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 know God sees us through our trials, and sometimes we never know why. I want to share my story of hope! I was a teacher and I worked in the inner city. I've seen a ton of kids go through...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. Best Interest Of The Child

    • By Marsha K. Moore
    • Published: February 2006

    What is in the best interest of the child
    Parents fighting in the home
    When one decides to roam
    Parents fighting when they split

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    I am so sorry for what your going through! I know exactly how you feel. I'm going through the same thing right now except I got my kids taken away because I was in and out of the hospital...

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  7. 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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  8. Honey, You Can Have Him!

    • By Jessica L. Schickel
    • Published: June 2010
    Letter To The Other Woman

    He tells you all his secrets,
    he tells you all his lies....
    He calls you on the phone,
    he has you hypnotized....

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    He cheated again after got caught cheating with a close family member years ago. He has cheated and I've been oblivious. I stay because our lifestyle is comfortable and because I was married...

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  10. There Is Pain

    • By Sara Whiteside
    • Published: November 2010

    There is Pain in my heart as I watch my family split apart
    things will never be the same
    betrayal is the game
    there are tears in my eyes, when we say our painful good-byes...

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    Your poem touched my heart. As a father who almost walked out on his family, it hits my heart deeply. I'm a poet and recently shared a poem about my story.

  11. 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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  12. Healing A Broken Family Tree

    Poem About Forgiveness

    When resentment and offense
    Invade the very crevices of your heart
    It burns fierce like sulfur
    As it forces love to depart....

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    I am glad I found a good poem about forgiveness here on this site when looking up poetry for "I miss my daughter." It's so good and supportive to have good, wholesome poetry accessible on one...

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  13. Reality

    • By Marilyn Terry
    • Published: March 2008
    End Of Marriage

    As I sit alone in my room tonight
    It sure is a change from the same old fight
    I want to be held and loved tonight
    To share all my dreams with the man who lost sight

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    This poem was exactly what I needed to send to my ex-husband whom I have been separated from for 2 years. I needed to end our marriage with positive words and this poem said it all how I...

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