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Best Hopeless Poems

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

It seeps into your bones this silent sadness
Spreading like a caustic cancerous liquid
Black and oozing slithery fingers into spaces
Once open petals to joy and light...

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© Judith S   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopeless, depression, sad,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: hopeless, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Wordless Sky
if i don't write i'm doomed to die
and lie beneath a wordless sky
a silent corpse, unseen, unheard
alive yet dead-  is that absurd?

if rhymes don't...

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Categories: hopeless, poems, poetess, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: hopeless, earth, hate, heaven, life, light, love,
Form: Quatrain
The Ghost of My Lonely
Abandoned in the fifties after the war
A freight elevator stuck between floors
Obsolete machinery, splintered old chairs
In a warehouse in Newark, New Jersey somewhere

Dead air presses...

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Categories: hopeless, dream, me, mystery,
Form: Kyrielle

The Love Letter
My dear, 

   I shall meet thee in the summer of thy heart,

   where we once walked head to each 


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Categories: hopeless, hope, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Laid to Rest
Tears no longer come, 
dried ducts of wrung emotion,
denied one more drop of release.

... but only to feel

Feel your finite presence beside me,
inhaling your sweet...

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© Judith S   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopeless, bereavement, best friend, death, depression, true
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Good Deeds
Good Deeds are so precious
They are wonderful things
All are filled with compassion
Oh!...the happiness they bring!

They can not be corrupted
You can't buy them with cash
They are...

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Categories: hopeless, hope, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: hopeless, christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: hopeless, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption, horror, humanity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
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: hopeless, baby, death, mother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member - In The Power Of Death And The Depths Of Darkness -

In order to obtain true freedom in our lives
Close your eyes and see the light of an angel
Wondering what this life is really all about

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Categories: hopeless, confusion, deep, destiny, emotions, faith,
Form: Quatrain
Another Piece of God's Art

"Slipping into a coma, the emptiness of a dreamless sleep.
Nightmares filling your head, where nothing is what it seems.
You're underground, desperately tryna' find your way...

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Categories: hopeless, baptism, dream, faith, father, forgiveness, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Love
My Beloved, 
My fervent Solemn passion
My LOVE bound to you
My Darling, I am entirely thine
As kindling in pure Formidable flame
My Beloved, My precious love
My better...

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Categories: hopeless, devotion, inspirational love, love, passion, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Don't Fall In Love With A Poet
We are the generation
of discontinued imagination.
With our twisting words
you’ll drink in
Our beautiful stories
spun from the nothingness.
Shadows of hope
glimmering in the distance.
Farfetched aspirations
that will never be...

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© Kacie Ray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopeless, poets,
Form: I do not know?
Unbroken Reconciliation
18-12-1922.                    22-12-2018
A date of birth. ...

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Categories: hopeless, december, father daughter, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Laid to rest
Tears no longer come, 
dried ducts of wrung emotion,
denied one more drop of release.

... but only to feel

Feel your finite presence beside me,
inhaling your sweet...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopeless, death, true love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Fragile Wish
Still hope before the final petals fall
and feather ~ slowly drifting to the ground;
I cry within my heart a dreadful pall,
myself, a hopeless painful love...

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Categories: hopeless, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Prayer for the Bahamas
With broken hearts we turn to You
Our tears cannot help those in need
To countless souls we bid adieu
And hope You listen as we plead

Bahamians need...

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Categories: hopeless, faith, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Who Am I
Daughter  of Mary and  Louis
(Named after my late grandmother ) 

My name is  Charmaine
a name originated from latin
Charmaine means -a song

Eldest of...

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Categories: hopeless, prejudice,
Form: Bio
Well of Souls
How many souls live on the edge,
Between the gutter and the ledge?

A hopeless fear crawls in their gut,
Each day, another endless rut.

The moments pass profoundly...

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Categories: hopeless, culture, discrimination, imagery, inspiration, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
This is my last confession; there will be no more.

I am impercipient and slow from last night's sleeping pill,
wincing away from the harshness of day.

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Categories: hopeless, baby, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
Don't Let Go
If you take my hand and don't let go
There's a side of life I want to show
You've suffered a little, a lot, know
But I also...

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Categories: hopeless, appreciation, depression, friendship, peace,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Richard's Request- The Angel Token
Richard Lamoureux has not forgotten me during my absence. He faithfully visits my older writes and leaves lovely encouraging comments. While I'm busy working on...

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Categories: hopeless, angel, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All About Cecilia
Middle child of seven siblings and has had a troubled childhood
It has made me a stronger person, just not easily understood
Had a baby at seventeen...

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Categories: hopeless, introspection, life, me, life, me, drug,
Form: Rhyme