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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 The Reluctant Bride - Andaree
...Her silken hair fell over her stunning gown. The gossamer veil cascaded down. Her sadness she tried to hide. Bright eyes opened wide. She beguiled. Bride. Falsely smiled. To tell him,......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, wedding,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member ON THE WIND
... Even at 71 years old I still think of nature as my mentor…her lessons are everywhere… For instance…on my walk this morning…I felt a sadness in the air. It was a very windy morning so it’s diffi......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, nature, sad, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gloomy Lagoon On A Foggy Day
...No gondolas are gliding under bridges, it's a lagoon without classic songs; pigeons are huddled and do not coo, they're frightened by the murky blue! Carlo sings some lovely Neapolitan song......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, emotions, image, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ah, Unlucky Me! Ah, Unlucky You!
...Ah, unlucky me! Ah, unlucky you! What was all that anxiety for? We couldn't understand it took faith to move on and hold on worth; ah, unlucky me! Ah, unlucky you... nothing that was sad we coul......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, anxiety, conflict, emotions, happiness,
Form: Lyric
Milkweed and Hydrangeas
...The garden you planted is regrowing, Just like you said it would— But the desolate husks of last summer’s foliage Still stand stark; Everlasting monuments Of what once was. Yet time marches ......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, death, depression, emotions, family,
Form: Free verse

...He looks shy, timid, and withdrawn, as though he knows nothing. Yet, astuteness whirls in him like monsoon floods in a dam. He is an ace at intuitive thinking and judging. He's a lively lion, thou......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, art, music, people,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Refraction of Your Gaze
...The Refraction of Your Gaze The prism of your Rejection is held before me colors, breaking apart to pierce my heart with their meaning, entering, becoming: the Violet of Peniten......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, angst, break up, feelings,
Form: Free verse
...I am a child of war, misery, anger and suffering. I grew up with sadness, uncertainty and anxiety. I took refuge in solitude to avoid human bestiality and its hypocrisy. My distress illuminated......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, 12th grade, africa, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Weep
... I've lost track of the times that grief made me weep Over a lost loved one so gentle and so sweet. There is also a weep born out of gratitude. Some grief has forced me into solitude. Ther......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, cry,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member SLAM DUNK
...Although I'm in a grim never ending funk, Rising like the Phoenix will be a slam dunk. I want to free myself of the sadness, Rise above all the noise and the madness. My goal is soar above the ga......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
April 9th, 2024 would be ninety fifth birthday poem for dearly departed papa
...April 9th, 2024 would be ninety fifth birthday poem for dearly departed papa The following words crafted soon after the soul of me daddy set adrift into the empyrean realm joining the rank and fil......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, absence, age, anniversary, april,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Saw God But Now What
.... Darkness there was no light . Dreaded omens were my plight . Systemic frailties burdened me . ......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, religious,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tired divide
...A black, dark scarred burden hides inside my tired divide Will you help me dig the hole that's deep enough to bury this sadness inside? If I can ever get a word in, will you hear what's inside my t......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, betrayal, deep, emotions, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Twisted tongue
...Melancholy melody of mania and madness. Ceaseless Swan song a symphony of sadness. Counter to composure comes cacophony of chorus. Oscillating operatic overture of Opus. ......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, crazy, language,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mama Has Left
...Mama has left She is no longer alive She left Mother Earth She is in the cemetery Mom is further on She is, here and there, really Mother is gone And no longer here With us, under the sun Mo......Read the rest...
Categories: sadness, death, earth, funeral, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme

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