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List of Sad Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
A man's eyes Taylor, Owen I do not know? deep, encouraging, farewell, imagination, sad,
Face To Face Bickerstaffe, Keith Verse sad,
Premium Member Poem My Parting Gifts Lane, Lin Rhyme sad,
Peace at last Allison, Chase Free verse anger, anxiety, death, depression, sad, sorrow,
An Impressionistic Piece Medland, S. Free verse angst, color, dark, depression, sad,
Near, Yet Far gander, louis Quatrain anti bullying, christian, corruption, sad, sorrow,
I Can't Do This Zayas, Chelsea Free verse allusion, betrayal, fantasy, sad love,
LIEBESTRAM O'Brien, Robert Classicism beauty, emotions, feelings, heart, sad,
Premium Member Poem I cry RINALDI, RUDOLPH Blank verse corruption, history, humanity, hurt, sad,
The Ferryman Broadbent, Robert Rhyme sad,
Sing me, my Love Firdous, Sidra Sonnet sad,
Sleeping Life Away Spangle, Michael Dodoitsu cry, death, heartbreak, heartbroken, sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem She's A Ghost Love, Lizzy Quatrain cry, depression, emo, grief, sad,
Happy Birthday Son Turner, Daniel Rhyme birthday, father son, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Love Is Too Blind Lindley, Robert Sonnet conflict, heart, hurt, lost sad love, sorrow, symbolism,
My emeny, My friend Torres, Joshua Rhyme abuse, friend, friendship, loneliness, sad,
How Can You Leave Bugnacki, Katie Rhyme sad love,
Thank You For The Memories Garcia Howard Bramble, Patricia Free verse appreciation, feelings, inspiration, love, sad love, writing,
Tears Talk Williams , Johnny Free verse deep, depression, feelings, love sad love,
Premium Member Poem Lost In Yesterday Lane, Lin Senryu sad,
Where the Poets Go obrien, chad Free verse analogy, art, dark, death, sad,
Dark Descent Spangle, Michael Fibonacci dark, depression, dream, freedom, sad,
Dear To Me Rawls, Baleigh Elegy baby, death, depression, grief, sad,
Death of the future Brake, Mel Free verse allegory, death, goodbye, lost sad love,
Premium Member Poem The One Who Survives Richards, Carrie Cinquain sad,
Deadly Poison Zayas, Chelsea Free verse sad,
Looking At Me Zayas, Chelsea Free verse sad,
Untitled Amsbury, Sophia Free verse betrayal, cry, deep, i sad, sad love,
My Heart Bleeds Zayas, Chelsea Free verse heartbreak, loneliness, sad,
Premium Member Poem The day the earth stood still - Tangerine Seeker, The Prose angst, baby, car, hope, sad,
Premium Member Poem Sadness with Thick Tears Horn, James Couplet sad love,
Premium Member Poem Love Will Always Win Breidenthal, Laura Free verse cheer up, lyric, passion, sad, sad love, sorry,
Dad's Aching Heart Matchett, Clay Lyric dad, divorce, father son, sad love,
Back When Griffith, Jennifer Free verse confusion, farewell, for him, sad love,
A Sadness Babbit, DM Couplet sad,
Heartless Qamar, Amar Imagism lost love, love, love sad, soulmate,
Saturday-------------Haloo Salehi, Pashang Free verse sad,
Elegy re-post Bickerstaffe, Keith Verse sad,
Birth of a writer Mandal, Priyanka Haiku art, emotions, heart, love sad, sad love,
Depression Rhapsody Amero, Anthony Free verse sad,
Self Harm Qamar, Amar Imagism confusion, dark, hate, sad, scary, solitude, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Failed Disposition Davey, Brian Rhyme betrayal, depression, sad, sad love,
I am free Van, Chris Free verse freedom, heartbroken, i miss sad love,
I Feel Like Dying Zayas, Chelsea Free verse death, depression, god, sad,
You're Worth Nothing Zayas, Chelsea Free verse sad,
Dear Nightfall nsibande, charcoal I do not know? abuse, anxiety, bullying, longing, sad,
Epitaph Harvey, Aa Bio death, grandmother, grandson, grief, sad,
Lost in the wilderness Harvey, Aa I do not know? sad,
Resting place Saleem , Rizwan Free verse absence, betrayal, heartbreak, heartbroken, sad,
Premium Member Poem Death Of A Beloved Friend Lindley, Robert Rhyme conflict, dark, death of sad, sorrow,
Broken Shards Garza, Javier Free verse loneliness, philosophy, sad,
Why Should I Try Zayas, Chelsea Free verse break up, heartbreak, heartbroken, sad,
Premium Member Poem SUDDENLY LOST Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Senryu abuse, feelings, lost, lost sad, sick,
Lost and Found Turner, Daniel Rhyme sad love,
An Explanation Fauteux, Abby Free verse abuse, childhood, depression, father sad,
Different Zahari, Naddy Verse break up, discrimination, heartbreak, sad love,
Fed up Kae, Kre8tive Rhyme abuse, deep, feelings, sad love,
Love and Life Fauteux, Abby Free verse depression, loneliness, love, relationship, sad,
love like nothing Rose, Carlyn Free verse lost, lost love, memory, sad love, sorry,
even if it's over Rose, Carlyn Free verse angel, baby, boyfriend, love, sad love, truth,
Perpetually Lost Hlabisa, Sizwe Free verse confusion, deep, lost, sad,
I should've never let you die Estevez, Cmack Ghazal anxiety, deep, depression, lonely, sad, true love,
Lee's death Estevez, Cmack Ghazal anger, anxiety, black african sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem The Seduction Seeker, The Rhyme sad, spiritual,
Maybe Tomorrow morgan, erica I do not know? fear, loneliness, loss, sad, sad love,
The Truth morgan, erica I do not know? how i feel, hurt, sad, trust, truth,
Premium Member Poem WE WALKED HAND IN HAND Gren, Teppo Sonnet sad love,
Battered wife Qamar, Amar Imagism sad, sorrow, wife,
The Island Qamar, Amar Imagism feelings, loneliness, lonely, love, sad love,
Childhood Qamar, Amar Imagism sad, self, wisdom,
I Am Not The One Zayas, Chelsea Free verse sad, sad love,
Happiness Reynolds, Gary Free verse sad,
Consume me in Darkness Zayas, Chelsea Free verse anxiety, dark, death, desire, sad,
Heart-Broken Zayas, Chelsea Free verse heartbreak, heartbroken, sad, sad love,
Sorry Isn't Enough Zayas, Chelsea Free verse anger, break up, emotions, sad,
It's Too Late Zayas, Chelsea Free verse grief, leaving, lost love, sad, sad love,
Love Christian, Katie Free verse boyfriend, dark, depression, love, sad,
Happy being sad Harvey, Aa I do not know? feelings, happiness, love, me, sad,
Our Beautiful Mom LeBlanc, Michelle L. Rhyme bereavement, death, growing up, sad love,
Sunlight Harvey, Aa I do not know? sad, sun,
Different Bickerstaffe, Keith Verse sad love,
Premium Member Poem PLEASE Marcum Wong, Connie Free verse sad love,
Premium Member Poem Seashore Memories Callus, Paul Free verse sad, sea,
The strings of Phoebus do not sing Lyrewing, Serge Lyric allegory, dream, emotions, feelings, sad, wind,
Premium Member Poem ENTRAPPED Gren, Teppo Sonnet sad love,
Peace, love and empathy Harvey, Aa I do not know? sad, sympathy,
Just another day Harvey, Aa Bio sad, suicide,
Kiss the light Harvey, Aa I do not know? heartbroken, kiss, light, paradise, sad, sin, wife,
Premium Member Poem Frustration Ellison, Jack Limerick sad,
Come Hell or High Water Williams, Scott Rhyme abuse, anxiety, fear, hurt, sad love,
Maybe I Still Think of You Whitt, Mickayla Free verse deep, depression, emotions, pain, sad, sad love,
The mirror Teaser, Keith Light Poetry beautiful, beauty, desire, i sad love,
Wings to fly Mosia, Matshidiso Light Poetry blue, desire, dream, flying, sad,
Romance isn't dead Harvey, Aa Lyric faith, heartbreak, love, sad,
The girl who shines Harvey, Aa I do not know? sad love,
Vaporise Raina, Samay Rhyme absence, fire, love, lust, sad love, water,
California is Drying Castaneda, Francis Blank verse america, deep, earth, rain, sad, water, weather,
Our Tears Bayliss, PJ Senryu sad love,
The Deadly Seven Hassen, Lisanne Rhyme judgement, light, poverty, sad love,
Girl with the black cloud Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, depression, love, lust, sad,