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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


Premium Member 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, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member 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: lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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, jealousy, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, love hurts,
Form: Sonnet



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: angst, loss, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
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, imagery, lost
Form: Rhyme
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Within the depths of my vacant soul
When she walked by my side on a lonely road
And took me to the other side, much more verdant,
Through the barren lands of scorched desert,

Clueless...

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Categories: love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sometimes Love is not Enough
Mind softened, 
watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues,
elegantly charm halcyon horizons.

Homeless heart craved a romantic dawn.

I became a pilgrim of love,
venturing upon an uncharted...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Whip Of Your Selfish Whims


O
the bane
of being so slavishly in love
and facing another bloodless sunrise alone
myself I’m spun in silken strands enthralled       ...

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Categories: desire, emotions, longing, love hurts, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sapphire skies in sanguine eyes
In the absence of complication,
Trials and tribulations become distant memories.
Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
Inspiring forthcoming musings of the mind.

Hope of a brand-new day...

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Categories: feelings, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
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, hurt, love
Form: Free verse
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: beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Blank verse
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Prose
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Lyric
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 love, love
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Kyrielle
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fragility of Fate
Upon my pilgrimage yearning for love.
I found myself surrounded by a plethora of petals.

Day and night I searched for a fragrance.
An aroma that would lead...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Your Ruins

               I'm lost at sea and weary
    ...

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Categories: love, love hurts, metaphor, passion, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Laments of my heart
I hear the voices you once bequeathed to me
Enchanting concert music in symphony of love
But I left the theater before the show was over
Walking all...

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Categories: love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My love she'd lent

    ~ MY LOVE SHE'D LENT ~

I followed her where'er she went
Lured onward by her fragrant scent

She clasped his hand, a handsome...

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Categories: longing, love hurts, romance,
Form: Couplet
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, inspiration, lonely,
Form: Sonnet