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 soulmate, 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.

I'm Waiting Poems

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Waiting For My Dad

I sit alone in the darkness
Waiting...
Waiting for him to come back to me.
Can he hear my cries?...

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My dad has never accepted me as his child, I wonder why now a fully grown woman but there's still this void that needs to be filled. I have tried to get close to him to no avail. Most painful...

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Poem About Waiting For The Phone To Ring
  • By Emily B
  • Published: March 2015
Sometimes I Get Lonely

Sometimes I get lonely
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Always connecting but not connected

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Poem About Missing Children
  • By Jessica Velez
  • Published: November 2009
The Pain Of Missing You

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

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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...

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Poem About Not Being Able To Sleep
  • By Donna Jozwiak
  • Published: June 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,

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Poem About The Negative Force Of Depression
  • By Mike
  • Published: February 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,

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Poem About Uncomfortable Silence
  • By Lucy Blackmur
  • Published: March 2015
Silence

Enveloping the room,
Leaving everybody isolated.
Nothing to do, nothing to say,
Just silence.

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Husband Had A Brain Hemorrhage Poem
  • By Marian Shapcott
  • Published: June 2011
Can He See Me?

Can he see me?
Can he hear me?
Does he know I'm there?
When I am standing at his bedside or sitting in a chair.

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Poem About Waiting For Boyfriend In Jail
  • By Charlene Khuah
  • Published: June 2010
Waiting For Your Return

never did you tell me
you were leaving me.

left me in one month,

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Poem About Living With Questions
  • By Lilli Janzen
  • Published: August 7, 2016
Waiting For Truth

Wait, you say, but I want to know.
Wait, you say, but it's just so slow.
Do I need to live with the questions
Or simply wait for your confession?

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