Hurting Poem

My absolute first love. You can never forget, but hopefully you can find a way to move on and still carry those good memories.

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I love reading hurt poems, and I write music about hurt. The worst pain I had was a few weeks ago when I received a heart retching text from my boyfriend saying I was too complicated for him...

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Living Again


Published by Family Friend Poems June 2011 with permission of the Author.

Running, running
far away.
Escaping dreams
of yesterday.
Faster, faster
there I go.
Forgetting things
you'll never know.
Dying, dying
deep inside.
Find a place
for me to hide.
Catching, catching
up with me.
No more running
from reality.
Stopping, stopping
let me cry.
Finding a way
to say goodbye.


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I think goodbyes are difficult, but at the same time, they can be necessary. I think recovery is essential.

  • Gloria J Stultz by Gloria J Stultz, Columbus Ohio
  • 5 years ago

Hi, I have finally found what I believe is true love. I have never been in love before. I mean, he is my best friend, my family, my lover, my soulmate and my everything. He said that I was all of that to him also. We have been though so much in the past two years. At the beginning it was great - we got along so well. Everyone else was against us, but we didn't care 'cause we loved each other. It was supposed to be for ever, till death does us part. So now two years later he doesn't want to be a couple anymore and now my heart is broken, and I don't know what I'm going to do without him. My heart, body, and soul will always be his. I don't know how I'm going to move on without him with me.

  • T.I by T.I
  • 7 years ago

Words cannot even begin to describe the agonizing pain. I can only listen to Birdy and cry. I'm stuck in this never-ending cycle.

  • Serena Perez by Serena Perez
  • 7 years ago

I love reading hurt poems, and I write music about hurt. The worst pain I had was a few weeks ago when I received a heart retching text from my boyfriend saying I was too complicated for him and that he was in love with someone else and I just wasn’t enough.

Shortly after, my older sister had wanted to move back to Texas, so we took her, and she was moving in with a guy she loved and had been dating for a few months. Guess who it was. My ex-boyfriend. I was so shocked and hurt. I still, to this day, love him and miss him so much. He was my everything, and I do hate my sister for doing that to me. We hardly talk anymore because the pain just kills me. I’m hoping to heal through writing and through people like you who can express yourselves through writing.

  • Kendra N Winters by Kendra N Winters, Bloomington normal
  • 1 year ago

Me too and same! I am so sorry that happened to you. That has happened to me, too. It was hard and has taken time, but I got through it and found someone else who is treating me better than the person who did that to me. You are enough. He was the one who wasn't enough. I believe in you. You'll meet someone who will treat you a whole bunch better than he treated you.

  • Casey Cohenour by Casey Cohenour
  • 5 years ago

I was touched by your story, but you have to realize that it wasn’t that you’re not enough. It was him who wasn’t enough. When we truly love, we need someone to accept all of us. That loves needs to never die. It’s hard to let go, but it’s the idea of who you thought this person was. Try to forgive your sister. You should be happy you aren’t with the wrong kind of man anymore. Keep doing your thing, and look inside to find you because that’s where you begin to find the meaning of unconditional forever without prejudice, and you will never again need to look behind. Someone who will fill your soul, heart, and mind is going to come along.

  • Tami by Tami
  • 5 years ago

I had that happen when I was younger and had forgiven her for it, but he was a coward and couldn't face me after he knocked up my baby sister. What a lowlife. Little did my sister know he also dealt drugs, and she gave custody of her daughter to the guy.

  • Tara Pawlowsky by Tara Pawlowsky
  • 7 years ago

I am so sorry to hear this. Healing others helps heal one's self. You just must eat the advice you give, which is always sweeter when the plate isn't your own. I only lost my love. I couldn't imagine losing family at the same time. You're in my thoughts. I will pray for you.

  • Viet by Viet
  • 7 years ago

I enjoy hurting poems very much. All types of poems here touch my soul. I often read sad love poems at nighttime with sweet pieces of music. So fantastic to curl up with them.

  • Laura Trevino by Laura Trevino
  • 5 years ago

I have a boyfriend for 16 years. He keeps cheating on me over and over again, and I keep forgiving him. But it doesn't work. Me going back with him just gives him the right away to keep doing what he’s doing and saying it’s okay. I don't know what else to do.

  • Brittany Rivera by Brittany Rivera
  • 8 years ago

I love this poem. I can tell you wrote it from your heart. One of my favorite from this website.

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