Broken Family Poems

These Broken Family poems are examples of Family poems about Broken. These are the best examples of Family Broken poems written by international poets.


Remission of love by Tswarelo Mohohoma
I kind of getting in motion just to control my emotions.
With every condition 
I find nothing but division in every portion.
All positions seem to be...

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Categories: family, anniversary, betrayal, break up,

Small Town Breakdown by James Kelley
I'll run the red lights tonight. 
Laugh at the service engine light. Blare crowded notes, and scream until the rancor in my chest destroys the...

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Categories: family, angst, anxiety, car, depression,



Premium MemberHis Old Clothes by CayCay Jennings
decide … phone people … arrangements need made …
cannot pick … call who … where … when … oh, casket …
My world just stray-shattered fully...

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Categories: family, bereavement, clothes, dad, death,

Premium MemberA Picture by Heidi Sands
Here you are again…
Your photo staring at me
Unexpected to find
Making me wish, I was blind
A rumble of feelings
Stir like loud thunder
Shaking my soul
From broken roots,...

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Categories: angst, family, pain,

Pamela by Theresa Dunn
You are my Angel my saving Grace, When mom passed I think you took her place.
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Categories: family,

THE ORPHAN'S TEARS by Patrick Ituma
The firewood of this world is too heavy to bear
The worries of this world an everyday nightmare 
Like a spear it breaks through my sorrowful...

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Categories: 1st grade, betrayal, family,

Fields of Silence by Eugene Harvey
‘Silence’ is their interim address
Where time like a river yet flows
Terrestrial dust returns once again
To the place whence all life grows,

Resting quietly in Death’s garden...

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Categories: celebration, death, family, funeral,

What ifs by Timothy McGuire
By far the saddest thing ever experienced 
Is separating from family members 
Because of drama 
We fail to see the big picture 
And what is...

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Categories: anger, family, forgiveness,

OH, go away yesterday by Virginia Waters10

No comforting arms when bad dreams come,
Only confusion inside, What have I done?
Seems like there should have been, a lot more fun.
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Categories: childhood, destiny, family,

Premium MemberOrigin by Vaughan Wesley
I tied a hangman's noose
Within the womb
Around my neck was slung
And from those gallows swung.

I was six days late
The pressure wouldn’t abate
I’ve always been
Afraid of...

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Categories: boy, divorce, family,

Premium MemberA Thousand Ways To Cry by Chuck Melugin
Twenty years flashes through her memory
'Clock stopped at a quarter 'til four
Broken home, broken heart, broken dishes....
Life in pieces...all over the floor
The only word that...

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Categories: family, anxiety, break up, change,

Premium MemberOH, go away yesterday by Gershon Wolf
The girls never had much of a chance
In a home bereft of love, much less romance
With a belt switched, emotions naked, sans pants
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Categories: child abuse, children, family,

Premium MemberTwo Old Red Tractors, Both Are Broken Down by Robert Lindley
Two Old Red Tractors, Both Are Broken Down

Two old red tractors, both are broken down
on a small dusty farm, outskirts of town.
Dawn comes early, no...

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Categories: endurance, family, farm, heart,

Dont Fade by Timothy McGuire
Don’t fade Papa,
Don’t leave us alone,
Where is that strong man,
Who wisely ruled our home?
Strong were his hands that once led,
That picked us up when we...

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Categories: children, family, life,

Together will we reach the top by Nicholas Beddoo
This is the generation in whose eyes the world won't open
A tender justice system to be recognized as fair
Why the unjust system with justice for...

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Categories: anger, family, feelings, forgiveness,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part III by David Welch
Joel just collapsed into the brown dirt,
clutching his face in both of his palms,
cried,”Running Moon, the day that you ‘died,’
was the day my life started...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part II by David Welch
For all that day the frantic chase went on,
until evening’s gloom started to spill,
even in the middle of a warm August,
Yukon nights can give a...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Premium MemberSummer Days by Susan Gentry
Singing birds and laughing children
Summer sounds seep into our senses

Friends, family and neighbors socialize
Backyard shaded lounging chairs
children playing nearby

Summertime sunshine and outdoor adventure
Fishing at dawn...

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Categories: adventure, children, community, family,

Where's my sister by Nancy Mitchell
Where’s my sister gone?
The holiday season all wrapped up
A tarnished blanket of snow remains
Flipping the page into the New Year
Filling our thoughts with hope and...

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Categories: family, sister,