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Despair Poems - Poems about Despair

Despair Poems - Examples of all types of poems about despair to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for despair.
Lunar phases of deepest thoughts
...Lunar phases of deepest thoughts Fasi lunari dei piu' profondi pensieri The unwritten absence of your beautiful soul, before you entered my world— I closed my eyes to the sparkling tinctu......Read More
Categories: despair, deep, emotions, faith, feelings,
Form: Free verse

Wailing Idols of Wood
...Under the sun and moon, flawed men linger in the cold Who in the mist of darkness, cut and rip apart trees eons old While stepping on grass and insects for wood to be sold Deaf to the pleas the......Read More
Categories: despair, dark, horror, insect, irony,
Form: Musaddas
Premium Member Beating A Dead Horse
... Reins lifted in spite, a grimace Blistering the urge to forgive the way Black changed to gray right before your eyes, Easing away the pain like, in fading, it might Be changed to innocence li......Read More
Categories: despair, animal, death of a
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Your Love
...It’s your love That causes me to gasp, Trembling within Because you know me Like the shadow knows the light, Like the autumn knows the gathering, Like the dewdrops know the gentlest kiss… It......Read More
Categories: despair, appreciation, feelings, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Judgmental eye
...Egocentric, engaged in games of one-upmanship I developed a jaundiced and judgmental eye Over time, losing over mind-body my grip Belied expectations oft made heart sigh My reflex respo......Read More
Categories: despair, judgement, love, spiritual,
Form: Terza Rima

Premium Member Haven of Hope
... Stymied by stygian thoughts On a moonless, murky night, Black is this chasm of soul's severe sorrow, Midnight hues paint their negative musings In somber shades of non-inspiring rhyth......Read More
Categories: despair, anxiety, conflict, dark, faith,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Gratitude
... Written: September 19, 2023 ______________________________________________________________ In a world where gratitude often fades, And thankfulness is lost in the haze, Let us app......Read More
Categories: despair, analogy, appreciation, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whispers of Unwritten Absence
...Written: September 18, 2023 Unwritten Absence Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Ink Empress ______________________________________________________________ In the absence of i......Read More
Categories: despair, analogy, appreciation, dream, extended
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ethereal
..."At the end of my life, with just one breath left, if you come then, I'll sit up and sing. That cannot now be said or written." Rumi Lyrics of loneliness liberate in a lucid langua......Read More
Categories: despair, assonance, death, loss,
Form: Alliteration
The Road to Home
...Oh, My Dear homeland, I yearn to reunite with you, Not for your love alone, But to tread the weathered path, winding beneath my village, Laid with stones and scattered remnants of time, In momen......Read More
Categories: despair, beauty, bird, care, cry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whiskey Moon Wild Wish
... Written: September 16, 2023 ______________________________________________________________ In arrant essence, without a fight, Herald of vamps, in the dead of night Ushers a raw w......Read More
Categories: despair, analogy, appreciation, dance, dream,
Form: Rhyme
my Hope melting water like flowing water like old man's time like an old man's love like rustling wind like the time of despair like the scent of a scattering flower you will pass by me.......Read More
Categories: despair, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Journey
... When the moonless nights are opaquely morose, and the days draped with the dismal haze are dark, to walk safely the life’s pathway isn’t easy. When the flowers of the fervent gard......Read More
Categories: despair, analogy, journey, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dance of Life and Death
... Written: September 15, 2023 ______________________________________________________________ In the halter of destiny, we are all bound. A monody of souls dissemble and found With e......Read More
Categories: despair, analogy, appreciation, death, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
I wish
...How I wish I could fly, Glide away from despair, Just like a butterfly, Flutter carelessly in the air. I want to be brave, Just like a lion, But instead I trap myself in a cave, Though I am ......Read More
Categories: despair, animal, anxiety, deep, depression,
Form: Lyric

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