Divorce Poems by Teens

Poems about Divorce

Divorce affects more than just a couple. It affects their children too, and sometimes quite deeply. Even peaceful divorces can leave children and teenagers with emotional scars, like a sense of insecurity and abandonment. Teens especially need to feel love and guidance from both of their parents during their difficult adolescent years. Instead, they might begin to feel that their parents care only about their own happiness and don't really love them. These feelings are normal and difficult to work through. Teens dealing with the divorce of their parents should express their feelings and seek comfort from a trusted friend or family member.


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  1. The Window

    • By Jake Tipton
    • Published: January 2009
    Poem Regretting No Relationship With Mother

    I look out the window and what do I see?
    Except for a better version of me?
    He did the right where I did the wrong
    So, I'm the one that wrote this song...

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    it's sad..yet so very interesting.. I loved it..

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  3. Daddy


    It happened 6 months ago
    Though it seems like yesterday
    I remember it clearly
    It was a cold autumn day...

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    I am a 14 year old girl and my dad left me and my mom when I was 10 ... I feel the exact same way you do ... and for once I actually feel like I'm not alone!! thank you !!

  4. Getting Better?

    • By Kaylee Watts
    • Published: November 2011
    Pain When Parents Divorce

    The alcohol. The fighting. It was hard to take seeing them like this.
    The late nights. The tears. Me waiting for all of this to end.
    I didn't want to hear it, but I knew it was coming.
    When it only got worse I knew I couldn't keep running....

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    I come from the same story as you but my dad is an alcoholic who I have not seen since February. I wish I could help you some and tell you it gets better but I truely don't know. I have a...

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  6. Don't You Want Me?

    • By Jenny Miller
    • Published: October 2013
    Poem About A Child's Emotions After Divorce

    Daddy says he loves me but he doesn't really mean it
    Mommy says she cares but I'm not dumb enough to believe it
    They both just want the money that comes with the child
    Don't you want me?...

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  7. Perfect Life

    What Happened To My Perfect Life

    Why did it have to be me
    This isn't how it should be
    My father was never there
    I don't even know if he cares...

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    Why does it have to be me?
    Why does it keep repeating itself?
    This ugliness we call hurt.
    It was written in the books
    Yes it was written way before she came
    she is my joy and I am...

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  8. Seperation

    • By Sophie
    • Published: November 2011

    One day, the worst in my life
    The two that once loved me so,
    Ripped my world apart with some few words
    That I really wish I had not heard...

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    I can really relate to this poem. My parents have an unstable relationship. My mom's bipolar and my dad has always been the best husband and dad, but my mom is so damn selfish and blind and...

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  10. A Story In The Stanzas (Daddy, Daddy)

    • By Leigh Robertson
    • Published: November 2011

    He broke me when I was eleven years old
    I knew no worse pain
    I know the truths of the lies he told
    I nearly went insane

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  11. Fall In Between

    • By Michaela Ann
    • Published: November 2011
    After Divorce

    I walk down this lane.
    Full of pain,
    waiting for a brighter light.
    It seems unreasonable....

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  12. Why The Confusion?

    • By Benjamin Joel Hobbs
    • Published: November 2011

    Why does everything have to be so confusing?

    Dad loved me, Mom loved me.
    Mom said she wanted to go out of town for a bit, it turned out to be longer than 6 months...

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  13. Why Did You Leave Us?

    • By Daniela
    • Published: October 2012

    It's hard to explain how you make me feel
    It's all just so unreal
    I like to pretend as if nothing is wrong
    So I just play along ...

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