Heartbreak Poems

Healing Poems for Heartbreak

When your heart is broken it is the saddest thing in the world. All your energy leaves you and everything in your life seems to lose all meaning. You gave your heart and soul to this love, and now it is no more. How can your heart ever be whole again? There is a very deep thought attributed the Mystical Rabbi of Kotzk, "there is nothing as whole as a broken heart". Although a broken heart is painful, it brings a person to turn to God. He realizes that he is ultimately alone in the world except for God who is always there to comfort him.

Devastating Poems about Heartbreak

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  1. A Broken Heart

    How Do I Mend A Broken Heart?

    How do I mend a broken heart?
    My entire world has fallen apart.
    How do I find hope in a brand new day,
    when the one I love has gone away?

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    I am feeling this poem deep in my heart. My husband of 10 years has found someone else to love. He asked me to move out, and I have. I feel so disconnected from my life, the life I knew. I...

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  3. He'll Never Know

    How Can I Forget Him Poem

    I want to run, I want to hide
    From all the pain he caused inside.
    I want to scream, I want to cry.
    Why can't I tell him goodbye?

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    Hey Hannah. I have felt like you before. You can fall for someone so completely and they could never feel the same. Just focus on what makes you feel happy. One day you will see he won't even...

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  4. I Tried So Hard

    • By Whitney Barton
    • Published: December 2009

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I tried so hard.
    I tried my best.
    I gave you my all,
    And now there's nothing left.

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    He was my first love We started dating while I was in high school. He was at university. We were so much in love, promising each other that we would be together forever. He taught me how to...

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  6. The Siren

    • By YoungPoet
    • Published: May 2011
    Girlfriend Still Loves Ex-Boyfriend

    He wrote her a song, but it never got finished
    They both fell in love, but it was soon diminished
    She sits on his bed and cries in his lap
    He cries back at her, knowing they can't go back.

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    This is absolutely unique and astonishing. I've never had a boyfriend myself, but there was someone who came very close. We were best friends, doing everything together and having the time of...

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  7. Do You Know

    • By Michelle Boyd
    • Published: December 2009
    Poem For When A Marriage Falls Apart

    Do you know a life of loneliness and one filled with pain,
    living a life with nothing to gain,
    Surrounded by darkness, overwhelmed with shame.
    A life without peace with no one to blame.

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    Well, same stuff, but I know I need to be strong for my kids! The thing that crushes me is my 6-year-old hears his dad call me a whore or say, “Mommy's just crazy, Roman." My son, now after 2...

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  8. Ode To You

    • By Carl Sinclair
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem Wishing To Be Yours Again

    Every morning I see your face,
    And for that fleeting second I'm in a different place,
    A place where we smiled, laughed, and talked,
    A place where we could hold hands wherever we walked,

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    He was a friend. I didn't know the exact moment I fell in love. It wasn't supposed to happen, but we grew close. He knew me and he got to know my deepest secrets. He made me so happy, so...

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  10. Bottom Of My Heart

    Don't talk anymore, my love
    Just look at me
    and you will understand
    how I feel.

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    WOW!! This is exactly how I feel. The guy I love just fell in love with my best friend and I've been crying non-stop! This made me stop for the first time. Thank you.

  11. I Don't Sleep Because Of You

    • By Carlie
    • Published: September 2011

    I don't go to sleep at night
    because you haunt my dreams,
    and waking up to find you're not here
    is harder than it seems.

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    This poem expresses the emotions I feel perfectly. I'm going through a difficult break up at the moment and I find the most lonely part of the day is when I'm falling asleep. This is because...

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  12. Look Me In The Eyes

    • By Jenny
    • Published: October 2009
    Poem About Not Wanting To Hear Lies

    Look me in the eyes
    And tell me what you see.
    My hopes and dreams are shattered.
    Is there no future for you and me?

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    When I read this made me want to cry.
    My husband I love more then I can even put in words .

    I am scared of loosing him I think about it often how he tells me he's not as happy in our...

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  13. Flower That Bloomed In The Dead Of Winter Died Of Loneliness

    • By Judii
    • Published: June 2008

    I believe at the end of my life,
    the credits will read tragedy,
    that with the last blink of my eye your face will cross my mind,
    and I'll go back to that day

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    I am 26 and have been in a relationship with a 22 year old girl. She has a daughter, but I am not the biological father. After I found out that the daughter is not mine, I forgave her and we...

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