Absences Poems | Examples of Absences Poetry

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem COLD YEARS QUIET TIMES Brian Strand Verse absences, life,
SOMETIMES IN THE MORNING WHEN James Christopher Stevens Free verse absences, love, recovery from,
dashes of quaint pipping stars Concrete absences, art,
Premium Member Poem Love Letter Gregory R Barden Free verse absences, earth, moon, stars, universe,
Premium Member Poem Fundamentals ReDefined Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse absences, earth day, environment, history,
Hard Work Kaylee Thomason Free verse absences, success,
Premium Member Poem Divine Travelers with Humane Destinations Gerald Dillenbeck Prose Poetry absences, desire, happiness, health, longing,
Bye bye to my dear friend Paul Ijileke Free verse absences, absence,
Styler 2 KHOMOTSO SEREO I do not know? absences, creation, crush, universe,
The gate Cmack Estevez Dramatic monologue absences, dark, death, evil, fear,

THANKSGIVING
by Carol Zic
THANKSGIVING

This time of year we begin to think
It’s time to refresh our family links
We look back on absences pled
Or excuses we spoke; “so sorry”, we...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, celebration, family, friend, thanksgiving

Turn Back The Clock
by Cecilia Macfarlane
Turn Back The Clock

Six months have now passed since I learned of your death
Still grapple with the reality that you no longer draw breath

Taking your...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, miss you, suicide,

Grandmother
by Thomas Martin
Poor Granny always wanted the entire family to gather in a reunion!  And not just immediate relatives like her children, "the Fab Four," but...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, age, allegory, appreciation, funeral,

The Open door
by Nobert Mathumo
The Open door (My life’s Maze day)

Yesterday I painted my dream with the colors of the earth
like many I was afraid of the unknown’ land...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, birthday, destiny, faith, identity,

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IN THE SMALL HOURS - Wole Soyinka
by Joseph May
Blue diaphane, tobacco smoke
 Serpentine on wet film and wood glaze,
 Mutes chrome, wreathes velvet drapes, 
Dims the cave of mirrors. 
Ghost fingers
 Comb seaweed...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, heart,

My choice
by Jocelyn Urbanski
I never knew what goodbye really felt like until I walked away. 
We don’t talk anymore and every lie you say burns a hole in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, leaving, life, moving on,

If I Know
by Fatima Nusairat
If I just know!
It wouldn't fell down
From the years of life 
My raptures, 
Or in the windward
My tales were uprooted!

If I know!
I would love in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, sad love,

Spinning in Head
by Fatima Nusairat

Spin with your full ornaments,
Spin in my head.
Your hands were stuck in bindweed, 
Doors and the sun which melts
In monotony where shade dies
In shrine of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, home, inspirational,

This time
by Robin Brown
AS LONG AS I BREATHE AGAIN.
YOUR LOVE WILL NO LONGER HURT ME.
I LIVE BY DAY WANTING YOU TO LOVE ME.
GIVING YOU MY HEART TO LOVE...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, abuse,

Silence
by Pooja Mitter
absence of sound
waves moving yet stil
sea is undergoing a turmoil
no signs of storm yet
far yet close
distances seem near
numbness encroaching
absences of sound still no calmness
subtle voices...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, senses, stress,

absence
by kahlil mcfarland
ever felt so alone
like you were in a crowd of people
yelling at the top of your lungs
and no one can hear
see 
or 
acknowledge you
how you...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, absence,

DEATH IN EXILE
by Satish Verma
He had pulled in many springs
but failed to find a heaven.
Asked not to look away. In

absences he tried to enter
the wounds again. An aboriginal
pain flies...

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

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The Poor Little Black Girl
by Joe Flach
She sits on a street corner with a teardrop in her eye
Wishing she were in the cars of the people driving by
Her mother left with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, life, me, girl, me,

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Shed Your Regret
by Laura Breidenthal
7/11/12

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Lost, freaked out, unwanted
It is always the same
Stuck in a life that will always be claimed
Change makes me hurl
Excites the world—uncurls the curl
There is evidence...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, angst, confusion, depression, sad,

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Heart to Heart
by Debbie Guzzi
Mother, I feel the weight the spinning world.
I feel each parental nudge, as a rock, in the cairn of my life,
the weight coats my fragile...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, allegory, caregiving, mother, son,

thread
by viviane leite
50N sulfuric acid
If sprayed  on any fabric
Instantly turns it to rags
Just like some absences
Which sweep as a storm
N'tatter our souls
Bruise our hearts
Up to 
shreds.
...

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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, allegory, angst, depression, loss,

Songs In Passe'
by Michael Smith
Songs of passe' drifting 
From a distant somewhere out
They breathe into me 
As a longing that wants to be, aught

And I begin by grasping at...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, introspection, lost love, music,

Asante
by David Smalling
I keep ringing your phone
Only to get back the last memory again
A voice frilled with youth
Laughing at the old man's obstinacy
One day you shall wish...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, childhood, life, heart, self,

absent thoughts
by Cathy Ncube
absences from class
correlate with grades that
reflect absent thoughts...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, education, introspection, philosophy

Songs in Passe
by Michael Smith
Songs of passe' drifting 
From a distant somewhere out
They breathe into me 
As a longing that wants to be, aught

And I begin by grasping at...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absences, introspection, life, nostalgia, time,



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