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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.

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Premium Member TROUBLE AND STRIFE FOR EX HUSBAND AND WIFE
Rick was violent and showed no remorse His alcoholic outbursts lead to their divorce Wife Sue moves away with Billy their son Then Billy’s badly injured in a hit and run Sue contacts Rick, he dashes to the scene Billy’s...Read More
Categories: child, divorce, health,
Form: Couplet



THE DEPARTURE
When I leave Sadly it may seem I am entering another dimension A rebirth of the soul Another possibility of living Tears are meant to be wiped It is okay, you can cry Awakening is meant to be painful It is alright, gives...Read More
Categories: adventure, change, courage, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Carpets Cant Fly
Carpets Can't Fly i gave you what i didn't have, so i guess that's a negative i loved you with love i didn't acquire, so i guess that's why you hate me NO! YOU! i laid...Read More
Categories: divorce, anger, betrayal, break up,
Form: Free verse
Picture Perfect
Picture Perfect She wakes up every morning Makes him breakfast and his coffee Packs his lunch and folds his laundry Picture Perfect Sends him off to work with a kiss upon the cheek Tells him that she loves him Even though her...Read More
Categories: divorce, abuse, anger, anxiety, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Reality
Dream came true That’s what she thought But it was stepping into the reality That she didn’t know Something around her was not right Confusing and consuming her mind She was called crazy and lame Yet weird vibes spinning around One day she...Read More
Categories: anxiety, depression, divorce, grief,
Form: Lyric



Only A Memory
Shattered pledges and broken wings Is all that you left me Jagged edges and stolen dreams Is all that I'll ever be When you came into my world I thought you'd leave a light on Instead I...Read More
Categories: betrayal, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Pack a bag
Pack a bag Vroom vroom Knock knock Love you Go to school Stay up late Stay up late Stay up late Pack a bag Vroom vroom Knock knock Love you Go to school Stay awake Stay awak- Stay awa(y) Pack a bag Knock knock Stay up late Get good grades Be okay Be okay I'm okay. I'M OKAY. I...Read More
Categories: divorce, anxiety, dad, deep, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Marital covenant chaste away errant infidelity
Yours truly shirked fidelity regarding faithful vows bequeathed courtesy angel of mercy, who pledged her troth July twenty fifth nineteen ninety six five months (not quite to the day) before "star student" birthed on December twenty second, (now gainfully employed at Certified B-Corporation San Francisco,...Read More
Categories: divorce, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Knight
We are simply, two complicated people, deeply in love. Afraid to touch skin, fearful of the cut, that pours out the sins and chokes the heart until it’s done. We are strangers, who have never once, won. Forcefully different,...Read More
Categories: best friend, depression, divorce,
Form: Prose
Sunsets
I love you. It pains me all so much, that I could never speak these words, to her. She is one, aware of all my hurt, chose to desert and put the joy of other’s first. Hers included. I am selfish. I...Read More
Categories: break up, depression, divorce,
Form: Prose
Perspective
wife is gone no loss he says took small dog ...Read More
Categories: animal, break up, divorce,
Form: Senryu
Set Sail
My feet carry me so quickly Running, wind whipping in my hair Don’t look back, escape it now Breathe in the unpolluted air Safe far from what was once my home Under the skies of blue and pink They turn to...Read More
Categories: divorce, endurance, future, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Eternal Triangle
THE ETERNAL TRIANGLE In the arena of love The crowd await As they see The lifting Of the players gate. And in they come Two entrants unknown And as they meet Chemicals fly The betting is born. The crowd begin A bet here, a bet there, Are...Read More
Categories: betrayal, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Return of Prodigal Son
Married twenty-seven years, Joyce never expected Sam had a friend. That meant more than their family, more than his sons or his mother. Joyce kept Sam’s mother, who had lived with them for the last twelve. His mother...Read More
Categories: divorce, marriage, mother, mother
Form: Prose Poetry
Tentatively: I love you, and you love me, but such is fate and destiny
My days go on in a daze My nights I lay with you Dreaming of your loving gaze I don’t know what to do Together we would haply be Forever is our heartfelt prayer However it’s a mystery That...Read More
Categories: bereavement, divorce, dream, grief,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Divorce Poems

Definition | What is Divorce in Poetry?