Divorce Poems

Poems About Divorce

It is an unfortunate fact that divorce has become commonplace in our society. The pain and anguish this is created in a divorce has a ripple effect on the family unit. Often family members are confused as how to act around the now divorced couple. Children are often used as pawns between their father and mother. Each one may try to gain the upper hand in the battle for their children's affection. Getting divorced may be necessary in cases when a relationship cannot be salvaged. However, the couple should keep in mind that the entire family unit will be affected by a divorce.

Poetry on Separation and Divorce for Broken Families

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  1. My Lost Love My Lost Child

    • By Garrett W. Wheeler
    • Published: February 2006
    Losing Custody Of Child Poem

    I wonder what you're doing
    and how you're living life
    what new things did you learn today
    and how did you sleep last night

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    I've been reading these heart wrenching stories. I have one also but from another perspective. I may lose my beautiful, smart, great niece that I have raised for 12 years. We were thrown...

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  3. Questions

    • By Adam T. Cumberbatch
    • Published: February 2006
    Divorce Through The Eyes Of A 6 Year Old Boy

    Can you tuck me into bed, Mama?
    Don't forget to kiss me goodnight.
    Can you tell me a story, Mama,
    Before you turn out the lights?

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    My family lives together, but my son sacrifices. We live in a 2 bedroom apartment: dad in the living room, him in his room, me in my room. We aren't happy anymore, and my son senses it. We...

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  4. Through The Eyes Of A Child

    • By Brianna K. Slone
    • Published: February 2006
    Why Did I Lose My Dad

    When I was only two years old,
    My daddy went away.
    He swore he'd always love me,
    But he said he couldn't stay.

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    I am so touched by the poem Why Did I Lose My Dad. I am a single father raising two kids, a 14 year old boy and a six year girl. I stay with a boy, and the girl stays with the grandmother of...

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  6. Empty Spaces

    Memories Of Daughter

    I sit alone here every day,
    Thinking of the child you took away.
    She was my heart, she was my soul.
    She was the thing that made me whole.

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    It is so hard to gracefully find words to express this deep grief that overwhelms and has no mercy. Every day without your child, or in my case 3 daughters, only gets harder and harder. It is...

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  7. My Baby Girl

    • By Justin
    • Published: November 2011
    Letter From Father To Daughter Explaining Divorce

    I lay here and think of how pretty your are
    Daddy's little angel shines like a star
    I'm sorry this happened to your little heart
    That Mommy and Daddy had to split apart

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    My parents split before I was born. My dad came back when I was two just to leave again. This is so true though. Just because parents split doesn't mean they don't love you.

  8. Why Mom?

    • By Gabriel P. Castillo
    • Published: February 2006
    Wondering Why Mom Left

    What started it? What really went wrong?
    Was our family's love not as strong?
    It's hard to believe my mother's the one who's gone
    Every night I cry and think about what went wrong

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    I am a mom who has 3 daughters I cannot see because their dad has blocked me and they are told that I don't love them and that it is my choice not to see them. You must know that your mom...

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  10. My Little Boogie

    Poem From A Divorced Dad To His Daughter

    They call you Boogie because you danced before you walked
    They call you Boogie because you sang before you talked
    We were there for you when you took your first steps
    We were there for you to wipe your tears when you wept

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    I will do everything in my power to fix this for my beautiful kids. I want a better life for my kids and me. Once I wake up tomorrow my new life begins! I would love to attend rehab for...

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  11. Goodbye Note

    I never thought this day would come.
    I truly thought you were the one.
    We used to laugh and talk all night.
    Now we argue, fuss, and fight.

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    Wow the poem really touched me especially the introduction part: I'm leaving still loving you instead of staying and hating you. The poem is very simple easy to analyze I'm going to use this...

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  12. Last Walk Down Memory Lane

    Picture

    As we sit here in silence, no longer husband and wife
    I can't forget the vow I made to love you all my life...
    Our last walk down memory lane fills my eyes with tears
    As I find us walking hand in hand in our high school years.

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    God loves you. You are one of his greatest assets. People may leave, but not God. Your family will return and you’ll live the happiest life. You and your family are in our prayers, John.

  13. Flowered Heart

    • By Maeghan P.
    • Published: May 2008
    What Dad Missed Out On

    When you left me
    I was too young to see
    I was too young to tell
    how much pain you would make my heart dwell

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    I know most of you guys know how I feel. I never really knew what my dad did. I have a piece of advice for you: don't worry, you are special. God created you for a reason. Try and help...

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