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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.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Using People Warren, Paul Ballad loss,
Premium Member Poem Loose Ends Thayer, Vickie Lyric loss, remember, true love,
Girl, What Happened To Us Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse loss, sad, sad love,
St Wilfred's Bells howarth, rick Rhyme loss, religion,
APPETIZERS Nau, Edlynn Sonnet loss, natural disasters,
The Lonely Book Carber, L. J. Free verse allusion, appreciation, books, change, loss, sad,
Reverend Gray howarth, rick Rhyme loss, lost, love hurts,
Sighing Once Again Sprouse, Andy Rhyme loss, love, pain, relationship,
Premium Member Poem the size of my ears RINALDI, RUDOLPH Free verse age, funny, growth, life, loss, natural disasters, old,
Pain of its cruelty cleverly, Chris Rhyme absence, dark, endurance, horror, loss, pain, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Broken Hearted farewell Dad Pett, Roy Haibun bereavement, dad, emotions, loss, tribute,
A Widowed Mother's Love Sibanda, Nontando ABC loss, love, mother,
Mi a ride mi bicycle and a sell icepop Thompson , Mellisa I do not know? africa, anger, change, child loss,
RIP Echols, Blic Rhyme child, cousin, death, dedication, loss,
Premium Member Poem So Easy to Forget Robinson Jr., Freddie Free verse loss, relationship, sad love,
Tears Fall From Her Face Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse loss, sad love,
Premium Member Poem When I Close My Eyes Baby Lindley, Robert Lyric art, creation, desire, dream, loss, paradise, relationship,
No 23 Kramer, Dina Free verse abuse, addiction, hurt, loss, pain, sad love,
Dont cry daddy Peers, Chris Free verse loss, mother, sorrow,
California, You're fired Olson, Richard Senryu loss, natural disasters,
Premium Member Poem Requiem On Death, Its Fated Black Hand Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, death, journey, life, loss, sorrow, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem The Moon is Blue Sivey, Russell Free verse loss, moon, pain,
Premium Member Poem Bridge From God To Man Connell, Carol Lyric loss, ocean, water,
Premium Member Poem The Singer K , Jon Free verse cancer, friend, friendship, loss,
Premium Member Poem Cryostasis K , Jon Free verse loss, lost love, love,
Premium Member Poem True Love K , Jon Free verse loss, love, true love,
Premium Member Poem I Sit and Ponder K , Jon Free verse loss, lost love, love,
Premium Member Poem Weeping Words Sands, Heidi Rhyme loss, murder,
Blue Zhao, Amy Free verse angst, beach, blue, conflict, loss,
Premium Member Poem Macintosh Brittle Shaw, Kevin Narrative absence, anxiety, bereavement, depression, loss, memory, mother,
Premium Member Poem He's Just Down the Hall Vacek, Michael Rhyme bereavement, dad, grief, loss, men, society, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Broken Planting Oaken Trees Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse caregiving, heartbreak, loss, lost love, suicide,
A cold December Hopper, Anna Rhyme loss, lost, passion,
Premium Member Poem The Pink Slip Rose, Mystic Sonnet loss,
A Rocker's Swan Song Olson, Richard Senryu loss, music,
Flashback Kramer, Dina Free verse abuse, betrayal, conflict, fear, loss, remember, strength,
Premium Member Poem ALWAYS WITH YOU Gauthier, Line Verse death, encouraging, inspiration, loss, love, remember, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem Madness of this kind Sands, Heidi Haiku loss, murder,
One More Chance Bond, Kim Acrostic christian, death, dedication, loss, sad, society, youth,
My Eyes Have Seen Moncrief, Michael Free verse loss,
See you the other side Peers, Chris Rhyme best friend, cancer, death loss, sad,
Family Tree Tones, Raven Dramatic monologue absence, dark, death of loss,
Somebody Stop Me Canada, Jimmi I do not know? animal, appreciation, health, introspection, loss, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Are You Now, Free Falling, Like Heaven Sent Rain Lindley, Robert Rhyme loss, music, song, sorrow,
Tinder Pal Chowdhury, Shubham Free verse loss, lost love, love,
Guns Zimmer, Gary Political Verse anger, death, heartbreak, humanity, loss, murder, obituary,
Premium Member Poem Traveling Light Barden, Gregory R Rhyme loss, love,
Snapshots geiger, roseann Free verse family, grandfather, imagery, life, loss, memory, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem PreTrumpian Pronouncements Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse anger, humanity, humor, loss, lyric, patriotic, satire,
Premium Member Poem Ancient Lullaby Nikolayev, Daniella Annalisa Free verse loss,
Lost Gupta, Probir Quatrain loss, moon,
Dust does not bleed Bay, Shelby Free verse break up, goodbye, grief, loss, lost love,
Where do Squirrels go to Die Gentile, Mike Free verse confusion, how i feel, loss,
I lost you Sinha-Roy, Subimal Quatern loss, lost love,
A Quick Breath Carroll, Ashley I do not know? loss, miss you,
The Hedonist Hauser , Mike Rhyme death, goodbye, heartbreak, life, loss, sad,
A Lost Pipe Seaton, Jade Senryu loss,
More Thoughts on the Passing of Hugh Hefner Olson, Richard Senryu loss, lust,
Premium Member Poem A Foreign Place Smith, Gary Rhyme loss, love, memory,
Reminders Shaudd, M.P. Lyric death, deep, grief, hurt, loss, pain,
Whence Love Came Fordham, Kenneth Rhyme loss, lost love, love,
Alone Here I Stand Fordham, Kenneth Rhyme loss, love, romance, sorrow,
Solemn Thoughts on the Passing of Hugh Hefner Olson, Richard Epitaph loss,
Premium Member Poem Magic, When Such Leaves Without A Trace Lindley, Robert Rhyme death of a friend, loss, recovery from, sad,
A Letter to You Kramer, Dina Free verse abuse, betrayal, devotion, longing, loss, sad love,
This is my Story Kramer, Dina Free verse loss, missing,
Since You've Been Gone Chan, Bernard Monorhyme absence, depression, leaving, loss, missing you, pain,
Premium Member Poem We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought Lindley, Robert Rhyme appreciation, art, happiness, loss, nostalgia, remember, time,
No Regrets In Heaven Shaudd, M.P. Lyric death, grave, grief, heaven, loss, true love,
The Shape Of A Broken Heart Hauser , Mike Rhyme loss, lost love, love
Mom taylor, R. e. Free verse loss, mother, sad,
A Wonderful life Hawkins, Craig Rhyme loss,
The shallow rose of decay Tones, Raven I do not know? loss, suicide, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem Love For Movie Screens Sands, Heidi Free verse loss, love,
Premium Member Poem The silence of my goodbye Sands, Heidi Free verse loss, pain,
Premium Member Poem Happy Days Whisper vaso, arthur Free verse anxiety, art, dark, death, loss,
Burn Down This Castle Parker, Ali Jay Sestina betrayal, devotion, fire, loss, love,
Lack of words Pithadia, Shruti Free verse heartbroken, i miss you, loss, lost, lost love,
You Have To Continue On Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse loss,
Gangs Bavington , Bette Villanelle loss, stress, surreal, violence,
Friend But Now a Foe Sublett, Sarah Rhyme loss, sad,
Premium Member Poem Rear View Mirror Vacek, Michael Verse betrayal, confidence, hope, hurt, loss, mirror, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Her Willow Weeps Barden, Gregory R Personification loss, nature, sad love,
Who died FAR, B Ballad loss, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Heaven's Fields Smith, Gary Couplet loss, love,
Are You Satisfied Now Brown, Tera ABC loss, sad,
Frostbitten Roses Parker, Ali Jay Free verse loss, spring, symbolism, winter,
AUGUST FLOOD, LION MOUNTAIN LANDSLIDE pangu, simeon austin david Enclosed Rhyme conflict, courage, death, earth, loss, murder,
here i am at noon Payne, Davin Free verse loss,
The Loss of a Father Jones, Jessica Rhyme child, children, grief, how loss,
Premium Member Poem JUST ONE MORE CHANCE Emery, Judy Ballad loss, miss you, mom,
Premium Member Poem Memories Radford, Helen J Ballad loss,
Coping Spector, Erik Free verse feelings, forgiveness, humanity, loss,
Melt down Kirk, Tony Free verse loss,
Amma Mariappan, Banumathi I do not know? loss, love, love hurts,
AmmaLove Mariappan, Banumathi I do not know? loss, love, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem LOST - Poem that paints a picture -2 Sands, Heidi Free verse loss,
Premium Member Poem Words Unsaid Re-post Sands, Heidi Rhyme loss,
Dreams Avila, Payton Free verse loss, love,
SUICIDE Dutta, Anisha Free verse loss,