Teen Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberOne Monday Changed Everything by Caren Krutsinger
She was on her way to work 
A sixty-minute drive she made every day
It was a rainy day, drizzly, a Monday
Her car flipped in every...

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Categories: loss, 10th grade, 11th grade,

BLACK MAIL by Isabel San Martin
(Through the perspective of a teacher I’ve hurt; if you’re reading this, I’m sorry; all I want is reconciliation…)

Four steps I'll give you 
Take one...

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Categories: loss, anger, anxiety, betrayal, fear,



Mother by Sean Taylor
All through the years
The crying in the night
All through the tears
You were my shining light

Those first steps of walking
Stumbling and falling
Those first words of talking
To...

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Categories: death, life, loss, mom,

The Chalk Cliff Over The Seaton Bay Wilderness by Andrew Crisci
Lately, I've heard many stories of teens
taking plunges into the pristine waters,
but some just sit chatting with their peers...  
while someone is contemplating suicide...

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Categories: addiction, anger, loss, memory,

Iron Lung by Tom Alan Quest
There’s something in your magnetism. I’d love to find that out.
Maybe some other day, my love, or should I say not?
Because today I’m not in...

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Categories: loss, first love, for her,

No Approval Here by Isabel Laracuente
“I don’t want or need anyone’s approval”
And I used to think I was the immature teen
I’m your daughter, I should matter
But you’re a lost cause,...

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Categories: loss, birth, growing up, hate,

First Love by Maura Webb
that old song came on the radio today.
I smiled softly, letting my hair meet the gentle force of the wind through the windows of my...

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Categories: emotions, kiss, longing, loss,

Premium MemberA Tribute to Bruce by Marilyn Williams
I knew when I first saw you as a babe in your mother's arms.
Then as a young boy with your brother and sister.
After you became...

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Categories: loss, bereavement, death of a

Three Tuesdays by Humble Poet
My dearest Anna,

It has been three Tuesdays since I lost you.
I will never forget seeing you, just lying there.
I went to our regular coffee shop,...

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Categories: loneliness, longing, loss, love,

Premium MemberOh My Son by Connie Marcum Wong
Oh my son, my son…
What have you done?
You will never know of my sleepless nights
or turmoil of waking from nightmares.
Lost to me are the years...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, mother, son,

Virginity in the Christmas spirit by Ariel Tavaress
A precious little package, 
Marked with a V,
Was wrapped and sent to you
In the most dire of circumstances
That precious little package,
Which was marked with a...

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Categories: christmas, loss, symbolism, teen,

Happiness in a Wrong way by Zamreen Zarook
Happiness in a Wrong way – Zamreen Zarook

In the notion of seeking happiness,
I thought of stepping in to nonsense,
I dream I could find success,
But I...

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Categories: loss, abuse, addiction, adventure, age,

layers peel by Ag Ki
I had a dream,
It was a nightmare.
I remember nights where,
I’d sleep. 

I don’t wanna feel lonely, 
it feels too real.
But if I don’t feel lonely,
Then...

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Categories: loss, absence, abuse, addiction, angst,

Premium MemberBraid Hairs by Kevin C. Martin
Why are you so devilishly addicting?
I come back from you,
It looks like I'm on drugs:
High and drunk,
Out of my mind.
The demons inside us braid hairs
Until...

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Categories: loss, christian, confusion, cry, emotions,

Amicitia Funere by Karlin K. Jensen
The music was somber and slow,
an old, out of tune pipe organ.
The lights were dim, and flickered,
the air heavy against my lungs.
My slow steps are...

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Categories: loss, friendship, funeral, goodbye, leaving,

Premium MemberThe Truth About Love by Kevin C. Martin
Love is not easy
Love is hard
Love is time apart
Trying not to drown
Praying to stay loyal
Holding on to lover's promises
Dreaming of reuniting
Crying tears of hurt and...

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Categories: loss, beauty, boyfriend, christian, courage,

Suicide Note - A Prose - by Christian Guild
The razor blade held to his wrist shows pain, 
mourning, and anything else. 
You see, he just wants someone to understand him,
care for him, and...

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Categories: loss, abuse, addiction, conflict, cry,

The Breakdown by Ana Jusino
Kill me now,
no one needs to know how.
They don't care anyways,
let me waste away.

I'm so alone,
I'm always on my own.
I was happy one minute,
now I...

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Categories: loss, cry, dark, depression, emotions,

These Words To You by Andrew Shannon
A warm tear in my eye
As I just wonder why
Why you had to leave me, fly away far
Now for you, alone, I wish to our...

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Categories: loss, absence, beautiful, bereavement, caregiving,

THE VERDICT by Les Pruitt
Copyright © 2013
07/17/2013

Skittles and a soda
against a gun in its holster?

One day that scream
will be known as a teen
not a heinous lying Fein

What a sinister...

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Categories: loss, abuse, allah, america, betrayal,