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Sadness Poems - Poems about Sadness

Sadness Poems - Examples of all types of poems about sadness to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for sadness.
Premium Member Heavenly Dreaming
... I was dreaming of you last night for our souls are entwined eternally and we were back at the art gallery where we met you standing there with your tattered backpack we stood tog......Read More
Categories: sadness, dream,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Not A Sad Poem
...I don't want to be a sad poem Just like the late John Denver Did not want to be a sad song. No poet enjoys writing a sad poem I don't know any singer who's eager To compose or to sing a sad so......Read More
Categories: sadness, beauty, dark, feelings, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Counting life blessings
...Love has everything to do with it, Love also has none, Is your love like my love and have we begun, Starting with the wrong partner who puts you down, True love won’t make you cry, You will be a......Read More
Categories: sadness, abuse, angel,
Form: Free verse
The Past
... Moving forward Letting go of the past Unbinding my being From the shadow it cast This shadow is darkness Which holds all my grief It stops me from living My happiness thief The darknes......Read More
Categories: sadness, mental health,
Form: Rhyme
A Girl's Dream
... Once upon a time there was a girl. A girl who dreamed of having the life she’d always wanted. A good job, a husband, some kids, a house… a life. The girl used to imagine herself growing u......Read More
Categories: sadness, childhood, for teens, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse

Vulnerable Infidel
...I am incapable of experiencing anger, fear or sadness Without constantly thinking about judgement I just want to destroy all that paves my way Without worrying about trouble with the law I just ......Read More
Categories: sadness, anger, angst, corruption, desire,
Form: Free verse
Out Of This World
...Sipping her tea without any visible relish, Her crumpled bag of shopping at her tired feet, Alone she sits in the cafe and isolatedly apart Stranded in her sorrowful sea of sadness Only to rai......Read More
Categories: sadness, death, loneliness, sad,
Form: Free verse
... The dusky eve in country meads In rainy weather rainy day All trees were standing stony still While kids in street with boats they play The water smiled and flowed in lake And smiled all ......Read More
Categories: sadness, beach, beautiful, inspirational love,
Form: Ballad
Memorial Day May 29th, 2023
...silently wailing analogy to Moby Dick regarding how yesterdays prurient laced introductions to rhyme in retrospect embarrassingly blows. Herewith to enliven anecdote ever further, I inject ......Read More
Categories: sadness, absence, america, angel, anger,
Form: Free verse
Eight Word Challenge Contest
...In wistful whispers, shadows withdrawn, Dwell tales of a soul, forlorn and forgone. A symphony of thoughts, somber and grim, Echoes of melancholy, hauntingly di......Read More
Categories: sadness, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's Song Got To Do With It
... (Tribute to Tina Turner with the following parody of her song “What’s love got to do with it”) . . . . . . . . . . . . You must have known how your sensual voice Makes our heart......Read More
Categories: sadness, appreciation, song, tribute,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member PARENTING
... My mom and dad had an effective parenting technique… They were never too strict…unfair…or mean… They were constantly reminding me how our family tree is not deciduous…but an evergreen. How ea......Read More
Categories: sadness, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Sale
..."Can you feel the soul of an abandoned house; can you hear the whispering? " Quote by _Constance La France Dark atmosphere surrounds deser......Read More
Categories: sadness, gothic, house, sorrow,
Form: Sonnet
What Should I Do
...My life here & now is far from what or how I thought it was gonna be... I thought we had cracked it you & me... I thought it was our time to shine, to stand out To ride & die until the end...  ......Read More
Categories: sadness, corruption, deep, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Abandoned House
... "Can you feel the soul of an abandoned house; can you hear the whispering?" Quote by _Constance La France I hear the whispers from those chimes still swinging on......Read More
Categories: sadness, fate, house, loss, sorrow,
Form: Quatrain

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