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Best Sympathy Poems

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

Premium Member - Sympathy -

With Broken Wings ~ angels can not fly free
Dont ask how seriously
Always support a friend
Kimo : 10-7-6
A-L Andresen :)...

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Categories: sympathy, cheer up, friend, friendship,
Form: Kimo

Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathy, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Please pick me up!
Never mind I'm gonna fall, anyways
Please show me how to tie my shoes and sing a song! 
Don't worry mommy,...

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Categories: sympathy, absence, abuse, anger, cousin, me, slavery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Poetry Pillar
When Light needed a body to behold, and color to kiss,
as Darkness dreamnt to die in the dawn of depth,
when Soul lustered to lust for...

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Categories: sympathy, beauty, creation, desire, love, poetry,
Form: Ode
This Girl
This girl, she's crying inside,
But all everyone sees is smiles,
This girl, she's hurting inside,
She's lived like this for quite a while,
Always holding her pain inside,...

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Categories: life, people, sympathy, teen,
Form: Free verse

The Malkavian..Part 1
The Malkavian..Part 1

His mind has all the meaning of a madman that is screaming
Tortured and tormented, a life lived to be lamented 
His family, drained...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathy, caregiving, friendshiplife, drug,
Form: Alliteration
hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: sympathy, introspection, friend, friend, high school,
Form: Rhyme
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill

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Categories: sympathy, father, mother, wife, , cute,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Welcome to the World of Worldly
Welcome to the world of Worldly 
where we feast all night.
All those things you once thought wrong -
here they all are right!

Worldly’s citizens are many.

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Categories: sympathy, evil,
Form: Quatrain
Old blabber mouth gets on my wick
His attitude makes me quite sick
He plays to the crowd 
Is brash and so loud 
My husband thinks he's...

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Categories: sympathy, humorous, voice,
Form: Limerick
Opened like a morning leaf
exposed beneath the moon,
Resting in the tentacles
of a clouded ink coccoon.
Wringing hands now rest at peace-
the solitude of night,
a lantern in...

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Categories: inspirational, introspection, peace, sympathy,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Story to Tell
A heart read and quoted by many in this lifetime
Battle scars that remain and yet shielded by a peace of mind
Walked several miles and traveled...

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Categories: dedication, friendship, life, sympathy, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member You Cry Alone
"laugh and the world laughs with you,
cry and you cry alone"

how true and sad these words once penned
for this I've learned, yet learn again
that when...

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Categories: mental illness, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Treasure Of Giving
The thing with giving is Expectation...
The treasure of giving is the giving itself without expecting anything in return.
A loan creates dependency,  inequality.


bend over 

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Categories: care, caregiving, feelings, love, relationship, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
Peircing Silence, Screaming Thoughts...
Here in my room,
I lay in my bed,
With every thought of you,
Intruding my head,
Like snapshots in my brain,
Of the last thing you said,

My gut is...

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Categories: lost love, love, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Too late for tears
Oh, my brother..
I can see storms causing havoc in your eyes.
All you can do is stare,
seeking comfort from a tombstone.

Beautiful marble cannot reach out to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathy, absence, angst, death, mum,
Form: Free verse
Loving is to through a pebble into the sea
and the ripple become a wave
to plant a seed
and it become a tree
to cook a meal
and it...

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Categories: sympathy, lovewords, giving, love, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Inebriant melodies
Daylight is greeted with the horrific stench of food chunks 
swimming in stomach acid, dribbling onto bed sheets.
Accompanied with the embarrassment of
brown syrup puddle stains.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sympathy, addiction, angst, dark,
Form: Free verse
Anxiety Monster
Anxiety, Anxiety-
you creep, you lurk, you worry me
Mangy monster under my bed
on all my fears you must be fed
and when I try to starve you...

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Categories: sympathy, anxiety, emotions, feelings, humorous, life,
Form: Rhyme

"An ounce of hypocrisy is worth 
a pound of ambition" --Michael Korda

This everyone's want--
stretching an autonomy to unbuckle self-discovery

I got mites...

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Categories: sympathy, character, how i feel, identity, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Open Sores
I am a coward with open sores. 
I write and wonder who it bores. 
I hear my heart and mind argue repeatedly. 
I see others...

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Categories: sympathy, allegory, angst, art, dedication, depression, devotion,
Form: Acrostic
In the Bleak Midwinter
In the bleak midwinter,
frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron,
water like a stone;
snow had fallen, snow on snow,
snow on snow,
in the bleak midwinter,
long ago.


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Categories: sympathy, suicide, winter,
Form: Haibun
Gracie's Prayer
Gracies's Prayer  

       Amazing Grace, how sweet the taste

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Categories: sympathy, blue, longing, loss, me, mother, prayer,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Heat Source Hunger
Wonder not
if my thoughts are thrilled and twisted
daily and deeply by the albums of your ways,
I succumb severely to the impulse of imminent interplay
so dumb...

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Categories: sympathy, love,
Form: Ballad
A Box of Truth
I bought a box of truth from a peddler down the street,
even though he told me its veracity might sting.
I handed him a stack of...

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Categories: sympathy, allegory,
Form: Terzanelle