Sorrow Narrative Poems

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


Premium MemberSpirit Shadows of Soft Sadness by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Part Two
San Francisco, California
Melodee’s apartment with a view of the bay

“It’s the month of May. The 29th no less. The number of sorrow for me.”
“Cassaro,...

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Categories: death, depression, may,

Premium MemberHappy 100th Birthday Joyce by Connie Marcum Wong
Well, what can I say to help you celebrate such a momentous day!
I would like to speak about the things I know best about you...

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Categories: age, birthday, poetry, tribute,



Premium MemberChloe's Vision by Lisle Ryder
A heavy quietness hung 
as I waited with Mum and Dad 
and Chloe.
I professed my sympathy, 
my sorrow.
Their response was emptiness 
unexpressed;
while Chloe, hugged 
her...

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Categories: baby, bereavement, child, grief,

A Scary Relationship by Drencho POET
(The voice of a woman, hurt by her own lover.)

He claims to love me
and yet destroys me
my emotions
my soul.

I regret why
I accepted his proposal
I was...

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Categories: heartbreak,

Premium MemberTarnished Reflections by Angel Villanueva
A cup of hot tea keeps her company
while she peers through her window;
happy images replay in her mind
as her reflection shares her gaze.

Long ago they...

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Categories: bereavement, death, loss, muse,

NEGATING NARRATIVE by Trudy Schrader
She stood at the threshold of the door
Resisting the pull to come in
Safer back in the dark, familiar
Of where she had recently been

Dark figures took...

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Categories: narrative, truth,

Premium MemberVisitor Finale - with Maria Williams by July Morning
The Story so far…

Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: fantasy, love,

Premium MemberVisitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning by Maria Williams
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: adventure, romance, science fiction,

The Day Guy Montreaux Died, Part II by David Welch
...A big log bounced from way up top,
and before Guy could react
It struck his square across the chest,
up rose a sickening crack.

We sprinted quickly to...

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Categories: death, history, loss, nature,

I'm in Prison by Drencho POET
I'm In Prison 

Who can help ?
I am in prison
I am arrested, 
Unfree
I am driven by my emotions
Abused by my feelings
So sad
I cannot find peace...

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Categories: sin,

POETRY by Ja Ja
Poetry, is not just
The rhyming of some words
It’s an expression of a feeling
Which a heart shepherds

A rhapsody of heart and thought
Immersed in joyful bliss
Or dashed...

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Categories: poetry,

I Am Empty-Hearted by Drencho POET
I Am Empty Hearted 

I was once somebody's lover
whose language was romance
but today it's pain
my heart has become empty
I am desolate
I was million-times hurt
I bled
until...

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Categories: hurt,

Roadside Gambler by Johnny Martinez
A lonely figure, I stared at the darkened moon sadness lingering numb. Brokenhearted and penniless I sought answers I knew wouldn’t come. Surged my heart...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, betrayal, conflict,

Odyssey from Africa 13b by Phil Salmon
Ch. 13 b (The whale, cont.)

Now the sardine hunt developed 
As they glimpsed beneath the surface 
Flashing rays of gold and silver
Of the dolphins and the swordfish 
 
That...

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Categories: adventure, africa, courage, endurance,

Premium MemberARE WE LIKE LITTLE FAIRIES BEFORE GOD by Thomas Hsi
ARE WE LIKE LITTLE FAIRIES BEFORE GOD?


If the expanse of the universe, with every created world, can fit in the palm of God’s hand, then...

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Categories: beautiful, love, magic, memorial,

Period of Pain by Drencho POET
Period of Pain 

Every moment 
of pain comes
and then remains for some
and for some time
where one wishes
that life may edge
regreting birth
due to pain
of such an...

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Categories: pain,

Premium MemberEMPTY by Judy Emery
EMPTY

It's so cold in this darken world
Silence is a big part of my life
Oh, I don't want to cry
I can't handle any more pain
I'm homeless...

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Categories: abuse, childhood, memory, pain,

Premium MemberLUXURY by Judy Emery
LUXURY

Who ever said luxury is they answer to misery?
Oh the headaches that comes my way
all I ever hear is is the people crying out democracy
I...

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Categories: angel, art, betrayal, conflict,

Abortion Regrets by Drencho POET
Abortion Regrets 

A voice crying from afar
heard by the mother 

day and night it shouts
as a reminder of blood

that deliberately flowed
due to fear of motherhood

a...

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Categories: abortion,

Premium MemberYour Lies by Judy Emery
Your Lies

Out comes the lies
Oh, how your ways makes me cry
while you hide deep into the night
just to see me sigh another time 
you broke...

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Categories: voice, writing,