Longing Poems

Popular Longing Poems
Sunshine Golden
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

There's a burst of mellow sunshine, the hour of my return
after many nights, dark and sable, spent in longing for my home
Bees buzz in the rose garden, and soon to their honeycomb

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Beautiful endings
by Mrunal Chatterjee

Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful,
You and I were beautiful too.

As turn the pages of memories with you,
I’m left with a warm feeling in my heart,
Of all those moments spent with you.
Those long conversations by the lake,
Those moments we had under the muted street light,
Those long walks by the beach,
All these I’ll never trade for any treasure in the world.

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Longing
by Dennis Brutus

Can the heart compute desire's trajectory
Or logic obtuse with semantic ambiguities
This simple ache's expletive detonation?

This is the wordless ultimate ballistic
Impacting past Science's reason, past logic
To blast the heart's defensive mechanism.

O my heart, my lost hope love, my dear
Absence and hunger mushroom my hemispheres;

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Longing
by Ina Coolbrith

O foolish wisdom sought in books!
O aimless fret of household tasks!
O chains that bind the hand and mind—
A fuller life my spirit asks!

For there the grand hills, summer-crowned,
Slope greenly downward to the seas;
One hour of rest upon their breast
Were worth a year of days like these.


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I don't know you anymore
by Light AR

We knew each other when we were young.
The hairs between my eyebrows touched.
Your chin was bare, and cheeks were smooth,
unperturbed by decaying youth.

Staring at my hands while you
looked intently at my dry lips.
Impassioned glances have not held
the same innocence since we've hit
the stage ruled by expectation.

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Recent Longing Poems
Sunshine Golden
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

There's a burst of mellow sunshine, the hour of my return
after many nights, dark and sable, spent in longing for my home
Bees buzz in the rose garden, and soon to their honeycomb

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Love bombing
by Marra Makinen

Why is love bombing a bad thing?
Given another name, it's not nearly as ill-intentioned:
Praise, lavishment, veneration.

I'd rather be bombarded with remarks of admiration
Than be met with resentful acts and indignation

My admirers may wear double-sided veils
And their bombs may be strategically cast
But who am I to dissuade such adoration-

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If only I could travel as far as my eyes can see
by Marra Makinen

An eighteen hour trip with two layovers
But when the mechanical wings finally breach the clouds
It's worth it
This land, however distant, is lush and green
Hills mark the skyline and square patches show the division of farms like a patchwork quilt
White dots speckle the ground and I never realized so many sheep existed

It's different here
I can drink despite only being eighteen
Buses and trains take me places I only knew cars to take me before

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Haunted Love
by Julz M

I settled on a thought so dreary,
In an empty house that feels so eerie,
The thought was of you,  and of you peering,
Inside my haunted house.

That house is somehow in my mind,
How can somebody be so unkind?
To tear down something that I thought was mine,
Inside my haunted house.


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Sunflower Dreams
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

In pink mists,
sunflowers aren't seen,
craving sun,
of June noon.
Midday blooms laugh in meadows
of ageless summer!

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Popular Famous Poets about Longing
  • Coleman Barks
    Coleman Barks (1 poems about Longing)
    1937 / Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Dennis Brutus
    Dennis Brutus (1 poem about Longing)
    1924 - 2009 / Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Ina Coolbrith
    Ina Coolbrith (1 poems about Longing)
    1841 – 1928 / Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Ghassan Zaqtan
    Ghassan Zaqtan (1 poems about Longing)
    1954 / Beit Jala / Palestine
Popular Poets about Longing From Members
  • Majentus Poetry
    Majentus Poetry (2 poems about Longing)
    November 02, 1995
  • Marra Makinen
    Marra Makinen (2 poems about Longing)
    May 1, 2000 - San Diego
  • Mrunal Chatterjee
    Mrunal Chatterjee (1 poem about Longing)
    November 11, 1995 - Kolkata
  • Soumalya Chatterjee
    Soumalya Chatterjee (1 poem about Longing)
    March 27, 2003, WB, INDIA.. An amateur writer. Emotional. Depressed. Write poems doing the pen in my own blood.
  • Karina M
    Karina M (1 poem about Longing)
    November 26, 1997- Chicago
  • Light AR
    Light AR (1 poem about Longing)
    August 15, 1999 - California
  • JUAN 4LIFE
    JUAN 4LIFE (1 poem about Longing)
  • Julz M
    Julz M (1 poem about Longing)
    July 12, 1985- Australia