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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.


Seldom Despair by Roger Byrd
So hope I swallow & choke on the promise of tomorrow, what a beautiful sorrow... Your echo is hard to let go, to most the...

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Categories: depression,

Welcome to the Pity Party by Colette Dright
One night Hurt and I decided to have a Pity Party and 
everybody brought somebody

Hurt brought Bitter
Bitter brought Frustration
Frustration brought Disappointment
Disappointment brought Resentment
Resentment brought Jealousy
Jealousy...

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Categories: emotions, fate, joy, sorrow,



Feeling the Fear by Freddie Robinson Jr.

I can feel the walls closing in ...
I’m so afraid
of the pulmonary crumbling

The glass ceiling is falling,
shattered expectations of a jagged relation
pierces my Peter Parker...

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Categories: heartbroken, loss, lost love,

Family by Colette Dright
Family is Togetherness -
Where there is hardship, struggle and heartbreak - There is Family
Where there is sorrow, tears and disappointment - There is Family
Where there...

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Categories: appreciation, family, love, together,

Mariah of Magdala by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Continuation of 
Part IV: FORGIVENESS

Today Mariah of Magdala,
It is written not only of you but of your enemies
Do you discover Mariah of Magdala
We are all...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, celebration, community,

Pregnant Silence by VIJAI PANT
The two enjoy
The company
The togetherness
Long periods of silence
Timeless
“You hardly talk
How do you connect?”
People wonder
We simply smile
“It’s a silent pact”
The silence meaningful
‘Pregnant’!
My mind races backwards
His extra...

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Categories: love,

Haunting The Ghost by David Welch
I’ve been haunting this old gothic
since nineteen eighty,
when I died from a brain tumor
at the age of sixty-three.

I cannot leave this antique home,
I am well-bound...

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Categories: death, forgiveness, heaven, house,

Remembrance Of A Loved One by GLEN GALATOVICH
Sorrow is a hard thing to know.                  ...

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Categories: blessing, confusion, cry, death,

Never Is Enough by mark palmer
Quietly with cap to hand he begs on the street
With Cross legs he waits with a sigh, 
Cold in the pouring rain, with his fingers...

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Categories: loneliness, lost, poverty, sad,

A message to the most loveable by Khomotso Charmaine Maribana
A message to the most loveable.

It has always been a journey I've embarked with happiness. Through all cries and smiles,I've been left like a wilted...

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Categories: betrayal,

Beyond by Moliehi Molupe
Beyond...

Sleep eludes me
All of me aches
Sand dances in my eyes
And shades draw down 
Beyond my control

But despite my endeavours
My mind is alert
My heart is howling
Breaking...

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Categories: sad, sorrow,

Quiet Spirit-Angeline Oliver by Julius Lawrence
My Mother was born on October 3, 1916, and died on August 6, 1997.
She would have been over a hundred years of age. I (we)...

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Categories: africa, age, angel, anniversary,

Echoes of Her Voice by Lin Lane
He sat on her side of the bed
as sunlight peeked in the window
and as dawn slowly rose 
this is what he said...

   ...

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Categories: emotions,

Premium MemberThe Heart of a POET Speaks - Part 5 by HGarvey Daniel Esquire
Dear POETESSES and POETS of POETRY SOUP; I plead of You not to tell my Host I am speaking with You. It has been a...

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Categories: endurance, first love, grief,

Premium Membersorrow is my scar by Dear Heart
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sorrow is my scar that I keep hidden deep within my heart from the world
it never heals but will bleed forevermore when I think of...

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Categories: love, mother daughter,

WHITE WASH by ollakunle campbell
We heard the wailing 
Sounding from the southern side
Stiffening us to attention
As it echoes
 throughout the land
giving us a bile filled taste 
as we listened...

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Categories: africa, corruption, political,

Premium MemberSpirit Shadows of 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,