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Sad Love Poems | Examples of Sad Love Poetry

Sad Love Poems. Below are examples of poems about sad love. This list of sad love poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of sad love poetry. This list of works about sad love is an excellent resource for examples on how to write sad love poems.

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List of Sad Love Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Mariah of Magdala BERYL Adhiambo Narrative sad love, abuse, black love, dark,
distance lover cyber ghost Lyric sad love, appreciation, beauty, desire, how
Premium Member Poem See me now Michael S. Johnson Free verse appreciation, sad love,
Premium Member Poem What Comes After Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse sad love, emotions, feelings, love hurts,
Look At The Way At How You Treat Your Lady The Brooklyn Six Project Free verse dark, loss, sad love,
See-through Edward Schmitz Rhyme betrayal, relationship, sad love,
Wound and the Poetry Dawa Zangpo Rhyme sad love, beauty, betrayal, relationship, romantic,
BEAUTIFULLY ROTTEN Victor Alaje Free verse sad love, dark, death, humanity, innocence,
Loveless Pond Rhyn Muller Free verse sad love, deep, heartbreak, i miss
Love from afar Scot Garner Rhyme sad love, beautiful, emotions, love, passion,

Ewatomi
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
Gait precedes her beauty, 
Her calm nature - a soothing balm to Sango's anger, 
calumny isn't our threshold mark, yet, 
she sells shells for the...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, bereavement, depression, emotions, heartbroken,

Comme Ci Comme Ca
by Arum Dusu
Every second grew longer
As I lived thru this summer
Cloudy skies seemed darkest
When the sun was brightest 
I thought that if it rained
I wouldn't feel the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, break up, heartbreak, how

Moaning Git
by Owen Yeates
He told her she was just a moaning git
She really threw a right old hissy fit
He didn't even care what was her view
As she stood...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love,

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Slow Death Dissolution
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When the repellant acid rain came,
the silica image gloomed darkly
into sobbing disintegration

Embers of flickering hope
smouldered deep in the heart of despair
Passion dying to be re-ignited,
only...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, death, sad love,

On the passing cloud there floats a dream
by purbasha roy
On the passing cloud there floats a dream 

On the passing cloud there floats a dream
Forgotten latent desires ebb flow in heart's realms
Traversing through memories...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, emotions, sad love,

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Silhouettes in Moonlight
by Michelle Faulkner
Musical rainbeats
Harmonize upon the roof
Static on the radio
A love song, a love dance

Our feet slide in step
There is the heat of
Your hands on my waist
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, introspection, lost love, memory,

Florence
by Ohseannah Hannaesho
Sweet late night kisses
In a familiar parking lot,
Hold me longer and don’t lie to me
Comforting lies are not enough.

I’ve been on my own for so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, hope, lost love, relationship,

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LIFE IS SO CRUEL
by Line Gauthier


I met you yesterday by chance
You introduced me to your new lover
How I contorted my lips into a smile
It felt like such a painful grimace
O...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, break up, life, love

Sober and Somber on the Morrow
by Edward Schmitz
In truth we have but played a game 
To which is given no real name 
We drunken participants grow more sane 

Last night our passions...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, break up, desire, drink,

I could be more as I am
by Night Prophet

Idle days,
With books and walks,
And a pen in my hand,
After all these months,
Of feeling like I’ve lost the spark,
Which let me still hope that there...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, heartbreak, how i feel,

It Doesnt Seem Real
by debbie hernandez
It Doesn’t Seem Real 

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
12:40 PM

It doesn’t seem real Jake that three months ago today 
You broke my heart in two just...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, confusion, for him, heartbroken,

Wasted times
by Alex Duffy
Wasted times that I spent on you
When it comes to love I'm not sure what I'm meant to do
People never really love you like they...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, break up, lonely, loss,

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Vortex Voice Messaging
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Bad celestial report: 
Black hole from a missing heart,
aorta star 
supernova vanishing
Searching Pluto cold calls,
no late night
return transmission ring  ring orbiting

Big Jupiter blinking eye...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, metaphor, sad love,

Eight Word Challenge - After the Thrill is Gone
by Pandita Sanchez
Eight Word Challenge – After the Thrill is Gone

Like an exotic orchid in the glow
of moonbeams, I unfolded 
vulnerable petals, inviting you in. 
And even...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, sad love,

It's amazing
by Alex Roberson
It’s amazing
We can be pretty
We can be smart
We can be creative
Artistic
Charismatic
Funny
We can be heart-warming
We can be uplifting
Inspiring
Devoted
Ambitious
Caring
We can be admired
Desired 
Envied
We can be all of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, confidence, love, poetry, sad

woman up against the small hours
by amarantus lauriere
Half solid half softened whence the moon sheds saturninity down to a boudoir maudlinly marooned.
Half directly half deviously whether night wind sneaks to snoop about...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, depression, sad love,

Your Eyes
by Amber Prescott
Your Eyes 
By Amber Prescott 
Those I eyes Sparkle 
Those eyes shine 
Every time I see them I wish they were mine 
Those eyes wonder...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, sad love,

All I can think of is you
by Sanora Moore
As the rain beats on the roof top and the drops fall to the ground, all I can think of is you.

The crack in the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: crush, fantasy, sad love,

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ME
by Line Gauthier


me losing my love
her, jealous 
      of every widow



posted on August 28,...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, freedom, irony, longing, relationship,

My End is Your New Beginning
by Ifechukwu Ezeokoli
And then in midst of summer's lore
I sang a tune of hail and gloom
Of dark and light and so much more
Of pain and sorrow, and...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, hurt, love hurts, miss