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Abandonment Poems | Examples of Abandonment Poetry

Abandonment Poems. Below are examples of poems about abandonment. This list of poetry about abandonment is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of abandonment poetry. This list of works about abandonment is a great resource for examples of abandonment poems and show how to write poems about abandonment. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Abandonment Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Going nowhere near you Christopher Flaherty Free verse abandonment, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem THE DIVINE WORLD Demetrios Trifiatis Free verse abandonment, faith, god, prayer,
Mind's not a Friend Brandon Connor Rhyme abandonment, depression, divorce, love hurts,
Inspired by Slim Shady Alex Duffy Free verse abandonment, fun, funny, inspiration, inspirational,
Tale of a Former Black Sheep Rhona McFerran Free verse abandonment, abuse, hope, how i
Your Cruel Rue J.W. Earnings Free verse abandonment, angst,
To Belong is a Harmonious Bravery J.W. Earnings Rhyme abandonment, angst, betrayal, confidence, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Supporters Abandonment Kale Brereton Quatrain abandonment, lost love,
What Remains Within - Reverse Rejection and Recycle Reassurance Again J.W. Earnings Free verse abandonment, angst, courage, emotions, fear,
The Dream DM Babbit Free verse abandonment, allusion, dream,

A CHILD LOST FOR MONEY TO GAIN
by Bob Taub
   A CHILD LOST FOR MONEY TO GAIN

The lust for wealth can cause much pain
Hurting and placing a child in pain
Starved of love...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, anger, betrayal, children, cry,

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When Abandonment is No One's Fault
by Andrea Dietrich
Abandonment abounds in all the world.

As one of many, I have lived it.

Mine occurred because my father’s

mental health abandoned him.

It was not his choosing.

Due to...

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Etheree | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, father,

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My Abandonment
by Craig Hawkins
Me and myself
With no wealth
Struggling to live
Nothing left to give
Alone I sleep at night
In a doorway I might
Or under a bridge
Swarms of midge
An empty ruck...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, sad,

Come See The Mystery
by Bette Bavington
In wooden covered wagons on the out 
Flanks of town is where you will find the
Gypsy encampment.
Do you have an inquisitive mind?
They have all kinds...

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Rondeau Redouble | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, adventure, culture, dance, emotions,

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Distant Shores
by Laura Leiser
Come feel the pulsing, exotic 
sounds, reverberating upon 
those distant shores 
where loud voices wail
without restraint
shouting staccato cries 
with utter abandonment. 

How solemn are the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, culture, farewell,

Heart-broken
by Michael Robinson

Heart-broken

Efforts of me wanting to succeed is unrelenting
The strain of struggle and constantly seeking
The time spent not money but always taxing
Hopelessness of endeavours of undertaking
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, care, caregiving, change, deep,

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Abandonment
by Leilei Brooks
Embraces shatter, leaving timeless stories,

Wrapped in butterfly nets, tied with velvet ribbons.

Tangled cob webs and ghost blankets.

Restless feelings and Kodak moments.

 

Wasting into forever,

Alone, rotting...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, emotions, lonely, sad,

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Abandon
by Curtis Moorman
ABANDON

To abandon means to leave behind
It's a practice that contorts the mind
Of those deserted restless souls
And crushes all their lofty goals

Self-esteem is totally shattered
All is...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, absence, confusion, depression, grief,

Eyes Of A Sunrise
by curtis johnson
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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, abuse, child, child abuse,

ABANDONMENT ANGST
by Beata Agustin
There I was abandoned in guilt’s distress, enveloped with gloom
…within frustration-sealed room
…languishing in spiritual pain
...with my soul, in faith, pleading for genuine pardon to gain.
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, angst, blessing, encouraging, faith,

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Love Without Embrace
by Winged Warrior
Love Without Embrace


...can someone recreate and grasp their embrace of lost love?...


Oh! what treachery of love is this?
abandoned by a Judas kiss…
Does not my soul...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, absence, longing, lost love,

Redeemed in fake dreams
by Sam Perkins
A dream made possible from a sprinkle of stardust 
Cleanse your soul and dip in a vanilla bath tub 
Bath in the springs trankled transparent...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, fate, hip hop, rap,

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The Wild She
by Caren Krutsinger
She was all over the map
In feelings, and terror
Of things that could happen

She could not be contained.
The best of us tried.

The screaming
The shrieking
The terror
It was...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, abuse, addiction,

Enjoying Retirement
by Dave Timperley
My childhood was a troublesome time,
My mind built walls too hard to climb.
My memories from that distant past,
My life made me feel like an outcast.
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, family, retirement,

The long dead life
by CHRISTOPHER QUIGLEY
Looking in the mirror
Dead eyes blunted and wasted
A broken face scarred and withered
The smile a whisper of sand on a ocean desert
Tiny downward curves mirror...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, poetry,

Left at the Pet Shelter Upon the Birth of an Actual Child
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
You are beautiful
We've loved having you
But you will never see us again.

You were our everything
You were the only one
But you will never see us again.

We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, animal, baby, betrayal, dog,

Survival
by tara jennings
There is a fierceness in our blood.
An ancient instinct of survival
Our soul will not become extinct.
Boiled on the banks of battle
Parched in the sand of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, allegory,

Self inflicted pain
by Caty Rose
It is hard to explain the thoughts that run through my mind or the feelings that run through my soul,
It is hard to explain the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, addiction, depression, how i

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THE LONELY OAK
by Alexis Y.
I saw him from afar, a lonely oak tree, 
both of his eyes contained such misery.
I wanted to know his story,he's a mystery. 
He looks...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, lonely, sad,

Imaginary Love
by Na-Shara Foster
How can it be possible to want someone so much?
to want to feel their soft, innocent touch
I want him so bad that I can’t wait...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abandonment, imagination, lost love, lust,