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Lost Poems | Examples of Lost Poetry

Lost Poems - Examples of all types of lost poetry to share and read. This list of lost poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of lost poetry. This list of works about lost is an excellent resource for examples on how to write lost poems.
O wake my friend! Ope thou thy eyes The lamps and stars and wind heave sighs The leaves of trees all faint all fail With autumn gale they fall and wail Oh stand O perch on clouds so high O...Read More
Categories: lost, adventure, bereavement, destiny, eve,
Form: Jueju

Premium Member Fold
She calls me when you've done her wrong She calls when you can't speak She calls to me all the things I wish were meant for me, She falls for all your worn out charm she'll fall to lift you...Read More
Categories: heartbreak, lost love, love
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Lost
You fall like a feather to the ground I can no longer blame the wind For your change in direction You slip through my fingers Each time I reach out The wind takes you You're willing You are Lost ...Read More
Categories: angst, hurt, loss, lost,
Form: Nonet
Still Mine In My Heart
Remembering the sedative X I was given by my ex... How I had tried to X him out, all went according to plan... But all of that has failed and now I wish he was still my...Read More
Categories: lost, devotion, first love, i
Form: Sijo
Lost Cities of Indus Vale
I hail thee ruins of Indus Vale! With scented rhyme, with scented gale Come on from world of mortal dead! O come and lively wind inhale! More ancient than the pyramids That rule on ancient Egypt land Thy...Read More
Categories: lost, adventure, god, history, loneliness,
Form: Ode

Our Adieu
When the golden threads upon your head Slowly turned to silver The years of each of us ambling by As the unending course of a river I wondered about you my friend Hoping all was well your way And that perhaps...Read More
Categories: lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Together and Apart
Many thoughts, Few words, Drab ambience, In this boat, We have sailed, Nights together, Hearts apart, Home together, Forlorn hearts, Our boat sinks gradually, Fog shrouds us. May 26, 2023. ...Read More
Categories: lost love,
Form: Free verse
Every night, the train's melody unfolds Its resonant hum, a whispered cosmic sigh In the depths of sleep, its secrets it holds Time and existence converge as it passes by Revealing the symphony of life's...Read More
Categories: lost, angst, beauty, farewell, journey,
Form: Terzanelle
He Doesn't Love You Anymore
Wistful as you may be about him He is never coming home So gloomy and melancholy all the time Come out of your room, please But when you do, you are shroud with darkness These heavy feelings you carry around Make...Read More
Categories: beauty, cry, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Like art, hope is the cradle of life with zeal, this cruel world from frustration, our haunting zones ours' are tormenting chapters untold when tomorrow has nothing to offer while soothing music shadow all the misery And alarmingly ours to perish mother...Read More
Categories: anger, depression, grief, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wounded Whisper
In the joy suffused sky of my fervent freedom, I let the enraptured heart’s lured songbird soar high, glide in the spring-rippled amorous breeze that carried your fleeting jasmine fragrance to me. Charmed by your charisma I sang the...Read More
Categories: analogy, heartbreak, lost love,
Form: Free verse
You’re just a ghost I can’t listen to your voice But where did you go No, I can’t hear a noise These words in my head screaming out your name Why did you go and leave me burdened by...Read More
Categories: anxiety, loss, lost,
Form: Free verse
Fire Flies
Love flies like a spark from the campfire to the stars its glow never dies 23 May 2023...Read More
Categories: lost love,
Form: Haiku
Be kind to falling raptors
Be kind to all my fallen failures. Even when I’ve burnt my house down? Even when I’ve broken homes in two? Even when I am guilty of misbehavior? I’ve experienced downward spirals mangled Everyone deserves an upward trajectory Keep my wings...Read More
Categories: lost, divorce, father, forgiveness, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Naive Addict
They laugh when I'm around. Laughed along to fit into their group, but silly me, a perfect naive....Read More
Categories: identity, loneliness, lost, pain,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Lost Poems

Read wonderful lost poetry on the following sub-topics: alone, confused, feeling, friendship, generation, hope, life, love, paradise, soul, and more.

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