Grief Sestina Poems

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


Timeless Songs, My Cure by Keshan Govender
As my finger, triggers the sound
My heart ululates, in intoxication
Remembrance, is a gift in itself
Indescribable feelings, leading me forward
Being described, through each line I hear
Nostalgia,...

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Categories: appreciation, dance, dedication, joy,

Days of our lives by Josefina Costales
We spend our lives from solstice to solstice,

creatures caught in a trap hidden by darkness

stuck in a wheel of fortune spinning in no direction 

in...

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Categories: angst, how i feel,



Unsung - A Sestina by Paddi March

My brother, Lincoln Beachey, made my life a wonder,
Mother's eyes were full of him and loved how he was bold	
I was the shadow elder son...

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Categories: brother, celebrity, courage, dream,

AN UNHIDDEN REALITY by Fatima Hasan Zaidi
I hate my deeds & 
everbody hates me
It's a fact and I know it
I am a burden so heavy 
I am a curse so dark
I...

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Categories: depression, grief,

Premium MemberBye Gones by Debbie Guzzi
A full heart chokes
too full to feel
anything but broken.
Seems all is lost
and only phantoms linger
must I remain?

A hollow husk, a remnant
yet, engorged and choking 
on...

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Categories: depression, introspection, forgiveness, love,

I Dream Joy by David Smalling
Morning flood broke cataracts of light here
My heart have wings that beat in happy skies
O stand here with me in autumn's bright mist
And feel the...

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Categories: hope, imagination, inspirationalheart, autumn,

Sestina for Jared by Doris Culverhouse
Simon denial and grief weighed heavy on your heart.
Your friend and leader was captured, all seems lost.
The ruler you sought was now to be executed...

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Categories: faithlonging, friend, life, power,

WHEN A TEEN DISOBEYS by Andrew Crisci
When a teen disobeys,
innocence becomes insolance,
but malice is caused by exernal influence;
banners with explicit sexual indulgence,
conversations with obscene words
and gestures that can offend passerbys.


There are...

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Categories: adventure, confusion, lost love,

NO MAN SHOULD KNOW UNBEARABLE GRIEF by Andrew Crisci
No man should know unbearable grief,
and carry with him it's uneasy burden;
and regret could be as heavy as that,
not to have accomplished much before his...

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Categories: deathlife, me,

THE CROWN AND THE SCEPTER by Andrew Crisci
A crown and a scepter
were once the power and pride of kings,
today they have been replaced by words;
no splendid attire is required,
but the sharpest mind...

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Categories: socialpower,

THESE VERSES BREATH LIFE AS I WEEP by Andrew Crisci
These verses breath life as I weep,
thinking of the shortness of the earthly life;
and they can eternally live, in ageless time,
on the lips of common...

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Categories: life, loss, people, sociallife,

SESTINA OF DARKNESS by Patrick Stafford
In answer to all the darkness in every soul
I offer this to the mighty pitiful world
Whose most sagacious few lie blinded by the light
Or some...

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Categories: philosophy, life, god, faith,