Regret Poems

Regret can make a person feel an unrelenting bitterness like no other emotion. While regret can help a person to avoid repeating a mistake, if left uncontrolled it can wreak havoc on a person. Hours, days, or weeks spent feeling regret for a past mistake is usually counterproductive. It can impede a person from moving on with their life and letting go of the past. So how can someone dealing with regret cope? Many find that reading and writing poems that deal with their feelings allows them to let go once and for all.

Poems About Regret, Remorse and Sorrow

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Poem About Self Harm, When You Look Through A Broken Mirror
By Tab
When you look through a mirror
The picture is clear
The beauty shown seems like you have no fears
The skinnier you are
The better you feel
The temptation of perfection fills the ..........
Votes: 9,  Rating: 4.56
I'm A Broken Woman, Thanks Mom
By SPS
You say you care
But you don't
That's why you're not here but there
You said you'd change but you won't

Every night since I was five
I'd have to be on my own
I learned to keep ..........
Votes: 56,  Rating: 4.41 , 2 Stories
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Relief From Feeling Alone Poem, Collusion Of Silence
By Matt C.
I live everyday with everlasting shame,
with everlasting regret,
with everlasting pain,
Why? What have I done to beget?
I don't forget, like a tight corset
of the pain that tightly ..........
Votes: 27,  Rating: 4.37
Poem About Feeling Regret and Guilt, Alone In My Head
By M
Alone in my head,
I'm feeling so low,
You wont understand,
No one can know.

My eyes are so tired,
I can't sleep at night,
Your face haunts my dreams,
When I turn out the ..........
Votes: 212,  Rating: 4.27 , 1 Story
My Room, Dark Black
my room, dark black
my nightmares come back
my past, won't leave me
I need some one to free me
deep hurt, my pain
all the regret makes me insane
my eyes, wet
the reasons why, ..........
Votes: 71,  Rating: 4.2
Our Past We Shared
By Carolynne M. Stubanas

Many nights I drowned myself in tears, because you caused my family so much pain over the years.
My sister you mentally and physically abused, and my brother you unfairly used.
He was ..........
Votes: 15,  Rating: 4.2
Poem About When Time Runs Out
By Alice Wyndham
When time runs out and your heart needs to say so much more
But the heart that should hear it is gone now forever
And you are left with a raw nagging sore.

Then reach for your paper, ..........
Votes: 56,  Rating: 4.18 , 2 Stories
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Who Do You Do?
By Katrina
I'm crying my eyes out,
But no one can see,
Because it's deep,
Deep inside of me.

What do you do when you want to turn back?
But you can't because its
All just pitch ..........
Votes: 159,  Rating: 4.17
Reckless Driving Poem, I Still Love You, You're My Big Brother
By Jade
You were always a risk taker,
Especially in the car, you liked to burn rubber,
My mates thought it was funny, it was cool,
When you gave them a lift and played the fool.
Driving with no ..........
Votes: 29,  Rating: 4.07
Poem About Choices And Consequences, Choices
Why did I decide to change the course of my life?
I was impatient and naive that I let people take advantage of me.
My life has turned up side down and now it is crashing down.
I thought I ..........
Votes: 113,  Rating: 4.04 , 2 Stories
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