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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I was in a relationship with this man for two years....I thought he was heaven sent...but now I realized that it was truly the devil who sent this man to my life to try to destroy it. He used...

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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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As I read your comment...I realized there are still good men out there in the world. I know how painful betrayal can be, and I know very well the feeling of emptiness and loneliness. If you...

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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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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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That has so much truth: I think we all do that at times and our companions get used to it. But sometimes we push too hard and push them away. But with true love comes an unbelievable force...

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Broken Heart Poem
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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Lost and lonely. I feel so much pain. What can I do to win her back again? I've done so much wrong but some things right. My heart bleeds when I'm not with you.

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

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

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I know that feeling, my boyfriend just broke up with me a few weeks ago and the worst is he is my first love. I don't know how to make thing better but I'm trying.

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 met a guy in high school, and we were so in love, but things were complicated between us, but I have never loved someone like l loved him. I got married to someone else, but I am still in...

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  • By Becky Powell
  • Published: July 2009
To Him

The cold winds are blowing
The leaves are falling to the ground.
Soon the snow will be falling
And my heart will be crying...

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There was this guy who moved to my city from Capetown with his family. He was one of a kind. He was gorgeous and handsome I never knew I liked him until one day when he invited me on...

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Power Of Words

was it the first time I saw your face
or when I first saw you smile
when I was settled in my place
hope you'd stay for a while

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It touched me because I'm going through really bad break up with the father of my unborn son so many lies and promise that were said just empty emotions I wish one day can be erased.

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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