Daughter Loss Poems

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


Three Fine, Well-Tended Graves, Part I by David Welch
Rudolph Sperry was a ranch-owner’s son,
and rode hard for his Circle-S brand,
helping punchers herd cattle 'cross the plains,
in Nebraska’s western Sand Hill lands,
he wasn’t that...

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Categories: loss, courage, family, growth, hero,

Waiting For Daddy by R. e. taylor
Waiting For Daddy

How long will she have to wait
Her daddy was taken away
Just a few days after she was born
He was taken to a distant...

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Categories: dad, daughter, loss, sad,



The Captain by roger turner
He sat all alone, drinking jim beam and coke

Looking out as the waves crashed ashore

He kept to himself, drinking jim beam and coke

As the storm...

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Categories: loss, america, bereavement, child, dad,

The Price of a Normal Life, Part III by David Welch
Bud’s eyes went wide, and he tried to speak,
But the older man’s stare shut him down.
“Let me tell you, vagrant with no folks,
the words that...

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Categories: loss, adventure, conflict, family, growth,

The Price of a Normal Life, Part II by David Welch
Hours later Bud rode a spent, tired horse,
covered in grit and grime from the chase,
as he went he came upon a well-built ranch,
painted white, a...

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Categories: loss, adventure, conflict, family, growth,

Mother by Besma Riabi Dziri
Mother
Revered, hallowed
No pulse throbbing
My everlasting need and longing
Precious....

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Categories: longing, loss, mother daughter,

I'll Settle Down Some Day, Part I by David Welch
Grant Murchison was a ranch-raised young man,
Arizona territory was his land,
Six-foot tall, and blonde around the head,
Raised by good parents, even well read,
The whole dang...

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Categories: addiction, celebration, death, loss,

Georgia Ruby by fauxcroft wade
I would say I miss you

But I never got to meet you

I got to hold you

But I never got to see your smile,

I got to...

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Categories: loss, daughter, father daughter, hurt,

Premium MemberAbuse by Lansell Taudevin

You weep without tears for a son now long gone. 
But that is a lie.
Tears flow without being summoned,
When you don’t expect them.
Recalling a laugh,
or...

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Categories: loss, anger, child abuse, children,

Premium MemberThe Upside-Down Umbrellas by Amy Sell
My dad made large upside-down umbrellas which I’m told
Won't keep the water above us from hitting us as we walk the road
But will hold the...

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Categories: loss, analogy, dad, death, environment,

Soon Enough, Part II by David Welch
...The wedding was planned for that fifth year,
but when it came Rob sadly did say:
“I’m being deployed, they’re put us on alert,
I’m sorry love, but...

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Categories: angst, life, loss, love,

Sorrow by Wendy Boutin
See my heart stopped today and I felt it drop to my stomach,
where 2 babies lay, Except now there 1 wasn't.
I went to the doctor...

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Categories: loss, baby, father, father daughter,

The Man That He Once Was, Part I by David Welch
In better times, Anders Throne once was
a good husband and loving father,
married to his sweetheart, Rosie Smith,
who’d grown on the Chesapeake waters.

He worked as a...

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Categories: loss, anger, character, faith, hurt,

Premium MemberAt the Seat of the Catacombs of Amygdala by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton


 
"At the Seat of the Catacombs of Amygdala"



 
"...the curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger...

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Categories: daughter, imagery, journey, loss,

Premium MemberI Hope It Never Happens To You by Tom Cunningham

I got home late from working one night
My eyes felt painful, they didn't feel right
I said to my wife “my eyes feel strange"
She said “it...

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Categories: daughter, depression, lonely, loss,

Premium MemberWhy by Heidi Sands
Tears fallen in solemn places
With questions why you left,
Even with the threats
Why didn’t you fight for the most important part of your life?
A mystery remains
Brewing...

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Categories: heartbreak, longing, loss, pain,

Kit Kat by Morgan Flodman
Mom,
why are you giving me such a liking for this Kit Kat?

A bar,
comprised of delectable, smooth chocolate,
 ambrosial by just running my tongue over it

So...

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Categories: child, chocolate, happiness, loss,

Veteran's Day 2017 by MATTHEW harris
I just learned (via email) 
  from a close paternal relative Pamela Noblitt
that my paternal grandfather (Aaron Harris), 
   when in his...

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Categories: loss, america, conflict, courage, dad,

New world by Priscilla Oliva
You departed this world 
Why? I was only ten! 
I miss you so.
Time please make a detour.

Good-bye pain and sufferring
Welcome to the new earth.
Dad I'm...

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Categories: loss, dad, death, earth, father,

Premium MemberI WISH by Line Gauthier
With Dad now gone
If I could I wish…
I would give you a world cruise
I wish I could…
Buy you a ticket for an endless cruise around...

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Categories: loss, absence, cheer up, dream,