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Short Longing poem by Noriko Tanaka| Details |

Oryzias latipes, Japanese rice fish

in aquarium
hibernated little fish
longing for spring

Short Longing poem by Teresita Cailo| Details |

To Love Again

to be healed;
opened - invites

Short Longing poem by Jack Jordan| Details |

Monoku 2

         she knew of longing — this dream of love, alone

Short Longing poem by Sara Kendrick| Details |

Pathetic Man

Sad pathetic man
Separated from God above
Longing, unfilled

Short Longing poem by Richard Lamoureux| Details |

Cinquain Fifteen

not sixteen
longing for sweet
just one more year

Short Longing poem by jeanine dejesus| Details |

Aimless (Senryu)

Lurking in shadows
In darkness of my desire
Longing to be free

Short Longing poem by Marty Owens| Details |

Hungering And Thirsting

Majesty of God.
Answer to deepest longing.
Yearning for Heaven.

Short Longing poem by chris bowen| Details |


at office christmas party
longing for the wrong

Short Longing poem by Samantha HAYNES| Details |


I feel the distance
between the two of us now
Longing for my love

Short Longing poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |

Smooth Caress

Fingers pause across the ivory
         longing to create melodies

Short Longing poem by Adam Lefaivre| Details |

On Longing and Death

Black, torture, wilting
Possessing all great beauty
A wonderful veil

Short Longing poem by Sara Kendrick| Details |


Sad sounds young apart
From mother longing empty
Joy when united

Short Longing poem by Tyesha Ehigiator| Details |

~Longing For Happiness~

On This Day
Within My Heart
Dwells The Loneliness That Haunts Me

Short Longing poem by Cathy Ncube| Details |

Pounding Hearts Press On

Middle East unrest:
longing for democracy--
pounding hearts press on

Short Longing poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |

His Call

herd of heifers sprawl
he overshadows them all….
longing mating call

Short Longing poem by brian lauer| Details |


Not knowing my pain
of this unreturned longing.
The despair goes on.

Short Longing poem by Renee Hendricks| Details |


I am left breathless
burning, wanting and longing
for your gentle touch

Short Longing poem by Renee Hendricks| Details |

Inglorious Morning

Odd internal clock!
Wakes me at the crack of dawn,
longing to sleep in.

Short Longing poem by iolanda Scripca| Details |

View from my Porch

Weeping willow 'lone
Hummingbirds refuse to land
On its longing dew

Short Longing poem by Debbie Guzzi| Details |

knead my luke warm heart

knead my beating heart
with gasps of longing whispers 
turn off the alarm

Short Longing poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |

Achromatic Dream

light through icy mist
color of the damselfish....
longing to be kissed

Short Longing poem by Kirstie Fontes| Details |

Sleep Depravation

Stinging eyes, lifeless
I'm longing for my pillow
What will tonight bring

Short Longing poem by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu| Details |


Silent moon-lit night
Snaking inside my thought's train
Longing to hold you.

Short Longing poem by Ariabelle Sierra| Details |

Bottled emotions

Bottled up verses
   Longing to be free from lungs
 sore throat closes shut

Short Longing poem by Victoria Anderson-Throop| Details |

your sweet breath

A shadow calls in moonlight
Your breath of Cedar 
Fills me with winter longing

Short Longing poem by Kenneth Fordham| Details |

A Love So Beautiful

The stillness of night,
Hoot Owl calls, longing for her,
Springtime in the air.

Short Longing poem by Genevieve Farese| Details |


If only I could,
I`d fly to your side,
Carried by the wind,
Longing, just a dream.

Short Longing poem by Wilma Neels| Details |

'Longing embrace'

tears trickle down my face longing embrace sniff

Short Longing poem by Duffy Laudick| Details |

Not Yet Spring

Once green trees longing
to spread their leaves and give shade
to warm birds nesting.

Short Longing poem by GOODNESS LANRE| Details |

A kiss is just a kiss

Kiss me kissing you.
So much longing after this.
It's just a kiss here.


Short Longing poem by Brian Strand| Details |


apart again
crestfallen within
my longing persists-
we dis-engage
into parallel lives

Short Longing poem by Ruben O.| Details |

When Baseless (Brevette)


Coll a


Short Longing poem by mona Jalees| Details |

After you

After you 
my  longing heart
and a withered soul 
dwelling in sorrow 
day by day !!!!

Short Longing poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |

Momma and Daddy Time

Wistfully waiting
Longing for that gold moment
That they fall asleep

By Robb A. Kopp

Short Longing poem by Rick Parise| Details |


weary dreams tire......

the mighty trees sway , longing......

a restless wind roam......

Short Longing poem by Brian Strand| Details |


to be loved
and understood-
to fulfil-
life never stands 

Short Longing poem by danny grantham jr| Details |

Never Coming To Pass

Immediate responses
To a need that goes unnecessarily unfulfilled.

Short Longing poem by Russell Sivey| Details |

Heartfelt Passion

A heartfelt passion I desire for your sweetness A longing sublime
Russell Sivey

Short Longing poem by Debbie Guzzi| Details |

an acorn

an acorn 
tumbles from the heights
jays on wing
longing for the warm sun
I button my wool sweater

Short Longing poem by nilofar shaikh| Details |

Heart beat

Cloudy sky, upset mind,
Falling drops, Rolling tears,
Soil longing to get soaked, Heart longing to beat !

Short Longing poem by Charmaine Chircop| Details |

haiku 20 haiku 21 about a different Spring

grandma's garden a missing rose lay on her stone longing another Spring blooms without you

Short Longing poem by MC MC| Details |

Haiku: Longing

He stares at the sky
      Longing to be part of it...
Tears run down his cheek.

Copyright McCuen 2009

Short Longing poem by Jack Jordan| Details |


I shake,
my body 
no longer longing,
my finger-shadow 
above the keys 
that make music 
of me.

Short Longing poem by Lisa Lavers| Details |

He fills me

He fills me with hate,
He fills me with love.

Short Longing poem by Carolyn Devonshire| Details |

longing fills my heart

family members

send greetings across the miles...

     longing fills my heart

*Entry for Brian's three-line contest

Short Longing poem by saleem durrani| Details |


Moments of fascination
Sounds of distraction
Feelings of longing
Dreams scattered
Fears of trembling 
Happiness everlasting

Short Longing poem by Megan Justus| Details |

My Tears

My tears keep flowing

Never wanting to stop

Flowing because of a depression

Flowing, longing for an eternal sleep

Short Longing poem by Amy Frazey| Details |


Silently now
I tiptoe near,
Longing for his touch.
Vagaries of Fate, how cruel,
Escape is impossible.
Release me never.

Short Longing poem by James Peranteau| Details |

Lips at dusk

so I may spill
mine thrust

Not my back
as if
the push

Yet of the longing
of the wanting,
of the;

lips at dusk

Short Longing poem by Indio Ramos| Details |


The halo just woke what cold this earth was longing. In joy, the moon danced.
December 13, 2013

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