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. A Childhood Ruined By A Couple Of Signatures

    • By Clare E.
    • Published: July 2016

    My joy, smothered in hatred,
    My happiness, gone with the wind,
    My childhood, destroyed by papers.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. It's Just Life

    • By Ashley Bowen
    • Published: October 2012

    Here we go again, the screams and the shouts,
    2 dads down,
    3 strikes and you're out!
    But I guess that's just life, you know....

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    Age 9. (I am now 12.)
    Time: 2:46 a.m.
    Noises I hear: Screaming, Crying, and yelling
    Why: Dad was out late again, mom suspects he was cheating.
    Was she right?: Yes
    The witch that ruined...

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  7. 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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  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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    When I was five years old my parents divorced. My mom went and got a boyfriend, and I think that's why they broke up. My dad took it really hard and has only been in one relationship since...

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  10. 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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    This describes my life almost perfectly. My dad was an alcoholic and left when I was 4 years old and my mom treated me horrible, still does. My big brother, dad, and I look alot alike. Never...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    So many of us teenagers have had the perfect life. The perfect life our parents pave for us. Sometimes in a moment of anger we throw all that away, for what? the unknown. You will always be a...

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