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Best Grieve Poems

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


Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)



You have forgotten your muse.
You neglected her, in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grieve, introspection, life, poetry, youth,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member No limit to how long we grieve
when you let go of my hand
you let go of my heart

as I stumbled and crumbled
life seemed to have paused
silent screams
raged inside

but I was just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grieve, absence, lost love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Haiku X 62 - Deep Wounded -


    Deep wounds that leave scars
    One moment much more must flow
    Shadows from the soul

...

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Categories: grieve, cry, hurt,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Silent Goodbye
I forgot myself today
as melancholic melodies 
overwhelm each beat
of my wandering heart.

The sanctimonious sun deceives
as a bitter breeze breathes
against sullen silent surfaces.

Recycled emotions penetrate
with a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grieve, absence, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Prose
A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter


It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: grieve, i love you, i miss you,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member On the Wings of a Butterfly- Collab with my sister Cecilia Crasto

POTD 10th May 2018

A dedication to our departed Mum, Anne Forbes.
 And to all the dearly departed Mums who celebrate Mother’s day on the second...

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Categories: grieve, dedication, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If I never
If I never lift up my voice,
How will I know
How sweetly I can sing,
Or how well I harmonize
With the music of the universe?

If I never...

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Categories: grieve, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Remarks of a Prig
I'm hearing rumors that are easy to believe
but none of them give me reason to grieve
You've been telling people their poetry sucks
Words from your mouth...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grieve, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Love Language
Our Love Language

We have our own love language we both share
A squeeze of the hand, a half smile, a glance,
It’s the unspoken passion within our...

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Categories: grieve, death, heaven, loss, love,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Life Is Like A Leaf
We'll watch in awe and witness talking leaves
In multicolored hues their story told
With heavy heart their passing we will grieve
Their memory, like weather soon grows...

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Categories: grieve, appreciation, autumn,
Form: Sonnet
Obstacles
If e're we could move that mountain from between thee and me,
where would be lament or reason to grieve?
How remove the hollow from the tree,...

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Categories: grieve, lovelost, autumn, lost,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member ON THE SAME BLESSED GROUND
When I see the moon, I think of you.
When the flowers bloom I think of you
but with the rain my teardrops fall.
If only I could...

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Categories: grieve, farewell, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: grieve, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fragile
Tenderly ...
As if robin's eggs ...
I consider the brittle fragments of her heart,
Cupped in my tarnished Tin Man hands ...
Not taking for granted the entrustment...

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Categories: grieve, life, metaphor, wisdom, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Companion for Life
I arrive when life's first breath pays its toll
And stay after death till' visits are cold
I'm the deep well you draw from always full
You find...

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Categories: grieve, emotions, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Myna Bird Solace
There they were, in the center of
our asphalt cul-de-sac street
circled around their dead companion,
four common myna birds, holding
their own semblance of a funeral.
I slowly backed...

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Categories: grieve, bird, funeral, grief,
Form: Free verse
Call on Me
Call on me when your boat is sinking,
you’re blown off course, or you’ve run aground,
call on me when you’re lost in the wilderness,
call on me...

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Categories: grieve, friendship,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Life Not Lived
I am not remembered in any form or way
Undeserving of their love and respect.
I understand, and yet I grieve.
For myself.

For what I lost
Ignoring the ones...

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Categories: grieve, sad,
Form: Free verse
FINALLY
Finally 

Doctor, it's been 7 months 
The MEDs aren't kicking in

My dreams are getting stronger, 
The blood remains to run code red
It's getting harder and...

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Categories: grieve, dark, deep, evil, horror, murder, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member He Was My Sun
He was my sun, my one and only son,
attired as a cowboy for the day. 
And so I handed him a little gun
of fastened random...

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Categories: grieve, war,
Form: Pantoum
God is Love
Love is an authority.
It dictates choice and consequence
and joins together all the wayward lamenters
who grieve at their loss of purity.

Love is an actuality.
It breathes new...

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Categories: grieve, lost love, lovelove,
Form: Free verse
A Passing Shadow
Behind our house, below the deck
with its pleasing benches and sylvan view,
the back yard we have descends steeply
to a little stream called Chimacum Creek.

It is...

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Categories: grieve, pets,
Form: Free verse
Spirit dance of butterflies
~
Many, many years ago
when everything was new
There lived a lovely butterfly
her wings of brightest blue
Every day was happy as 
she fluttered all around
Visiting each precious...

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Categories: grieve, grief, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
The Children Eating Grass
Often wondering is it a steak upon Our Plates that is important...
Perhaps a Hot-dog instead and more Money for a healing deportment.
To feed a Child...

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Categories: grieve, abuse, care, character, conflict, discrimination, world,
Form: ABC
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Part 3
Part 3:          AT HEAVEN’S GATES

To set Her free from destiny was far from my design,
but, though...

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Categories: grieve, fantasy,
Form: Ballad