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Grief Iambic Pentameter Poems

These Grief Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about Grief. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter Grief poems written by international poets.


Really - Iambic Pentameter by Virginia Waters


Really? Iambic Pentameter.

    Oh well, this is where you really put your foot in it.  No! Not your mouth!
Not the hokey...

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Categories: iambic pentameter, word play,

Premium MemberIn Memory of You by Eileen Manassian
I didn't have a chance to say goodbye,
to let you know how dear you are to me
and though my chance is gone, I still will...

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Categories: death of a friend,



Surpassing Care by Morgan Kramer
Introducing myself with confidence,
Trusting to find something with potential.
Once again, the skeleton of a beat 
Soul.  life gingerly drawn from the spirit.

Our loyalty should...

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Categories: change, confidence, grief, hope,

Depressed by David Loewen
My mind is boggled down
My chest feels wrapped too tight,
Just wanna curl up in a ball
Sure as hell don't wanna fight.

I wanna lean back in...

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Categories: depression, sad,

Premium MemberDeath Invites No Fear by CayCay Jennings
(blank verse)


Not long, but clear and strong, came Dad to me.
His death was tear-fresh grief most numbing new.
Dad's words steered me away from tragedy
And gave...

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Categories: death, fear, spiritual,

Premium MemberSHOWTIME by Vee Bdosa
          SHOWTIME
Come life and death of it you blessed rhapsody
you've played for long enough and now...

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Categories: new york,

Premium MemberMemories are immortal by Roy Pett


We are all equal, though they say you lad
who do they think they are they're not my dad,
on battle fields we live or die the...

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Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Fenced in Grief by Morgan Kramer
A greasy, thin mop of blazing red fire,
Milky complexion with looks so sickly.
Need of hobbies and human friends so dire.
With head low, he walks with...

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Categories: depression, grief, hurt, mental

Premium MemberIf I Could Change The Past by Sandra Haight
September eleven, two-thousand-one...
dark age of homeland terror had begun.
If only I could change this horrid past,
alleviate deep pain from grief at last.

Three thousand souls were...

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Categories: bereavement, death, family, farewell,

Where It All Goes by Tom Quigley
Cold fate, indifferent bridegroom to the soul
Has torn away with rough hands his wife’s veil
If only for a word that could console
Bright light inside our...

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Categories: grief, husband, loss, marriage,

Premium MemberShowtime by Vee Bdosa
          SHOWTIME
Come life and death of it you blessed rhapsody
you've played for long enough and now...

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Categories: art, confusion, new york,

Premium MemberThe Battle of South Chicago by Vee Bdosa
     THE BATTLE OF SOUTH CHICAGO
The freeze has brought them to a winter night
they've made themselves, forgetting what is right,
and though...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, chicago, grief,

Premium MemberCONQUERING THE BLIND SCALES OF PATRIARCHY by Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser
CONQUERING THE BLIND SCALES OF PATRIARCHY

Crystal cold are the pupils of some men
staring red to jailed porcelain dolls skin
dowered for the title of chastity,
your curves,...

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Categories: abuse, change, conflict, inspiration,

Peanuts Charlie Brown's SNOOPY by john beharry


My favourite comics is the Peanuts strip
Featuring 'good grief' good old Charlie Brown
Reading it takes me on a pleasant trip
Especially when Snoopy is around

Charlie Brown's...

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Categories: animal, bird, dance, dog,

a bland repository by maximillian payne
dreary eyed, musky languor- tassels tight
a loose walk paraded by looser convictions
an acquaintance of that sad, lowly height
that alluded odysseys and several hymns

open window, surely...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, feelings, grief,

Premium MemberDime Romance by Gene Bourne

You have a dream of love that didn't last. 
You search for something wrong, you might have done. 
The lockets, half a heart, were custom...

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Categories: allusion, angst, betrayal, break

Summer's Grief by Regina Riddle
An Autumn sunrise lights a maple tree
October’s hues are edged with olive green
The vibrant background cheers the season’s glee	
The mountain ridges back the misty scene

Big...

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Categories: autumn, grief, summer,

The Sweet Black of Night by Ojo Blacke
Why do you yearn for
The Sweet Black of Night?
For often I have seen your face out of hiding
In dimly lit corners of ancient ruins
In the...

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Categories: dark, for her, girlfriend,

How's your day by Patrick Lorenz
Cold and leering, often sneering
I’ve gone through out my day

Feeling no pride, wanting to hide
With nothing I want to say

I will not seek, the world...

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Categories: depression,

Premium MemberTHE DEVIL'S THIEF by Vee Bdosa
     THE DEVIL'S THIEF
Arranged in paradise, by suffering's fate,
to have no end, to be alone and wait,
it was her love, acceptance...

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Categories: angst, black african american,