Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!

Loss Poems | Poems About Loss

Loss Poems. Below are examples of poems about loss. This list of poetry about loss is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of loss poems or a list of loss poetry. These examples show what loss poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of loss and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

The loss poem sub-topics listed below include many popular topics of losspoetry.


The poem(s) are below...


Popular Loss Poem Pages

List of New Loss Poems

Note: The forms for these new poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.


Don't see what poems you want? Try our Advanced Poem Search for more results!

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem MOTHER Sands, Heidi Free verse loss, mother,
Premium Member Poem Pain in the dark Sands, Heidi Free verse loss, pain,
Premium Member Poem A Blessing Sands, Heidi Free verse loss, pain,
All We Love and Cherish Today Forsythe, Curtis Rhyme loss, sorrow,
Payback Ayinla, Oluwaseye Lyric corruption, cry, feelings, hurt, loss, relationship,
permanence Senft, Ashlea Free verse heartbreak, heartbroken, loss, love hurts, pain,
The Colors of Change Gentile, Mike Rhyme loss, missing you,
Premium Member Poem A Child Taken Too Soon Rodeheaver , Julie Free verse loss,
Premium Member Poem In Youth, Life's Wild Tracks Seem So Inviting Lindley, Robert Rhyme loss, miracle, prayer, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Missing You Loo, Laura Sedoka loss,
SEASONAL COLOR JOHRI, BIHU Rhyme loss, love, memory, seasons,
Premium Member Poem The Dead Man Lindley, Robert Rhyme analogy, art, death, deep, loss,
The Vagabond O.J. Hunt, Keith Rhyme corruption, loneliness, loss, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Survivor Guilt Sands, Heidi Free verse loss,
A velvet breath Peers, Chris Free verse absence, childhood, death, loss, memory, mother, mother
Unpredictable end sridharan, saranya Free verse loss, lost, sad,
I Have Reached the Shore Liaw, Joanne Rhyme christian, friend, friendship, god, loss,
Leaving the Past Behind Liaw, Joanne Rhyme bible, christian, god, gospel, loss, memory,
Picture Wigley, Viv Sedoka loss,
Premium Member Poem Angels Do Come to Visit Smith, Elle Verse angel, bereavement, death, feelings, loss, poetry, senses,
Premium Member Poem My sister Sands, Heidi Couplet loss, sad,
Wolves Bavington , Bette Rhyme absence, addiction, bereavement, betrayal, loss,
To Pete Seeger - circa shortly before his death - verse one harris, MATTHEW Elegy farewell, grief, inspirational, journey, loss, music, wisdom,
Night Warren, Paul Ballad loss, love, love hurts,
The Morning is Still Gentile, Mike Rhyme loss, sorrow,
The Good Horse Fred Welch, David Cowboy adventure, anger, cowboy, death loss,
Premium Member Poem I Am Still Here Rose, Mystic Free verse loss,
Premium Member Poem Let it be Sands, Heidi Narrative change, family, feelings, loss,
Premium Member Poem Our New Home Shaw, Kevin Rhyme childhood, football, home, loss, nostalgia, sad, sports,
Premium Member Poem Once In A Heated Moment I Recall Lindley, Robert Sonnet conflict, farewell, fate, jealousy, loss, memory, youth,
Premium Member Poem gone parker, cs Free verse absence, beautiful, betrayal, loss,
A Pink Dress Grimm, Alex Free verse beach, child, god, irony, loss, philosophy, religion,
A promise kumar , Ashumit Light Poetry corruption, courage, creation, loss,
Abby Aul, George Verse loss, together,
The dark side of the moon Ouroboros, Poet Italian Sonnet loss, sunset,
She'll Be Ok Fons, Alexandria Couplet loss, love hurts,
Tattooed On My Heart Shaudd, M.P. Lyric break up, emotions, feelings, loss, love, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem What is 'We' to 'Me' Vacek, Michael Free verse blessing, god, humanity, hurt, loss, love, nature, relationship,
Empress Ndhlovu, Fungayi Elias Alexandrine loss,
Riding the lightning Sinha-Roy, Subimal Rhyme loss,
Premium Member Poem Memories, Long Sad Journey, Revised Version Lindley, Robert Haibun loss, pain, solitude, sorrow,
Missing You Hauser , Mike Rhyme loss, love,
Stasis Bosa, Diana Free verse loss, love, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Tonia Hall Remembered GRASBY, DAVID Free verse loss, miss you, remember,
WALL Vidheya, Harshath Haiku inspirational, lonely, loss, people, society, strength,
Premium Member Poem Why Bad Things Happen to Good People Vacek, Michael Rhyme bereavement, destiny, evil, grief, loss, wisdom,
HIS LOVE Bagh, Basundhara Bio bio, boyfriend, christian, evil, loss, nature,
Crossfade Breidenthal, Laura Free verse absence, blue, deep, farewell, loss, lost,
Premium Member Poem Without You Sivey, Russell Rhyme loss, love,
Forever Live Your Name Mhangwa, Kudzai Elegy loss, pain,
That One Ear Boddie, Savoy Rhyme break up, depression, girlfriend, loss, lost love, love,
Premium Member Poem Story of the Hungry Poor Child Lee Sr., James Edward Free verse blessing, blue, caregiving, cheer loss, mother son,
Another Petal Falls Gentile, Mike Rhyme death, death of a loss,
My Life Has Gone Forfeit Since You Went Away Floyd, John Villanelle bereavement, death, depression, loss, suicide,
Angelic Butterfly - A Collaboration with Heidi Sands May, Joseph Rhyme angel, butterfly, friendship, loss, memory,
Brain Floyd, John Free verse grandchild, grandmother, life, loss, love,
Premium Member Poem Realizing, Yearning For Lost Youth Had Birthed Poetic Aches Lindley, Robert Rhyme art, creation, longing, loss, sorrow, wisdom, youth,
Premium Member Poem BILLY THE GOAT MURRAY, JEAN Limerick loss,
Alone On The Bridge Jennings, Rightly Lyric age, courage, growth, loneliness, loss, love hurts, river,
Premium Member Poem Repost King Midas Golden Touch Jay, G. I do not know? loss, pride, soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem INTEGRITY IS COMING TO AMERICA, SOON cisneros, norberto franco Prose loss, political,
One Last Summer Gentile, Mike Rhyme loss, lost love, pets,
My Ghost Hauser , Mike Rhyme loss,
Her Abyss johnson, robert Rhyme loss,
VINCENT DIED JULY 29-- PART 1 Ja, Ja Narrative loss,
VINCENT DIED JULY 29-- PART 2 Ja, Ja Narrative loss, tribute,
Premium Member Poem Bonnie And Clyde One Emery, Judy Narrative betrayal, epic, history, longing, loss, memory, writing,
I'm an artist Brady, Tony Free verse absence, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, lost, love,
AS I SAW THE COFFIN GOING DOWN Monwa, PoeticMonwa Rhyme death, emotions, heartbroken, hurt, loss, pain, sad,
VICTIM OF LOVE ALEX, MASONI ABC abuse, bullying, confusion, feelings, loss, love,
life sance, jonny Free verse adventure, confusion, fear, loss, pain, social, truth,
Premium Member Poem Poetry Not In Motion Connell, Carol Quintain (English) inspiration, longing, loss, muse, wisdom, writing,
Suicide szentesi, Magan Rhyme loss, sad, sorrow, suicide,
Lost Friends Hauser , Mike Rhyme loss, lost,
Even In Death Tortoza, Franchesca Mia Ballad absence, cheer up, dark, loss, love, suicide,
Ghostly sorrows Peers, Chris Free verse change, character, conflict, death, loss,
the loss of a child Hauser , Mike Rhyme loss, lost love,
Why Am I Not Afraid Of The Dark, Mother PRASAD, NIHARIKA Ballad death, hurt, lonely, longing, loss, miss you, mother,
Dawn and Dusk PRASAD, NIHARIKA Ballad loss, love hurts, missing
Colors return to tree Sinha-Roy, Subimal Haiku loss, time,
Premium Member Poem Tree by the Gravestone Rodeheaver , Julie I do not know? christian, dark, death, grave, loss, missing you,
I sway away PRASAD, NIHARIKA Ballad loss, love, love hurts,
Unkahein Jazbaat Ali, Jennifer ABC loss, lost love, love,
Lion Heart Vossa, Della Free verse absence, age, dad, dedication, loss,
Premium Member Poem What To Say When You Don't Win A Poetry Contest Connell, Carol Light Poetry loss,
Premium Member Poem Immortal Mortality Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse loss, love, tree,
Treasure Bee, Felice Lyric animal, beautiful, butterfly, dream, loss, love,
Stay Welch, David Rhyme absence, bereavement, death, grief, loss, love, moving on,
Premium Member Poem Too Many Echos Barden, Greg Free verse baby, children, family, loss, true love,
Finite Harvey, Eugene Haiku loss, prison, solitude, time,
Hugging loneliness Harvey, Aa Bio loss, lost love, memory,
Premium Member Poem Midnight Skies Emery, Judy Narrative angel, betrayal, dream, longing, loss, voice, writing,
NANCY Rain, Hannah Ode bereavement, boat, fishing, goodbye, loss, water,
Lost and found WEWEGE, GERT Personification abortion, emotions, hope, loss,
The Beast biecker, paul Dramatic Verse loss, pain, sad, war,
Premium Member Poem When Darkness Reigns, Depths Of Sorrow Increase Lindley, Robert Rhyme conflict, dark, grief, loss, pain, sorrow, symbolism,
Sometimes I Get Lost Leach, Alesia Rhyme loss, love, sorrow,
Prosaic Time Sinha-Roy, Subimal Haiku loss, poems, simile, time,
Not One Unknown Joy, Deanna Blank verse abortion, baby, child, loss, love, my child,
Pretty and Youth Ashley, Susan Etheree loss,