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Lament Poems - Poems about Lament

Lament Poems - Examples of all types of poems about lament to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for lament.
...If you appear before me with no claim why Clamoring as much as to catch my eye Know that you make the offense gross When I ponder the minutes’ worth of loss That I would have used on a thought or......Read More
Categories: lament, anger, introspection, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Rhyme

Lorca Translations I
...Lorca Translations I Gacela of the Dark Death by Federico Garcia Lorca loose translation by Michael R. Burch I want to sleep the dreamless sleep of apples far from the bustle of cemeteries. ......Read More
Categories: lament, dark, death, heart, romance,
Form: Free verse
Homeless Sparrows
...An old tree fell this evening, Its ancient heart surrendered to the saw's cruel embrace, The gnarled branches yielding to human ambition. Nobody listened to the crying sparrows, Their voices, del......Read More
Categories: lament, analogy, bird, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If this was the last
...i remember all of our first times all of our poems i've always been safer in air yet you kept me afloat in rushing tides but without your beautiful silhouette eyes see sadness in indigo weep......Read More
Categories: lament, angst, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Alone on the Mountain
...The desolate perfection of solitude. The shiver of recognition that there is only one being on the mountain, and that’s you. The pine trees watch, the boulders brood, but there is no one there. The s......Read More
Categories: lament, environment, loneliness, lonely, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry

The Crawl
...If I had to choose would I brave that dark sea waves crashing relentlessly upon me knocking aside the armor I've spent so long meticulously piecing together My heart is a fortress made from c......Read More
Categories: lament, confusion, depression, loneliness, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY HEART
... MY HEART Since long seed of emotion sown , sprouted in deep core of my heart. Shaky slender stem sadly shown, ......Read More
Categories: lament, heart,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Fish Lass Lament
...Along the harbor shores at Gammel Strand where other costumed fishwives ply their trade, I trudge along the cobbled Danish dock and barter with the catch to earn my pay. My voice is harsh and rou......Read More
Categories: lament, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member unformed until the end
...Woodland dells, giant trees Swallows swoop, defying breeze Jump to sailors and tattoos What part of time is a ruse The fact a tree, outlives a man But cannot hope or devise a plan Has no say on......Read More
Categories: lament, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Out my Window
...A blank page is the bane of all writers. Examples written are real blighters. Frustration would stay. A word that escapes me for the moment, to capture a perception, I lament. I should step away......Read More
Categories: lament, imagery, inspiration,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Artist's Lament
...What did I leave my family What have I left to my kids What did we share together Why would they ever forgive The things I kept inside me … The times I sat alone … The things I hid in si......Read More
Categories: lament, art, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Serious sibling subluxation
...Serious sibling subluxation... rapprochement somewhat salvaged dislocation Truth be told about following poem mostly written quite some years ago, and revisions made to recreate and revise ......Read More
Categories: lament, absence, age, angel, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member dragonfly boys lament
...Dragonfly boy was in love with dragon girl She had a beautiful wing with a tiny curl He wanted to fly dance with her, give her a whirl But she fell in love with his cousin Earl.......Read More
Categories: lament, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Mister money bags no more
...Mister money bags no more Ah..., how I idolize the days of yore before June twentieth, and twenty first two thousand twenty three when utter senselessness wore, a trail of woe brutally ravagi......Read More
Categories: lament, abuse, america, anger, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Rising Lament
...I know, I grow old, I grow old…. As silver threads peek in my head. The flush on radiant cheeks wanes, And a pallid tint creeps unseen. Fading years have robbed the ardour, And a ri......Read More
Categories: lament, angst, feelings, health,
Form: Free verse

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