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Best Love Hurts Poems

Below are the all-time best Love Hurts poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of love hurts poems written by PoetrySoup members


I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: love hurts, best friend, cute love,



For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: love hurts, lost love, love, love

Premium Member No thunder without lightning
Lightning rarely strikes without thunder,
causing havoc in gloomy skies.
Humans can't control their plunder,
seeking shelter until the storm dies.

Once, I was your prince - full of...

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Categories: love hurts, absence, angst, lost love,

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: love hurts, betrayal, break up, heartbroken,

Premium Member What is Love
I still recall our first poetic glance,
dormant pen roused my fingers to dance.
Her love was like a cherry blossom tree,
which at first blossomed so beautifully.

When...

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Categories: love, love hurts,

Premium Member Some hearts can never be tamed
Once when my soul spoke,
you betrayed every word.
Then your tongue promised
to only sing with sincerity.

I danced for a brief while, 
lost in your angelic orchestra.
Until...

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Categories: love hurts, angst, loss, lost love,

C'est La Vie

They had fought.

He left without a word... 
...while she was sleeping.

She threw on the gown she had worn for him the night before,
pushed off the...

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Categories: lost love, love hurts,

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: love hurts, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,

Premium Member When the piano bleeds pain
It's 3 am,
her pillow soaked in regret.
Loss has left her spirit lonesome,
darkness a definition of insanity.

In the silence of the night,
vexatious voices vibrate inside
her somber...

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Categories: love hurts, angst, lost love, love

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: love hurts, betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions,

Premium Member Callused Fingers
Callused fingers press vibrating strings
drawing passion from a violin.
And with burnished wood snug to his cheek
the violinist plays from its heart.

Subtle vibes saturate my being
as...

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Categories: love hurts, beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery,

Premium Member I'm just a man
You sat there crying with tears rolling down you face
Asked me why I didn’t show you any compassion
All I could say was that: 
‘I’m just...

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Categories: love hurts, absence, lost love, love

Premium Member Just another day without you
An abundance of fragrant florets 
constant reminder of regrets
Although they consume the misty air
they seem stale, because you're not there
Your absence has left a hollow...

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Categories: love hurts, absence, lost love, love

Premium Member INTERMINGLE
I wiped away a single tear
That had fallen from my eye
(You told me simply we were friends)
You left me after only a year
(But you conceal...

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Categories: loss, love hurts,

Premium Member Frozen Farewell

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm against my...

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Categories: love hurts, analogy, christmas, goodbye, lost

Premium Member A Stalker's Love Poem
They say I’m crazy, but I can’t forget
how she smiled at me when our eyes first met.
To see her, to hear her - each day...

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Categories: love hurts,

Premium Member Gone
she was a caterpillar,
i her cocoon

she was the music
i her dance

she was the rose
i her thorns

she was lost among the stars
i showed her the moon

i...

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Categories: love hurts, analogy, lost love, love

Gentle Summer Rain
She writes about Fall's beauty in the rain 
The falling raindrops' dance ascribing thence 
Bespoken verse that lightens her refrain 
before the time they met...

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Categories: love hurts, beauty, care, creation, imagination,

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: love hurts, emotions, feelings, hope, hurt,

Premium Member Hope Outweighs Sorrow
Falling in love’s magical
it feels like your heart's on fire.
And dreamers hear only hope
not the words of a liar.

When trust begins to weaken
your heart shores...

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Categories: love hurts, break up, emotions, feelings,

Premium Member I Loved You Once
I loved you once like sun rays love the earth
Like drenching rain that brings with it new birth
I loved you once like waves that reach...

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Categories: lost love, love hurts,

Premium Member The Love Drug
 "I've tasted love heroin and will never have that high again"..
    (paraphrased quote one from "Notting Hill")

Love heroin is very potent...

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Categories: love, love hurts,

Wind Lover
You kiss my face and I turn to trace
the tracks you left on the ground;
where have you walked and with whom have you talked
in all...

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Categories: love hurts, metaphor, wind,

Premium Member Sea of Love
While whispers shush on sheltered shores, as soon the cockcrow quakes,
the seas descry a skittish sky, sense summer zephyrs wake  –
roused passions neath the...

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Categories: love, love hurts, sea,

Premium Member Indian Summer Eyes
Indian summer lies within your autumn hazel eyes,
my velvet bloom vibrant now lost after your killing frost;
love lingers in bereft fingers, I stroke your face...

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Categories: autumn, betrayal, love hurts,