Betrayal Poems | Poetry About Betrayal

Betrayal Poems. Below are examples of poems about betrayal. This list of betrayal poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of betrayal poetry. This list of works about betrayal is an excellent resource for examples on how to write betrayal poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
karma darren risden Rhyme betrayal,
Premium Member Poem Our Lady of La Salette Holly Primerano Rhyme betrayal, christian,
sUKKIE THE rOOSTER, AND vOFFA THE wOLF Allan Terry Ballade betrayal, character, confidence, conflict,
July Bride Christine Phillips Narrative betrayal, endurance, environment, friendship
Premium Member Poem Fool Me Once Susan Gentry Rhyme anger, angst, betrayal, feelings,
So long my lover Florence Ezekiel Sonnet betrayal, emotions, pain,
Premium Member Poem PROMISING Line Gauthier Senryu betrayal, character, games, truth,
it speak's like mentions Allan Terry Alliteration adventure, betrayal, character, conflict,
Depression Swati Jain Prose Poetry anxiety, betrayal, care, conflict,
TO TIE THE STAR Neldy Jolo Free verse betrayal, body, desire, imagery,

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Steeling Myself
by Annabelle Jane
The knife was in my hand, I know,
I felt the blade against my thigh. 
I thought the steel would cut you off,
I thought that I...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, conflict, kiss,

Chivary Is Dead
by Annie Lander
Man is Fearful and unapologetic 
Oh yes chivalry is dead 
Fair ladies and noble chivalry 
Is a thing of the past? 
As men board buses...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, appreciation, betrayal, black

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Truth Isn't Truth
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Attorney Giuliani,
concerned about perjury charges,
declares sometimes Truth is not Truth

So I suppose 
Fake is not necessarily False
and it's OK for us to believe
whatever feels most...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, leadership, passion, patriotic,

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Finding Out
by Billy TheKidster
The only thing worse than finding out that you did depart,
would be finding out that you didn't, but kept me in the dark....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal,

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Arthur
by Connie Marcum Wong
He was a tall muscular man, dark-
haired and in the prime of his life.
In horror I watched him stumble and 
fall back, face up onto...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, death, love, sorrow,

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Lolita's Conceit
by Gary Bateman
Lolita’s Conceit
 
Obsession defined
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
An accursed passion
Love’s true abomination.

Literary allusion
Tintinnabulation
Sounding moral oblivion 
God’s sure condemnation.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved,
August 18, 2018 (Double...

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Double Dactyl | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, angst, betrayal, child

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Sour Grapes
by Caren Krutsinger
Sour green grapes are safely tucked away,
Under steady sure gaze of pirate king.
A mold of earthworms surround thee and play.
Amid your shoelaces, boot straps a...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal,

Children Are Seen
by Bette Bavington
Children are seen
Not heard.
Mother was our go between.
How absurd.
Not a word
To me this was extreme
Especially since adults were always in 
A herd.
They reigned supreme.
To argue...

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Pantoum | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, betrayal, bible, business,

very rare
by blank face
depressing nightmare
a vindictive dark tear drips
betrayed by the past...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, abuse, addiction, angst, anxiety,

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MVP did this for Me
by Randolph Byrd
Now I can look in the eyes of veterans who served in country, without shame or guilt. Giving some blood to heal unseen wounds of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal,

The Widow
by Steve Sant
Sunday after Evensong
We would go for a sherry
Now don't get me wrong
It was just a sherry, nothing more
I'd look at her face
She would look at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, friend,

Sour grapes
by stephanie warrillow
I still remember every promise made.
Every lie you told every lie I believed.
Dropping old photos into the fire.
Feeling a pain words can't explain.
Sweeping away every...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal,

Mean World Mean People
by Prajna Karantha
Mean world mean people 
All around me.
Trying to be away from the crowd,
To stop myself from being mean.
Living alone is the best way I found.
But...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, betrayal, people,

Team Players
by EL UU
A gentle rub, say ‘hello’
Tickles weave through spinal cord
Voice of conscience, is it silenced?
-“Yes, quite so, gagged by His Highness”
First stretch - sketchy fit
Shortened breath,...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, humorous, identity, lost,

Spiritual Encounter of the 4th Kind
by EL UU
One thing that I found to be somewhat spiritual
Was that nothing about it or what it said was even slightly factual
Most devious blend of the...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, humor, humorous, parody,

Unpunished
by Alexa Rose
I'm a force to be reckoned with,
And I don't recommend crossing me 
the wrong way. 
I've been holding in this fire for years,
So I don't...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, cry, how i

Empty Delusions
by Wendy Watson

          luring oasis
sweet source of refreshing life
     naught but a mirage




 ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, hope, water,

Star Struck
by Rico Leffanta
Donald Trump is an old Plutocrat
Living high on the hog like a gnat
But Disney was first
To notify Hearst
That Pluto's a dog, not a rat!...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, character, culture, dog,

Shame on you
by Anna Hopper
I hear your voice, down the hall
The look on my face, tells all
I feel my skin from outside in
Tremble, Quiver and crawl

A glance for reassurance...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal,

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On the Cindered Shoulders of Confused Men
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Fire burning in a hill
The lines are rocky rough
Red angels wait to pick remains
The cindered shoulder
Of confused men” 
(Peter Murphy)
 





"On the Cindered Shoulders of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, dark, destiny, fate,



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