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Betrayal Poems | Examples of Betrayal Poetry

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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List of Betrayal Poems

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I won't walk on it Ibohal Kshetrimayum ABC betrayal, absence, abuse, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem GLUTTONY Line Gauthier Choka abuse, appreciation, betrayal, corruption,
Premium Member Poem FAMILY ANGST Vickie Thayer Imagism betrayal, family,
If eyes could speak Ibohal Kshetrimayum ABC angel, betrayal, blessing, butterfly,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 39 -A Man For All Seasons Mark Toney Haiku betrayal, conflict, corruption, death,
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4 am Stephen Harper Blank verse betrayal, break up, desire,
SAILERS TRUST Allan Terry Ballad betrayal, devotion, encouraging,
AH-WHORETEASE Allan Terry Elegiac Lyric betrayal, corruption, desire, film,
Voice jagdish bajantri Cowboy 2nd grade, betrayal, dream,
JESUS IS BACK kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Prose Poetry betrayal, heaven,

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Watercolor
by Chuck Melugin
She said..... 

When you took the lover's moon
Out of my horizon....
You placed in in another woman's sky

Memories in teardrops.....
You've really got me crying.....
And they're staining...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, betrayal, emotions, hurt,

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Search for Tomorrow
by CayCay Jennings
I did not realize how black darkness could go
until life cast me beyond my own known know.

Vague gauze events fraction-frayed my home stage
with props and...

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

when Mossad came to town
by jan hansen
When Mossad came to town

It is many years ago now when Mossad
sent a group of assassins to a small town in Norway
at the only hotel...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, betrayal, confidence,

The Chance
by R William Standish
The Chance to Love You All Over Again

A romance so intense was a gift I received, once so consuming and hard to believe
memories cherished from...

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

Rewarded
by Afnan Hafiz
These desires are truly invading, 
No one knows, no one is stopping,
A time that came that ended momentum,
A time that came to destroy my kingdom...


There...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, conflict, depression, desire,

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Soul of Julia
by Janet Bingham
SOUL OF JULIA

By the golden bough I watch, Julia,
through the winds of darkness.
You touch the golden leaves with your strange smile.
Where do your thoughts drift...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, betrayal, child abuse,

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My Safe Haven
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
I am the girl behind the words,
known in every land for my bleeding ink;
behind self-imposed walls I find safety,
each brick is built with sorrow and...

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

Catfucious 2
by Jean Bush
You yank me from my curtain climb
     But I shall nap and bide my time.

      ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, cat, humor, pets,

Morons Are Governing Again
by Christopher Goss
Smoke drifts from the smokestacks
On dark and gloomy days
Just before the first rains of Summer
Crates are collected and stacked
And thrown onto the conveyor belt
So they...

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

Fight for fun
by Mike Grant
We used to fight for fun 
There were no thoughts of guns 
We would go nuts
and beat each other up
Then a few days later
Our friendship...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, 4th grade, anti bullying,

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The Empty Shell
by Janet Bingham
THE EMPTY SHELL

As waves recede back to the shore
to crash against the rocks once more,
I watch young lovers become whores
who ride the tides forevermore.
O, build...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, courage, environment, how

Jason's Testimony
by Paul Nairne
Today's lesson..

Pastor Jason couldn't understand it, he had heard about his father's upcoming wedding a week before the event, though he disapproved of the bride...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, father, father son,

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Facing my Fears
by Sandra Weiss
Let me believe again in the things that I once held dear.
I want to be able to express myself and make it very clear.

I want...

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

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Milkweed
by Maurice Rigoler

Where now the milk-blood that nurtured you
through summer’s surplus, that lifted you
strong and confident above the fury of the field 
and crowned your head with...

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

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The Edge of Night
by John lawless

this netherworld
this hospice of broken souls
this travesty of triumph’s trauma
blank pages
telling stories
sightless readers
sifting the ash
of scorched lives
charred character
seeking solace
			 on the edge
					   of...

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

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With The Fleece Torn From A Fallen Suitor's Heart
by Robert Lindley
With The Fleece Torn From A Fallen Suitor's Heart


Where were you, as cold winds ate these aging  bones,
away counting your wealth, your precious gemstones;
a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, dark, judgement, lost

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I Will Not Fear The Night
by Janet Bingham
INSTANT EVERYTHING

I don't feel sorry for you.
You got what you wanted;
instant food, instant entertainment,
instant relationships, instant sex, instant babies.
Your life is phony and made up...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, betrayal, courage, feelings,

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God Will Win
by Janet Bingham
GOD WILL WIN

Satan's been in Greece and Rome.
He's walked where Royalty often roamed.
He's traveled to England.
He's dined in France.
He's slept in Nazi concentration camps.
Now America's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, bible, cheer up,

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Bitter Kiss
by Joy Spoerndli
The bitter kiss
Forgive me please ahead of time
But I must write just one more rhyme
I gave my husband my whole heart and left for just...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, anxiety, betrayal, cry,

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Dejected Minds
by Debbie Walker
Dark clouds cloak my mind
chilled winds caress bare branches
immobile as cable cords

Dejected minds- Crack
at perilous mothers- Screams
then crying- she threatens peace...

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