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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You're Not Invited Sil Ng I do not know? sad,
Premium Member Poem Softball Acrimony Regina Elliott Limerick conflict, crazy, parents, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Count Down Mike Hauser Rhyme abuse, addiction, drink, sad,
Pure Negligence The Brooklyn Six Project Free verse corruption, dark, sad,
Nothing Left Sandra Weiss Couplet sad, dark, god, loneliness, loss,
Gracefully Ageless Faith Van Riel Verse sad, endurance, how i feel,
REST BELOVED REST Poet Doctor The Couplet death, sad,
SHE TOLD ME WHAT SHE WANTED WITHOUT THE HEAD GAME CHICANO EDDIE Free verse sad, creation, loss, love hurts,
Time Keeps Slipping Away The Brooklyn Six Project Free verse dark, education, sad, school,
Premium Member Poem OUR LAST DUET Line Gauthier Lyric sad, caregiving, death, heartbroken, love,
Suffocating Heather Hans I do not know? sad, dark, death, deep, depression,
Goodbye Sandra Weiss Rhyme death, goodbye, loss, sad,
For The Love of Maya Sandra Weiss Couplet sad, best friend, dog, love,
THE DREAMER Poet Doctor The Quatrain lonely, longing, sad,
The Cat's Denial Jessica Amanda Salmonson Quatrain sad, animal, bird, cat, food,
I'd say I do Tswarelo Mohohoma Ballad sad, betrayal, black love, break
Premium Member Poem - Children In Mourning - Sunshine Smile Rhyme angst, childhood, sad,
Emptiness Chris Ron Rhyme sad, anxiety, cry, death, depression,
Premium Member Poem HE SPEAKS FOR HER - EMOTIVE WRITE JAN ALLISON Free verse abuse, deep, relationship, sad,
Premium Member Poem Escobar Jeff Kantor Rhyme remember, sad, soccer,
Premium Member Poem Abandoned Kevin Shaw Free verse death, earth, lost, sad,
Premium Member Poem Abandonment Leilei Brooks Free verse emotions, lonely, sad,
Spilled Ink Oliver C.S. Free verse angst, anxiety, sad,
Premium Member Poem Unwanted Leilei Brooks Free verse sad,
I'll be fine 2 Sheep Aneki Free verse sad, break up, i love
I Woke Up This Morning Gabrielle Jordan Concrete absence, depression, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Dawn Cries With Dew Heidi Sands Rhyme sad, inspiration, loss, miss you,
Green Men Requiring Her To Smile Gabrielle Jordan Concrete poems, sad, society,
Acknowledgement Gabrielle Jordan Verse sad, solitude, sorry,
Premium Member Poem We Had A Love Eve Roper Lyric sad, emotions, heartbreak, love hurts,
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Comfort of Sadness Michael Robinson Quatrain sad, analogy, deep, emotions, lonely,
Premium Member Poem Along The Groomed Path Kim Rodrigues Free verse sad,
Tragedy H. A. Yappen Haiku sad, deep, emotions, heart, heartbreak,
Wings by Ilia Kormiltsev Serge Lyrewing Lyric sad, angst, emotions, feelings, mentor,
Oceans Apart Cecilia Crasto Limerick hurt, ocean, sad love,
So Sad R. e. taylor Free verse dance, loneliness, longing, sad,
Premium Member Poem My Hollow Brian Davey Dizain sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem The Clouded Window of Time Eve Roper Rhyme age, depression, old, sad,
Awol at the Aorta Part II Shawn Oussifi Rhyme absence, death, night, sad,
Awol at the Aorta part 1 Shawn Oussifi Rhyme sad, absence, death of a
Inexplicable Quirky Memory Unhinged clasp one matthew harris Free verse sad, death, depression, hurt, psychological,
Alone laughing cougar Rhyme nature, sad love, solitude,
What Will The Future Hold debbie hernandez ABC sad, emotions, heartbroken, husband, love
I Die saranya sridharan Dramatic Verse anxiety, death, sad,
Beacon Julie Preston Free verse sad, anxiety, beautiful, depression, longing,
An Honest Question Downed Jester Rhyme sad, freedom, how i feel,
Without Condition SARAH ELIZABETH Romanticism sad, beautiful, boyfriend, love, love
Premium Member Poem Cant out Run the Noise Kelly Hitchcock Lyric sad, anger, angst, confusion, cry,
Premium Member Poem WHY Mick Talbot Acrostic betrayal, sad,
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So Sad Indeed Donna Ahsinger Rhyme sad, boyfriend, break up, character,
Premium Member Poem Barren Branches of a Willow Tree Die John Gondolf Rhyme death, father, metaphor, sad,
Premium Member Poem Hollow Heidi Sands Free verse change, child abuse, sad,
Premium Member Poem Please Do Not Disturb Amy Sell Narrative sad, anxiety, bereavement, car, emotions,
My own form of therapy Alex Duffy Free verse sad, deep, depression, growing up,
Same old song Alex Duffy Free verse sad, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love,
Tribute to Fallen Stars Olajide Oribamise Prose Poetry sad, star, tribute, words,
How many times must I fall Kirune Yuukei Free verse sad, best friend, emotions, friendship,
Premium Member Poem Empty As the Hourglass Shatters Eve Roper Rhyme age, heartbroken, old, sad,
Eyes are Windows to the Soul H. A. Yappen Haiku sad, dark, deep, depression, girl,
Premium Member Poem Barren Branches Of A Willow Tree Die Curtis Moorman Rhyme cry, sad, tree,
Blessing I didn't know I needed Alex Duffy Free verse sad, betrayal, deep, for her,
Premium Member Poem Ladies and Gentlemen, Hope Has Left The Building Mike Hauser Rhyme death, sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Self Deception James Inman Free verse sad,
Please Forgive sayonara oyasumi Bio sad,
HELP sayonara oyasumi Bio depression, sad,
Relinquishing Emotional Fixations matthew harris Free verse sad, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Missing Kenovia Mcneal Free verse sad, anxiety, deep, depression, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Unhappiness Brian Davey Acrostic dark, deep, depression, sad,
Being Here stephen pennell Free verse sad, sad love,
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Premium Member Poem Environmental Woe - Repost Maureen McGreavy Free verse earth, environment, sad,
Cold Water Aaliyah Salia I do not know? sad, anxiety, goodbye, heartbroken, love,
Premium Member Poem Bruises are not always blue Tania Kitchin Lyric grief, sad,
To Whom It May Concern Sam Larson Free verse sad, feelings, growth, life, lost,
Nancy and Sid Georgina Guerrero Free verse sad, desire, love, lust, passion,
Premium Member Poem Twenty-Five Summers Regina Elliott Limerick abuse, god, parents, sad
She Walks John Arola Free verse allusion, lonely, longing, sad,
Premium Member Poem BABY TALK JAN ALLISON Rhyme baby, humorous, parents, sad,
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Unchain Me JW Earnings Free verse sad, angst, anxiety, confusion, fear,
The Wall, Part 1 Paris-Maree Boreham Rhyme sad, abuse, depression, humanity, loss,
The Song of Ice and Rain tanvi agrawal ABC sad, dark, grief, heartbroken, lonely,
PROMISCUOUS TASTE MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Didactic betrayal, fate, lust, sad,
Because I'm a poet Alex Duffy Free verse sad, dedication, deep, girl, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Just Some People Joseph May Rhyme internet, people, sad,
You Have Sadly Thrown Your Life Away The Brooklyn Six Project Free verse dark, sad,
In this Ocean Called Life Georgina Guerrero Free verse sad, blue, deep, ocean, pain,
Premium Member Poem A Broken Heart Away Chuck Melugin Lyric sad, anxiety, break up, conflict,
Save myself Alex Duffy Free verse sad, deep, depression, emotions, meaningful,
Premium Member Poem The Play Charlie Smith Sonnet love hurts, sad love,
Strength in Troubled Times Sarah Casey Blank verse sad,
Dead Mans Eyes PTSD Chris Day Bio sad, anxiety, death, fear, mother,
Premium Member Poem God Is Great, He Made the Great Ape And The Grape Nick Trim Rhyme sad, culture, faith, god, humor,
Premium Member Poem Regret Kevin Shaw Rhyme sad, sorrow, sorry,
Down and out fauxcroft wade Free verse imagery, inspirational, lost, sad,
Desolation Poetic Flame Free verse nature, philosophy, sad,
Premium Member Poem Hopeless Judith S Free verse depression, sad,
Despondence Manoj Kumar Rhyme depression, sad,
In Memoriam Andy Sprouse Free verse sad, death, friendship, life, love,
Premium Member Poem Breaking News Nina Parmenter Haiku change, sad,
Save What We Can David Alexander Rhyme endurance, life, sad, wife,
After Story Rida Fatima Rhyme sad, love hurts, moving on,