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Best Hopelessness Poems

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


Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: hopelessness, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: hopelessness, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: hopelessness, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member BECAUSE OF JUST ONE POETESS
BECAUSE OF JUST ONE POETESS

I let go of living in sadness.
My life seemed going nowhere,
and looking back now, it all
seemed like madness!

It wasn't because she did
gymnastics...

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Categories: hopelessness, beautiful, celebration, encouraging, poetess, thank you,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Feverish Fear - In collaboration with Maria Williams
 I thank Maria for our collaboration. 

I recall the hopelessness that I felt
when it brought its dark decline.
Icy fingers of apprehension run the length...

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Categories: hopelessness, allegory, fear,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows ------
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs;”  
               ...

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Categories: hopelessness, autumn, death, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member GOODBYE, MY LOVE
After the snowfall but before the lily blossoms,
you were this woman who left by choice. All natural decisions 
made from a place of despair. Darkness...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopelessness, death, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Ode to Winter
Light splashes in the eyes and vibrate
My heart to a rich ecstatic state
Joy is the only bird in the leaden sky
Calling the winds to choir...

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Categories: hopelessness, faith, happiness, hope, nature
Form: Ode
Premium Member Courtship of Poetry
I wrestle with my words in aimlessness when I write.
Poetry is a relationship to me, it's a troubled courtship.
I can't come to reasonable reform in...

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Categories: hopelessness, imagery, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Things Returned to Green
The ruination of the mighty earth
Was started when explosions rocked the sky.
Ten years of darkness followed. . . then a heat,
And that is when the...

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Categories: hopelessness, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member LONELINESS
LONELINESS

(Message of hope dedicated to all those that have been through such an excruciating experience.)


Loneliness:
Painful
Agonizing
Merciless 
Unbearable solitude,
When you are present, Time immobile 
Remains
And
Each second an...

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Categories: hopelessness, inspirational, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Winter Blues
The Winter Blues
Robert J. Lindley 

Winter blew in with a scant little whimper 
Fall skulked away with hardly a peep 
Deep cold, blowing winds fit...

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Categories: hopelessness, age, analogy, angst, art, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Time of Change
A time of change awaits you, friend.
It crouches on your track.
It peeps its head round yonder bend
and knows you can’t go back.
And being time, itself...

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Categories: hopelessness, change,
Form: Rhyme
JUST TODAY
Just today I decided to make a way 
Just today I decided to walk away 
Just today I decided to make a start

to do away...

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Categories: hopelessness, inspirationaltoday,
Form: Rhyme
When Caught In The Wreck Of Her Gaze
                        ...

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Categories: hopelessness, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Prayer for Deliverance
Deliver me, O Lord, deliver me.
I am surrounded by wolves and wild animals.
Doubts gnaw into my sordid soul,
anxiety, anger and depression rule my ego.
How can...

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Categories: hopelessness, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poetess Looks into Her Mirrored Soul



I see an aging Panagiota with the soul of a youth.
Untouched by hatred~yet despised for, as she's always telling the truth.

Utterly, unwilling to be a...

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Categories: hopelessness, confidence, courage, friendship, inspiration, poetess, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Million Fairytales
Fleeting into the ebon night,
a million fairytales tremble at us.
Never cursed or full of deep blight.
I embrace you, you hold me tight.
For our love loses...

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Categories: hopelessness, beautiful, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
lift ME
Speak to me words of happiness today
Reap what you sow for my utter dismay
It's incredible how time flies nowadays
It's indescribable - this emotion I held...

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Categories: hopelessness, emotions, endurance, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Help Me Save One At A Time
Help me save the children from rage and hopelessness,
Bring your optimistic lanterns, and your jubilant joy sticks.

Meet me in a half hour in the gazebo...

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Categories: hopelessness, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SLY FOX
~SLY FOX~

There you go again little Sly fox P.D.
Another game of tag and jeopardy.
Clever, clever, little fox so bloodthirsty.
Chaos roams through your veins of liberty.
You...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopelessness, adventure, crazy, cute love, fantasy, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Every Day
Slow is the sun knowing that I am already awake...
Unwilling are these eyes to search that which has already been seen
Now, time waits upon my...

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Categories: hopelessness, life, sadlife, life, sun, time, high
Form: Acrostic
Noise
In Chibok,
An IED finds it way 
Into the mind of a savage sect
And made good use of the emptiness.

In helplessness,
Some school girls are bundled up
From...

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Categories: hopelessness, angst, bereavement, betrayal, high school, leadership,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Darkness And Despair
Darkness And Despair
By: Neva Romaine


I surrounded myself with all manner of things
That brings in a semblance of cheer
The lights are bright, the noises are loud
No...

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Categories: hopelessness, dark, depression, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I AM 'THE POETESS'
I AM, "THE POETESS"

The array of pigeons stampede upon soft blue-white bears
camping on the mountaintops. Stretching shadows 
across green fields, slowly depart when sun yawns...

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Categories: hopelessness, beauty, joy, love, poetess, poetry, writing,
Form: Bio