts

Short Bereavement poem by Sue k Green| Details | |

Death Has Come

Death Has Come

So much pain
For so long
Too many days
He lay there

Death has come
So still 
Pain no more

Shed not tears
He’s free now 
No Pain
At Peace

Sorrow for the loss
I shed tears
I grieve
Consoled by friends

We remember
Happy days
Good times
Love and joy

Short Bereavement poem by larry mason| Details | |

antiquities on the brink

the antiquitous souls.
" perhaps uninvitable?"
 mellowing amberred coals
 [portioned minds] , 
   on the brink of unstable?
 Stability became a commidity .
fathoms of time ago.
 drinking from a fountain of 
 They've forgotten of the seeds?
in need, to be sewn.

Short Bereavement poem by jack horne| Details | |

My Life

Husband, son, friend, colleague
Son of Dawn and Des
Lover of Sue, Shakespeare and opera
Who feels passion, amusement and excitement
Who fears bereavement, bedbugs and rejection
Who would like to see a ghost, a UFO and aliens
Resident of Plymouth, England

for Carol's contest

Short Bereavement poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Maurits Cornelis Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher,
artist or mathematician?
Methinks he's more like a torturer,
sending faceless men on a fruitless mission!

NOTE: He's a sketcher who drew the famous work, Relativity (as well as many others).

Short Bereavement poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

What If

Our replacements, they all looked so damn young
as I ended my second and last tour of duty in Vietnam.
Some of them were later killed by the godless Viet Cong.
I could have volunteered to stay for an additional tour in the ‘Nam.
I believe I would have survived another year of bullets and bombs. 

Short Bereavement poem by Trevor McLeod| Details | |

Welfare's Begging Money

Welfare's begging money.
Begging for them more.
Welfare's simply given
less than what it's for.

Pity to the beggars
begging on for you.
Pity what they're given
just the way they do.

Pray for all the beggars
begging as they do.
Pray their prayers are answered
that you're included too.

Short Bereavement poem by Al Parry| Details | |


Teenage Girls clad in the latest fashions,
Do it whenever they meet,
Grown men aren't afraid to show some passion,
When their team's comeback is complete,
They can say hello, they can say goodbye,
And anything inbetween,
If you open your arms and crack a smile,
There is nothing that a hug cannot mean.

Short Bereavement poem by Apolo Amai| Details | |

10-313 Untold

He saw me I saw him
We leaped for greatness
But we were earth bound
He surpasses my hopes
And shatters my dreams
I feel darkness in him which I bravely embrace
He’s my hope my shield my love
My undivided trust
With him
I feel that I can reach bounds and mounts of greatness
So why do I still feel so empty

Short Bereavement poem by Paula Larson| Details | |


Bestowed bereavement, this condolence graft,
the memorabilia sequence, mine not draft
like some ongoing virtue, depth not classed,
forever love relinquish at the pass
the merriment not, but laughing, seal to last,
joy to eternal hoping, prithee to cast
my soul, not rent with sorrow
seams with bast . . .

Short Bereavement poem by Lucas Williams| Details | |

The Epitome of Existence

A maiden glimmering in an aura of justified bereavement. Shadows lurking amidst 
the epitome of existence, a crystalline signet. Is this a search for dreams or death? 
This eternally overt void leaves traces, a scar left unseen. Blades dance in a 
plethora of pain that envelops cognizance as sanity applauds

Short Bereavement poem by KAYOD5 Kayode| Details | |


Shadow and mirage are thesame;
The former is never a substance
And the latter never an oasis.
But the death of a child is both:
Hope is dashed and respite betrayed
Leaving only behind the pain of rising utility
That often comes from the nostalgia of reality...
I mourn with you Professor.

Short Bereavement poem by KAYOD5 Kayode| Details | |



A graveyard silence;
The bell's pendulum is lost:
Komla Dumor died.

The Continent mourns;
People's voice has departed:
Komla Dumor died.

Evil wind blows;
Fine flower has dropped in bud:
Komla Dumor died.

The battle is lost;
The gun has lost its trigger:
Komla Dumor died.

Short Bereavement poem by Joseph Sergi| Details | |

September Terror

On a sunny clear day,
September 11th came our way.
The planes fell from the sky,
it brought tears to our eyes.
Fathers, Mothers, daughters, sons,
it changed life for everyone.
So bow your heads down and pray,
ask God to show us the way.
For peace and our country we pray,
that there will be a brighter day.


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