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. 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 won't lie, I can completely relate to that. It just hurts so much to be in love with someone who doesn't love you back, let alone even care. The most painful part is when you try so hard to...

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  3. Hollow

    Feeling Numb

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

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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. 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 boyfriend broke up with me two days ago. I see him on my screen, and I'm reminded of him when I just want to forget. There is even that hole inside of me, inside of my heart, where I keep...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  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. Ebb

    I know what my heart is like
    Since your love died:
    It is like a hollow ledge
    Holding a little pool

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