Christmas Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberDepth of my pain by Heidi Sands
A simple phone call led to a plunge into suffering
Hyperventilating, from news of the sudden death of my friend
I gather my words and travel silently...

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Categories: death, grief, loss, pain,

Christmas 2015 by Kathryn Sweeney
I dreamed you were in our bedroom, (two weeks after you died)
sitting on the edge of the 
faded winter quilt,
your index finger pointing at me,
your...

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Categories: loss,



Premium MemberThis Time of Year- For Jean Jack by Eileen Manassian
I smiled at you as you sang Christmas song
you stood enthronged by others, bringing cheer
my heart was sad; it thought of all that's wrong
and why...

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Categories: loss, mother,

Premium MemberThe Attic by Rhoda Tripp
They're treasures to me, so I don't mind.
My Aunt Ellie in tow, right behind.
I climb the ladder, lift wooden door.
There are piles of stuff strewn...

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Categories: bereavement, christmas, holiday, loss,

Premium MemberWish I knew you when I was young by Viv Wigley

I remember the first day well,
with your glorious bright red hair you burst into the room
like a struck match,and everyone's face lit up.
Model, comedienne, everyone's...

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Dont cry daddy by Chris Peers
A warm fire burned slowly in the hearth,
Darjeeling tea was brewing in the pot,
a dead King was singing about a blue Christmas,
a mother of six...

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Categories: cancer, death, loss, mother,

Moony Face by Tony Kirk
She with her moony face
and fairground stare.
Her rounded  eyes over arching.
Me, 
On an asteroid collision.
A pure vision and 
Me, 
On a mission.

Her gipsy dress...

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Categories: break up, loss, love,

Overfed by STANLEY Harris
>Overfed
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author.
And Poetry Soup Honourably Mentioned.

Are you feeling overfed?   Do you enjoy stuffing your head?
Actually I meant your...

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Categories: cat, food, loss, mum,

A Christmas Funeral by RONNY MADONSELA
I had to cry on the inside,
As aunty laid spread on the Kitchen floor weeping.
She somewhat gathered herself and stood sobbing,
“They shot him” were words...

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Categories: loss, drug, , Lullaby,

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,

the sin in suffering by Jayne Eggins
If I could take away the pain
and make a story change track,
If it could stem the flow of tide
to chase the darkness back

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To see the...

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Categories: loss, cry, death, death of

Perhaps by subilaga blessings mulaga jana
I am not sure I feel pain anymore
Perhaps it is the numbness in my soul
Stricken by the frailty of my heart
That has mercilessly been an...

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Categories: loss, anger, faith, hope, loneliness,

A Christmas girlfriend by kasim ishmael
Santa whats wrong with you
did u forget me
Why is there no girlfriend
Under my Christmas tree

You know I been a good boy
Didn't give any trouble this...

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Categories: loss, christmas, for her, girlfriend,

Deck the halls For Christmas Carols contest by Sarah Bryant
Deck the halls with photos of me
I know you miss me
I miss you too
But I am always there
Always watching you from above

We have memories of...

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Categories: loss, absence, bereavement, christmas, grief,

Premium MemberTHIS CHRISTMAS by Julie Grenness
This Christmas we want a cure for Cancer....
Cancer, that grave callous dancer,
We've all been touched by Cancer's Grim Reaper,
This a malady that knows no barriers,
This...

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Categories: loss, angst, cancer, death, health,

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,

Widow Christmas - Get Low by Tim Ryerson
Began in September
(Watching it grow)

A smoldering ember
(Black-orange glow)

October, November
(Can’t let them know)

Half past thru December
(Hope it won’t show)

Don’t think I remember
(Feeling so low)
...

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Categories: christmas, depression, holiday, loss,

A Lifetime Ago by Jack Clark
We used to swing a swing
And the Merry’d go round
But only in my dreams
Can such things now be found

Turn back the clock
And let it be...

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Categories: loss, absence, best friend, family,

Three Tuesdays by Humble Poet
My dearest Anna,

It has been three Tuesdays since I lost you.
I will never forget seeing you, just lying there.
I went to our regular coffee shop,...

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Categories: loneliness, longing, loss, love,

LOW by Darrell Hoover
I don’t want to live without you… I have never been this low…
Christmas seems cold and lonely, and I just want to go…
Nothing gives me...

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Categories: angst, loss,