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Heartbreak Poems | Examples of Heartbreak Poetry

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

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List of Heartbreak Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
MARIONETTE Tiffany Harvester Free verse angst, anxiety, depression, heartbreak,
You Made Me James West Free verse heartbreak, anger, deep, depression, farewell,
A Second Late Sixtus Agba Free verse heartbreak, lost love, love,
Darkness Came Maz Zie Rhyme heartbreak, anniversary, bereavement, dark, death
Right Now James West Free verse heartbreak, angst, change, deep, depression,
Nemesis PRESTON NYANAMAH Free verse heartbreak, conflict, confusion, feelings, hate,
Premium Member Poem Just another heartbreak Lorna Safronick Rhyme heartbreak, hurt, sad,
An Error Fixed Robert Bellam Senryu giggle, heartbreak, hilarious, thanks,
Premium Member Poem The Lighter Side Heidi Sands Haiku heartbreak, hope, inspirational,
Passionet Rejection Micah Watkins Free verse beautiful, depression, endurance, heartbreak,

Starve 2 Depth
by Micah Watkins
I wrote this in the dark with a candle and a hollow heart.

Devotion to a flame I can't maintain disappoint is my counterpart.

Emotion I contain...

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

Darkness Is My Comfort Zone
by Micah Watkins
Forever am I heartless and darkness is my comfort zone.
Every single bond was severed now my soul is just an empty home.
You won't ever understand...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, cry, dark, emo, emotions,

Drifters
by Micah Watkins
Im just drifting in the abyss we been lost for a while now...
Non existent feelings we exhibit as the walls start to fall down...
O compromise...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, break up, conflict, deep,

Abandoned
by John Michaels
What
we once
shared can't just
be forgotten.
Why...?

- - - - - - -

15 November 2018...

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Lanterne | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, emotions, heartbreak,

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A Deceiver Schemer Betrayal
by CayCay Jennings
                    As a dreamer, I never...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, betrayal, break up, confusion,

Peace Be With You
by Michelle Rensburg
Peace be with you
are the words she said
Flowers placed appropriately 
Saying goodbye to the dead.

She wasn't false
And yet, it wasn't true
Because there were things
She just...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, care, funeral, grave, grief,

ENSNARE
by Alexandra Khamoji
A pendant so shiny, covered in shroud,
Decorated and designed with every longing to ensnare,
Ensnare the remaining corpse of a love that rot,
Beguiling enough it was,...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, abuse, betrayal, dark, deep,

Caring
by Virginia McInnis
If to be cared for was an exit door
I’ve seen it open once or twice before
Affection and kindness hurried through
Never staying long enough to be...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, farewell, feelings, heartbreak,

Separated Heart
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Forgive the urgency,
but hurry up and wait
My heart has started to separate

Lyrics from the song, “Look After You”
by The Fray 


You didn’t have to go,...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, heartbreak, love hurts,

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Elle to Abe
by Carolyn Fish
How cryptic would I have to be to get this off my chest
One score and yet it seems like yesterday it was the best
Most simple...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, lost love, memory,

Broken Hearted Coma
by Anthony M.
I can feel the poison course through my veins
Just when I think that it’s sunny, it rains
My heart is aching, my soul is breaking
I don’t...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: crush, cry, feelings, heartbreak,

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Lonely Aint Working
by CayCay Jennings

When love rap-taps upon her door,
it is merely sound she ignores.
No more time spent taking pictures
or making family dinners …
     ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, grief, heartbreak, longing,

Value Of Life
by Christopher Goss
Baggy sweats, empty pockets, hair a mess
Look at what I've become, and where I've come from
Life has been a closed up corridor
Though I've always dreamed...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, conflict, heartbreak, pain,

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He Left At Midnight
by Heidi Sands
**FICTION**

He left at midnight
As it struck my heart
With the deepest pain
How could we be apart?

He left at midnight
Hollow sounds, left behind
Bursting tears fell
With nothing to...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, loss, night, sad,

Soulmate
by John Michaels
BETRAYAL                  BETRAYAL
BETRAYALBETR      ...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, betrayal, break up, divorce,

Care
by Fahmi Buri
Extrovert, outgoing, kind and amicable -
are the true resemblance of your attitude.
When loyalty is given once,
never has anything been asked in return.
Warm friendship and trust...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, care, depression, emotions, friendship,

Last Goodbye
by kevin hailey
If this were to be our last goodbye
What are the words that you would say
Would there be sorrow in your voice
Or would you simply walk...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, break up, farewell, goodbye,

Across The Oceans
by K.S. LAKSHMI
You used to ask me why am I so reticent,
So here it is, my confessions from oceans distant,
I am a quiet human being,
Use silence for...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confusion, devotion, heartbreak, loneliness,

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Earth's Plight
by CayCay Jennings

I dread driving to anywhere for I am ENCOMPASSED by trash.
Nature once held my REVERENCE and awed my UNEARTHLINESS light -
now it fails as PREDILECTION...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, angst, corruption, earth, environment,

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World of violence
by John Hamilton
World of violence

As the morning  slowly  breaks
and, daylight in fil trates...
I feel,
the sunshine-   burn away the grey
I feel,
the dawning, of a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, conflict, grief, heartbreak,