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Short Grief Poems

Short Grief Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Grief by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Grief by length and keyword.


Hobby Farmer
Withdrawn for publication....

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Categories: anger, autumn, grief, tree,
Form: Tanka



Sudden Impact
birds flight
ends abruptly 
sudden impact...

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Categories: fantasy, funny, grief, visionary,
Form: Haiku
Down
The sun is merely a chaperone to the darkness...

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© Adam Foley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, depression, grief, heartbreak, loneliness, pain, sad
Form: Lyric
Premium Member falling
falling 
to my knees in grief --
solid ground...

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Categories: grief, sad,
Form: Senryu
Thanks
a single kindness -- warms a mighty weary heart...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, grief, heart, love, thank you,
Form: Monoku



Birthday
Today.
Mom's birthday.
Would have been...
75....

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© John Floyd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birthday, death, grief, missing you, mom, mother,
Form: Free verse
GLOBALIZATION
Weaker economies,enslaved by stronger economies!...

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Categories: grief,
Form: Monoku
Winter's Requiem
Winter’s requiem:
A solemn note,
frozen solid....

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Categories: absence, grief, introspection, romance, song, sorrow, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member BIRDS EYE VIEW
In 
preying
on others-
magpies feed on 
grief...

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Categories: grief, animals, nature,
Form: Pastoral
Time
I watched the shadow
Trying to make sense of time!...

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Categories: day, destiny, earth, grief, sun, time,
Form: Haiku
Benumbed
The pain of loss.
Benumbed!
The loss of pain..

...

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Categories: absence, grief, loss, word play,
Form: I do not know?
Dead Moon
This is the way
Where the moon fell
And died..........

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© Mukut Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grief,
Form: Free verse
grief stricken
Excruciating loss of limbs

As tears run uncontrolled...

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Categories: grief, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Platitude
Placid platitude masks the grief of contrite certitude...

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Categories: grief, religious,
Form: Rhyme
Grief or Loss
My pain is deep
Inside I weep
while the world sleeps....

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Categories: cry, grief, loss, pain, sad,
Form: Triolet
haiku 11
white roses
collect diamond dew drops--
a choir sings...

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Categories: grief,
Form: Haiku
The writer
I am holding a pen,
dying to caress,
my exasperation....

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Categories: art, grief, imagination, recovery from, write, writing,
Form: Haiku
RED LIGHTS
India is waiting,
At Mumbai's red lights,
No green!
...

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Categories: abuse, community, corruption, evil, grief,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member FORSAKEN
Grief
observed,
tears and pain-
was our God on 
mute...

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Categories: grief, faith,
Form: Lyric
Morning-Mourning
Last morning
All was right
This night
All are mourning...

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© Taylor J.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grief,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Anniversary
Suicide today
Father's anniversary
Sad, still, soiled I am...

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Categories: dad, death, grief, miss you, suicide,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Untitled
we were
once
dueling banjos

i am
now
a lonely cello
...

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Categories: analogy, grief, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, pain,
Form: I do not know?
Grieve
Today im not sad
Im in the next stage of grief
Today im angry...

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Categories: grief, recovery from...,
Form: Haiku
Haiku on Gloomy
in the weekend night
a gygantic python comes
gloomy evening...

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Categories: grief,
Form: Haiku
Every day I die
Shadows in your eyes
all day long I die anew
my fair torturer....

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Categories: devotion, grief, love,
Form: Senryu