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Divorce Poems | Examples of Divorce Poetry

Divorce Poems - Examples of all types of divorce 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 divorce.
Premium Member Don't Shoot the Messenger
Pardon me I have a message You may think that it's a joke But the bank has sent this letter To inform you that you're broke I can tell by your expression None of this is very funny But your wife...Read More
Categories: divorce,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member How I Wish Today Was Just A Bad Dream
Oh how I wish with my yearning nostalgic heart That I could wake up to find Today had just been a nightmare of a dream And it was still the wonderful 1980s When I was still young carefree and...Read More
Categories: adventure, age, change, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Perfectly Broken
She was and then she wasn’t. A ghost in the rearview. I can still feel her. The glass slipping from my fingers. Shattered to pieces. Eyes seeing, always remembered. At night I dream. Little drops of sunshine....Read More
Categories: divorce, beauty, break up, cry,
Form: Free verse
Loves Gone
I picked up a smile off the floor, The smile someone had discarded as they walked out of the door. The smile didn't fit me, it gave me a lopsided grin, So I just let it slip and...Read More
Categories: angst, betrayal, divorce, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
A song I made mine
How long has this been going on? How long has this been going on? I remember that song just'a singing And I knew the thing that was wrong I remember that song that was singing while it was more and...Read More
Categories: depression, divorce, emotions,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member One Last Request
Condemned to death prisoner's granted one last request Gimme a divorce, said he Wherever he's headed ~ ...Read More
Categories: divorce, freedom, humor,
Form: Rhyme
The Tables Will Begin Turning
The tables keep on turning. The wheels keep turning. Eyes that are burning. A vision of deception a heart left mourning. All of that is over waking up to peaceful stress-free mornings. No longer worrying about lies, infidelity, or any type of deceit. Discerning...Read More
Categories: divorce, anger, black love, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Habitual Resentment
Ever present, sometimes languished, Almost gone, then reestablished. This is why, defences high! To your offer, no reply......Read More
Categories: divorce, break up, conflict, depression,
Form: Couplet
Shadows Of Light
When night is your mistress all wishing is gone Espoused to the sun till divorce came along Hope your one offspring lying dead in repose Philandering blindness — your tryst ill disposed (Dreamsleep: February, 2024) ...Read More
Categories: divorce, light, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Isis staind 27 plus years
Isis staind 27+ years... of scorpion stinging poison us marriage, whereby the missus and I, nevertheless experienced genesis as mama and papa respectively. (jest kibitizing) thus explaining why I (a beatle browed sixty five year young adult) joined blue...Read More
Categories: divorce, adventure, angst, anniversary, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
The Fractured Vows
Once, so long ago, in love, we did believe A union was forged, forever to conceive But shattered dreams and promises untold Betrayal's wrath, our story now unfolds With heavy hearts and melancholic gaze Standing amidst the wreckage of our...Read More
Categories: divorce, heartbreak, hurt, husband,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Divorced
Divorced She was smiling A small victory Would he be contesting the house No The cars No Half the savings No You’re agreeing with everything Yes I must say, that is very generous of you He smiled She didn’t You’re giving me everything, just like that Do you have a...Read More
Categories: divorce, humorous, woman,
Form: Free verse
If your wife or husband would like a divorce
If your wife or husband would like a divorce Do not resort to violence of any sort Don’t use force but enforce your Heart upon the Lord Speak in silence to the Lord Your whole heart is not seen...Read More
Categories: divorce,
Form: Free verse
You and Me
Do you remember when we were kids The pledge we made together You and me against the world You and me forever And when we vowed to always be true To love, till death do...Read More
Categories: angst, divorce, heartbreak, love,
Form: Rhyme
How did we get here
We get gulped in depths of impassioned passions, Emotional emotions, a tempest raging, a force too strong, Love is no longer the endearment of Shakespear's pen, The true love that concurs all is only a poet's mirage, Today's...Read More
Categories: divorce, black love, break up,
Form: Free verse

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