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Grief Narrative Poems

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

Something About Ed's Wife, Part II
We though she was just feeling alone,
and we wanted to be there for our friend,
but what happened when we stepped inside
shocked both me and my...

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Categories: friend, life, loss, marriage,

Premium Member ''And Angels Wept''
We dressed him in an ivory lace christening gown,
      that had been handed down generation to generation;
I asked my mother...

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Categories: baby,

Premium Member Dreading My Return To Work
I was dreading my return to work. There would be a multitude of questions
especially by that sod, Riley. He and I had never gotten along;...

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Categories: death, death of a

Hurricane '05 - Katrina
The entire city is in darkness
Yet the brightness shines through you
People left to get away, in their cars they drove
I stayed - flood water is...

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Categories: appreciation, change, endurance, grief,

Sometimes you made me laugh,
Sometimes you made me cry.
Sometimes I made you laugh,
Sometimes I made you cry.

Sometimes you made me angry,
Sometimes you made me happy.

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Categories: eulogy, funeral, grief, i

Peace Be With You
Peace be with you
are the words she said
Flowers placed appropriately 
Saying goodbye to the dead.

She wasn't false
And yet, it wasn't true
Because there were things
She just...

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Categories: care, funeral, grave, grief,

Sitting on the pavement
Alone I sit
Thinking about the things I will miss.

The days flew by
and all I could do was cry
And cry
And cry.
Never could I...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, hurt, loss,

In Honor Of Her Brother, Part II
...For a year they lived and were not bothered,
began to question what it was they’d heard,
but one careless night, though the love was sublime,
Miriam got...

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Categories: conflict, dark, farm, fear,

In Honor Of Her Brother, Part I
Miriam Colrick and her husband Brad,
tired of dank cities, crumbling and bad,
moved to New Hampshire, bought themselves a farm,
a place they could raise children without...

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Categories: conflict, dark, farm, fear,

Our Beloved Page one
Page 1


I sent you away from me to look for our beloved.
I watched you fade in the distant as you walked down the dusty foot-path...

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Categories: grief,

Our Beloved Page two
Page 2

With the force of a thousand storms,  I turned to face you.
When they dragged our beloved off I thought that I would lose...

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Categories: grief,

The long wait
I wait for my love
Looking at the building for the tenth time 
She sighs, then snicker to herself
In expectation of the million surprises  
life and...

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Categories: anger, anxiety, grief, lonely,

The former Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris
The (former) Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris

Dove finch he following iniquitous
     licentious, lecherous longing
     extinguished quite

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Categories: grief, hurt, meaningful, memory,

Premium Member Escape from Horror
When I first awoke in this hospital, they tell me I had stared straight ahead and never uttered a word. I was in shock for...

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Categories: horror,

Premium Member The Register Book
When I attend a wake I always try to arrive a short time after the service starts, this way it gives some of my friends...

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Categories: death,

You Stripped My Gears and Left Me Shiftless
Driving down the highway,
90 miles an hour,
trying to get back to you,
so I could give you flowers.

The truck she was purring like a kitten,
sweet sounding...

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Categories: adventure, funny, humorous,

Premium Member Unforgivable
She pants in low moans,
Meandering through dense brush,
Shrouded by evening sky above a forest.

With damp and matted fur,
An amber-eyed predator sees no prey;
Her hunger grows.


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Categories: cat,

Premium Member Fixed Gaze

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Categories: age, fear, grief, loneliness,

Daughter, Cry No More
In Loving Memory of my Father, James Nathaniel Gelsey 

I wasn't ready to let you go, but your departure from me, you knew, 
You said...

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Categories: bereavement, death, father,

Premium Member The Heart of a POET Speaks - Part 5
Dear POETESSES and POETS of POETRY SOUP; I plead of You not to tell my Host I am speaking with You. It has been a...

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Categories: endurance, first love, grief,