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List of Sad Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A Liars Love Script, Post Lyric dream, life, love, love sad love, sweet, trust,
Joy Savage, Amanda Blank verse sad love,
Premium Member Poem Crawlspace Breidenthal, Laura Dramatic monologue abortion, anger, conflict, death, sad,
Porcelain Doll Tyler, Brittney Free verse depression, lonely, longing, metaphor, sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Goodnight Garcia, Angel Free verse sad,
Premium Member Poem Sweet Tears of Sorrow Grasso, Francis J Quatrain sad,
THE MURMURs OF MY HEART Alefeng, Ookeditse Sonnet sad,
The Key Zie, Maz Bio absence, best friend, caregiving, sad love,
WAY BEYOND THE BLUE Man, Lyric Lyric blue, deep, emotions, lost sad love, sea,
Don't be so Happy Jaffee, Julia Free verse allegory, depression, feelings, happiness, sad,
SWEET TALKER Selowa, Pretty Free verse sad love,
Premium Member Poem PART 2 FULLY BOOKED ALLISON, JAN Dodoitsu destiny, journey, miracle, sad,
Time Rogers, Jessica Free verse feelings, heartbreak, heartbroken, sad,
Prickly Pear Wadkins Patterson, Melissa Free verse how i feel, love, sad love,
Her Consequence Ho, Julia Free verse death, heartbreak, heartbroken, hurt, sad, sad love,
Evil Rising Duvall, John Free verse anger, creation, evil, hurt, sad, violence,
Endurance Test Vigoren, Bo Lyric betrayal, grief, lost, love, sad love,
I Slipped on Tears May, Joseph Rhyme sad,
Premium Member Poem I Slipped on a Teardrop and Landed Haight, Sandra Quatrain fantasy, inspirational, loss, sad,
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My Heart McFadden, Sarah Free verse deep, love, poetry, romance, sad love,
My father doesn't like tomatoes Humhreys, Danielle Rhyme father daughter, hope, sad,
The Woodsman's Son Zerlaut, Jesse Prose death, father, father son, sad, son,
SHE BICKERED Chika, Sylvia I do not know? character, emotions, feelings, hurt, sad, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Midnight Rose Lamoureux, Richard Villanelle angst, heartbreak, love hurts, sad love,
soul dynamics Misra, Karam Senryu sad,
The pain was indescribable as that color was part 6 Willow, Weeping Prose cry, heart, heartbreak, love sad,
My Grandparents' Verandah Seuss, Jewel Free verse age, grandparents, grief, old, sad,
Premium Member Poem ''Oh my darling, darling'' Wings, Broken Verse sad,
Shade Aneki, Sheep Rhyme break up, friend, friendship, sad,
Too Sad To Function johnson, robert Rhyme sad love,
Guilt Gelb, Michael Couplet sad, wife,
Sullen Faries, Marissa Crystalline depression, loneliness, sad,
Premium Member Poem He Did Not Mince Words Haight, Sandra Quatern sad, words,
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Run from love Harris, STANLEY Romanticism dog, dream, first love, sad, words,
Mockingbird Krieske, Anna Free verse anger, angst, dad, sad, sad, sad love,
The pond Troutman, Tanis Free verse death, depression, life, longing, sad, sorrow, suicide,
Don't Take Kindly Zombies, Zapping Rhyme abuse, conflict, crazy, depression, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Rusted and Busted Forgotten Old Friend Turner, Daniel Acrostic sad,
Love is just the start Harvey, Aa I do not know? care, heart, life, loneliness, sad love,
Gone Faries, Marissa Crystalline angst, change, depression, identity, sad,
Incompatible Faries, Marissa Crystalline angst, heartbroken, lonely, love sad, sad love,
Angry Arguments Raina, Meenakshi Triolet sad,
My Words Washed You Away Fross, James Couplet goodbye, lost love, ocean, sad, water,
Premium Member Poem Oh, the hurt Wings, Broken Verse sad,
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Rusted Gupta, Probir Acrostic change, cry, destiny, metaphor, sad,
The Path Downhill II Ho, Julia Monorhyme deep, depression, imagery, mental sad,
Doubts Yam Ave, Nozeuq Free verse boyfriend, break up, care, sad love,
LIONS TIGERS AND BEARS Rodrigues, Kim Free verse sad,
A Tragedy bauer, ilene Rhyme sad,
Nothing Zombies, Zapping Rhyme feelings, heartbroken, sad love, sexy, wife,
A Lonesome Maker Alepta, Liam Chant Royal angst, cancer, death of sad, true love,
IMMORTAL PAIN Agrawal, Karnik Free verse cry, dark, heartbroken, sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem My Son Shall Never See Horn, James Couplet allegory, analogy, anxiety, sad,
Different streets Harvey, Aa Bio anger, anxiety, hate, journey, sad, society,
Helios and Clytie Misra, Karam Villanelle sad love,
Premium Member Poem Washed Up Now Marcum Wong, Connie Acrostic sad,
STAINED GLASS Scanlon, Darren I do not know? anger, dark, depression, loss, sad, sorrow,
The Fear Murphy, Daniel Free verse anxiety, break up, depression, sad, teenage,
When razor met wrist Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, emo, moving sad, sorry,
On the Edge Adovica, Martina Free verse heartbroken, longing, love hurts, sad love,
We find our own way Harvey, Aa I do not know? break up, life, longing, sad love,
My painful dream Sathasivam, Ravi Light Poetry sad love,
Blue 2 Rockk-Fiordelisi, John Free verse sad,
I don't understand friendships Abbott, Emaka Free verse absence, anger, friend, friendship, sad,
Quietus Bosa, Diana Free verse absence, blue, heartbroken, loss, sad, world,
Time's Not Attached Bloom, Amber Lyric sad,
Premium Member Poem The Rusty Carcass Haight, Sandra Acrostic sad, tribute,
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Premium Member Poem Plumbago Way Smith, Tim Free verse sad, solitude, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem I Need You Now vaso, arthur Lyric emotions, heart, life, loneliness, sad love,
Moon Saitovic, Sazemina Ballade lost love, love, moon, sad, sad love,
The Last Dark Magic of the Keys Foster, Gail Iambic Pentameter love, magic, power, psychological, sad, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem Orlando lawless, John Free verse sad, sorrow, violence,
Premium Member Poem new beginning Grasso, Francis J Quatrain sad,
Premium Member Poem what did I do wrong Manassian, Eileen Free verse sad love,
ANYWHERE Tidd, Jim Free verse sad,
ORLANDO Tidd, Jim Senryu sad,
I wish I could tell you McFadden, Sarah Free verse anxiety, blue, deep, depression, sad,
My Love Reality Nicole, Joy Dramatic Verse anger, angst, betrayal, break sad love,
Premium Member Poem Dedicated to Bishop Curry, Skirving and Father Davis Horn, James Couplet allegory, analogy, religious, sad,
Loves of my Life Marschall, R.A. Acrostic farewell, lost love, love, sad love,
Do gays go to hell Fuller, Christian Sage Free verse america, anger, anxiety, baptism, sad love, sick, society,
DECEPTION LIEVE, ELVIS LYONGA Dramatic monologue feelings, husband, i love sad love, wife,
My Fault Anne, Kimberly Rhyme angel, for her, for sad, sad love,
Blue Rockk-Fiordelisi, John Elegy sad,
Premium Member Poem There are no words Hamilton, John Verse death, goodbye, grief, loss, sad, society, violence,
Owl Nour , Nina Prose Poetry sad,
Premium Member Poem No One Cares Anymore Nance, Casarah Free verse sad,
Black McFadden, Sarah Free verse anxiety, dark, depression, how sad,
Curse To Rehearse McFadden, Sarah Rhyme sad, writing,
Burned Out Matches McFadden, Sarah Free verse blue, cry, dark, depression, sad,
Pain Abbott, Emaka I do not know? sad,
Distant together Chansarkar, Sara Free verse sad,
Distant Troutman, Tanis Free verse break up, death, heartbroken, sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem THIS BITTER WAVE onclaud, nette Pantoum sad, water,
Premium Member Poem Off In The Distance Loo, Laura Haibun sad,
Omega von Buchholz, Garth Free verse loss, lost love, love sad love,
Elegy to a Hanged Man in Birds Hill Park von Buchholz, Garth Elegy autumn, death, eulogy, nature, sad, suicide, winter,
Premium Member Poem Homeless Raynes, Lewis Quatrain sad,
The Little Things Script, Post Free verse betrayal, first love, for sad,
Innocence Lost Tan, Vidal Free verse dream, heartbroken, introspection, lost, sad love,