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Best Crying Poems

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


Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crying, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom, river, snow,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: crying, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crying, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: crying, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Silent Page
Silent Heart

Sad, as it maybe, I had to break my OWN heart, 
Too many nights, I sat there all torn apart
A dream girl, 
Sitting under...

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Categories: crying, confusion, corruption, dark, deep, goodbye, loneliness,
Form: Free verse



The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: crying, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: crying, death of a friend, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Young Divine Happiness -


She is young and free, and most of her love lies in front of her
As the dawning twilight holds one breathless air under misted whispers...

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Categories: crying, beauty, destiny, dream, feelings, love,
Form: Couplet
If God Gives Me Tomorrow
If God gives me tomorrow
I'll try to stop crying
unlike this dark night
where I fear that I'm dying

If He gives me tomorrow
I'll let go of today
I'll...

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Categories: crying, faith, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Diamond Cut
"A Broken Demo"

In a desperate cry for help
She hires every jeweler
A cheap sheep crying, Wolf!
Using old repeating politic
utilizing lies * manipulation 
To cover the Glass...

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Categories: crying, abuse, evil, leadership, political, power, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: crying, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member March 19 Memories
Mama….it’s today
The chalendar shouts it
Today
15 years ago..you breathed your last
and I still see you in dreams
and I still miss you, Mama

I’m sitting here
in front of...

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Categories: crying, death, faith, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunday Morning - me singing -

Sunday Morning

Piano intro:

Verse:

Can you see the sun is shining down
On Sunday Morning, on Sunday morning
Can you feel the rain upon the ground
On Sunday Morning, on...

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Categories: crying, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: crying, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression, emo, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
STRAWBERRY
STRAWBERRY

Can you feel the warmness of the sun, 
reflecting off the red tones of my hair.
The sun touching the edge of my toes!
My seasons true...

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Categories: crying, adventureme, me, red,
Form: Free verse
Tell It To The Rain
Like the cloud, I am collecting the moisture in memory,
Soaking up the solitude, I have been alone in misery.
Feeling full on failure, droplet wall builds...

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Categories: crying, hurt, rain, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: crying, miracle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLISS
Ignorance is definitely a description of bliss
Look at Washington if you don’t believe this
They are never on target, they always miss
Their biggest decision is whose...

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Categories: crying, politicalold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DO NOT CRY




Come my friend, 
Do not cry
For
Tears blur your vision of life,
Distorting thus reality    
 
Come, my friend,
Wipe your tears and see how
Clearer...

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Categories: crying, friendship, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Silence of Death
Rampant rain is ruining
lushness of my lawn.
Helpless I watch
strands of green drown 
in shallow puddles.

Swamp like state creates
slush and sludge -
I remain stuck in the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crying, analogy, death, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunday Musings
Judgement
You light the fire, then play the victim.
It's not my fire, yet you let it burn.
Rage and pain drive you insane,
creating a parody of hypocritical...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crying, emotions, judgement, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Savage Garden
Sergeant Pepper smokes a stogie
In a capsized submarine
Lucky Lucy clad in yellow
Wears her purple diamond ring
Rainbow demons play gin rummy
On a sunlit July morn
Captain Kirk...

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Categories: crying, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup
Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  
Chained am I, to desolation's huge anchor
on its long black ship,...

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Categories: crying, anger, art, dedication, fantasy, imagination, poets,
Form: Rhyme
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: crying, abuse, adventure, anger, betrayal, deep, fire,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crying, absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
Form: Blank verse