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Longing Poems | Examples of Longing Poetry

Longing Poems - Examples of all types of longing poetry to share and read. This list of longing poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of longing poetry. This list of works about longing is an excellent resource for examples on how to write longing poems.
Premium Member El Wasim
I am oft yearning for his lovemaking on a nightly basis. I am learning there is no one greater than his likeness. I am always loving the power of his handsomeness. ...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, beauty, dedication, first love,
Form: Sijo

Don't know what craves me Sometimes, I like coffee milk Mostly, I want you....Read the rest...
Categories: character, engagement, longing, perspective,
Form: Senryu
To the love I never had
My love for you is Agape It has no reason Though it isn't reciprocate To me, it has deep meaning My love for you has no season It is the unending rush of a waterfall The eternal...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, cute love, desire, first
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Something to Say
Don’t delete me, but complete me With your loving smile Don’t forget me, but accept me In your secret file Please don’t think that I dreamt To be cut free Now the roses you sent Do not bloom for...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Stolen By Storm
Rain, drought's kiss for dry spell distances the tongue waving, so wild She blows on soaking leaves the owl, who's spooning rain, drought's kiss Land's fire caught still with the dizzying taste for dry spell distances With accidental DeJa'Vu for its downpour explodes the tongue waving,...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, innocence, introspection, kiss, light,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Against My Will
You didn't love me as you should I loved you every way I could I loved you fiercely, gently too What more was there for me to do? I loved you deeper than the deep But your love wasn't mine...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, loss, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Quest to find home
I always felt like A soul without a refuge Every place i have visited None flutter my inside with the feeling of being home A heart without a haven I contemplated, My whole life where i...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, confusion, courage, encouraging, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just You
Every word I write Every song I hear Every note you sing Sing for me forever I'd do anything To be around you every day For only you I'd ever play And bugs us two inside a rug Together would make music...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, i love you, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Know He Loves Me
I know he loves me Because of how he hugged me While we had both kissed. I know he loves me truly, Because of how he missed me....Read the rest...
Categories: longing, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member I Want To Be His Desire
I yearn for his love. I feel he's sent from above. I need his desire. I want to be his fire. Want him to make love to me....Read the rest...
Categories: desire, longing, lust, romance,
Form: Tanka
Once full of contrast, This heart has felt it's task. Not void of it's pastels, Yet a cavern there, still dwells. It wonders, the heart; "Am i falling apart..? I cannot...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, heart, i love you,
Form: Rhyme
A gram of man for eternity
I wrap myself in the blanket of my nothingness Falling asleep with the thought of immortality, I am a nobody walking through the Universe, With my quiver of tears and poems. From the door of my dead galaxy I send...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, absence, death, feelings, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Andres
The sweetest voice I ever heard Belongs to you, pretty Bluebird Someday will you sing for me? My name sung to a melody That you make up, one all your own That's just for me and me alone Vanilla...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, for her, i love
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hungry For Love
Hunger for his love. Need to be freed from this lust. Desire for him grows. Oh he knows, deep down he knows, She hungers for his desire....Read the rest...
Categories: desire, longing, love, lust,
Form: Tanka
The waves crash upon the sand As we walk I hold your hand The moon reflects on the sea We are alone,it's just you and me I hold your face in my hand I slowly lower you to the sand Your...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, love,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Longing Poems

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Definition | What is Longing in Poetry?

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