Sad Love Poems | Examples of Sad Love Poetry

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Details | Pantoum | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: farewell, lost love, miss sad love, sorrow,
Premium MemberGOODBYE
by Line Gauthier
I’m going to miss you
The times we had
The times we could have had
Your warm gentle smile

We never gave it a chance
The times we had
Your tender...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, emotions, heartbreak, sad love,
Alphabetical Blues
by Audley Johnson
Autopilot these feelings of mine
Brutally keep them in line
Completely lost in time
Definitely my love you have undermined
Especially after I gave you my all
Foolishly thought I'd...

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Categories: confusion, emotions, feelings, humanity, sad love, storm, water,
No one notices
by Maryann Minkler
Her heaven will be a love without betrayal
Reality is an ugly, misused state
Of which the world should have never been

Around and around we go
Day in...

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Categories: dream, lost love, love, sad love, sleep,
In My Dreams
by Alesia Leach
The winds are whispering low
As the night touches the sky
Where stars twinkle and glow
Behind clouds of ghostly white

Lying down between the pages
Lulled to sleep, in...

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Categories: sad love, suicide,
Death in the Thickets
by Iris Blade
They can’t find me for I hide in the thickets
I float faceup,
Lips breaking surface just barely
Kissing the air between my teeth
Is it my time to...

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Categories: emotions, loneliness, lost love, sad love, solitude, surreal,
Premium MemberA WEEPING WILLOW MOURNS
by Line Gauthier
Stardust clusters scattered over seas
Moonlight caressing everything in sight
Droplight for love by candlelight
Balmy breeze eager to appease
Broken hearts swooning languorous lament
Until dawn ushers sweet quietude
As...

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Categories: adventure, husband, mother, sad love, soldier, son,
The Viking's Wife
by Laurie Woodward
The King had called and off he went
And on a sword our money spent
A soldier's wage to me he sent
As he marched off to war
My...

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Categories: dark, endurance, introspection, loss, sad love, truth,
Premium MemberOnce, When Her Dark Love Almost Destroyed Me
by Robert Lindley
Once, When Her Dark Love Almost Destroyed Me

I quit writing, will you love me forevermore
she so quickly agreed, hiding truth and sad score.
As the weeks...

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Categories: sad love, star, stars,
To Catch a Falling Star
by Alesia Leach
To catch a falling star
Would my wish then come true
An answer from afar
Of yesterday and you

by Alesia Leach © 2018...

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Categories: sad love, strength,
Rope
by Eiza Evangelista
Rope

I made a rope out of a strong yarn,
It is thick, strong and rough,
It was made out of pure love,
And was prepared to use to...

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Categories: cry, grief, lost love, sad love,
Desires of the Heart
by Alesia Leach
At the turning of twilight
Where whispers of the past linger
The shadows edge the moonlight
And desire's of the heart remember

The laughter has not been silenced
Roses do...

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Categories: sad love,
Love
by Alesia Leach
Is love merely a dream 
or a game that people play?
Does it shine in morning's beam
or cry, ruin and decay?

Do we lose ourselves in the...

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Categories: sad love, winter,
Premium MemberWinter Blues
by Janis Thompson
Winter Blues

If you have to lose a love then
not in winter
when words are cold and eyes are 
closed to light
while watching falling snowflakes you remember
a...

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Categories: sad love,
Premium MemberNovember Rain Has Come Again
by Laura Loo
with your touch as
         gentle as summer snow

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Categories: sad love, suicide,
Life
by Lauren Wells
I love my life, 
Yet I hate it.
I feel scared 
And consolidated. 

I feel as if I have nothing left to live for,
And probably never...

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Categories: desire, memory, relationship, sad love,
Premium MemberMemorial Park
by Andrew Jung
You came to me today
As I wandered the memorial park 
Looking for my father's brick
Chilled, leaning into the vicious cold
I dream of you one night
The...

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Categories: sad love, song,
Premium MemberPorto Vecchio, Julien Dore's Song Translated by T Wignesan
by T Wignesan
« Porto-Vecchio », song by Julien Doré

(Note : If there’s a melody that can slither/sail past the ear-drums imperceptibly and settle permanently in the hypothalamus,...

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Categories: betrayal, lonely, pain, sad love,
you betrayed my love
by robin davis
in my mind I would never
think your love for me would sever
but you took my love for granted
all I ever really wanted
was a love so...

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Categories: desire, girl, how i sad love, teen love,
The Inner Whisperer
by Herold Owoseb
The Inner Whisperer
By Herold Osmond !Owoseb

My words fail to express my joy
But the hope inside I now employ,
In your eyes I see endless wonder
And this...

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Details | Elegy | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allusion, love hurts, sad love, sorrow,
Premium MemberPulmonary Pain
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Sitting in an abandoned house,
holding a letter and a ring
Scarlet words of separation
silently speak of deep hurtful things
Lifting cloudy-eyed me from a cold bed,
looking thru...

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Categories: angst, conflict, desire, sad, sad love, sensual,
YOU'LL DO
by laurie mahoney
It's 2 am. I'm lonely.
You feeling lonely too? 
Why don't you  come on over.
Don't love you but you'll do.
We'll spend a couple of hours....

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Categories: allegory, heartbroken, sad love,
Premium MemberShe Wasn't In My Net
by connie pachecho
She Wasn't In My Net

Couldn't we be friends
My cute little butterfly
Your flight plan is in my path

Everyday sunshine
You bring from your loving eyes
Our eyes lock...

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Categories: sad love,
Premium MemberMy Lost Love is Fine
by connie pachecho

My Lost Love is Fine

her rose petals once pluck
by some other muck
it made me once want to chuck
being run over by her truck
my heart twice...

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Categories: desire, heartbroken, lost love, sad love,
Cold Tango
by Emerald Canoy
Oh, the years we waste away
for the things we do not say
And how we've become afraid
for our hearts' desperate call

As I reply to your past...

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Categories: conflict, love hurts, sad love,
Expectancy
by Peter Cobbler
Another day with those from past
Another look
Another word
Take an image
Become another.
It's not you they want
You don't fit the bill.
Without a payment they desire possession
Ownership comes...

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Categories: sad love,
Premium MemberLOVERS HANDS IN GLOVES
by Kim Rodrigues
LOVERS HANDS IN GLOVES

did those heavy lids close
who could tell
ruby lips pressed
upon
ironing the seams
of hopeful dreams

did you swallow his tongue
or did it wriggle
free
lavishing furs and...

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Categories: sad love,
Premium MemberThe Known
by Catie Lindsey
No, heart, 
know better.

There once was a heart that loved deeply,

Once
Only.

With one thousand thoughts of you
The pressure returns with tightness.

Is that what this is?
I guess...

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Categories: emotions, fire, passion, sad love,
Premium MemberBackfired
by Susan Ashley

a home without impassioned fire in the hearth ~ leaves one with a cold heart



Susan Ashley
December 30,2017...

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Categories: black african american, heartbreak, sad love, self,
Bad Decisions
by kewayne wadley
Hate is such a strong word.
Yet you show me plenty of it.
You first flash your gun.
In compensation to cut wages.
Yet you remember me.
How you should...

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Categories: sad love,
Premium MemberWinters in Alabama
by Catie Lindsey
My heart was murdered
long before I died.
And this, Oh Love, I ask of you,
Where is it's afterlife?

Defining embers and sadness,
Betrayal and iron doors,
Longing without a...

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Categories: betrayal, death, dream, heartbreak, sad love,
Mirage
by Sushmita Kalashikar
She grew by age she grew by mind,
But where heart concerned she remained blind.
She too had rosy dreams like all others her age,
But fate soon...

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Categories: beautiful, betrayal, depression, for sad love, trust,
Silhouettes
by Wendy Boutin
I'm seeing shadows move across the room, 
I'm seeing things that aren't there and things that will never be.
I'm watching our memories flash across the...

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Categories: allusion, angel, august, confusion, sad love,
The Knight in Shining Armour
by Pradipta Roy Choudhury
There was the little girl,
She shared a hope,
Untied her headband,
And held out as rope,

For the Knight in Shining Armour,
Guarding the door,
The Armour was propped,
No Knight...

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Categories: angst, break up, farewell, sad love,
a thin line
by James Babson
Always on my mind 
sadness and joy, all at once 
I wish you were not...

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Categories: sad love,
A collection of 'Love is' Poetry Radio
by Aa Harvey
A collection of ‘Love is…’ Poetry - Radio


Love is falling.
Love hurts.
Love is soul destroying,
Without her.


(C)2017 Aa Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

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