Holiday Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberAn incomplete love story by Viv Wigley

Nineteen ninety-one, just four years in,
love's first blossoms wilting, with little peace,
and, straining underneath its fragile skin
resentment, like hot magma, sought release.
A revelation reared its...

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Categories: loss, love,

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,



Dear Dad by Dxanna Monroe
Dear Dad, 
Hey I miss you, been a good long two years since I had seen you. I was just thinking about the jokes you used...

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Categories: loss, angel, blessing, death, father,

Now I'm Free by Mike Gentile
Now I’m free to stay out all day, no schedule to follow
No need to stop home before going to the gym

Now I’m free from walks...

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Categories: animal, cancer, dog, loss,

Sad Comes From Happy by M.P. Shaudd
Sad comes from happy
But how can that be
At this time of year
With gifts by the tree

As we look back on life
And its memories
We miss those...

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Categories: grief, holiday, 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 MemberSECRET LOVE PANTOUM - EMOTIVE WRITE by JAN ALLISON
I always think of you on the first of May
Recalling the New York Mining Disaster
What a tragedy it ruined my holiday
For whom the bell tolls...

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Categories: death, loss, memory, miss

At least she hopes by Megan Johnson
Once upon a time there was a girl. 
A girl who had  a good heart. 
She tried to help everyone. 
Everyone except herself. 
Once...

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Categories: loss, absence, break up, depression,

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,

Border Fence by Lindsay Laurie
The flush of spring has bought new life to romp in greening feed,
along the border with the forest where domestic flocks do breed.
Managed through the...

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Categories: dog, farm, loss,

Light has returned by Aaron Parent
Darkness filled my soul 
Every time I watched you go 
Knowing not if you felt for me 
The same way I felt for thee. 
Miscommunication...

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Categories: loneliness, lonely, loss, love,

beware by nick armbrister jimmy boom semtex
The Complete Nick Armbrister Poetry Collection Volume 3 1996 - 2013
Copyright 2014 Nick Armbrister
ISBN - 978-1-326-06538-6

my poem based on true events, out of my book

Beware
Brit...

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Categories: death, holiday, loss, sad,

Unrelenting Loneliness by Faye Gibson
Yesterday I was oblivious and carefree,
looking forward to seeing you, 
talking with you on the phone - 
your teasing voice glimmering with laughter . ....

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Categories: death, grief, loneliness, loss,

The Face of the Buddha by L. J. Carber
( This poem is about the ' Killing Fields' of Cambodia, 1975-79,  where as many as 2 million people were murdered by the communist...

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Categories: loss, angst, bereavement, betrayal, corruption,

Premium MemberOnce Upon A Fragile May --Quatern by Carrie Richards
In the most fragile time of year,
it comes to me in pastel shades.
Florescent lights, and silent tears,
are memories, as color fades

A rain would come one...

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Categories: holiday, loss, mother,

Christmas Blue by Tim Ryerson
forget a short while
‘til the light of Christmas dims
and I remember…

For Andrea’s contest
...

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Categories: holiday, loss,

The Autumn Affect by Jesse James Forster
There's something unspecific about the autumn nights
A certain shade of color that uplifts my inner child's eyes
Beside a cashmere moon Venus and Jupiter shine bright
Complimented by...

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Categories: loss, august, autumn, child, childhood,

Looking Back at all of you by Elaine Roy
     Looking Back at all of you
				By Elaine Roy

Never knowing what life brings; I look back to remember all of you
Although,...

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Categories: hope, inspiration, loss, miss

Premium MemberRecovery by Carrie Richards
Relief will come
in little steps
each passing day
a small step
closer
to the edge
of life again...

a little piece
a little glimpse
of who we used to be

a holiday
has come and...

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Categories: grief, loss,

The ghost of love by kasim ishmael
Some times I can see above the clouds
But I can’t see what’s below
I hear your beautiful voice
But what you say I don’t know

Sometimes the rain...

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Categories: angst, life, lonely, loss,