Sad Poems | Poems About Sadness

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List of Sad Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A THOUSAND TIMES RENITAH, PHIONAH Narrative absence, betrayal, farewell, sad love,
Grave Duty Hauser , Mike Rhyme death, lost love, memory, sad,
Dear Chantal Duffy, Alex Free verse for her, longing, lost sad love,
she said goodbye him pachecho, connie Dizain sad love,
his eyes now dance in mourning light pachecho, connie Rhyme sad love,
Laments of a mourning widow NUSKER, AFZAL Elegy sad,
Premium Member Poem Hustler Kimathi, Teddy Rhyme africa, life, loneliness, pain, sad,
Greif Becomes Her Fisher, Janna I do not know? cry, depression, grief, loss, sad,
Premium Member Poem DOGGONE ALLISON, JAN Limerick sad,
Your Heart's Eyes Pasky, Forrest Free verse heart, loneliness, lost love, sad love, symbolism, true
RAIN OF TORTURE Chiean Tien, Thum I do not know? sad, senses, silence, sin,
THE SUNSET Chiean Tien, Thum Haiku sad, spoken word, stress,
The Horror of Aleppo Herlihy, John Elegy sad, war,
She May Have Passed On Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad,
Premium Member Poem Tell Me Why Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic monologue how i feel, pain, sad, society,
Unrequited Love Kamble, Shubham Rhyme for her, for him, sad love,
Making of a cactus Chaturvedi, Sagar Free verse sad,
BIKO CHERE CHUKWU PLEASE WAIT ON GOD Kosi , Nkwuka Free verse absence, bible, christian, motivation, sad, suicide, uplifting,
A bad feeling Naidoo, Lovern Alliteration sad,
the dream Nicole, Sabina Rhyme sad,
An Open Window Smith-Johnsen, Dane Ann Free verse dream, emotions, life, lost sad,
Premium Member Poem On My Knees Melugin, Chuck Lyric anxiety, break up, conflict, sad,
Premium Member Poem I FEEL YOU DRIFTING White, Darren Free verse emotions, farewell, journey, love sad love, travel,
Love NEW or OLD - She Speaks Love To Him pachecho, connie Tetractys break up, missing you, sad love,
Having Known Some Beauty Molloy, Declan I do not know? sad,
Football II Harris, STANLEY Epitaph business, character, cheer up, sad,
A Lie Elisha, Victoria Free verse anxiety, cry, depression, how sad, self,
MESSAGE IN AN ACROSTIC Contest Raina, Meenakshi Acrostic sad,
PLANE Adebayo, Opeyemi Oluwafemi Acrostic bereavement, lost love, love, sad love,
PLANE Adebayo, Opeyemi Oluwafemi Acrostic sad love,
I Don't Know Anymore Faries, Marissa Quatrain allusion, angst, depression, loneliness, sad, social,
Becoming Aware Faries, Marissa Senryu abuse, angst, depression, mental sad, wisdom,
Unannounced Faries, Marissa Senryu sad, sick, society, travel,
my footsteps Masetlane, Neo Elegy sad love,
Childish Curiosity Vasudeva, Parisha Free verse angst, bullying, childhood, depression, sad, school,
Premium Member Poem Lost luggage unclaimed Dome, Peter Verse angst, depression, hurt, pain, sad,
Show me Christos, George Lyric hurt, lost love, love, sad love,
Absence Howes, Christian Verse absence, break up, farewell, sad love,
I am done sediqi, bahram I do not know? sad,
The chill winds of sth Beam, John Free verse christian, corruption, jesus, religious, sad, truth,
Premium Member Poem Come Closer to Me Robinson Jr., Freddie Free verse angst, love hurts, relationship, sad love,
Get Off Of Those Streets Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad,
Had Been Crucified Horn, James Couplet sad,
Those Walls Will Close Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad,
Unloved Whateley, Carrissa I do not know? absence, abuse, child abuse, sad,
Aleppo in Ruins Herlihy, John Elegaic Lyric sad, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem Your Fallen Cry Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic Verse sad, slavery, woman,
His Love Never Returned pachecho, connie Diminished Hexaverse absence, break up, feelings, sad,
Grief VH, Jessica Rhyme absence, depression, grief, loss, sad, sad love,
She Cries Smith-Johnsen, Dane Ann Verse sad,
Mind Games BAVERSTOCK, JOHN Dramatic Verse anxiety, mental illness, psychological, sad,
Premium Member Poem Distance Ward, Julia Acrostic farewell, moving on, sad, sad, sad love,
Moon tattoo kiran, ravi Free verse sad,
The Spell They Cast Olson, Richard Haiku sad, truth,
Silence Jagdish, JP Couplet introspection, love, pain, sad love,
I am a Pitbull Griffin, Evan Rhyme animal, betrayal, cry, dog, sad,
Widow Closing Windows Faries, Marissa Crystalline allusion, death, death of sad, sad love, sympathy,
Hopefully Someday In Return Faries, Marissa Crystalline best friend, forgiveness, friendship, sad, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Make my Lonely Desert Bloom Again Dome, Peter Prose absence, devotion, for her, sad love,
Maybe Yes, Maybe No Blade, Iris I do not know? anxiety, cancer, children, death sad,
The Ruins Of My Memories NEGI, KISHAN Prose Poetry sad, writing,
One thought of you Kamble, Shubham Rhyme emotions, for her, heartbroken, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Atonement - Continued Barden, Greg Free verse autumn, heartbreak, metaphor, october, sad love, soulmate, true
Eclipsed Our Love seebalack, SUNIL Romanticism break up, divorce, goodbye, sad love, wife,
She Is Sadly Lost Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Empty Green, Chris Free verse sad,
Out of Touch Adovica, Martina Free verse heartbroken, how i feel, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Here, as the dark city glistens Green, Chris Free verse sad,
Guilt of the Past jackson, jolynn I do not know? sad,
The Clock Without Its Hands Chatterjee, Aratrika Rhyme age, deep, grandparents, sad,
I am an idiot Harvey, Aa Bio bio, change, history, home, sad,
Prequel to The Horses by Edwin Muir bruce, denis Free verse sad love,
the clock is ticking stokes, allen Rhyme sad,
Premium Member Poem Adieu - Part 1 Barden, Greg Free verse heartbreak, love, passion, romantic, sad love, true love,
Death, stop and be away Dwip, Dibbendu Blank verse sad,
The Skeleton Of The Needy Person Hossain, Md Shahadat Elegy conflict, depression, discrimination, grief, sad,
Twist of Fate Olson, Richard Haiku sad, truth,
Chapter 17 Loggia, Madeleine Rhyme absence, confusion, fantasy, goodbye, sad love,
Premium Member Poem The Beautiful White - Continued Barden, Greg Free verse africa, animal, nature, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Beautiful White Barden, Greg Free verse africa, animal, nature, sad,
Taken Faries, Marissa Quatrain angst, best friend, break sad, social,
Coming Out bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry sad love, strength,
Premium Member Poem Crimson Flow Fraser, James Quatrain angst, courage, dark, depression, sad, suicide,
Chester, Chester Trimmingham , Sonia Free verse abuse, dark, feelings, sad,
Premium Member Poem Sad Clown - For Robin Williams Barden, Greg Haiku sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Day's End Barden, Greg Haiku conflict, courage, grief, humanity, sad, violence,
just about to Beauchamp, Maren I do not know? cry, depression, emotions, lost, sad, sorrow,
No one moananu, david Free verse sad,
Mother tried looking for daughter pachecho, connie Monorhyme sad,
He Is The Past Zayas, Chelsea Free verse sad,
Haunting My Thoughts Zayas, Chelsea Free verse anxiety, cry, heartbreak, pain, sad love,
Landing Pad of Lies Loggia, Madeleine Rhyme desire, feelings, loss, lust, sad,
regrets stokes, allen Verse sad,
The gun man is a calling Harris, STANLEY I do not know? confusion, fear, goodbye, horror, sad, surreal, words,
Christmas Day Linsel, Jenny Narrative christmas, loneliness, sad,
Better Jay, Alessia Enclosed Rhyme sad love, true love,
Changing Tides BAVERSTOCK, JOHN Haiku culture, earth, imagery, nature, sad,
I Don't Want It Zayas, Chelsea Free verse cry, goodbye, lost love, sad love,
Awakening Carnegie, Andrew Quintain (English) allusion, analogy, anxiety, imagination, sad, sleep,
Quelled: End of the Road Amezimi, Dominic Iambic Pentameter friendship, relationship, sad love,