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. Questions, Through The Eyes Of A 6 Year Old Boy

    • By Adam T. Cumberbatch
    • Published: February 2006

    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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    • Rating 4.60
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  3. 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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    • Rating 4.60
  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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    • Emailed 28
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 1613
    • Rating 4.58
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  6. 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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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 70
    • Rating 4.53
  7. Last Walk Down Memory Lane

    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.

    Last Walk Down Memory Lane

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    • Votes 248
    • Rating 4.51
  8. 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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    • Votes 109
    • Rating 4.49
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  10. 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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    • Votes 217
    • Rating 4.48
  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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    • Stories 6
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    • Votes 652
    • Rating 4.46
  12. Not Your Little Girl

    • By Alex O
    • Published: October 2008
    Poem Showing Anger Toward Dad

    I was ten years old
    when a fight one morning
    destroyed my family
    without even a warning.

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    • Votes 161
    • Rating 4.45
  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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    • Stories 6
    • Emailed 2
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    • Votes 104
    • Rating 4.44

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