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Hurt Poems | Examples of Hurt Poetry

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

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List of Hurt Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
IN HIS TIGER EYES Poetic Judy Emery Sonnet age, art, growth, hurt,
Brave Face mermaid girl Free verse hurt, cry, how i feel,
Depression Tracy Taylor ABC hurt, anxiety, death, depression, heartbroken,
broken heart siviwe baraza Haiku beautiful, deep, hurt,
Changing My Ways For Brighter Days robin davis Rhyme change, dark, happy, hurt,
You pushed away the love robin davis Rhyme anger, friendship, hurt, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem MISPLACED Line Gauthier Senryu hurt, betrayal, character, corruption, grief,
Premium Member Poem SCARS ARE THE PATH TO THE SOUL Line Gauthier Free verse hurt, abuse, courage, dream, heartbroken,
Pebbles Igor Goldkind Haiku hurt, inspiration, philosophy, poetry,
For whom will life bloom Brandon Connor Free verse anxiety, change, hurt, life,

The Raven Road
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
It's time for harvest, 
Harvest for the farmished farmer. 
Trees of pain; lumbers of frustration. 
Has our agbádá failed our wrappers? 
Will palmwine tinder the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cry, depression, farewell, hurt,

A Constrained Erg
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
For all these pain and beat, 
for all the scorn and beat, 
is it now a crime to learn to bow? 
Such a crafty hollow....

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, conflict, cry, death, depression,

Ewatomi
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
Gait precedes her beauty, 
Her calm nature - a soothing balm to Sango's anger, 
calumny isn't our threshold mark, yet, 
she sells shells for the...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, bereavement, depression, emotions, heartbroken,

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UNEXPRESSED
by Line Gauthier


unexpressed anger
building in my mind
wanting to explode



posted on September 16, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, anger, anxiety, betrayal, hate,

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FORGIVENESS
by Line Gauthier


forgiveness
so much easier to give
when one asks for it



posted on September 16, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, appreciation, forgiveness, hurt,

Broken
by Derani Blackburn
You cant fix a certain man...
If he doesnt have a heart.
Its pointless to even try...
He was broken from the start.

Not even a stitch or a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, betrayal, change, deep, how

'81 in '17
by eric ploscik
Holding onto resentments
Pensive and uptight
The sun never shines through
The blackened curtains
For certain, it's an unwinnable game
If serenity is the prize.

So many lies and assumptions
Presumed to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt,

Did you
by Toni Orban
Did you follow the sky and flower, opening like a rose to the sun at dawn?
Did you rush like the crashing waves crush, crush, crush...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, abuse, addiction, analogy, conflict,

Help You
by Eve Peterson
Wish I could help you
So I feel blue
You got in trouble
Feels like a popped bubble
I worry about you
And will always love you
My heart aches
And makes...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, i love you,

Darkness Inside Me
by Eve Peterson
The darkness inside
Which sure makes me see
Everything seems to be wrong
So I write this unhappy song
My heart aches
Which I feel like I may break
Or is...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, sad,

The Last Moment
by Ohseannah Hannaesho
The last moment of you haunts me,
You were sitting there on the couch
The dark afternoon all around us,
You were still wearing the night before.

Silence, silence,...

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

Condolences Forever Invoked 9 11 201
by matthew harris
Condolences Forever Invoked - 9/11/2001

Many unsuspecting innocent lives
     unwittingly found themselves
     at ground zero
   ...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, 10th grade, 12th grade,

Men at War
by David Cardamone
Men at war.
Guns at ourselves.
Grave stones-
Yards of our bones.
Morals calling out-
Ears are deaf.
Morals-
Must be found.
It's there-
Ray of hope.
Cross of love.
Brothers we must be.
Though our nature...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humanity, hurt, journey,

Turning the page
by VIJAI PANT
She gets up
From the bed
Stark naked
Last night
She had got rid
Of all her
Doubts, inhibitions
Shedding her wedding ring
Before shedding
Her clothes
The ring
Carelessly cast away
On the side table
Seems to...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: faith, hurt, integrity, love

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JEALOUSY
by Line Gauthier


jealousy
turning ugly
hurtful



posted on September 8, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, hurt, imagination, jealousy,

How
by Abhishek Kumar
How do you expect her, not to get wet 
While standing in rain 
How do you expect her, not to burn 
When walking in flame...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, abuse, discrimination, evil, gender,

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NO BALM
by Line Gauthier


no balm
for the sting
of her words



posted on September 6, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, hurt, words,

Be happy one day
by richard nnoli
Be happy one day
is too bad to be sad 
this days are long 
but we  pass it so short 
life always bring us our...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, africa, appreciation, confidence, encouraging,

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Words--Once They Leave Our Mouths
by Janice Canerdy

Two friends strolled down a leaf-strewn path
discussing life one crisp fall day.
One said, “I need to share some things.
No one will hear a word we...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, husband, wife, words,

Mistakes
by Rose Henderson
Writing again I attempt to let this  go
And words come again I feel them flow
Finally able to attempt to release
Down so far I'm on...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, anxiety, blue, deep, emotions,