Loss Iambic Pentameter Poems

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


Premium MemberThis Time of Year- For Jean Jack by Eileen Manassian
I smiled at you as you sang Christmas song
you stood enthronged by others, bringing cheer
my heart was sad; it thought of all that's wrong
and why...

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Categories: loss, mother,

A Personal Death by jack horne
Although the smell unpleasant to inhale,
the blood no longer dripped from open wounds;
the nurse, accustomed to the sight of death,
remained unmoved as Grandma slipped away:
she...

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Categories: death,



Premium MemberLonely Mortality by James Inman
Like fragranced flowers soon will lose their smell
and colors fade from red to light pastel,
my body, now, will rot awaiting hell
as those I love have...

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Categories: bereavement, death,

Premium MemberThe Dead and Dying by rob carmack
Disjointed beings beg the questions – still
an ashen horse delivers what is owed.
Decisions kneel before compassion’s will,
to stop and help a turtle cross the road.

To...

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Categories: christian, death, faith, loss,

It Comes Once by Subimal Sinha-Roy
Ordained special event at birth takes place
The soul divine enters the life nascent
Track at journey’s edge death waits to efface
Time of living the two ends...

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Categories: anniversary, death,

Premium MemberMounts of Madamoiselle L'Vampyre by Vee Bdosa
 THE MOUNTS OF MADAMOISELLE L'VAMPYRE
She smiles among the dead she's come to know
her holy grail, beneath Champs Elysees, 
acknowledging no one can come or...

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Categories: dark, french, paris,

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,

Soliloquy: To Run Honorably, or Not to Run Honorably by Steve Grammatico
To run honorably, or not to run honorably--those are my options:
Whether ‘tis wiser in the main to malign
The lives and motives of my foes
Or to...

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Categories: parody,

They Never Went To War by Gail Foster
They never went to war; they stayed at home
The young, the old, the unwell and the dead
The women who were not allowed to roam
The men...

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Categories: death, loss, men, war,

The Devizing of a Plan by Gail Foster
A personal view of the Devizes Neighbourhood Plan
and the referendum on Thursday at the Town Hall

All careful plans of men may fail and fall
And falter,...

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Categories: community, england, environment, house,

Premium MemberEnd of Songs by rob carmack
Another dead statistic dawns today, 
Contempt dissolved foundations love astray. 
   Malicious memories of miscarried mirth, 
   Repetitious resolving rends rebirth....

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Categories: break up, change, conflict,

The Dove and The Oak by Darren Mallett
Alone I walked, through a chill wind 
Upon a dark and dense forest footpath.
Fraught by the tragic loss of a good friend
My heart hardened like...

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Categories: angel, anger, appreciation, betrayal,

Premium MemberPark Bench Ghost by Gene Bourne
 
 
Why am I emerging from the dark 
Staring at a bench in City Park. 
Breathless air without a bird in song. 
So I...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, anger, angst,

AN INVITATION DECLINED by Bruce Schuhart
The gift that is given is given in vain.
The loss is incurred by having to explain
What the present is and why it is hers
The acceptance...

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Categories: lost love,

Premium MemberThe Death Of Marie Antoinette by Vee Bdosa
 THE DEATH OF MARIE ANTOINETTE
 (MONSIEUR L'VAMPYRE)
Songwriters set their words about her style
and artists make pursuit to paint her smile
but all the light that's...

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Categories: art, black african american,

Premium MemberTHE BETRAYAL by Vee Bdosa
     THE BETRAYAL
 Absconded from the scene, but dying fast,
 to seek a vengeance in a candle flame,
 I whisper names...

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Categories: adventure, angst, art, black

My Thoughts by Takashi Yanagi
The loneliness so silently descends.
My mind is mixed, confused, so wrong the feel
Of death, a loss of one no thing can mend.
The touch is gone:...

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Categories: confusion, death, depression, loss,

the drive by Frank Quintana
I drive across the desert, no plans on where to go,
I drive into the sun; I wish it wasn’t so,
Sorrow in my mind, sorrow in...

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Categories: death, depression, fear, forgiveness,

solitude by Germaine Elliott
my heart i keep for my own use
to cry no more is what i choose
i live my life for me alone
this choice is mine and...

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Categories: loss, sad,

Turning Leaves by Sharon Tideswell
dissolving summers yield a muted sheen
and drawn-out shadows over meadows sprawl;
like dappled sunlight, golden peppered green,
the newly turning leaves sketch hints of fall,
in subtle hues...

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Categories: dedication, loss, nature, autumn,