Waiting Poems

Tired of Waiting Poems

One famous historical book says, “expectation postponed is making the heart sick”. Those wise words have proven true time and again for many. Many people wait their whole lives for things that are difficult to come across, like true love or exceptional secular opportunities. Unfortunately, some things, like finding a soul mate, do not necessarily happen when one would like. Often, the wait can become frustrating, causing sadness, anger and other negative feelings. One way to combat such feelings is to read the poetry of others who have experienced similar emotions.

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Waiting For My Dad

I sit alone in the darkness
Waiting for him to come back to me.
Can he hear my cries?
Can he feel my tears?
Can he sense my breaking heart?
God only knows such a …

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Hey dad I wonder why you left me and my 3 brothers alone? This question never fades away in my mind were we a mistake in your life ? I seen you the other day with your new family you seemed very …

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  • by Jessica Velez
  • Published: 11/2/2009
The Pain Of Missing You

I never knew a broken heart could keep on breaking.
You keep on sending your love but no ones there to take it.
Rivers of tears keep a steady flow…
But no ones there to know.
It's you, …

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Looking for comfort. I'm a grieving mother, who lost her son in the year 2000. The day he died was when I became a different person. I live in a shell of a body, who is trying to go on with life, for …

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  • by Mike
  • Published: 2/18/2011
Better Dead

I'm so torn as I sit alone in a lifeless jumble of secret thoughts,
Wanting to end this bitter pain for some relief,
even momentarily.
It won't subside,
This negative force that breaks …

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Darkness Befalls

Gliding deep into the forest
Darkness covers me like a blanket
And the mist surrounding me
I feel like there's no way to flee

I look beyond the broad horizon
See the moon shine …

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  • by Charlene Khuah
  • Published: 6/27/2010
Waiting For Your Return

never did you tell me
you were leaving me.

left me in one month,
waited for months.

alone sitting in this room,
so dark.
so alone.

crying my heart out
while …

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  • by Donna Jozwiak
  • Published: 6/2/2011
My Ritual

In the early hours,
As most should be sleeping,
I sit in our bedroom window, and perform a ritual,
Smoking a cigarette, wrapped tightly in a blanket,
I watch,
I watch you toss and …

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