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Break Up Poems | Examples of Break Up Poetry

Break Up Poems - Examples of all types of break up poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for break up.
Premium Member I hope no one else gets hurt
I broke a glass bowl such dangerous shards from something we lived with without fear for two decades I've removed all traces of glass but I'm sure it will harm the children it's invisible to the eye so precariously close to the...Read More
Categories: break up,
Form: Free verse

Time Moved On
This guilt, I will forever feel. This regret, to not try keeping you longer. This sadness I forever will have, with letting you leave. I gave you no reason, no reason at all to stay any longer. I wish you could’ve...Read More
Categories: break up, cry, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
It’s heartbreaking. It’s hurting. It’s sadness. To keep holding on, to keep trying to hold this relationship together. It’s so hard. I trust that you won’t betray me, and you hold that same trust in me. Well, you once did. We promised to each...Read More
Categories: break up, cry, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
My story from A to Z
All love I poured But nothing Comes in my Destiny,he played with my Emotions and i in crying in Grief of loosing my Happiness for him Irony,is he was Just passing time Knowing how sensitive i am,but Life Must go on Nothing can stop me Ofcourse...Read More
Categories: adventure, beauty, break up,
Form: Abecedarian
Blood Sucker
I once thought you were powerful Elusive As smart and as quick as Dracula himself You kept me with your gaze And your wanton touch Shiny things a little at a time kept me like a worm on a hook But after...Read More
Categories: break up, abuse, anger, anti bullying,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Divorce
Don't fixate on finding fault or assigning blame, In life, there are no guarantees, even for love. Visit that place in your heart where you first felt loved, Organize your feelings and suppress selfish thoughts. Remember, you are...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, break up,
Form: Acrostic
I can’t speak. Tongue rested. Throat shut tight. Brain no longer ticking. Heart feeling like it’s been shattered, into billions of tiny little pieces. Tears flowing like a river. I yell, asking what I did wrong, asking why he doesn’t love me anymore. All he...Read More
Categories: break up, cry, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Another Love
The day I met you, I became immediately attached. That never happens, but you made it happen, and I fell in love with you. You returned the feeling, it made me so happy. You chose her. Why? Why did it have to...Read More
Categories: break up, cry, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
To Ashes
You were the oxygen to the fire in me. As I consumed you, the fire in me grew Until I burnt myself inside out, Until everything that was left of me Was ash and dust....Read More
Categories: break up, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
the song you stole
music notes used to dance for me when I played the ivory keys little birds flying high bringing back pieces of the great blue sky now they muddle at my feet I’m drowning in puddles of...Read More
Categories: break up, analogy, art, betrayal, break
Form: Rhyme
The state of the fourth estate
No estate should be able to turn away health inspectors, No estate should be able to turn away ambulances, while bleeding internally, No estate should need to employ so many muckrakers, or bush lawyers. No...Read More
Categories: break up, abuse, assonance, bereavement, betrayal,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Ceiling Fan
The lazy old wooden fan worked his tired arms twisting ‘round ‘n ‘round Straining against the hot air trying to push ...Read More
Categories: betrayal, break up, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
My Painful Truth Part 1
You told me I was beautiful - " in the beginning of our story. And though I couldn't see it- you did all you could to show me. You told me I was strong.- Even convinced me I...Read More
Categories: abuse, betrayal, break up,
Form: Rhyme
Heart wrecker
A zapped mallet She wields in her feeble hands Every heart is nailed...Read More
Categories: anger, break up, depression,
Form: Haiku
Message Not Sent
I message you “hi!” You message back, saying “what do you want”. I just tell you, “I love you!” You say “lyt”, and I start overthinking, as I go to bed. I message you when I wake, saying “morning love!” and shut my screen, waiting for...Read More
Categories: angst, break up, cry,
Form: Free verse

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