Sad Poems | Poems About Sadness

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Mended Angel Villanueva Sonnet sad, break up, heartbreak, proposal,
Premium Member Poem The best love I never had John Hamilton Lyric sad, confusion, first love, longing,
SAY GOODBYE Sylvia Chika Free verse sad, bereavement, caregiving, death, death
Premium Member Poem Entertained To Death wordhobo one Tanka sad, surreal,
Drowning Alex Duffy Free verse sad, deep, depression, desire, moving
Premium Member Poem The Touch Mike Hauser Rhyme life, sad,
Societies Insomnia Jeffrey Spencer Rhyme sad, truth,
Icarus Angelus Somnium Rhyme sad, feelings, for her, love,
Premium Member Poem Civil War Song Revisited Gershon Wolf Ballad father son, love, sad,
BETRAYAL william guile ABC sad,
Innocence Taken barbara barry-nishanian Rhyme abuse, sad, violence,
It is tender and blue, unspeakable by Sergey Yesenin Serge Lyrewing Lyric sad, emotions, feelings, metaphor, philosophy,
Our Cosy Lie Nina Parmenter Rhyme relationship, sad,
Just A Sonnet X Khazamula Mhlongo Sonnet sad, betrayal, lost love, love,
Premium Member Poem Rainy Days And Mondays Emile Pinet Sonnet sad, depression, feelings, how i
Borders Golden Closet Sonnet sad, anger, courage, meaningful, pride,
Premium Member Poem Rainy Monday Sandra Haight Quatrain rain, sad,
Premium Member Poem PAPA Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse sad, anxiety, betrayal, bullying, children,
Premium Member Poem Melancholic Tree Silent One Free verse analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
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So sad Darren Bowes Dramatic Verse sad,
Inhuman Ruchika Jain I do not know? deep, heartbroken, sad,
Spill Jenny Dillon Rhyme sad, angst, black love, blue,
Torn photograph Suraj Singh Free verse sad, anger, change, deep, hope,
Premium Member Poem Shattered Can't Be Made Whole A Collaboration With Sean Solomon Brenda Chiri Free verse sad, break up, confusion, grief,
Will love ever come my way Neha Padhi Rhyme sad, break up, confusion, crush,
I Hold On Laura Breidenthal Free verse sad, anxiety, betrayal, depression, emotions,
Premium Member Poem OLd Tom Denis Briggs Lyric sad, absence, age, death, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem MISSING YOU Line Gauthier Haiku sad, day, i miss you,
The Heartbreak Neha Padhi Rhyme sad, break up, confusion, depression,
Destined lonely Chris Green Rhyme loneliness, sad,
I saw you in the window Laurette van der Merwe I do not know? sad, abuse, angst, anxiety, cry,
Premium Member Poem VALENTINES DAY Kim Rodrigues Free verse sad,
Hard to Bear Jon Arno Quatrain sad, desire, love, love hurts,
The Semantics of Marriage Richard Olson Senryu language, marriage, sad, truth,
What You Thought Was True Was Wrong Andrew Crisci Lyric sad, abuse, feelings, longing, lost
The Only reason For Being Sad Andrew Crisci Lyric sad, anxiety, feelings, image, pain,
To leave is harder than to love Akash ripper Ballad sad, anxiety, depression, relationship, remembrance
Hello Goodbye Yvette Dignos Elegy depression, loneliness, sad, suicide,
Premium Member Poem BREADCRUMBS Kim Rodrigues Kimo sad,
Footprints In The Sand Kudzai Mhangwa Ode death, eulogy, pain, sad,
Nothing But Pure Madness The Brooklyn Six Project Free verse dark, grief, sad,
Passion Maxie Macdonald Light Poetry sad, senses,
Two Lone Souls Pailey Gordon Free verse 9th grade, sad love,
Premium Member Poem REKINDLING ROMANCE Line Gauthier Acrostic sad, emotions, encouraging, longing, relationship,
Lies, Liars and Love Steve Zak Prose Poetry sad, hurt, i love you,
Now you are just like everybody Kurtulus Ozyol Lyric sad, black love, crush, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Dreams Catie Lindsey Free verse sad love,
Peremptory Madeleine Loggia Couplet sad, emotions, hurt, irony, longing,
Premium Member Poem M Joe Vigil Lyric sad, break up, lost love,
Lost jen lopez Free verse sad, 10th grade, abuse, betrayal,
Tears for Spirits Alive, Love's Here Normie Payton Rhyme sad love, write, writing,
How Do I Give Damilola Muyideen Rhyme royal sad, forgiveness, giving, how i
Broken Dreams Srishti Kalra ABC sad, absence, anxiety, career, change,
Premium Member Poem Counting Ripples Frederic Parker Free verse pain, sad,
Premium Member Poem Poems in Sleep Kevin Shaw Limerick sad, cry, dream, heart, poems,
The Sad Story of Myrtle Jessica Amanda Salmonson Limerick sad, animal, environment, nature, pain,
The Old Man Cries Deb De Veney Rhyme autumn, loss, sad,
Premium Member Poem Heart shaped tears Melissa Tracy Rhyme love, sad, valentines day,
Premium Member Poem The Phoenix Has Died Laura Leiser Free verse sad, angst, anxiety, mother son,
The Clothesline Cameron Leslie Quatrain sad, allegory, betrayal, imagery, irony,
In the darkest of Dark Jude Kyrie Free verse deep, goodbye, sad love,
Dangerous Bobby Blooby Rhyme sad, anger, angst, care, conflict,
Anthony Durbin RIP Changes Tribute Nick Trim Lyric sad, anniversary, birthday, dark, death,
Undying flame Anna A. Free verse sad, desire, destiny, fate, love,
School bullies Adelle Jansen ABC sad, anti bullying, fear, poetry,
Cuckoo Clock Anna Nomaly Quatrain sad, desire, identity, loneliness, lost,
Melancholy Thoughts Hailey Coraggioso Parallelismus Membrorum how i feel, sad,
The Csar Family Marc Acrich Prose sad,
Premium Member Poem Cast Away Laura Leiser Free verse angst, feelings, grandchild, sad,
Sorrow Wendy Boutin I do not know? sad, baby, father, father daughter,
Walking Cane Ernilando Tugaff Haiku death, grave, sad,
My Stone To Drag Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme sad,
I'm Sorry Tammy Bromwich I do not know? sad, emotions, forgiveness, friendship, how
The Dark ABHISHEK ARORA Prose Poetry sad, abuse, conflict, cry, emotions,
But mike loewenrosen Ballad sad, desire, how i feel,
The Man That He Once Was, Part III David Welch Cowboy sad, anger, character, faith, hurt,
The Man That He Once Was, Part II David Welch Cowboy sad, anger, character, faith, hurt,
The Man That He Once Was, Part I David Welch Cowboy sad, anger, character, faith, hurt,
Valentines day massacre Alex Duffy Free verse sad, deep, loneliness, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Dangerous love Lewis Raynes Quatrain sad, introspection, love, lust, relationship,
Feelings of a Heart That's Aching Mike Gentile Rhyme miss you, missing, sad
Fatherly Love Nelson Diaz Dramatic monologue father son, introspection, sad
Sleep Deprivation Lacy Wallace Rhyme sad, dream, lonely, love, night,
Premium Member Poem LASTLY Line Gauthier Free verse sad, break up, goodbye, heartbreak,
A betrayal of friendship robin davis Rhyme betrayal, feelings, friend, sad,
Premium Member Poem Distant Shore Heidi Sands Free verse loneliness, sad,
Untitled feelings khadeejeh roberts Free verse sad, feelings, heartbreak, loneliness, love
Premium Member Poem Jack's Somber Notes connie pachecho Limerick lonely, music, sad,
tick tock ravi kiran Free verse humanity, people, sad love,
Premium Member Poem The Raven's Last Plea Brenda Chiri Sonnet sad, best friend, faith, heartbroken,
Premium Member Poem LET'S Line Gauthier Free verse sad, break up, emotions, goodbye,
Premium Member Poem SO IRONIC Line Gauthier Free verse sad, absence, change, loneliness, miss
Premium Member Poem IT RAINS ON THE OUTSIDE Line Gauthier Free verse sad, angst, cry, loneliness, rain,
Premium Member Poem LAST NIGHT'S FULL MOON Line Gauthier Free verse sad, break up, farewell, moving
Mask Amanda Peloquin I do not know? emotions, sad,
Premium Member Poem Chasing the Blues Away Carole Duet Rhyme blue, encouraging, sad,
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Premium Member Poem lonely Loon carlos trevino Haiku sad, solitude,
Premium Member Poem Is There a Moment Andrew Jung Prose Poetry sad, emotions, i am, joy,
Was it an angel's wings I saw spreading Ralph Plant Free verse bereavement, faith, heartbreak, sad
Premium Member Poem GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS Line Gauthier Free verse sad, anxiety, blue, depression, fear,