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Lost Love Poems | Examples of Lost Love Poetry

Lost Love Poems. Below are examples of poems about lost love. This list of lost love poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of lost love poetry. This list of works about lost love is an excellent resource for examples on how to write lost love poems.

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List of Lost Love Poems

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Half Paolo Mangubat Rhyme lost love, absence, addiction, allusion, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Gone Silent One Free verse analogy, lost love, love
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Premium Member Poem Gitti Ghetto Like That Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue emotions, feelings, lost love,
Love like Codeine Chris Alex Ode lost love, humor, humorous, lonely, lost
Brandy and heartbreak Alex Duffy Free verse lost love, deep, depression, emotions, lost
Let me not George Zamile Acrostic lost love, 11th grade, africa, fantasy,
Choice Seancy Puteho Free verse lost love, dedication, deep, goodbye, lost
Premium Member Poem Jealousy Carole Duet Free verse jealousy, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Rejection Gershon Wolf Rhyme fear, irony, lost love,
It Is You Again Larry Bradfield Rhyme lost love,

Ego is the anesthesia that deadens the pain of stupidity
by Mark Frank
I surrounded myself with someone that was beautiful
But soon I saw how her ego became
The anesthesia that deadens the pain of stupidity!
It is now clear...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspiration, lost love, wisdom,

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Greta My Sweet
by Andrew Jung
Greta
Naked and raw
Real, laid bare
Speaking a truth
Not heard here
For thirty years
Greta
I once knew
Another like you
Young and now
I can only weep
For your return
However fleeting
Greta my sweet

October...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: joy, lost love, love,

Trying to find myself
by Alex Duffy
I'm travelling my journey just trying to find myself 
Heart in one place, my mind's somewhere else
Funny how the people who say they'll always be...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, break up, deep, lost

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ILLUSIVE YOU
by Line Gauthier


you fade into
the distance
out of reach
an illusion
dissipating
with the breeze
into the night
a specter
an hallucination
vanishing
leaving me forever



posted on October 18, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, angst, confusion, fantasy, imagination,

Broken hearted, and optimistic
by andrew rogers
It’s been a while since I’ve had this feeling in my chest
Or had someone constantly on my mind. 

Like a song you constantly sing
Because it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, care, crush, i miss

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Feeling the Fear
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

I can feel the walls closing in ...
I’m so afraid
of the pulmonary crumbling

The glass ceiling is falling,
shattered expectations of a jagged relation
pierces my Peter Parker...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbroken, loss, lost love,

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Too soon, too soon
by Gershon Wolf
Escaped! furtive glances
   Manifest of enchanted trances
Arrested by crimson faces averted
   Too soon, too soon, they'd flirted

The air yearned with sensation
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, lost love, sad,

The Chance
by R William Standish
The Chance to Love You All Over Again

A romance so intense was a gift I received, once so consuming and hard to believe
memories cherished from...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, appreciation, betrayal, fear, first

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if i'm longing
by cs parker
330
And if I’m
Longing
To kiss
Those sweet
Lips
Again and
Change your
Mind then
Why not
Let’s start over
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, appreciation, lost love,

The Sky IS Low
by Ebizimo Arabina
Standing with shoulders high
My sinking boat hangs on her ocean’s tide
Trolling her confined shores
Over there the sky is low 
...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, desire, friendship love, lost

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Lost Love
by Victor Buhagiar
I feel the throb of pain in my heart
Inspite the passage of the time
The memories are still with me,
Of sunny days and memorable nights,
Of laughter...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love,

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For One Pass Of Your Lips - A Re-Write
by Maurice Yvonne
you’d whisper into my ear
but it was my heart 
absorbed your words
when you loved me 

way back than

you wrote your words and they made me...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love,

The Story of a Pawn Shop Ring
by M.P. Shaudd
(Spoken) 
I was shopping for a new gun just the other day
When, out of the blue it hit me what was right there on display
For...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, break up, divorce, life,

To A Beloved Husband Recently Passed
by Ida Campbell
It is eight months since you went away,
my husband whom I loved in a special way.
At times I was quick,
you were the same--
but we knew...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, appreciation, celebration, death of

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Three Wishes
by Winged Warrior
Three Wishes

For I look thru yonder skies as three jewels catch my eyes
Three wishes come to prize cascading down celestial highs
Within the night I must...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, magic, missing

Your Lie in April
by Kristopher Coalson
Your lie in April
Ended our love

You wear my ring
But still you remain gone

Your gone 
I’m lost

I wish we could go back 
Before your lie in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, break up, conflict, heartbreak,

The Other Side
by Emily Chisholm
I found Hell on the other side of you 
a moment without you
leaves me gasping for air
...but you are my air
Fill my lungs again
Come back…
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, depression, heartbroken, i miss

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In flowered fields
by Katherine Braithwaite
The face that was familiar is no more
Yet in my dreams ,we  amble through bright  fields
Where cornflowers and blue linseed  softly grow
The...

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Triolet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, lost love,

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Privation
by Wayne Kingston
two pews ahead
two spots to the left,
   raven-purple silken braid
   taut knotted length baits;
bejeweled left lobe reposed
upon that shoulder ~
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, lost love,

Tears
by GeorgeKenneth Martin
I can hear your tears, dripping in the silence
Being here all alone, gets inside my mind
Your picture, a new moon, shining on your face
Never felt...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, cry, goodbye, heartbreak, loneliness,