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Best Divorce Poems

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

Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, break up, divorce,

Premium Member Can We Be Strangers
the holes in the walls are all patched
and the plaster is dry
the broken glass is swept away
or turned to sand

I only want that when I...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: divorce, forgiveness,

Premium Member It Only Hurts When I Smile
I put a smile on my face when I go outside 

My friends all see the pain I try to hide in my eyes

And I...

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Categories: break up, cry, divorce,

Prophecy of Sand
Men, they say

We have been subjugated by their culture and rules
The norms and the religions of masculine fools
The laws and the clowns
The world one day...

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Categories: dedication, divorce, history,

Premium Member How much do I love thee
How much do I love thee
Let me tabulate all the ways

I bought you a new Mercedes
	With gold plated tire rims
I bought you a humongous diamond...

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Categories: betrayal, divorce, freedom, money,

Unfinished Love Affair
Unfinished Love Affair

It's been so long since I've seen you.
Don't know how or why you remain,
At the forefront of my memory,
But you do and will always remain.
Time has passed, and...

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Categories: divorce, hurt, repetition, romance,

Yellow Flowers
You made me love yellow flowers
in the middle of July,
when everything was dying
because the ground was so dry.

You offered them to me
with the faintest smile...

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Categories: divorce, flower, heartbreak, love,

For Two Timing Husbands
How many tears must fall from brown eyes before I lay me down to sleep.
Where hurtful dreams of betrayal and lies hide in shadows they...

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© Mary Hoose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: divorce, anger, betrayal, break up,

Premium Member Say goodbye to Mom
Holding head down he simmers in anguish
Scribbling restless shapes in red crayon
Concealing bitterness of a child forlorn.

At a tender young age he knows of divorce

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Categories: angst, child, divorce, parents,

Premium Member You Say You Love Me
You say you love me but you’re not
You say you’re going to fight and give it all you got
You say you find it hard to...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, conflict, divorce, drug,

It Dawns on Me

I wake up next to no one right at dawn
to check for late night texts that don't exist
The paperboy throws news toward the lawn
and moves...

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Categories: divorce,

Premium Member I Just Don't Understand It
And I know you didn't plan it
it's so hard for us to understand it
I love you, I hate you - I just don't understand it

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Categories: break up, divorce, emotions,

Field of Forever
Snow crested range backdrop, gurgling creek allurement
At long last was the field, ours its loamy splendor
Our fertile paradise beneath stars and thunder
Within this promise, we...

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Categories: divorce, love, marriage,

Love once was the focus
of our lives
till marriage became contentious;
two sharp knives
piercing the heart of it,
killing it.
Teamed hardhearted misfits
by nature, antipathetic
where love’s the casualty
and we,...

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Categories: divorce,

Premium Member Divorce
Stale mate?

7/7/15 Caryl S. Muzzey
Copyright © 2015 by Caryl S Muzzey

First Place Winner ~ "One Footle” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Judy Kono
Aug. 8, 2015

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Categories: divorce, humorous,

The Divorce
He had a few drinks the night before,
enough to mistake the waiter for a door.
T'would help him remember
he thought to himself,
the fun to be had...

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Categories: divorce, freedom, funeral, funny,

Premium Member The Affair
Between yesterday's coffee and today's newspaper delivery,
      we somehow lost our sweetness, now you are just a memory.

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: break up, conflict, divorce,

Premium Member A bloody Rose
Roses here, Roses there,
bloody roses everywhere.

February brings them to our life,
while others hide a broken wife.

Young girls dream of their shining white knight,
when do you...

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Categories: divorce, allusion, anger, baby, beautiful,

Premium Member Glow worm
Velcro ripped and soda fizz
Velvet crushed Moroccan night
Nocturnal buterflies those flickering fireflies
Our winking spies like circling satelites
Coming together , we fissures of light
Delicious refrain ...

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Categories: break up, divorce,

Sexual Addictions Are Destroying Our Families
Sexual Addictions Are Destroying Our Families!
Many families are being destroyed by sexual addictions!
As they bring into their homes unneeded afflictions!

There are affairs of adultery of...

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Categories: culture, divorce, faith, family,

Suicide Prevention
You must be in so much pain to be considering this.
The hurt, the misery, the anguish, the agony;
you can feel it burrowing its way deep...

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Categories: divorce, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,

You feel like your whole world crumble
Does not matter about all your trouble
Walk around blindfolded and stumble
There is a light at the end of the...

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Categories: divorce, abuse, anger, anti bullying,

Weekend Father
Unfortunate circumstances made me a weekend father
Two parents separated by a marred history,
now had to care for a child ...
an innocent victim who received emotional...

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Categories: art, divorce, father daughter,

Premium Member On My Knees
Silently, a teardrop streaks
And falls on her suitcase
Quietly, I turn to see
A broken heart, there on her face

Patiently, she looks at me
As if she needs...

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Categories: divorce, anxiety, break up, conflict,

Puppy Love at 55: Dedicated to Lady L
 Puppy Love at 55
When I am wise, I’ll turn to puppy love
With generous doses of truth and innocence, almost no shame …
“Her be my...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, divorce, for her,