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Grief Poems

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List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
On Me Kyle N. Sampson I do not know? blue, grief, growing up,
The Trickster Dave Moore Rhyme angst, crazy, fun, grief,
Premium Member Poem Cassandra Cries Judy Dunbar Rhyme grief, angst, betrayal, destiny, fate,
Vein Lee Steemson I do not know? anxiety, depression, grief, how
Premium Member Poem At The Window Judy Dunbar Rhyme bereavement, blessing, death, grief,
Miracle Debjani Mitra Rhyme autumn, grief, hope,
Premium Member Poem ms deborah digges wayne tolbert Rhyme grief, loss, suicide,
analgesia tara jennings Free verse grief, anger, angst, anxiety, emotions,
Sky, The Budgie M. Renee Taylor Sonnet bird, grief, loss, love,
Cleanse Me With Your Truth J.W. Earnings Rhyme encouraging, faith, grief,
Premium Member Poem Death of a Kitten Dear Heart Rhyme cat, death, grief,
The Enchanted Garden M. Renee Taylor Sonnet garden, grief, home, love,
A Child's Eulogy Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Rhyme bereavement, death, eulogy, grief,
THE FIRE OF BRAVERY V.MUTHU MANICKAM Couplet bereavement, freedom, grief, horror,
Premium Member Poem Our Love That Once Rivaled Illuminating Sun Robert Lindley Rhyme conflict, deep, destiny, grief,
Casper, Ruler of the Cage M. Renee Taylor Sonnet grief, animal, bird, death of
Corvus Kaylee M. Free verse grief, 10th grade, dark, destiny,
Surrender Into Obliviousness level uno matthew harris Personification adventure, bereavement, conflict, grief,
In Memory Olivia Estep Haiku absence, death, grief, hope,
Premium Member Poem ''Beautiful Scars'' Dear Heart Pantoum death, grief, sad,
How to Make Me Love You Audrey Phillips Free verse anger, confusion, deep, grief,
Upon the Death of My Brother Jessica Amanda Salmonson Prose Poetry brother, death, funeral, grief,
Why Lee Steemson Sonnet anger, deep, depression, grief,
Last Day Solomon Ndichu Free verse death, grave, grief,
Wings Detached Dahlya wise Tanka grief, angel, dad, father daughter,
The Little Lost Boy Within You Ingrid Lehman Free verse boy, cry, emotions, grief,
Premium Member Poem YOU AND ME Line Gauthier Free verse cry, grief, love, relationship,
Premium Member Poem Wretched Grief Dear Heart Elegy grief,
A letter from heaven Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse grief, death, emotions, farewell, funeral,
Wretched Grief Beauty In Poetry Triolet death, grief,
Sorry I won't be home Christopher Goss Free verse death, grief, loneliness, loss,
Premium Member Poem Death's Cold Hand Dear Heart Triolet death, grief,
Premium Member Poem PAYING IT FORWARD Line Gauthier Free verse death, grief, inspirational, lonely,
Premium Member Poem A House Forgotten Judy Dunbar Rhyme beautiful, beauty, destiny, grief,
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Pets brian rusch Free verse animal, death, farewell, grief,
Premium Member Poem The Feeling of Death Caren Krutsinger Free verse grief, bereavement, death, death of
Premium Member Poem Night of Memories Lu Loo Triolet grief,
Premium Member Poem His absence haunts Katherine Braithwaite Villanelle death, god, grief,
The mark and my scars Stewart Annie Everestus Limerick anxiety, grief, hero, pain,
Premium Member Poem After the Funeral Mike Miller Tanka grief, absence, death of a
Flesh CHRISTOPHER BOWEN Sonnet flower, grief, pain, rose,
Premium Member Poem My grief,my love Katherine Braithwaite Villanelle africa, angst, death, grief,
Lit Nicky Tamberrino Rhyme grief, hope, how i
Unarmed Nicky Tamberrino Rhyme grief, conflict, death, depression, emotions,
he and i Francesca Atkins Rhyme abuse, faith, grief, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Only Time Will Tell Michael Marino Rhyme bereavement, grief, life, loss,
Premium Member Poem Can Someone Tell Me Michael Marino Rhyme bereavement, death, grief, hope,
Premium Member Poem The Soft One Walked In Caren Krutsinger Free verse grief, death, emotions, feelings, grandchild,
Premium Member Poem A Poet Dies Judy Dunbar Rhyme angst, art, grief, poems,
A Scatterbrain's Guide To The Five Stages of Grief Rebecca Credeur Rhyme grief,

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Grief Poems. Above are examples of poems about grieving. This list of grief poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of grief poetry. This list of works about grief is an excellent resource for examples on how to write grief poems.

Grief Poem Example

A SLave's Cry

Stranded in this place
I cannot recognize
Abandoned and lonely
No one hears my cries
AS i walk through this wasteland
Of wilderness and desolation
I am consumed with anguish
I walk this road with hesitation
On every turn that i come upon
The is more pain than at the last turn
Agony and torment spews from my pores
With every step i take more pain i earn
Until i am enveloped with grief
Buried alive on my feet
Dirt in my eyes,nose,mouth,and lungs
I throw up my flag of defeat
Each painful blow leaves behind a deep gash
That is constantly reopened never able to heal
Infection has now set into my heart
Slashes and scars on my body reveals the detail
Of the despair embedded deep in my soul
That tells a tale of a soul so lost
A soul wandering through this wilderness
A tale of what being born black cost

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