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Best Sympathies Poems

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


Premium Member Tissue Box
like visitors from outer space
they came with tears, and lined the sidewalk
long in face, and arms embracing
some (I have no inkling) who
they were or why...

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Categories: sympathies, child, cry, daughter, grief, loss, my
Form: Free verse



Premium Member LOCKDOWN
Solitary sun in sapphire skies,
beams its rays upon Earth's radiance.
A tepid breeze flows between
daffodils and bluebells, gently rocking.

Spring is in the air,
yet streets remain silent.
Masked...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathies, angst, environment, hope, spring,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member In Praise of All Old Friends
Of all old friends, those we have of old are best;
These the souls we travel with by preference,
Theirs the spirits to whom we grant all...

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Categories: sympathies, friendshipheart, old, time, day, friend, heart,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member NOTHING BUT APATHY
I have no stars left to count, no scarlet lilies left to pick and in my aching sympathies I find apathetic desires. Mother nature brought...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathies, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
No crocodile tears, dear
No crocodile tears, dear

No dear, not for your sympathies to earn,
Nor yet for your attention to me draw,
As helpless infants oft are apt to do,
It’s...

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Categories: sympathies, humor,
Form: Sonnet



The Things I Carry
I carry the immense weight of potential with me.

I carry the knowledge that death exists, and that we are all born to die.

I carry the...

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Categories: sympathies, courage, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Spell Fades Away
All was scary as we crouched down to wait,
In the shadows for a victim chosen by fate.
	T'was supposed to be a holiday of misery,
	But apparently,...

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Categories: sympathies, brother, friendship, goodbye, magic,
Form: Rhyme
This Business Of Kidnapping

There has been news about piracy in the high seas...
And here is news about a nefarious activity you don't see...

People go missing in action off...

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Categories: sympathies, betrayal, community, environment, international, islamic, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spaces
People still show up, with food in hand, planning to force feed their sympathies
If you are one, ...I beg you, please do not notice the...

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Categories: sympathies, courage, death, grief, hope, sorrow, space,
Form: Free verse
A Parents Loss
Our son wanted to do his duty so into the military he went.
Working hard and trying not to worry are how our days are spent.
We're...

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Categories: sympathies, bereavement, death, dedication, depression, freedom, military,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waking up in Heaven
Waking up in Heaven


Her arms wide in open fields of green with loving lavender skies a beauty queen
With towering trees a scented scene admits reverberating...

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Categories: sympathies, celebration, faith, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Jealousy
And as I dreamnt something wonderous; profoundly emdedded inside of my heart!

It somehow came to seem, as the day of reality began to unfold....

Romeo and...

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Categories: sympathies, devotion, friendship, life, lovebeautiful, beautiful,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Delicate Crimson
The blazing heat  e x h a u s t e d 
           ...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathies, dark, deep, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
down the block
living down the block, I think of my Sheri
her beauty, her cares, her lovely hair
and when she thinks of me
we share our time sipping wines
and...

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Categories: sympathies, love,
Form: Blank verse
Shadow Man
Shadow Man


All my faith in anything else
Has gone

Jester at your feet
With the light of my fingers
Entwined in yours
You lead me I follow
One step a head
Always...

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Categories: sympathies, hope, love, timelonging, faith,
Form: Free verse
sent
i sent my love to her address
but it came back unopened
i sent my heart and soul to her
but they went unused and broken
i sent her...

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Categories: sympathies, i love you,
Form: Rhyme
Dismantling Of A Nation
Dismantling Of A Growing Nation

Back in late 70s, while I was just another fresh face in a local varsity....
Racial based politics was gaining grounds with...

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Categories: sympathies, anxiety, birth, character, community, future,
Form: Free verse
See below for title
Insomniac attack is back or Animalistical (I'm not even sure that is a real word but F.I.(that is an anachronism that means fudge it( unless...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathies, absence,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
RIP And The Fraility Of Life
RIP And The Fraility Of Life

To be warded for breathing problems due to a lung infection...
And getting a good doctor and ICU attention upon arrival...

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Categories: sympathies, bereavement, business, community, confusion, dedication, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Galaxies of Glory - Cry Into My Eyez
Cry into my eyes...hear my goodbyes
Practically reduced to your intricate lies

You sound so beautiful and frankly, I find you dreadful
Letting out your cries that are...

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Categories: sympathies, deep, emotions, words,
Form: Rhyme
No Good Deed
Try to do good
Smile. Be nice
When asked for a favor
Don't have to think twice
I 'm charitable, generous
Believe that kindness is key
Trust good karma is cyclical
It'll...

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Categories: sympathies, anger, angst, betrayal, hurt, lonely, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Bags of leftovers
Things happen. Life unravels
The earth spins, perpetuating processes
And as we recount our travels
Our hearers marvel
Stories of prophets' heads on silver platters 
Representations of old things
And...

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Categories: sympathies, allegory, analogy, conflict, life, rap, words,
Form: I do not know?
Beyond sight...
Through my eyes
I see a world laid before me.
A world of color
where many is looked at
but less is seen.
My “eyes” would see the world,
but the...

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Categories: sympathies, confusion, philosophy, visionarywords, world, may,
Form: Lyric
BEFORE THE SUN SET
Sun doesn't set now
But his blood was dried
I wanted only his love
But he wanted only the pride

Oh Rose you know how i love
Him,but he love...

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Categories: sympathies, beauty, faith, friend, girlfriend, hope, horror,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Families Goodbye's
When the telegram came I entered another world
So many questions with so few answers
Why did you have to go on that last tour
Thoughts without you,...

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Categories: sympathies, family, life, lost love, sad, war,
Form: Free verse