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Best Forlorn Poems

Below are the all-time best Forlorn poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of forlorn poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: forlorn, death,



Premium Member BIRTH
BIRTH

Once upon a moonlit night
There came a ray of magic light

That shone upon an orphan home
Where two small pumpkins left alone

To thirst and starve to...

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Categories: forlorn, halloween,

Premium Member Star-Crossed - For Love of Day, For Love of Night
(this is a form called Swap Quatrain, where first
line's phrases swap in the last line of each stanza)

In shadows’ veils, at end of night,
sweet Moon...

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Categories: forlorn, may, moon,

Premium Member HE IS MY BEST FRIEND
HE’S MY BEST FRIEND

Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forlorn, cancer, friendship, tribute,

Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: forlorn, angst, death, fate, grief,

Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: forlorn, drug, society,

Premium Member Soothing serenades
Pained piano keys compose 
a chorus-less composition.
Melancholic moods crave
to sway back and forth  
like bluebells and lilies dancing,
when kissed by the morning breeze

Forlorn flute...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forlorn, analogy, deep, sad,

Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: forlorn, community, funny, how i

Northern Slaves
In the silent breathing of night,
treading through 
the darkness and the hush
(A heavy band of slave)
like black ants snaking
through the forlorn distance.
Grieving with tears
Of yesterdays...

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Categories: forlorn, emotions, metaphor, sad, slavery,

Premium Member Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade
Seared upon my soul for ever more
That break of dawn upon a summer morn
As I made my way along that rocky shore
Strewn with remnants from...

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Categories: forlorn, death, love, ocean,

Premium Member HE REMAINS MY BEST FRIEND
Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining light now dimmed...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forlorn, death, death of a

Premium Member Winter's Garden
High shadows loom on garden walls.
They tremble in the winter’s breeze.
As from the heavens powder falls,
they mimic naked limbs of trees.

They tremble in the winter’s...

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Categories: forlorn, winter,

The Battle
The menace of war in the chaos of life
The peril of ocean when tempests are rife;
The danger of jungle where feral beasts hide
The terror that...

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Categories: forlorn, love, woman, love, time,

Premium Member Leaves Talking
Lovely golden red-tinged leaves seem lost in conversation,
Eloquently rustling as they flutter to the ground.
Autumn’s breeze is whispering to them a revelation.
Vanquished they are soon...

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Categories: forlorn, autumn, sad,

Premium Member ''silence sweet solitude''
 
the solitude
the silence
silence of a bee in the forest
silence of the leaves
leaves on majestic trees
leaves my soul quivering 
quivering treasures
quivering happiness and joy 
joy...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forlorn, nature, poems, writing,

Premium Member IRONBAR
He just appeared to me, like wispily curling 
Chimney smoke, 
One grim and early morning in the very midst of 
Decembers briefest days, on the...

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Categories: forlorn, nature, universe,

Premium Member LOVELINESS ON A HILL

I must have encountered her on a hill,
Where scatterings of ferns deepened
Through insolent winds that shivered
While watching her carry a basket of daisies…
She is Loveliness,...

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Categories: forlorn, beauty, mystery,

Premium Member Remembered In Thy Full Bloom,Collaboration by Robert J Lindley, Teppo Gren and Michael P Clark
Remembered In Thy Full Bloom 
A Collaboration By,
Robert Lindley, Teppo Gren
and  Michael P Clarke.


Thou art remembered in thy full bloom,
a rose grown within my...

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Categories: forlorn, art, creation, deep, devotion,

Premium Member In Woes And Throes Of Sorrow

I rise and fall like melancholy tides
in ebb and flow of wistful disrepair,
our separate in consciousness divides,
the whiff of grief fills broken-hearted air.

Neglected now, heartstrings'...

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Categories: forlorn, emotions, heartbreak, loneliness, lost

Premium Member Christmas Mourning

There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
     Christmas, mourning for its magic,
       Awaiting on an angel,...

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Categories: forlorn, child, childhood, christmas, daughter,

Premium Member When the lone bird flees
Though she holds his hands, he feels all alone 
As moonlit desires sense his dissonant vibes
Emanating from pulses beating in discord
Plundering away ambiance to vacant...

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Categories: forlorn, break up, love,

Premium Member CHRISTMAS MOURNING
This year we will remember
Happier times in past months of December

This year we will certainly see
A massive void where you used to be

This year we...

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Categories: forlorn, christmas, dad, remember,

Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: forlorn, fantasy,

Premium Member Captive Bird - 12 Bars 12 Dreams

                    12 BARS

Twelve  brazen bars,...

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Categories: forlorn, freedom,

Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: forlorn, animal, girl, metaphor, night,