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Sorrow Poems | Examples of Sorrow Poetry

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

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List of Sorrow Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
I'm Sorry Haxer Ling Free verse sorrow, conflict, dark, grief, sad,
Our Own To Cry Mike Gentile Free verse grief, loss, missing, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Feeling the Fear Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative sorrow, heartbroken, loss, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Search for Tomorrow CayCay Jennings Couplet sorrow, angst, betrayal, change, confusion,
Premium Member Poem This Time Ryan Lucas Lyric sorrow, friendship, imagination, lust, romantic
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Whispers Khadidja Megaache Free verse sorrow, anxiety, emotions, god, judgement,
Last call Khadidja Megaache Free verse sorrow, absence, cry, death of
Premium Member Poem Tributes Viv Wigley Rhyme sorrow,
The Other Side Emily Chisholm Free verse sorrow, depression, heartbroken, i miss
Beast of Burden Iger Rolyat Elegy sorrow, anxiety, depression, destiny, endurance,

Hurt and Hope
by Andy Sprouse
The stars call upon my eyes
and in them I find choice.

They bid me gaze,
they bid me hearken,
and in their diary of days
I espy pages a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, dream, grief, hope, loss,

Erase Me
by R William Standish


Erase me 

Let your love for me be noting more than a memory worth living for 
a used to wait and see a bond so...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, faith, introspection, love hurts,

This Tear I Shed
by Joe DiMino
This tear I cry
It is not just for me
For this tear I do not
Shed but release
And that which we release
Is a freedom shared
Forgiveness travels
An eternity…....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, feelings, forgiveness, freedom, hurt,

CRYING IN THE RAIN
by Jim Yerman
She did not want anyone to see her grief, 
her sorrow 
her sadness
her pain
So she waited for the clouds to form 
and did her crying...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cry, sad, sorrow,

A Tale Of My Deepest Sorrow
by Justin Worthy
Laying here in bed, i can't sleep to save my life 
Remembering that day and that night
My ex left me cold turkey
No remorse and swift...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, heartbroken, sorrow,

Search for Tomorrow
by Timothy McGuire
I lost the love of my life
In the secret storm
of our romance

Looking for a guiding light
For our love teeters on the 
Edge of night

As the...

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

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Brainstorm Before Breakdown
by Carol Connell
As their eyes locked
   for a brief moment, he
        felt an intense wave of
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, angst, betrayal, bible, cry,

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Siren Cryin'
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

She was Shreveport sitting on the front porch
that warm February Louisiana evening
When the cold, shrill code blue    siren news
slowly,   solemnly...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, death, pain, sorrow,

PENETRATION OF SPIRIT
by Ernest Robles
these feelings bleeding
  penetration of Spirit

these emotions swimming
  indecision is winning

help me -- 
  i've got no mission

help me --
  i'm...

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

DARLING LIGHT
by Ernest Robles
DARLING light  whose gentlest touch
  might  by brightest light guide 
my love of life upon this night
  Guide my trust 
...

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

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When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights
by Robert Lindley
When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights

When morning glories glow, your closed heart opens again
dawn's breaking light shows, a true faithful, loyal friend;
can you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, deep, desire, feelings, heartbreak,

FOREVER BROKEN
by Poetic Judy Emery
FOREVER BROKEN

If I should have my last dance with you,
would you remember all my steps?
If I shall die, would you care?
I know I’m asking this...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, death, emotions, heartbroken, loss,

MISSING YOU
by Poetic Judy Emery
MISSING YOU

When the trees shed their leaves 
I think of you.
When the nights are cold
I look for you to hold
Oh, how I face this world...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, cry, death, longing, loss,

Finding Equilibrium Through The Depths Of Solitude
by Anthony Parker
Socially unorganized, I place critics down a size
Standing with preferred confidence gave me insight
Partially adapted from the root of fear
I sometimes hear my inner voice...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sorrow, imagery, light, missing, political,

ABIKU
by Adeyela Adeyemi
Abiku!
Friend nor foe
Named from above.
A gift from the yard of elegbara,
Olagbegi's kicking hope.
Abiku!
A dashing beauty she's bestowed,
Enough to light a father's grope.
Abiku!
Asake's grace in barrenness,
Off...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, depression, fairy, sorrow,

Now is the Time to Move on
by Modupe Sefunmi
Now is the Time to Move on
It's been twenty years without my father, 
A fine soul, incomparable with another.
A man of might amidst his mite.
A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, father, sorrow,

THE EMERALD SEA OF DEEP WOE
by Anisha Dutta
   THE EMERALD SEA OF DEEP WOE. 

  I cradled incredible crying moment
  when you just walked away still I remember.
...

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

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SECRET OF HAPPINESS
by Demetrios Trifiatis








The secret of happiness is to be found hidden into the depths of sorrow!








© Demetrios Trifiatis
   25 September 2018...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: happiness, sorrow,

Her Tale
by Alessia Jay
A world beheld by gods unseen,
Ruled by a once human queen.
A heart devoured, a soul unclean,
The book of a poor girls stolen dream....

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: destiny, fantasy, literature, sorrow,

MY HEART WILL FOREVER BLEED
by Poetic Judy Emery
MY HEART WILL FOREVER BLEED

Oh!Heaven I can feel your eyes upon me.
You see all my tears fall like rain.
But somehow it is all a symbol...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cry, death, sad, sorrow,