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Sad Poems

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.

Poem Topics Related to Sad

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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List of Sad Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Putting the dead away Gail Lewis Triolet analogy, dark, death, sad,
Entr'acte Wieslaw Musialowski Free verse journey, love, sad,
Weakness Ayla Pendergraft Free verse leaving, sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem The Happiest Front Caren Krutsinger Enclosed Rhyme sad, anti bullying, betrayal, bullying,
Premium Member Poem Night Mirror Dreamer Steven Delauder Free verse dark, dream, night, sad,
Premium Member Poem Reflect That Emotion CayCay Jennings Free verse sad, angst, depression, emotions, grave,
Premium Member Poem Saudade Sunshine Smile Free verse dark, death, sad,
My Eternal Grief Debjani Mitra Roundel sad, anxiety, death, feelings, grief,
To See A New Day Mike Gentile Free verse future, hope, pain, sad,
The Decoration Rajagopal Kaimal Blank verse sad, beauty, celebration, flower, life,
What Can I Do But Forget And Remember You Nick Trim Rhyme sad, conflict, confusion, friend, friendship,
UNAPOLOGETIC WEATHER Paris Thulare Lyric sad, weather,
Premium Member Poem When Conscience Is Ignored Carol Connell Personification sad, boyfriend, conflict, for teens,
Time Wasted Rory Christy ABC sad, change, destiny, history, inspiration,
USED Ayla Pendergraft Free verse sad, beautiful, beauty, break up,
gypsy of the railways roger turner Rhyme sad, 7th grade, adventure, america,
False Love Marissa Faries Crystalline sad, break up, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Falling Leaves Marissa Faries Free verse sad, love, romance, romantic, romantic
Premium Member Poem Head Hunter Steven Delauder Rhyme dark, philosophy, poetry, sad,
So Long Fritz Purdum Rhyme absence, friendship, sad,
Mind session Jose Betancourt I do not know? psychological, sad,
Premium Member Poem OH JAMAICA david lines Ballad sad, break up, crush, lost
Eaten Dawnell Harrison Free verse sad love,
love pass sabrina espanio Blank verse sad, boyfriend, break up, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem Shadows Sandra Weiss Etheree conflict, dark, heartbreak, sad,
After The Bread Wieslaw Musialowski Free verse life, nature, sad, travel,
Past Our Prime Duncan Mitchell Rondeau Redouble sad, divorce, hurt, i miss
Premium Member Poem UNHAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY JAN ALLISON Limerick sad love, valentines day,
Premium Member Poem Nobody Knows Berteena Harmony Of The Soul Free verse sad, analogy, anxiety, cancer, depression,
Premium Member Poem Frostbite Berteena Harmony Of The Soul Senryu sad, bullying, hurt, prejudice, psychological,
Dear To Me Eric Lewis Acrostic sad, fire, home, lost, meaningful,
Walked On Rachel Schlichting Rhyme sad, abuse, betrayal, friendship, relationship,
Just An Imitation Josh Carlsen I do not know? depression, loneliness, loss, sad,
Premium Member Poem THERE IT SAT Line Gauthier Free verse dark, home, house, sad,
Dysfunctional Marissa Faries Quatrain sad,
Premium Member Poem GOOD CRY Line Gauthier Rhyme sad, forgiveness, moving on, perspective,
Premium Member Poem Look Away Sandra Weiss Etheree conflict, pain, sad, woman,
Devil requests no permission Christina Porter Free verse sad, abuse, betrayal, child abuse,
Beauty looks from the run way Christina Porter Free verse sad, abuse, addiction, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem The Cosmic Ghost Writer Steven Delauder Free verse dark, planet, poetry, sad,
CANCER OF THE BONES Man Poet Sonnet cancer, grief, sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Grief Susan Ashley Free verse sad, death, emotions, grief, heartbreak,
The Ticking Man Gavin McCormick Free verse repetition, sad, symbolism,
These Days Harsh Mistry I do not know? depression, hurt, sad,
Premium Member Poem Hidden Sadness Geoffrey Brewer Rhyme sad,
Premium Member Poem God's Plan Steve Wood Lyric sad, death, god, hurt, pain,
Element-ary Love Sherilynn Kucharek Free verse sad, angst, earth, fire, heartbreak,
LIES Miya Xavier Rhyme sad, anti bullying, class, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Tunnel Mark Elam Free verse sad,
Phillipa the Slug Gail Lewis Rhyme angst, animal, imagery, sad,