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List of Sad Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
THE CRITIC Arribas, John Rhyme allegory, betrayal, character, hate, sad, sick,
The Crush Ross, Piyo Prose chocolate, crush, emo, feelings, sad, true love,
Walking my tiger home Troutman, Tanis Couplet animal, goodbye, missing, pets, sad, sorrow, tiger,
Slipping Harvey, Aa I do not know? depression, drink, hope, money, sad, technology,
You make me happy Harvey, Aa I do not know? sad, smile,
The Struggle Within Irizarry, Aaron Free verse anxiety, betrayal, break up, sad, suicide,
Empty Troutman, Tanis Couplet loneliness, longing, pain, sad, self, solitude, sorrow,
Drowning In Doubt Script, Post Lyric destiny, dream, faith, future, sad love, trust,
Temporary identity HASAN, TAREQ ABC cry, fire, identity, light, sad, true love,
Robotic Harvey, Aa Bio body, emotions, life, love, sad, work,
If Only Heavens Would Release Ickler, Zammy I do not know? absence, dark, death, grave, sad love,
Widows Hill Lanier, Bo Free verse sad, women,
Premium Member Poem Shadows, Be Gone Canerdy, Janice Rhyme sad,
Premium Member Poem One Last Love Song Smith, Tim Free verse sad,
BURY THE TRUTH Chika, Sylvia Free verse betrayal, childhood, conflict, feelings, sad, truth,
Broken Vows Sutherland, Marti Tetractys sad love,
Premium Member Poem Last Night Grasso, Francis J Couplet sad,
We are fading Mutandaguta, Natsai I do not know? sad,
A fragile mind Harvey, Aa Bio anxiety, bio, body, crazy, sad,
Premium Member Poem The conscience and the heart Hamilton, John Monoku evil, hate, heart, horror, sad,
A perfect beauty Harvey, Aa I do not know? beauty, lost love, love, sad, true love, truth,
Premium Member Poem We Adopted Herd Garcia, Phillip Sonnet sad,
What did I do wrong Angel, Heather Epic break up, epic, feelings, sad,
Imagine van der Merwe, Mark Free verse happiness, humanity, imagination, love, sad, world,
Killing Machines van der Merwe, Mark Free verse children, men, military, sad, soldier, war, women,
Just One Thing J., Jonathan Rhyme sad,
Heartless senryu Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Senryu sad,
Politically Correct Hauser , Mike Free verse sad, silly, society,
Duku Brahma, Ronjoy Sonnet sad,
Lights Adovica, Martina Free verse heartbreak, heartbroken, love hurts, sad love,
Accident Troutman, Tanis Etheree death, deep, husband, loss, sad, sleep,
Premium Member Poem Loneliness Turner, Daniel Free verse sad,
SILENT LOVE Arribas, John Rhyme allusion, angst, desire, fantasy, sad love,
The Joker Bailey, Marcus Quintain (English) fear, heartbreak, heaven, magic, sad,
Future less Linney, Gary Gene Ode sad,
EXPRESSION GUPTA, SOHOM Alliteration sad,
Premium Member Poem In Another Time Haight, Sandra Villanelle sad, storm,
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Aj Kal rizvi, pakeeza Ghazal sad, society,
Premium Member Poem Fire of the kiln and Bones Quigley, Elissa Free verse sad, world war ii,
She Did The Best That She Could Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad,
Mountains to climb van der Merwe, Mark Free verse divorce, feelings, for her, sad love,
Searching for Salvation Anne, Ellie Haiku dark, death, deep, depression, sad,
Distant Dear Anne, Ellie Free verse freedom, future, longing, love, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Unreality McMillan Jr., Larry Rhyme depression, emotions, feelings, hurt, sad, sorrow,
To a stick Troutman, Tanis Couplet care, creation, earth, nature, sad, sympathy, tree,
spelling the tree as if it was me Hester , Savanah Free verse allusion, conflict, dark, heartbreak, sad love,
i wonder fedele, john Limerick addiction, break up, girl, sad, trust,
Premium Member Poem Crying Eyes Roberson, Alex Imagism sad,
Expecting Kyriacou, Maria Manqabat baby, death, emotions, loss, sad,
Grosse Hamburger Strasse Bosa, Diana Choka blue, heart, heartbroken, loneliness, sad love,
HE CALLS Anderson, Tony Free verse emotions, hurt, poems, poetry, sad,
Premium Member Poem Empire Of Fallen Stars Garcia, Angel Free verse sad,
Premium Member Poem Poem About An Angel Garcia, Angel Free verse sad,
Fear MARTINEZ, DANIEL Rhyme abuse, child, death, evil, sad,
Sold MARTINEZ, DANIEL I do not know? abuse, anger, dark, death, sad, scary,
Happiness MARTINEZ, DANIEL Free verse abuse, depression, happiness, sad,
If You Need a Friend Lanier, Bo Free verse sad,
Premium Member Poem The Wall Canerdy, Janice Quatrain sad love,
Premium Member Poem Organic Gratitude Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry birth, blessing, culture, health, sad love,
Truth DiMino, Joe Free verse allegory, allusion, divorce, heart, sad love,
Premium Member Poem A fun game of truth or dare Raynes, Lewis Quatrain sad,
Blue rose Mattheeuw, Shagesa Sonnet beauty, blue, farewell, red, sad love,
Chains Dev, Jay Burlesque sad,
The Other Side mckinney, kathryn Free verse absence, caregiving, death, death sad,
Newton's third law sediqi, bahram I do not know? sad, science,
Soul Cry Out Brake, Mel Free verse celebration, destiny, encouraging, loss, sad love, water,
The end of the tunnel Green, Maryann Free verse absence, anger, betrayal, sad love, trust,
Anthony Bohto, Holly Free verse abuse, allusion, anger, anxiety, sad love, sin, soldier,
Premium Member Poem Red Light Taner, A.O. Verse beautiful, beauty, courage, cute sad, sad love, silence,
The Man She Buried taylor, R. e. Free verse sad love,
GORED GRAVES WOMB Krishna, Bhanu Siva Elegy depression, desire, dream, emotions, sad,
A Bull fighter was killed in Eastern Spain Harris, STANLEY Dramatic monologue abuse, anger, animal, death, sad,
Premium Member Poem B E L L S - The Bell Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse sad, time,
him Rose, Evelyn Free verse betrayal, feelings, for him, sad love,
tag Rose, Evelyn Free verse absence, betrayal, break up, sad love,
He died Troutman, Tanis Free verse conflict, death, grief, husband, sad love, sleep, sorry,
Premium Member Poem Make a Wish Jennings, CayCay Quintain (English) angst, emotions, mother son, sad,
Premium Member Poem Life and Death Loo, Laura Tetractys sad,
Premium Member Poem Binge of Revenge Horn, James Couplet sad,
Premium Member Poem Question Taner, A.O. Free verse dark, deep, fear, heaven, sad, self, senses, social,
Loneliness Liaw, Joanne Rhyme depression, emo, loneliness, lonely, sad,
Schizophrenic Love Story Espiritu, Frederick I do not know? love hurts, mental illness, sad love,
Life Must Go On Espiritu, Frederick Rhyme sad,
Girl, Why Do You Condone His Mess Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse sad love,
A Solitary Life Singh, Sourabh Blank verse analogy, angst, community, emotions, sad, solitude,
Premium Member Poem Dollars and Cents Blacharczyk, Frank Free verse bereavement, best friend, betrayal, sad,
SO TIRED Scanlon, Darren I do not know? depression, emotions, how i sad, sick, sorrow,
Said the ambiguous affair Juman, Al Didactic giggle, humor, imagery, prison, sad, smile, vanity,
Premium Member Poem Setbacks Loo, Laura Senryu angst, confidence, conflict, love sad,
Premium Member Poem She stopped loving him today Seeker, The Lyric sad,
The Little Girl is Crying Liaw, Joanne Rhyme child, child abuse, cry, sad,
Premium Member Poem SPOKEN WORD'S CREDENCE Woo, San Rondeau angst, poetry, relationship, sad love,
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In the Black of Night Jenkins, Kenneth R. Blank verse death of a friend, sad,
Premium Member Poem I HAVE MISSED Trifiatis, Demetrios Quatrain sad,
Summer IV De la Croes, David Haiku sad, summer,
5 Months Ago Hansen, Justine Free verse sad love, self,
Premium Member Poem Desolate Woman Behm, Kurt Philip Ballad sad,
Inside my heart Harvey, Aa I do not know? beauty, body, happy, heart, sad love, smile,
Lost Harvey, Aa I do not know? lost, lost love, love, sad, solitude, time,
Legend of the Sand Dune Princess Marschall, R.A. Rhyme deep, emotions, fantasy, sad love,