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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.


Ollie by Victor Alaje
"Why you sitting out here Dele?",
She squeaked.
"You gonna be those tiny bitters' food!",
She exclaimed.
If there ever was more to Ollie,
It'd be more squeaks and exclaims.
I...

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Categories: death, grief, health, mental

Premium MemberLaid to rest by Silent One
Tears no longer come, 
dried ducts of wrung emotion,
denied one more drop of release.

... but only to feel

Feel your finite presence beside me,
inhaling your sweet...

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Categories: death, true love,



Premium MemberLaid to Rest by Judith S
Tears no longer come, 
dried ducts of wrung emotion,
denied one more drop of release.

... but only to feel

Feel your finite presence beside me,
inhaling your sweet...

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Categories: bereavement, best friend, death,

Some Of The Sunshine Disappears by The Brooklyn Six Project
Some of the sunshine disappears 
When a loved one sadly passes away 
You think of all the good times you had 
Each and every day
Those...

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Categories: dark, death, grief, loss,

The Death of Desire by J. I. Thomas F.
Can you fault him for his lapse?
Can you chastise for her loss?
It is theirs to wish if they wish it,
it is theirs to handle as...

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Categories: death, desire,

HER CIRCLE IS COMPLETE by Jim Yerman
The longer I live this life the more that I have found
how life is but a circle…and how we travel round…

Our circle begins as a...

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Categories: death, mom,

The old knight and Firebreath Part One by Mustafa Seker
A king with might and piety
He rules his land quietly
Silence always seeks sound
Peace ends when it's found

A wizard casts a spell
Damning the king to hell
Creating...

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Categories: age, conflict, death, god,

Premium MemberThe Troubled Client by Gerald Dillenbeck
My most troubling client
told me he died last night.

While this did not appear to be his somber case,
nor, sadly,
did my home office silently resound
like this...

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Categories: death, dream, health, humanity,

Beyond Picket Fences by BB Christopher

when small hands
inside a Manhattan high rise
push-button tip the scales
down from penthouse windows
tossing out some fly turnips
beyond picket fences
where the golden retriever runs
with the mosquitoes...

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Categories: anger, death, loss,

Premium MemberMiMi and Mary T by Michael P Walsh
Mimi and Mary T.
By

M P Walsh


It was 25 December,
And a snug-warm Christmas day.
The temp was over 50,
The weather: bright, not gray.

But a sadness on this...

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Categories: celebration, death,

Premium MemberLost in Consciousness by Brian Johnston
I skitter cross time's restless bones in search of sleep's access,
Discomfiture not fate or man but "restless legs" (1) confess.
An accidental drug (2) does treat...

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Categories: death, life,

A Key For The Maiden by Richard Evans
she enters the room gracefully
belying the heartache inside
her tale of loss floats through the air
like a wind blown kite
a mother child and death 
reduced to...

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Categories: death,

To My Darling by JESS OPPERMAN
If i could will my heart to stop
and breathe a final breath
i'd sit beneath an old oak tree
and trade my life for death

The pain in...

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Categories: death, grief, heartbreak, loss,

I have no time by Sylvia Chika

I have no time
Stop bothering me!
I have no time
I’ll see you tomorrow
I have no time
Why do you keep asking?
I have no time
Let’s postpone the visit
I...

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Categories: death, i miss you,

Premium MemberRedbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died by Robert Lindley
Redbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died


He a mighty dog, grandpa just called him Redbone
As big as a hog, he weighed in over...

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Categories: boy, death, dog, emotions,

Magical Slumber by amber smith
Death it comes and it seems is nothing to fear,
Although we mourn for our loved ones and again want them near,
Fading into the distance are...

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Categories: death, loss, missing,

Labrador by Brianna Hobson
Kept on pushing but nothing came
Doctor waves his arms in shame
The nurses don't know who to blame

Instead they take to shivering
The tulips begin delivering
Ivory petals...

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Categories: animal, birth, child, death,

Premium MemberYOU PASSED AWAY by JAN ALLISON
FICTIONAL POEM FOR CONTEST

Ever since the day that you passed away
I’ve struggled with life, it’s been so hard
I crouch by your tiny grave at the...

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Categories: birth, death, heartbreak,

Premium MemberEMPTY by Line Gauthier


the shell
nothing left
just 
a vacant lot
of emptiness
a big ugly
void of
silence
and
death



Submitted on September 2, 2018, for contest EARLY SEPTEMBER 2018 STANDARD sponsored by BRIAN STRAND...

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Categories: angst, death, heartbreak, introspection,

Premium MemberHe collapsed by Gershon Wolf
He collapsed late this afternoon
Went without a whimper... DOA
Relatives and friends shook their heads
     Clucked their tongues
Pressure got to him apparently
Poor...

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Categories: death, loss, stress,