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Best Hurt Poems

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


Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: hurt, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream,



I Wore Your Skin
~I wore your skin~

Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy

Brother, I...

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Categories: hurt, anger, bullying, dark, deep,

Premium Member - Haiku X 62 - Deep Wounded -


    Deep wounds that leave scars
    One moment much more must flow
    Shadows from the soul

...

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Categories: cry, hurt,

Premium Member TRUST ME - I'M A LIAR
Like a spider you drew me into your web
Cocooning me within your silver threads
Words, pretty words
I was totally taken in
Wrapping me up in silk ribbons,...

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Categories: betrayal, hurt, life, trust,

Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression's quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,

Tell It To The Rain
Like the cloud, I am collecting the moisture in memory,
Soaking up the solitude, I have been alone in misery.
Feeling full on failure, droplet wall builds...

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Categories: hurt, rain, sad,

Unless my heart is happy
Because I needed to find out
 ~ not just feel it.
So I took a dive into the depth of my being,
  there I found...

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Categories: emotions, hurt,

Premium Member A Glowing Treasure
A GLOWING TREASURE

A glowing treasure of her beauty’s might,
attractive smiles of pretense to beguile
the fervid passion cast in darkest light
to please the eager touch of...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, dark, grave, hurt,

My Song
~Not Like Me~ 

When you were first put into my arms, 
I begged God, to make you nothing like me 
For my sins, ask for...

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Categories: hurt, betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions,

Screaming at the Sky

Screaming at the Sky
 
Mothers screaming mournfully at a deaf sky
holding their heads helplessly as they cry
pitiful tears for innocent, defenseless children slaughtered
in fatal cross...

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Categories: children, drug, grief, hurt,

Premium Member Dirty Laundry
(She's Got Cooties)

Bitter every night, she speaks of another man
In dialogues, she rips and shreds my brothers sheets
Her moves are naught more than an exposed...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurt, abuse, betrayal, devotion, heartbreak,

Premium Member Everything's Okay
Love is but an illusion
a mixture of lies and truth.
And non-responsive to dreams
or expectations of youth.

Through anguish and frustration
bravado falters and slips.
And yet in your...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, hope, hurt,

Sarah's Story - Mental Illness
Sarah’s Story - Mental Illness

Sarah, the “Crazy Lady,” was a familiar sight,
roaming the streets any time of day or night.
Her foul body odor announced her...

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Categories: crazy, depression, hurt, mental

Premium Member For The Last Time

For the last time but as if for the first time,
Kiss me with fiery fervor I used to know;
I'll shiver with a tingle like your...

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Categories: betrayal, break up, hurt,

Premium Member Kiss of the Winter Moon
Darkness soothes tender wounds
daylight's laughter inflamed
benumbing words sharply felt
fiery as rays of the sun
 
An open winter window
frames a pale frail face
Her sobbing shivers
			shed cold...

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© Word Hobo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, hurt, loneliness,

Premium Member Mystical Lore of the Moonlight Moth

Mystical amour of moonlight moth's whimsical lure,
her glowing flame in sensual saffron gold attire;
restless tease with every breeze, gilt cavorting contour,
pale green flutterings, her wings...

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Categories: allegory, desire, fire, hurt,

Premium Member Charlottesville
I saw Nazis march yesterday
upon the streets of Charlottesville.
And with swastikas on display
crazed members chanted blood will spill.

I saw Satan grinning with pride
at racial slurs...

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Categories: hurt, america, angst, anxiety, bullying,

Premium Member To An Injured Fox Cub - with thanks to Michael Coy
Today I found you cornered, drenched in cold,
your fur coat nothing but a newborn's down,
a tiny ball unfolding while I hold
you shivering. Your lacerations frown

and...

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Categories: analogy, animal, hurt, metaphor,

Premium Member Words of Mass Destruction
Words of Mass Destruction



Words like bullets do not have eyes, as they fly in our hearts and materialize
Deleterious breaths that we soon despise, words written...

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Categories: abuse, hurt, words, ,

Premium Member WEPT



She roams cross the land her heart so bitter blue
Leaving behind frosty morning dew
Icy veil sadly unkept
Laden woe upswept
She speechless
Wept
Left dreamless
Numb regret windswept
No kind soul...

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Categories: grief, howl, hurt, solitude,

Premium Member How To Fall
'Saw you fighting back the teardrops
All by yourself........
You didn't have to say a word...
I knew just how you felt

So, you haven't been here either
Just happened...

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Categories: hurt, blue, emotions, freedom, heartbreak,

Premium Member Simply time to go, a little brother's lamentation
Too hard for me to say goodbye
For all apparent reasons why
Even though we all know it must be
Each heart will someday stop the beat
When the...

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Categories: hurt, brother, conflict, confusion, courage,

My Heart Sobs
I'm till struggling to connect with you...
It feels strange that you are actually here, and so near..
You...walked past me a couple of times,
Your eyes were...

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Categories: fear, hurt, loneliness, love,

Premium Member Sarcasm bites
Lunging forward a stab to the heart,
vitriol hurled at an unsuspecting soul.
A sarcastic word or comment, thrown in jest,
tearing flesh, leaving a gaping hole.
I was...

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Categories: hurt, bullying, crush, emotions, feelings,

Premium Member Stand By Me
Stand by me when your dreams might fail,
And the burning light of your plans grows pale.
Stand by me when the world is cruel,
When they shake...

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Categories: devotion, forgiveness, friend, hurt,