Birthday Loss Poems

These Birthday Loss poems are examples of Loss poems about Birthday. These are the best examples of Loss Birthday poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberHalf-Orphan by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Mother died
the day you were born
With tears of joy 
in her eyes,
her last breath was womb torn
A forty year journey    ending prematurely

Your...

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Categories: birth, death, loss, love,

As Loss Is Not Allowed by Bernard F. Asuncion
M-ind
A-nd
Y-our

G-oal
E-agerly
R-each
S-uccess
A-s
L-oss
I-s
N-ot
A-llowed

Topic: Birthday of May V. Gersalina (May 30) 
Form: Vertical Monocrostic...

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Categories: loss, birthday,



Premium MemberBirthday roses by Agnes Krampe
The childhood roses arched high on the trellises –
red blossoms, on my June birthday.
I felt like a princess in her summer castle.

Rewilded, now the roses...

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Categories: age, life, loss,

Premium MemberAn Unexpected Tale - The Golden Oriole Lost and Found by Victor Buhagiar
As Martin gazed at the girl he believed her a nymph.
Pipes continued with their haunting melody. 
"I’d never thought such exotic places existed…
Especially here in...

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Categories: loss, love,

Premium MemberThe Stars by Michelle Faulkner
The call comes late-
As it seem destined to
The luxury of sleep is lost
For longer than tonight

We drive through the passage
Of one day to the next
Ghosts...

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Categories: death, goodbye, loss, sad,

Premium MemberLachrymal Language by Carol Connell
Salty splashes dot her cheeks as
        she gazes in wonder upon her newborn.
     ...

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Categories: loss, baby, cry, death, joy,

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Categories: grief, growing up, loss,

Premium MemberA Telegram from the Queen by Kevin Shaw
A Telegram from the Queen

An interview with Maisie Widdop,
On her very special day.
Her telegram from the queen has arrived,
and has something, she wants to say.

Maisie...

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Categories: loss, adventure, april, birthday, dream,

Cain and Abel by Chris Peers
I'm walking in the places we used to play,
I hear the laughter of the boys and girls,
I hear the happy songs we used to sing,
we...

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Categories: loss, abuse, brother, bullying, childhood,

Two Special Men by Dalene Deale-Rowe
Two Special Men
By Dalene Deale-Rowe

I think of you both, so very often
And pray each year that the longing will soften
 I wish I could say...

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Categories: appreciation, father, grandfather, loss,

The Vietnam War by curtis johnson
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Categories: america, loss, memorial day,

Unfair by Sara Chansarkar
Chilly nights with days so warm
And filled with promising sunlight
Would golden October cause him harm?
Our own trooper, putting up the fight

The sixth, his birthday brought...

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Categories: death, father, loss,

Penelope Alecknavage by matthew harris
Penelope Alecknavage nee perskin whose death aye assay
to comprehend, this son of the late Harriet Harris - 
   November thirteenth 2016 marked her...

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Categories: loss, absence, beautiful, bereavement, death,

Premium MemberIn My Deep Darkness by Robert Lindley
(In Chains, Bound By My Deep Darkness)

In my deep darkness,

sun and moon did not shine
In my deep darkness
life and love were never mine
In my deep...

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Categories: loss, anger, bereavement, cancer, death,

Breath by Mel Brake
Three men were hanging 
On the balance of life

One man dreams on a full lunar eclipse
That a black door was about to close
And an orange...

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Categories: loss, allegory, angst, dark, emotions,

Walking On shadows by Bhanu Siva Krishna
I am so young,
For the song I sung.
I am so old,
For my jewels of gold.

A poet is a peppermint of ideas,
And a serpent of mistakes.
They...

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Categories: irony, life, loss, pain,

Loss for Life by Mel Brake
Loss is harder than hard
A friend says that her mother’s funeral was hard
I lost three in less than three days-my job, one of my friends...

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Categories: loss, birth, blessing, change, death,

WHAT IF A DAY COMES WITHOUT ME by Pretty Selowa
What If I fall today off the edge of life,
My blood too cold to flow,
My ears deaf to the sounds made by you who are...

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Categories: loss, absence, death, dedication, imagination,

Rest In Peace, Son by Wade Greenlee
Twenty-five years ago
you were placed in my arms
My first child and my only child
Truly, the most wonderful gift I have ever received

A beautiful boy who...

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Categories: loss, birthday, death, father son,

I wish you were here---- by Deborrah Ann Stenberg
 In memory of Ann Mary Pospisil Stenberg

I wish you were here 
For one more birthday to honor your presence.   For one more...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, blessing, grandmother, grief,



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