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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 love, love,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member The Red Leaf


the raspy whisper

finally
 
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, lost love,
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 Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: heartbroken, appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme



Stardust Road
“Stardust Road.”

"Soft defense is driven by my thoughts,
I vanish away into yesterday’s scenic road,
Set the mood among the dark clouds,
Wish I could go back to...

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Categories: heartbroken, adventure, nostalgia, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Shoes
My shoes have traveled miles of roads
Their soles are worn quite thin
Struggling with this heavy load
I carry deep within
Beyond repair, no longer shine
Scuffed with many...

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Categories: heartbroken, appreciation, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soothing serenades
Pained piano keys compose 
a chorus-less composition.
Melancholic moods crave
to sway back and forth  
like bluebells and lilies dancing,
when kissed by the morning breeze

Forlorn flute...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, analogy, deep, sad,
Form: Alliteration
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ADIEU UNTIL I SEE YOU IN HEAVEN - EMOTIVE WRITE
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,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member 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,
Form: Sonnet
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
Lost
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: angst, beauty, conflict, death, heartbroken, love,
Form: Light Verse
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, sad love,
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Free verse
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss
(1A.)
Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss

Beyond mingling of Light, Matter, Human thought
reams of coils within darkest abyss are there caught
denied rays...

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Categories: heartbroken, art, creation, dark, deep, fate, life,
Form: Rhyme
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, death, depression,
Form: Elegy
The Worm Poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared 
What they had...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, baby, death, mother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member For Sale
My Heart
Used
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, mystery, romance,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Bastille 2016
Bastille


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: anniversary, death, dedication, evil, hate, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Speck
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: conflict, emotions, feelings, growing up, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
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: abuse, father, father son, forgiveness, heartbroken,
Form: Lyric
the worm poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared  
Was beyond...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartbroken, upliftingbaby, care, family, husband, baby, care,
Form: Epic
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
Young...

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Categories: first love, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
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
Although...

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Categories: character, heartbroken, pain,
Form: Rhyme