Hurting Poems

Poems on Being Hurt from Love

In a loving relationship, there are often hurt feelings. We have certain expectations of our partner, and when they do not live up to them we are likely to feel a sense of betrayal. The truth is that if we put our hurt aside for a moment we may realize that our lover was not even aware of the expectations that we had for them. These expectations are probably a carryover of fantasies that we have in our heart of how a perfect lover behaves. It is OK to have these expectations. However, if we expect our partner to fulfill them for us we must at let them know what we would like.

Poems about Love and Pain

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  1. Nobody Knows

    The Pain Of Leaving Someone You Love

    Nobody knows it's empty,
    The smile that I wear.
    The real one is left behind in the past
    Because I left you there...

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    I've been alone for several years now. I'm a single father of 2 wonderful children, ages 16 and 14. I was diagnosed with a terminal illness not long ago and given a time frame to live. Not...

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  3. Living Again

    • By Tina Manning Harding
    • Published: June 2011

    Running, running
    far away.
    Escaping dreams
    of yesterday.

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    I love reading hurt poems, and I write music about hurt. The worst pain I had was a few weeks ago when I received a heart retching text from my boyfriend saying I was too complicated for him...

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  4. You Will Regret

    You will regret
    That you made me cry,
    That you didn't see your love in my eye,
    That you failed my heart and didn't even try.

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  6. Lost

    • By Shelli
    • Published: July 2009

    I thought it was a dream; I thought it wasn't real,
    But pain really hurts and it's really how I feel.
    Memories keep coming back, and so do all of the tears.
    I hear your voice, and as quick as the smile came, it quickly disappears.

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    It was summer and I knew this guy because he was my best friend's brother. He liked me, and I eventually liked him too. Then we talked for like two months and I really, really, really felt...

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  7. Lies

    • By Kendra
    • Published: January 2008
    Letting Go Of Love Poem

    You broke my heart in two
    And took me like a bet.
    With all you put me through,
    I have so many regrets.

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    I experienced this as well. I truly loved someone so much, and he said he loved me too, but it turned out that he didn't love me. He cheated on me. And he hurt me so badly that I could barely...

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  8. Unconditionally Painfully In Love

    • By Jasmine S. Johnson
    • Published: February 2009

    This pain is taking its toll,
    But my love it never gets old.
    The trials and defeated emotions
    Keeping me sane with magical potions.

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    I'm 13 years old and I want to share my love story.
    When I was 12 years old, there was a boy in the other class I liked. I didn't understand what all those feelings were about, but then one...

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  10. Pain, Pain Go Away

    Pain, pain go away!
    Please do not come back another day.
    Tears falling down my face.
    Oh, how I wish for his warm embrace.

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    Pain, pain, so much pain. So much trouble in this world. How can someone ever feel my pain? Broken but will continue to be spoken, reaching for a hand while sinking in quicksand. So much...

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  11. Is It Worth The Pain?

    • By Caity
    • Published: November 2013

    Saying you loved me, with that look in your eye.
    I wish I could say it was a cold-hearted lie.
    I know that you love me, I know that you care,
    But the rage inside you slowly flared.

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    There is this guy who means the world to me, and I am in love with him, but he does not feel the same way back, and he treats me very poorly. He verbally abuses me and makes me cry, and I...

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  12. Failed Love

    • By Vbishal Barick
    • Published: June 2017
    Loving Someone Who Doesn't Love You

    He built a wall
    Around his heart.
    Then she came along,
    And the wall fell apart.

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  13. Morning Moon Over The Ocean

    • By Joseph A. Lamberger
    • Published: January 8, 2018
    Recovering From The Hurt Of A Failed Love

    Morning moon over the ocean,
    Faithful light on the sea,
    You help me realize
    The man I was meant to be.

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