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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  
Starve 2 Depth Micah Watkins Free verse sad love, betrayal, break up, heartbreak,
Solutio Luke Hobbs Free verse sad love, freedom, growing up, hurt,
Separated Heart Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue sad love, allusion, heartbreak, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Begonias Francis J Grasso Rhyme lost love, sad love,
Fake Love Vanne Joe Prose feelings, love, sad love,
Pete Colette Dright Narrative emotions, sad love, silly,
I'm Wishing deb radke Rhyme sad love, sorrow,
yet it still is and shall always be Allan Terry Cinquain sad love, corruption, crazy, metaphor, sad
Things I should Know salma rahmat Rhyme sad love, art, corruption, loneliness, lost,
I Will Love You Forever - Tale of a Broken Heart Rajneesh Yadav Romanticism sad love, betrayal, heartbreak, heartbroken, love,

STILLBORN
by Tiffany Harvester
YOUR EYES SEE THROUGH
THE WALL BETWEEN US
BUT YOU CAN'T REACH IN
AND GRAB ME
SOLACE IN MY SOLITUDE
MAKES MY HEAVY BURDENS GAIN
THE FALL OF OUR MADNESS
WAS WHEN...

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

Room Filled With Love
by Brandon Carter
 Written May 2018

I’m alone in a room filled with love
From above
A picture of my dog when I was 10
No he’s never coming back again
Because...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, depression, emotions, loneliness, longing,

YOUR DELICIOUS FACE
by Ann Gilmour
Walking beside the ocean always fills me with emotion
Reminiscing of that special day when first I saw your face
You were swimming in the deep blue...

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

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Scorching Flame
by Angel Villanueva
As summers come and summers go,
Her memories do blossom forth.
Each time she sees the tides that flow,
She clings to thoughts of him up north.
The one...

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

Close
by Juanita Oosthuizen
I’m dwelling through dark places  -
empty and alone.
I’m searching through hollow faces  -
to find the one I know.
I look around  -
I want...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, addiction, heartbreak, miss you,

The secret storm
by Wendy Watson
I forced a beaming smile and wished you well,
but mirrors of the soul did not convey
a corresponding look of happiness
for both of you upon your...

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

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Rosie's Loneliness Prevails
by Lu Loo
Rosie sat feeling forsaken along the reverie’s shore.
She knew know life would lead another path than before. 
      Loneliness devoured...

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

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THE POISON APPLE
by Sheer Terror
the serrated edge of steel
cuts a heart deeper to still
the sharp insisting texture
hard press a pulse severe
desires first words
pull into the soft of a whisper
the...

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

Teardrop Memories
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Last night, I saw the bosom fire 
die in your eyes ...
never felt a heart beat so cold inside

Dawn ember lips whispered
a soothing eulogy
One last...

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

Do You Remember
by Wendy M
Twenty years on and she still remembers. 
The pain still fresh in her mind.
That love that seemed sweet.
Something that made her blind.

A call in the...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, betrayal, heartbreak, heartbroken, love,

Shadow
by Arjun Jangid
Shadow cheated too
 From morning to evening 
     unbelievable way....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, betrayal, change, i love

REVERIE
by Tiffany Harvester
MAYBE SOMEDAY
WE CAN FIND
OUR SPACE TOGETHER
IN THE SHIMMERING LIGHT
BEHIND DARK CLOUDS
THAT KEEP THE SUN AWAY
HIDDEN FROM OUR GRASP
IN THE BLEAK OF NOW
WE WILL CLING
TO HOPE
FOR...

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

Fractured Intensity
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Passion fell by the wayside
Cold Phoenix doubt rose from the ashes
smouldering on the inside

Broken candlelight date invitations
rue glow leaves grey matter with dark, unsettling thoughts
Giving...

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

Nothing Happened
by Ammar Younas
What sound was that? 
I asked. 
she said as calmly as she could. 
Don't worry, someone's heart might have broken... 
...

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

Gone
by Tatum Pruett
Anxiety in my chest
Bearing myself for heartbreak,
Calm?
Desperate?
Everything seems wrong,
Fiction, my life is a lie.
Gone,
Here,
I'm not really here.
Just stop,
Know the truth.
Let me forget,
My mind needs to...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad love, 9th grade, anxiety, beauty,

Mirrors
by Caoilfhionn Nuttall
I've never met another person
Whose soul seemed to reflect mine so perfectly
Keeping careful track of each smudge, 
and each line
Perhaps my dear, 
This was the...

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

To the one I'm trying to love
by Celine Tran
Time is a fearful thing,
it can give and take in a blink.
My love for you came in an instant,
but now it's lost in the distance.

I...

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

Brandy and heartbreak
by Alex Duffy
I fell asleep thinking of you, I woke with tears in my eyes
Cold and alone because you're not here by my side
I did everything you...

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

Choice
by Seancy Puteho
I chose us as happiness
You chose us as pain
Sorrow
And sadness
Your choice
Your choice has broken us up...

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

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The Couple In Love
by Caren Krutsinger
They arrived giggling and giddy, one hundred percent in love.  Holding hands, leaning into each other,
Smiling.  Young love, nothing like it.
I am teaching...

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