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. 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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  4. Resentment

    • By Ashanti Holliday
    • Published: March 2009
    Silly Me Still In Love Poem

    You told me you loved me and that you cared.
    You promised sweet kisses and to always be here.
    You were once so good and kind, gentle and so very sweet.
    When just thinking of you my knees grew weak....

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    This is so similar to my story. I guess they really are all the same. He was in my class but we didn't talk much until we both ended up at this party together. Before that night I had never...

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  6. She Was All

    • By Jordi P.
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About A Lost Love That Has Never Returned

    She had a smile that reminded me of childhood memories.
    That gaze in her eyes made me want to see the seven seas with her.
    Hair that reminded me of dancing fairies.
    And a kiss so tender,

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    Please give me one reason a guy hurts a girls heart when she would take a bullet for him.

  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. Dear Love

    • By Writingwhitewords
    • Published: August 2012
    I Feel Like Dying

    See There Was A Tear Rolling Down My Face As I Began To Write This
    So I Closed My Eyelids & Let It Fall
    Because If Love Is Blind Then This Feelings Sightless
    And Me .. I Feel Nightless Dayless Restless Because Of This Hatred...

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    • Rating 4.38
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    I can relate. I dated this guy for three months, and recently he decided to break up with me. We are both just starting college, so he said he wanted to have a free college experience, which...

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  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. You Confused Me

    What Did I Do Wrong? Poem

    The time it is taking
    To build this wall between us
    Is just time being wasted.
    How do you expect me to open up to you

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  13. I'm Sorry I Couldn't Be

    • By Claryssa Salcedo
    • Published: May 2014

    I'm sorry I couldn't be,
    what I really wanted to be

    I'm sorry I couldn't be, ...

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