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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    Very touching and so descriptive. Sadly, none of us realize that time, family, and life's journey pass us by so quickly. Situations pass us by, people get lost into the confusion of life. We...

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