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Best Sorry Poems

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


Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: sorry, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse



Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: sorry, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: sorry, betrayal, change, conflict, daughter, deep, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
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: sorry, betrayal, break up, heartbroken, jealousy, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: sorry, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Sometimes we don't get a chance to say goodbye
sometimes
we don't get a chance
to say goodbye

you sit there
tears in your eyes
wondering why

and

it don't make sense
to be strong
because it stings

you can't explain
the pain each
memory brings

and

the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: sorry, age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: sorry, absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a unkempt demeanor. 
His salt and pepper hair had not 
been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: sorry, christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Stardust Road
“Stardust Road.”

"Soft defense is driven by my thoughts,
I vanish away into yesterday’s scenic road,
Set the mood among the dark clouds,
Wish I could go back to...

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Categories: sorry, adventure, nostalgia, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Have a lovely day

Have a lovely day


Pushed now to the limit by a never ending whisper
Lost behind the meaning of a question I can’t hear
Dreaming of a day...

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Categories: sorry, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member More Worse When I Cry
Teacher said my decisions needed consequences.
I have to write a million gazillion sorry sentences.
Billy was stupid to tease me, call my family poor.
I had to...

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Categories: sorry, abuse, childhood, emotions, father, sad, son,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: sorry, angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
 
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, cancer, cry, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Inside my head- for contest
Hello there, do please come inside- no need to wipe your feet
excuse the mess, I fear you'll find it isn't very neat.
This place is always...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: sorry, addiction, anger, conflict, dark, emo, horror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLISS
Ignorance is definitely a description of bliss
Look at Washington if you don’t believe this
They are never on target, they always miss
Their biggest decision is whose...

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Categories: sorry, politicalold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption
The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption

She gave me a foundation of love's pleasures
complete with wondrous bountiful measures
she a gentle goddess of golden hues,
swept this heart away,...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Million Dollar Rape
A Million Dollar Rape

In search of fame they chose a sorry fate
with faded image cast in darkest light
as his appraise concealed a ruler’s bait
to wow...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, abuse, bullying, dark, judgement,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE
YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE


My dear Father God above the heavens high
ever loving and ever faithful in loving me
even though, I am...

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Categories: sorry, christian, conflict, confusion, faith, feelings, god,
Form: Free verse
Dear Ex
Dear Ex,

I know you and I had our differences.
We were always finding new ways to say I loathe you.

It was my blameworthiness that allowed the...

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Categories: life, recovery from...rain, rain, sorry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: sorry, environment, society,
Form: Free verse