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Best Missing Poems

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


Premium Member Missing Mother
Bits of me are missing mother,
the bits of me which you placed.
Bits of me are missing Mother;
ah,        ...

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Categories: depression, devotion, me, missing, mother,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: missing, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Touch Me
"In Touch With Myself"

I can't seem to find her
The reminder of yesterday
I shut my eyes for a few seconds
Only there, can I reach to bear...

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Categories: absence, confusion, imagination, mirror, missing, self,
Form: Free verse
Military Tunic
~Homeless~

A lost guardian angel, sitting on the edge of everything 
I push my shopping cart along the cracks of destiny  
My house sits on...

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Categories: missing, memorial day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: missing, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad



Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: missing, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
Tonight I Could Paint A Moonlight
Tonight is not like other nights

Tonight I could paint a moonlight

with the smudged ink of my tears

No its not the inexperienced  arms of death

which...

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Categories: missing, emotions, journey, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Blind Painter
There is a part of me missing
There is a part of me that shall never be
Inside of this dark sad brooding mind
Is the painter who...

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Categories: missing, analogy, art, beautiful, dream, introspection, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Prince for Roseanne
A long long time ago there lived a king.
His lovely daughter he’d give anything.

She walked about, jewels dripping from each hand,
talking down to all, thinking...

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Categories: missing, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Is Springtime In Heaven
It is now springtime in heaven
Sky is so blue...sun shining so bright
Beautiful flowers are everywhere
Angels are dancing...as the harps play

Here on earth...we scamper around
Sky is...

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Categories: love, mothermissing, missing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: missing, angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Sadly Musing Life and Love
I sit alone as evening claims the day,
with common crow my only confidant.
I watch the sun sink slowly in the bay
while musing life and love...

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Categories: missing, lonely, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Tribute to Daddy
You were the oak in our family tree,
With roots that were strong and true,
Holding on so tenaciously
No ill wind could topple you.
We nestled under your...

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Categories: missing, dad, daughter, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ADIEU UNTIL I SEE YOU IN HEAVEN - EMOTIVE WRITE
I know your spirit is finally free 
when I scattered your ashes yesterday 
Cancer has taken you away from me 
solitude is now the price...

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Categories: bereavement, heartbroken, missing you,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Savage Garden
Sergeant Pepper smokes a stogie
In a capsized submarine
Lucky Lucy clad in yellow
Wears her purple diamond ring
Rainbow demons play gin rummy
On a sunlit July morn
Captain Kirk...

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Categories: missing, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LONGING FOR FATHER'S LOVE
I am not a father
Nor I am a mother
I am just a daughter
That is growing better...

Father, you have been away
I truly wish you have stayed
Hugging...

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Categories: missing, absence, care, child, dad, desire, father,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Toilet Bowl Committee
Toilet Bowl Committee (aka: Uptown Hood)

A lavatory confinement
my$h!tdontstinkcomode.com
---
If you want to moderate this place, pick up the pace
From the mouth down to the @$$
Your so...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: missing, abuse, anger, angst, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: absence, courage, me, missing you, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: missing, confusion, death, halloween, horror, imagination, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HIDDEN MEMORIES
I reach onto the bookshelf 
Carefully removing the photograph album from the top shelf

We nestle together on the sofa
I slowly turn over the pages
Yellowing photographs...

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Categories: memory, missing you, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
Forty Today
Visited you today
as the sun set in the horizon…

the orange tinged carnations 
were a perfect complement 
for the skies
and for you… 
orange and blue
always remind...

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Categories: missing, brother, dedication, family, life, loss, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: missing, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Looking Down My Street - A Collaboration
Looking down my tree lined street

the setting sun casts her glow

upon the Chestnuts, Maples, and Oaks

dressed in worn out yellow ribbons 

telling the story of...

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Categories: missing, friendship, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tangled Vines
I walk along the old familiar path in the wood of my childhood -
the place that I willingly abandoned  
for the lure of new...

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Categories: missing, childhood, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter’s night
Two hearts were broken the crest of...

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Categories: missing, fantasy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme