Metaphor Loss Poems

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


Premium Memberdrowning in the ebon sky by Laura Loo
fragile   b r e a k    of dawn ascends,
crickets fall asleep,
         ...

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Categories: loss, metaphor,

Frozen Heart by Alycia Wheatley
Frozen Heart

There once was two lovers, one of them died.
Which shattered the heart if the other and made her cry.
The pain ran so deep,
She could...

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Categories: death, heart, longing, loss,



Premium MemberMister Z by Gregory R Barden

Splintered shivs of the mirror, life
     Memory strains my true visage
          Broken...

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Categories: analogy, life, loss, love

Premium MemberSilence That I Keep by Laura Loo
This silence that I keep leaves room for the unheard,
             so I take...

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Categories: deep, loss, metaphor,

Coffee lost by Matthew Wetter
A chilly, wet, spring day when the icy mud melts just enough to soak your socks before you've even gotten to the car,
And all you...

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Categories: loss, emotions, hyperbole, i miss

Premium MemberMelodic Compounds by Juli- Michelle
Keys pressing soft chords on the piano
No colors here, just black, white and gray
A single light shines into the room
Is it possible to sing your...

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Categories: anxiety, loss, metaphor, music,

Winter by Sitabz Garg
The sleepy morning 
woke 
with a shiver 
in the coldest 
night of the year
The sleepless birds
 charged
 into the sky 
And a snake 
wheeled further
...

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Categories: loss, art, death, imagery, imagination,

Premium MemberWhat Stirs the Darkness by Gregory R Barden

     What is that ... there ... in the darkness?

   What is that hollow creature, cold and callous,
 ...

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Categories: loss, analogy, innocence, introspection, life,

Reverse Chains Of The Suffered by Raven Tones
Shame me hit me with chains 

Train me how to feel sane

Tame me if you think that you can

Hate me if  do you wrong

Treat...

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Categories: absence, anger, depression, loss,

Pain is Rain by Darlington Chukwunyere
Pain is like rain, though painful it is yet gainful. 
For pain's sake we are abused, yet for pain's sake love is diffused. 
Pain is...

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Categories: inspiration, loss, metaphor, simile,

Twenty Twenty Envisioned by Raven Tones
20-20 vision is not strong enough to foresee 

The inevitable fate that will soon end my realty 

But one thing I do know for certain...

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Categories: absence, dark, depression, loss,

Firefly by Shubham Pal Chowdhury
Today after diwali night,
I was walking on the streets of light.
The winter is drawing nearer,
Just because the sky is  getting colder.
Then right out of...

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Categories: crush, loss, lost love,

Premium MemberDark Loss by Darren White
He tried to fly
flapped his wings

High above him
a dark duvet
drizzled sadness

Only yesterday,
or was it last week
his wings and feet
carried him

little raven
didn't remember

Carry me
carry me
he squeaked
to...

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Categories: loss, dark, metaphor, sick,

The Vagabond by Keith O.J. Hunt
The deep delved path winds in the wood,
chasing with ghost-breaths and leafy hoods,
arbor-brawn the winnowed path crooks along;
whispering with what future song?

To ill desire and...

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Categories: corruption, loneliness, loss, metaphor,

Premium MemberI Still Remember by Darren White
I know you from
   where we cannot be known 
      yet       ...

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Categories: loss, memory, metaphor,

The tree of life by Katherine Braithwaite
We are little leaves upon the tree
We  never did control our  tiny worlds
The tree of life; what power, what  mystery

With metaphor, it’s...

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Categories: allusion, animal, leaving, loss,

At full brightness by Diana Dinca
Blue was for her eyes so bright,
The sun was jealous of their light,
For that ocean-stained gaze
I’d sail directionless for days.

Red was for those lips I...

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Categories: absence, loss, love, meaningful,

Hellbound by Diana Dinca
I was Eurydice and you were my Orpheus,
But you never cared to look over your shoulder.
You fastened your pace and I failed to follow,
Left in...

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Categories: absence, loss, lost love,

I Ronin by Tomas Vincent Marra

True patience means bearing the unbearable 


Once I 
Lived 
bushido
At Heart.
Served my lord, 
Wielding carbon
And steel
In fidelity.

Cast aside,
I have
No master now.
I will not taste 
My...

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Categories: loss, change, devotion, freedom, identity,

The riddle of ages by Amy Zhao
It is a dagger,
So bright, so sharp.
One flash,
Your whole life before your eyes.

It is the barest touch of a Whisper,
A shadowed Wraith,
Following, seeking, prowling, murdering.
It...

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Categories: evil, fear, loss, meaningful,