Tree Loss Poems

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


Premium MemberDepth of my pain by Heidi Sands
A simple phone call led to a plunge into suffering
Hyperventilating, from news of the sudden death of my friend
I gather my words and travel silently...

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Categories: death, grief, loss, pain,

Premium MemberAn Unexpected Tale - The Golden Oriole Lost and Found by Victor Buhagiar
As Martin gazed at the girl he believed her a nymph.
Pipes continued with their haunting melody. 
"I’d never thought such exotic places existed…
Especially here in...

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Categories: loss, love,



Wrong time, wrong place by Anna Greene
I saw the saddest place today,
One grave,
Two babies
Lost the same day.

Ancient tree above them,
Not yet in leaf,
Covered with snowdrops,
Surrounded by grief.

Weathered stones around them
Tell of...

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Categories: loss, baby, bereavement, death, funeral,

Premium MemberIF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY - continued: IX and X by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY…

		IX

If ever I had a country
And if ever I were not robbed of my barrister's degree
I'd set up shop on...

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Categories: loss, career, conflict, corruption, england,

Just Like You Taught Him To by Brenda Peterson
Dad, I’m sitting here by the fire wishing you were here.
We’ve been cleaning in the yard, and you love this time of year.

The huge red...

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Categories: loss, blessing, grandfather, grandson, leadership,

sunnydays by Cynthia Chang
You never offered me your winter coat
since I had worn-out pockets of my own.
You said your apathetic goodbyes and good lucks.
Would have it been so...

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Categories: december, farewell, heartbreak, loss,

Premium MemberDeparted by Geoffrey Brewer
DEPARTED

One leaf remained still there upon the tree
Not gripped with will but tenuous balance - no more
Brown and dry, at a touch it would crumble...

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Categories: life, loss,

The Old Man Cries by Deb De Veney
A big old oak tree we fondly call
"The old man" stands in our backyard.
He watches over us and all we do,
a hundred years he's been...

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Categories: autumn, loss, sad,

The Day Guy Montreaux Died, Part II by David Welch
...A big log bounced from way up top,
and before Guy could react
It struck his square across the chest,
up rose a sickening crack.

We sprinted quickly to...

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Categories: death, history, loss, nature,

The Day Guy Montreaux Died, Part I by David Welch
Back in nineteen hundred and three
I working with a logging crew,
cutting and limbing mighty trees,
be they hemlock, pine, or spruce.

We worked for the Nowell Paper...

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Categories: death, history, loss, nature,

Premium MemberI Once Held Moon And Sky Hostage For You by Robert Lindley
I Once Held Moon And Sky Hostage For You

Far better a lost love than none at all,

with epic pains serving well to remind-

Love and sweetness...

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Categories: loss, break up, destiny, fate,

Premium MemberLost to words poetic by Silent One
Humble heart naked like a winter tree,
yearns for seasons to remain evergreen.
Furtive eyes have disturbed this reverie,
soul stands still like nonchalant figurine. 

Walking away to...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love

Come by the Hanging Tree by Ruben Alejandro Hernandez Diaz
Come walk to the Hanging Tree,
So tall and green that any could see;
The maiden sailed through the sea,
In order to look for the Hanging Tree;
She...

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Categories: loss, adventure, dream, image, imagination,

The Bleeding Tree by David Welch
By a meander scar there stands a tree,
a survivor of long history,
in winter it does something quite strange,
red sap seeps out, and the snow it...

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Categories: history, hurt, loss, sad,

Premium MemberBut It's Not Me by Jon K
I smile and greet I'm a beautiful thing,
some friends and old lovers I meet in the night,
squinted and blurred since I gave up my ring,
my...

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Categories: anxiety, faith, loss, lost,

Premium MemberThe Balloon by Judith S
I am a balloon, happy and free
My friends and I brighten every party
Festival colors, waving animation
My life is all about the celebration

I wait in a...

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Categories: innocence, loss, , cute,

Family Tree by Keith Murphy
Family Tree

The family tree grows tall and true,
Its leafy branches cradle me and you.
Like every tree it has a season
When branches drop, sometimes without reason.
Our...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, dad, loss,

Love's victory by Katherine Braithwaite
Turn back, live again, he  said to me
Do not  wander in the darkness anymore
One more move might give death victory

We are each connected...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, beauty, loss,

Premium MemberThe Valley of Loss-Another Goose Egg, I give up by connie pachecho
The Valley of Loss

My dear, we've run out of words, I see
Calm is the garden except your tree
A cherry blossom dying in my mind
Now barren...

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Categories: loss, break up, love hurts,

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,