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Hurt Poems | Examples of Hurt Poetry

Hurt Poems - Examples of all types of hurt 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 hurt.

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Better you understand
I would wish to be a hat carried on top of your head rather than being a mat strangled under your foot...!!! Nov 30, 2020 ...Read More
Categories: angst, hurt, identity, image,
Form: Free verse

I’ve been spinning in the same small circle, as if lost inside a dance. I’m cold and my lips turned purple, I’ve been locked and slide towards a trance. I’ve been in a constant fight, with someone I never wanted...Read More
Categories: break up, hurt, i
Form: Prose
Premium Member He Knew He Was Unlovable
He thought no one could love him Because he was unlovable He knew this without being told in words His mother considered him a burden he had felt this from infancy Left on his own in a crib, sobbing for...Read More
Categories: hurt, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Poor Jones
And as for Jones, Sticks and stones broke His bones, they say....Read More
Categories: boy, hurt,
Form: Than-Bauk
Dear Blank-heads
Dear, Dear, Dear... Whoever this is too. The collective unconscious, the universal "you". Anybody who's listening, I thought, but I never knew. I Swallow, before I chew, I'm a swallow who never flew. Like how Jesus Christ was a Jew, and Islam preaches,...Read More
Categories: hurt, america, how i feel,
Form: Free verse

the Son also rises
Heart broken and Spirit shaken we begin the long journey toward the Awakening path to a lessening hurt embracing your forever lasting, impassioned heart. The continuity of your aura renews in matter, sighs and slowly...Read More
Categories: appreciation, eulogy, hurt, i
Form: Prose
Premium Member My Heart S C R E A M S
I can’t control the vision’s, racing in my mind Uncontrollable memories Escaping my eyes Deep sorrows racing, down from my eyes Filling the puddles beneath my feat Drifting away into the woods - to S C R E A M I...Read More
Categories: cry, emotions, heartbroken, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Forever alive
I do not wish to be, for all of you could see, what I can not. There is no worth to me. I wish that I could flee, or float underneath a tree. I’ve never been free, or welcomed as I be. I...Read More
Categories: deep, depression, hurt,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Unlikable Social Life
Could the air we breathe be seeds of anxiety? Winter flowers bloom in diamond breeze. Watery eyes searching for handout charity. To form a habit with the cold and sneeze. Bittersweet social scene for this moment, when we...Read More
Categories: anxiety, depression, hurt, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WIDOW
i say the word out loud its sound dead weight falling lost in a vortex the echo muffled i say the word of what I have become i am no longer whole the part of me gone i will never recover ...Read More
Categories: grief, hurt, loneliness, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THAT'S NEW
i couldn't help but notice today how i had the walk of a widow i had never stopped to think about widows and the way they walk slowly as if each step aches under the weight of their broken heart Posted on November 24,...Read More
Categories: death, heartbroken, hurt, lost
Form: Free verse
Hardships of the women
Likewise, he will not discredit her in the festivals It was just a matter of breaking my heart, so all the common people will not do anything Oh God, what a strange world of eunuchs you have...Read More
Categories: hurt, 10th grade, analogy, god,
Form: Free verse
The price of conviction
A system made to feed itself on justice needs unjust And it must grow to look for it, or that machine will rust To twist a loose screw, tightens it but tight screws come undone More evil's from...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, betrayal, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Blessing in the Balance
Slowly, treading softly I must guard my hesitant heart Taking forward moves with caution If any rebuilding is to start I'm still wading wounded waters Tidal waves of fear and doubt Self-restraint and trust, a struggle The gash was deep,...Read More
Categories: blessing, courage, heart, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Secure with Love
To be cover in calm, with stillness, your sanity Breathe deep, feeling your insides dissipate what stirs so violently inside Follow Love, with your partner to inhale life fully Run without breath so as not to inhale life Lay...Read More
Categories: for her, hurt, lost
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Hurt Poems

Definition | What is Hurt in Poetry?