Nostalgia Loss Poems

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


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,

Premium MemberDUSTY GLORY DAYS by Line Gauthier


A tired voice and less engaged
You sit there nonchalantly
Never noticing my glance
As I casually look your way

Sitting in awkward silence
Downward weary eyes hollow
As distant as...

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Categories: age, life, loss, nostalgia,



Premium MemberOne, Nine and Sixteen by Nina Parmenter
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust,
Too tricky for arthritic hands to thread,
Her body had betrayed her, cutting dead
Half-knitted dreams and wistful wanderlust.

Her mind though, fresh...

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Categories: age, loss, nostalgia, poetry,

Nevermore by Randy Steele
We went to that "holler" each summer vacation
Near one hundred acres of mountainside trees
I'd wake up at dawn, take flight to my station
Down at the...

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Categories: fun, grandmother, loss, nature,

SCARS by ian munywe
SCARS
Take a long look,
visualize.
Do you see the scars,
countless as the stars?
As an infant my frame,
was flawless faultless.
But the world had to imprint,
its indelible ink.
Or so...

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Categories: loss, childhood, deep, how i

Premium MemberFLEETING TIME by Line Gauthier


all time foolishly taken for granted
in hindsight ever fleeting
once spent gone forever 


Submitted on January 31, 2018 for PREMIERE CONTEST NO.16 sponsored by SKAT A...

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Categories: introspection, loss, nostalgia, time,

The Sea-Cook's Lover, Part II by David Welch
...One night I asked who it was,
she said,”Just a man I used to know.”
She would never say more than that,
so I decided wisely to let...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, lost love,

The Sea-Cook's Lover, Part I by David Welch
A young woman named Meredith
took a cook’s job on a great ship,
raven-haired and dark of eyes,
she stood slender as a whip.

For five years she traveled...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, lost love,

Loss by Christopher Flaherty
Melancholy 
Nostalgia 
A homage to the past 
That encompasses bored Sunday's 
We spent together 
Looking out the bay windows 
In inclement weather 
Beside a log...

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Categories: loss, absence,

Snapshots by roseann geiger
I remember angles
lots of angles
shoulders, elbows, jaw
and Old Spice.
I remember a voice like gravel
angular, uneven, an instantly soothing
like water spilling over rocks.
I remember a well...

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Categories: loss, family, grandfather, imagery, life,

Premium MemberWe Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought by Robert Lindley
We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought

We had time, eternity or so we thought
days of sunshine, picnics in flowering fields.
In life and in love,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, happiness, loss,

Premium MemberGONE by Line Gauthier
Another generation
Wiped off the face of the earth
With its untold stories
Buried secrets
Unreachable depths
Irretrievable treasures
Souls from the past
Shrouded in grey clouds
Dissipating in the distance
Gone in a...

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Categories: family, funeral, journey, loss,

Premium MemberOur New Home by Kevin Shaw
Our New Home

There is a rainbow over the stadium,
Team colours, Claret and Amber Gold.
A place that holds so many memories,
and the stories, that have been...

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Categories: childhood, football, home, loss,

Depersonalized, same as being dead by Rebecca Valdivia
I remember the dream of who I was,
When I was; Now I feel I don't exist
Not even when I slit my wrist
I am stuck in...

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Categories: anxiety, loss, mental illness,

The walls by faiz ahmad
The walls,
Surround him as,
He locks himself up,
In the suffocating chamber of nostalgia,
They draw nearer, as,
He frantically runs from corner to,
Corner.

Altering colors,
As they advance menacingly,
To converge...

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Categories: loss, abuse, anxiety, break up,

Nostalgia by Christopher Goss
A thick quilt of dust
A strong odor of musk
A cracked photograph
Dead sunlight streaming
On the floor 
Where I spent my days dreaming
Of where I'd be
A grown...

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Categories: loss, death, grandmother, i miss

Heirloom - B by John Michaels
obvious fake
priceless
Grandma’s ring

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(C) John C Michaels, March 2017...

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Categories: bereavement, death, farewell, loss,

Premium MemberHe Runs by Darren White
He runs
Shoes barely touch gravel.
His breath
     shallow and fast gasps
     in mouthful gulps of speed and need.
And...

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Categories: dance, life, loss, nostalgia,

fragile and delicate by Davin Payne
on my knees
i pushed deep into the earth
as if reaching for something dear
i have lost

an act of desperation 
experienced and guided
finding my way back
hardened by...

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Categories: loss, death, future, humanity, imagination,

Premium MemberA Life in Monochrome by Victor Buhagiar
Black or white?
How can that be?  I’m sure
I see a kaleidoscope of colors.
But something is not right. 
I can’t distinguish which is which.
They all...

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Categories: loss, nostalgia,