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Best Rejection Poems

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


Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: rejection, angst, fantasy, teen love,



Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: rejection, dance, growth, journey, lost

BEHIND THE SMILE
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rejection, angst, betrayal, break up,

Premium Member BLUE MOON RISING ON A STORMY NIGHT - TITLES CONTEST
Blue moon rising 
on a stormy night
I sit sobbing 
without you
 
Sadness, 
when we fell out of love
The point of no return, 
drifting apart
You broke...

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Categories: rejection, heartbreak, moving on, relationship,

Premium Member Advice
Do not look to me with questioning eyes
For i do not possess the answers you seek 
i cannot taste the bitter sweetness on your tongue,
or...

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Categories: rejection, change, drink, psychological,

The Enemy's Child : collab with Carolyn D

The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: rejection, baby, social, war,

Lover's Knot
A wistful smile upon her face,
Belies the look I need to trace;
For love needs not cruel rejection,
Instead it longs for sweet perfection.

Reaching out to touch...

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Categories: rejection, love, fear, love, me,



Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: rejection, love, sad,

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: rejection, abuse, hurt, words, ,

Premium Member CUTTING THE TIES
For many

Long years

I’ve lived

In your

 

SSssss
HHhhh
AAaaa
DDddd
OOooo
WWww
 

Your eyes

Cannot hide

Your lies

 

Pure deception -

now rejection

 

I take my

 

 

         KNIFE=====

 

   ...

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Categories: rejection, conflict, dark, deep, family,

Behind the mask
Behind the mask there is a frail and fragile me
Enigmas clothed in conundrums; that the naked I can’t see

'Behind the mask is concealed, my authenticity
Examine...

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Categories: rejection, depression, life, sad, slam,

Premium Member Slammed out Bam
Slammed  out  Bam

For a moment I will fantasize 
Lead him  on a trip
Make him realize 
this is more than a strip
boy you...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rejection, fantasy, imaginationme, me,

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: rejection, prejudice,

Cloud 5
Falling from cloud 10 (a self rejection collaboration) 

King Mandalay!

Poet Destroyer, I want to tell you this 
My heart is not ready to sing
I will...

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Categories: rejection, friendship, heart, lonely, lost

Premium Member Wisdom of the Cougar
She thought by marrying an older man
She would forever look young in his eyes
He led the way, ‘twas a child that held his hand
Until he...

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Categories: rejection, life, philosophymen, men,

Premium Member Burka Woman
Such deep amber green eyes
Stare into me
Like arrows that so delicately pierce my heart
She is covered in a curtain of black woven cloth
Ah but her...

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Categories: rejection, angst, introspection, pain, passion,

Premium Member WHO AM I
WHO AM I

O, how tender it was to have been born with innocence,
a life of dreams to behold, those of a cheerful boy
to find love...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rejection, betrayal, change, deep, life,

Premium Member Love's Chains
SONNET – LOVE’S CHAINS


Behold loves woes, unable to resist
temptations of an alluring affair.
Love’s eternity hidden by the mist,
of hazy tears and shadows of despair.
Like a...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rejection, emotions, lost love, love

Time's Loving Deceit
Anger flies with swift wings
As tedious pleas for more time reverberate through his mind
He is the servant of Time- yet takes the blame
When her clawed...

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Categories: rejection, corruption, dark, deep, desire,

Premium Member The Enemy's Child - co-write with Paul C
The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: rejection, baby, social,

Rabbit Don't Run

My shy moth eyes
were attracted to the beauty of your flame
The pleasure of knowing you
was worth the risk of me feeling the pain
From the hurt...

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Categories: rejection, allusion, angst, dark, sad

Sifting Sand From My Soul
If I but one day of my life left
there'd be words I'd not delay.
Too long I've struggled, bereft,
my tongue mired in pit of clay

I'm sifting...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rejection, feelings, for him,

If Only It Was Me
If only it was me who could win this race.
I stand so very proud with honor.
Along with you in my rightful place.

But I am but...

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Categories: rejection, angst, introspection, lost love,

Hot and Cold
*Hot & Cold*

“The Professional.”
only in my eyes
supports
the temperature.
Mercury, rising above:

Boiling point of no return,
Injection,
Rejection,
like heartfelt tears
on the surface,
pouring of dryness
from the deep
complete.
Bare
Plot
Both 
Dot
Cold
not good enough.

You...

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Categories: rejection, growing up, life, love,

Premium Member There is a Place
There is a place of beauty, I believe
where dwells all goodness and serenity
I place I enter when I must conceive
A bond of deep and sweet...

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Categories: rejection, beauty, love,


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