Sad Poems about Love

Sad Love Poems express anger, betrayal and heartbreak over a great loss. When our dreams are shattered, our vulnerabilities attacked and our soulmate exposed as a charlatan, we are left void and empty. It is any wonder that we turn to poetry to express the inexpressible.

Poems about Lost Love

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  1. In The Orchard

    "I thought you loved me." "No, it was only fun."
    "When we stood there, closer than all?" "Well, the harvest moon
    "Was shining and queer in your hair, and it turned my head."
    "That made you?" "Yes." "Just the moon and the light it made

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  3. Just I Love You & Goodbye

    Not once did I expect this to happen.
    Never in my wildest dream that I've fallen,
    To a boy who wasn't my prince charming
    Nor to someone who is my friend....

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    I fell in love with my friend. I never imagine that I would fall in love with him. Actually, he is not that kind of person I thought I would love. But just one day my feeling for him changed...

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  4. Free From Bad Relationship

    • By Alone
    • Published: February 2008

    As I sit in my corner and think about your lies,
    I have nothing else to do but break down and cry.
    You knew it would end,
    You knew it would die,...

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  6. Someday

    • By Sarah
    • Published: February 2008

    Some day you will cry for me
    Like I cried for you
    Some day you'll miss me
    Like I missed you...

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    I really like this poem. It's so short compared to some, but it says everything that I'm feeling. It's what a lot of people feel at some point in their life.

  7. Cheating And Lies

    • By Meagen Deitz
    • Published: October 2007

    Would you care if we quit talking
    Would you care if I went walking
    I need to know how you feel
    So I know how to deal...

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    I can relate to this as well. I have been with my husband for 17 years, married 12 this December. He refuses to stop talking with every female he has dated or "been with." He tells all of...

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  8. For Love's Sake

    I'm so tired of this empty feeling
    I'm so tired of being alone
    I lay here staring at the ceiling
    Waiting by the phone...

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    My crush is super shy and two years older than me. What should I do? Should I approach him or what?

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  10. Forbidden Love

    • By Penny Pierce
    • Published: January 2008

    I love you with a love that's forbidden, yet I can't stop.
    you make me feel like no man has ever made me feel before,
    with just a look I swoon.
    I dream of your arms around me, your lips on mine. ...

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    This poem has touched me deeply because I'm in love with someone that is about 6-7 years older than I am, and my family can't get over the age factor. He's my best friend. He's been there for...

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  11. Pain Of A Broken Heart

    • By Erika
    • Published: December 2007

    Tears of blood fall from my broken heart.
    I never thought we would be apart.

    When you held me, you said "forever."

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    I fell in love with my best friend, but one of my friends asked him if he likes me. He said even if he does he doesn’t want to lose me as a best friend, but I can’t be his friend. I feel...

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  12. She

    • By Kirstie Dorgan
    • Published: July 2010
    Playing Games With A Girl Who Can't Say No

    She's a girl and he's a guy
    why they're together, I don't know why
    she is caring, loving, honest and true
    he is mean, nasty, selfish and cruel...

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    My friends say I'm in an abusive relationship. I'm not quite sure if I believe them or if I think they are just overreacting. People say the same things to me that are in this poem and it...

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  13. Broken Hearts And Prayers

    • By Alexis Daniels
    • Published: November 2013

    When your heart chooses a path, and you walk so far,
    nothing can turn you back from where you are.
    No pain, no scars can make you turn away,
    there's nothing that anyone can do nor say....

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    Thank you for writing this poem. This lets me know I am not the only one who feels this way or goes through this. I go through the EXACT same thing with my boyfriend; He constantly is rude...

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