Divorce Poems

Poems About Divorce

It is an unfortunate fact that divorce has become commonplace in our society. The pain and anguish this is created in a divorce has a ripple effect on the family unit. Often family members are confused as how to act around the now divorced couple. Children are often used as pawns between their father and mother. Each one may try to gain the upper hand in the battle for their children's affection. Getting divorced may be necessary in cases when a relationship cannot be salvaged. However, the couple should keep in mind that the entire family unit will be affected by a divorce.

Poetry on Separation and Divorce for Broken Families

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  • By Adam T. Cumberbatch
  • Published: February 2006
Questions, Through The Eyes Of A 6 Year Old Boy

Can you tuck me into bed, Mama?
Don't forget to kiss me goodnight.
Can you tell me a story, Mama,
Before you turn out the lights?

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My family lives together, but my son sacrifices. We live in a 2 bedroom apartment: dad in the living room, him in his room, me in my room. We aren't happy anymore, and my son senses it. We...

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Losing Custody Of Child Poem
  • By Garrett W. Wheeler
  • Published: February 2006
My Lost Love My Lost Child

I wonder what you're doing
and how you're living life
what new things did you learn today
and how did you sleep last night

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I feel the pain, in the same shoes. For no reason, no reason at all. I can't see my child grow. How is that fair?

Why Did I Lose My Dad
  • By Brianna K. Slone
  • Published: February 2006
Through The Eyes Of A Child

When I was only two years old,
My daddy went away.
He swore he'd always love me,
But he said he couldn't stay.

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I have read and cried to all of these stories. I hate to say that after an 18 year relationship with my daughter's father, we have split up. My decision. I'm not going to play the blame game...

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Memories Of Daughter
Empty Spaces

I sit alone here every day,
Thinking of the child you took away.
She was my heart, she was my soul.
She was the thing that made me whole.

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Since I wrote this poem I have gained full residence (custody) of my beloved daughter. We are both so happy now.

Wondering Why Mom Left
  • By Gabriel P. Castillo
  • Published: February 2006
Why Mom?

What started it? What really went wrong?
Was our family's love not as strong?
It's hard to believe my mother's the one who's gone
Every night I cry and think about what went wrong

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Same goes to me. My parents got divorced in 2014 so its been two years already. I don't want to know who's fault is it, I'm tired. I'm the eldest from five siblings, so I need to take care of...

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Last Walk Down Memory Lane

Picture

As we sit here in silence, no longer husband and wife
I can't forget the vow I made to love you all my life...
Our last walk down memory lane fills my eyes with tears
As I find us walking hand in hand in our high school years.

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I was married for 10 years then all of a sudden my world came crashing down. I do have to say it was not all her fault I do share the blame. We have three wonderful kids together and she...

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Goodbye Note

I never thought this day would come.
I truly thought you were the one.
We used to laugh and talk all night.
Now we argue, fuss, and fight.

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Wow the poem really touched me especially the introduction part: I'm leaving still loving you instead of staying and hating you. The poem is very simple easy to analyze I'm going to use this...

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Still Love You
  • By Lisa Hildebrand
  • Published: October 2011
Always Here

Child of mine, I am always here,
though she took you away and filled me with fear

Fear of being what we are today... strangers... though I never wanted it this way...and neither did you......

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What Dad Missed Out On
  • By Maeghan P.
  • Published: May 2008
Flowered Heart

When you left me
I was too young to see
I was too young to tell
how much pain you would make my heart dwell

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I know most of you guys know how I feel. I never really knew what my dad did. I have a piece of advice for you: don't worry, you are special. God created you for a reason. Try and help...

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Letter From Father To Daughter Explaining Divorce
  • By Justin
  • Published: November 2011
My Baby Girl

I lay here and think of how pretty your are
Daddy's little angel shines like a star
I'm sorry this happened to your little heart
That Mommy and Daddy had to split apart

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