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Sorrow Iambic Pentameter Poems

These Sorrow Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about Sorrow. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter Sorrow poems written by international poets.

Traversing veiled and hazy twilight sleep
My thoughts meander and begin to creep 
Through channels only visible at night
Unleashing fears kept harnessed by the light 


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Categories: anxiety, loss, lost love,

Premium Member average Joe Schmo
there is average Joe Schmo
who seeks no more to know
than he exists 
and he goes with the flow of the show

others tell him there’s much...

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Categories: grief, life, metaphor, moving

My Mortal Muse My wife
To my love of nigh four decades of bliss,
I can't take you with me you've life to live,
live it, let love be your guide, be remiss!

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Categories: iambic pentameter, freedom, love, muse, poetry,

A Lost Sense of Purpose
Long ago in the short-time lively spring
In the grassy plains of a small island
Came from nonexistence a young sapling 
Nurtured by the love of her...

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Categories: 12th grade, art, best

Premium Member The Fence
Somewhere in my constant thought of you
the vagrant dream that comes but never goes,
are secrets of the past I never knew
and things about your...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety, dream, imagery,

Memories are immortal

We are all equal, though they say you lad
who do they think they are they're not my dad,
on battle fields we live or die the...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Premium Member Immortal New Life
We mortals fight the boundaries of time
as helplessly we rush headlong to death
like fragile flowers, bloom, then fade and die
we sing and shout, then slowly...

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Categories: hope, spiritual,

Premium Member The Wall
The Wall

A near three thousand names called out that day;
   now fifteen years, they've solemnized the date
so labeled 'Nine-Eleven', to now stay

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Categories: bereavement, sorrow, tribute,

Premium Member Caressed By Vines
Caressed By Vines

Like tender loving arms, they wrap around
   old monuments of stone set on the ground;
those silent sentinels that stand their guard

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Categories: bereavement, grave, tribute,

The Scarlet Rose
To love one so fair, is but a mystery to me,
To be able to charish someone, Tis' a fantasy.
Her hair as autumn as the sunrise,...

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Categories: analogy, deep, god, inspiration,

Premium Member Distant Things
I think of distant things and start to cry.
Why must my heart be grieved by many miles?
To place where I was born, I will not...

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Categories: freedom,

Satire and The Soul
I've been a bit free with the vitriol with a couple of poems recently, and need to check myself.  Some months ago I met...

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Categories: judgement, mystery, poets, psychological,

Premium Member TRICK OF LIGHT

Moonlight beams that streams are treacherous, dear.
They shine yet leaving some lovers bewitch.

I gaze at you one last time while you sleep
for you...

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Categories: feelings, life, loneliness, love,

Premium Member I Love You Still
The love I have is burning in me still
it breathes, it moves, and gives me still a thrill
to death defiant yet to life it speaks

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Categories: i love you,

Crisp winter red rose; moistened by snowflake; 
The frosted grass on a winter morning; 
A moonlit sky with sweet stars adorning;
And Autumn trees, held alive...

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Categories: absence, addiction, allegory, allusion,

Red Roses Fade To Black
Red velvet petals, only I, seduce,
With hidden danger under the disguise,
My fingers feeling shyly, I reduce,
Thorns sharpen, ready, waiting the unwise.

Before me, bleeding poison, I...

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Categories: death, flower, lost love,

Premium Member Romantic Coma
Life has cruel ways of muting emotions
Over time in how we treat each other
Manifest and shameful self promotion
At the expense of loved one’s own druthers


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Categories: betrayal, lost love, love,

Premium Member Flame
If sorrow cloaks the surface of your soul 
And chills the warmth that turns your wishes cold, 
Unchain the hidden anguish in your hold,
Releasing tethered...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, assonance, care,

The Sweet Black of Night
Why do you yearn for
The Sweet Black of Night?
For often I have seen your face out of hiding
In dimly lit corners of ancient ruins
In the...

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© Ojo Blacke  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, for her, girlfriend,

Premium Member The Elements
Earth Day has come again this year, and gone
And hardly anyone has seemed to care.
Earth has provided well for us so long.
We do not realize...

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Categories: earth day, environment,