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.


Premium MemberThe Loss of Innocense by John Gondolf
As I was walking late one night along a downtown street
I came upon a sad, sad sight that led to hope’s deplete.

The painted ladies paced...

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Categories: growing up, innocence, sad,

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,

Premium MemberHappy 100th Birthday Joyce by Connie Marcum Wong
Well, what can I say to help you celebrate such a momentous day!
I would like to speak about the things I know best about you...

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Categories: age, birthday, poetry, tribute,

THE LOST SOUL by Patricia Fleming
THE LOST SOUL
By Patricia A. Fleming

Seven AM and I sat at the light,
Watching the train chugging by.
A day like the rest on the way to...

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Categories: life, loss,

The Death of Marriage by Steve Zak
It looked so right on paper to everyone; but when the night embraced her she was alone, still wanting to believe in love. 

Her footsteps...

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Categories: heartbreak, loneliness, loss, lost

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Georgia Ruby by fauxcroft wade
I would say I miss you

But I never got to meet you

I got to hold you

But I never got to see your smile,

I got to...

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Categories: daughter, father daughter, hurt,

The Taking of a Hero's Wife, Part III by David Welch
...He gave a curt nod, then with his partner,
got in his car and drove out of there,
Owen sighed, then nearly leapt from his skin,
seeing Laura...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, loss, love,

The Taking of a Hero's Wife, Part II by David Welch
The things they screamed at poor Laura
enraged Owen, and made his blood boil,
to harass a widow who’d lost everything…
Was there nothing left they would not...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, loss, love,

The Taking of a Hero's Wife, Part I by David Welch
Owen Kucharski found himself inside
of a rather awkward situation,
all because of a women that he saw
every few days for adult ‘recreation.’

Her name was Laura, and...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, loss, love,

Why do lovebirds cry by RONELO COLLAMAR
Why do lovebirds cry?
By: Ronelo Collamar
Two lovebirds bade goodbye
Amidst situations of hopelessness
Tearing each other's lucky day
All of a sudden, both were in dismay.
Beau's song was...

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Categories: bird, emotions, lonely, loss,

Premium MemberLiving With The Wolfman by Caren Krutsinger
She stopped smiling as soon as she picked up the subtle slow opening of the front door.  Jake, her grown up three-year-old stopped playing....

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, family,

Rest in Peace by Drencho POET
Mama Winnie Mandela 

The Mother of the nation
has departed
has left the field
to the silent land
it's a touching demise
a tragic loss
our cry
our own mourning
our tears a...

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Categories: death,

Alive by Besma Riabi Dziri
Man of death

As dawn broke one day

No knock at the door

Cause he knew his way

He broke in

And a life ceased to be

It was her world

He did...

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Categories: allah, blessing, death, how

And in the End by Steve Zak
And in the end, we had become lovers anchored by memories, 
stitched together with random bits and pieces. Two people who had run out of...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love,

Bloody Oriskany, Part II by David Welch
Fierce fighting raged, but surprise was gone,
the Americans rallied and pushed hard,
the Indians fell back, out of the ravine,
the patriots driving them that far.

Hand-to-hand combat...

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Categories: america, conflict, freedom, hero,

Premium MemberTarnished Reflections by Angel Villanueva
A cup of hot tea keeps her company
while she peers through her window;
happy images replay in her mind
as her reflection shares her gaze.

Long ago they...

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Categories: bereavement, death, loss, muse,

Premium MemberHolly by rob carmack
As she walked across the sand,
receding waves made graffiti
out of the footsteps of a Valkyrie.
An ocean’s city let go of her hand
as we passed under...

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Categories: first love, lost love,

Premium MemberMother's sacrifice by Silent One
A mother was born and dreamed of a beautiful life.
A new journey had begun - but a hard path lay ahead.
Demons seduced her beloved -...

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Categories: mother, mothers day,