Sad Poems | Poems about Being Sad

Sad Poems. Below are examples of sad poems about life, depression, love, and more. Yes, believe it or not, poetry about sadness can help you lift your spirits when you feel down or are unhappy. It is a natural feeling and one that all people experience but talking about how you feel and writing about sadness can put you on the road to healing. Regardless of the reason, or even if there doesn’t seem to be one, reading and sharing poetry can help you when sadness holds you in its grip. These poetic works will help you to learn how to write poetry about sadness and see how the best poets from all over the world write this form of poetry.


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Read wonderful sad poetry on the following sub-topics: boyfriend, breakup, cry, death, depression, feeling, friends, girlfriend, goodbye, heartbreak, kids, life, rhyme, and more.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Missing Out On Something Martina Adovica Free verse sad, how i feel, love,
Premium Member Poem Milk Carton Crying Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue grief, metaphor, sad, words,
The Theory Of Negativity Nick Trim Rhyme depression, pain, poetry, sad,
Premium Member Poem LUNA Line Gauthier Sonnet sad, grief, heartbroken, hurt, moon,
Premium Member Poem Dying With You Savannah Brown Sonnet sad, death, emotions, feelings, grief,
Dieing Alone Wyndi Young Free verse sad, suicide,
The Oldest Woman In Town Steve Sant Rhyme age, emotions, sad,
Then There Was You Martina Adovica Free verse sad, how i feel, longing,
I'll touch my lips to rose of scarlet Serge Lyrewing Lyric sad, emotions, feelings, kiss, love
The Eden Effect curtis johnson Couplet heartbreak, history, sad, violence,
Rose jamal Abboud ABC sad, loss, love hurts, romantic,
Premium Member Poem A Brutal Sport Gershon Wolf Rhyme sad, america, death, football, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Hey, You Sandra Haight Free verse jealousy, people, sad,
DEAR LOST SOUL Jake Ponce Free verse death, sad,
Premium Member Poem Dry Dreams Maureen McGreavy Free verse addiction, angst, sad love,
Premium Member Poem What she really sells Lewis Raynes Quatrain business, feelings, sad,
Premium Member Poem Yemen Slaughter August 9, 2018 Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse sad, evil, grief, international, political,
Premium Member Poem SHE'S Line Gauthier Senryu sad, angst, anxiety, marriage, moving
Premium Member Poem PURSED Line Gauthier Senryu anxiety, dark, hello, sad,
Premium Member Poem MISSING YOU JEAN MURRAY Verse boyfriend, desire, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Eternal Teardrops John Gondolf Rhyme sad, sorrow,
I Will Remember You R. e. taylor Free verse angst, death, sad, sorrow,
WHAT DO YOU SEE PHIONAH RENITAH Verse anger, crush, sad love,
Immortality is fanciful Lucy Harley Free verse death, fate, fear, sad,
Foolish Selest Kok Free verse sad, 9th grade, love hurts,
A Broken Heart Lucy Harley I do not know? sad, bereavement, death, emotions, heartbroken,
Premium Member Poem YEARS Line Gauthier Senryu sad, heart, introspection, loneliness, missing,
euthanasia blank face Narrative sad,
Beyond Moliehi Molupe Narrative sad, sorrow,
The veil of the joker Alexander Seal Free verse sad,
A Princess Alexander Seal Free verse sad,
Morning glory sky Teresa Rivera Rhyme sad, anxiety, appreciation, cry, death,
NOLA N. de Jager Quatrain sad, city, farewell, metaphor, missing,
Premium Member Poem Eternal Teardrops Joseph May Rhyme death, sad, sorrow,
Brok-en-gaged Mar'yam Thaoban Free verse sad, art, break up, feelings,
Stolen Michelle Hewett Free verse sad, death, family, goodbye, miss
Unanswered Andy Sprouse Free verse sad, lost love, love, moving
Now, its all over Ravi Sathasivam Light Verse sad love,
Letter To An Endless End Seth Callaghan Free verse sad, goodbye, lost love, love,
Swing Pixie Dust Rondeau sad,
Don't Try Anymore Martina Adovica Free verse sad, how i feel, love
Dying is the only answer Raj Ranjit Prose Poetry sad, depression, feelings, mental illness,
Eulogy Arum Dusu I do not know? sad, death, death of a
We all need help Alex Duffy Free verse sad, dark, deep, depression, emotions,
I LOST A PART OF ME Gerold Gyabaah Elegy sad,
Premium Member Poem This Is A Sad Affair Jim Slaughter Lyric sad love, song,
Love is not just a Word Russell Lee I do not know? sad, girl, i love you,
To the Man I am With Dona Salapar Free verse sad, freedom, goodbye, grief, heartbreak,
Depiction of my late son Mintra Mankasingh Alliteration sad,
Premium Member Poem Foster Child Caren Krutsinger Free verse sad, abuse, care, child, child
Premium Member Poem Mondays Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Haibun farewell, happy, sad,
The rainbow VIJAI PANT Blank verse allegory, heartbroken, sad love,
The Last Hour John Jeremy Semena Lyric sad, absence, abuse, allegory, anger,
Premium Member Poem Shakespeare's Name Blame Game Jim Slaughter Light Verse sad, for her, for him,
Premium Member Poem Better Luck Next Time Jim Slaughter Lyric lost love, sad,
I've Bargained And Accepted My Angry Denial Poem Cheryl Lightsey I do not know? anger, bereavement, grief, sad,
Premium Member Poem I hurt at night Lewis Raynes Quatrain sad, anger, loneliness, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Dusk Of Life Carol Connell Free verse beauty, death, sad, sunset,
Premium Member Poem Summer's Soliloquies Gershon Wolf Free verse farewell, nature, sad, summer,
Forever Girl Teagan Taylor Free verse sad, abuse, candy, humanity, loneliness,
It's The Heart Heni Stein Rhyme sad, encouraging, heart, leaving, memory,
Tears, But Eyes Dry Dion Penville Prose sad,
Shelter of Duplicity Charlotte Mae Free verse sad, fear, loneliness, lost, relationship,
Premium Member Poem Disturbed and Twisted Stranger CayCay Jennings Free verse sad, emotions, love hurts, relationship,
Premium Member Poem Needing You Michelle Faulkner Enclosed Rhyme fear, longing, sad, self,
She drank to forget fauxcroft wade Free verse sad, abuse, dark, deep, drink,
HEART APOCALYPSE Samuel Otieng Rhyme break up, sad, sad
Premium Member Poem SUNSHINE TAPS MY SHOULDER Vickie Thayer Rhyme deep, depression, emotions, sad,
A Lifetime of Memories Sandra Weiss Quatrain sad, emotions, heartbroken, journey, loneliness,
My Five Senses Tricia Lucas-Clarke Lyric betrayal, divorce, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Her broken shell Lewis Raynes Quatrain angst, love hurts, sad
Choices Laycie Premoe Free verse anxiety, fear, sad, scary,
Premium Member Poem Molten Lewis Raynes Personification sad, earth, feelings, happiness, heartbreak,
Two Words Chris Wiggins I do not know? crush, sad, teen love,
THE GREATEST SHAME Iger Rolyat Ballad sad, break up, heartbroken, lonely,
Premium Member Poem A Lost Rose Angel Villanueva Quatrain sad, dream, lost love, moving
Split In The Road Nick Trim Rhyme sad, best friend, destiny, friendship,
VICTIMS Oluwasola Abiola I do not know? anger, bereavement, sad,
Premium Member Poem I Live Inside My Mothers Fears Gabrielle Jordan Free verse sad, child, fear, life, mother,
Premium Member Poem Haunted Dreams Angel Villanueva Rhyme sad, break up, dream, hurt,
Fate's Jape Andrei Manzon Rhyme sad, how i feel, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Heal me not Joe Inca Rhyme sad love,
Premium Member Poem SHEDDING Line Gauthier Senryu cry, hurt, lonely, sad,
So Many Words Martina Adovica Free verse sad, how i feel, love,
Premium Member Poem It Isn't Hard Jack Ellison Limerick sad,
Hated Laycie Premoe Free verse hate, relationship, sad,
Done Heni Stein I do not know? angst, grief, sad,
SEPARATION MAHTAB BANGALEE Free verse love hurts, sad,
The End of Contentedness Jacob Jones Quatrain sad, lost love, love hurts,
Cold Rhona McFerran Free verse conflict, relationship, sad,
Premium Member Poem Inter the Cold Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse allusion, imagery, loneliness, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Aged Strive Janice Canerdy Rondeau age, sad,
Devil In A Suit Masilo Mokotjo Narrative sad, abuse, anger, betrayal, death,
Premium Member Poem Ocean Elegy Gregory R Barden Haiku bereavement, bird, nature, sad,
The Wizard Wendy White Free verse sad, cry, dream, emotions, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem In The Final End Susan Ashley Free verse sad, angst, dark, emotions, fate,
Premium Member Poem WHEN LOVE TURNS TO HATE JAN ALLISON Sonnet betrayal, divorce, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Roseanne Barr Roy Pett Clerihew racism, sad,
I WONDER Ogah George Lindsey Epigram sad, cry, girlfriend, heartbreak, hurt,
It May Be Okay R. e. taylor Free verse girl, hope, sad,