Sorrow Poems | Examples of Sorrow Poetry

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Categories: care, courage, emotions, fairy, sorrow,
Tired
by Swati Jain
A deep enormous pain woke her up in the midst of her dreams,
Reality faced her.
Her wings were cut off,
Her life was leaving behind,
There was lack...

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Categories: depression, destiny, how i sorrow,
Premium Member29
by Chris Hagy
Fleeting Visions of how this life was supposed to be
Choke me into Another Year

Unrelenting Regrets heave against
my motivation       ...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, hurt, sorrow,
burning bridges
by robin davis
What will it take you make you learn
There are bridges you don't burn
Some things you just shouldn't be
Messing with or you will see
How it comes...

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Categories: sorrow, spiritual, sympathy, uplifting,
My soul shall rise again
by Audley Johnson
Oh my Soul
Shall I compare thee to my shrine? 
Thou art the rain which falls on my sunshine
Lost for a moment in my time
Desperate demons...

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Categories: sorrow, tree,
A Weeping Willow Mourns
by Mike Gentile
Answer me, oh Willow Tree
     As you weep so low
Only trouble do I see
      Why do...

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Categories: analogy, goodbye, lost love, sorrow,
Premium MemberLast Lie, Cold
by Gregory R Barden

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm upon my...

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Categories: farewell, lost love, miss sorrow,
Premium MemberGOODBYE
by Line Gauthier


I’m going to miss you
The times we had
The times we could have had
Your warm gentle smile

We never gave it a chance
The times we had
Your tender...

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Categories: 5th grade, cry, emotions, sorrow, world,
Echoes Of Hard Times
by Sherifat Aduku
I felt it like the storm
I called it my trying times
During my dying time.
In rear times.

But the moon looked at me with pity
As the Sun...

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Categories: baby, death, lost love, sorrow, violence,
Premium MemberTreyvon Anthony Favors To My Son Who Passed
by Brenda Chiri
Two hearts came together to beat as one.
Real love that overflowed producing a son.
Every fathers dream, every mothers joy.
Years spent wishing for a precious boy.
Vulnerable...

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Categories: dark, day, depression, future, sorrow,
The End
by Ivory Jones
                At the 
      ...

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Categories: sorrow,
WHY YOU RUN AWAY FROM ME MY LOVE
by ndidzulafhi patric

Ooh am stand at the middle of world. 
I see my beautifully bird running. 
I tried to run after it. 
But that bird fly. 

Ooh...

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Categories: sorrow,
The Kingfisher
by Tim Smith
Blue dulcet, spread out and new
soaring high across a glidden sky
entranced by dire drips of green
singing out another moonlit lullaby

A kingfisher of sorts, so honest...

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Categories: feelings, heart, heartbroken, hope, sorrow,
Broken
by Gracie Velia
I’m a fading flower, in a blooming season
I’m a wandering echo, without reason
I’m a sinking boat, in calm waters
And I’m a hopeless bird, in caging...

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Categories: anger, angst, bereavement, love, sorrow, violence,
The Confederates of Evil
by Robert Liam McCallum
Long ago, upon one grey and bleak November
That I shall forevermore remember,
I’d heard that my beautiful belov’d was untrue;
Then the rages of despair and anguish...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, friendship, sorrow,
My friend is gone
by robin davis
You never listened to my warning
Now a violent storm is brewing
Deep inside your soul
Raging way out of control
Soon your gonna be
Full of mad insanity
Overflowing from...

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Categories: christmas, family, holiday, lonely, sorrow,
Premium MemberCHRISTMAS NOSTALGIA
by Line Gauthier


Lonely widow hums as
She meticulously sets out
Her Christmas china
Lovely napkins
And candles

Her table lays awaiting
Festivities of yesteryear

No one is scheduled to come
But one never knows

This living...

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Categories: sorrow, war,
Premium MemberThe Night Glows Darkly
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Raging, fierce winds of Mars
marched across Earth’s skyscape,
	in the season of the decline of Man
Fall of the God-chosen specie,
autumn of impending extinction
Twas an apocalyptic mushroom...

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Categories: abuse, dark, evil, sin, sorrow, voice, youth,
MONSTER
by Poet Destroyer A
    MONSTER

Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is.....
Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, 
It was me, tired of...

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Categories: grief, growing up, loss, sorrow,
Hundredth Birthday 5-29-2017
by John P Marmaro
A hundred years of age—a birthday rarely reached; 
He never got to fifty, and fifty years are gone
And more. That afternoon the TV set was...

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Categories: sorrow,
Giving up
by Julia Black
The endless winter's in my soul -
The desperation takes its toll. 
My mourning star shines in the sky. 
My every dream was just a lie....

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Categories: beautiful, faith, fear, life, sorrow,
Life its unpredictable
by moru jane maabane
…LIFE IT’S UNPREDICTABLE…

Life it’s unpredictable I say… the old ones said it, the winners and the loser. The heroes and the heroines even the honorable...

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Categories: allusion, love hurts, sad sorrow,
Premium MemberPulmonary Pain
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Sitting in an abandoned house,
holding a letter and a ring
Scarlet words of separation
silently speak of deep hurtful things
Lifting cloudy-eyed me from a cold bed,
looking thru...

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Categories: sorrow,
Premium MemberTears
by Andrew Battaglino

Thank you tissue
I’m glad you’re double ply
Tears flow down my face
I’m crying
I don’t know why
Nobody’s sick or dying
But I hurt so much inside
Since my girl...

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Categories: sorrow,
Belushi one
by Alison Wimmer
In January
He made the cover of Rolling Stone.
I had thumb-tacked it
To my living room wall
Just to the right
And a little below
My Michelangelo self-portrait print.
Not knowing
The...

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Categories: art, beautiful, change, dark, sorrow,
Questions and Answers
by Djinn Ortiz
Why does this house seem so bleak or am I just weak?
Does my mind go into that dark place because I fell from grace?
Why must...

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Categories: sorrow, suicide,
Now I Lay Me Down
by Kelly Hitchcock
Now I lay me down to sleep
The vultures gathering around my bed
I pray the Lord my soul to keep
Voices screaming in my head
If I should...

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Categories: death of a friend, sorrow,
Into The Forest of the Fireflies Light Hotaru's POV
by PJ Gongora
I was wandering in a forest I don't know
My father told me not to but I chose to go..
This place is a mystery to me
Little...

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Categories: art, dad, daughter, loneliness, sorrow,
The Painting
by Carl Rankin
A blank canvas, A empty page 
A troubled soul, seasoned with age
A life of mistakes, Filled with regret
With Scars on his heart, he can never...

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Categories: betrayal, christmas, sad, sorrow,
Premium MemberToxic Christmas
by Jeff Martin
What did I ever do, except be gracious, noble, and true?
You suffer a blindness and cannot see kindness,
only thieves wanting something from you.
...

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Categories: angst, bereavement, grief, heartbreak, sorrow,
Premium MemberREMORSE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
REMORSE

I am sorrowful
These tears in my eyes I cry
I am in remorse


12/22/17
Written by James Edward Lee Sr....

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Categories: addiction, angst, anxiety, cheer sorrow,
Premium MemberDiabetic Frozen Things
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Diabetic Frozen Things

I eat  sugar popsicles in the snow;
I drink sugar hot chocolate with ice on the go;
And sugar now it's cold;
Kool aid with...

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Categories: inspiration, inspirational, smile, sorrow, strength, teacher,
Inspiration
by Somya Kedia
The blessings bestowed upon me,
I neglect.
The roof, the food, the clothing;
I didn't notice,
Until someone today, 
I met.

Struggling each minute, 
Each day and every year, 
This...

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Categories: sorrow,
A dense peasouper
by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY
Puffs of white fog which hung there like frozen cabbage —Donald McCaig

A dense peasouper 
blurs her face in midwinter
coarse grass left standing....

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Categories: cry, deep, emotions, pain, sorrow, water,
Sea of Tears
by Anna Sander
Drowning in a sea of tears
deep below the waves
It was my breath I could not find, or neither the sun's rays

I knew that if I...

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Categories: sorrow, universe,
A Sense Of Emptiness
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
The nothingness ancient
Transformed into the universe nascent,
Matter came from silence
The core of cosmic sense
Voids in all things’ essence
Creator’s unique space they represent.

In all things that...

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