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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.

Traversing veiled and hazy twilight sleep
My thoughts meander and begin to creep 
Through channels only visible at night
Unleashing fears kept harnessed by the light 


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Categories: anxiety, loss, lost love,

Little Lily
Little lily lost in leisure 
Trying to trace her long lost treasure 
Where to find and where to not 
But ended up finding what she...

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Categories: care, character, child, dark,

Premium Member Hello September
Hello September

By end of August, leaves curl on the trees;
   the hues of brown and yellow catch our eye.
The deepened shades of green...

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Categories: hello, september,

A Great Mind
A great mind is a curse and a blessing, 
It is the engineer of furtherment;
Yet, it is loathed by its inheritor.

It begets its host a...

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Categories: deep, humanity, identity, smart,

Premium Member This Time of Year- For Jean Jack
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
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:

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Lonely Mortality
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 Member The Dead and Dying
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.


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Categories: christian, death, faith, loss,

It Comes Once
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 Member 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
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
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
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
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 Member End of Songs
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
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 Member Park Bench Ghost
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,

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 Member The Death Of Marie Antoinette
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 Member 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