Heartbreak Poems

Sad Love Poems about Heartbreak

When your heart is broken it is the saddest thing in the world. All your energy leaves you and everything in your life seems to lose all meaning. You gave your heart and soul to this love, and now it is no more. How can your heart ever be whole again? There is a very deep thought attributed the Mystical Rabbi of Kotzk, "there is nothing as whole as a broken heart". Although a broken heart is painful, it brings a person to turn to God. He realizes that he is ultimately alone in the world except for God who is always there to comfort him.

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Girlfriend Still Loves Ex-Boyfriend
  • By YoungPoet
  • Published: May 2011
The Siren

He wrote her a song, but it never got finished
They both fell in love, but it was soon diminished
She sits on his bed and cries in his lap
He cries back at her, knowing they can't go back.

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Beautiful...I'm bawling my eyes out in complete and utter awe...

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Poem For When A Marriage Falls Apart
  • By Michelle Boyd
  • Published: December 2009
Do You Know

Do you know a life of loneliness and one filled with pain,
living a life with nothing to gain,
Surrounded by darkness, overwhelmed with shame.
A life without peace with no one to blame.

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I got married just recently, like 8 months ago, but the last couple of months have felt like a never ending pain. After being married for 3 months, I found out he is addicted to porn and how...

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Poem Wishing To Be Yours Again
  • By Carl Sinclair
  • Published: May 2015
Ode To You

Every morning I see your face,
And for that fleeting second I'm in a different place,
A place where we smiled, laughed, and talked,
A place where we could hold hands wherever we walked,

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My girlfriend broke up with me about 4 months ago now (even though it feels like just yesterday we were hand in hand, smiling ear to ear, with absolutely no worries...). And upon reading this...

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How Do I Mend A Broken Heart?
A Broken Heart

How do I mend a broken heart?
My entire world has fallen apart.
How do I find hope in a brand new day,
when the one I love has gone away?

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How can you fix a broken heart? I have loved this guy since last year and I would do anything to make him happy, but now it's all gone.

How Can I Forget Him Poem
He'll Never Know

I want to run, I want to hide
From all the pain he caused inside.
I want to scream, I want to cry.
Why can't I tell him goodbye?

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I'm so in love with this guy, but he can't love me back. I feel the same feeling the poet feels. I can't forget him. l will never stop loving him. I know he loves me, but he's not in love...

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  • By Whitney Barton
  • Published: December 2009
I Tried So Hard

Analysis of Form and Technique

I tried so hard.
I tried my best.
I gave you my all,
And now there's nothing left.

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We were in love with each other for so long, but in the middle she left and got married. But after few years she came back with a son and said, "I want you and I'm divorced." Without...

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Poem About Not Wanting To Hear Lies
  • By Jenny
  • Published: October 2009
Look Me In The Eyes

Look me in the eyes
And tell me what you see.
My hopes and dreams are shattered.
Is there no future for you and me?

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When I read this made me want to cry.
My husband I love more then I can even put in words .

I am scared of loosing him I think about it often how he tells me he's not as...

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Poem About A Rough Time In A Relationship
  • By Amanda
  • Published: July 2015
What's Next?

I lie awake tonight,
Wishing of things I can change.
I try to convince myself,
But it's all so strange.

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Today I lost my best friend and lover. He's been the best thing thats ever happend to me and I pushed him away. Never let the right one go or you end up like me wide awake at 2:39 wishing...

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Last Goodbye Letter
  • By Tara Ong
  • Published: August 2012
Hoping

I write this poem for you to read,
with heartache that will forever bleed.
I wish things were so different,
sadly this is what you've made of me.

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  • By Carlie
  • Published: September 2011
I Don't Sleep Because Of You

I don't go to sleep at night
because you haunt my dreams
and waking up to find you're not here
is harder than it seems

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This poem expresses the emotions I feel perfectly. I'm going through a difficult break up at the moment and I find the most lonely part of the day is when I'm falling asleep. This is because...

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