Poems With Couplets

34 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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. A Naughty Little Comet

    in Famous Life Poems

    There was a little comet who lived near the Milky Way!
    She loved to wander out at night and jump about and play.

    The mother of the comet was a very good old star;

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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