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Absence Poems | Examples of Absence Poetry

Absence Poems - Examples of all types of absence poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for absence.

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Goodbye my child
I only new you for 20 weeks, I felt you wriggling around and could almost see your smile, I felt you get upset when I ate food you didn’t like, Do you know how much I loved you...Read More
Categories: absence,
Form: Free verse

Love Love is great! Love is a feeling that can’t be measured, And yet there is so much value to it! Love makes you happy Love brings smiles to your face And then suddenly , Suddenly you are not in love...Read More
Categories: absence, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Where do poets go when their muse leaves them
"A poet and his muse both will die one day which one dies first is a matter of luck" Inspired by : "When we stop breathing poetry, our crestfallen pen, left in silence - where do we poets go?"...Read More
Categories: absence,
Form: Free verse
The Wall
This wall Urging me to fall Makes me go on my legs And crawl Eventually,I end up in a brawl This is life As I recall...Read More
Categories: absence, age, anger, autumn,
Form: Light Verse
Wind and Fire
Wind and Fire Oh my Lord what have I done. Maketh the pain go away holding hands with vista pleasure beyond my expression I am punished for living dead with needle and thread is it so...Read More
Categories: absence, allusion, anxiety, baptism,
Form: Free verse

Before you say hello say goodbye To all those negatives and displaced tears In your eyes Before you come you should go, go away That way when you come you'll be here, here to stay always So...Read More
Categories: absence, anxiety, confusion, humanity,
Form: Free verse
My flesh rots dies (You cry)... But my spirit never dies! 11/26/20 James Edward Lee Sr © 2020...Read More
Categories: absence, adventure, bereavement, death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member I Can Not Escape the Love 4U
I thought about you Like all days passing by Daily thoughts of reflection Heart lays to waste in sorrow The mind can’t escape The feelings are beyond - comprehension I feel so conflicted by my hearts desire I have been...Read More
Categories: absence, cry, desire, heart,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Two Lovers VIII - She Leaves Tomorrow
She sleeps He watches as fine strands of brown silk have escaped her scrunchy and flutter near her face riding the even breaths from her acquiline nose and slightly open mouth He carefully tucks the wisps behind her ear Touches her jaw lightly by accident She closes...Read More
Categories: absence, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Thanks 4 giving me reason to write mish mashed gobbledygook
juiced spare moments, and tubby direct, ernest and frank lemme communicate without resorting to caginess, but NON GMO, gluten free roaming thoughts to thank ye (Amelie Beth), and Rich McGeehan for welcoming a small group of family...Read More
Categories: absence, adventure, animal, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thanksgiving Of Your Life
gold edged plates thanksgiving of your life......honored always head of table...Read More
Categories: absence, grief, husband, memorial,
Form: Monoku
A Phone Call
I got a phone call today; Your Mom. She was more worried than yesterday; needed to know if you felt okay. She told me things to help us on our way; told her I would call her later in...Read More
Categories: absence, encouraging, i miss
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Huh
Huh, Turn the faucet slowly as the water trickles down the drain Whisper in my ear my name as I come into the room Huh, It's dark reach to the wall turn on the light touch the...Read More
Categories: absence, anxiety, confusion, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Impossible mission to identify mine heretically rooted hair issue
Worrisome male pattern baldness never recedes from forefront of mine noggin. Though loss of hair NOT characteristic within genes, nor hearty chromosomes, nevertheless, anxiety prevails, that yours truly will witness bald pate. Additionally his mood directly linkedin with plethora of irrational notions, whereby such groundless,...Read More
Categories: absence, body, confusion, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Now that you have gone
Now that you have gone I meander through lush memories, of when we were young, and, your heart was given so tenderly, and my soul, rejoiced in receiving it The years passed and I saw the snow fall, and I discerned, that you...Read More
Categories: absence, farewell, first love,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Absence Poems

Definition | What is Absence in Poetry?