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Regret Poems - Poems about Regret

Regret Poems - Examples of all types of poems about regret to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for regret.
Premium Member The Finish Line
...You”ll regret what you missed out of fear, trapped by the ghost of a do over; When you’re calm and your vision is clear it will eat at you under cover; I’ll fill you with the sweetest perfume ......Read More
Categories: regret, death, emotions, feelings,
Form: Quatrain

living, failing, dying
...I’ve spent my life a failure. Truly an emotional traitor: failing to be sad and happy. Always - hopeful me - angry crushed by my reality. Failing at stability, wailing around mentally. Just ......Read More
Categories: regret, anger, anxiety, death, depression,
Form: Free verse
Be the Change
...You might have pre-empted on the imminent, And crowned yourself a fortune teller. You might have slid a bit and stepped right, And assumed the mantle of a wise man. But sometimes the obvious asto......Read More
Categories: regret, conflict, courage, deep, voyage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nothing
... ~ Nothing gets through a closed vault ~ quote by poet Let the past bury its dead a life filled with regret, hesitation or hatred ......Read More
Categories: regret, conflict, deep, feelings, heart,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MILESTONE
...“I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now; Being confiden......Read More
Categories: regret, appreciation, blessing, christian, god,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Six string
... I'm heading down that long tiresome road Have a six string I never have to reload. Blazing my way before my star burns out And yes I may hold you near Don't ask me to hold you dear But I'll su......Read More
Categories: regret, blessing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Refurbished Fairy Tales: Cinderella, If The Shoe Fits Part Three
...The happily ever after... He searched the kingdom for a fortnight 'til all saddle sore and weary, With his eyes bloodshot and bleary, The prince arrived at the last door. He found two sisters, ......Read More
Categories: regret, humor,
Form: Light Verse
My island my land
...I long for my island Asleep in the sea A perfect location Made just for me Far from the rat race The fear and the dread No shop for my cravings No milk and no bread I travel there often ......Read More
Categories: regret, sea,
Form: Rhyme
New Moorings
...the clouds of humanity grow dark rays of hope fight for their right futility the only peace sound heard as the dove and lark drown lonely time flows incessant, with no regret vessels emptying......Read More
Categories: regret, humanity, nature, society,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Graduation Day
... I barely can recall the day of my college graduation. Even though my husband was my only comrade in attendance, I felt proud to be with cum laude honors, sitting in a special section. Also it’......Read More
Categories: regret, school,
Form: Free verse
Melancholy - Reminiscent
...Mutual grief and joy to I Euphoria reverses to dysphoria Lessons learnt warmly Action speaks louder than word No regret with bitter aftertaste Colour varied, bright against dull Hope invites it......Read More
Categories: regret, analogy, bereavement, break up,
Form: Free verse
Let us talk like strangers
...Let us talk like strangers, And clear out the air. Whatever has happened between us, Let us forget and not point a chair. Let us not pinpoint The mischievous brain of ours, Who was unsuccessf......Read More
Categories: regret, absence, beautiful, black love,
Form: Ballad
Invisible feelings
...Invisible feelings The frozen river you can’t see, It flows through your eyes, How delicate it may be you won’t feel it, You shan’t see the feeling it becomes, Those noises it squ......Read More
Categories: regret, poems, sad,
Form: Free verse
When Critics Throw Bricks
...When people love to criticize Please do not stay there long Quit that spot by being wise Or else you may prove wrong When your efforts are not lauded Instead when they are attacked Then, only......Read More
Categories: regret, betrayal, conflict, life,
Form: Quatrain
I just needed to get this out
...Regret has become a vindictive old friend We’ll go hand and hand until my cold bitter end And as hard as I try to fake and pretend These holes in my heart I’ll never fully mend All these men The......Read More
Categories: regret, abuse, corruption, depression, grief,
Form: Free verse

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