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Best Lost Love Poems

Below are the all-time best Lost Love poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of lost love poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: lost love, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: lost love, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: lost love, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Love Beyond the Pale
You lay upon the warm wet earth
now ripped from limb to limb.
Your present shape denies the girth
of your form in its prime.

A life cut short...

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Categories: abuse, devotion, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No thunder without lightning
Lightning rarely strikes without thunder,
causing havoc in gloomy skies.
Humans can't control their plunder,
seeking shelter until the storm dies.

Once, I was your prince - full of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Red Leaf


the raspy whisper

finally
 
gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: death, emotions, grief, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play

Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: lost love, betrayal, break up, heartbroken, jealousy, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Revelation in the Rain
She briskly walks in January’s rain,
which drums the endless rhythm of her pain,
pulling closer round her shoulder in the downpour
the leather jacket he so often...

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Categories: lost love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member It is Quiet Tonight
It is quiet tonight.
The only sound is coming from
the soft murmur of the television set.
I don't know why I don't just put it on mute.
I...

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Categories: death, grief, lost love,
Form: Free verse
My Winter
You entered my room
a long time ago
across many summers,
now when this winter looks
at the trees shedding the leaves
you are by the closed window
leaning on the...

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Categories: inspirational, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

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Categories: lost love, boat, death, deep, devotion, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, introspection, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Sun's Last Glow
On her terrace where she once had viewed a crimson field,
she stands recalling heroes who were battling their foe.
She still can feel the terror! How...

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Categories: heart, lost love, may, red,
Form: Quintain (English)
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: absence, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Some hearts can never be tamed
Once when my soul spoke,
you betrayed every word.
Then your tongue promised
to only sing with sincerity.

I danced for a brief while, 
lost in your angelic orchestra.
Until...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, loss, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the...

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Categories: lost love, break up, feelings, heartbreak, leaving, longing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression's quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: lost love, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt, imagery, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIBERTY OF EXPRESSION is HERE
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..

words......

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Categories: lost love, poems, poetess, poetry, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Single Glance From You
"Dare I Fall Again" 

Those eyes I fell in love with failed to see 
the loneliness that grew each passing day.  
Those lips that...

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Categories: feelings, lost love, love, passion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: dance, growth, journey, lost love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member When the piano bleeds pain
It's 3 am,
her pillow soaked in regret.
Loss has left her spirit lonesome,
darkness a definition of insanity.

In the silence of the night,
vexatious voices vibrate inside
her somber...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Desire LOVE Romance
All lovely words
when understood

All so misconstrued
silence envelopes our delusions

Desire, we lust the attention
at the forfeit of philosophy

Love, we crave at Kings expense
	at times
		Sacrificing those whom...

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Categories: art, heart, lost love, love, muse,
Form: Couplet