Home Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberRed Ink by Michelle Faulkner
Wildfire season - I inhale, and choke
On fiery air, try to blink away haze
But all the sunlight is full of smoke
Drizzling embers fall in a...

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Categories: fire, home, loss, recovery

NOW I LAY ME by Lyric Man
Now I lay me down to sleep
In my home that's really sweet
Had three large meals and a snack
There wasn't a hint of any lack
Comfortable shoes...

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Categories: loss, 7th grade, africa, angst,



B26-P14 IT'S LIKE A WONDERFUL THING by Jerry Wells
POEM 14 IT'S LIKE A WONDERFUL THING 



IT'S LIKE A WONDERFUL THING I FOUND YOU SO MANY YEARS AGO. 

IT'S LIKE A WONDERFUL THING THEN...

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Categories: loss, addiction, appreciation, father son,

Premium MemberHalf-Orphan by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Mother died
the day you were born
With tears of joy 
in her eyes,
her last breath was womb torn
A forty year journey    ending prematurely

Your...

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Categories: birth, death, loss, love,

Premium MemberAn Empty Husk by Gary Smith



We now dwell on different planes
Yet still I hear your voice.
Our parting, it was riven     
Neither made the choice. 

A dark...

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Categories: lonely, loss, love,

Love All Lonely Ones by Anil Deo
 A 
 loan 
 a loaner 
 home or car 
 separate lives 
 alone  AT  home 
 but  NEVER ...

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Categories: loss, allegory, death, god, inspirational,

Premium MemberEverything will be fine by Viv Wigley

Oscar made his last trip to the vet,
in tears with empty basket, you came home,
mourning the loss of more than just a pet
that sat with...

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Categories: loss,

Sepsis by Brian Cochran
I feel you like a gaping wound,
A great fetid, gangrenous maw
That will never close.
I feel  you eating me alive, 
Your disease,
Penetrating brain and bone
Psyche...

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Categories: loss, addiction, dark, desire, life,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part IV by David Welch
IV.
The bandits jolted as slugs struck home hard,
only one was able to shoot back,
Meredith’s horse reared, and tossed her off,
she slammed to the ground and...

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Categories: loss, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

LadyBug Baby Love by Megan Leasure
Although I'll never know you,
Even though you were not mine,
I love you more than words can say
Even past the end of time. 

I dream of...

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Categories: baby, blessing, loss, my

Rose by Klaudia Barylska
I once gave a rose to the sun,
As a confession of thank you’s and warmth.

It was a rose found in a beautiful garden next to...

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Categories: bible, loneliness, lonely, loss,

Way Too Close To Home by M.P. Shaudd
Im sitting here in disbelief
Of the news I heard today
Try'n to come to grips with the signs I missed
That are now here on display

I can't...

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Categories: loss, death, friend, friendship, hurt,

Family Remembers, Part II by David Welch
II-Marie

It was two full days after this charade
when Marie was told the grim news,
her ex-husband had been shanked in prison,
killed by two illegal alien youths.

When...

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Categories: loss, anger, dark, divorce, family,

Vegas by Carissa Marie
Tomorrow tastes like broken hearts
Pickling in a Las Vegas casino

One more card
For shame
But the dog is at home with fleas
And there's no work on Saturdays

No...

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Categories: absence, angst, depression, loss,

Through The Keyhole Darkly by Kurt Philip Behm
Through the keyhole darkly,
  he could now remember his name

Through the keyhole darkly,
  his medicine kicked in once again

Through the keyhole darkly,
 ...

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Categories: loss, memory,

Lines Written in Sorrow for Nigeria by Chime Justice Ndubuisi
I could hear in my head their thousand shrill cries
While their homes burn, their throats slit,
Unpleasant thoughts of the bloods of the innocent
Bring sadness and...

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Categories: loss, anger, corruption, death, evil,

The Honky-Tonk Ghost, Part I by David Welch
Janet went down to the honky-tonk
for some line-dancing and some beer,
down to a joint called ‘Edna Mae’s,’
she always had a good time here.
Old Edna, tattooed,...

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Categories: dance, jealousy, loss, lust,

Vietnam and the grace of God by Donna Newton
The daughter of a lucky Vietnam marine, 
 his only child is my husband you see
lucky because he made it out alive,
aware of the alternative..
as...

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Categories: loss, father, war,

IOU by M.P. Shaudd
He wrote a novel, with just 3 letters, on his headstone
A novel, that was different, to everyone
Timeless, yet eternally grateful
He left thanks, for all those...

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Categories: loss, appreciation, death, family, feelings,

Goodbye by Sandra Weiss
My heart is more than just broken.
There were so many words unspoken.

Nothing seems to matter as much,
things feel so cold to the touch.

The color that...

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Categories: death, goodbye, loss, sad,