Abandonment Poems

Poems about Abandonment and Loss

Family is who we look to when we need help. We expect our parents to raise us, our grandparents to love us, and our brothers and sisters to always be there for us when the chips are down. They are our blood and we depend on that connection. When a family member doesn't live up to our expectations we feel abandoned. When a parent, grandparent or older brother or sister puts their needs in front of our own, we feel abandoned and alone. In such a case, we are likely to feel sad, alone and angry.

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Poems from children of divorce about feelings of neglect

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Abandoned By Mom Poem
  • by Katarina Alexa Arruda
  • Published: Jun 2007
My Feelings To You

Behind your shadow,
I stand and fall.
It's a tough battle,
In which I feel so small.…

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  • Stories 69
  • Emailed 128
  • Votes 664
  • Rating: 4.63
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Poem About Parents Leaving
  • by Skylar
  • Published: Oct 2009
We're Through

The pain you have made me feel,
The situation, just unreal,
You're supposed to be there for me,
But a mother you'll never be.…

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  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 7
  • Votes 76
  • Rating: 4.61
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Poem About a Mother Hating a Child
A Grieving Daughter

She told her daughter she hated her and wished she was never born.
She didn't even seem to care that the child's heart was torn.
She blamed child for all of her heartache and pain.…

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  • Stories 10
  • Emailed 25
  • Votes 254
  • Rating: 4.59
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I was getting abused since I was as little as I can remember by my mother. She said the reason she …

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My Dad Abandoned Me Poem
  • by Jacqueline Uvalle
  • Published: Feb 2006
A Lost Promise

I am not the way I used to be
I am stronger and wiser as you can see;
Remember my words, my father said
As he cradled me up and laid me to bed;…

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  • Stories 20
  • Emailed 74
  • Votes 423
  • Rating: 4.57
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My dad abandoned me when I was 10 years old. He met a woman and decided to go and live with her in …

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Want To Meet My Father
  • by Kaijah
  • Published: Jun 2008
A Far Away Dad

Thinking what if you were here
would you be nice
would you be mean
would you love me as much as I want to love you…

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  • Stories 7
  • Emailed 17
  • Votes 62
  • Rating: 4.56
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To the children whose Dads truly left, I am so sorry. I hope my story helps some of you as …

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Poem About Needing Father's Love
  • by Jacqueline M. Smith
  • Published: Feb 2006
Dad

All those times I cried for you, you never came
Out of all the sports I played
You never showed up at one game
All of the awards I received…

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  • Stories 25
  • Emailed 75
  • Votes 299
  • Rating: 4.55
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My father was killed by a drunk driver on my 3rd birthday. I am told he was a great person and …

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  • by Vannessa
  • Published: Nov 2011
Dad Where Are You Now?

Since from my first steps,
To the broken promises you've never kept.
From My first dance,
To your last chance.…

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 3
  • Votes 55
  • Rating: 4.55
Poem About Pain Of Dad Leaving
  • by Victoria Perez
  • Published: Feb 2006
Come Back For Me

You said you would come back for me
Why you didn't, I just don't know
You said you are here for me
Then why do I feel so alone?…

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 7
  • Votes 22
  • Rating: 4.5
Wondering How Father Of Children Could Walk Out Poem
  • by Rebecca March
  • Published: Jun 2010
Walking Away From Us

How can you just leave us, how can you walk away
when all I need is a little smile from them and it totally makes my day.

How can you turn your back from your daughters' undying love?…

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 14
  • Votes 69
  • Rating: 4.48
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Heartbreaking Poem From Daughter To Father
  • by Heidi A. Hopson
  • Published: Feb 2006
Daddy Why?

You were my dad that I once knew
But little do you know the pain you put me through
I've grown up and realized
That your life is nothing but one thousand lies…

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  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 25
  • Votes 58
  • Rating: 4.47
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My ex husband abandoned my daughter before she was born. He said he didn't have any love for my …

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