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Break Up Poems | Examples of Break Up Poetry

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

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List of Break Up Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Agar Abhishek Kandare Free verse addiction, break up, care,
Trying to find myself Alex Duffy Free verse break up, deep, lost
Answer Me Blue Skies Free verse break up, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Caterpillar Colette Dright Rhyme break up, change, happiness,
The Story of a Pawn Shop Ring M.P. Shaudd Lyric break up, divorce, life,
Nothing stays the same John Hamilton Lyric break up, conflict, leaving,
Storm inside the Brain Debjani Mitra Free verse beautiful, break up, crush,
Something New deb radke Rhyme break up, conflict, humorous,
Grilled cheese Judge Burdon Rhyme break up,
Your Lie in April Kristopher Coalson Free verse break up, conflict, heartbreak,

Please
by Warren Doll
Leaving us
Please -no
Why -please
Please -stay
Think -please

You’re not pleased
Please- a clean break and swift goodbye 
As you leave, don’t look back -please
Please- miss my tears and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, emotions, heartbroken,

False Relations
by Tyrell Murdock
All lost, you feel frozen in frost;
Confused, you have been bruised;
Self hate, you do wrong to self inflate;
Broken you cherish nothing like a token.

Pain you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, confusion, cry,

1095 days in 171 words
by Celine Tran
Prologue
When you take this first step,
think - what lies ahead.
Both smiles and laughter
tender, loving ever-after.
The road will be rough,
but you will not bend
for the prize...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, boyfriend, break up,

call
by Kaitlyn Nelson
cold and alone
calling you again

never an answer 
just your answering machine

just need to hear your voice
never a call back

left in the dust



...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boyfriend, break up, girlfriend,

Lonely Shocked Love
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Here, in this writing
table, I'll not
return

The song of night 
and lonely owl 
I'll not hear

For jazz music of fox 
in biting cold
I'll not wait

For devastated...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, grief, lost

LOOK AROUND AND SEE
by Adetunji Olanrewaju
Look around and see
How men hustle to taste the hustle of bee
Jumping from one hive without key
To another is a stress with no fee
Depression replaces...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, africa, anti bullying, april,

Don't come crying
by Alex Duffy
I wanted what was best for you that's why I wanted to be your man
You don't think I'm good enough and don't want me in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, deep, for

Addiction
by kevin hailey
You're an addiction. 
A drug I can't quit.
An illusion of memories.
A bottomless pit.

Sweet taste of desire.
Innocent look into your eyes.
Longing to hold you.
Hopelessly mesmerized. 

You...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, break up, passion,

Where I am
by Catherine Hamer
So here I am in this place I don’t know
Pushing forward but unsure where to go
The decision is made and there’s no going back
What to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, break up, faith,

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No One To Blame
by Emile Pinet


Kiss me one last time before you leave me
and let that be the memory we share.
For we knew love offered no guarantee
and the magic we...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, 12th grade, anxiety, break

JUST CALL
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
need someone to talk too
all you have to do
i'be  your wall
if you should ever fall
JUST CALL...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, emotions,

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Moon that once was
by Vijay Pandit
Rising with a sunny day she looks to blue sky
Reminiscing about sweet memories gone by
Knowing too well where the dark clouds hide
Clouds that thunder to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, heartbreak,

Vodka and love songs
by Alex Duffy
I've got to let go, so I'm hoping my pen can hold this verse
I gave you somewhere to cry and now my shoulders hurt
I slayed...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, heartbreak, heartbroken,

Autumn's Brush
by Arabian Poet
Winter and spring
                      won’t...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, break up, color,

I hope he breaks your heart
by Mark Frank
Break ups and shake-ups are all around us
All that matters is that I wake up and
Understand that everything is for a season
I loved you with...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, love,

If I Had A Time Machine
by Hazel Love
It makes me sick every time I think about how long I put up with you
seven whole months i wasted everyday ignoring my heart slowy...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, abuse, anger, angst, betrayal,

Silly Toys and Sillier Boys
by SillyToy Boys
I looked at the toys and thought how silly

And what if I called him mr. Billy

He stroked my face and said it looked sweet

I knew...

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Curtal Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, abortion, best friend, betrayal,

Flashback In Time
by Shawn Oussifi
Broken up and mentally torn,
Between two parallel dimensions,
You love me, yet you loved me not,
I'm left questioning intention,

A timeline that reeks of pity,
And all the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, memory, remember,

It's so hard not to love you
by John Hamilton
It's so hard not to love you

Thinking back on life...
I think of you...
all my desires...
my dreams came true

Your innocence...
kept calling out to me
there was nothing...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, break up, i

Mr Ice Man
by Tacara Turner
Ice water pulsing though 
your veins.

Heart made out of ice.

Nothing can get in and you won't 
let anything get out.

Hey Mr. Ice Man why are...

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