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. 700 Miles From My Heart

    • By Sirenity K. Ball
    • Published: September 2018
    Don't Forget Me

    In my dreams you're right by me
    Sleeping through the night beside me,
    And when I wake up and it's a dream,
    I don't have any tears left to comfort me.

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    • Rating 4.10
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    I know how it feels. I actually tried friends with benefits. This guy and I connected like that; we understood each other so well, but his best friend found out and he ended it yesterday. I...

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  3. 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 4.52
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    Amazing poem. The story made me feel sad even though I don't know why I feel like that. Maybe because I'm scared of losing someone that I love. For some reason, we're all scared of losing...

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  4. A Simple Smile

    Saying Goodbye Too Soon

    A great big laugh, a simple smile.
    You came into my life to only stay awhile.

    At first glace, I knew it was meant,

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    • Rating 4.07
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  6. Sweet Angel

    Lonely After Lover's Death

    Bitter silence surrounds me.
    The sweet sound of your voice
    Is now just a memory that haunts me.
    The room that used to be filled with the brightness

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    • Rating 4.00
  7. 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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    • Votes 576
    • Rating 4.37
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    This poem is deep. It calls you out. I'd been friends with this guy for about 6-7 years. When we first met I remember getting those butterflies, that instant feeling of knowing it was him. I...

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  8. Thoughts At The Ocean

    • By Thalia M. Llago
    • Published: March 2017
    Unable To Let Go Of You

    I stand on this soft, white sand.
    My feet becomes frozen,
    And I have no will to move.
    Everything reminds me of you.

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    • Rating 3.94
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    The end of this poem really struck me. It reminded me of sadness I have once felt before but keep sheltered for my own sake. It hurts me deeply when I know people have something as heavy as...

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  10. My Love

    • By Mackenzie R. Whitlock
    • Published: November 2016
    You're Stuck In My Heart

    Stuck in my heart you'll forever be.
    Breaking, wishing for you to leave,
    But yet longing for your return.
    Spinning around and around,

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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 46
    • Rating 4.15
  11. My Memories

    • By Graham Chaplin
    • Published: October 2016
    Wanting One More Day With You

    My memories are sacred of the you I used to know.
    I remember all the places where you and I would go.

    Time has made me older, and life has made me old.

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    • Rating 4.20
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    The sky and the winds howl. Days go by and my love can't be found. Wanting just one more kiss one more smile and one more scent. Days turn into weeks, weeks turn into months, and months turn...

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  12. Lost Love

    • By Robert B. Wolfe
    • Published: August 2016
    Poem About My High School Sweetheart

    As I sit and ponder the day away.
    I remember the young love I gave away.
    I searched for a love like I left behind,
    Too young to realize she was one of a kind.

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    • Rating 4.29
  13. The Lost Love

    • By Frank Romans
    • Published: July 2016
    Poem About Not Wanting To Grow Old Alone

    My lover's voice I long to hear,
    My heart will race when she comes near.
    To see her face and touch her skin,
    And hear her words of love again.

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    • Rating 4.11
    Featured Shared Story

    This was beautifully accurate.
    I'm raising my glass now, even though my heart is buckling under the pressure. I loved it.

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