Sad Poems about Love

Sad Love Poems express anger, betrayal and heartbreak over a great loss. When our dreams are shattered, our vulnerabilities attacked and our soulmate exposed as a charlatan, we are left void and empty. It is any wonder that we turn to poetry to express the inexpressible.

Poems about Lost Love

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Just I Love You & Goodbye

Not once did I expect this to happen.
Never in my wildest dream that I've fallen,
To a boy who wasn't my prince charming
Nor to someone who is my friend....

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  • Emailed 63
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  • Votes 1444
  • Rating 4.32
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Wow! That's a wonderful poem it reflects my story sometime back.

  • By Alone
  • Published: February 2008
Free From Bad Relationship

As I sit in my corner and think about your lies,
I have nothing else to do but break down and cry.
You knew it would end,
You knew it would die,...

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  • Rating 4.30

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For Love's Sake

I'm so tired of this empty feeling
I'm so tired of being alone
I lay here staring at the ceiling
Waiting by the phone...

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  • Rating 4.27
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My crush is super shy and two years older than me. What should I do? Should I approach him or what?

  • By Sarah N. Hilliard
  • Published: October 2015
Dear Broken Heart

Dear broken heart, why can't you fix me?
And dear broken heart, are you still with me?
And when I lay my head down and
Think of the things that I'll never do,

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  • By Penny Pierce
  • Published: January 2008
Forbidden Love

I love you with a love that's forbidden, yet I can't stop.
you make me feel like no man has ever made me feel before,
with just a look I swoon.
I dream of your arms around me, your lips on mine. ...

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  • Votes 835
  • Rating 4.26
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OMG... Your poem is my current situation. We used to work together (we still stay in contact) and when we saw each other, all of our personal problems would go away. We would talk about...

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  • By Meagen Deitz
  • Published: October 2007
Cheating And Lies

Would you care if we quit talking
Would you care if I went walking
I need to know how you feel
So I know how to deal...

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  • Votes 1843
  • Rating 4.26
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Hello Ladies, I am most sincerely sorry for your pain and suffering. These men who've disrespected you and treated you so badly are shallow and very insecure with themselves. They may feel...

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Playing Games With A Girl Who Can't Say No
  • By Kirstie Dorgan
  • Published: July 2010
She

She's a girl and he's a guy
why they're together, I don't know why
she is caring, loving, honest and true
he is mean, nasty, selfish and cruel...

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  • Votes 238
  • Rating 4.24
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My friends say I'm in an abusive relationship. I'm not quite sure if I believe them or if I think they are just overreacting. People say the same things to me that are in this poem and it...

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  • By Judii
  • Published: June 2008
Flower That Bloomed In The Dead Of Winter Died Of Loneliness

I believe at the end of my life,
the credits will read tragedy,
that with the last blink of my eye your face will cross my mind,
and I'll go back to that day...

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  • Votes 567
  • Rating 4.23
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I realized my fiancee was cheating with her coworker but anytime I would ask her she would get angry and accuse me of not trusting her her, there was a time she asked permission from me to go...

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Trying To Keep Relationship Alive
  • By Tanya
  • Published: November 2007
Good Bye

I'm tired of your apologies,
I'm tired of your Lies..
You've left me feeling empty,
Ready to say Good Bye......

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  • Votes 386
  • Rating 4.22
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You have made me think that I was the one for you. You fooled me in that way that I could not see all the lies you were telling me and all the bad stuff you were doing behind my back. I...

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Love Is Bitter-Sweet
Who Am I?

I'll creep up on you when you least expect it....

I don't ask, let you know I'm coming,
or care who you wish to be involved.......

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  • Votes 353
  • Rating 4.21
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This poem is a perfect representation of love. Love seems to always be aiming at our demise, plotting to watch us fall, and hoping it is when timing is worst. The crude way in which the piece...

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