Break Up Poems

Poems about Breaking Up

Going through a breakup with a boyfriend or girlfriend is one of the most painful things that a teenager can experience. The anguish is intensified because the experience is fresh and new to them. After sharing your most intimate thoughts with another human being, you are no longer together. He or she is just another person that you pass in the hallway.

Breaking Up Poems

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  1. Perfect Guy

    I thought I found the perfect guy,
    one that knew how to treat me right.
    But I forgot to hold on,
    and now he's gone.

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    I thought I had this nice, respectful boyfriend, but it turns out he used me to get close to my cousin. He really broke me. I took a depression test, and I have severe depression. I really...

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  3. Just Let Him Go

    • By Aubrey
    • Published: April 2009

    We had a lot of fun
    When we were together
    I'll never forget
    I'll always remember

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    That's what happened to me. I have fallen in love with a guy, and we dated for almost a month. He told me that he loved me but then broke up with me the next day. I even knew he was moving...

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  4. Hard Times

    • By Richard Shuman
    • Published: February 2011
    Goodbye Message To Cheating Girlfriend

    You know I can't go on with any regret.
    Our relationship is hard like a game of roulette
    We're off and on so constantly
    And you cheating... come on, honestly.

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    I truly understand what you guys are saying. I was with an 18 year old. I loved him to death and would still do anything for him. I thought he loved me, but all that he really wanted was my...

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  6. Things Change

    Time passed,
    Things changed.
    You moved on.
    I went my own way.

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    OMG. This poem resonates with me. My ex was my best guy friend, and then he broke up with me and straight away he started dating another girl. When she broke his heart by cheating on him, he...

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  7. Missing You

    Missing Ex-Boyfriend Poem

    I lie in bed awake at night,
    Replay what we used to be.
    I can't believe it's over now,
    And you have moved on without me.

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    This is heartbreaking because I believe this to be my story. To the one that God made for me, I still am in love with you and never left you. At the same time, I never knew you wanted "us." I...

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  8. Broken Hearted

    • By Elizabeth L. Chalupka
    • Published: March 19, 2019
    How Do You Heal A Broken Heart?

    How do you heal a broken heart
    When your whole world has fallen apart?
    I still have hope in every new day,
    Even though I love you and you walked away.

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    • Votes 57
    • Rating 4.25
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    I also have suffered a broken heart, and I'm still choking on the slivered pieces. There is not a day that goes by that my eyes don't moisten like the morning dew. When my everything left, my...

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  10. Her

    • By Greystone
    • Published: March 6, 2020
    The Breakup Between Teen Lovers

    My heart weeps
    At the sound of her voice.
    She walks by me,
    But I've made my choice

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    • Rating 3.87
  11. How Come?

    • By Jessica Dix
    • Published: December 2009
    Playing Games With My Heart

    How is that I cry all night,
    Yet all you do is smile
    And think everything is all right?
    How is it that when I look up at you

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    I've been with my girl for 6 years. Every time we've broken up, she was in control. She knew how to get to me and what to say to bring me down. And now again during quarantine she brings up...

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  12. Someone Else's Hand

    • By Diana
    • Published: July 2009

    It makes me sad
    To know he is outside
    Holding someone else's hand
    Not remembering who I am,

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    This was a really great poem. I'm 16 years old, and my boyfriend is 14, and he broke up with me to be with my sister. When she went to his house this past weekend, he kissed her while we were...

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  13. Fatal Blow

    • By Samantha
    • Published: November 2016
    Fizzling Relationship

    Each day when I glance up into your empty eyes,
    A part of my broken heart dies.
    I can't help but tell you I love you when I don't mean it.
    If you would just let me go, it would be to both of our benefit.

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    Broken heart,
    Love ends up like the burning candle.
    Yeah! It glows harder when about to sprangle.
    I was insane; falling in love is not a game,
    But I continued playing it again and again.

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