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Short Grief Poems

Short Grief Poems. Below are the most popular short poems on or about Grief by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for short Grief poems by poem length and keyword.

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Short Grief poem by Debbie Guzzi| Details | |


to my knees in grief --
solid ground

Short Grief poem by nicole marrier| Details | |


Today im not sad
Im in the next stage of grief
Today im angry

Short Grief poem by Archontoula Alexandropoulou| Details | |

Every day I die

Shadows in your eyes
all day long I die anew
my fair torturer.

Short Grief poem by stefania marchetti| Details | |


Despicable is
your soul disgraceful and 
worthless is forever

Short Grief poem by Dylan Catalano| Details | |

Just another one

It is hard to miss
A person you never knew
Which is all she was.

Short Grief poem by Trevor McLeod| Details | |

The Less I Have

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

Short Grief poem by J. W. M. Earnings| Details | |

Empty Seat

I feel so lonely
Never touched - never sat on
Shaking like a leaf

Short Grief poem by Tamra Amato| Details | |

for Sean at Henry's Memorial

Big-gun emotions
Grief sounds a hole in the soul
Ears empty echoes

Short Grief poem by Adam Lefaivre| Details | |

On Longing and Death

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

Short Grief poem by Samantha HAYNES| Details | |

Scared of You

Scared of you leaving
this world to go far away.
I need you to live.

Short Grief poem by Kamal Raj Dahal| Details | |

War: Misery of Human Life

Expenses for war
Useless, Only to lose peace
Alas! Rise of poor.

Short Grief poem by Kevin C. Martin| Details | |

Strong Tears

Because tears are meant
To be a symbol of strength
Even in hard days.

Short Grief poem by Frank Polgar| Details | |

Mourn For Me

trees mourn my passing
warm caress now frigid grip
leaves shed in sorrow

Short Grief poem by Black Eyed Susan| Details | |

still trying

still trying
to bench-press
this weight
the debt
my father left me

Short Grief poem by sima mittal| Details | |

Not a drop in her eye

Not a drop in her eye
Because the pain in her heart was too much to cry!

Short Grief poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

Hogan's Salute

Watched Hogan's Heroes
when i was a little child
rest in peace Bob Crane

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


do you shot or toot
or you a game foo
do it drive you sane

Short Grief poem by sima mittal| Details | |


Rough, Wild, Dangerous
Sinking the Sailors and Ships
Breaking Hearts alas!

Short Grief poem by Barbara Gorelick| Details | |


The mirror speaks truth
Her lonely eyes reflect grief
Another day gone

Short Grief poem by paul holmes| Details | |


Emotions wet trail
Of laughter or grief, often
A mixture of both.

Short Grief poem by Michael J. Falotico| Details | |

"Less to Carry"

My shoulders are tired
of carrying so much grief
from a long hard week..

Short Grief poem by Cherie Lowe| Details | |


Oh gentle spirit
Set loose from life’s pain and grief
Flee to the heavens

Short Grief poem by Dina Televitskaya| Details | |


It has flown to me.

And it has given me grief.

It was your sad smile.

Short Grief poem by Gregory Golden| Details | |

What Endless Smile

What sign of grief
What endless smile
Is that
What makes
This heart denial

Short Grief poem by Joyce Johnson| Details | |

Time Goes By

Old Father Time that master thief,
Will steal your dreams and pay with grief.

Short Grief poem by Cynthia Ferguson| Details | |


Dark silence
Kiss’s you lightly
Emotionless moment to grieve

Short Grief poem by James Burns| Details | |


  Screams above the din

A moment of grief and loss

    A loved one passes

Short Grief poem by Dovey Annie| Details | |


Exquisite pain
Outlive those tears
Pictures in rain
Black cruor smears

Dovey Annie

Short Grief poem by J. W. M. Earnings| Details | |

S-silenced b-by S-silence

The blessed breeze stops
Out of nowhere – silence speaks
All else – s-silenced 

Short Grief poem by autumn littleton| Details | |


Fake smiles bring up joy,
Hiding the pain and sadness.
Pretending (for THEM)

Short Grief poem by Justin Debrosse| Details | |

Faces in funeral homes

Faces in funeral homes
We noses display grief-
I'm lost in memory of death's entrance

Short Grief poem by David Meade| Details | |

I Need You

Black grief, I need you,
fill my mouth with laughter, my
tongue with shouts of joy

Short Grief poem by Asif Andalib| Details | |

The poor

In congested homes of slums
The poor people live –
No one listens to their grief! 

Short Grief poem by SillyBilly theKidster| Details | |

You Can't Read This Without Crying

Posted April 1st, 2013
Just curious to see who falls for this again.

Short Grief poem by Margaret Okubo| Details | |

Joy Lost

Pain and grief remains
   as thieves  in the dark of  night 
    rob  a heart of joy.

Short Grief poem by JoanMarie Peranteau| Details | |

A Mother's Worst Nightmare

a cold stone bears his name
grief pours onto his green plot
prostrated mom shouts "why?"

Short Grief poem by Jayce Collazo| Details | |


wanting to be forgotten to leave this world to disappear among the darkness where i belong

Short Grief poem by Craig Glenister| Details | |

I Am Nothing

Old hunter lifts

shattered lives lay
at his feet.

Tears roll down his

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


it can be bad
make you sad
drive you mad
you can get thur
its all in you

Short Grief poem by Ngoc Nguyen| Details | |

The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Short Grief poem by JoanMarie Peranteau| Details | |

Nayla's Pain

sun shines bleak, cold winds whip
death's sting floods her tender eyes
daddy is laid to rest

Short Grief poem by jonathan mohammed| Details | |


If I could be anything
I would be a tear in your eye
live on your cheek and then
die on your lips

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


you was my guild
also my pride
and these s no lies
think for all you do

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


they call me bill
i do the lords will
lives need refill
don't kill
take a chill pill

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


they beg for money
some say honey
some have hand out
no doudt
with that can
its from

Short Grief poem by Russell Sivey| Details | |

a relived stroll

a relived stroll down a creaky wooden walk… screams of hatred
Russell Sivey

Short Grief poem by john o'brien| Details | |

True Rest

True Rest
Though grief is real
And problems still exist
The peace He gives is far greater

Short Grief poem by Joshua Lacey| Details | |

Express Yourself

Express Christian's belief
Satan up to mischief
Only path to relief
Instead of saying "Good grief"

Short Grief poem by Gregory Golden| Details | |

Remove This Mask

Life wears
This mask
Of grief and
Unveil this truth. again
At last, we remove this mask

Short Grief poem by Reason A. Poteet| Details | |

Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook
twenty-six spirits - the bait
for one troubled soul
unnumbered victims
live with haunting fears

Short Poems