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. 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 4.25
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    This poem has deeply touched me. He was my second love after I had lost the first one who was also playing me. The second was loving. He did everything the first one did not. He would call...

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  3. 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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    • Rating 4.27
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    I love this poem. It's awesome! I just can't believe you have stayed with him. I would've kicked him to the curb. And to catch him in the act?? You have a lot of strength. I probably would've...

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  4. 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 4.34
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    I loved how this poem kind of makes me think of something similar that I went through and I can see how this person feels because I have been down a road a lot like hers.

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  6. 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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    • Rating 4.31
  7. 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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    I just hate sharing stories about forbidden love! All I know is that it hurts so much to know that you love somebody who is not capable of loving you back or the other way, somebody who loves...

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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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    • Votes 895
    • Rating 4.28
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    Right when I read this poem my eyes filled like an over flowing sea. It's ironic because Thursday is the only day I get to see mine too. He will be incarcerated for the next few years, but my...

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  10. 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.

  11. My Sorrows Song

    • By Candace Nau
    • Published: July 2008
    Sad Heart Poem

    so here it goes,
    My sorrows song,
    A song that's short,
    And not to long, ...

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    • Stories 4
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    • Rating 4.18
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    This poem is absolutely beautiful! I love it.

  12. Flower That Bloomed In The Dead Of Winter Died Of Loneliness

    • By Judii
    • Published: June 2008

    I believe at the end of my life,
    the credits will read tragedy,
    that with the last blink of my eye your face will cross my mind,
    and I'll go back to that day...

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    • Rating 4.17
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    I once fell in love with a guy that I thought loved me back. It turns out he just wanted a little more than I was giving him. He told me that he couldn't see me anymore, It turned out that he...

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  13. My Love For You

    • By Matthew Dusfim
    • Published: May 2009

    The Bit by bit and day by day
    In such a special lovely way
    Do not know why or how to say
    But I shall try to... If I may...

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    • Rating 4.17
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    this was lovely has touched my heart I wish I could receive something like this every day thank you

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