Grief Lyric Poems

These Grief Lyric poems are examples of Lyric poems about Grief. These are the best examples of Lyric Grief poems written by international poets.


THE CAPTAIN by Chance Summer
He's still out there 
the stars can see
More than memories 
what's yet to be
Your melancholy 
turned to muse
No, not forsaken
there's still a fuse
Ignite the flame
and...

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Categories: dream, fantasy, feelings, longing,

Premium MemberFragile by Mark Toney
We're so fragile, I can't even think...

My love was dear to me and to the family,
Then came the enemy—Death.
I know the day is near when...

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Categories: death, future, grief, sin,



Less than Human by JW Earnings
Oh, I have become
Satisfyingly numb 
Conceal the way you feel tonight
Oh, I have succumb
To a saturated crumb
Deal with the pain I feel damn right

I...have...become...undone,
A neglected,...

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Categories: anxiety, courage, desire, endurance,

Sympathetic Apologetic by Todd Aguilar Jr.
Why should I be sympathetic apologetic
life eats at you if you let it
never forget it
forget where you came
sick of this mumble rap its hella lame
so...

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Categories: anger, change, grief, surreal,

I Wanna Go Home - Just not to my own by M.P. Shaudd
The weight of losing you is just too hard
I can't stand to be in this house
Or even in our car
The emptiness weighs down my mind
I...

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Categories: death, depression, grief, heartbreak,

I once loved by Sanele Anele
I once loved

Unspoken words to that bleeding heart,
A heart of a young girl who once loved.
That smile everyone was talking about, 
It wasn't a smile,But...

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Categories: 12th grade, africa, beautiful,

Like white stone in the deep of well by Anna Akhmatova by Serge Lyrewing
Like white stone in the deep of well
a moment lies in me and I remember,
Ah, it is fun, it's suffering, I tell,
I cannot fight, I'm...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, longing, loss,

Boyce Brandon Harris Bright Brooklyn Bruiser by matthew harris
(alternately titled: Zayda born April 9th, 1929)

e'er since his birth,
     his daring do didst not abate
the penultimate most spectacular
  ...

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Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,

Premium MemberWhen she dreams by John Hamilton
When she dreams

It was a different time, 
and a different world...
So long ago... 
but she still, wears the scars
The mirror said...
she was such a pretty...

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Categories: abuse, anxiety, dream, for

Premium MemberLOST IN THE ENDS by Cynthia Ferguson
There is no end to a cold war
But nobody thinks about that
North Korea has a warhead
And is run by a foolish young brat 

We kicked...

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Categories: anger, conflict, grief, political,

UPON NIGER BRIDGE by Bolaji Kingsley Ogunbiyi

Take no shock as we quiver in such trembling
As blood hunting critters, applaud our woeful quivering
By fiendish fireworks and guns souls bleed
All for a dotty...

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Categories: anger,

Premium MemberLong Held Lame Devotion by CayCay Jennings
Take me where the ocean rolls 
bigger than the pain in my soul.
Let me lay upon shore sand, 
hold its grit in my hand 
as...

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Categories: grief, how i feel,

Premium MemberNot Afraid part 2 Final Edit by Nick Trim
(Verse 2)
So you think that last verse was negative?
Track back,
I'm leaking metaphors, writing logic it's a positive act,
and now as a matter of fact
I am...

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Categories: dark, depression, hip hop,

Premium MemberYour Smile by Tom Wright
Your Smile
Written: by Tom Wright
1/17/2018

The smile you manage when all isn’t well,
Can’t always be the easiest thing to do.
It disrupts any grief that might compel,
When...

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Categories: encouraging, smile,

Blue is by Kim Hyde
Blue is..

Blue is summer in August
so thick the heat is 
An army blanket 
Suffocating the sky in its dirty wool

Blue were my father’s eyes
With that...

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Categories: bereavement, color, death, death

If All I Was Blessed With-Was More Time by M.P. Shaudd
There's so many reasons
Why I wish that you were here
It's like the seasons
Now only change to ones with tears

With no shoulder to cry on
I miss...

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Categories: blessing, grief, loss, love,

calamity by Brooklyn Cruz
Don't hug me like that
Like you're saying goodbye
Don't leave me like that
fighting tears so I don't cry

Calamity
each day you're missed is 
agony
each day is lived...

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Categories: brother, grief, hurt, i

Premium MemberDream Sustained Friendship by CayCay Jennings
Awake, I cannot escape my love’s depth for you.
Awake, I cannot deny my loathing towards you.
Confusion and missing settle-stay in my pain’s cliché.
Thoughts of you...

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Categories: confusion, dream, friend, friendship,

Grieve Me Not by Raven Tones
If I spent my life with you

Could spare me some time too

If I gave me  for you

Would you know that is was true

I can't...

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Categories: lyric, absence, dark, death of

BIG BRAIN by reagan musore
Can't explain how much i think,
Inside my thoughts and my brain,
Nigga,millions of wealth is what i retain,
World bank accountants please come in and drain,
Count that...

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Categories: anxiety, confidence, confusion, cool,