Poems That Grip The Heart

Published: October 15, 2020

Relatable Poems That Will Make You Feel Understood

14 Relatable Poems That Will Make You Feel Understood

Many people feel alone in hard times, and these poems will grip your heart and make you feel like someone has heard your cries.

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  1. Can Anybody Hear Me?

    Poem About The Hurt Of Being Isolated And Alone

    in Alone Poems by Teens

    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.

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    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...

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  2. The True Meaning Of Life

    What's Important In Life

    in Meaningful Poems

    The Years have passed by,
    In the blink of an eye,
    Moments of sadness,
    And joy have flown by.

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    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...

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  4. Nobody Knows

    The Pain Of Leaving Someone You Love

    in Hurting Poems

    Nobody knows it's empty,
    The smile that I wear.
    The real one is left behind in the past
    Because I left you there...

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    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...

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  5. My Everything

    • By Dean Coombes
    • Published: February 2013
    How Much I Love You

    in I Miss You Poems

    You're my love, my life,
    The air that I breathe.
    You're my soul, my happiness,
    The all that I need.

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    This resonated for me as my wife is in a nursing home and I cannot visit her. I am 76 and have to stay isolated; we have been married for 55 years and have known this kind of love and so miss...

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  7. Demons Of Darkness

    • By Olivia B
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About Demons Inside

    in Depression Poems

    She stood on the bridge
    In silence and fear,
    For the demons of darkness
    Had driven her here.

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    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...

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  8. Wretched Monster

    • By Shattered Mirror
    • Published: September 2017
    Self-Hate And Suicidal Thoughts

    in STOP Teen Suicide Poems

    What should I say, how should I feel?
    Wretched Monster, tell me what's real.
    Can you not see you're causing problems?
    No matter what you do, you can't solve them.

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    • Rating 4.59
  9. The Boxes In The Hall

    • By Adrian Baillie
    • Published: December 2008
    Goodbye After Divorce Poem

    in Goodbye Love Poems

    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.

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    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...

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  10. We Wear The Mask

    in Famous Sad Poems

    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,

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    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...

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  11. False Identity

    • By Erin
    • Published: February 2016
    Poem About Creating A False Identity To Cover Up Hurt

    in Fear Poems by Teens

    Sometimes
    I wish that you could see
    This scared girl inside of me.
    I'm not really as I seem.

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    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...

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  12. And The World Carries On

    in Short Poems

    The plates will still shift
    and the clouds will still spew.
    The sun will slowly rise
    and the moon will follow too.

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    This poem is really so good. I feel this poem; it's just amazing.

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