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Loss Sestina Poems

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


Premium MemberMyriad of Scars by Heidi Coon
Long ago, before she was ever hunted by the beast,
She had only drank from the cool river of freedom.
One fateful day it happened; she was...

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Categories: appreciation, change, hope, inspirational,

Premium MemberFETAL POSITION IN THE ER by Cyndi MacMillan
 
Broken but disbelieving, we wait   
for any doctor to say it’s just blood
as the gray man greens, throws-
up in triage. A Goth...

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Categories: death, heartbreak, my child,



My Mind Runs The Show by David Pekrul
In those very few moments just before rising,
my Mind is busy with things that must be done,
as it plans the day ahead and organizes my...

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Categories: time,

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,

Treasure Lost by M. L. Kiser
On the night stand, 
swimming in colors,
a jewel box once full;
now empty.
My blood runs cold, 
as I mourn the theft of a treasured pin.

An Heirloom...

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Categories: heartbroken, poems, poetry,

Lament The Loss and Nurture Hope by M. L. Kiser
Drought cooks a garden; 
foliage’s veins and arteries burn.
One wonders if rain will return; 
the ground, an abstract of cracks.
Baked by the sunlight, 
plants retreat;...

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Categories: earth, environment, nature, poems,

Gift by Matthew Sample
The day’s beginning is a special gift.
Given over a life’s eternity,
One can’t help but feel the daily change.
How often we stay into the evening. ...

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Categories: confusion, dedication, devotion, faith,

Premium MemberRaw Emotion by Samual Ronthorpe
This poem is written in the Sestina form.




Raw Emotion

Under the cloak of anger,
In a world full of despair,
Surrounded by misery and pain,
Engulfed in darkness,
Loss of...

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Categories: depression, me, lost, lost,

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,

slimming by jan oskar hansen
Shadorma (slimming) 

Low fat cheese
Tastes like rubber soles
For weight loss
I eat it
Abusing my true taste buds
 And I am still fat
 


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Categories: funny,

A cyclical life by Lorrie Scheider
Here in the heavy depths of insolent woes,
We gesture and talk and waste our time,
Staking claim to each minute of our earthly life,
Running the hours...

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Categories: life, lovewords, metaphor, beauty,

A Daughter's Sestina by Green Leaf
In the company of a mouthful of silence, 
I resort to chattering with the wind; 
Whose carefree fingers grace the freezing leaves, 
That once were...

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Categories: daughter, dedication, family, father,

Premium MemberBastard Child by Debbie Guzzi
Like a penny, lost and worthless, woman
mother, and buried within the origin pit, dark
she brought me like a Jezebel into her life of mourning
mistress of...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, childhood, death,

The Loss by Dalton Powell
Why did you leave- we all wanted you to stay-
I still can't believe, that was your price to pay.
I was laughing when you left,
Now I'm...

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Categories: world, night, night,

ROXY, THE ROTTWEILER by Andrew Crisci
Roxy as the loudest rottweiler in Waterbury, an historic town in Connecticut,
Roxy was a vigilante dog, which never let a stranger or a burglar in;
once...

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Categories: death, dedication, devotion, food,

MARY WAS THE POETESS by Andrew Crisci
Mary was the poetess
who loved handsome Franco, 
the tall Neapolitan orchestra leader;
and in Naples they met:
at The Galleria Umberto,
under the surveillance of my father... ...

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Categories: death, family, friendship, history,

AH,THIS ECONOMIC STRESS... by Andrew Crisci
All kinds of bills are piling up,
collectors keep on calling me...
making their threatening phone calls;
I would like to unplug the telephone wire
and have some peace...

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Categories: people, recovery from..., sad,

THE POSSESSIONS OF A YOUNGER AGE by Andrew Crisci
Every boy has his toys,
and each girl her dolls;
and as they grow they are put away where light can't enter:
there in that closet, which often...

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Categories: adventure, childhood, family, husband,

A GRIM OUTLOOK by Andrew Crisci
Prices rising:  the reality of this plunging economy,
thriftiness and frugality are greatly demanded
in order to survive, and having less to spend
is a deterrent to...

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Categories: depression, hope, loss, people,

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,