Hurting Poem

Poem about being confused by breakup.

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Do not take that loser back. You’re better than that. He will only bring you more pain and use of more of your life so that you can’t find someone else. I’m a single father and will die a...

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Published: July 2009

I thought it was a dream; I thought it wasn't real,
But pain really hurts and it's really how I feel.
Memories keep coming back, and so do all of the tears.
I hear your voice, and as quick as the smile came, it quickly disappears.
I don't know what is happening, because you always held my hand.

You said you would never let go; that is what I don't understand.
So many promises you made, and more of them broken.
Lost and confused, feels like I'm choking.
A lot of things I did not say;
Now I can't find my way.

I feel like a boomerang; you throw me but not only that.
Every time you throw me, I always seem to come back.
Back to you, back to pain.
Nothing has changed, you're still the same.

I cannot start over because I don't know where to start.
I guess that is what happens when someone breaks your heart.
If we are supposed to follow our dreams, why can't I follow you?
Because now I am so lost, I wish you were lost without me too.



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  • Devika Keerthi by Devika Keerthi
  • 2 years ago

Touching poem. Moved me even though I don't know how relationships work.

  • Girl On Fire by Girl On Fire
  • 2 years ago

It was summer and I knew this guy because he was my best friend's brother. He liked me, and I eventually liked him too. Then we talked for like two months and I really, really, really felt love from him. He told me that he loves me. His words touched even the deepest cell in my heart. He promised not to leave me and he'll be with me til the end. Until one afternoon, May 15, 2015, he just stopped talking to me, and I didn't want to annoy him, so i just waited for him to talk to me again. Days, weeks, have passed and I heard nothing from him. Until one day, I heard, not from him, but someone else, that he has a girlfriend... And now, he's fulfilling his promises for me but to another girl. I'm crying like a baby Urgh, I hate it.

  • Robin Waldo by Robin Waldo
  • 2 months ago

I was in a toxic 5-year relationship with a controlling, selfish, self-centered narcissist. I got involved with another man 4 months ago, claims to "adore" me but goes "ghost" for days, no call, no return text - thinks it's okay. I'm hurt, want to move on, yet want to talk things out, but talk is cheap. He's been doing better in his actions, but slipped up again over the weekend with the same ol confused.

  • Kristen Leeann by Kristen Leeann, N.Y.
  • 4 years ago

My ex and I were together for two years. The first year I just waited and waited for him, because I promised I wouldn't give up.. but he just used me and when I caught him.. I forgave him because I love him, but he continued to hurt me.. After my daughter's first birthday his ex gf sent him a friend request on fb. I told him that if he did that then forget about me. Well he did it and started talking to her.. I got over it but told him that he wanted her and he insisted that he loved me and only wanted me.. well he broke up with me on thanksgiving but continued to talk to me trying to "work" things out.. but recently I found pics of them together on fb.. they were dating while he was still telling me he loved me and my daughter and acting like her dad.. I found out I was pregnant and instead of him being there for me he went back to her and told her and said he didn't want IT to split them apart.. and told me he's stuck with me. I lost the baby.. and now he's wanting to fix things and actually try.. begged me to stay and said he wouldn't hurt me anymore.. but idk what to do..

  • Sterling by Sterling
  • 11 months ago

Do not take that loser back. You’re better than that. He will only bring you more pain and use of more of your life so that you can’t find someone else. I’m a single father and will die a single father. No one will ever have power over me again. No one will ever hurt me again. You don’t need a partner to be happy. You don’t need someone you left you pregnant and so upset that the beautiful soul inside you ceased. I hope you find someone who knows what love is and treats you with the respect and decency you deserve.

  • Griff by Griff
  • 2 years ago

My thoughts are with you. Remain strong and true to yourself. Detail and list what has gone wrong and been done wrong. Analyze and determine your best course of action. Only you can decide.

  • 3 years ago

It's not too late to pick up another dude. That dude is just a hypocrite. Just ignore the past and continue with love.
"If someone can't forget his ex, he can never fully love his current partner," so make your life easy and don't you dare turn back to him.

  • Share Passion by Share Passion
  • 4 years ago

People who can hurt once and cheat will hurt twice and cheat a hundred times... when people don't protect their partner's feelings from the first time it'll be easy for them to break promises again and again... you have to think what makes you happy, and as well you also have to think about your daughter.

  • Thandeka by Thandeka, Pretoria
  • 4 years ago

I fell in love with this guy in 2011, and it never was so nice. I was the one who was always following him. By 2014, he seemed so caring and loving, that I became pregnant. When I told him "I am pregnant", he started accusing me of cheating and started to ignore me... I'm so worried, cuz I really love this guy with all of my heart, and now we have something so special coming on the way.. I don't know what to do...

  • Lindokule Msimanga Gauteng(Pretoria. Centurion) by Lindokule Msimanga Gauteng(Pretoria. Centurion)
  • 6 years ago

This poem has made me realize how important life could be and how complicated things could be. I was in a relationship where by I was hurt, all that pain I felt everyday was painful like a pins all over my body. I forgave the person I loved with my life but then he did the same thing over again until he cheated on me and I had to give up and find someone who makes me happy finally in the end....

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