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Best Betrayal Poems

Below are the all-time best Betrayal poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of betrayal poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play

Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: betrayal, break up, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member TRUST ME - I'M A LIAR
Like a spider you drew me into your web
Cocooning me within your silver threads
Words, pretty words
I was totally taken in
Wrapping me up in silk ribbons,...

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Categories: betrayal, hurt, life, trust,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth


Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression’s quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shakespeare Could Have Cast You
You had me oblivious to your antics, 
as you hushed me tenderly by the creek 
into your hide and seekable 
soul-surrendering secret relief. 
There, you...

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Categories: betrayal, loss, lust, romantic
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, child,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Bleeding Love
Introducing: Jan Allison & Poet Destroyer

Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart...

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Categories: abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Man's Tale
A man’s tale 

With mind control there he was,
A man for sale…
Hearing the vocal sound from this wordsmith, 
A man in his own tale…
Currently, he...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Woman in chains
Arousing opulence of ancient ballrooms
She creates her own make-believe world
Waltzing coyly in terpsichorean rhythms
Upon glittering stage where they sell love
Each time she caresses arms of...

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Categories: betrayal, emotions, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Sins
There is a proverbial hypocrisy to
'See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil'

when sinister perversions, 
lurk behind closed doors,
contained inside four walls.

What is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, betrayal, sin,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sleeping With The Enemy
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

See what you want to see
Don't Look at me!
You are staring you are watching;
Eat what you can't be

Come sleep by my side
The...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, adventure, anger, betrayal,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Song
~Not Like Me~ 

When you were first put into my arms, 
I begged God, to make you nothing like me 
For my sins, ask for...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Among Butterflies Sought

Is
This
Nature's Glory
As a quarry?
Alone and at peace
A life, a new lease
I pull up a piece of land
Take a little time to mend
This rainforest trembles
An open...

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Categories: betrayal, butterfly, conflict, dark,
Form: Concrete
BEHIND THE SMILE
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, betrayal, break up,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: betrayal, black african american,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member An Eternity II
And I begin my own steep climb into 
The Chalkland Downs              ...

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Categories: betrayal, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unforgettable
You are unforgettable 
never alone
No distance to far
a screen prayer or phone

You’ve always been strong 
I know by what I’ve read
It doesn’t matter
those things he’s...

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Categories: betrayal, farewell,
Form: Quatrain
The Way It Goes
It should have been all roses
But little did she know
Naive girl still
 in her mama's shell

"There's no such rose without a thorn"

Though stories have been...

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Categories: abuse, betrayal,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Wire Walker


There’s the tightrope for you to walk, wire walker - 

defying the gravity of reality and the reality of gravity
you know damn well he won't...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, husband, jealousy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chocolate Fountain
Chocolate Fountain Abuse- for the lover 

How easily I forget I'm allergic to chocolate
I want to dip the exquisite kosher in a Spanish brandy
Sweet, sweet,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, addiction, america, betrayal,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Contest
(The Contest)

I once knew a gentle poet boy
Pretending to be the real McCoy
   He lost two in a row
   This is...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, betrayal, confusion, how
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Ripping
You ripped me 
One word at a time
Shredded my smile
Pulled at my sensitivity
I was never strong enough 
To pull back my paper heart

You took the...

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Categories: betrayal, abuse, addiction, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse