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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.

Premium Member In A Word












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Categories: death, grief, loss, moving

Premium Member Loss

How can I express, 
something that can not be written down, 
unless you can grasp lightening, 
harness thunder, shush a whisper…
or ask your self if...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chocolate, christian, death, forgiveness,

Premium Member WAR
To fight or not to fight?
The arrows scream past your walls and traps
Your men rush to the fore
You action a march as you look upon...

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Categories: conflict, death, encouraging, faith,

No dulcet it was
cries of peace amidst gunfire
shells and smoke lingered....

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Categories: courage, death, poetry, veterans

maybe I didn't hold his hand tight enough
"That maybe,
I didn't hold his hand tight enough..."
is the line most bittersweet, rough --

I imagine Mattie wished Jamie had stayed
as he held his hand, as...

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Categories: child, death, emotions, grief,

Viewing, Revisited
Thinly lined eyelids seal the window to his soul.
His cheeks sink in, countenance concealed and dull.
His still lips wrinkle down to a frown, without tone.

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Categories: confusion, dad, death, father,

Premium Member Single Flower, In Winter's Grip
Single Flower, In Winter's Grip
 cold and frozen heart
 graveyard, abandoned tombstone
 life, fires, dead ashes

Robert J. Lindley, 11-13-2019
Haiku, ( Where Sorrows Meet Memories...

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Categories: art, bereavement, dark, death,

Premium Member Frigid

The keening myst'ry in my breath

          Is brought thru auspices of death


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Categories: death, depression, emotions, introspection,

Premium Member Face the day
Face the day

Woke up to the thunder clapping,
on the window rain was tapping...
the rain sometimes... of you

The crack and flash of lightning,
they put on...

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Categories: bereavement, death, depression, grief,

This is the end,
maybe your only last friend.
Related to time,
maybe a riddle to destiny's crime.
Fear me,
but in pain some will endear me.

Unexpected, unwanted,
unfair without...

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Categories: dark, death, deep, destiny,

Premium Member Holding On
One by one
We all fall down
Dust to dust
Without a sound

Those nights were my sunrise
Each moon haunts me still
Holding on to a promise
When last you said...

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© Ryan Lucas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, bereavement, death, grief,

Premium Member Sorrow Isn't Forever, Love Is
It is the setting of the dawn.
I sit and wonder why she’s gone.
The time has gone so slow, yet fast.
I recall her in the evening...

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© Pax Geist  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, child, death, for

Fire and Rain
I see Fire.
I see Rain.
All differences. 
All the same.
Many faces...
...of loss and gain.
Many hasty...
....shots take aim.

Bodies down...
....torn and maimed.
Bodies lay waste...
....truthful shame.
Unknown race.
Unknown claim.
All differences

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© Niyna Che  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, death, hate, life,

Premium Member The Death of a Thousand Dreams
Blank pallet before me I see in purest light, unmolested without flaw or limit,  open to endless possibility. Mindful indecision reigns as ruin of...

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Categories: death, courage, emotions, introspection, writing,

Premium Member Rights

Declaring that you can do a thing,  
demanding that it go your way…
These are careless, and chaotic emotions, 
placed on actions that have consequences....

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, absence, abuse, angel, anger,

Premium Member At The Loss Of A Friend
Oh sorrows I pray thee - cast not your long shadow upon me
Favor me instead with a blind eye leaving me to bask in the...

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Categories: death, death of a

She was such a woman of intellect,
With just her brain, she could take anyone down.
With a razor sharp wit, that cut deep,
A stubbornness the like...

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© Gary Hill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, feelings, heartbreak, memory,

Premium Member Magic

Growing up I was enthralled. 
Tricks with cards, funny boxes, scarves that looked like flowers. 
Disappearing monkeys, ladies sawed in half, locks without keys…

I wanted...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, america, anti bullying, encouraging,

Premium Member HIS HEART
He can’t explain it logically
but once he found her…
the person he adored
his heart felt like it grew…
larger than it had ever been before.

And when she...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, heart, loss, love,

Premium Member I still feel the pain
I still feel the pain

I remember the past- as I'm looking back
and I still can't believe it's true...
it's hard for even me,   to...

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Categories: abuse, child, death of