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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 REFLECTION
**REFLECTION**

Running through a wheat dream
Clear skies, worms and flies, my face cries
Surrounded by silver streams
I stumbled into a valley where sleepness never dies
A manger on...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: betrayal, abuse, death, for her,
Form: Epic



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
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, deep, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
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, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse
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, jealousy, lost
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
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 love, sad,
Form: Free verse
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, cute love,
Form: Ballad
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, life,
Form: Dramatic 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, imagery, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Too Much Sadness for Me
there's too much sorrow...
don't you know
we are all going to die
a starting point always beckons a finish
sooner or later
no matter how
peaceful or painful
that final moment...

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Categories: betrayal, sad, truth,
Form: Free verse
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, dark, sad,
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, deep, fire,
Form: Lyric
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, hurt, love
Form: Free verse
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, nature,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Callused Fingers
Callused fingers press vibrating strings
drawing passion from a violin.
And with burnished wood snug to his cheek
the violinist plays from its heart.

Subtle vibes saturate my being
as...

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Categories: betrayal, beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Blank verse
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, cry, heartbreak,
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
Violin Notes Fall From Heaven No More

Her trembling twilight is dimming
with streaking purple tears
bruised by youthful years of bleeding pain
hurting but never hugged --
locked in the arms of atmosphere’s apathy
that smeared...

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Categories: betrayal, child abuse, death, Lullaby, sad,
Form: Free 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 Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses repost
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, brother, courage,
Form: Political Verse
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
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, candy, chocolate,
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 i feel,
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: abuse, addiction, anger, angst, betrayal, emotions,
Form: Free verse