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Loss Narrative Poems

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


Daughter of Zion II by LIde Sangtam
Lord, let Gog mourn in the Mountains of Israel,
Let is cry echo through the valley of Medina,
And through the mountains of Ararat.
From the lands of...

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Categories: bible, christian, jesus, jewish,

In Honor Of Her Brother, Part II by David Welch
...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 by David Welch
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,

Premium MemberOn searching for a vocation in the Universe by Quoth TheRaven
Nothing is devised or divined in the Universe to forever be.
Nothing is held always in truth; nor ever wholly wrong.
So look to those who find...

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Categories: conflict, men, music, power,

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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Categories: heartbroken, loss, lost love,

Haunting The Ghost by David Welch
I’ve been haunting this old gothic
since nineteen eighty,
when I died from a brain tumor
at the age of sixty-three.

I cannot leave this antique home,
I am well-bound...

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Categories: death, forgiveness, heaven, house,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part IV by David Welch
IV.
The bandits jolted as slugs struck home hard,
only one was able to shoot back,
Meredith’s horse reared, and tossed her off,
she slammed to the ground and...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part III by David Welch
III.
Another week had passed with little change,
when Meredith came up and said to him:
“I would like to get out of town for a bit,
let’s go...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part II by David Welch
II.
In the week that followed that cold, hard scene,
Reno settled in and got down to work,
he did tie up loose ends for the estate,
but mostly...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part I by David Welch
I.
When Sullivan ‘Reno’ Richards rode into
the small, northern Utah town of Stillman,
he’d been unemployed going on three months
since he’d left his job as a hired...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

Family Remembers, Part III by David Welch
III-Jana

Four months following Marie’s conviction,
Jana walked calmly into the prison,
there to see her former sister-in-law,
doing twenty years for sale and possession.

She had a purpose she...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Family Remembers, Part II by David Welch
II-Marie

It was two full days after this charade
when Marie was told the grim news,
her ex-husband had been shanked in prison,
killed by two illegal alien youths.

When...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Family Remembers, Part I by David Welch
I-Robby

Robby had been married going on eight years,
2hen his Marie demanded a divorce,
whe had been planning, lawyering up,
and instantly dragged it into the court.

Poor Robby...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Frozen Heart by Alycia Wheatley
Frozen Heart

There once was two lovers, one of them died.
Which shattered the heart if the other and made her cry.
The pain ran so deep,
She could...

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Categories: death, heart, longing, loss,

Premium Memberanother fish story by doug pederson

posted--no swimming, strong under tows
no guard on duty

what kind of life is that, no swimming 
it’s my life and I don’t need a guard
the sign...

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Categories: funny,

Oklahoma Clay by RD McManes
Most evenings, right around supper,
when the sky was streaked red
right before dark, the old man
would talk of Oklahoma-

the first time he hunted squirrel,
down by Coal...

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Categories: family, imagery, life, loss,

Premium MemberPlease Do Not Disturb by Amy Sell
On a sunny morning in September 1984
My mom’s best friend Linda drove to the grocery store
With her four-year-old daughter Becky in tow
Listening to the radio,...

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Categories: anxiety, bereavement, car, emotions,

Dobbie by Jimmi Canada
Being high:

On information,
a good dream,
or even a phase of one,

Wishing upon a star to save your soul,

Seeing both the best and worst of things, and...

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Categories: city, earth, emotions, international,

ABIKU by Damilola Muyideen
ÀBÍKÚ

                   Àbíkú, 
    This...

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Categories: death, depression, loss, mother,

Old Benson, Part II by David Welch
...Utterly stunned, Harvey then poured through
the town’s online photographic archives,
the twenties, fifties, eighties and today
revealed to Harvey the very same sight.

Then for some reason that...

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Categories: history, perspective, philosophy, science,