Classic Sad Love Poems

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Ebb By Edna St. Vincent Millay
I know what my heart is like
Since your love died:
It is like a hollow ledge
Holding a little pool
Left there by the tide,
A little tepid pool,
Drying ..........
Votes: 2,  Rating: 5
Annabel Lee By Edgar Allan Poe
It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of ANNABEL LEE;
And this maiden she lived with no other thought
Than ..........
Votes: 87,  Rating: 4.34
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The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of ..........
Votes: 78,  Rating: 4.33
Choice By Angela Morgan
I'd rather have the thought of you
To hold against my heart,
My spirit to be taught of you
With west winds blowing,
Than all the warm caresses
Of another love's bestowing,
Or ..........
Votes: 68,  Rating: 4.18
May By Sara Teasdale
The wind is tossing the lilacs,
The new leaves laugh in the sun,
And the petals fall on the orchard wall,
But for me the spring is done.

Beneath the apple blossoms
I go a wintry ..........
Votes: 20,  Rating: 3.95
Lone Gentleman By Pablo Neruda
The gay young men and the love-sick girls,
and the abandoned widows suffering in sleepless delirium,
and the young pregnant wives of thirty hours,
and the raucous cats that cruise my ..........
Votes: 11,  Rating: 3.91
To A Young Girl By William Butler Yeats
My dear, my dear, I know
More than another
What makes your heart beat so;
Not even your own mother
Can know it as I know,
Who broke my heart for her
When the wild thought,
That ..........
Votes: 24,  Rating: 3.75
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VOITURES URANIA By Sir George Etherege
Hopeless, I languish out my days ;

Struck with Urania's conqu'ring eyes!
The wretch, at whom she darts these rays,

Must feel the wound until he dies!

Though endless be her ..........
Votes: 4,  Rating: 3.75
The Kiss By Sara Teasdale
I hoped that he would love me,
And he has kissed my mouth,
But I am like a stricken bird
That cannot reach the south.

For though I know he loves me,
To-night my heart is sad; ..........
Votes: 35,  Rating: 3.66
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