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Divorce Poems | Examples of Divorce Poetry

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

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List of Divorce Poems

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Premium Member Poem Shadowed by Doubt Sandra Weiss Quatrain betrayal, break up, divorce,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 39 -A Man For All Seasons Mark Toney Haiku divorce, betrayal, conflict, corruption, death,
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The Story of a Pawn Shop Ring M.P. Shaudd Lyric break up, divorce, life,
Heated House of Horror Michael Thomas Free verse divorce, emotions, farewell, fate,
Premium Member Poem Say goodbye to Mom Vijay Pandit Free verse angst, child, divorce, parents,
Let it out Gretyl F.F Lyric anxiety, divorce, family,
Tumultuous End Teresa Rivera Free verse cry, divorce, heartbreak, heartbroken,
THEIR LAST GOODBYE Jim Yerman Verse divorce,
Premium Member Poem So Different Was Her Groom You See Caren Krutsinger Rhyme Royal divorce, light,
Realistically Tyrell Murdock Free verse divorce, 9th grade, dark, deep,

Compounding Demons
by Brandon Connor
I now count down the days like I used to count the letters
waiting on when you’ll hurt too so I can start to feel better
straying...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, depression, divorce,

Mind's not a Friend
by Brandon Connor
Is it a cage closing in around me?
Am I enraged or am I lonely?
Do I love you or do you loathe me?
Flies low the slow...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, divorce, love hurts,

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Alone version 2
by Michael E Cantrall
Alone she dances through this desert
in search of purpose without a place
The slotted canyons echo entice
to ride this river wrapped in lace

The hoodoo ghosts will...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, loneliness, longing, loss,

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Heavy Splendor
by Gabrielle Jordan
so there I was hanging out
between the door jam 
in between the 
crack and sunlight 
hoping to grow like the skinny weed
trying to break free...

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

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Tending the Flames
by Andrew Travis
Sparks white-hot nestled in embers
Your eyes curtain-off the flames
Ice cold as late-December
Turn up the heat to play your games

Push me harder for rent, honey
Your heart,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, divorce, fire,

I Dont Love You
by Timothy McGuire
I don't love you anymore,
The magic is gone,
I'm out the door,
I don't know what went wrong.

Things aren't what they use to be,
Now we just co-exist,
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, love,

When you go
by Romeo Moses
I'm a sunless sky,
I'm a moonless night,
no matter how hard I try,
my heart never seems to function right.

When you go.
Nothing never grows,
the wind never blows,
rivers...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, appreciation, divorce, leaving,

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Pushed Away From A Dead Marriage
by Caren Krutsinger
      
Sorrow and heart ache
Rebuffed, rebuked, pushed away
Edging on Nasty

Bad feelings surround and stun
Marriage done, over, kaput
...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, marriage,

The Door
by Patrick Doran
By the time I write this
it will be history.
No longer 
some great mystery.
Everyone thought
I had tried my best.
But I failed
the most important test.
What they think
will...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, life, loss, love,

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You Say You Love Me
by Mark Toney
You say you love me but you’re not
You say you’re going to fight and give it all you got
You say you find it hard to...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, conflict, divorce, drug,

Mask -no more
by Amanda Savage
The mask you wore so well
lies you spoke poured out like rain
Eyes stoned me to death
Your soul faded away like a ghost walking through walls,

I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, divorce, emotions, for

Relationship Killer
by Teresa Rivera
It is the horror 
That awaits
After the thrill

The one thing that stays
Stalks
And waits for the kill

Thick fire
Ablaze in the hills
We keep walking towards it
Not facing...

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

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Sour Grapes
by John Gondolf
A Tribute to My Brother’s Ex

Your wedding was a story book event;
my brother thought he was a lucky man.
He’d sacrifice for you his every cent
to...

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

Nostalgic Minority
by Kyle N. Sampson
I love that you always cared
I love that you were always there
I love that you always stood
By me ,the pain we bear'd

Admittedly ,first time
I was...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, best friend, break up,

NO CAR NO WIFE NO MONEY
by steven jess
I have no car, I have no wife, Guess that's the story of my life  

Got married in my early twenties 
Had no car,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, anxiety, blessing, car, depression,

PREFECT
by PHIONAH RENITAH
THE LITTLE GIRL
      Always saw it from afar that it was coming
coming to get a them no matter the smiles...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, cry, divorce,

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Gimme some
by Jeff Kantor


Gimme some
08/08/2018



Gimme some baby
Gimme some of that.
Pretty little lady
Lookn all that.

Just done your hair
Blonde bomber now.
Tight jean derrière
Baby that’s unfair.

Lemme touch
Lemme feel
Love ya tush
Love ya...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, divorce, for her,

A Rattling Rhyme
by Dhon Hrskav
A recent discussion about the obsession 
with Hollywood starling divorces
has got me to wondering if love is still something 
that anyone ever endorses.

When grocery stores...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, divorce, funny

My Five Senses
by Tricia Lucas-Clarke
Why do we live unhappy lives
Broken in the heart, blinded by the lies.
Why can I not see the truth
Love has gone away, shattered dreams of...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, divorce, sad love,

Broken
by Tswarelo Mohohoma
Whatever bind that bounds us has been broken
For all the time I knew I never thought I'd be forsaken.
Yet after all and everything you are...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: divorce, betrayal, boyfriend, break up,