Heartbreak Poems

Sad Love Poems about 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.


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  1. Hollow

    Feeling Numb

    Do you feel them?
    She was numb and frozen,
    Yet it dimly sparkled like a dying gem.

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  3. 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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    I know exactly how you feel. I emailed a boy as I loved him. He has now told everyone and I feel an absolute idiot. Just like a stab in the heart. It's nice knowing that you can confide in...

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  4. 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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    I’m in the exact same boat as you. I feel like we are past that stage. I feel like it’s over, and neither of us want to be the first to say goodbye. I feel like he’s with me out of pity, and...

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  6. 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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    Thirty-one years ago the man I loved left our home and disappeared from my life. I had a premonition of sorts back then that he came back and we were happy for a long time, and then he...

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  7. 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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    My love and I broke up a month or two ago. Yes, I hurt him more than he hurt me after we broke up, but I truly miss him. He is the most amazing guy ever. He cares about me still, and I love...

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  8. The Dark Road To Love

    Destruction and ruination,
    Confusion and complication.
    That was all she ever was.

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  10. 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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    Even under all those imperfections, I still found you perfect, even under those scars. I knew you better than anyone else. You were an angel, I'll admit. I started falling in love. I guess I...

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  11. 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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    You hang in there, sweetheart. You are young, smart, and have the whole wide world ahead of you. There are going to be so many fellas in and out of your life as you get older. Since this was...

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  12. Can't Let Go Of You, Don't Want To

    • By Amy Lorraine Bridges
    • Published: June 2015

    Today doesn't seem real,
    That might be because today I can't feel.
    I can't feel the sun, moon, or stars,
    I miss the love that used to be ours.

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    My love, I dedicate this poem to you. I know you've been broken, hurt, betrayed, cheated on, but you stood strong.

  13. What's Next?

    • By Amanda
    • Published: July 2015
    Poem About A Rough Time In A Relationship

    I lie awake tonight,
    Wishing of things I can change.
    I try to convince myself,
    But it's all so strange.

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    That has so much truth: I think we all do that at times and our companions get used to it. But sometimes we push too hard and push them away. But with true love comes an unbelievable force...

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