Heartbreak Poems by Teens
Broken Heart Poems
Time heals all wounds, they say, but heartbreak is a wound deeper than most. Emotions can range from profound sadness to intense anger to utter emptiness in the course of a single day, which is exhausting. Having to face the person you loved at school or elsewhere can be excruciating and draining. Crying yourself to sleep might even become part of your daily routine. Most of the time, it seems impossible to find the strength to just let go and move on. After all, how can you force your heart stop loving someone? Find comfort in the shared experiences of others as you navigate your own journey of healing and moving on.
192 Poems Reflecting on Heartbreak, Cheating, Confusion, Moving On, and Missing You
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.Featured Shared Story
I’m sorry about what happened. That is so messed up what he did to you. I was in almost the same situation, but what happened to me was that my sister would always try to take away my...
My heart is now in so much pain.
My tears are falling like pouring rain.
I can no longer sleep a full night.Featured Shared Story
Yes, I was touched by this poem. They say nothing is forever, but I don't believe that! Love can be and is beautiful. The more you love someone, the bigger the hurt if something goes wrong....
Sometimes I feel as if it was bad to fall in love at first sight,
But other moments it feels like it was just so right.
Sometimes I feel as if you don't care,
But other moments it feels like you'll always be there.Featured Shared Story
I feel the same way with this boy. Sometimes I feel like he gives me no attention and then he does something I would've never thought he'd do. He is so complicated. He sends so many mixed...
We had a lot of fun
When we were together
I'll never forget
I'll always rememberFeatured Shared Story
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...
7. Missing Him
Day by day,
I hold him close
In my heart.Featured Shared Story
I don't have much of a story but I did want to leave a comment: I really liked this poem. It felt very personal as I turned someone away many years ago. I still love her to this day. I...
I really feel like there's no use
loving you through this abuse.
The pain is just too much for me.
It's not enough for you to see.Featured Shared Story
Well, this is a story about coming to a crossroad of my friendship or my feelings. I like my best friend's brother, and apparently he had said he likes me as well, but he is emotionally...
If there was one more thing I could tell you,
I'd tell you that you saved my life.
I'd tell you that you are my savior.
In the darkness you are my light.Featured Shared Story
I really love your poems. They're brilliant. Well done!
My mind always told me to "leave and advance,"
But my heart told me that I still have a chance.
So I listened to my heart and gave it a shot,Featured Shared Story
I dated my boyfriend for 5 years. At some point, I noticed some unusual changes and tried asking him when he will be ready for marriage. I wanted to know if he even has any plans for us. He...
This isn't the way it was supposed to be.
Things started out so perfectly.
We were so happy, our future set in stone.
Never would I imagine myself alone.Featured Shared Story
I was being cheated on for 3 years by my boyfriend. I feel so stupid now. My trusting ability has came to an end.
13. To "The One"
I see the way you look at me; it starts a flutter in my heart.
I feel the sadness, confusion, and pain throughout my every vein,
Even though we're worlds apart.
14. Dust To Dust
If your heart was a diamond, perfect and clear,
glittering gleaming like a broken heart's tear,
if lust was coal, dusty and black,
would it make you realize you want to come back?Featured Shared Story
I really liked the metaphors and symbolism woven into this poem, as well as the artful rhyming and flow of the words. Lovely poem to read! I found it to be energetic, almost youthful, but...
15. The Promise
I love you.
Those three words didn't mean a thing.
I thought we were meant to be,
But I guess it was just a fling.Featured Shared Story
This poem meant a lot to me. This is my first real heartbreak. It really does hurt when a relationship comes to an end. The good thing is that this is a learning experience that can help us...
16. He's Gone
Like a shadow when the sun goes down.
The magic fades when he turns around.
Featured Shared Story
Great descriptors that paint a picture for the reader. Looking forward to read more from you!
I am lying awake in my nice, warm bed.
I am not sleeping because you are stuck in my head.
I try to forget that you were ever here,
But you made a huge impact in that one short year.Featured Shared Story
Wonderful poetry Taeha, your despair shows through every word you've shared. I hope one day your friend shows up, with a big, warm, consoling hug.
Today as I went home,
even if I'm with my friends, I feel so alone.
Thinking of you made me feel so blue,
for you love her, and I'm in love with you.Featured Shared Story
This poem hit so hard that I was in tears by the end of it because it hurts so much. I'm in love with my ex, and we dated 2 and a half years ago when we were really dumb and immature. We...
My love to her is a roaring fire.
She's all I ever did or will desire.
Without her I am no more,
'Cause she's all I live for.Featured Shared Story
In my experience, a boy with the courage to put it all out there for all to see is not only rare, it's inspiring! I am so proud that the author took this step. He has set an amazing example....
20. The Reason Why
The first snow of the year falls around me.
I stare out my window. It never fails to astound me
How each flake is different. None are the same.Featured Shared Story
You're welcome. It's really sad when someone dear becomes a stranger in two minutes. It's a nice poem that was greatly expressed.
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