Regret Poems

Regret Poems

Poems About Regret, Remorse and Sorrow

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.

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Regret Poetry 1 - 10 of 16

I'm A Broken Woman
  • By SPS
  • Published: December 21, 2013
Thanks Mom

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...

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  • Rating 4.41
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Your poem 'Thanks Mom' was heart felt. I embrace your passion from your resilience through your writing.
So poetry might not make a person rich, but with your talent it can offer...

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Poem About When Time Runs Out
  • By Alice Wyndham
  • Published: June 2011
When Time Runs Out

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.
...

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  • Rating 4.38
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I lost my daughter my first born child just 10 days ago. To an addiction she tried so long to fight she hated what it did to her, in the end the demon prevailed and she died from an overdose....

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Poem About Feeling Regret and Guilt
  • By M
  • Published: May 2011
Alone In My Head

Alone in my head,
I'm feeling so low,
You wont understand,
No one can know....

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  • Rating 4.31
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This really gets to me and makes perfect sense to me because this always happens and yes thank you for posting it

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Poem Regretting Lost Love
Words Unsaid

Regretting the moments I took for granted,
Moments when I was eaten by pride and hatred.
What if I had told you what I feel?
Would it change my life's wheel?

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  • Rating 4.30
Reckless Driving Poem
  • By Jade
  • Published: December 2007
I Still Love You, You're My Big Brother

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....

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  • Rating 4.26
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 could find love and hold it, blindly I went for it....

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  • Rating 4.21
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I had to choose between my ex boyfriend and someone knew. I chose the someone knew...finding out I was just a winning to him nothing more. I know my ex really loved me when he took me back...

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  • By Katrina
  • Published: August 2009
Who Do You Do?

I'm crying my eyes out,
But no one can see,
Because it's deep,
Deep inside of me....

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  • Rating 4.20
Poem About Fleeting Moments With Children
  • By Wendy K. Quick
  • Published: February 2006
Fatherless Son

A fatherless son,
Staring in the face of his dad.
What happened to the time they had?
Just a minute, wait a second, be right there....

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  • Rating 4.14
  • By Carolynne M. Stubanas
  • Published: February 2006
Our Past We Shared


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 forced to be a father, because you didn't want to bother....

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  • Rating 4.12

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