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Best Emotional Poems

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


Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: emotional, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: emotional, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: emotional, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: emotional, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: emotional, angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy, stress, valentines
Form: Epic



WALLPAPER
WALLPAPER

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Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: emotional, change, creation, friend, identity, moving on,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter


It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: emotional, i love you, i miss you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES



Can  love then,  be based
on an index of elements
from which one joyfully tumbles,
or drifts into equations, as we wander
toward a rush of serendipity...

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Categories: emotional, love, science,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra


Wild spirit - 
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using peaceful hands 
in...

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Categories: emotional, forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity, inspiration, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails 

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emotional, change, destiny, fate, nature, solitude, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Collector

I am a hoarder of antiquities,
offering longevity to ephemera.
Obsessed with an insatiable 
urge for accumulation
I fill every available nook 
stacking layer upon layer
of emotional possessions…...

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Categories: emotional, memory,
Form: Free verse
Love Has Its Costs

THIS IS A FICTIONAL WRITE THAT EXPLORES THE QUESTION OF WHAT LOVE IS. IT DOES SO IN A DRAMATIC WAY, AFTER ALL THAT IS MY...

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Categories: emotional, desire,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Gothic Love Grind
I find you alone
in your favorite room of sorrow and suspense,
the woman I cherish more than victory or divine sense,
long untouched, you stare into a...

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Categories: emotional, gothic, love, passion,
Form: Epic
A Must Read For All PoetrySoup Members -Good News For All


FOUNDATION

“...we achieve true wholeness
by embracing our fragility...”

Jalaja Bonheim


FOUNDATION

i had
no script

no actors

no stage

instead let me direct this life

my life

stage the words

add a subtle dramatic  tone
with...

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Categories: emotional, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: emotional, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unloved
She cocooned herself
Spinning the thread tightly
Around her troubled mind
Knowing out there
Out there were the people
Who watched her unwind
Who could not be kind
Losing ground
Every day
She fought...

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Categories: emotional, crazy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: emotional, holiday
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Poem Ingredients
Many ingredients bake writing inspiration.
This recipe combines a stirring sensation:  

Heaps of desires never realized
as marinated in teary sore eyes;
Quantities of wide open spaces
caramelized...

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Categories: emotional, desire, food, how i feel, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The single mother
A single mother is standing alone 
And she will cry when nobody's home 
Staying up late with thoughts in her head 
Doing everything she can...

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Categories: emotional, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soulmate Love
To Timothy Lee, The Best of Me


Finding love is our unsure heart’s goal as edged on by our confident souls.  Some journey through life...

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Categories: emotional, best friend, blessing, devotion, emotions, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
During Sex I'm Often Naked
You can't make someone love you all you can do 
is be someone who can be loved.The rest is up to them.

No matter how much...

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Categories: emotional, philosophy,
Form: Didactic
Like a Rock
I carry my mother 
like a rock in my pocket 

that I just can’t seem to throw away 

It serves me 
no purpose, 
it just...

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Categories: emotional, childhood, confusion, daughter, family, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Umbrella
There she stands 
Centre stage for all to see
Tall and slender 
Precariously she balances.

I reach out for her
Draw her to me 
My hand skims her...

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Categories: emotional, confusion, devotion, life, lost love, mystery,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Love Notes in a Bottle
Love Notes in a Bottle

It came as a last meandering thought
How could I know?
Maybe a thousand years from now
On a far away shore
Would exist a...

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Categories: emotional, future, history, love, pain, philosophy, romance,
Form: Free verse
Feeling Blue And Knotted Up

in the fervour of my sweat
sheets drenched
i wake to the toxic bellow of my own voice
in the torment of my own thoughts

in the complexity of...

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Categories: emotional, introspection,
Form: Free verse