Absence Poems | Poetry About Absence

Absence Poems. Below are examples of poems about absence. This list of absence poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of absence poetry. This list of works about absence is an excellent resource for examples on how to write absence poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Another Senseless Killing matthew harris Elegy absence, 11th grade, 12th grade,
True Love Elizabeth Antwi Acrostic absence, appreciation, beautiful, care,
True Love Elizabeth Antwi Acrostic absence, appreciation, beautiful, care,
Gracious Annabelle Jane Quatrain absence, lost love,
IS There No Shame Michael Barber Rhyme absence, analogy, character, culture,
brothel colin heavingham ABC absence,
Premium Member Poem solo man sand blown Haiku absence, appreciation, art,
elements colin heavingham ABC absence,
BE MY FOE Varish Gautam Sonnet 10th grade, absence, addiction,
No Right Time Bernard Iyoboyi Lyric absence, abuse, adventure, age,

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A Hungry Fire
by Elizabeth Adams
She blew a goodbye kiss to mummy 
And off into the school she scampered 
Exchanging pleasantries and last night's stories 
And looking forward to dusk...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence,

WHY PLEAD HEAVEN
by Elizabeth Adams
For this has men ceased not to tell 
Why plead heaven to stop earth's hell
Is it to end their daily struggle 
And make their world...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, absence, africa,

Trumpton
by Ewen A. Morrison
Trump, trump, trump the children chant,
every other child joins in ~ Donald cant!
In this age, they think that he's president,
nearest/DEAREST obeying as he'll want?

Internationally, even...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, allegory, allusion, analogy,

You dont
by Anna Inspirefromwithin.co.nz
You don’t know me,
You don’t see me,
You don’t feel me,
You don’t hear me,
You don’t stop me,
You don’t laugh with me,
You only avoid me,
Causing more pain.

You...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, abuse, allusion, angel,

Lovely Friend
by Aditya Panigrahy
Lovely Friend
My love for friend is so great,
My heart melts for him 'till the Dusk of Day.'
The night dies when he is away,
He sends, writes...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, best friend, care,

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What Matters Most
by Nina Parmenter
Airport Arrivals
Vast, raw joy...
Families restored



Magicicada 13 (5-3-5)
13 August 2018
For Heart of the Matter Contest
Sponsored by Maureen McGreavy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, family, love,

Negative One
by Mike Grant
Am I negative do I make you feel bad
Open your mind and try not to be sad
 
Everybody knows the truth can hurt
Behind the scenes...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, angst, anxiety, fate,

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deaths being
by sand blown
i am the being
the craftsman
the caution
circumstance and workshop
are 'mine' caring...
absence and question
are light of the world
a place to create
entanglement
with the 'mineness'
of others...
life and death
appointment
from birth
as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, age, analogy,

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WALKING
by Line Gauthier


walking the shoreline
the timelessness
feeling real



posted on August 14, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, peace, silence, solitude,

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Two THEN ONE GONE THE OTHER STOOD ALONE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Somethings gonna happen
I feel it in my insides
And why? are you laughin
You're pouring chocolate on your fries???

Don't take it personal
unsure
Rapture

 one was gone the other...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, adventure, assonance, blessing,

LOVING HER ABSENCE: NO COMMENTS
by Anil Deo
SENRYU 20180814

 quiet soul mate, bird
cares for nest, old sacrifice
near death - June - God's work...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, best friend, community,

Last goodbye
by Anna Inspirefromwithin.co.nz
Waking up with another nightmare,
More tears and more memories,
Memories that tear your heart.

Sleep well my darling you say,
I’m right here with you,
Oh my darling it’s...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, abuse, addiction, allusion,

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MAN OF NO-ESTEEM NO ONE WANTS ME
by James Edward Lee Sr.
i'am not handsome
by any sight of the imagination
not a Billy D. nor a Densel Washington
don't have a job like Warren Buffet or Bill Gates
in fact...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, cheer up, deep,

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LOVE NOT PROMISED
by James Edward Lee Sr.
how do you love one
and they don't know you love them
well? I just don't know?

8/13/18
Written words by James Edward Lee Sr.©2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, anxiety, cheer up,

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interstellar library coffee shop
by sand blown
they're in the work places
and stores downtown...
silent and quiet
blank faces
private
in groups...
they express
themselves all
freely the same
and...me not feeling
time stealing
from them
thought...
"aliens"...
the years have cleared
the unfamiliar scene
and now...i'm...

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Faded Kisses
by M.P. Shaudd
Did I mention that I miss you
When you called just to talk 
The other day

Should I tell you from my heart
All the thoughts that you...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, lost love, love,

Yellow Flower Out Of Season
by Reuben Quill
All alone but happy still, Vibrant, Full, Delighted, Outwards stretched rays of yellow, Holding strong, foundation grounded, Moving with the ebb and flow of forces...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, adventure, girlfriend, identity,

dead and hung
by colin heavingham
dead and hung
how cold the breath now , dripping  
for hens to come pecking at my waste
a meal deal
with coke and bum
a shell like...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence,

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THE HOCKEY SEASON
by Line Gauthier


the hockey season
widow making
the most of it



posted on August 11, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, hockey, passion, sports,

Two space
by jagdish bajantri
You where not 

By the beginning of smoke in a lighting of dim darkness of crowd 

Music starts with boon and change of colors on...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, city, clothes, color,



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