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Limerick Lost Poems | Limerick Poems About Lost

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The Contest

(The Contest)

I once knew a gentle poet boy
Pretending to be the real McCoy
   He lost two in a row
   This is no game show
At the end, I felt used by the playboy

(The cold rain)

I wish I could take back the HM
Don't know why you chose to condemn
   I thought we were friends
   Now I see through crystal lens,
How you think all your poems are a top gem

(Not a reason to hate)

I once knew a girl with heavy makeup
Behind her smile, her face was corrupt 
   She was in it for the race
   Wanting all her poems to place
She did not win, now she's all worked up


Copyright © SKAT A | Year Posted 2015

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Borderline Poster Child

Who am I, oh, who am I? Just a poser child Borderline? A series of bold contradictions Led on by doctors false predictions Diagnosing all the time... Angry outbursts fill the air, Throwing objects everywhere, They drug me up, because they're lazy It's too much work to help the crazy I hate the pills, but they don't care Take the drugs, and you'll feel better, We'll smoke some bud, and chill together But even if I smoked the weed Surely that's not all I need The lovely high won't last forever I get attatached to everyone, But when they get too close, I run So many arrows in my heart Cupid shoots, but then I part Not phased by all the wrong I've done So put me on more medication, I'll throw in some dedication, But even then it's not enough This emptiness is still too tough All that's left is contemplation

Copyright © Dana Smith | Year Posted 2011

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Crumb on my Pie Chart

Abusive soul who tormented my heart
I didn’t wait for us to drift apart
     I found inner strength at last
     So don’t look at me aghast
You’re merely a crumb on my heart’s pie chart

A defumigator removed your scent
Into the trash all your hunting boots went
     And those ghastly deer “trophies”
     Ablaze with your spoiled green cheese
Your firearms too in the bonfire were sent

Valentine, let me give it to you straight
Goodwill came by for the very last crate
     Maker’s Mark* for the homeless
     Now that’s ironic justice
Hope your new home in the tent is just great

You wrecked my car and destroyed my credit
So you got off easy from where I sit
     Not that you had much to lose
     Just hair, weight, someone to use
Cupid aims, may your hemorrhoids get hit!

*Maker’s Mark is expensive whiskey
Entry for Sidney~Lee Ann’s valentine to an ex-lover contest
Written January 17, 2012

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2012

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One Night Stand

Their once was a girl in love
She knew he was sent from above
They danced, they sing they did everthing
But then he deflated in the tub

Copyright © niketa mckenzie | Year Posted 2010

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There was a guy named Al who lost his smile 
And being happy and cheerful was not his style
                       Until he met Dan
                       A real funny Man
He told jokes that would just amaze and beguile

There's a funny lady who goes by the name Jan
Who spreads out loads of laughter when she can
                Her writes are about poop
                Or bawdiness on the soup
But bringing joy to us soupers is her ultimate plan


Copyright © Alexis Y. | Year Posted 2017

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Jimerick - Lost In The Desert

In the desert, Jim strayed out of reach
"How far is the sea"? He'd beseech
Arabs laughed and gave smiles,
Said "It's two thousand miles"
Jim said "I'll just stay on the beach".

Copyright © Ray Gridley | Year Posted 2017

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Ten Little Indians

You perfected your lies to an art.
You succeeded in breaking my heart.
I shed not one tear,
for the hour is near,
when arsenic will keep us apart.

Copyright © Gerard Keogh Jr. | Year Posted 2010

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Can't Live Without You

Do you know who I am? 
The man you love! 
Who stays up nights.
Who thinks of you..
And do you care enough, to think of me, 
for what I am? 

I can't live without you, baby! 
You are the only one.
I care enough, to think about.

I can't live without you, honey! 
You are the only one.
Who cared enough, to comfort me.

Do you know what I need? 
The love in life, you'ld give to me.
And if you share your life with me.
I will think of you everyday.

I can't live without you, baby! 
I need your loving ways.
Your tenderness, your sweet caress.

I can't live without you, honey! 
Your love, just fills me up.
It gives me strength, to carry on.

Do you know where to be, when I arrive, 
to share my love? 
Would you stand next to me? 
So I can hold, and comfort you.

I can't live without you, honey! 
Your love will never end.
It will stay with me eternally..
Till the end of all time..

Love Poetry By Kim Robin Edwards
Copyright 1985,2014..
All rights reserved..

Copyright © Kim Robin Edwards | Year Posted 2014

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Barefoot in the Park

There once was a little boy from Trinidad
Found barefoot in the Savannah underclad!
  He started on his quest
  In a ripped merino vest...
Oh what an excellent adventure he had!

Copyright © Keith Trestrail | Year Posted 2015

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly Divorce

Let Him Go (Limerick)

Our mom told us how she chose her beau,
With an “eeny, meeny, miny, moe!”
Of course it didn’t last,
With a choice so half-assed!
But at least it taught the fool to grow!

Child Support (Haiku)

Parental disputes
Had placed us in the middle
Of their divorce wars

Divorce (Couplet)

He left her to fend for us alone, blasé with his remiss,
She chose to break this conjugal bond without marital bliss.

For (Destroyer ((Poet’s ~DIVORCE CLUB~ Contest

Copyright © Marilyn Hernandez | Year Posted 2010

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These Colors Don't Run Limerick

<                                 once were twin towers on horizon
                                   bombarded by Al Qaeda what sin
                                   then came many heros
                                   lost too at ground zero
                                   America's flag still flew in wind

In Loving Memory To Those Lost
On 911 R.I.P. You Are Not Forgotten

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2011

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Tainted Love

On Valentines day you broke my heart.
Having an affair wasn't too smart.
Something inside me died.
"Forgive me", you cried.
"Without you I will fall apart"

From your tainted love I have flown.
You thought I wouldn't make it on my own.
Now you see you were wrong.
Without you I am strong.
I would have left sooner had I known.

I bet you wish that I was still yours.
Life's so much better since I closed those doors.
Life is now sugary sweet.
Breathlessly swept off my feet.
Captured my heart is a man who adores.

Written by: Cecilia Macfarlane Jan 27/12
For Sidney ~ LeeAnn  contest : A Valentine Limerick

Copyright © Cecilia Macfarlane | Year Posted 2012

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Salty tear drops fell as her heart broke.
Hopes and dreams evaporated like smoke.
She wanted forevermore!
Not another closed door?
Drowned by memories, that threatened to choke.

Trapped into the detritus of her own mind.
Another love contract left unsigned.
Frozen into inaction!
An incomplete fraction.
Accept destiny that has been assigned?

A shattered heart maybe beyond repair.
Unlucky in love, a fate most unfair!
Does she dare keep trying?
Her crushed heart is dying.
Reluctant to love, her final declare.

Copyright © Cecilia Macfarlane | Year Posted 2013

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A Heart Broken Past

You were a hot little Hispanic man.
And I was your infatuated fan.
Your love for me was cheeky,
Dreams ended very bleakly.
Now, I’m happy ever after, God’s plan.

© January 28, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest: A valentine Limerick~ to your x-lover the heart-
breaker ( explaining how life goes on ) after the heart break. 	
Sponsored by: Sidney ~ LeeAnn

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2012

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Subversive Valentines Day

Once I had a girlfriend and ex-wife.
Two ladies at the same time in life,
Mistake I made this day.
Not proud in anyway.
First mistake, second retake in strife,

Girlfriend I gave flowers for the day.
Ex-wife and I married, oui evay,
Messed up my life again,
Not knowing where I’d been.
Girlfriend forlorn, wrong card I did play.

Ex-wife left me, I got just deserts.
Got what I deserved for all my flirts.
Valentine’s Day, bad karma,
Cupid dealt me, my dharma,
Disengaging me of all subverts.

Written for

Sponsor Francine Roberts 
Contest Name Valentine's Day Limerick 

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2011

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Bare Finger

His finger is really quite bare;
The ring is no longer on there,
But he's used to it now
And he sees she's a cow -
No dripping about her affair.

*dripping – beef fat or slang for whinging

for PD's contest

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2013

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my heart I gave once

once I gave my heart 
mesmerized by the start 
his eyes so sapphire blue 

I was not ready for this
my thoughts went blank 
literally speechless

had I known the tears I would be left with
I do not believe I would have let love in
this Man , he knew he captivated women 

Always me going for what I can not have 
then in return it is given , leaving me confused
the one I was seeking for sure would never commit 

Commit he did , even in front of a Rabbi 
saying only once, 1 time will I.
with all conviction I believed his lie 

I remember the Fall day he left without words spoken 
the leaves were dancing through the wind 
as if they were trying to tell me something 

the rain cried tears for me that night 
I took his sword collection down from the wall
thinking in true love I will never find again

to die a graceful poetic death with his sword
I awoke with a hangover the next day 
my heart broken  my heart ignored

Copyright © Shanity Rain | Year Posted 2013

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VD Does Not Stand for Valentine's Day

I picked my broken heart up off the floor
From where you threw it, pursuing that whore
I sewed it up
Without your love
Hoping a VD would soon even the score!


Copyright © Black Eyed Susan | Year Posted 2012

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For Flo

Im riding high on the wings of change, 
making a break from the same old same.

Shes a crimson dusk night and a blue sky morning. 
her touch turns me numb, 
she should come with a warning.

She brings traffic to stand stills and ships to stall, 
i cant pull away so in deeper i fall.

Shes a crimson dusk night and a blue sky morning. 
Her kiss turns me to jelly, 
she should come with a warning.

I hold her so tightly that i forget to breathe, 
when she whispers my name i go weak at the knees.

Shes a crimson dusk night and a blue sky morning. 
her presence keeps me warm, 
she should come with a warning.

Shes the flicker from a flame, an enigmatic random spark.
Her face is etched upon my brain, 
her life force tattooed on my heart.

Copyright © martyn oakland | Year Posted 2011

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Love Turn Bitter

Submission so complete and fragile like nylon
Love so new, constantly refreshed in the salon
such virtue suffers the kill
creating a devastating skill
for guts to replace passion and fill the gallon.

Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2016

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Uncle Scrooge had lost his wallet

Uncle Scrooge had lost his wallet
He went mad and chased a pullet
He fell down the glen
Ended in  cow pen
Mr.Scrooge had to bite the bullet

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2014

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Lost Cairo Biro

There was a young writer from Cairo,
   So proud of his free flowing biro,
       But he lost it in the sand 
   When a camel knocked his hand,
   No longer his writing can flow so.

Copyright © john williams | Year Posted 2015

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The Divorce Club

with rings we were wed
until death do us depart – 
the love died too soon

There once was a romantic wedding
We mistook love for what was in the bedding
But outside the sheets
We were incompletes
So the marriage license we are now shredding

We join many others in the divorce club membership fold
Mistakes so many repeat when the love story is said and told

Copyright © Joe Flach | Year Posted 2010

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An Indian Giver of the Heart

Way back in the years you gave to me your heart..
Yanked it back so fast before it could even start..
I pitter pattered through my mind to see what went wrong..
I questioned my inner mind to just see where I belong..
A gift so special torn away , the pain like a piercing dart..

P.D. Indian Giver Contest

Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2010

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Divorce Party

As two drift apart
   Apathy is the death knell
     .....sorrowful ending.

You are cordially invited my friend
To a party celebrating the end
Of ten years of wedded bliss
(All the rest were  hit or miss).
Please bring your own bottle if you attend.

So why do I not feel in control of my life
Now that I am no longer anyone's wife?

for P.D.'s Divorce club contest in form haiku,limerick, couplet

Copyright © Francine Roberts | Year Posted 2010

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Limerick crochet: The Saga of Sea Anne-Anne

Limerick crochet: The Saga of Sea Anne-Anne

Once the Captain of the good ship Anne-Anne
Took to the waves to conquer the main.
Slept round the clock mid-ship
Towed his women aft-ship:
Yet women and ship turned on him in pain.

The Flying Oarsman won America gain
And tamed the raging waters Sea Anne-Anne.
One cup he never won
Was the Darling fourth one:
A touching tale this: the tears shed by Jane!

© T. Wignesan – Paris, 2013

Copyright © T Wignesan | Year Posted 2013

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Baa-lair and His Lost Sheep

There once was a leader called Blair To the Iraqi war he declared Like little lost sheep None of his party did weep Not one was found dead lying there

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010

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The House Of Ene

There was a woman named Ene,
Mr. Ferguson she did follow,
She lost all her house,
Much space she's without,
Let's feel for Mrs. Ene Ferguson!

Now this lady named Ene,
Mr. Ferguson she did dream,
Her house hard to clean,
Yelling a maid she not be!
Let's feel for Mrs. Ene Ferguson.

So our woman named Ene,
Ole Mr. Ferguson, a hoarder he be!
Her house is a mess,
To fight she confessed and lost I digress,
Let's all feel sorry for Mrs. Ene Ferguson!

Razorblade © 2012

Copyright © Richard McClellan | Year Posted 2012

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Limerick: Once Anchor-Woman at Sea Anne-Anne

Limerick : Once Anchor-Woman at Sea Anne-Anne

Once Anchor-Woman at Sea Anne-Anne
Called Main-Chain-In-Vain-Gain-Mane-Rain-Van
Pulled anchor, lost finger
Put in place cucumber
Now sucks lost finger to spew news ban.

©  T. Wignesan – Paris,  2013

Copyright © T Wignesan | Year Posted 2013

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A Special Touch

It may be what I shouldn’t do But I can’t stop thinking of you And your smooth gentle touch That means so very much I’m kind of stuck like glue I think of you caressing me And touching all of my body It feels so good and just right When you squeeze oh so tight Holding me close and seductively When our lips start to meet And I feel your kisses so sweet I start to tingle all inside With excitement I can’t hide Every kiss from you is such a treat When your body touches me I seem to float away slowly With my feet off the ground Drifting to a land unfound With you where no one else will be Now I am longing all the time For you to be not only in my mind And the way you make me feel Age has nothing to do with this deal I want the real you then I’ll be fine Since for some reason you still do Make me feel good all the way through And you give me those crazy jitters I think it’s a good idea to reconsider Possibly giving me a little more of you Florence McMillian (Flo)

Copyright © Florence McMillian | Year Posted 2011