Lost Love Poems

Poems About a Lost Love

The loss of a lover, whether because they have passed on or for any other reason is a heartbreaking experience. Some never fully recover. There might always be a small place in your heart that holds the pain of this experience. This is natural and fine. Even when you find another person to love, it is OK to hold a place for the lover that has passed. You shared something profound together. The previous relationship that you had is not like your new relationship. Every relationship is unique and should be allowed a place in your heart.

Sad Love Poetry on Love That's Been Lost

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  1. Tonight I Can Write The Saddest Lines

    Tonight I can write the saddest lines.

    Write, for example, 'The night is shattered
    and the blue stars shiver in the distance.'

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    • Rating 4.63
    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem. My wife of 28 years just passed June 4, 2017, and I used to write her poetry all the time. I miss the sound of her voice, the touch of her hand, and the feeling of her arms...

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  3. The Bench

    Poem Remembering A Lost Love

    Sitting alone
    On a bench that's made for two,
    Only one side is empty,
    For that place is meant for you.

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    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    The experience in this poem is exactly the experience I had two weeks ago.

  4. A Lost Love

    Poem About The Pain Of A Break Up

    There's a pain in my heart that I'm feeling today,
    for the love of my life feels further each day.

    The sorrow is so much and the pain is so deep.

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    • Rating 4.41
    Featured Shared Story

    I wish someone special could say this to me. Every day I wait in the hope that he will, and yet nothing. This poem is everything that I hope for, that I want, and yet I know I will not get...

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  6. The Love Of My Life

    • By Dave
    • Published: September 2008

    To the love of my life,
    though fate never allowed me to make you my wife.
    When we met so many years ago,
    it was love at first sight that I know.

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    • Votes 823
    • Rating 4.38
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    This is my story. It starts out beautiful and amazing, and like many love stories, it went downhill too fast. During the summer of 2015, I met this most amazing, funny kind, and handsome man!...

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  7. The One Who Got Away

    • By Kiera
    • Published: July 2008

    My heart literally hurts.
    My chest is in pain.
    Life without you
    Will never be the same.

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    • Stories 4
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    • Votes 588
    • Rating 4.34
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    I regret the love I lost but never forgot the night we had. Never told her how I felt. I left to go and fight. When I returned she was gone forever, never to have again except for that night....

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  8. Love Hate

    • By David Charlton
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About The Dislike Of Love

    Picture

    Of all the emotions a person can feel,
    Love is scariest and hardest to heal.
    Excitement and mystery impossible to resist.
    Promises of magic perpetually persist.

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    • Rating 4.33
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  10. I Could

    • By Chrys Lea
    • Published: April 2017
    I Lost My Chance With You

    I could dream of you forever,
    But it wouldn't put me beside you.

    I could call your name on end,

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 269
    • Rating 4.32
    Featured Shared Story

    Wow the poem reminds me about my crush, and I had feelings for him for almost 5 years. It's true when the poem said, "I could give up on you, but too much of me still loves you." I tried too...

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  11. Last Goodbye

    • By Dorsa Saa
    • Published: June 2010

    I sit here waiting
    waiting for you to see
    that time is running out
    come on and save me...

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    • Stories 3
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    • Votes 448
    • Rating 4.30
    Featured Shared Story

    I loved her. I believed that she loved me too. She came to my school in 7th grade. I didn't talk to her that year, but the next year an incident happened. She forgot to take one of her books...

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  12. I Want You Back

    • By Sania Harris
    • Published: November 2008

    Sitting by the river,
    Dreaming through my reflection,
    I wonder what has happened.
    What has caused this distance?

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    • Votes 1492
    • Rating 4.30
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    This poem makes me feel emotional as it talks about my relationship with my best friend, who was actually the only person I could talk to. Then suddenly he started ignoring me. What hurts me...

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  13. 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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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 132
    • Rating 4.29

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