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. 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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    • Rating 4.35
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    This was the first guy I’ve ever loved in my life. The thing is that I’ve never met him in person. We met through a game, and the minute I spoke to him and heard his voice, I knew I was in...

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  3. 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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    • Votes 1906
    • Rating 4.33
  4. 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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    • Rating 4.30
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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.

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  6. 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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    • Rating 4.28
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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?

  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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    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 2639
    • Rating 4.27
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    I was very touched by this poem because my ex-boyfriend cheated on me somewhere around 7 times. We would break up, and my sister and all my friends would tell me to not go back out with him....

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  8. 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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    • Rating 4.27
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    I have this "friend" who said he loves me when we first met. I told him I didn't love him that way, so we became friends for about two years. He made a bet to make me fall for him about 3...

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  10. 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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    • Votes 24
    • Rating 4.25
  11. 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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    • Stories 16
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    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 1356
    • Rating 4.24
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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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  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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 288
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 433
    • Rating 4.21
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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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    • Votes 530
    • Rating 4.21
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    Hi, that poem is right about my love life. So sad! We don't deserve to be treated wrong. I'm so sad, but God is with us, and I keep praying He will help my guy change. My guy is a narcissist....

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