I want someone to hold me,
But I'm the only one here.
I want someone to listen to me,
But I'm the only ear.
Poems That Grip The Heart
Published: October 2020
Many people feel alone in hard times, and these poems will grip your heart and make you feel like someone has heard your cries.
14 Relatable Poems That Will Make You Feel Understood
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I want someone to hold me,Featured Shared Story
I've been the same way, but you are never alone. God is there for you, Your friends and family care, even if they don't know the best way to show it. People are there to help you; you just...
The years have passed by
In the blink of an eye,
Moments of sadness
And joy have flown by.Featured Shared Story
I couldn't have said it any better than Patricia Fleming. This is exactly how I feel. I've gone that route where I would buy things in the hope that I would feel better, however, it never...
We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,Featured Shared Story
A wonderful poem Paul Laurence Dunbar wrote many years ago, after slavery was abolished.
How it must have hurt to know his parents had been slaves...
Imagine the pain that slavery...
You're my love, my life,
The air that I breathe.
You're my soul, my happiness,
The all that I need.Featured Shared Story
I loved a boy. I saw him and I had never felt it before. It was a lightning bolt through my heart and soul. His hands were warm, and his smile was warmer, and his kiss melted me. But he hurt...
She stood on the bridge
In silence and fear,
For the demons of darkness
Had driven her here.Featured Shared Story
This is such an inspiring poem. I am a seventh grader with depression and it is because of my loving boyfriend that I am still alive. Please, anyone who is depressed, know that there is...
In every room of our time together there is a box
Of memories we shared.
Now is the time to pack away
With sadness and with care.Featured Shared Story
I know that this poem is intended for divorce but when my father died my Mum wanted a poem that summed up her feelings. They had been separated for 25 years but they stayed married. Still...
8. Nobody Knows
Nobody knows it's empty,
The smile that I wear.
The real one is left behind in the past
Because I left you there...Featured Shared Story
My girls left me for their dad and his wife. They felt they had to or they’d lose him. Kids are resilient? They just push it all down. It still wounds them. Who would think it would only...
in School Poems
I wish that you could see
This scared girl inside of me.
I'm not really as I seem.Featured Shared Story
When I first came into public school, I realized how cruel the world could be. This mask I've created is suffocating me! I can't breathe and the false life that I've created is holding me...
12. Not Good Enough
I help you through hard times, as you do I,
But you really don't know how much I hide.
Even though we are the best of friends,
I really don't think you can understand.Featured Shared Story
For a dad, it's really hard when you’re unable to heal her most precious heart. I read a poem so it can give me ideas on what else I need to say, but what can a dad do if his daughter is...
Her thoughts bob under the surface,
Her lost dreams circling around her in clouds.
Every fake smile, fake laugh,
Only feeds the emptiness inside.Featured Shared Story
I'm not sure if I'm depressed. Sometimes I feel wrong saying I am. Only because nothing terribly bad has happened to me. I haven't been through a close relative dying, I haven't been scarred...
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