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. Broken

    • By Alexus R. Avery
    • Published: April 2018
    My Broken Dream

    Broken dreams
    Turning into silent screams.
    Listening to the loud noise.
    Oh boy, how it destroys

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    • Rating 4.43
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    This is a great poem. The flow goes uninterruptedly, and I wish it would go on and on. Good poem.

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  3. Joint Custody

    Difficulty Of Sharing Your Child

    The torments of hell that I seem to face.
    The days turned to weeks, all gone up in waste.
    The hours so precious that equal the time
    Of minutes and seconds that should be all mine.

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  4. A Childhood Ruined By A Couple Of Signatures

    • By Clare E.
    • Published: July 2016
    Growing Up In A Divorced Family

    My joy, smothered in hatred,
    My happiness, gone with the wind,
    My childhood, destroyed by papers.

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    • Rating 3.88
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  6. Danger At Home

    • By Anna
    • Published: June 2016
    Poem About Parents Arguing

    I'm looking at the ceiling
    Or I'm kneeling.
    Feeling tears fall from my eyes,
    I can see my family bleeding.

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    • Rating 4.12
  7. Precious Memories

    Poem About Losing Grandchildren Due To Divorce

    I will take those precious memories
    And frame them with my love,
    Then hang them in the hallways of my heart.
    I hope the fond remembrance

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    • Rating 4.28
  8. Broken Heart

    • By Norm
    • Published: July 2015
    Poem Pleading Wife To Come Back

    I know you say you love me,
    But you don't see
    How this breaks my heart,
    Since we are now apart.

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    • Rating 4.26
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    Buddy, I feel your pain. Obviously, reading divorce poems... I too was married for 16 years with two children. Oh how I wish I could have made her feel more love. She's gone now and I...

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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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    • Rating 4.56
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    That tells it like it is. There are so many divorces and separations, and the kids always suffer the most. Having their world changed in the blink of an eye affects them deeply. We have four...

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  11. 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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  12. Message To Absent Dad

    Poem Inviting Dad Back Into Daughter's Life

    Dad, why did you leave me when I needed you so much.
    I tried to reach out to you for that loving touch.
    I have realized now that I'm no daddy's princess.
    When I was younger, I actually felt much less.

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    • Rating 4.35
  13. Spectator Dad

    • By David C
    • Published: April 2014
    Poem About How Divorce Feels As A Dad Looking In

    Life is hollow, a hole, dark and empty it seems.
    Expelled, cast out from the family that meant all to me.
    Feeling sorrow and heartache for my children am I
    And the loss of my wife, the first love of my life.

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    • Rating 4.24
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    This is amazing! Wow, what a gift. In divorce there is always two sides and I'm grateful that you have shown me the other side. It's so difficult to ever understand what the other person is...

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