Top 100 Poems About: GRIEF

In this page, poems on / about “grief” are listed.
  • 1.
    "How Great My Grief" (Triolet)

    How great my grief, my joys how few,
    Since first it was my fate to know thee!
    - Have the slow years not brought to view
    How great my grief, my joys how few, read more »

    Thomas Hardy
  • 2.
    Variation On The Word Sleep

    I would like to watch you sleeping,
    which may not happen.
    I would like to watch you,
    sleeping. I would like to sleep read more »

    Margaret Atwood
  • 3.
    Small Mourning Pieces

    No time to prepare
    Shoved over cliff by sorrows
    Float down now, gently read more »

    Mary Havran
  • 4.
    ! A grief ago

    'There is no grief
    which time does not lessen
    or soften' -
    so said Cicero, a man so often right; read more »

    Michael Shepherd
  • 5.
    On Another's Sorrow

    Can I see another's woe,
    And not be in sorrow too?
    Can I see another's grief, read more »

    William Blake
  • 6.
    They Were Welcome To Their Belief

    Grief may have thought it was grief.
    Care may have thought it was care.
    They were welcome to their belief,
    The overimportant pair. read more »

    Robert Frost
  • 7.

    I TELL you, hopeless grief is passionless;
    That only men incredulous of despair,
    Half-taught in anguish, through the midnight air
    Beat upward to God's throne in loud access read more »

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    Stevie Smith
  • 9.
    The Triple Fool

    I am two fools, I know—
    For loving, and for saying so
    In whining poetry;
    But where's that wiseman that would not be I, read more »

    John Donne
  • 10.
    [03] Grief

    When the kites fly in the sky
    Like lovely tall ladies
    A dark cloud extends
    To the north-west horizon read more »

    Ashraful Musaddeq
  • 11.
    Lying In Grass

    Is this everything now, the quick delusions of flowers,
    And the down colors of the bright summer meadow,
    The soft blue spread of heaven, the bees' song,
    Is this everything only a god's read more »

    Hermann Hesse
  • 12.
    If grief for grief can touch thee

    If grief for grief can touch thee,
    If answering woe for woe,
    If any truth can melt thee
    Come to me now! read more »

    Emily Jane Brontë
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