Summer Loss Poems

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


On the Isle of Fay by John Beam
Mesmerized, by the circular dancing sway                   ...

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Categories: loss, dream, fairy, fantasy, irony,

The joys and tears of being an expectant parent by fauxcroft wade
I had the joy when I was younger

Of seeing my three baby daughters born, 

The first in the summer of 1985

It made me go weak...

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Categories: loss, baby, beautiful, birth, boy,



Zombies by Laura Dee
Zombies
By LDB

The day my heart fell was the day I met you
Crashing, like the peaking waves in the LCD were true
But I was dead when...

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Categories: abuse, loss, love,

Revenge - 2 by Sajal Ahmed
Make me one day
All the insults
I will return the whole!
Kick on my stomach
Not Holding your hands
Make me small
Quarrel with me
Hold down the tie
And every slap
How...

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Categories: anger, girlfriend, loss, lost

Premium MemberBirthday roses by Agnes Krampe
The childhood roses arched high on the trellises –
red blossoms, on my June birthday.
I felt like a princess in her summer castle.

Rewilded, now the roses...

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Categories: age, life, loss,

Premium MemberLater On by Ryan Lucas
Later on
in the stillness of an unfamiliar room
when routines are abandoned
and there's nothing left to do
my heart will ache for you

I recall your expression
just before...

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Categories: death, loss, lost love,

The Lament by P. W. Lee
Glittering, glimmering and shimmering
Clusters of our flickering flame 
Do grieve and weep for the withered
Dreams meant to be outlived-

Do dazzle the sights of million
Witnesses of...

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Categories: loss, grief, history, humanity, international,

Three Fine, Well-Tended Graves, Part I by David Welch
Rudolph Sperry was a ranch-owner’s son,
and rode hard for his Circle-S brand,
helping punchers herd cattle 'cross the plains,
in Nebraska’s western Sand Hill lands,
he wasn’t that...

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Categories: loss, courage, family, growth, hero,

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

The Price of a Normal Life, Part I by David Welch
Bud Rowder grew up in wind-swept Kansas,
lived a farming life until the age of nine,
when Arapaho raiders charged on in,
poor Bud was the only one...

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Categories: loss, adventure, conflict, family, growth,

I'll Settle Down Some Day, Part I by David Welch
Grant Murchison was a ranch-raised young man,
Arizona territory was his land,
Six-foot tall, and blonde around the head,
Raised by good parents, even well read,
The whole dang...

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Categories: addiction, celebration, death, loss,

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,

How A Cowboy Loves, Part I by David Welch
Merrick Brigs worked at Caldwell’s ranch,
offering two-week excursions by horse,
up in the Rockies they’d ride and camp,
suburban cowboys loved it, of course.
One summer day he...

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Categories: depression, heartbreak, loss, love,

The Big C by Declan Mc Laughlin
A horrible disease that seems to affect one and all.
 We all know someone who’s succumbed to its fall,
 for there are no limits to...

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Categories: loss, absence, addiction, cancer, depression,

Into The Forest of the Fireflies Light Hotaru's POV by PJ Gongora
I was wandering in a forest I don't know
My father told me not to but I chose to go..
This place is a mystery to me
Little...

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Categories: loss, death of a friend,

A Certain Silence by Neil Marsden
When our empty world spins silently 
black rains will wash the sky 
and the sun will shine ferociously 
upon seas that have boiled dry.

Those hopes...

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Categories: earth, loss, nature,

I'm thinking of becoming a veggie by Elizabeth Kinch
My great grandfather was a butcher
And my grandad to,
My mum delivered the butchers meat
In a little van of blue.

My husband is a farmer's son
And we...

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Categories: loss, animal, depression, farm, food,

Premium MemberSummer of Barren by Freddie Robinson Jr.

In the winter of this fading love,
I felt the snowflakes falling sting
It was the coldest separation ... 
a heavy coat of pain my heart is...

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Categories: loss, lost love, sorrow,

Premium MemberJuly Morning by July Morning
I met my future on a radiant July morning.  There I was, resting on a weathered oak bench under my favorite willow in the...

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Categories: loss, love,

Premium MemberMagic, When Such Leaves Without A Trace by Robert Lindley
Magic, When Such Leaves Without A Trace

That fall, my friend's older brother died,
sun rose all shining that day and sky
looked down as he feel to...

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Categories: loss, death of a friend,