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Best Heartbroken Poems

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

Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand

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Categories: forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost

Premium Member The Red Leaf

the raspy whisper

gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: death, emotions, grief, heartbroken,

Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play


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. 


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Categories: betrayal, break up, heartbroken,

Premium Member To the Poet who Broke my Heart
Yes, he broke my heart, but not the usual way
With tender words, he made my poor heart sway
Each chamber beamed with his adoring smile
That chased...

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Categories: heartbroken,

I know your spirit is finally free 
when I scattered your ashes yesterday 
Cancer has taken you away from me 
solitude is now the price...

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Categories: bereavement, heartbroken, missing you,

Healing a Broken Heart
The bleeding sunset lingers on her mind
as night approaches and the sky goes dark.
Her soul is restless; how it craves to find
some words of...

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Categories: heartbroken,

Premium Member She by the Sea
I see the pain
Reflected via turquoise blue
Of the oceans hue
She stares out into the oceans depth
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: heartbroken, angst, beauty, conflict, death,

Premium Member Loss of More - FEELINGS contest
Loss of more

Not only did I lose you, but more,
my life’s being to fulfil awareness,
in years to come with further to adore,
as reflections of your...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: feelings, heartbroken, loss, sad,

Premium Member One Stone - Unknown
you May-
think me odd    perhaps strange 
peculiar and off the wall-
but I
like to wander cemeteries

among    rows   ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, memorial, peace, sad,

I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: heartbroken, absence, angst, cry, dad,

Premium Member For Sale
My Heart
Still beats

My Heart
Low mileage
Over rocky roads

My heart
In vaulted box
Shipping included

No strings attached


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Categories: heart, heartbreak, heartbroken, horror,

Premium Member Bastille 2016

Many years ago
They stormed the Bastille
Two hundred and one lost their lives
The tennis court oath however survived

Jacques had his heart with the masses
Necker could not...

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Categories: heartbroken, anniversary, death, dedication, evil,

Premium Member I Forgive You
     You lost my life.
     Sharp as a knife...
     You lost a lot of things.
     Your memory in my heart

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Categories: heartbroken, abuse, father, father son,

People walk in and out, 
Through me, it seems,
My presence barely sensed.
I coil around the pain,
And recoiling I make my way out, 
Heaving relief into...

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Categories: heartbroken, conflict, emotions, feelings, growing

Premium Member Unrequited Love
Wandering my maze of memories
In search of yesteryear
The spark she struck within my heart
Still burns in spite of tears
Hand in hand we walked the halls

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Categories: first love, heartbroken,

Premium Member We Walked The Night Sands, Moon Shining Down
We Walked The Night Sands, Moon Shining Down

Walking the white sands by the windy sea
Lost in my deep thoughts of love, you and me
Nights in...

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Categories: angel, dedication, heartbroken, lost

Premium Member Imbedded in pages
I picked up my tube of super glue
In hopes of piecing together
Sad lonely broken you
As I sifted through the bits
I wasn't sure what to do

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Categories: character, heartbroken, pain,

The Flight of Tempest Reigned
Upon a glorious night
A burning fire lit upon my unrented spine
Deafened by fleeting sight
I flee the home that never was quite mine

Crushed in garish fight

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Categories: heartbroken, analogy, deep, devotion, feelings,

I've arrived..
Fancy cars, the stage and lights
Thousands at concerts every night 
Girls swoon and scream my name
Giving autographs, growing fame
I survived.. Now I've arrived 

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, crush, dream, heartbroken,

Premium Member Doors to Your Heart

I wish that I could bear all pains for you,


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Categories: heartbroken, best friend, family, feelings,

This too shall pass
Sometimes I feel this urge
When my thoughts and feelings merge
The depth of the pain is inexplicable
I try to bring all my worries to the table

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Categories: heartbroken,

A SLave's Cry
Stranded in this place
I cannot recognize
Abandoned and lonely
No one hears my cries
AS i walk through this wasteland
Of wilderness and desolation
I am consumed with anguish
I walk...

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Categories: heartbroken, abuse, angst, black african

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Categories: heartbroken, america, city, death, discrimination,

Paranoid love
Tell me that this fear is just paranoia in my mind, 
we're not straining, we're not struggling, 
we're not sinking, we're just fine. 
I'm not...

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Categories: heartbroken, absence, angst, art, beautiful,

Premium Member Now and Then
Now And Then

My heart still thinks about you – Now and Then --
My arms still want to hold you – Now and Then –
And, even...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, lost love, missing