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Absent Poems | Examples of Absent Poetry

Absent Poems. Below are examples of poems about absent. This list of poetry about absent is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of absent poetry. This list of works about absent is a great resource for examples of absent poems and show how to write poems about absent. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Absent Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem TO BE ABSENT FROM THE BODY IS TO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD--- James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric absent, appreciation, bereavement, confidence, dedication,
Premium Member Poem Competing Cooperative Archetypes Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse absent, earth, games, health, integrity,
The Girl Saheed Oshodi Rhyme absent, crush, cute love, emotions,
Distant Boy Rhyn Muller Free verse absent, emotions, for her, i
Premium Member Poem ShotGun Journey Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse absent, age, analogy, health, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Nurture Yourself Absent Caren Krutsinger Free verse absent, for her,
Common Thread first strand za matthew harris Free verse absent, 12th grade, 9th grade,
Theater of Utter Charm Part 23 Walter Alter Free verse absent, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem God and Funeral Plans Holly Primerano Rhyme absent, christian, funeral,
Sun halo lakes SCOTT TUNSTALL Romanticism absent, drug, youth,

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What Motivates a Psychopath
by Holly Primerano
What motivates a psychopath,
we well may never know,
genetics or environment, 
their moral compass, low.

They see no reason for remorse, 
their mind and conscience clear,
they lie,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, dark, evil, mental illness,

Lost Sounds
by Kurt Philip Behm
Written fragments
Broken songs
Stepping stones
To hope beyond

Music absent
Long at bay
Vagrant notes
  —last wish to play

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016) 
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, farewell, lost,

This August 26th 2018 rendition part i
by matthew harris
This August 26th , 2018 rendition 
regarding previous literary endeavor
Wick End Up Date, Snippet Sans... 
...The Deadly Scourge   
...One Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

(Never abating infiltrating...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, 11th grade, 9th grade,

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Our Souls' Would Weep
by Brenda Chiri
I would hold you in my arms each night,
if it made you feel better
Intertwined two bodies of naked flesh
a mixture of body parts never being
able...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, deep, devotion, longing, love,

Dear lord
by Dwayne Mclean
Dear lord  there is so much to 
say
But first let me just kneel so i can 
Pray
Like a pilgrims compass my life seeks 
Direction...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, prayer,

The Writers World
by Muzahidul Reza
The writers’ world is quite wide and large
Exploring and scrutinizing that
They collect their preliminary elements
On which they are gonna write
Poem, prose, drama and what not;

An...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, world, write, writing,

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They say
by Gershon Wolf
When he cooed, doves flew to him
  When he smiled, the skies brightened
When he sighed, the seas stirred
  When he signaled, worlds were...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, destiny, fate, tribute,

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The Ecstatic Calliope
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"Here rise to life again, dead poetry!
Let it, O holy Muses, for I am yours,
And here Calliope, strike a higher key,
Accompanying my song with that...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, freedom, identity, imagery, imagination,

Did I Say That
by Cliff Letts
In muddled games of 'hide and seek'
Announcing past stuff I recall
Recollecting states of hand me downs
Where I am never sure at all
Conversations in my childhood
My...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, allusion, character, imagery, memory,

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Blitzkrieg : A Kookaburra Laughs
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Now behind the eyes and secrets of the dreamers in the streets rocked to sleep by the sea, see the titbits and topsyturvies, bobs and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, dark, destiny, dream,

My Jouncing Gait During Boyhood
by matthew harris
(an All Poetry feat to walk in 
the poetic feet of Robert Frost)

Bucolic New England, circa
Early twentieth century New England
awash with dynamic harmonic leisureliness,
when much...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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My Five Senses
by Sara Kendrick
Come into the empty house
An unlocked door invites
See everything is in order
But there's grayness despite

No meal bubbling on the range
No aroma of baking bread
Absent sounds,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, childhood, parents,

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Someone Might
by Caren Krutsinger
Someone might use that for ...has never shown up.
Someone could do something with that ...is absent too.
If I lost ten pounds, I could ... has...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, self,

Amber
by Dwayne Mclean
Amber
I wish to never finish but where do I even 
start
Should I begin with your smile that warms the
Heart
Or your kind gestures filled with mellow...

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

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BLONDE - ABSENT MINDED OR FAIR
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
BLONDE – ABSENT MINDED OR FAIR?

CLIENT
Goodness, gracious me,
Come over here and see,
How did you dare,
You have no flair,
My hair now’s dark,
It should be fair,
You’ve cut...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, funny,

Mine Penned Umbrage Metes Rebuttal
by matthew harris
I apologize at any unintentional
     flagitious, egregious,
     deleterious et cetera and
atrocious (asper wording),
    ...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Scare-City
by Rick Folker
Scare-City

by

Rick Folker

Here on these mean streets...
The palpable lack of love
Threads through the alleyways
of brutal loss and unanswered prayers;
The anguished cries of despair rise
with the unforgiving...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, america,

Tatterdemalion
by Camille Campbell
Today I am Broken, Today was the worst act I have ever committed in my life and the natural painful escape he made leaving this...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, abortion,

TIME, THE ABSENT FATHER
by Mia Pratt
Time is an absent father
who doesn't show any loyalty
for anything under the sun
in the blink of an eye
it dashes away like a sprinter
faster than it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, absence, imagery, metaphor, space,

Sleepwalking
by ashay brinkley
-  When you feel like your in a trance 
baby things tend to get bad 
  The way you feel and think 
Determine...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absent, absence, inspiration,