Divorce Poems

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.

Divorce is Very Hard for Everyone Including Kids

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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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  • Rating 4.62
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I needed to see this.
My husband has been gone a month now, living with a female co-worker.
We have three small boys. He was never around much anyway, and sadly they have not...

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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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  • Rating 4.59
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I understand and I am a mother. My four kids were taken ten years ago. Long story, but he manipulated everyone to believe his lies. I saw them in January for the first time in years, briefly....

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Poem About Divorce
  • 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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  • Rating 4.59
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I can't explain how much I love this. I can relate to it so much! My father had an affair when I was 4 and obviously my mom left him. For about 6 years he called on Christmas and my birthday...

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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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  • Rating 4.57
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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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Last Walk Down Memory Lane

Poetry Quote

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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  • Votes 190
  • Rating 4.54
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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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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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  • Rating 4.49
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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.

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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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  • Rating 4.48
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My mom and dad split up, I went with my dad and now my mom is moving to Florida and this poem relates to how I feel. Especially the part where it says every night I cry and think what went...

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Poem About Losing Grandchildren Due To Divorce
Precious Memories

I will take those precious memories
And frame them with my love,
Then hang them in the hallways of my heart.
I hope the fond remembrance

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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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