Childhood Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberLittle Plush Bunny by Gregory R Barden

Little Plush Bunny, don't be sad,
You'll only be here for a day,
While your boy is gone away -
He's a busy little lad ...
(Don't fuss about...

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Categories: appreciation, childhood, loss, love,

Raw Reality by Author Rhonda Kay Hero
Waking again to the Raw Reality that your gone.
I tell myself every moment you will call but you don't.
I wait daily to hear your voice...

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Categories: childhood, death, loss, mother



Premium MemberThe Loss of Innocense by John Gondolf
As I was walking late one night along a downtown street
I came upon a sad, sad sight that led to hope’s deplete.

The painted ladies paced...

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Categories: loss, growing up, innocence, sad,

Home by JW Nugent
HOME

The family is very excited
happy to see me come home
they know I have changed,
but they have changed as well.

Their eyes are worried wary,
their expressions oddly...

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Categories: loss, betrayal, conflict, confusion, culture,

Premium MemberWant to See Me Cry - Here Goes by Roof Missing
So what do you think it would take to make
A poor poet, a man past his prime, for sure,
Cry, for long opaque reservoirs of mineral...

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Categories: loss, pain,

Curiosity's Possession by Juliet Ligon
Without fencing, she tended her vegetable garden.
An openness rested in an unknown place.
A fragrant, floral scent rendered her pardon,
as well as a monarch butterfly's chase.

His...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, butterfly, childhood, freedom,

My wish by Lebo Bopalamo
There was a time to see beyond the stars
Then I could choose one at leisure
Slightly asunder,
uninhabited and forlorn
Then I could sway it free…
There was a...

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Categories: childhood, loss,

The Old Old-West Town by David Welch
Weeds and grass grow in the cracks
of sun-faded, crumbling pavement,
a parking lot that once was full
of stressed parents and cowboys nascent.
A grand sign over the...

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Categories: loss, appreciation, childhood, eulogy, history,

SCARS by ian munywe
SCARS
Take a long look,
visualize.
Do you see the scars,
countless as the stars?
As an infant my frame,
was flawless faultless.
But the world had to imprint,
its indelible ink.
Or so...

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Categories: loss, childhood, deep, how i

Premium MemberThere Is A View by Sandra Haight
There Is A View


There is a view that haunts me so
and breaks my heart each time I pass.
Although it happened long ago,
strong memories of past...

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Categories: home, loss,

Mother by Sean Taylor
All through the years
The crying in the night
All through the tears
You were my shining light

Those first steps of walking
Stumbling and falling
Those first words of talking
To...

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Categories: death, life, loss, mom,

A MOTHER by Lesa Rodden
				
A MOTHER

I often sit and daydream and
wonder what it would’ve been like
to grow up with a mother’s love 
instead of fearing how hard she will...

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Categories: abuse, childhood, loss, mother,

Premium MemberOne Stone, a Childhood Treasure Relinquished by Andrea Dietrich
Out back, he dug a hole in which he placed his old friend’s corpse.

Atop the grave, he pressed one stone, a childhood treasure relinquished

when he...

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Categories: loss,

Premium MemberWE TWO by Vickie Thayer
Beneath,
A Weeping Willow,
Swinging,
I Weep Too,
My Toes Aroused,
Tickling A Mornings Dew,
Laughing,
Because It Reminds Me,
Of We Two,
When,
We Played Barefoot,
Me And You,
Swinging,
Above Grass So Wet,
From Tears We Wept,
While...

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Categories: loss, child abuse, childhood, grief,

Once upon a time by Lekha Sharma
Once upon a time I used to smile..
Not as dull not as fragile

A time under the clear blues,
And on the up-hill crawls,
Now changing all its...

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Categories: loss, betrayal, childhood, depression, hate,

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,

Yesterday's Fields by Robert Broadbent
Yesterday’s Fields

In the fields of imagination,
In the long lost yesterday,
All around, were laughter sounds
When the children came to play,
The grasses bounced to thumping feet,
The trees...

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Categories: change, childhood, loss,

Premium MemberIf I see you again by Jon K
I hear footsteps,
at least I think that's what they are
there were some before
many in fact
it is hard to discern if they are coming or going...

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Categories: loss, death, death of a

Premium MemberHer Willow Weeps by Gregory R Barden

Like a hush sentinel, the old willow stood guard ...

His branches, stout arms that held her safe in childhood,

Supple limbs hugged and flexed when e'er...

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Categories: childhood, loss, nature, sad

Premium MemberThat Dark Day, Our Childhood Castle Was Felled by Robert Lindley
That Dark Day, Our Childhood Castle Was Felled

Deed was dark, day of its felling
deafening that mighty crash!
Tragic this tale of the telling
thoughtless men, acting so...

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Categories: childhood, loss, love, memory,