Poems With Couplets

31 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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  3. Never Enough

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

    in Mother Daughter Poems

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    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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  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. The Year

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    What can be said in New Year rhymes,
    That’s not been said a thousand times?

    The new years come, the old years go,

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  10. 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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    This poem really hits home right now. My husband's ex caused him so much damage emotionally that he's afraid of being hurt again, so he does the hurting before anything even happens. After 14...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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