Memory Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberTell Me I'll Be Okay by Susan Gentry
I feel your essence with each breath of air
      In thoughts throughout the day...
      ...

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Categories: loss, absence, bereavement, change, death

Premium MemberThe Essence of Soft Shadows by Heidi Sands
The essence of soft shadows remind me 
Of memories that carry pain from loss
But are softened by the love once shared
Before life came to an...

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Categories: loss, memory, pain,



Death Becomes Me by Rebecca Huxley
You’re within  me
Talking, stalking
In the guise of a false memory

Arbiter of what is and is not
A cloaked and shadowed form
Whom I had hoped to...

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Categories: loss, abortion, bereavement, depression, grief,

wallpaper by roger turner
The room was dank and dreary
The past hung in the air
There was a scent of mildew
A smell of history was there
The paint was old and...

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Categories: loss, family, memory, nostalgia,

An Emotional Journey by Andrew Crisci
I seem to have forgotten how happy
I greeted time, although it lasted briefly;
youth is that phase of life when every thought
is free and delightful allowing...

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Categories: loss, anxiety, feelings, first love,

Three and ninepence ha'penny by John Smallshaw

The clanking of the mills
memories of tramping up
the grassy hills
the river banks
Francs
the tap of clogs
whippets and other dogs
some still here, but
most are thee'r where
the past...

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Categories: loss, memory,

Premium MemberLost and Foundering by Stephe Watson
I look out on the
wide whole world
and, in the new morning's 
Light,
I take measure of all
that
is not yet
Lost.

And
all that is
not yet
Found.

The clouds, now
reveal
to the out-turned...

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Categories: bird, loss, nature, philosophy,

Acceptance by I.Spit.Ink SaruhRosen
Your name comes to my lips
when I kiss and reach bliss
yet you have naught to do with it

This unconscious rememberance is recognition of how
I hold...

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Categories: desire, divorce, imagery, loss,

Premium MemberIs ARANJUEZ a pining after the composer's mother by T Wignesan
Is ARANJUEZ a pining after the composer's mother ?

(Joaquin Rodrigo - 1901-1999 - who composed the " Aranjuez " concerto on piano in 1938/9 and...

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Categories: loss, how i feel, longing,

If I should fade by fauxcroft wade
When the lights fade from my eyes

or my thoughts no longer linger

within my conscious mind,

should it appear as if you see within me

no sunrise nor...

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Categories: loss, farewell, freedom, grief, light,

Lily by Christopher Goss
That table was where sunlight came to die
Hold on to the sweet memory
As it fades like succulent steak

The shadows creep in
All the dancing children outside
Come...

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Categories: angst, dark, grief, loss,

Premium MemberYour Life A Jewel Unto Me by Robert Lindley

    Your Life A Jewel Unto Me

    O' long departed friend,
    wandering ghost in this dark...

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Categories: loss, art, beauty, dream, heartbreak,

I'm Undead -Warm Bodies Inspired 2nd by PJ Gongora
I have a heart not pumping not feeling
It hangs on my chest serving no purpose
I want it to hurt but it got nothing
Dried all up...

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Categories: loss, absence, death, depression, emotions,

And in the End by Steve Zak
And in the end, we had become lovers anchored by memories, 
stitched together with random bits and pieces. Two people who had run out of...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love,

GRANDMA'S TREASURES by Cyndi Cegalis
We rummage through the belongings, 
     looking at this and that;
judging the fine china, 
     laughing at...

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Categories: family, loss, memory,

Premium MemberMemories and Mourning by Susan Ashley

Trickle tender tears - those that take their time
born to bathe and baptize bereavement
free delivery from a fragile flower of forlorn feelings ~

aged and alone
senescent...

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Categories: bereavement, emotions, grief, loss,

They Took My Darling Away From Me by Andrew Crisci
We spent the Holidays together,
Jimmy was a great guy always
welcoming his guests at the door;
Barbara was his wife: a fine lady
with gentle and affectionate ways...
her...

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Categories: grief, longing, loss, memory,

Premium MemberWhat I've been given by Heidi Sands
As the snow melts slow
In the sunlight’s sparkling glow
I recall when everything disappeared
Consumed by all I feared

So sudden, you were gone away
No time for what...

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Categories: appreciation, care, loss, memory,

Your Mother Is Now Gone by The Brooklyn Six Project
Your mother is now gone 
But, you can still hear her voice 
She will always be there in spirit 
To help you make the right...

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Categories: loss, memory, sad,

Premium MemberA light tap upon heaven's door by Rick Parise

She came unannounced
A light tap upon my door
Greeting me with a loving smile
Sweet eyes to adore

A pentacle of beauty
A spirit of lasting light
She shared all...

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Categories: beauty, birth, death, loss,