Health Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberMyriad of Scars by Heidi Coon
Long ago, before she was ever hunted by the beast,
She had only drank from the cool river of freedom.
One fateful day it happened; she was...

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Categories: loss, appreciation, change, hope, inspirational,

HSIIAA by Eugene Harvey
A companion like no other
Of a rose forever in bloom

A gentle calming presence
Of valued relief assumed

A memoriam of dedication
Of a quiet peace-loving soul

A perfect guardian...

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Categories: loss, animal, appreciation, best friend,



Somebody Stop Me by Jimmi Canada
Out of breathe,
scentless,
making up an address to write stark notes to in intense ways as I intonate in jest,
Somebody swims within me,
I let bread be...

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Categories: loss, animal, appreciation, health, introspection,

Premium MemberYou're Fired by Gerald Dillenbeck
I'm sorry to have to tell you,
but we're laying you off,
effective immediately.
But, please don't feel too badly about this.
It's nothing personal.

It feels personal,
maybe because I'm...

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Categories: loss, business, caregiving, health, humor,

Premium MemberSacred Holes by Gerald Dillenbeck
Death leaves a sacred hole
where once lived a whole relationship
with both potential future
and a now more cherished past

Still seen
and heard
and smelled,
tasted and felt, sensed
and incensed
through...

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Categories: loss, birth, death, health, integrity,

Premium MemberWhy Bad Things Happen to Good People by Michael Vacek
Security. Health. Dignity. Life.
Nothing remains, only strife.
Lost, robbed, taken with force;
Cruel, wanton, with no remorse;
Reason, logic, sense cannot dispel;
Offering only, a glimpse of Hell.

No true...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, destiny, evil, grief,

Premium MemberImmortal Mortality by Gerald Dillenbeck
Which is the truest measure of a life,
the leaf's annual departure
into Earth's compost pile?

Or the tree's root system
of timeless regenerational reforestation
slow-growing interdependent organic species?

Yes.
Both short-flowered...

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Categories: health, life, loss, love,

Premium MemberThe Senior Center by Gerald Dillenbeck
The Senior Center was a beehive of active waiting
to die.

Bingo
but not ballroom dancing.

Knitting
but not garden expansions.

Physical therapy
but not yoga
and not chi gong,
much less mindful meditations
sung...

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Categories: loss, age, earth, faith, health,

Premium MemberHealth Loss WarGames by Gerald Dillenbeck
As I transitioned from high school
to the University of Michigan,
one of the leading national health and safety issues
was painfully violent loss of Vietnamese and U.S....

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Categories: loss, america, conflict, confusion, growing

Premium MemberSucceeding Days by Gerald Dillenbeck
How old was I
when each succeeding year
each successive year
became each falling year,
each failing year?

How old was I
when each year fell away
as did each month and...

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Categories: age, health, loss, love,

Premium MemberMaking Hay by Gerald Dillenbeck
Make hay while the sun shines.

I grew up as a closeted polypathic nature-mystic
on a marginal, at best, family farm
in Michigan.

This farm was my embryonic home,
an...

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Categories: loss, depression, family, farm, health,

Premium MemberUntimely Silence by Gerald Dillenbeck
Most folks I loved
died when I was in my thirties.
Not just people,
but our San Francisco bohemian mecca lifestyle,
our 365 days and nights celebration
turned into an...

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Categories: loss, depression, destiny, grief, health,

Premium MemberNaked RedMeat Emperors by Gerald Dillenbeck
RE: Continuing RedMeat Only,
much less any Green Leafy Salads

Abraham Lincoln thought it politically unhealthy,
and probably economically unwise,
to disinvest his Cabinet,
much less his entire Constitutionally incorporated...

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Categories: loss, anti bullying, body, emotions,

Premium MemberGround of Becoming by Gerald Dillenbeck
Aristotle thought happiness is the foundation of existence.
Since then, others have worried that maybe survival is closer 
to their own more suffering experience.

I don't exactly...

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Categories: loss, conflict, games, happiness, health,

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,

Premium MemberHEAR EAR by JAN ALLISON
Over recent months I’ve had trouble with my hearing…
Misinterpreting what is being said isn’t so endearing


Take a step back and think of all the things...

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Categories: loss, health, how i feel,

Everybody Leaves by Manoj Kumar
Every human is born as a single entity
Without emotional ties, feelings or an identity
Relations and feelings are achieved in the home and hearth
Soon after the...

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Categories: loss, lost,

Ophelia And Thomas by Mikayla Borchard
A young woman was walking in the woods 
She saw an echidna, it was love at first sight
So Ophelia sat down next to him
And he...

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Categories: death, engagement, loss, love,

Humanities enemy by Tanis Troutman
Can you hear me reproduce
Good luck finding out the truth 

I know you cannot see me
You'll never know where I'll be 

You feed me well,...

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Categories: loss, body, cancer, corruption, health,

Premium MemberFarewell Finale by Gerald Dillenbeck
Enjoy our parting day
the young girl child,
now full-grown wise Elder,
reminded me,
the brother she had taught to flex male muscle
without overbearing her Sister Gaia powers.

On this...

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Categories: age, earth, goodbye, loss,