Poems With Couplets

26 Examples Of Poems With Couplets (Two Line Stanzas)

Collection of poems written with stanzas that have two lines. 2 line stanzas are called Couplets. Couplets usually rhyme. A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 2 lines are called Couplets from the Old French word cople meaning two.

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  1. Half Of My Heart Is Gone

    • By Barbara J. Rouse
    • Published: March 2018
    The Heart Of A Grieving Mother

    in Son Death Poems

    Son, I wish I could wake up and see you standing there.
    Then I would know that it was just a nightmare.

    Son, I remember when you were small and how you would hold my hand,

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    We lost our son 30/9/18 in a motorbike accident. I visit this site regularly as part of my healing process. The stories I read are heart wrenching. Thank you for sharing. It isn't getting any...

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  2. Never Enough

    • By Author Unknown
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Thanking Mom For Everything She's Done

    in Mother Child Poems

    Picture

    Sometimes I know the words to say to give thanks for all you've done,
    but then they fly up and away as quickly as they come.

    How could I possibly thank you enough, the one who makes me whole,

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    My mother is still alive at 96, and I am 73. I am the one who visits her and takes her yogurt and toiletries. My late father's pension pays for her accommodation at a home. I used to work...

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  3. Mysterious Pain

    Poem About Anxiety Disorder

    in Mental Illness Poems

    With her head hung low
    and nowhere to go,

    she can't explain

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    No one understands what I am suffering from. My new doctor has decided I am taking a far too dangerous drug, so he is weaning me off. I must suffer again for the length of this weaning...

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  4. Why Play At Being Real?

    Poem About Being Played

    in Betrayed Friend Poems

    He blew into my life like a sweet summer breeze,
    Stole my heart in an instant, made me weak in the knees...

    He seemed so sincere when he'd look in my eyes

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    This poem is a very good one. It reminds me of a friend of mine who seemed to be by my side. Recently I discovered that I was just fooling myself. She blocked me on Facebook and changed her...

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  5. Second Best

    • By Rachel Jane
    • Published: June 2016
    Poem About Being Second Best

    in Confused about Love Poems

    I have a heart and it's quite broken.
    I read your words as if they were spoken.

    You'll always love her for the rest of your life,

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    Roses are red.
    Violets are blue.
    Angels in heaven can't describe
    The way I feel about you.

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  7. We Lost Each Other

    Emotions Of A Breakup

    in Breaking Up Poems

    I could ask you to stay,
    But there's really nothing left to say.

    This breakup has been emotional and long,

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    He was so perfect in every way and I love him dearly, but towards the end things became so toxic. We no longer had the passion, respect, and the abundant love we once shared. This poem...

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  8. All Good Things Come To An End

    When Your Love Leaves You

    in Breaking Up Poems

    All good things come to an end,
    Even the gifts that God sends,

    Like her, the angel He sent from above

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    We all have that special someone…until you don’t feel like he/she is your special one anymore. That’s what happened to me. Avery, if you ever read this, I’m truly sorry. But I have found a...

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  9. Inside Out

    in Depression Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Outside lives a girl with a smile that will brighten up the room,
    yet inside hides a girl with a frown full of despair.

    Outside lives a girl with eyes of joy that bring you to ease,

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    Wow, just wow. That's me exactly. I go through my church doors with a smile always on my face, so much so that the youth group nicknamed me Smiley McGee, and I'm so nice to others. I guess...

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  10. Can't Accept That You're Gone

    Mourning The Loss Of A Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

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    I hate that I can't see your face,
    except for a picture on my mirror.

    But I love that when I look at it,

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    I'm so sorry. Thank you for sharing your story, I know it must have been hard to write those words. It sounds to me like your dad said his goodbyes to you and felt at peace. I know nothing I...

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  11. My Grampie

    • By Jessica Higgins
    • Published: September 2014
    Sweet Poem Remembering Grandpa

    in Grandfather Death Poems

    My love for my Grampie will always be alive.
    Although he is gone, his legacy will survive.

    In the things he taught me and love he would show,

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    My grandpa passed away tonight and it tore me apart. Out of all my family, my grandpa was the closest one to me. He taught me everything I know today. Eighteen years was sure not enough time...

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  12. What I Would Do For You

    Mother's Dedication To Her Child

    in Mother Poems

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    I would do just about anything you'd ask,
    For you there's nothing I wouldn't do, there's no such task.

    I would walk without my shoes to the end of the Earth,

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    As a mom we work our bottoms off to be able to provide all that you need in life. As a daughter I know how we can"hate" our moms from time to time. But I promise you we as mother's love our...

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  13. Would It Be Ok?

    • By Ryan Stiltz
    • Published: February 2016
    Sweet Poem For Girlfriend

    in Girlfriend Poems

    Would it be ok if I took some of your time?
    Would it be ok if I wrote you a rhyme?

    Would it be ok if I opened my heart?

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    I might not be the kind of boy everyone would call a perfect boyfriend. I might not have everything and might not be able to make you smile every time I was an alcoholic, a gangster, a jerk,...

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  14. Time

    • By Joe Massocco
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About How Time Flies

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    Tick tock...tick tock...
    Life is counting down on your internal clock.

    Memories that feel as if they occurred yesterday

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    Such a good poem. I wish everyone understood how quickly our lives go by and would cherish life and every day. I wish they would learn to live in peace and make peace. I also look back on...

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  15. If Only I Knew

    • By Sennette Gaoses
    • Published: February 2014
    Emotional Poem About Death Cutting Young Life Short

    in Sister Death Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If only I knew that our time would be so brief,
    Spoiled you rotten I would have done.

    If only I knew that would be our last phone call,

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    May 2, 2016 I lost my little sister who was only 45. Every day brings the challenge to go forward.

  16. You Will Always Hold My Heart

    in I Miss You Poems

    I remember the first time we met.
    It is something I will never forget.

    The beauty that was shown in your face

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  17. Keeping The Promises

    • By Morgan Gregg
    • Published: March 2013
    Friendship Poem About Making Promises

    in Life Long Friend Poems

    Do you remember, when we were young, those promises we made?
    The promise to be there for each other, no matter night or day.

    The promise to keep secrets, no matter what they are.

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    I got the news I had cancer. My best friend of 31 years left me because she couldn't handle me being sick. It's been almost a year now and after doing 14 rounds of chemotherapy, every two...

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  18. One More

    • By Maranda G. Brice
    • Published: March 2011
    Death Of A Cousin

    in Family Death Poems

    When the sunny skies turn from blue to gray,
    I can't help but wonder just what you would say?

    I wonder if you know how many lives you have touched.

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    Wow. I wrote this poem a few years ago for Debbie. I am so touched by all of your stories and how much you loved my poem. Thank you all so much for the positive feedback. It was a blessing to...

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  19. Lost In The Past

    Poem About The Pain From Child Abuse

    in Hope Poems

    Searching for something that may never be known,
    mental disturbance turns a heart back to stone.

    Create memories alone in your head,

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  20. Faith And Courage In Life

    Powerful Poem About Life Lessons

    in Inspirational Poems

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    In life there are people that will hurt us and cause us pain,
    but we must learn to forgive and forget and not hold grudges.

    In life there are mistakes we will make,

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    I've been dealing with issues in my relationship with my husband. We have been married for 6 and a half years, we have 2 beautiful kids together, but come to find out he's been cheating on me...

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  21. You Were Inside Me

    • By Shirley Daley
    • Published: April 2011

    in Abortion Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You were inside me but only for a while.
    Only in my dreams do I embrace your smile.

    In my thoughts I see you, my bleeding heart is torn

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    We always have a choice so to tell that someone made you to do this is silly!!!!!

  22. To You I Promise

    Poem About My Love For My Wife

    in Wife Poems

    My love for you is unconditional and enduring.
    To you I promise to always be reassuring.

    My love for you protects you and is honorable.

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    We often listen to jokes related to husband and wife ridiculing each other. I have always been taught to respect the wife from that core of the heart. That is the reason I could never enjoy...

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  23. Make It Green

    • By Mrs. Avani Desai
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Saving Earth

    in Earth Poems

    Lives are crying because it's not clean,
    Earth is dying because it's not green...

    Earth is our dear Mother, don't pollute it,

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    I just loved this poem so much that when I was reading it I got inspired to start writing poems. I will tell you I just hated poems, so you probably wonder why I would read a poem. Actually,...

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  24. Behind This Face

    Hiding Your True Feelings When Suffering From Depression

    in Depression Poems

    Behind this calm face there is a raging storm,
    Like a war in my head since the day I was born.

    Behind this smile there is a lonely sad frown,

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    • Rating 4.15
  25. Childhood

    • By Aniket Jangam
    • Published: June 2016
    Missing The Simple Joys Of Childhood

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    Going back to the time, doing all that I want,
    Just living up my life, getting all that I can't!

    Great was the childhood, innocent were the smiles.

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  26. A Simple Smile

    Saying Goodbye Too Soon

    in Lost Love Poems

    A great big laugh, a simple smile.
    You came into my life to only stay awhile.

    At first glace, I knew it was meant,

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  27. Brothers

    Poem About The Bond Between Siblings

    in Children Poems

    A gentle kiss upon the cheek,
    Their love growing stronger with each week.

    Watching them make each other laugh,

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