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Loss Death Poems

These Loss Death poems are examples of Death poems about Loss. These are the best examples of Death Loss poems written by international poets.


Ezra Schwartz by Bill MacEachern
Ezra Schwartz 
Oct 1, 1997 – Nov 19, 2015

The dice of terror
Was cast that day
Young Ezra’s life 
Was taken away

He went to Israel
For his gap...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberBlack Powder, Paradise by Gregory R Barden

I consider it ...
with indifference, at first ...
the black charcoal powder coating the sole of my boot ...
I slap at it casually and watch it...

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Categories: analogy, death, fire, horror,



Night Tidings by Michelle Rensburg
A jackal cries in the distance
And I jolt awake
The candle is still awake 
And my falcon glares at me, 
one stern, yellow eye keeping me...

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Categories: africa, bereavement, death, loss,

My partner's love by Kristen Bailey
When I lost my partner, I thought I would die,
It seemed so unfair, it must be a lie.
It had to be my hands that ended...

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Categories: animal, death, dog, grief,

Sonnet 4 by Andrew Fairchild
The Beauty of the End, is, It's Beginning!
For Aspen never rise, till fire is still,
And all Endeavors, Loves, and Lives are Ash...
All that is product...

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Categories: death, fire, introspection, life,

Premium MemberEvery Minute Is A Gift by Caren Krutsinger
Every minute is a gift
We often do not realize it
Until we feel our minutes
are numbered

Every minute is a choice
They are not replaceable
So please choose wisely

Every...

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Categories: death, life, loss,

Mourning Motioned by Keshan Govender
Results restore, relieving remedy
Steadying hopes, hollowing mopes
Chairs emptied, weighted sheet
Remembrances brightened, life faded
A stiffening corpse; a diminishing soul. 

Patience' patient, praying promises
Fluctuating lines, straining worry
Clocks...

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Categories: death, deep, feelings, funeral,

Son of a Gun's Homecoming by Julian Scutts
I'm the son of a gun.

You can call me the son of Sam.

I kill, Bang, bang, you're dead..

I kill. therefore I am.



I remember  my...

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Categories: america, anger, angst, death,

Premium MemberAmber by Carolyn Fish
I heard your laugh come through my voice today,
I'm sure that means you were right by my side,
It was four short years back just yesterday,
The...

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Categories: death of a friend,

Tonight Heaven Got One Hell of a Man by M.P. Shaudd
They dont make em like they used to he said
With a tear on his face
And we each share a mem'ry of him
That sorrow and time...

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Categories: appreciation, death, dedication, eulogy,

Premium MemberTo Those That Have Walked Dark Halls Of Deepest Grief by Robert Lindley
To Those That Have Walked Dark Halls Of Deepest Grief

Truth of deep grief and its healing powers;
Are not in the anguish pains that invade,
With the...

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Categories: death, deep, family, feelings,

Premium MemberAn American Hero by jon gutmacher
An American Hero
copyright 2015 by jon gutmacher

I hear the muffled drums
in the distance
People stop
some shed tears
men remove their hats
others place a hand over their heart
remembering...

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Categories: america, courage, death, dedication,

DEATH by David Byrne
The obvious it seems disappoints,
The lack of insight stamped on, like an ignorant ant.
You and I will die, what of it?

I think nothing of sleep...

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Categories: art, atheist, death,

I Didn't Listen by John Steward
I Didn’t Listen

Thoughts of days gone by drift through my mind
Visions of you appear as though magic,
I know mistakes that left you behind
Results of our...

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Categories: angst, death, drink, grief,

Another Angel by Juanita Oosthuizen
Beneath a comfortless, cold moon,
a rose was pluck too soon  -
Perhaps it’s not so:
	for he is now living,
	and we are dying…
God only collected another...

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Categories: death, goodbye, grief, loss,

Strapped on my mother's back by Luyanda Ngema
Chatter of women fill the streets
Happy screams of children in perfect harmony
A beautiful world I see
A knot holds me steady 
My mother's back a safe...

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Categories: child, death, loss,

Premium MemberThey Sang by Gary Smith



They sang as they marched

And boarded the trains,

They sang as they set out to sea.

They sang as they trooped

Down french country lanes,

They sang of a...

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Categories: death, loss, world war

Goodbye by Andy Sprouse
Black angels rose today,
behind the dark sun that birthed them.
They bore me news of the grave,
one more friend too early sent.

My heart and the sky...

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Categories: death, death of a

MOURNING by Tiffany Harvester
THE NIGHT HAS FALLEN
UPON ME
DREARY AND SULLEN
DARK AS ALASKAN WINTER
I AM LEFT
DUMBSTRUCK
EMPTY AS THE MIDNIGHT AIR
THE WORLD
HAS LOST ALL MEANING
THERE IS A SUDDEN MADNESS
DEVOURING ME
I...

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Categories: death, father, loss,

Premium MemberMy Choice by Sandra Weiss
I am a nurse, pediatrics was my choice.
There were days of smiles, days of tears.
I was their advocate, I was their voice.
I was there to...

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Categories: appreciation, children, death, grief,